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Annie McCarroll

Annie
McCarroll

Height: 160cm

Hair Colour: Auburn

Eye Colour: Hazel

Age: 30

Playing Age: Late 20's - Mid 30's

Credits

Film & Tv

2015, ‘Mother and Father’ – Feature Film, Role, Women at bar – Bowerbird Pictures, Dir: Mariah Garnett 

2015, ‘Property of the State’ – Feature Film, Role of Angry Mum – Shackelton Barracks, Dir: Terrence Ryan, Kit Ryan 

2015, ‘Love Bites’ – Short Film, Role of Claire – NI Screen, Dir: Philip Henry 

Theatre

2018, ‘Peter Pan’ Role of Wendy, Pantomime – Millenium Forum Productions, Dir: Jonathan Burgees 

2017, ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ Role of Wicked Queen Narcissia – Mr Hullabaloo Productions, Dir: Ian Kells 

2014, ‘Elegies for Angels, Puns and Raging Queens’ – Musical, Role of Jane – PPA Company, Dir: Chrissie Cartwright 

2013, ‘Santa Claus The Musical’ Role of ensemble/ US Miss Drift – Paul Holman Associates, Dir: Alan Cohen (Pavillion Theatre, Worthing) 

2012, ‘West End Men’ Role of Esemble/Backing Vocals – PPP Company Singers, Dir: Mitch Sebastian 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) *Irish-Northern, American-Standard, Belfast, RP.

Skills: Aerobics, Contemporary Dance, Contemporary Singing, Hip Hop Dance, Jazz Dancing, Lyric mezzo-soprano, Street Dance, Tap, Zumba. Performance –  Actor-Singer, Musical Theatre. Sports – Body Combat, Cycling, Swimming, Tennis, Weight Training.

 

Training

Bow Street Film Academy, Dublin, Acting for Screen Short Intensive Course

The PPA Academy – Guildford, PPA Professional Diploma in Musical Theatre, 3 years, 2011-2014

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, Professional Foundation Course in Musical Theatre, 1 year, 2010

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Neil Keegan

Neil
Keegan

Height: 180cm

Hair Colour: Bald/Grey

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 40

bio

Experience

Neil is an extremely natural and versatile actor.

He began his comedy journey in February 2020 just before the pandemic – some scientists say these 2 incidents are connected. Pre pandemic ‘Keego’ was gigging all over Dublin and the surrounding counties, during the pandemic, he gigs from every room in his house via the magic of the internet.

Neil is an adaptable and committed performer and is interested in experiencing all aspects of the industry. 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) *Dublin, Northern Irish

Skills: Actor, Musician – Guitar, Drums and Piano. Singer, Adler Technique, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Outdoor Performances, Stand-up Comic, Voice Acting, Archery, Badminton, Body Combat, Boxing, Golf, Kick Boxing, Muay Thai, Rugby, Stage Combat, Wrestling (professional)

Full Drivers License. 

Training

Gaeity School of Acting – Advanced acting for camera

Stella Adler Academy of Acting and Theatre (LA) – Adler Technique 2 & Improvisation to screen

Irish Film Actors Studio – Foundation acting for camera

Irish Film Actors Studio – Advanced script analysis and auditioning

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Fearghal Geraghty

Fearghal
Geraghty

Height: 174cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 31

Playing Age: 25-35 years

bio

Credits

2018, ‘My Son & I’ – Short Film, Role of Paul Owens – Paradise Creations, Dir: Kevin John McCorry 

2000, ‘When The Sky Falls’ – Feature Film, Role of Colum Hamilton – 2oth Century Fox, Dir:John Mackenzie

1999, ‘The Aristocrats’ – Television, Role of young Charles James Fox – BBC, Dir: David Caffrey

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) *Dublin, English – RP, General American, New York, Southern American, Scottish, Northern Irish, Upper Class London, Hackney. 

