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Publications

Books

Fiction

Blue Book (Jonathan Cape, 2011)

Day (Jonathan Cape, 2007) Winner Costa Book Award 2007

Night Geometry and the Garscadden Trains (Vintage, 2004)

Paradise (Jonathan Cape, 2004)

Everything You Need (Jonathan Cape, 1999)

Original Bliss (Jonathan Cape, 1997)

So I am Glad (Jonathan Cape, 1995)

Now that you're back (Jonathan Cape, 1994)

Looking for the Possible Dance (Secker & Warburg, 1993)

Non-Fiction

On Writing (Jonathan Cape, 2013)

On Bullfighting (Yellow Jersey Press, 1999)

Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (BFI Film Classics, 1997)

Short Stories

All the Rage (Random House, 2014)

What Becomes (Jonathan Cape, 2009)

Indelible Acts (Jonathan Cape, 2002)

Drama

1993: The Audition - one man play. Winner of Edinburgh Festival Fringe First.
1993: Totally Out Of It - BBC Education TV drama.
1994: Haroun And The Sea of Stories - musical adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s novel for Benchtours theatre company.
1994: Just To Say - BBC Education TV drama.
1994: The Year Of The Prince - BBC Education Historical TV Series.
1994: Stella Does Tricks - BFI/SFPF 90 min film. Released Spring 1997
1995: There’s an end to an Auld Sang - BBC Education Historical TV series.
1995: Delicate - performance piece for Motionhouse dance company.
1995: Ghostdancing - BBC TV drama/documentary. (Writer/Presenter)
1999: For The Love Of Burns - BBC TV arts documentary (Writer/Presenter)
2000: True – a Requiem for Lucy Palmer - performance project for Fierce Productions and Tramway Theatre.
2001: Dice - 6 part TV series for CBC (With John Burnside)
2002: Dice II - 6 part TV series for CBC (With John Burnside)
2003: Born A Fox - radio play for BBC Radio 4
2005: Like An Angel - radio play for BBC Radio 4
2006: Will the Real A.L.Kennedy Please Stand Up - BBC 2 documentary (subject)
2009: Indian Summer - musical comedy – first production in Oberhausen. (In German)
2009: Come On Up To The House – monologue for BBC Radio 4
2010: Confessions of a Medium - radio play for BBC Radio 4. (Also produced in Germany by SWD)
2010: Blood Empire - radio play for SudWestRundfunk, Germany
2010: I Want My Life Back – monologue in From Fact To Fiction strand, BBC Radio 4 (Performer).
2010: The Glasgow Boys – documentary for BBC Radio 3.
2012: Art and Madness – documentary for BBC Radio 3.
2012: Turn Our Backs – monologue for BBC Radio 4.
2012: Are You Inexperienced – Series of monologues on BBC Radio 4 (Performer)
2013: That I Should Rise – radio play for BBC Radio 3
2013: Love Love Love Like The Beatles – radio play for BBC Radio 4 (Also produced in Germany by SWD)
2013: Zoo Trips – monologue in From Fact To Fiction strand, BBC Radio 4 (Performer).