Ciarán Hinds

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Ciarán Hinds
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Hinds in 2008
Born (1953-02-09) 9 February 1953 (age 67)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Alma mater Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (1975)
Years active1975–present
Partner(s)Hélène Patarot (1987–present)
ChildrenAoife Hinds

Ciarán Hinds ( /ˈkɪərənˈhndz/ ; [1] born 9 February 1953) is an Irish actor. [2] [3] A versatile performer who often plays villainous roles in feature films such as The Sum of All Fears , Road to Perdition , Munich , There Will Be Blood , Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 , Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy , Frozen , Silence , Red Sparrow , Justice League , First Man , Frozen II & The Man In The Hat .


His television roles include Gaius Julius Caesar in the series Rome , DCI James Langton in Above Suspicion , and Mance Rayder in Game of Thrones . As a stage actor Hinds has enjoyed spells with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre in London, and six seasons with Glasgow Citizens' Theatre, [4] [5] and he has continued to work on stage throughout his career. In 2020, he was listed at number 31 on The Irish Times list of Ireland's greatest film actors. [6]

Early life

Hinds was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Brought up as a Catholic [7] in North Belfast, he was one of five children and the only son of his doctor father and schoolteacher and amateur actress mother.

He was an Irish dancer in his youth and was educated at Holy Family Primary School and St Malachy's College. After leaving St Malachy's, he enrolled as a law student at Queen's University, Belfast, but was soon persuaded to pursue acting and abandoned his studies at Queen's to enroll at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] finishing in 1975. [13]


Hinds began his professional acting career at the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre in a production of Cinderella (1976). He remained a frequent performer at the Citizens' Theatre during the late 1970s and through the mid-1980s. During this same period, Hinds also performed on stage in Ireland with the Abbey Theatre, the Field Day Theatre Company, the Druid Theatre, the Lyric Players' Theatre and at the Project Arts Centre. In 1987, he was cast by Peter Brook in The Mahabharata , a six-hour theatre piece that toured the world, and he also featured in its 1989 film version. Hinds almost missed the casting call in Paris due to difficulties renewing his Irish passport. [14] In the early 1990s, he was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

He appeared in the title role of the RSC's production of Richard III in 1993, directed by Sam Mendes, who turned to Hinds as a last minute replacement for an injured Simon Russell Beale. Hinds gained his most popular recognition as a stage actor for his performance as Larry in the London and Broadway productions of Patrick Marber's Tony Award-nominated play Closer . In 1999, Hinds was awarded both the Theatre World Award for Best Debut in New York and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Special Achievement (Best Ensemble Cast Performance) for his work in Closer. He was on stage in 2001 in The Yalta Game by Brian Friel at Dublin's Gate Theatre. He appeared on Broadway in The Seafarer by Conor McPherson, which ran at the Booth Theatre from December 2007 through March 2008. In February 2009 he took the leading role of General Sergei Kotov in Burnt by the Sun by Peter Flannery at London's National Theatre. [15] Hinds returned to the stage later in 2009 with a role in Conor McPherson's play The Birds, which opened at Dublin's Gate Theatre in September 2009.

Hinds made his feature film debut in John Boorman's Excalibur in 1981. He played Captain Frederick Wentworth in Jane Austen's Persuasion in 1995, Jonathan Reiss in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life and John Traynor in Veronica Guerin , both in 2003, and Firmin in the film version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera in 2004. Hinds also played Carl, a professional assisting a group of assassins, in Steven Spielberg's political thriller, Munich in 2005. In 2006, he appeared in Michael Mann's film adaptation of the 80's television show, Miami Vice , and as Herod the Great in The Nativity Story . [16] In the 2006 film Amazing Grace , Hinds portrayed Sir Banastre Tarleton, one of the chief opponents of abolition of the slave trade in Parliament. He starred in Margot at the Wedding , alongside Nicole Kidman, Jack Black and Jennifer Jason Leigh, in a comedy-drama about family secrets and relationships. He also appeared in 2007's There Will Be Blood , directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

