Anne-Marie Casey is a screenwriter, novelist and playwright. She was a successful producer in Film and TV in the UK before becoming a writer full time. She has written numerous scripts for TV and Film in the UK and Ireland, most recently a pilot episode for a TV Series Galway Bay, set in Connemara during the Famine, adapted from the novel by Mary Pat Kelly, to be produced by Roma Downey of Lightworkers Media, Los Angeles, and a film adaptation of The Master, a novel by Jolien Janzing, about Charlotte Bronte in Brussels, the secret love affair that inspired Jane Eyre for the Irish Film Board and producer David Kelly.
Her stage adaptations of Little Women and Wuthering Heights enjoyed sell-out runs at the Gate Theatre in Dublin, in 2011/12 and 2014/15. She is currently working on a stage adaptation of Madame Bovary. Her first novel “No One Could Have Guessed the Weather/An Englishwoman in New York” was a bestseller in Ireland, a Kirkus reviews best book of the year in the US and a YOU magazine book club pick in the UK. Her new novel The Real Liddy James was published in the UK and Ireland by Hodder and in the US by Putnam/Penguin in September 2016.
2016 – THE MASTER, a film adaptation of the novel by Jolien Janzing for the Irish Film Board and David Kelly Productions.
2016 – GALWAY BAY, a pilot episode of a TV series for Lightworkers Media, adapted from the novel by Mary Pat Kelly, set in Ireland in 1840.
2015 – BRIDGET CLEARY, a feature film adaptation of the book by Angela Bourke. Producer, Wildfire Films, Director, Jim O’Hanlon, starring Richard Armitage.
2014/2015 – WUTHERING HEIGHTS – A stage adapatation of the novel by Emily Bronte. Had a critically acclaimed, sell out run at the Gate Theatre in Dublin.
2011/2012- LITTLE WOMEN – An adaptation for the stage from the novel by Louisa Alcott for the Gate Theatre, Dublin. Directed by Michael Barker-Caven, the production opened to excellent reviews and was extended.
2011/2012 – THE HARBOUR – Original drama series about a medical practice in a fishing community. Bible and pilot script in development with BBC Drama, London.
2011/2012 – REELING – ‘Strictly Ballroom’ meets ‘Riverdance’. Original feature film set in Toronto and Dublin. In development with Parallel Films and the Irish Film Board.