Hugh Costello is an Irish writer.
Costello made his name in radio (recently Bail Out, My Dear Children Of The Whole World, What The Bishops Knew and Conclave) and television (credits include The Ambassador, Holby City and On Home Ground). He also wrote the short film The Rope Trick as well as the feature Auto de Fe. However, he is best known for writing the critically acclaimed 2007 film Bernard and Doris, which premiered on HBO on the 9th February 2008 and was nominated for ten Emmy awards, including Outstanding Writing in a Miniseries.
- Rolling Stones Review - Bernard and Doris
- Shales, Tom (9 February 2008). "'Bernard and Doris,' Richly Rendered In HBO Drama". The Washington Post.
- "2008 Emmy scorecard". Los Angeles Times.