Skills: Baritone, Drums-Djembe, Drums-Jazz, Drums-Military Snare, Tenor Baritone

Other Skills: Barista (experienced), Chef (professional), Digital Marketing, Director, Juggling, Sound Designer, Sound Engineer/Technician (experienced)
 

Training

HECTA – Music Production and Sound Design

1 Year Full-Time in the Bow Street Screen Acting Academy

Stanislavski Technique with Elizabeth Moynihan

Acting for Camera with the Gaiety School of Acting

Acting for Camera with Filmbase

4 years in the Dublin Youth Theatre

Acting Showreel

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Maryann Maguire

Maryann
Maguire

Height: 161cm

Hair Colour: Red/Auburn

Eye Colour: Brown

Age: 25

Playing Age: 16-25 Years

bio

Experience

Maryann has extensive Theatre experience both on and off set. She has performed in many professional theatres across the North of Ireland including: Lyric Theatre, MAC Theatre and Southbank Theatre to name a few. 

She enjoyed her experience working in Stage Management with Prime Cut Productions and believes that it has developed her knowledge of the industry. 

Short Films

2020, ‘Batman, Aftermath’ (TBC – Golden Arrow Media dir. Jack Dunlop) Role of Barbara Gordon

2019, ‘The Writer’ – Belfast Metropolitan College/Royal Television Society Dir: Dylan Hagan –  Role of  Role of Scarlet

 

Voice Over

Audio Play: Fish and Chips (TBC – Trysts Podcast dir. Anna Conway) – COD

2021, Podcast: Titanic’s Last Voyage: Day Five  – Single Malt History with Gareth Russell – Gladys Cherry 

Web series

2019-2020, Infected Series 2 – TMMProductions Dir: Thomas McQuillan – Role of Clare

Commercial

2020, SIXT Car Rental & Lough Neagh Tour  – Dir: The Hunter Bros ‘Adventures with SIXT’

2020, Stokers Halt – Dir. The Hunter Bros-  ‘Uplifting Spirits: Limited Edition Gin’

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Irish*, Southern Irish, RP (Standard & Heightened), Liverpool, American (Standard, New York & Southern), Yorkshire, Cockney, Scottish (Standard), German

Other Skills: Full UK Driving License, Accents, Singing (Lyrical Mezzo-Soprano with Belt), Stage Combat (basic), Improv, Archery (Archery GB membership), Horse Riding, Barista and Waitressing experience.

Training

Lyric Theatre School (2012-2014)

Improv with Dave Razowsky (2015)

BA Hons Drama at Queens University, Belfast (Class of 2017 – 2:1) 

Lyric Theatre Drama Studio (Class of 2017-2018) 

Acting & Voice with Donna Soto-Morettini (2018)

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Linda Hutchinson

Linda
Hutchinson

Height: 168cm

Hair Colour: Grey

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 61

bio

Experience

Linda gained her experience performing in various extra/supporting artist work through Extras NI.

She also made many TV appearances as spokesperson for NI Housing Executive and Work Life Balance NI – Newsline, UTV News, Radio Ulster.

Linda has extensive stage experience in various roles at theatres across the North of Ireland including the MAC, South Bank Playhouse, Brian Friel Theatre QFT and Belvoir Theatre.

Credits

Nov 2017, ‘Angelina & Charlize’ – Short Film, NI Screen Funded Directed by Paula Clamp. Role of Mae (the taller one) 

2018,  ‘Sally’ by Kullas media. The title role of Sally in One-Take film selected for screening at the Florida Single-Take Film Challenge 

Advertising Campaign, Mother in Radius Connect 24 Online advert

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Various Northern Irish, *Derry, Neutral Northern Irish, New York, English, Scottish.

Other Skills:

Acting, Presenting, Voice overs, Narration, Sight reading, Comedy and dramatic improvisation. Regular hill walker, touring cyclist, photographer and experienced yoga practitioner. Clean Full driving Licence, Access NI Certified

Training

Rosie Pelan’s Drama Class, Crescent Arts

Rosie Pelan’s Comedy Improvisation, Crescent Arts

Lyric Workshop 2013, Accents and Dialects Workshop (RP and American)

Lyric Workshop Voice and text with Michael Corbidge 26 Nov 2017

Diploma in Training Management – worked as training consultant for presentation skills, leadership skills, personal safety and assertiveness.

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Kathryn Wilson

Kathryn
Wilson

Height: 160cm

Hair Colour: Brown/Blonde

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 32

Playing Age: 25-35 years

Credits

Bio

Kathryn Wilson is a Presenter, Radio Broadcaster and DJ. 

In the last few years she has become a regular contributor broadcasting in Live Radio & TV in both England and the North of Ireland.

