Martin is a writer and reporter. He has written for national newspapers, magazines and news agencies. He was a correspondent in LA and Dublin and his native London.
He was a TV news producer for Associated Press Television News (APTN). More recently he devises, produces and presents programmes for BBC Radio Four.
His first full length play, The Magic Hour, was produced at the Brockley Jack in 2013. Other stage work has been performed at Theatre N16, Soho Theatre, 503 Theatre, Bread & Roses, Lion & Unicorn, The Bunker, Irish Cultural Centre, London Irish Centre, the Alphabetti Theatre in Newcastle, Underbelly in Edinburgh and other theatres.
Feature script, The Shy Russian, optioned by Future Films USA. Sworn Virgin optioned by Lakeside Pictures. Martin was a member of a couple of Royal Court writers groups and part of the inaugural New Dramatists Club. He won the BBC Northern Ireland/Tony Doyle writers bursary. The script KRIM was finalist in BBC Scriptroom 5.
IED was long-listed for the 2015 Bruntwood Prize and named Play of the Year by Players Playwrights in 2016. It was staged Autumn 2017 at the N16 Theatre.
After a successful theatre run in 2016, his play Traitors, Cads & Cowards was invited into Wandsworth Prison for a production in 2017.