Peter Darney

Peter is an exciting, up-and-coming Welsh writer and theatre director.

His play 5 GUYS CHILLIN' won Best LGBT Play at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, as well as previously winning a Brighton Fringe Award for LGBTQ Theatre and 2 Dublin International Gay Theatre festival awards, and won the Boyz Scene Award for Best London Play. It had a combined run of 6 months at the Kings Head Theatre in London and transferred Off Broadway to SoHo Playhouse. It has since been published by Oberon Books, and licensed in Australia and Canada. He is currently developing a film adaptation. Peter also has a stageplay under option to Fulwell 73.

Peter directed Sasha Ellen's SIGNAL FAILURE for a 6-week run at Soho Playhouse-Off Broadway, KINDNESS for BBC Radio 4 (The Independent's Pick of the Week) and FRANK SENT ME which ran at Soho Theatre, The Underbelly and Theatre 503.

Peter holds an MA in Theatre Directing from St Mary's University College, and previously trained as an actor at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and was recipient of the prestigious BBC Carlton Hob's Award.

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