Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me – CAST



Dara Devaney

Dara’s theatre work includes: The Plough & The Stars (Abbey Theatre); Christ Deliver Us! (Abbey Theatre); Appointment In Limbo (Zelig); Diabhlaiocht Dheaglain (Fibin);
Cré Na Cille, Lig Sinn I gCathu, An Béal Bocht (An Taibhdhearc).

Film and Television work includes: An Klondike Season 1 & 2 (Abu Media); Grace Harte (Jive Films); Penance (PDAC); Pursuit (AGM Productions); Corp+Anam ll, An Bronntanas, Ros Na Rún, Na Cloigne (TG4); Cré Na Cille (Rosg Teo); Play Next Door (RTE); The Enigma of Frank Ryan (Glass Machine Productions); Above Suspicion (La Plante Productions); Camelot (GK - TV); Nothing Personal (Film NL); Our School Run (Grand Films).







Diarmuid De Faoite

Diarmuid reprises the role of Irishman Edward, which he last performed in Decadent's 2009 production of Someone Who'll Watch Over Me. Diarmuid most recently worked with Decadent in 2014 as JJ in Stuart Carolan’s Defender Of The Faith. He played the unscrupulous television crime correspondent Cathal Mac Iarnáin in the award-winning TG4 drama Corp + Anam

In 2017 Diarmuid was awarded an Other Words/Focail Eile writing bursary. His latest play, Nóra, commissioned by An Taibhdhearc, The National Irish Language Theatre, is the product of that residency.

Theatre work includes: Defender of the Faith, Doubt, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, The Weir, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Translations (Decadent); The Playboy of the Western World (The Old Vic); The Tinker’s Wedding, The Well of the Saints (Druid); Pádraic Ó Conaire, Paris Texas, Herman, Punch and Judy, The Fairgreen Slaughterhouse, Seacht Scéal/Seven Sagas (POC productions); Denizen (Creggan Enterprises/Blue Eagle site specific); Má Tá Bréag Ann (The Abbey); The Seagull (Cornerstone).


SimonCourySimon Coury

Simon taught English in Kent and China before training as an actor. He has been living and working in Ireland for the last thirteen years.

Theatre work includes: Pride and Prejudice, An Ideal Husband, The Vortex (Gate Theatre); A Doll’s House, Hamlet, (Second Age); The Picture of Dorian Grey (Winterland); King Lear (C Company); Peter Pan (Pavillion Theatre); Macbeth,  Secret Rapture, Racing Demon, A Doll’s House, The Cherry Orchard (Salisbury Playhouse); Outward Bound, Kind Hearts and Coronets (Watford Palace); Wild Honey, Betrayal (Stephen Joseph Theatre); Murder in the Cathedral, Moby Dick, The Tempest (RSC).

Film and Television work includes: The Professor and the Madman (Christchurch Prods); The Witness (WFM Film and TV); 37 Days, Line of Duty II, Wodehouse in Exile, Murphy’s Law, Inspector George Gently, Eastenders, Our Friends in the North (BBC); Foyles War VIII (ITV); Vikings (VK Prods); The Tudors III (HS Prods); The Clinic (RTE); Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Heartbeat (YTV).