Dougal Irvine

Departure Lounge (2009)

Dougal Irvine gained a BSc in Psychology from the University of Birmingham, before training as an actor at Mountview Academy. He has worked as an actor for seven years, with many West End and Rep theatre credits, as well as work in TV and Film. He trained in playwriting at the Royal Court, London. His first musical Departure Lounge was nominated for all five MTM:UK awards at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival and won the award for best music. His second musical Get In Touch is being developed through the Perfect Pitch network. Dougal also wrote the screenplays for the short films Beautiful Eyes and Blind Date which both went to Cannes, and The Green Fairy for the LA short film festival.





SPF Diary

July 31, 2009

Composer Exposure
After a very long day.... two shows, a talkback and a photo shoot.... the cast of Departure Lounge...

July 30, 2009

The Chequered flag
So, the show’s been open for a couple of nights and already the end is in sight.  Can’t quite...

July 24, 2009

A load off in the rain….
I’ve been working on Departure Lounge off and on for quite a few years now. You know how it is....

July 18, 2009

Cycling in New York
I mean, dude are you crazy or what?

July 17, 2009

The Huge Granny Smith
Day five in NY. Jet lag pretty much gone, although I thought I was doing better than I was earlier...

July 14, 2009

We are working on British accents in rehearsal:

July 9, 2009

48 Hours
48 hours till my plane departs these shores. The tennis is over (disappointing Murray, Federer made...

July 2, 2009

Waiting From A Distance
Rehearsals for Departure Lounge at SPF begin in four days. The cast are assembled. I’m pinching...


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