Arthur Riordan


A founding member of the Irish group “Rough Magic Theatre Company”, Riordan’s work as a playwright includes “Improbable Frequency”, “Train”, “Boomtown”, “Hidden Charges” and “MC Dev’s Emergency Session” for Rough Magic, “Rap Eire” and “Shooting Gallery” in collaboration with Des Bishop, “Love Me?!” for Corn Exchange’s Car Show and “The Last Temptation of Michael Flatley”, commissioned by Macra na Feirme.

As an actor, he has worked extensively with companies such as Rough Magic, Druid, The Passion Machine, Project, Storytellers, and Fishamble, and with the theatres The Abbey and Peacock. He has also written remarkable adaptations of “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man” by James Joyce, “Peer Gynt” by Henrik Ibsen, and “Slattery’s Sago Saga” by Flann O’Brian.


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