Featured in the Abbey National Bank advert ‘Get the Abbey Habit’
BBC 1 TV 1974: Lead role of ‘Hambone’ in the ‘Play for Today’, The Dandelion Clock.
2017 – Present: BRIGHT UMBRELLA (BU): Director and Actor. Currently directing an abridged, online production of Shakespeare’s, ‘The Merchant of Vanice’. Previous productions: Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet and Othello and ‘The Life, Loves and Dark Secrets of Will Shakespeare’ – a review show developed by the company.
2016 – ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY: Dir: Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Grand Opera House Belfast and The Royal Shakespeare Theatre Stratford.
2010-2016, BELVOIR PLAYERS BELFAST: Harding in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest; Monsieur Poitrinas in The Spelling Mistakes, Sam in A Wake in the West, The King in Jack and the Beanstalk and leading roles in a number of Sam Cree Ulster comedies requiring regional Ulster accents
Directing credits include: Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet (in partnership with the RSC’s Open Stages programme) and After Dresden by Philip Orr.
ACCENTS: *County Down NI and Ireland, Dublin, Cork, West of Ireland, English Regions (e.g. North, Midlands, London and Cockney), Scottish, USA (‘standard’ and regional)
SKILLS & TALENTS: Play guitar, excellent singing voice, some combat experience
B.Ed. Dramatic Art and English (qualified drama teacher), Queens University Belfast 1975 – 1979; M.A. in Marketing, University of Ulster 2004.