Declan Conlon is one of Ireland’s most respected stage actors. He has played numerous roles in the Abbey Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre of London, and frequently performs in film and television.
Declan’s work for the Abbey Theatre includes: The Fall of the Second Republic; Anna Karenina; Hedda Gabler; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Quietly (also toured to the Irish Repertory Theatre 2016, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013, Soho Theatre, London and Irish Tour); The Hanging Gardens; Drum Belly; The House, Winner Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Actor 2012; Terminus (national and international tour); Manchester Theatre Awards nomination for Best Actor 2011; The Last Days of a Reluctant Tyrant; A Whistle in the Dark; Famine; The Patriot Game; The Burial at Thebes; The Crucible; The Recruiting Officer; Julius Caesar; A Month in The Country, Winner Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actor 2006; True West; The Hamlet Project; All My Sons; Henry IV (Part 1); Heavenly Bodies; What Happened Bridgie Cleary, and The Last Ones.
Other theatre work includes: To the Lighthouse; Come On Home; Nora; The Yalta Game; Juno and the Paycock; The Gigli Concert; An Enemy of the People; The Last Summer; The Book of Evidence (originally produced in conjunction with Kilkenny Arts Festival); The Importance of Being Earnest (Gate Theatre); Juno and the Paycock (Gaiety Theatre); The Sanctuary Lamp (b*spoke theatre company); Improbable Frequency and Copenhagen, Irish Times Theatre Award nomination for Best Actor 2002 (Rough Magic Theatre Company); Freefall and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Corn Exchange); Miss Julie, Greener and The Secret Garden (Landmark Productions); The Country (Arclight Productions); As You Like It; The Spanish Tragedy; La Lupa; The Mysteries and Henry VI (Royal Shakespeare Company); The Walls, The Ends of the Earth and The Machine Wreckers (National Theatre, London); Macbeth (West End); Our Country’s Good (Out Of Joint at the Young Vic and UK tour); Dancing at Lughnasa, nominated Best Supporting Actor UK Theatre Awards (Lyric Theatre, Belfast and Gaiety Theatre); Uncle Vanya (Lyric Theatre, Belfast).
Television work includes: Irish Crime Story; The Bailout; Mendoza in The Tudors (Showtime); Fair City; Amber; Raw; Trouble in Paradise; Proof; Bachelors Walk (RTÉ); Single Handed (RTÉ and ITV); Anytime Now; Dangerfield; The Family (BBC); Inspector Jury (IJ Productions); Hot House (Channel 4); Cromwell (Title Films).
Film credits include: God’s Creatures; Wastewater; We Ourselves; Sacrifice; My Name is Emily; Love Eternal; Calvary; Basket Case; Debris; Hereafter; The Trouble with Sex; Honest; All Souls Day; Roman Spring of Mrs Stone. Radio work includes The Burial at Thebes and The Hounds of the Baskerville.