On television, Hinds portrayed Gaius Julius Caesar in the first season of BBC/HBO's series, Rome in 2006. He has also been featured in a number of made-for-television films, including the role of Michael Henchard in Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge in 2004, for which he received the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series. Additional television performances include Edward Parker-Jones in the crime drama series Prime Suspect 3 (1993), Abel Mason in Dame Catherine Cookson's The Man Who Cried (1993), Jim Browner in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes episode "The Cardboard Box" (1994), Fyodor Glazunov in the science fiction miniseries Cold Lazarus (1996), Edward Rochester in Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre (1997), the Knight Templar Brian de Bois-Guilbert in Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe (1997) and a portrayal of the French existentialist Albert Camus in Broken Morning (2003).

Hinds was featured in two notable television docudramas: Granada Television's docudrama Who Bombed Birmingham? (1990) in which Hinds portrayed Richard McIlkenny, a Belfastman falsely imprisoned for an IRA bombing; and HBO's docudrama Hostages (1993), where he portrayed Irish writer and former hostage Brian Keenan. Hinds starred opposite Kelly Reilly in Above Suspicion , a TV adaptation of Lynda La Plante's detective story, which was broadcast in the United Kingdom in January 2009; he returned for the sequels The Red Dahlia (2010), Deadly Intent (2011) and Silent Scream (2012). Hinds has performed in audiobook and radio productions as well. He performed as Valmont in the BBC Radio production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses , and also narrated the Penguin Audiobook Ivanhoe . He also performed in Antony and Cleopatra and The Winter's Tale as part of The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare , an audio production of Shakespeare's plays which won the 2004 Audie Award for Best Audio Drama. He read the short story "A Painful Case" for the Caedmon Audio version of James Joyce's Dubliners .[ citation needed ]

Hinds played the role of Albus Dumbledore's brother Aberforth in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 , the final film in the Harry Potter series. Also in 2011, he appeared as David Peretz in the 1997 sections of The Debt alongside Helen Mirren and Tom Wilkinson. Hinds played Roy Bland in the 2011 adaptation of the John le Carré's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy .

In September 2011, Hinds returned to the Abbey Theatre in Dublin to star as Captain Jack Boyle in a revival of Seán O'Casey's Juno and the Paycock , alongside Sinéad Cusack as Juno. The production transferred to the National Theatre of Great Britain in November 2011 for a three-month run. He played "Jim" in the film The Shore (2011), written and directed by Terry George. The Shore won the Best Short Film, Live Action category at the 84th Annual Academy Awards (The Oscars) in 2012.

In 2013, he was cast as the wildling leader Mance Rayder in Season 3 of the HBO television series Game of Thrones . [17] He reprised this role in Season 4, and reprised it once more in Season 5. [18] On Broadway at The Richard Rodgers Theater in New York, he was Big Daddy to Scarlett Johansson in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof , which began previews on 18 December 2012 and opened on 17 January 2013. [19] [20] [21]

In the summer of 2013, he performed at the Donmar Warehouse in London in the premiere production of The Night Alive , a play by Conor McPherson, which transferred in November 2013, with Hinds in the lead role, to the Atlantic Theater Company in New York.

In 2015, he was in Hamlet alongside Benedict Cumberbatch at the London Barbican, playing King Claudius. He appeared the following year as Deputy Governor Danforth in the Broadway production of Arthur Miller's play The Crucible alongside Saoirse Ronan and Ben Whishaw. [22]

In 2018 he shot the film "The Thin Man" which has since been retitled "The Man In The Hat" [23] in France directed by Oscar-winning composer Stephen Warbeck. [24]

Hinds played giant-sized villain Steppenwolf in Zack Snyder's 2017 superhero film Justice League . Disappointed with the reshoots and changes made by Joss Whedon, Hinds was vocal about his hopes for the release of Snyder's cut, calling it superior to the final theatrical cut. [25] In 2020 Warner Bros. announced their plans to release Zack Snyder's Justice League on the WarnerMedia Entertainment streaming service HBO Max sometime in 2021. The film will restore many scenes including those of Hinds which were not featured in Whedon's version. [26]

