Patrick McConnell - Director / Writer / Creative

Born and raised in Staffordshire, since graduating from Birmingham School of Speech and Drama, Patrick has worked nationally in theatre and film.

He was the co-founder and resident writer of Random Productions, (now Rotten Park Road) working successfully out of the North West before moving to the Midlands.

In 2006 Patrick wrote, starred in and directed A Story for when were Grandads which went on national tour and also played for a week at The Buxton Fringe Festival, where the show was nominated for Best Production and went on to win Patrick the Best New Writing award.

He has since written a number of stage plays and short films and a screenplay, based on his award-winning stage play Grandads. The film, How Not To Work and Claim Benefits was completed in 2016 and is represented by LA-based Sales and Distribution agent Adler and Associates Entertainment. It is doing incredibly well on Video-on-Demand, with rave reviews via IMDB and Amazon Prime.

He has Directed a number of short films, numerous theatre productions and a feature length film. He has recently completed two further screenplays The Unprofessional, and Happy Little Bunnies, the latter of which is currently in development in association with Film Engine.