Writer for film, radio and theatre

Glenn Patterson is a writer for film, television and radio from Northern Ireland.

With Colin Carberrry, he co-wrote the film Good Vibrations, for which the pair were nominated for Outstanding Debut at the 2014 BAFTA Film awards. 

They had previously won Best Script at the 2013 Irish Writers Guild Awards, and Best Script at the 2012 Dinard British Film Festival. They were also nominated for Best First Script of 2013 by the Writers Guild of Great Britain.

He is currently developing a number of projects for film and television.




BBCNI Bursary
In development

Co-written with Colin Carberry

Canderblink Films
In development

Co-written with Colin Carberry

Indie Movie Company
In development

Drama based on The Astaires by Kathleen Hardy, co-written with Colin Carberry

Lightbulb Pictures
In development

Drama based on the life of John DeLorean, co-written with Colin Carberry

Indie Movie Company
In development
Good Vibrations
Nominate: BAFTA, Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer
Producer Bruno Charlesworth, Andrew Eaton, David Holmes & Chris Martin
Director Lisa Barros D'Sa & Glenn Leyburn
  • Liam Cunningham
  • Richard Dormer
  • Dylan Moran
  • Killian Scott
  • Biopic about Terri Hooley, who opened a record shop in Belfast in the 1970s, co-written with Colin Carberry

    The Works International
    Indie Movie Company



    Episode of season 2 co-written with Colin Carberry.

    ITV Encore

    Co-written with Colin Carberry

    Indie Movie Company for BBC
    In development

    Adaptation of the crime novels by Desmond Doherty, co-written with Colin Carberry

    Revolution Films
    In development



    Glenn wrote and presented the series and podcast.

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4

    Broadcaster Radio 4
    Director Eoin O'Callaghan
  • Gerard Murphy
  • Gerard Jordan
  • Drama set at the top of an unlit bonfire

    Broadcaster Radio 3



    Co-written with Colin Carberry. Adaptation of their film of the same name.

    Lyric Theatre Belfast

    Glenn wrote the libretto for the opera, composer was Neil Martin.

    Carlisle Circus, Belfast
    Producer Point Fields Theatre Company
    Director Joe Devlin
  • Sean Caffrey
  • Monologue addressing the theme of identity and place

    Old Museum Arts Centre