Personal life

Hinds lives in Paris with Vietnamese-born actress and designer, Hélène Patarot. They met in 1987 while in the cast of Peter Brook's production of The Mahabharata and have a daughter, Aoife Hinds, born in 1991, who is also an actress, [27] [28] and has appeared in Derry Girls and Normal People . [29]

Hinds is a friend of Liam Neeson and served as a pallbearer at the funeral of Neeson's wife, actress Natasha Richardson, in upstate New York in 2009. [30]



1981 Excalibur King Lot Credited as Ciaran Hinds
1989 The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover Cory
1991 December Bride Frank Echlin
1993The Man Who CriedAbel Mason
1995 Persuasion Captain Frederick Wentworth
1995 Circle of Friends Professor Flynn
1996 Mary Reilly Sir Danvers CarewCredited as Ciaran Hinds
1996 Some Mother's Son Danny Boyle
1997 The Life of Stuff David Arbogast
1997 Oscar and Lucinda Rev. Dennis HassetCredited as Ciaran Hinds
1998 Titanic Town Aidan McPhelimy
1999 The Lost Son Carlos
1999 The Lost Lover Adam
2000 Jason and the Argonauts King Aeson
2000 The Weight of Water Louis Wagner
2002 The Sum of All Fears President Alexander Nemerov
2002 Road to Perdition Finn McGovern
2003 Veronica Guerin John Traynor
2003 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life Jonathan Reiss
2003 Calendar Girls Rod
2003 The Statement Pochon
2004 Mickybo & Me Jonjo's Da
2004 The Phantom of the Opera Richard Firmin
2005 Munich Carl
2006 Miami Vice FBI Agent John Fujima
2006 Amazing Grace Lord Tarleton
2006 The Tiger's Tail Father Andy
2006 The Nativity Story King Herod
2007 Hallam Foe Julius Foe
2007 Margot at the Wedding Dick Koosman
2007 There Will Be Blood Fletcher Hamilton
2008 In Bruges The PriestUncredited
2008 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Joe Blomfield
2008 Stop-Loss Roy King
2008 Cash Barnes
2008 The Tale of Despereaux BotticelliVoice role
2009 Race to Witch Mountain Henry Burke
2009 The Eclipse Michael FarrBest Actor Award 2009 – Tribeca Film Festival
2009 Life During Wartime Bill Maplewood
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Aberforth DumbledoreReplaced Jim McManus, who portrayed the role in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
2011 The Debt David Peretz
2011 The Rite Father Xavier
2011 Salvation Boulevard Jim Hunt
2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Roy Bland
2011 The Shore Jim
2011 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Roarke / Mephistopheles /
the Devil
Replaced Peter Fonda, who portrayed the role in Ghost Rider .
2012 The Woman in Black Sam Daily
2012 John Carter Tardos Mors
2013 Closed Circuit Devlin
2013 The Sea Max Morden
2013 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Spencer Ludlow
2013 Frozen Grand PabbieVoice role
2013 McCanick Quinn
2015 Last Days in the Desert Father
2015 Hitman: Agent 47 Dr Litvenko
2015 The Driftless Area Ned
2016 Bleed for This Angelo Pazienza
2016 Silence Father Valignano
2017 Axis JimVoice role
2017 Woman Walks Ahead James McLaughlin
2017 Justice League Steppenwolf Voice and motion capture
2018 Red Sparrow Colonel Zakharov
2018 Elizabeth Harvest Henry
2018 First Man Robert R. Gilruth
2019 Frozen II Grand PabbieVoice role
2020 The Man In The Hat The Man In The Hat
TBA Belfast Post-production


