Oliver Emanuel is a playwright based in Scotland. He was born in Kent, England, and studied at Leeds University and the University of East Anglia before settling in Glasgow in 2006. He has written for most of the major theatre companies in Scotland and his work has been seen across the UK, Ireland, Europe, Canada, USA and China. He also writes extensively for BBC radio. Oliver’s play Dragon won Best Show for Children and Young People at the UK Theatre Awards 2014.


'Nowhere else in the world is radio drama as good as this’ - TELEGRAPH on Emile Zola: Blood, Sex & Money.


‘Magical… breathtakingly beautiful’ – SCOTSMAN on Spirit of Adventure


‘Shows how brilliant theatre can be’ – THREE WEEKS on Titus


‘Brilliantly interweaves the everyday with the extraordinary’ – THE TIMES on Dragon


‘Seldom have I spent a more enjoyable time at the theatre’ – DC METRO on The Adventures of Robin Hood


The 306: Dawn (2016)

Prom (2016)

A History of Paper (2016)

Emile Zola: Performance (adaptation 2016)

Emile Zola: Power (adaptation 2016)

Emile Zola: Food (adaptation 2015)

Emile Zola: Politics (adaptation 2015)

Emile Zola: Drink (adaptation 2015)

The Lost Things (2015)

(Take Me To…) The Necropolis (2015)

The Adventures of Robin Hood (2014)

Albion Street (2014)

The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot (2013)

Dragon (2013)

Titus (English version/2013)

The Day I Swapped My Dad For Two Goldfish (adaptation/2013)

The Spare Room (2013)

End Of The World For One Night Only (2012)

Random Objects Flying Through The Air (2012)

The Other One (2012)

13 Minutes in Cairo (2012)

Spirit of Adventure (2012)

Ancient Greek (2011)

Henry & Ingrid (2011)

Songbirds (2011)

One Night in Iran (2011)

Everything (2010)

John (2010)

The Vanishing (adaptation/2010)

Elvis in Prestwick (2010)

Daniel & Mary (2009)

This Way Up (2009)

Ship of Shadows (2009)

Videotape (2009)

Flit (2008)

Man Across The Way (2007)

Magpie Park (2007)

Shiver (2006)

Bella & The Beautiful Knight (2005)

IZ (2003)




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London, W1F 0LE

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