Helen has recently appeared in The Heiress at The Gate Theatre, Dublin. Other theatre credits include the role of Grumio in The Taming of the Shrew at Shakespeare’s Globe; Oedipus, The Comedy of Errors, Men to the Right, Women to the Left and Tarry Flynn (Abbey Theatre); As You Like It (Gate Theatre and Druid); Wallflowering (Tall Tales); Misery and The Sunshine Boys (Civic Theatre); Slattery’s Sago Saga (Performance Corporation); Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Corn Exchange); A Midsummer Nights Dream (Barabbas); Talking to Terrorists (Calypso); The Flamboyant Bird (Fringe Festival); Dancing at Lughnasa (Northcott Theatre, Exeter); Roman Fever and Ruby Tuesday (Bewley’s Cafe Theatre); Wired to the Moon (Fishamble); and Red Noses, Fen, Don Juan and West (Pigsback).
TV and Film includes The Bailout; Resistance; Penny Dreadful; The Borgias; Roy; Cracks; Dorothy; Paths to Freedom; Custer’s Last Stand Up; Durango; A Love Divided; Angela’s Ashes; Maigret; The Old Curiosity Shop; Dillusc; Crisis Eile; and Fair City.
Helen has worked extensively on radio and has written and directed three short plays for children based on paintings in The National Gallery of Ireland.
Jonathan was born in Dublin, grew up in New York and began his acting career while still a student at Trinity College, Dublin. His theatre work includes No Escape, The Comedy of Errors, Ladybag, Calvary, The Resurrection, The Quare Fellow and Imeachtaí na Saoirse (Abbey) The Life of Galileo, I Can’t Get Started, Lady Windermere’s Fan, Our Country’s Good, Serious Money, No End of Blame and Victory (Rough Magic) Richard II, Amadeus and Mutabilitie (Ouroboros/Theatreworks) Are You There, Garth? It’s Me, Margaret (Gaiety) Anglo: The Musical (BGET & Olympia) Comedians (Bickerstaffe) Massive Damages (Passion Machine) and The Merchant of Venice, Othello, King Lear, Hamlet and As You Like It (Second Age).
In January 2017 he appeared as King Lear in the C Company production at the O’Reilly Theatre.
Films include The Secret Market, Love Rosie, Noble, Happy Ever Afters, Cracks, Veronica Guerin and When Brendan Met Trudy. Television credits include The Bailout, Ripper Street, Titanic: Blood & Steel, Betrayal of Trust, Honeymoon for One, The Santa Incident, Wild Decembers, Whistleblower, The Tudors, On Home Ground, The Ambassador, Nighthawks, A Song For Europe and Father Ted. Radio includes Scrap Saturday and The Monica Moody Show as well as over 100 plays and series.