The Railway Children

Mike Kenny


Mike Kenny is one of the England’s leading writers, specialising in young people’s theatre. He is the recipient of numerous awards, was included in the Independent on Sunday’s list of Top Ten Living UK Playwrights and his plays are performed regularly throughout the UK and all over the world.

Recent productions include original play Scarecrow (AJTC), Great Gran’s Great Games (Pied Piper), A Murder of Crows (Barnstorm, Ireland) and new adaptations of Peter Pan (York Theatre Royal), Aladdin (West Yorkshire Playhouse.)

Credits include: Wild Dreams (Theatre du Rond-Point, Paris); Twin Stars (Unicorn Theatre,London); La Nuit Electrique (Electric Darkness) for Comédie de Valence (France); Who Cares? (Region Theatre, Vaxjo, Sweden); Whiter Than Snow (Graeae, London); Flat Stanley (West Yorkshire Playhouse and Polka, London); The Snow Queen – new version for Cork City of Culture (Graffiti, Ireland); The Little Mermaid (York Theatre Royal and Polka Theatre); Swan Songs (Sherman Theatre, Wales); Boy With a Suitcase (SNAP); On the Verge (Mind the…Gap); The Gardener (AJTC and Nottingham Playhouse); The Last Freak Show (Graeae Theatre); Of Mice and Men (Mind…..the Gap)

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