John DoyleScreenwriter | Playwright

John Doyle is a highly accomplished writer for stage and screen. He is probably best known for his work as alter ego ‘Rampaging Roy Slaven’, one half of the dynamic duo Roy and HG. Together, they have won several awards for programs This Voting LifeThis Sporting LifeClub BuggeryThe DreamThe Monday DumpThe Cream, and The Dream in Athens.

John’s first foray into drama writing for the screen resulted in an AFI Award Nomination (Best Screenplay in a Television Drama) for Changi. This exceptional mini-series for the ABC also received an AWGIE and Logie Award for Most Outstanding Drama. His second series, Marking Time, won John his second AFI and AWGIE Awards as well as the NSW Premier’s Literary Award and a Logie nomination.

John’s first play, The Pig Iron People was commissioned by the Sydney Theatre Company and debuted during the 2008 season. The Pig Iron People is a timely satire infused with profound tolerance for the foibles of humanity. His second play, Vere (Faith), about a physicist who is diagnosed with dementia and Parkinson’s, was commissioned by the Sydney Theatre Company and the State Theatre Company of South Australia for their 2013/2014 season. For a full CV please contact

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