Peter Coonan - Narrator


Peter is best known for his role as 'Fran' in RTE's acclaimed drama series Love/Hate, for which he won a 2014 IFTA award for Best Supporting TV Actor, having also been nominated in the same category in 2013.

He is a fluent Irish speaker and has worked extensively in TV, Film and Theatre as an actor and voice-over artist. 

His film credits include appearances in What Richard DidThe King of The Travellers, Between The Canals and most recently in the upcoming feature Get Up an Go. This year he also appeared in Quirke  the BBC miniseries starring Gabriel Byrne, in which he plays the role of Brendan Boyle. 

Owen McDonnell - Ned Daly


Owen is best known for playing the lead role of Garda Sargeant Jack Driscoll in the RTE series Single Handed.

Other television credits include The Galway Races and An Bronntanas on TG4, Spooks and A Year of Greater Love on BBC and Mount Pleasant on Sky. He has also just completed work on the BBC series Silent WitnessHis film credits include RewindTeacht AbhaileConspiracy of Silence and Made in Belfast.

He has had an extensive career as a theatre actor and his credits include A Doll’s HouseThe Plough and the Stars and The Burial At Thebes which all played in the Abbey. He now lives in London, England and has appeared in a number of productions accross the UK including Hitchcock Blonde at Royal Court, Les Liasons Dangereuses at the Liverpool Playhouse, and Death of a Salesman at Birmingham Rep.

He has previously worked with director Keith Farrell and Tile Films on the IFTA winning Saving The Titanic in which he played the role of Thomas Dillon. 

Hugh O'Conor - Capt. Arthur A. Dixon


Hugh had a very early start to his acting career appearing opposite Liam Neeson in the 1985 film Lamb at the age of ten.

He then went on to play the part of the young Christy Brown in My Left Foot, starring Daniel Day Lewis, and won a Young Actor Award in 1990 for the role. 

His most recent film credits include appearances in Reuniting The RubinsKilling Bruno and The Stag. On TV his recent credits include appearances in Moone Boy starring Chris O'Dowd and the BBC series Ripper Street. 

He worked previously with Tile Films and director Keith Farrell when he appeared in the drama documentary Saving The Titanic as the ship's 2nd Engineer Jonathan Shepherd.

Lochlainn O'Mearain - Piaras Béaslaí


Lochlainn is a fluent Irish speaker and has worked extensively as an actor and voice-over artist in both Ireland and the UK. He began his career playing the part of Rohan in the Fox TV kids show Mystic Knights of Tír na Nóg.

He will be well known to Irish speaking audiences for playing the part of Dara Ó'Ríordáin in the TG4 series Ros na Rún. Other TV credits include appearances in Bás Arto Leary for TG4, Rí Rá and Glenroe for RTE, Holby City for BBC and Hollyoaks for Channel 4.

His most recent TV credit was playing the role of Charles Gallagher in the penultimate episode of the hit BBC series The                                                                                                                                           Musketeers.  He recently completed recording the narration for                                                                                                                                         the upcoming Tile Films docu-drama The Lost Ship also                                                                                                                                                       directed by Keith Farrell.

Duncan Lacroix - Sgt. Charlie Faulkner


Duncan has studied his craft for many years completing both a BA and MA in Drama and Theatre Studies at the Roehampton Institute and NUI Galway respectively.

His recent TV credits include an appearance in the second series of HBO's Game of Thrones, the History Channel show VikingsReign on The CW Network and RTE's Primevil.

He is also an accomplished theatre actor with credits to date including appearing as Malvio in the AC Production of Twelfth Night, Konstantin Has Shot Himself and Agamemnon at The Project Arts Centre and Last Shot Redemption at the 2012                                                                                                                                                   Galway Arts Festival.

He is currently filming for the upcoming Starz TV show Outlander in Scotland. In it he plays the key role of Murtagh Fitzgibbon Fraser. The show is due to air in the Summer of 2014 and looks set to be a big hit.

Duncan has previously worked with Tile Films on the IFTA winning Cromwell in Ireland and The Ghost of Duffy's Cut.

Patrick Aidan Byrne - Jack Shouldice


Patrick Aidan Byrne is both a musician and actor. He is the singer and songwriter for the band 'Makings' based in Dublin

His recent TV credits includes appearances in Penny Dreadful and The Tudors for Showtime, Vikings for the History Channel, Game of Thrones for HBO and Mattie for RTE. 

His film credits include Tit for TatSituations Vacant, Kill AnnyThe Fare and Television.

Rick has also worked extensively in theatre and recent credits                                                                                                                                             include Samson and Dalila and Rigoletto at The Gaiety                                                                                                                                                       Theatre, The Hunter Returns and Miss Julie at the Project Arts                                                                                                                                             Centre and There will be Rain at Electric Picnic. 

Steve McCarten - Cpl. William Bullock


Steve McCarten is a Belfast born actor currently residing in London, England. He has worked on a variety of programmes for Endomol, ITV, BBC, Fulwell 73 Productions, RTE and TG4

On stage, he recently performed in Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Alan Ayckbourn.

He is currently working as a producer on a thriller feature film set to the backdrop of ‘the 1980’s troubles’ in Northern Ireland.

 He previously worked with Tile Films and director Keith Farrell  on Ireland's Nazis.

Johnny Eveson - Capt. Frederick C. Dietrichsen             


Johnny Eveson is an actor and musician working out of London and Dublin. He was first spotted by the comedian Phil Cool in a local village show and was asked to appear in his television pilot.

