Lucianne McEvoy

Lucianne most recently appeared on television in SHETLAND – SERIES 6, as the recurring character ‘Meg Pattison’ on BBC1.

She is currently filming a role opposite Paul Reiser and Colm Meaney in the feature film THE PROBLEM WITH PEOPLE and will soon appear in the drama feature BORDERLAND, directed by the Guard brothers.

She played Ruth Davenport in ULSTER AMERICAN for Traverse Theatre – Best Female Performance, Critics’ Award for Theatre in Scotland 2019.

Recent film and television credits include the role of Nell in GROUP, directed by Annie Griffin (BBC Web), Heidi in UNPRECEDENTED for Century Films, and Samantha in A SUNKEN PLACE, directed by Ronan O’Leary for Handshake Films.

Previous screen credits include series regular Tara in the TV mini-series NY-LON directed by Otto Bathurst for Channel 4 and IN AMERICA, directed by Jim Sheridan for Harlem Film Production.

Recent stage credits include Alannah Devlin in the world premiere of dark comedy CROCODILE FEVER by Meghan Tyler, performed at the Traverse Theatre and The Lyric Theatre, Belfast. THE MACBETHS, directed by Dominic Hill at Citizens Theatre, and Corcadorca’s THE NUMBERED, directed by Pat Kiernan, as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival 2018.

Other recent stage credits include BOLD GIRLS at Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, WHAT PUT THE BLOOD by Frances Poet, and THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, based on Mark Haddon’s award-winning novel, directed by Marianne Elliot and Kim Pearce. The role of Valerie in Conor McPherson’s THE WEIR, directed by Amanda Gaughan, and JUMPY, directed by Cora Bissett at Edinburgh Lyceum, DANCE OF DEATH for Citizens Theatre, and SACRIFICE AT EASTER as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival 2016. 

Lucianne was nominated for Best Actress at the Dublin Theatre Festival 1999 for her performance of Anna in Frank McGuinness’ DOLLY WEST’S KITCHEN, directed by Patrick Mason at the Abbey Theatre. National Theatre of Scotland credits includes the role of Christine in A DOLL’S HOUSEWoman in INSTRUCTIONS OF A BUTTERFLY COLLECTOR, both directed by Graham McLaren and Helen in THE MAKING OF US, directed by Graham Eatough.

Previous stage appearances include Brian Friel’s LOVERSHermonie in ANDROMAQUEMARCH OF WOMENHORIZONTAL, COLLABORATION at Traverse Theatre, THE LIBERTINE for Citizens Theatre, LEAVING PLANET EARTHWOYZECK (Corcadorca), and THE LADIES CAGE directed by John Terry. FESTEN (Birmingham Rep & Tour), RIDERS TO THE SEA directed by Conall Morrison, BLOOD AND ICE at Edinburgh Lyceum, THEBANS (Theatre Babel), THE BOY WHO FELL INTO A BOOK (ETT), HINTERLAND directed by Max Stafford-Clark (National Theatre/Out of Joint), TRANSLATIONS at the Abbey Theatre and MUTABILITIE at the Samuel Beckett Centre, Dublin.