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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


Paul Boyd (2)


Paul Boyd comes from Belfast, where he works as a writer, composer and musical director. His first play, written at university, won the Greer Garson Theatre Award and his musical version of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' was nominated for a Belfast Drama Award in 1998. Boyd was Artistic Director of Belfast's Kabosh Productions for three years from 1993 to 1996. He is also artistic director and founder member of Purpose Built Musicals (established 2001). Note: Paul Boyd also acts under the name Kennedy Boyd.

Music Composed by

Play Title Playwright
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Paul Boyd (2) Lewis Carroll
A musical adaptation of the original book by Lewis Carroll.
Rumpelstiltskin Paul Boyd (2) Orla McKeagney Emily Thomas

Musical Director

Play Title Playwright
Dome Sweet Dome John McClelland
McCool XXL Paul Boyd (2)
Puckoon Vincent Higgins Spike Milligan
Based on the popular 1963 novel by Spike Milligan. Adapted by Vincent Higgins and devised by the company.
Rumpelstiltskin Paul Boyd (2) Orla McKeagney Emily Thomas
The Chronicles of Long Kesh Martin Lynch
The Haunting of Helena Blunden Paul Boyd (2) Bernie McGill
Inspired by an original concept 'the Ghostwatch at www.irelandseye.com'
The Magic Hat Zoë Seaton Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney


Play Title Playwright
Freefalling Owen McCafferty


Play Title Playwright
Molly Wobbly's T*t Factory Paul Boyd (2)

Lyrics by

Play Title Playwright
Rumpelstiltskin Paul Boyd (2) Orla McKeagney Emily Thomas