The Green Crow by Jan Harries directed by Liz Newell
Set in Devon in 1964, where the elderly playwright Sean O’Casey is living quietly in exile having turned his back on Dublin and the Abbey Theatre. What effect will the arrival of a young intruder John, have on the lives of Sean and Eileen?
The following actors took part in a rehearsed reading of the ‘Green Crow’ by Jan Harris- the winning play from our 2017 playwriting competition.
Terry Iland-Sean O’Casey
Dubliner, Terry’s career began in the 1970s with appearances at The Royal Court, Dukes Playhouse and, Newcastle Playhouse, Lyric Belfast, and Greenwich Theatre. TV credits include Ballyskillen Opera House as Father Hennessey with comedian Frank Carson. Recently he has been behind the camera directing television including Casualty, The Bill and Heartbeat.
John- Anton Thompson McCormack
Although not many years out of drama school, Anton is an experienced performer. His career beginning with performances as a young teenager in films such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and the ‘Sarah Jane Adventures”. More recently Anton has performed in a range of plays including “Macbeth” and “The Seagull” with his most recent performance at the Irish Embassy for the London Irish Theatre. Hi latest film “Captured On Crete” is due for release in 2019.
Eileen O’Casey – Erin Geraghty
Erin is an experienced and versatile performer with many years’ experience on stage and screen which includes lead and cameo roles. TV includes regular appearances in “Angels” and the “Bill”. More recently Erin has appeared at the Theatre Royal Windsor and the Curve Theatre, Leicester.