Dennis Kelly is an internationally acclaimed writer, with plays performed in more than 30 countries. He received a Tony Award for Matilda The Musical. Stage plays include Debris (Theatre 503/Battersea Arts Centre, 2003), Osama the Hero (Hampstead Theatre, 2004), After the End (Paines Plough, Traverse Theatre, Bush Theatre, 2005), Love and Money (Young Vic/Manchester Royal Exchange, 2006), Taking Care of Baby (Hampstead Theatre/Birmingham Repertory, 2006), DNA (National Theatre, 2008), Orphans (Paines Plough, Traverse Theatre, Soho Theatre and Birmingham Rep, 2009), The Gods Weep (Royal Shakespeare Company, 2010) and The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas (Royal Court, 2013).
Dennis co-wrote and created the award-winning comedy series Pulling (Silver River/BBC 3) and wrote and created Utopia (Kudos) for Channel Four.
For film he wrote the screenplay for Black Sea, directed by Kevin MacDonald.