Dean Cavanagh

Dean Cavanagh


Lives in the North West with his family. Started his writing career in journalism and contributed to, amongst others, The N.M.E, i-D, the Mail on Sunday, Guardian and the Melody Maker. He became a freelance creative writer in the advertising industry for a short spell in the late 1990’s, penning many famous adverts. He became Irvine Welsh’s screen and theatre writing partner in 2000. He has contributed to numerous online publications under a variety of aliases. He is currently working on his debut novel.





Black Comedy: Theatre, Film, Prose.


Publications & Performance History

BAFTA nominated TV film

Workshop & Reading Experience

script workshops with: *Antonia Bird *Jemma Rodgers *Phil John *Davina Belling *Ray Cooper *David Aukin *Colin Firth *Mark Cousins *Irvine Welsh


All of the above. Contact details on request.

Group size preference

No preference

Group age preference

No preference

Working languages


Area prepared to travel

North West