Barry Phillips Meets... Michael Cameron, Playwright, and writer of "Ruby!" the story of Ruby Murray

Posted in : Podcasts on 28 January 2019 Issues covered:

Michael CameronMichael Cameron is a former Northern Ireland Civil Servant turned playwright.

Born in Belfast in 1965 Michael left school in 1981 with just 2 O Levels and joined the Civil Service the following year. He soon worked his way up the ranks working towards the end of his career as a Political Liaison Officer and Private Secretary to various Ministers witnessing first hand some of the most turbulent times in recent British/Irish history.

In 2015 he left the Civil service for health reasons and began his career as a writer.

His first major work is the play Ruby! About the Belfast singer Ruby Murray which opens in February to sell out audiences at The Lyric. It received rave reviews in its preview following its preview last year and there’s already talk about Michael scripting a movie about her life.

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