1981Our BoysBrother
1989 The Mahabharata Ashwathama
1990 Who Bombed Birmingham? Richard McIlkenny
1990 The Play on One Martin PittEpisode: "Yellowbacks"
1992 Perfect Scoundrels Jack VosperSeason 3, episode 6: "The Good-Bye Look"
1992 Between the Lines Det. Insp. Micky FlynnSeason 1, episode 1: "Private Enterprise"
1992 Hostages Brian Keenan
1993The Man Who CriedAbel Mason
1993 Prime Suspect 3 Edward Parker-Jones
1993 Soldier, Soldier Clive HickeySeason 3, episode 7: "Trouble and Strife"
1994 The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes Jim BrownerSeason 1, episode 6: "The Cardboard Box"
1994 A Dark-Adapted Eye Paolo
1994SeaforthJohn StaceyTV series
1995Rules of EngagementCambell Ferguson
1995 The Affair Edward Leyland
1996 Testament: The Bible in Animation Lucifer / Satan Episode: "Creation and the Flood"
Voice only
1996 Tales from The Crypt Jack LynchSeason 7, episode 11: "Confession"
1996 Cold Lazarus Fyodor
1997 Jane Eyre Edward Rochester
1997 Ivanhoe Brian de Bois-Guilbert
1998Getting HurtCharlie Cross
2000 Jason and the Argonauts King Aeson
2000The SleeperFergus Moon
2000Thursday the 12thMarius Bannister
2003Broken MorningAlbert Camus
2004 The Mayor of Casterbridge Michael Henchard Credited as Ciaran Hinds
2005 Rome Gaius Julius Caesar
2009 Above Suspicion DCI James Langton
2010 Above Suspicion: The Red Dahlia DCI James Langton
2011 Above Suspicion: Deadly Intent DCS James Langton
2012 Above Suspicion: Silent Scream DCS James Langton
2012 Political Animals Bud Hammond
2013–2015 Game of Thrones Mance Rayder 5 episodes
2016 Shetland Michael MaguireSeries 3 (6 episodes)
2016 LEGO Frozen Northern Lights Grand PabbieVoice role; special
2018 The Terror John Franklin [31] Miniseries; 3 episodes