Educational Presenter

2018-2019, CBBC ‘Own It’ 

2020-Ongoing, Circus Street

2021-Ongoing, Made in London (TikTok)

2019-Ongoing, Science Boffins

2018-Ongoing, Aspire Presenter Trainer

Corporate Presenter

2019-Ongoing, Staff Treats Podcast & ‘Worklife show’ Host 

Feb 2018 – Sept 2020, Stylist Magazine ‘Online Presenting’

2018, This Morning ‘Stand in presenter/Contributor’

2018, Good Morning Britain ‘Stand in presenter/Contributor’

2019, Goodwille ‘Business Services’ March

Music Radio Presenter

2019-Ongoing, BBC Radio 1 

2019-Ongoing, BBC Radio Ulster 

2016-2019, Q Radio

2011-2014, Cool FM

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) *Northern Irish 

Skills: Professional Radio Presenter, Voice over artist, Character Voice over artist, DJ*, Humanist wedding celebrant – accredited, Stand in, Body double, Supporting Artiste, Featured roles, Extensive hours on set. 

Other Skills: Cycling, Tiktok, Yoga, Crossfit, Weight lighting, Skydiving, Abseil, Bungee jumping, Flying, Air Aerobatics. 

Showreel

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Fiona Bawn-Thompson

Fiona
Bawn-Thompson

Height: 174cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Hazel

Age: 41

bio

Credits

2019, Stage ‘Women,War & Peace’ role of Neus/Maria/Martha -Smashing Times Theatre Company, Dir: Bairbre Ni Chaoimh, Mary Moynihan

 
2016, Short Film ‘The Women Is Present’ role of Mary Elmes, Dir: Mary Moynihan
 
2015, Voice Over Documentary ‘Stories from the Shadows’ Dir: Mark Quinn

2015, Stage ‘Thou Shalt Not Kill’ role of Alice – 
Smashing Times Theatre Company, Dir: Bairbre Ni Chaoim

2020, Short Film ‘Artists Against Fascism’ Role of 
Margaret Kelly, Dir: Geraldine McAlinden 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: Irish-Northern*, American-Standard, Belfast, Cockney, Dublin, East European, English-Standard, French, German, Irish-Southern, Liverpool, London, Polish, RP

Music & Dance:
Choreography, Commercial Dance, Hip Hop Dance, Irish Step, Street Dance
Skilled: 6 Step (Breakdance move), Bollywood Dance, Cha Cha, Choral Singing, Contact Improvisation, Dance (general), Dancehall, Folk Dancing, Funk-Style Dance, Highland Dancing, Jazz Dancing, Jive, Krumping, Salsa Dancing, Waacking Dance
 
Other Skills:
Choreographer (professional), Dance Teacher, Devising, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Event Management (experienced), Face Painting, Holistic Therapist, Meditation Instructor (experienced), Movement Tutor, Photography, Project Manager (experienced), Reiki, Scriptwriter (professional), Workshop Leader (Acting), Writer
 
Performance:
Skilled: Dancer-Professional, Living History, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Theatre In Education, Voice Over
 
Sports:
Skilled: Badminton, Bowling, Cycling, Gaelic Football, Running, Tai Chi, Yoga
 
Vehicle Licences:
Car Driving Licence

Training

Queens University Belfast, BA (Hons) Drama, 1 year, 2004-2005

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Sheena Kelly

Sheena
Kelly

Height: 157cm

Hair Colour: Brown / Blonde

Eye Colour: Hazel

Age: 31

Playing Age: 25-35 years

bio

Experience

Sheena has been working in the film industry for 5 years as an assistant director before switching to the other side of the camera.

Working on and off set has given her a lot of experience and has helped me to understand the industry. This has fed Sheenas hunger and passion to become and actor. 

Credits

2018, ‘Manhunt’ – Feature Horror Film, Featured Role of Michelle

2019/20, ‘Money Doesn’t Grow On Tree, Featured Lead Role of Sandra – BBC Short Film

2019/20, ‘Femme Fatale – BBC 

2019/20, ‘Stranger With A Camera’ – Fizzblister Films Ltd 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) American, English, Scottish, Southern Irish, Liverpool, Australian

Other Skills: Trained Dancer – Contemporary, Commercial. Weights, Boxing, Martial Arts, Yoga, Pilates, Football. Music – Basic singing voice. 

