Dougal is a multi-award winning composer, lyricist and writer. He trained in playwriting at the Royal Court.
Credits as Bookwriter/Lyricist/Composer: Departure Lounge (multiple productions including LONDON Waterloo East [Whatsonstage award nomination â€“ Best New Musical], OFF BROADWAY Public Theatre â€“ NY Summer Play Festival, CHICAGO Royal George Theatre, BELFAST Grand Opera House), In Touch (Trafalgar Studios), The Other School (Co book-writer, St James Theatre/NYMT), Angry Birds (Havering Theatre).
As Lyricist: Britain's Got Bhangra (Two UK Tours 2010/11 â€“ NTA Award nomination â€“ Best Musical Production, Off West End Award Winner â€“ Best New Musical). Laila (Rifco Arts, forthcoming international tour).
As Composer: The Bacchae and Blood Wedding (Royal & Derngate â€“ under the Cameron Mackintosh/Mercury Musicals Resident composer scheme), The Merchant of Venice, Merry Wives of Windsor and The Comedy of Errors (Hazlitt Theatre, Touring), Captured by the Dark (StopGap Theatre). Dougal was also runner up in the prestigious Arts Foundation award.
Songs by Dougal have featured at three WhatsonStage Award winners concerts and the song cycles A Song Cycle for Soho (Soho Theatre) and Beyond the Gate (Gate Theatre) His album Acoustic Overtures; the songs of Dougal Irvine features a foreword by Stephen Fry and the Stiles and Drewe song prize winning Do You Want A Baby Baby?
Dominic Marsh, Dougal Irvine
Tristan Bernays, Dougal Irvine
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