• Margaret McAuliffe, 2018 #24HrDub Actor

    Next up in our actor profiles is Margaret Mc Auliffe, an actor, and former Irish Dancer. Margaret’s previous stage credits include; The Humours of Bandon (Dublin Fringe ’16, Fishamble nationwide tour and Edinburgh Fringe ‘17), Anna Karenina (Abbey Theatre), My English Tongue My Irish Heart (Greenshoot Productions for Belfast’s Waterfront Theatre and national tour incl Manchester and London), Jezebel (Rough Magic national tour incl Paris and London), The King’s Feet (Dublin Fringe ’13) Digging for Fire(Rough Magic at Project Arts Centre), Clear the Air (Underscore_Productions at Theatre Upstairs), Broadening (Glassdoll Productions for Dublin Fringe ’12) and Richard III (Fast & Loose at the Chapel, Dublin Castle). Introduce yourself please. You can even describe yourself in the style of a chat show host describing your whole complex life in two sentences if you are feeling like a life-affirming challenge.

  • Rose Henderson, actor

    If you're a similar age to myself even seeing a picture of Rose Henderson will bring a smile to your face as memories of Saturday morning hysteria at her antics on Pajo's Junkbox come flooding back. No? Well how about this: Rose Henderson played Sister Assumpta in Father Ted, and Biggest Fan in the Daniel O’Donnell ad. Got the giggles yet? There you go now! She wrote and played Mrs. T in Ruby Tuesday, Val in Fair City, Wanda in Snow White at the Gaiety, Breda in Weighing In by Ger Gallagher, Bernie in Boom? by Isobel Mahon and Cepta in Nowhere Fast by Alison Spittle. Coming up in 2018: her Show in a Bag play Take Off Your Cornflakes

  • Clare Monnelly is our first actor to go under the #24HrDub microscope (have we ever had a microscope as a prop? There's an idea!) Clare is an actor and writer who trained at the Gaiety School of Acting. She has worked extensively in theatre with Red Bear Productions, Verdant, the Gate and Druid, and was nominated for an Irish Times Theatre Award for her performance in Livin Dred's Bailegangaire. This year she wrote and performed her debut play Charlie's a Clepto in Axis Ballymun and on tour, and was subsequently awarded the Jim McNaughton Tilestyle Bursary for Commissioned Artists. Screen work includes Rip to the Rescue, Alison Spittle in Ireland, Smitten, Identicals, Scup and three series of International Emmy Award winning

  • Marcus Lamb, Heartbreak House, The Abbey Theatre

    It was a long time until dinner and a long time since lunch when we caught up with Marcus Lamb. 2016 alone saw him playing such iconic roles as Patrick Pearse in RTÉ's Rebellion and then Christopher Roulston in Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme in The Abbey Theatre so he had a busy year! It's great that he had time to get involved in The 24 Hour Plays in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre supported by BNP Paribas Real Estate. To kick things off I asked Marcus to describe himself, "A long lanky strip of a mickey dazzler that loves Columbo and Jamaican Ginger Cake." and then wondered if he had taken part in The 24 Hour

  • Claudia Carroll, Actor

    "If my my granny were still around, she'd probably describe me as 'a grand young one. Although she's getting on a bit now. And she doesn't go to Mass as often as she should. Now stop asking questions and go and make me a nice mug of Complan. It's nearly time for the Angelus." This is my introduction to Claudia Carroll, who every so often graces our TV screens as Fair City's Nicola Prendergast and who also works as an author - her 14th novel hits the shelves this March.  She is joining the creative team of The 24 Hour Plays in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre supported by BNP Paribas Real Estate as an actor. I gather it

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