1975 The Seagull Konstantin (Kostya) Anton Chekhov Peter Watson Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
1975 Arden of Faversham Black WillAnonymousGeoff BullenRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
1975HampProsecutive officer John Wilson Euan SmithRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
1975Objections to Sex and ViolenceArrogant pseudo-intellectual Caryl Churchill Caryl ChurchillRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
1976When Thou Art King John Barton John BartonRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
1976 The Night of the Iguana Nonno Tennessee Williams Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
1976–77 Cinderella Albert the Horse, Courtier Sid Colin, David Wood Giles Havergal Glasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1976–77 The Country Wife Mrs. Dainty Fidget William Wycherley Philip Prowse Glasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1976–77 The Importance of Being Earnest Lane Oscar Wilde Giles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1976–77 Macbeth Malcolm, Third Murderer William Shakespeare Giles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1976–77 Chinchilla Tancredi Robert David MacDonald Philip ProwseGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1976–77 Figaro A policeman, a lawyer Pierre de Beaumarchais Robert David MacDonaldGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1977–78 Semi-Monde Freddy Palmer Noël Coward Philip ProwseGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1977–78 Vautrin Joseph Honoré de Balzac Robert David MacDonaldGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1977–78 Loot McLeavy Joe Orton Giles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1977–78 Mother Goose Villager Myles Rudge Giles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1977–78 No Orchids for Miss Blandish Johnny FriskRobert David MacDonald, James Hadley Chase Robert David MacDonaldGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1977–78Painter's Palace of PleasureGiovanni John Ford, John Webster Philip ProwseGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1977–78 Equus Peter Shaffer Lyric Theatre, Belfast
1978–79 The Threepenny Opera J. J. Peachum Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill Philip ProwseGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1978–79The SeagullDr. DornAnton ChekhovPhilip ProwseGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1978–79 Dick Whittington The Emperor of MoroccoMyles RudgeGiles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1978–79Country LifeGuglielmo Carlo Goldoni Robert David MacDonaldGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1978–79 Whose Life Is it Anyway? Philip Hill (The Solicitor)Brian ClarkTony DinnerLyric Theatre, Belfast
1978–79Once a CatholicDerek (a Teddy Boy)Mary O'MalleyMichael PoynorLyric Theatre, Belfast
1979The Death of Humpty DumptyDoctorJ. Graham Reid Patrick Mason Abbey/Peacock Theatres, Dublin
1979–80The Ha'penny PlaceHare Krishna/Yehudi Jim Sheridan Peter Sheridan Project Arts Centre, Dublin
1979–80The Liberty SuitPeter SheridanJim SheridanProject Arts Centre, Dublin
1980–81The BattlefieldFaustinoCarlo GoldoniRobert David MacDonaldGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1980–81 The Caucasian Chalk Circle Shauva (The Policeman), Prince GeorgiBertolt BrechtGiles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1980–81 Don Juan Father JuanRobert David MacDonaldPhilip ProwseGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1980–81 Desperado Corner Frank Shaun Lawton Di Trevis Glasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1980–81 Madame Louise Bishop of Porchester Vernon Sylvaine Giles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1981 Bent Greta/George Martin Sherman Michael ScottProject Arts Centre, Dublin
1981KriegJetLiam LynchPatrick MasonProject Arts Centre, Dublin
1981The SeagullKonstantin (Kostya)Anton Chekhov, Thomas Kilroy Patrick Mason Grand Opera House, Belfast
1982 Curse of the Starving Class Sam Shepard Project Arts Centre, Dublin
1982 On Baile's Strand CuchulainJames Ellis, W.B. Yeats Christopher Fitz-Simon Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick
1982 Waiting for Godot Estragon Samuel Beckett Ben BarnesBelltable Arts Centre, Limerick
1982Blood and IceByron/The Monster Liz Lochhead Kenny Ireland Traverse Theatre Company, Edinburgh
1982–83 The Roman Actor Paris Philip Massinger Philip ProwseGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1982–83 Red Roses for Me Brennan O' the Moor Seán O'Casey Giles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1982–83 Torquato Tasso Antonio Montecatino Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Robert David MacDonaldGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1982–83 The Mother SavelyBertolt BrechtGiles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1982–83The Impresario from SmyrnaMaccarioCarlo GoldoniRobert David MacDonaldGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1982–83 The Merchant of Venice Antonio William ShakespearePhilip ProwseGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1982–83 Arms and the Man Nicola, man-servant George Bernard Shaw Giles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1982–83 Sirocco TonioNoël CowardPhilip ProwseGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1982–83WebsterWebsterRobert David MacDonaldPhilip ProwseGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1983 The Last Days of Mankind A Man of Government Karl Kraus Robert David MacDonaldGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1983 Rosenkavalier Valzacchi Hugo von Hofmannsthal Philip ProwseGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1983 Juno and the Paycock Captain Jack BoyleSeán O'CaseyGiles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1983 Oroonoko Lieutenant Governor Thomas Southerne Philip ProwseGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1983Indian SummerCathal DillonJennifer JohnstonRobert CooperLyric Theatre, Belfast
