Dusty Hughes (born 16 Sept 1947) is an English playwright and director, writing for both the theatre and television.
His Grrr (1968) was first performed in Edinburgh. In 1980 Hughes won the London Theatre Critics Award for 'Most Promising Playwright' for his play Commitments.
- Grrr Edinburgh, 1968
- In At The Death, Bush Theatre, London, 1978
- Commitments Bush Theatre, London, 1980
- Heaven and Hell Edinburgh, 1981
- Breach Of The Peace, Bush Theatre, London, 1982
- Moliere; or, The Union Of Hypocrites, Stratford-on-Avon, 1982
- Bad Language, Hampstead Theatre, London, 1983
- Philistines, Stratford-on-Avon, 1985
- Futurists Cottesloe Theatre, National Theatre, 1986, directed by Richard Eyre. Published script ISBN 0-571-13778-4
- Jenkin's Ear Royal Court Theatre, London. 1987, Published script ISBN 0-571-14565-5
- Metropolis Piccadilly Theatre, London, 1989, (a musical based on Fritz Lang's 1927 silent movie Metropolis) 
- A Slip of the Tongue Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, 1992
- Helpless Donmar Warehouse Theatre, London, 2000, directed by Robin Lefevre.