Peter Sheridan was born in Dublin in 1952. His plays include Paint it Black (Project Theatre, 1971); No Entry (Dublin, Project Arts Centre, 1976); Women at Work([co-author Jim Sheridan] Team Educational Company, 1976); The Liberty Suit ([co-authorGerard Mannix Flynn ] Dublin, Olympia Theatre, 1977/published Dublin, Co-op Books, 1980); Emigrants (Clifden Labour Club, Blackpool, UK; The Royal Court, London; and The Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Produced by Pirate Jenny Theatre Company, 1978); Diary of a Hungerstrike (London, The Round House, produced by Hull Truck Company, 1982); The Rock and Roll Show (Project Arts Centre for Dublin Theatre Festival, 1982); Shades of the Jellywoman (Part One)(Project Arts Centre, 1986); ; and Finders Keepers (Dublin, The Abbey Theatre, 2004).
His books include the memoirs 44, Dublin Made Me (London, Viking, 1999); 47 Roses (Viking, 2002); and one novel, Big Fat Love (Dublin, Tivoli, 2003). He has also published Old Money, New Money (Dublin, New Island Books, Open Door Series II, 2000).
He lives in Dublin.
Peter Sheridan at Irish Theatre Magazine