FNI Wrap Chat #175 |Halloween Special| Peter Dunne
Today joining our Host Georgina McKevitt
(@itsgeorginamckevitt) is Lover of all things spooky and scary, Peter Dunne.
Peter is an award-winning writer, playwright, producer, creator of audiodramas, podcasts and unusual experiences. Irish Theatre Magazine described his work as “New Irish writing at its best”, Visit Dublin called him “One of Ireland’s most interesting and innovative talents” while Headstuff called his theatre work “brilliant
For his horror anthology podcast Petrified, he won a New York Radio Award and an Irish Podcast Award for drama series and recently made the move into live shows at the London Podcast Festival.
He co-created two podcast and radio series for RTÉjr - The Living Library and Spooky FM - also an award winner at the Irish Podcast Awards.
For the Bram Stoker Festival, he created the audio horror experiences Eerie and
Bram, as well as Instaterror - the world’s first ghost story to take place completely on
Instagram. He made his graphic comics debut in 2020 with the queer horror
story Abomination by Hey Dorothy comics
Straddling the worlds of horror and comedy, his plays have been staged at the Abbey Theatre, Project Arts Centre, Bewleys Café Theatre, Dublin Castle and Smock Alley Theatre amongst others. For his theatre work he has been nominated for the Spirit of Wit Award and the Georganne Aldrich Heller Award at the Dublin Fringe Festival.
This Halloween, Peter will team up with Dacre Stoker for Stoker On Stoker, looking at the work of the legendary creator of Dracula.