Christine Murphy is a scriptwriter from Belfast. She has written for several long-running TV series, including Emmerdale, Doctors and Eastenders and is currently writing for the Britbox/BBC TV series Hope Street.
Her debut feature film Cup Cake premiered at and won the Audience Award at the Belfast Film Festival in 2010. In 2013, she won the Irish Writers’ Guild Zebbie Award for her BBC Radio 4 drama Kicking the Air starring Vicky McClure.
She is an alumnus of the prestigious eQuinoxe Europe feature script development programme, MediaXchange's Series Accelerator programme and David Puttnam's Creative Producing Masterclass. She was a WFTV mentee in 2022 and was mentored by Sharon Horgan.
KICKING THE AIR (2012) Afternoon Play starring Vicky McClure & Sophia Myles. Produced by Heather Larmour for BBC Radio NI (BBC Radio 4)
Winner: Writers’ Guild of Ireland Award for Best Radio Script 2013
HOPE DIES LAST (2011) Short stage play about the war in Kosovo performed at the Arcola Theatre London’s Miniaturists Series.
SEACHT Series 4 (2010) Irish language drama – 2 episodes (BBC NI/TG4)
CUP CAKE (2009) original feature film starring Michelle Fairley & Adam Best
Winner: NI Screen Low Budget Feature Fiction Fund 2009
Winner: Audience Award, Belfast Film Festival, April 2010
Winner: First Place, Best Feature, Rhode Island Film Festival, August 2010
Winner: Grand Prize, Best Feature, North Country Film Festival, October 2010
SEACHT Series 3 (2009) Irish language drama – 1 episode (BBC NI/TG4)
BEL’S BOYS (2006) Network children’s sit-com – 1 episode (Endemol)
DOCTORS (2005) ‘Best Eaten Cold’ episode (BBC1)
EMMERDALE (2003-2004) 13 episodes (Granada/ITV)
GYPSY BABY (2003) Treatment nominated for the Dennis Potter Award.
EASTENDERS (2002) 1 episode (BBC1)
MILLTOWN Feature about joyriding and punishment beatings in Belfast.
Comedy, Film, Radio, Television, Theatre
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