Lucy Montague-Moffatt is an Irish scriptwriter based in Manchester and Dublin.

Lucy Montague-Moffatt

About

Lucy Montague-Moffatt has a Masters in TV & Radio Scriptwriting from the University of Salford.

Her radio drama In His Kiss aired on BBC Radio 4 in July 2017. Lucy was shortlisted for the Kudos North Writer’s Prize in January 2018. She is a Storywriter for leading Irish TV soap opera Fair City and has previously worked in the production office as a Production Coordinator and Scene by Scene Writer for the continuing drama.

Lucy was the Writer-in-Residence for Inchicore College Dublin from 2011 to 2018. She was the Writer-in-Residence for The Gaiety School of Acting from 2017 to 2018, writing their grad play which was performed in Smock Alley Theatre, and was commissioned to write an ensemble play for Backstage Youth Theatre in 2018, which is currently being performed by youth theatres across Ireland.

In 2019, Lucy was one of the playwrights selected to be part of Abbey Theatre’s new work initiative Abbey Works, working with them throughout the summer on developing a new piece of theatre.

Credits

TV

  • Fair City, RTE

    Story Writer
    February 2018 - Present

  • Fair City, RTE

    Scene by Scene Writer
    April 2018 - October 2018

  • Kudos North Writer's Prize

    Shortlisted Scriptwriter
    January 2018

Radio

  • BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play

    Scriptwriter
    July 2017

    ‘In His Kiss’ Produced by Melanie Harris, Directed by Julia Ford

Theatre

  • Gaiety School of Acting

    Writer-In-Residence
    September 2017- June 2018

    Full length play ‘Lost and Found’ performed in Smock Alley Theatre

  • Backstage Youth Theatre

    Playwright
    January 2018

    Full length play ‘Beetroot’ performed in Backstage Theatre

  • Inchicore College Dublin

    Writer-In-Residence
    2011 - 2013 & 2018

    ‘Rapture Tastes So Sweet’ performed in 2011
    ‘Sleepyhead’ performed in 2012
    ‘Carry Me’ performed in 2013
    ‘Both Sides Now’ performed in 2018

  • Fishamble Theatre Company

    Playwright
    2013

    Short play ‘Hearts’ originally performed in Project Arts Centre but has gone on to be performed in Washington, New York, and most recently Russia.

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