Theatre, Film and TV

Fiona Doyle is a Finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

Jan 30, 2018

Fiona Doyle has been announced as one of the ten finalists for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights writing in the English language.

Established in 1978, the prestigious play-writing award is given annually to recognize women who have written works of outstanding quality for the English-speaking theatre. Fiona's play The Strange Death of John Doe was chosen from over 150 nominated plays.

Fiona's play Coolatully won the Papatango New Writing Prize and her play Deluge won the Eamon Keane Full-Length Play Award. They were both published by Nick Hern Books. She is currently under commission to Hampstead Theatre and National Theatre Connections 2018.