Colm Ó Maonlaí

Colm is best known for his appearances as lovable Irish rogue ‘Tom Banks’ in EASTENDERS on BBC1.

Film and television credits include NOTHING PERSONAL directed by Thaddeus O’Sullivan (Film 4), SPASTOIREACHT, AQUADEICH GCOISCEIMTRI SCEAL and ROS NA RÚN (TG4), KNOCKING ON DEATHS DOOR and GHOSTLY RENTAL for Corman Productions.

Other credits include MIDDLETON’S CHANGELING and the lead role of Seán in A PLACE TO STAY, both directed by Marcus Thompson for Hightime Productions. THE COLLEEN BAWN (RTÉ), British drama THE AMBASSADOR directed by Sydney McCarthy for the BBC, DECEPTION (TV3),  I COULD READ THE SKY by Nicola Bruce with Liquid Films, DOCTORS written by Jonathan Evans, THE BILL directed by Jo Johnson (ITV) and Detective Rory Goff in FAIR CITY with RTÉ. 

Colm played the lead role “Lord Rotherham” in the bi-lingual short film RÓGAIRÍ, directed by Tom Cosgrove for Igloo Films.

Colm made his stage debut as Cosimo de Medici in GALILEO GALILEI  at the Abbey Theatre.

Other theatre appearances include the title character in Tomás MacAnna’s production of FICHE BLIANINA FÁS on the Peacock Stage at the Abbey Theatre, Lieutenant Langon in Seán O Casey’s THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS directed by Peter Sheridan at the Riverbank Theatre and the role of ‘A’ in Samuel Beckett’s ROUGH FOR THEATRE 1 at Tivoli Theatre.