Chris O'Connor


Chris O’Connor is a Leeds based writer who has had work produced for stage, radio and film across a number of venues and platforms such as the Carriageworks Theatre, The Lyric Theatre and BBC Radio 4. Recent work includes THE LIFE AND SOUL (Red Ladder Theatre Company) and MARCHING ON EMBERS (Buglight Theatre).

He runs the Leeds Branch of Script Yorkshire, a writers’ group meeting monthly at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. His writing focuses on unheard voices and he has a keen interest in the stories and characters that inhabit places like pubs and betting shops, both fascinating melting pots of drama. Chris writes stories that can challenge opinions, make people see things differently and show a world people might not have seen before.