Born in Limerick, Gerard Stembridge is a writer/director. His film work includes Guiltrip, About Adam, Ordinary Decent Criminal, Nora (co-written with Pat Murphy), and Alarm. He has also written for television, The Truth about Claire and Black Day at Black Rock. Theatre plays include, Love Child, The Gay Detective and That Was Then and he is well known for his radio work with Dermot Morgan (Scrap Saturday). He has published four novels, most recently, Unspoken (2011) and The Effect of Her (2013).