Anne-Marie Casey is a screenwriter, novelist and playwright. She has written numerous screenplays for TV and Film in Ireland, the UK and US, mostly adaptations of books, both fiction and non-fiction. Her two novels, “An Englishwoman in New York”, and “The Real Liddy James”, are published by Hodder/Headline in the UK and Putnam/Penguin in the US.
Her stage adaptations of “Little Women” and “Wuthering Heights” enjoyed sell-out runs at the Gate Theatre in Dublin.
She has recently completed a pilot episode of a mini-series, “Flying Blind”, the true story of Alcock and Brown and the first transatlantic flight, for Eggplant TV, Toronto, and Shinawil Productions, Dublin, and is currently working on an adaptation of ‘The Story of Lucy Gault’ by William Trevor for director Pat O’Connor, and Ruth Coady and Alan Moloney of Parallel Films.
2019 – THE STORY OF LUCY GAULT, adapted from the novel by William Trevor for Pat O’Connor, director, and Parallel Films. 2018 – FLYING BLIND, a pilot episode for a mini-series about the first transatlantic flight for Eggplant TV, Toronto, and Shinawil Productions, Dublin. 2017/18 – 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 and NBCUniversal LA, 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.