Voicereel - Gillian McCarthy
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Gillian McCarthy


Gillian's most recent credits include TORCH, THE LOST O'CASEY, JUDGING SHAW and HENTOWN directed by Louise Lowe for Anu Productions, and FUTUREPROOF directed by Tom Creed and THE ODD COUPLE directed by Conor Hanratty for the Everyman Palace Theatre.


She was nominated Best Female Performance for her roles in MR. KOLPERT and PLATONOV in The Rep Experiment (Once Off  Productions) performed during the 2007 Dublin Fringe Festival.


Further theatre credits includes THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS (The Abbey Theatre and Irish tour), JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK ​(Abbey Theatre and Royal National Theatre, London co-production), WUTHERING HEIGHTS (City Theatre Co.), MOUTH (Articulate Anatomy Theatre Co.), MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION (Yew Tree Theatre Co.), THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD directed by Garry Hynes as part of DruidSynge, and BOLT UPRIGHT (Angel-Exit Theatre Co.), which was performed as part of the 2003 Dublin Fringe Festival, and also at the Albuquerque and Santa Fe Theatre Festival 2005. She played the role of Shelly in the four hander THE SYLVIA at Smock Alley (which was the first play written by Irish short story writer Philip St John) WAITING FOR ELVIS, directed by Mark O'Brien at the Axis Theatre, COUNCIL OF NICEA directed by Iseult Golden at Smock Alley Theatre and Anú Production's HORNET'S NEST directed by Louise Lowe.

Screen work includes roles in Marek Losey’s 13 STEPS DOWN directed by Marek Losey for ITV John Crowley's feature BROOKLYN starring Saoirse Ronan and Domhnall Gleeson. 

Gillian graduated from the Bachelor in Acting Studies course at the Samuel Beckett Centre, TCD, in 2003. She also won a scholarship and trained at the British American Drama Academy, Oxford in 2002. Gillian also works as a drama workshop facilitator with various groups and organisations.


She is based in Dublin.