Tommy Murphy is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. He is currently the Patrick White Fellow at the Sydney Theatre Company.ÊHis screenplay for Holding the Man, won the Australian WritersÕ Guild Award and the Film Critics Circle Award for Best Screenplay. The play won multiple awards including the NSW PremierÕs Literary Award, the Australian WritersÕ Guild Award and the Philip Parsons Award. He was the youngest and only dual winner in consecutive years of the NSW PremierÕs Literary Award, having won for StrangerÕs in Between, at Griffin Theatre, in 2005. His latest play is Mark ColvinÕs Kidney.