Training

BA Hons – Urban Dance Practice 

Louise Kiely – Screen Acting Course 

Abbe Tatenum – Meisner Technique 

Tom Todoroff – Acting Workshop, New York

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Ryan Hand

Ryan
Hand

Height: 176cm

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Blue

Age: 34

bio

Experience

A presenter, comedian, actor and DJ; Ryan is a born entertainer and a man of many talents.

Hand’s career started in 2008 as a runner for BBC Northern Ireland, and today he now enjoys a roving reporter role on BBC’s The One Show.

In 2017 Ryan got his big break on Saturday night TV as a presenter on ITV’s Cannonball, alongside Freddie Flintoff, Frankie Bridge, Maya Jama & Radzi.

The Irishman, known for his quick wit, charm and cheeky persona, had spent the 2 years beforehand warming up the audiences on ITV’s Loose Women.

Ryan has amassed bags experience from all corners of the industry, often popping up like a meerkat, you never know where you’ll see him next.

From hosting gameshow Generation Frustration, to reporting from the red carpet at BBC’s Sports Personality Of The Year Awards and competing on ITV’s Ninja Warrior, he certainly is well travelled. 

In 2019 Ryan was named Media Eye’s Rising Star, after fronting food and football show FCK. Following on from there, the self confessed foodie launched his own podcast ‘Whatcha Cooking Good Looking?’

Hand’s acting credits include voice over and commercial work with Virgin Media, Kenwood, Kellogg’s, The National Lottery and TV appearances on E4’s Bodyfixers and BBC’s The Fall.

As a DJ, Ryan is a regular behind the decks at Topshop Oxford Street and plays for a variety of brands including Tommy Hilfiger and John Lewis.

Ryan is also a fitness fanatic, who runs marathons for Marie Curie and enjoys any sort of physical challenge. A keen writer, he has recently completed his first children’s book which is soon to be published.

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) American-California, American-New York, American-Standard, Belfast, Cockney, Cork, Donegal, English-Standard, Essex, Galway, Glasgow, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Kerry, Liverpool, Londonderry, Scottish-Standard

Music & Dance: Guitar, Guitar-Electric, Rap, Singer-Songwriter, Bass Guitar, Break Dancing, Dance (general), Freestyle Dance, Freestyle Disco, Keyboards, Pop Singing, Singing (general), Street Dance
 
Other Skills: Camera Operator, Comedy Songwriting, Disc Jockey (professional), Event Host (experienced), Event Management (experienced), Film/Video Editor (experienced), Journalist, Photographic Model, Photography, Radio Producer, Radio recording/editing
 
Performance
After Dinner Speaker, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Commentating, Compere, Disc Jockey (DJ), Green Screen, Musical Comedy, Presenting, Radio Presenting, Stand-up Comic, TV Presenting, Voice Over
 
Sports
Football, Gaelic Football, Running, Running-Marathon Distance, Weight Training
Skilled: Callisthenics, CrossFit, Golf, Skiing, Swimming
 
Vehicle Licences
Car Driving Licence
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Male

Gyasi Sheppy

Gyasi
Sheppy

Height: 182cm

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

Age: 31

Playing Age: 25-35 years

Credits

TV & Screen

July 2021 – BBC – CBeebies Presenter

2020, ‘Black and Northern Irish’ Documentary 

Electoral Commission Advertisement

Featured Extra inCherrybomb   Greenlit & Generator Entertainment.

MuggerFeatured role in Keith Lemon: The Movie – NI Screen, Generator Entertainment.

Lisburn City Television Advertisement

Davinci Gourmet Television Advertisement

Experience

2016, Disneyland Paris – Character and Parade Performer

High School Musical Ireland Tour – Role of Chad Danforth

Dancer and Creative Director – BBC NI, Belfast – Children In Need Flashmob

Participated in many Theatre Productions with Millennium Forum Productions, The National Stage School and Replay Theatre Company. 

Skills

Accents & Dialects: (* = native) Northern Irish*, Irish – Southern, RP, American – General 

Other Skills: Acting Technique, Improvisation, Devising Theatre, Scripted works, Theatre for Children, TV/FILM screenplay , Vocal Technique, Singing, Musical Theatre, Reading Music, Dance, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Ballet, Tap, Modern, Partner, Ballroom.

Training

2007/2009 – SERC Bangor National Diploma Performing Arts