1984 The White Devil LodovicoJohn WebsterPhilip Prowse Greenwich Theatre, London
1984 The Way of the World Fainall William Congreve Giles HavergalGreenwich Theatre, London
1984The SeagullTrigorinAnton ChekhovPhilip ProwseGreenwich Theatre, London
1984 The Riot Act (Antigone) Chorus leader Tom Paulin Stephen Rea Field Day Touring Company, Derry
1984High Time (School for Husbands)High Tech Derek Mahon Wolk and LongField Day Touring Company, Derry
1985 Mary Stuart Paulet Friedrich von Schiller Philip ProwseGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1985 Blithe Spirit Charles CondomineNoël CowardGiles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1985 The Plough and the Stars Jack ClitheroeSeán O'CaseyGiles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1985 Arsenic and Old Lace "Uncle" Teddy Joseph Kesselring Giles HavergalGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1985 Faust Minister of StateJohann Wolfgang von GoetheRobert David MacDonaldGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1985 'Tis Pity She's a Whore GiovanniJohn Ford Garry Hynes Druid Theatre Company, Galway
1985The Importance of Being EarnestOscar WildeJohn WorthingJohn Ford, Garry HynesDruid Theatre Company, Galway
1986 The Representative Pope Pius XII Rolf Hochhuth Robert David MacDonaldGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1986 Hidden Fires Clavaroche Alfred de Musset Robert David MacDonaldGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1986 The Orphan Castalio Thomas Otway Philip ProwseGreenwich Theatre, London
1986I Do Like to BeDavid Shane Connaughton Jeff TeareThe Irish Company
1986 Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme George Anderson Frank McGuinness Michael Attenborough Hampstead Theatre, London
1987Dialann Ocrais/Diary of a Hunger StrikeO'ConnorPeter SheridanPeter SheridanAbbey/Peacock Theatres, Dublin
1987 Mahabharata Adapted by Jean-Claude Carrière Peter Brook Ashwattaman / Nakula World Tour
1988 The Lady from the Sea The Stranger Henrik Ibsen Tom CairnsGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1988 Richard III Richard III William ShakespeareJon PopeGlasgow Citizens Theatre Company
1989Cuchulain CycleCuchulainW.B. YeatsJames W. FlanneryAbbey/Peacock Theatres, Dublin
1990–91The Last Days of Don JuanDon Pedro Tenorio Tirso de Molina, Nick Dear Danny Boyle Royal Shakespeare Company
1990–91 Edward II Roger Mortimer Christopher Marlowe Gerard MurphyRoyal Shakespeare Company
1990–91Two Shakespearean Actors Dion Boucicault Richard Nelson Roger Michell Royal Shakespeare Company
1990–91 Troilus and Cressida Achilles William Shakespeare Sam Mendes Royal Shakespeare Company
1992 Assassins Samuel Byck Stephen Sondheim, John Weidman Sam Mendes Donmar Warehouse, London
1993Richard IIIRichard IIIWilliam ShakespeareSam MendesRoyal Shakespeare Company
1993 Machinal The Young Man Sophie Treadwell Stephen Daldry Royal National Theatre, London
1995 Simpatico VinnieSam Shepard James Macdonald Royal Court Theatre, London
1997 Closer (London production) Larry Patrick Marber Patrick MarberRoyal National Theatre, London
1999Closer (Broadway production) LarryPatrick MarberPatrick Marber Music Box Theatre, New York
2001The Yalta GameGurovAnton Chekhov, Brian Friel Karel Reisz Gate Theatre, Dublin
2007 The Seafarer Mr. Lockhart Conor McPherson Conor McPherson Booth Theatre, New York
2009 The Birds NatConor McPhersonConor McPhersonGate Theatre, Dublin
2009 Burnt by the Sun Serguei Petrovitch Kotov Peter Flannery Howard Davies Royal National Theatre, London
2011Juno and the PaycockCaptain Jack BoyleSeán O'CaseyHoward DaviesRoyal National Theatre, London
2011Juno and the PaycockCaptain Jack BoyleSeán O'CaseyHoward DaviesAbbey/Peacock Theatres, Dublin
2013 The Night Alive TommyConor McPhersonConor McPhersonDonmar Warehouse, London
Atlantic Theater Company, New York
2014Our Few and Evil DaysMichael Mark O'Rowe Mark O'RoweAbbey/Peacock Theatres, Dublin
2015 Hamlet Claudius William ShakespeareLynsey Turner Barbican Centre, London
2016 The Crucible Deputy Governor Danforth Arthur Miller Ivo van Hove Walter Kerr Theatre, New York
2017 Girl from the North Country Nick LaneConor McPhersonConor McPherson The Old Vic
The Noel Coward Theatre
2018 Translations HughBrian Friel Ian Rickson Royal National Theatre, London
2020 Uncle Vanya Professor SerebryakovAnton ChekhovIan Rickson Harold Pinter Theatre Olivier Award-winner Conor McPherson’s new adaptation

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