London based writer
Paul Hill, one of the Guildford Four, gaoled for 15 years for crimes they did
not commit. This is his story. Written by Martin McNamara. Directed by Sebastien Blanc. Starring Stefan McCusker. Music by The Pogues.
"Graphic, painful to watch, but very well done. A shocking story." - Chris Mullin, former MP and human rights campaigner
OFFICIAL SELECTION, Belfast Film Festival 2019
OFFICIAL SELECTION, Taos Shortz Film Fest, New Mexico, 2020
OFFICIAL SELECTION, 8 Firenze Film Corti International Festival, Florence, 2020 OFFICIAL SELECTION, Dalmatia Film Festival, Croatia, 2020 OFFICIAL SELECTION, Long Shot Film Festival, 2020
OFFICIAL SELECTION, Bute Street Film Festival, 2020 OFFICIAL SELECTION, Ontario International Film Festival, 2020
OFFICIAL SELECTION, Fastnet Film Festival, Ireland, 2020 OFFICIAL SELECTION, Romford International Film Festival, 2000
OFFICIAL SELECTION, Sanford International Film Festival, 2020 OFFICIAL SELECTION, Cheltenham International Film Festival, 2020
OFFICIAL SELECTION, Lift Off Global Network Manchester Film Festival, 2020
OFFICIAL SELECTION, Festival Angaelica, Duluth, MN, America 2020
OFFICIAL SELECTION, Oxaca FilmFest, Mexico 2021
My short monologue DENNIS is now available to listen to on the Podcasts on new writing, produced by Anne Curtis and Green Curtain Theatre. Dennis is performed by the brilliant Irish actor Donal Cox.
A monologue for anyone who has ever attended an Irish funeral, or who knows who Count John McCormack is.
Archive on 4. From Inside: The Guildford Four
BBC Radio Four
Radio documentary telling the story of Paul Hill and The Guildford Four, based on Hill's prison letters, includes interview with Paul and readings from Jonjo O'Neill.
Produced by Mary Ward Lowery. Presented by Martin McNamara
My Cambodian Twin - radio drama by Martin McNamara
The true story of Annie Caulfield and her determination to complete her final travel book as she battled illness. Starring Pippa Haywood & Paul Ritter. Producer Emma Harding. BBC Radio 4, May 2019
'Pick of the Week' The Observer 'Pick of the Week' Radio Four
'An uncompromising and moving paean to love, friendship and bloody-
mindedness' The Times
Mosley Must Fall
October 1936. Tensions are rising in the streets of East London as Oswald Mosley and his fascists prepare to march through the Jewish and Irish ghetto
"If there is a more pertinent and urgent play out there that reflects these troubled times, I don’t know it" ★★★★ Breakingtheforthwall
"McNAMARA’S Mosley Must Fall is a gem" ★★★★ Morning Star
The story behind the play Returning 2021...
The Parting Glass
On the day of his funeral, two brothers make a nostalgic trip back to the pub where
their Irish father used to drink, with tragic results. Short film, written by Martin
McNamara, directed by Cillian O Donnachadha and produced by Sharon Sexton.
NOMINATED BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM 2019, Underground Cinema Film Awards, Ireland
SELECTED, LONELY SEAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2019, Boston, USA