A LOVE LIKE THAT | Cast

Lesley McGuire

Lesley McGuire is an Irish actress, living and working in london. She began her career in 1989 with Billy Roche’s Poor Beast in the Rain at The Dublin Theatre Festival and is delighted to be returning with A Love Like This.

Theatre includes : Amphibians, Romeo and Juliet (R.S.C.); The Gift of the Gorgon (R.S.C. / West End); The Weir (Royal Court); Lucifer and the Lord (Young Vic); Translations (Old Vic);  Shakultala (The Gate); Poor Beast in the Rain (Druid); Riders to the Sea (Southwark Playhouse); Cavalcaders (Meridian); Lay me Down Softly (Project Theatre).

TV includes: Shooting the Past, A Line in the Sand, Silent Witness, Kavanagh QC, Casualty, Holby, Pie in the Sky, Doctors and best known as Jenny Delaney in The Bill.

Film includes: The Last September and A Year and a Day.

This is Lesley’s sixth time working with Billy Roche.

Geoff Minogue

Geoff Minogue is best known for his roles as grumpy sound engineer Eamon, in Oscar-winning Irish film Once and as series regular Tommy in RTE’s Fair City.

Theatre includes: The Field (Gaiety Theatre); The House (Abbey Theatre); Medea (Calliope Productions); Stone Ghosts (Rondo Theatre Company); The Return of the Pied Piper (Calliope Productions);  Philadelphia, here I come (Lissadell);  Under Pressure (Bewleys Cafe Theatre).

TV includes: The Podge & Rodge Show; The Last Furlong; This is Nightlive;  Fair City; Bachelor’s Walk; Glenroe; Raw;  The Clinic; The Tudors; Stardust; Clean Break.

Film includes:  Out of the Blue; Let’s Pretend; Life on Mars; One Up On Two; The Sidecar; Trafficked; Tiger’s Tail; Dublin in Pieces; Satellites and Meteorites; Zonad; Life’s a Breeze; Once.

Geoff is looking forward to working with Decadent Theatre Company.

Peter Gowen

Theatre includes: The Pillowman (Decadent/Gaiety); Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards The Somme (Barbican London and Europe Tour), A Whistle in the Dark, A Child’s Christmas in Wales, Madigan’s Lock, Shadow of a Gunman, The Crucible (Abbey Theatre); Communion (Peacock theatre); Dancing at Lughnasa (Gate Theatre); The Lieutenant of Inishmore (The Garrick);  Shadow of a Gunman, Death of A Salesman, Philadelphia Here I Come!, Whistle in The Dark, Translations, Fathers and Sons (Gaiety, 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); The Plough and The Stars (U.K. Tour and West End), A Doll’s House (U.K. Tour, West End and Broadway), The Forest, Mutabilitie, Making History (Royal National Theatre); Woman and Scarecrow (Royal Court Theatre, London); Anna Karenina (Gate Theatre); Playboy of the Western World and Shadow of the Glen (Druid Theatre Company in North America); Dancing at Lughnasa (Birmingham Repertory Company); Happy Days (Sheffield Crucible 2011) ; The Absence of Women (Lyric Theatre, Belfast and the Tricycle Theatre, Kilburn).

Peter wrote and appeared in his 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: Charlie (RTE), 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), Single Handed (The Drowning Man/ITV1), Cast Offs (Channel 4).

Film includes: Ondine, Eat The Peach, The Butcher Boy, Dancing at Lughnasa, A Love Divided, Breakfast On Pluto, Noble.

Lalor Roddy

Theatre includes: Lonesome West, John Bull’s Other Island, Paradise; The Weir, A Doll’s House; Hard To Believe, Pentecost, Volunteers, Angels With Split Voices, Over The Bridge, Faith Healer (Lyric Theatre); Monsters Dinosaurs Ghosts, Lay Me Down Softly, Defender Of The Faith, The Tempest, In A Little World Of Our Own, Observe The Sons Of Ulster Marching Toward The Somme, Macbeth, Freedom Of The City (Abbey Theatre); King Baby, Amphibians, Shadows [Irish Trilogy], Measure For Measure (RSC); Shadow Of A Gunman (Citizens Theatre Glasgow)

Film includes: Even Gods, The Shore, Yuki, Sensation, Hum, Nightclubbing, Ditching, Cherrybomb, 5 Minutes Of Heaven, Hunger

Television includes: Rebellion (RTE), The Frankenstein Chronicles (Rainmark Films), Vikings (VK prods), Quirke (RTE), Dani’s Castle (CBBC), Ripper Street (BBC), Game of Thrones (HBO), Trivia (RTE),  Jack Taylor (Magma films).

Jane McGrath

Jane McGrath graduated from the Gaiety School of Acting in 2009. She is very excited to be working with Billy Roche again.

Theatre includes: Eliza’s Adventures (Pan Pan); The Seagull (The Corn Exchange); Aristocrats (The Abbey Theatre); The Cavalcaders (Decadent and Nomad); Richard II (Ouroboros); Little Women, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (The Gate Theatre); Pineapple (Calipo); Twelfth Night (Shakespeare in the Park); Chicane (Guna Nua); Blow up the Liffey Bridges (Board Gais Energy Theatre); Four Last Things (Smock Alley Theatre) for which she was nominated for Best Female Performer in the Dublin Fringe Festival; The Pow Show (Bewley’s Cafe Theatre); Miss Julie (Landmark);

Film & Television includes: Vita and Virginia, Lowland Fell (Blinder);  Red Rock (Element) for which she was nominated for an IFTA for Best Female Performance in a Television Series; The Moonstone, Silent Witness, Quirke (BBC); Game of Thrones (HBO); Pure Mule, Amber (RTE); The Tree, The First Wave, The Cured (Tilted) for which she worked on as Movement Director; Switch (Warrior); Joy (Venom); Nowhere in Particular (Zanzibar); Rialto (Marcie Films); Black Ice (Bandit) for which she was nominated for an IFTA for Best Female Performance in a Leading Role.