Tom McGrath Biography (1940-)
Born October 23, 1940, in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland; married; children: four daughters. Addresses: Agent--Michael Imison Playwrights Ltd.,28 Almeida St., London N1 1TD, England.
- Birth Details
- October 23, 1940
- Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland
- (With Billy Connolly) Great Northern Welly Boot Show, produced at Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1972, then London, 1972.
- Laurel and Hardy, produced at Edinburgh Festival, 1976, then as Mr.
- Laurel and Mr. Hardy on the West End at Mayfair Theater, 1976.
- (With Jimmy Boyle) The Hard Man: A Play, produced at Edinburgh Festival,1977, then Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1977, published by Canongate, 1977.
- The Android Circuit, produced at Edinburgh Festival, 1978, then Instituteof Contemporary Arts, 1978.
- Sisters, produced at Royal Stratford Theater, London, 1978, revised version produced in Southampton, England, 1985.
- The Innocent, produced at Warehouse Theater, London, 1979.
- Animal, produced at Edinburgh Festival, 1979, then Nuffield Theater, Southampton, 1985.
- 1-2-3: Who Are You Anyway? (and) Very Important Business (and) Moondog, broadcast by British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC-Radio), 1981, produced at Edinburgh Festival, 1981, then Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1981.
- Pals, produced in Cumbernauld, Scotland, 1984.
- Kora, produced at Traverse Theater, Edinburgh, 1986.
- Thanksgiving, produced at the Tron Theater, Glasgow, Scotland, 1986.
- (With Mhairi Grealis) Private View, produced in Edinburgh, 1987.
- Trivial Pursuits (three-act), produced at Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, 1988.
- Also author of radio play The Silver Darlings (based on the novel of thesame title by Neil Gunn), broadcast in 1982, and of juvenile play The Phone Box, produced in 1983.
- The Nuclear Family, BBC-TV, 1982.
- The Gambler, BBC-TV (Scotland), 1984.
- End of the Line, BBC-TV, 1984.
- Also author of Blowout, 1984.
- Contemporary Authors, Volume 130, Gale, 1990.
- Contemporary Dramatists, St. James, 1988.
- Times (London), February 28, 1985; August 14, 1985; August 25, 1986; October 29, 1986; May 9, 1988.