Stella is a London-born Irish writer and actress. Her plays include Duck, which premiered in an Out of Joint and Royal Court co-production at the Theatre Royal, Oh Go My Man (Royal Court), Catch (written with four other female playwrights) at the Royal Court, Dreams of Violence (Soho Theatre, London and toured nationally), Bang Bang Bang (Out Of Joint/Royal production), This May Hurt A Bit – (a play about the National Health Service) toured nationally and played the St James Theatre, London.
Her work has also been seen in Bury St Edmunds; the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh; the Royal Court Theatre; and The Peacock Theatre, Dublin. Her new adaptation of George Farquhar’s first play Love and a Bottle, originally written in 1698, was developed as part of the LAMDA Long Project and produced at Greenwich Theatre.
She is the co-recipient of the 2007 Susan Smith Blackburn Award. Feehily was previously an actress, and played regular character Sorcha Byrne in Irish soap opera Fair City.
Max Stafford-Clark and playwright Stella Feehily conducted a three-day workshop on the Joint Stock method and new plays with our second-year students.