Anne-Marie Casey is a screenwriter, novelist and playwright.
Current projects include her original TV series idea Wild Irish Girl, set in 1951 in Cong, Mayo, during the filming of ‘The Quiet Man’, for Fields Entertainment, LA, and her original feature film, The Two Shockers, for Screen Ireland and Blue Ink Productions about the extraordinary female writing partnership of Somerville & Ross.
Her first novel, An Englishwoman in New York, was bought and edited by Amy Einhorn for Putnam/Penguin in the US, and, along with her second novel, The Real Liddy James, was also published by Hodder in the UK. An Englishwoman in New York was a Kirkus Reviews best book of the year in the US, and a YOU magazine book club pick in the UK.
Little Women opened in summer 2022 in Pitlochry and Watford to great reviews and enthusiastic audiences and will move to HOME Theatre, Manchester in December this year.
Her stage adaptations of Little Women and Wuthering Heights enjoyed sell-out runs at the Gate Theatre, Dublin. Her new version of Little Women, co-produced by the Watford Palace Theatre (Director Brigid Larmour) and Pitlochry Festival Theatre, UK, opened August to October 2022.
‘Stylish, humourous and compassionate, this is a lovingly crafted adaptation of an American classic.’ **** The Telegraph.
‘Casey…bottles the story’s magic’ **** The Daily Mail
2022/23 – LITTLE WOMEN, stage adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s novel of the same name, co-produced by the Watford Palace Theatre (Director Brigid Larmour) and Pitlochry Festival Theatre, UK, ran from August to October, 2022. Production opening at HOME Theatre, Manchester December 9th 2023.
2023 – SOMERVILLE & ROSS, an original screenplay about an extraordinary female writing partnership in the 1900s. Developed with Screen Ireland, producer Ruth Carter of Blue Ink Films.
2023 – WILD IRISH GIRL, an original TV series about the filming of The Quiet Man. Producer Simon Fields, Fields Entertainment, LA.
2021 – THE STORY OF LUCY GAULT, adapted from the novel by William Trevor and to be directed by Aisling Walsh for Fields Entertainment, LA/Screen Ireland/Parallel Films.
2019/2020- THE MASTER, a film adaptation of the novel by Jolien Janzing for Screen Ireland and David Kelly Productions.
2018 – FLYING BLIND, a pilot episode for a mini-series about the first transatlantic flight for Eggplant TV, Toronto, and Shinawil Productions, Dublin.
2016 – GALWAY BAY, a pilot episode of a TV series for Lightworkers Media and NBCUniversal LA, adapted from the novel by Mary Pat Kelly, set in Ireland in 1840.