Colin Hough

Born in Glasgow in 1967, Colin began writing in 1999 with Terminus, a short piece for The Skipton Little Theatre.

Nan, his first play for television was screened at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in August 2000 and broadcast by Scottish Television in December of that year. Shortlisted for Best Short Drama at The Celtic Film Festival, Colin was nominated for Writer of the Year by TAPS.

In 2001 he was commissioned by BBC Wales to write Touching The Linden Tree, a play for Radio 4 with Rebecca Trick-Walker.

Tangerine, filmed under the BBC's Tartan Shorts scheme was premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, broadcast on BBC2 and screened at the London Film Festival and Festivals around Europe.

Colin has written several plays for BBC Radio including Wonderful Someone (2003), Three Minute Warning (2004), Amy's Spaghetti (2006), Sparkle (2007), A Most Civil Arrangement (2008), Bad Dad (2008), Meryl the Mounted (2009), Happy Hour at the Hotel Death (2011), Hard Boiled Eggs & Nuts (2012), Hector's House of Windsor (2013) for The Stanley Baxter Playhouse and Single Beds (2015).

2007 saw his radio play Amy's Spaghetti transfer to the stage in an adaptation by Brian Freeland and in 2012, A Civil Arrangement was adapted for television and broadcast on BBC Four starring Alison Steadman.

Projects in development include Queens' Court, a situation comedy for King Bert Productions and In Place of Strife, a drama based on the life of Barbara Castle.

Colin is a member of BAFTA and The Writer's Guild of Great Britain.

27th January 2013

 

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1999

Terminus
performed at Skipton Little Theatre, Yorkshire.
Directed by Chris Birch

2000

Nan
Newfoundland for Scottish Television
Broadcast: 21st Dec 2000
30th Mar 2001

2001

Tangerine
Tartan Short for BBC Scotland/Scottish Screen.
Broadcast: 18th Nov 2001

2002

Touching the Linden Tree, with Rebecca Trick-Walker,
Directed by Alison Hindell for BBC Radio 4
Broadcast: 5th Mar 2002

2003

Wonderful Someone
Directed by David Jackson-Young for BBC Radio 4
Broadcast: 6th Feb 2003
21st Jan 2005

2004

Three Minute Warning
Directed by David Jackson-Young for BBC Radio 4
Broadcast: 22nd Sep 2004

2005

Amy's Spaghetti
Directed by Patrick Rayner for BBC Radio 4
Broadcast: 14th March 2006

2007

Sparkle
Directed by David Jackson-Young for BBC Radio 4
Broadcast: 5th October 2007

2008

A Most Civil Arrangement
Directed by Kirsty Williams
for BBC Radio Scotland
Broadcast: 14th February 2008

Bad Dad
Directed by David Jackson-Young
for BBC Radio 4

2009

Meryl the Mounted
Directed by Kirsty Williams for BBC Radio 4
Broadcast: 8th September 2009

2010

A Most Civil Arrangement
Directed by A Peebles for Tron Theatre
Run: 7-15th May 2010

2011

Happy Hour at the Hotel Death
Directed by Gaynor MacFarlane
for BBC Radio Scotland
Broadcast: 23rd November 2011

The Garibaldi Paradox
For National Theatre of Scotland's
Five Minute Theatre
Broadcast on-line: 21st June 2011

2012

A Civil Arrangement
Starring Alison Steadman
Directed by Christine Gernon
Producer Emma Strain
Executive Producer Jo Sargent
For BBC Four
Broadcast: 6th May 2012

Hard Boiled Eggs & Nuts
Directed by Gaynor MacFarlane
for BBC Radio 4
Broadcast: 28th Sept 2012

The Stanley Baxter Playhouse: Hector's House of Windsor
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
a Catherine Bailey Production for BBC Radio 4
Broadcast: 13th Jan 2013

2015

Single Beds
Directed by Gaynor MacFarlane
for BBC Radio 4

Comedy (topical),Online writing,Scripted reality,Theatre,Videogames

1 hr 10 mins

8 hrs 50 mins