It used to be that auditions were my job. They came in every week. I’d spend my time, learning lines, preparing, traveling in to the centre of London, meeting the casting people or directors and coming home to wait for the call as to whether I was successful or not. It was a roller coaster... Continue Reading →
I first came across Amy de Bhrún when I heard about her through her sister, actress and singer Fiona Browne. My sister and I went to see her one woman show The Female of the Species at the Mayfield Restaurant in Dublin a couple of years ago. She was funny, poignant and gorgeous, clearly a talented actress... Continue Reading →
Two years ago today I launched the podcast and blog at the Waking the Feminist event in Dublin for International Women's Day. I invited my friend Noni Stapleton to be my first interviewee and we mostly cackled through our chat. My vision for the podcast has grown and expanded and only now am I... Continue Reading →
Here's the low down on how our sell out show The Vagina Monologues that played at the Lyric theatre on the 25th of February came to be. Don't forget to sign up for the newsletter to get the latest information on upcoming shows and events first.
This was awesome to discovery yesterday morning and when I called just now to see if any of the extra seats they'd released were left, I was told they too had gone. So on Sunday night we will have a full house which for an actor is a wonderful feeling. When you stand up on... Continue Reading →
There's nothing quite like it. Being in a room with other actresses giggling over the various names for our most intimate body parts. There's nothing quite like being in a room with other actresses full stop. But add to the mix a very female subject matter, the fact that most of us have children and... Continue Reading →
Hi there, here's the replay of my Live Shout Out Friday where I give a shout out to the magnificent Jane Fonda whose autobiography My Life so far I found really inspiring. Her take on the spirituality and the patriarchy gave voice to a lot of my own feelings around there Christianity has lost its way. I... Continue Reading →
With St. Valentine’s Day around the corner, you could be holding one of two postures; excited to share the love, whatever that might look like, or cynically smirking in a corner and despising the Hallmark romanticism of the day. You may be delightedly planning cards or gifts to a lover or a friend or bemoaning... Continue Reading →