Peter Gowen

Theatre credits include: Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards The Somme, A Whistle in the Dark, A Child’s Christmas in Wales, Madigan’s Lock, Shadow
of a Gunman, The Crucible, Othello, By The Bog Of Cats and Oedipus (Abbey Theatre); Shadow of a Gunman, Death of A Salesman, Philadelphia Here I Come!, Whistle in The Dark, Translations, Fathers and Sons (Gaiety, Dublin); Anna Karenina (The Gate, Dublin); A Touch of The Poet, The Country Boy, Beauty Queen of
Leenane (Druid); Bedbound (Dublin Theatre Festival 2000); Someone to Watch Over Me (Drum Theatre); Plough and The Stars (U.K. Tour and West End); A Doll’s House (U.K. Tour, West End and Broadway); The Forest, Mutabilitie and Making History (Royal National Theatre). Mark Doherty’s play Trad (Galway Arts Festival, Dublin Theatre Festival, Edinburgh Festival and Bush Theatre, London), Marina Carr’s Woman and Scarecrow at the Royal Court Theatre, London. Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa at Birmingham Repertory Company; Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days at the Sheffield Crucible (2011) which received huge critical and popular acclaim.

Peter wrote and appeared in his new one-man show The Chronicle of Oggle directed by Donal Gallagher for Asylum Theatre Company at the Everyman Palace Cork and in venues across Ireland.

T.V. includes: RTE’s mini-series Charlie as George Colley, Pat in Love Hate (2 seasons, RTE/Octagon), The Tudors (Season II, Showtime/BBC), My Boy Jack (ITV), The Bill (ITV), Paradise Club (BBC), Minder (ITV), Coronation Street (ITV), On Home Ground (RTE). Peter appeared as guest lead Ciaran O’Malley in Single Handed (The Drowning Man) on ITV1. Film includes: Ondine, Eat The Peach, The Butcher Boy, Dancing at Lughnasa, A Love Divided, Breakfast On Pluto. He appears in Noble, an independent feature film directed by Stephen Bradley and released in September 2014.

Peter Gowen Gallery

DECADENT Appearances

There Are Little Kingdoms poster of Decadent Theatre's adapation of Kevin Barry's acclaimed book of short stories
2021
A Love Like That poster of Decadent's production of Billy Roche's play
2019
The Pillowman
2016
Defender of the Faith poster of Stuary Carolan's play
2014