He went on to study at Arts Educational Schools in London before appearing in numerous theatre shows including the musical Bloody Cinderella. He also appeared in A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Dukes Theatre playing the role of 'Bottom'.

Johnny is the bass player in the band 'Heavyball' who have just                                                                                                                                          recently finished touring around Europe and the U.K. with the                                                                                                                                            'Kaiser Chiefs'.

                                                                                                                                       He previously worked with Tile Films on the drama                                                                                                                                                              documentary Saving the Titanic.

Seán T. O'Meallaigh - James Doyle


Seán began his acting training with the Galway Youth Theatre and later he studied at the Oxford School of Drama. 

His theatre work includes roles in The Glass Menagerie and Waiting For Godot with Theatrecorp, Sétanta at The Abbey, GYT productions Philadelphia Here I Come! and Animal Farm,  and A Midsummer Nights Dream  at The Oxford School of Drama.

Seán's on screen work includes appearing as Seán Mac Diarmada in the 1916: Seachtar na Cásca and 1916: Seachtar Dearmadta series. Other TV roles include Rásaí na Gaillimhe, Na CloigneRos na Rún and Adharca Fada on TG4, Charlie on RTE, and the BBC/RTE co-production Custer’s Last Stand­ UpHis feature film credits include roles in the hugely successful Kings, The Callback Queen and Jimmy's Hall.

Writing work includes the plays The Dead, A Rose, and A Beer Too Many, Gáire agus Caoineadh Ó Luain go hAoinePictiur á la Ceart and the short films Eoinín and An Chúirt which he also directed.

Seán previously worked with Tile Films when he directed the civil war drama documentary Breith Agus Bás which aired on TG4.

Séamus Hughes - Michael Malone


Séamus is a Roscommon born actor, writer and voice-over artist currently living in London. He trained at the national Irish language theatre Taibhdhearc in Galway.

His most recent on screen role came in Ken Loach's upcoming feature film Jimmy's Hall. Other TV and film roles include appearances in RTE's Showbands II, Ros na Rún and Rásaí na Gaillimhe for TG4, Deception and Jack Taylor for TV3 and the feature film Anton.

No stranger to the stage, Séamus's theatre credits include performances in An Enemy of the People and The Power of Darkness at Taibhdhearc, Complete History of Ireland from                                                                                                                                              Ice-Age to Yesterday at the Cumann Theatre, Sweet and Sour at                                                                                                                                        the Brink Theatre and an Irish tour with Translations.

Sophie Merry - Beatrice Dietrichsen 


Sophie Merry is an actor from Dublin. She studied at the Gaeity and Abbey schools, and recently began an intensive course in the Meisner Technique with Robbie Byrne. 

She has appeared in several short film and music video roles since 2011 including Staccato, Dutch Darkness and Admit One.

Last year she played the lead role in 'Eimear' a film set during the Troubles which won best Student Short in the Underground Film Festival.  She also directs short films and commercials for Jumper Productions.

She previously worked with director Keith Farrell and Tile Film Death on the Railroad which aired on RTE in Ireland and PBS in the U.S. 

Megan Cassidy - May Cullen


Megan Cassidy is a drama graduate of both UCD and The Gaiety School of Acting. 

She is best known as the much-loved 'Professor Fun' in the RTE children’s art program The Curious World of Professor Fun, a show which she also wrote the script for.

No stranger to children’s entertainment, she presents The Word for RTEjr Radio, she also did a stint on RTE’s Elev8 and recently played Snow White in the Gaiety Christmas Pantomime.

Other TV work includes roles on The Tudors and BBC’s How to Solve a Problem Like Maria, in which she reached the final 35 of 6,000 auditionees. Her theatre credits include Cinderella at The Cork Opera House and 42nd St at the Gaiety.

Megan is an online video presenter for Bottle Top Media and an ambassador of Ireland’s largest Christmas Festival, Winterval. 

Gina Costigan - Bridget Grace


Gina is on the verge of completing an acting scholarship at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. 

An accomplished theatre actor, her credits include roles in Les Impossibles which played at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Muse Unbidden at Smock Alley, Ghost Stories at the Mill Theatre, Buile an Phice at Andrew's Lane, The Risen People at the Gaiety and a National tour with An Trial.

Her film credits include roles in Veronica GuerinBecoming JaneSwansong: Story of Occi Byrne and Black Ice. Television credits include appearances in the BBC show Squaddie and Fair                                                                                                                                        City on RTE.

Malachy McKenna - George Reynolds


Malachy trained as an actor at the Focus Stanislavski Studio, Dublin under the late Deirdre O'Connell.

His TV roles include appearances in The Tudors for Showtime, HBO's The Running Man, The Clinic and Fair City on RTE and Deception on TV3. His film credits includes roles in King ArthurVeronica GuerinMoll Flanders and Michael Collins.

His stage work includes appearing in The Shawshank Redemption at the Lane Theatre, I Keano at the Olympia, The Plough and the Stars and Dancing at Lughnasa at Lissadell, Anything But Love at the Belltable Arts Centre and a                                                                                                                                             National tour of Beyond the Brooklyn Sky.

Malachy is also a successful writer for stage and screen with his first play Tillsonburg winning the Stewart Parker Literary Trust Award in 2000. In 2008 he co-wrote MacBecks with Gary Cooke of 'Aprés Match' fame and they are currently working together on a dark comedy entitled Bogeymen about four middle age men who golf.