Oliver Emanuel

Playwright for theatre and radio, based in Scotland. Associate Playwright at Playwright Studio Scotland. Reader of Playwriting at the University of St Andrews. Writer in Residence at Gladstone's Library 2019.


Giles Smart at United Agents, gsmart@unitedagents.co.uk.

The Truth About Hawaii: BBC Radio 4, 2018.

Flight:Vox Motus, 2017. New York transfer: McKittrick Hotel, 2018.

The 306: Day:National Theatre of Scotland/Stellar Quines/Perth Theatre, 14-18 NOW, 2017.

Transformation:short story, part of The Poet & Echo series, BBC Radio 4, 2017.

Emile Zola: Fate: BBC Radio 4, 2016.

The 306: Dawn: National Theatre of Scotland, Perth Theatre, 14-18 NOW, Red Note Ensemble, May-June 2016.

Emile Zola: Power: BBC Radio 4, 2016.

Emile Zola: Performance: BBC Radio 4, 2016.

Prom:Play, Pie, Pint – Oran Mor, Traverse, Lemon Tree, April 2016.

A History of Paper:BBC Radio 4, January 2016.

Emile Zola: Drink:BBC Radio 4, 2015.

Emile Zola: Politics: BBC Radio 4, 2015.

Emile Zola: Food: BBC Radio 4, 2015.

Titus: macrobert, Made in Scotland Showcase at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, August 2013. UK Tour, 2014. US Tour 2016/7.

The Adventures of Robin Hood:Visible Fictions/Kennedy Center, Washington, April-June 2014. US Tour, September-December 2014. US Tour 2015. US/Canada Tour 2016.

The Lost Things: Tortoise in a nutshell, Imaginate Festival 2015. UK Tour 2016.

(Take Me To…) The Necropolis: BBC Radio 4, Spring 2015.

Albion Street: BBC Radio Scotland, February 2014.

The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot:macrobert, December 2013/Arches, December 2014.

Dragon:Vox Motus/ National Theatre of Scotland/ Tianjin Children’s Art Theatre, October and November 2013. China tour 2014. Edinburgh International Festival 2015. UK Tour 2015.

The Day I Swapped My Dad For Two Goldfish:National Theatre of Scotland, May-June 2013.

The Spare Room: BBC Radio 4, February 2013.

End of the World (For One Night Only):Red Note Ensemble, December 2012.

Random Objects Flying Through The Air:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, September 2012.

The Other One: BBC Radio 4, June 2012.

13 Minutes in Cairo: BBC Radio 4, March 2012.

Spirit of Adventure: Dundee Rep/Oran Mor, February 2012.

Ancient Greek: BBC Radio 4, November 2011.

Henry & Ingrid: Scottish Refugee Council/Tron, June 2011.

Nude:Tramway,May 2011.

Songbirds: BBC Radio 4, April 2011.

One Night In Iran: BBC Radio 3/Oran Mor, February 2011.

Everything:BBC Radio 4, September 2010.

John: Visible Fictions, July 2010.

The Vanishing: BBC Radio 4, July 2010.

Elvis in Prestwick: BBC Radio 4, February 2010.

Daniel & Mary: BBC Radio Scotland, October 2009.

This Way Up: UK Film Council/Screen Yorkshire, September 2009.

Ship of Shadows: Visible Fictions, August 2009.

Videotape: Oran Mor, October 2008.

Flit: National Theatre of Scotland Learn, June 2008.

Man Across The Way: Theatre 503, September 2007.

Magpie Park: West Yorkshire Playhouse, July 2007.

Shiver: Silver Tongue, 2006.

Bella & The Beautiful Knight:Silver Tongue, 2005.

Iz: Silver Tongue, 2003.

Radio, Theatre