Barbara Brennan


Height: 5′ 3”
Hair: Fair
Eyes: Blue

Best Actor award for ‘The Heiress’ (Gate Theatre) – Irish Theatre Awards 1979
Best Supporting Actor for ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ – Irish Theatre Awards 1981
Best Actor nomination for ‘Hedda Gabler’ – Irish Theatre Awards 1985
Best Actor award for ‘Town Is Dead’ (Abbey Theatre) – Irish Times Awards 2017

Film & Television
Production Role Company Director
Deadly Cuts Mrs Quinn Cutting Loose Productions DAC Rachel Carey
Dead Happy Roisin Bright Side Film Productions Ruth Meehan
Dublin Murders Mrs Fitzgerald DMS Television Productions DAC Rebecca Gatward
A Nation Holds It's Breath Nancy Pigeon Films Kevin Cahill
A Date for Mad Mary Nan Ten Dates Productions Ltd Darren Thornton
Penny Dreadful Mrs Bazarov Showtime & Sky TV J.A. Bayona
The Tudors IV Duchess of Norfolk SW Productions Limited Kieran Donnelly
The Clinic Sheila McNamara RTE Declan Recks
No Tears Dolly RTE Stephen Burke
Two Lifes: Hell for Leather Joan RTE Kieron J. Walsh
Ulysses Mrs. Thornton Ulysses Pictures Sean Walsh
Veronica Guerin Journalist Merrion Film Productions Joel Schumacher
Production Role Company Director
Portia Coughan Blaize Scully Abbey Theatre Caroline Byrne
Sive Nanna Glavin Druid Theatre Company Garry Hynes
Anna Karenina Countess Veronskaya Abbey Theatre Wayne Jordon
Town is Dead Ellen Abbey Theatre Philly McMahon
Signatories Nurse O'Farrell Verdant Productions Ltd & U.C.D Patrick Mason
A Month In The Country Anna Semyonovna Islayeva Gate Theatre Ethan McSweeny
Heartbreak House Nurse Guinness Abbey Theatre Roisin McBrinn
Pride and Prejudice Lady Catherine de Burgh Gate Theatre Alan Stanford
The Hanging Gardens Jane Grant Abbey Theatre Patrick Mason
Shush Marie Abbey Theatre Jim Culleton
Steel Magnolias M'Lynn Solar Theatre Prod Ben Barnes
Hay Fever Clara Gate Theatre/ Spoleto Fesital – USA Patrick Mason
Tis Pity She's a Whore Putana Siren Productions Selina Cartmell
Hay Fever Clara Gate Theatre Patrick Mason
Jane Eyre Mrs. Fairfax / Hanna Gate Theatre Alan Stanford
Celebration Prue Gate Theatre Wayne Jordan
Present Laughter Miss Erikson Gate Theatre at Spoleto Festival Alan Stanford
Hamlet Gertrude Second Age Theatre Co. Alan Stanford
A Christmas Carol Chorus / Charwoman Gate Theatre Alan Stanford
All My Sons Kate Keller Gate Theatre Robin Lefevre
The Old Curiosity Shop Mrs Jarnley Gate Theatre Alan Stanford
Big Love Bella Abbey Theatre Selina Cartmell
The Deep Blue Sea Mrs Elton Gate Theatre Alan Stanford
Macbeth Lady Macbeth Siren Productions Selina Cartmell
Alice in Wonderland Mrs Smithson / The Duchess & the MockTurtle Landmark Productions Michael Caven
Woman and Scarecrow Scarecrow Abbey Theatre Selina Cartmell
Honour Honor Samuel Beckett Centre Clare Lovett
Salomé Herodias Gate Theatre Alan Stanford
Sleeping Beauty Goody Landmark Productions Roisin McBrinn

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