Frank McCusker

Frank’s recent credits include Doctor Kane in Season 2 of period crime drama THE FRANKENSTEIN CHRONICLES directed by Alex Gabassi for ITV Encore and Jack Cory in wartime drama MY MOTHER AND OTHER STRANGERS directed by Adrian Shergold for the BBC. Recent theatre work includes CATASTROPHE (Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival), SIGNATORIES directed by Patrick Mason (Verdant), THE WEIR directed Amanda Gaughan (Royal Lyceum) and THE WAKE directed by Annabelle Comyn at the Abbey Theatre.

Further Abbey theatre credits include THE PICTURE DORIAN GRAYTHE LAST DAYS OF A RELUCTANT TYRANTROMEO & JULIET, JULIUS CAESARDEFENDER OF THE FAITH (Irish Times/ESB Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actor 2004), THE WILD DUCKCOMMUNION, THE SANCTUARY LAMPTRANSLATIONSTHE HOUSETHE TEMPESTTHE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTSHE STOOPS TO FOLLYAS THE BEAST SLEEPSOBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING TOWARDS THE SOMMETHE ADVENTURES OF SHAY MOUSE, THE THIRD LAW OF MOTION, THE LAST APACHE REUNION, MOONSHINE, THE GENTLE ISLAND, THE LOWER DEPTHS, THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD (Helen Hayes Award, Washington DC) and THE GLASS MENAGERIE.

Other theatre work includes THE UGLY ONE (Royal Court), UNDER THE BLACK FLAG and CORIOLANUS (Globe Theatre), THE LONESOME WEST (The Lyric, Belfast), THE SHADOW OF A GUNMAN (Tricycle), ARISTOCRATS (Gate Theatre and Lincoln Center, New York), LIFE SUPPORT and THE COLLECTION directed by Harold Pinter (Aldwych Theatre), WILD HARVEST (Druid), MOONSHINE (Red Kettle), HAMLET and KING LEAR (Second Age), RICHARD II (Ouroboros), LALLY THE SCUT (Tinderbox), THE WASTE LAND (Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival ‘15) and THE WILD HARVEST (Gaiety Theatre).

Television appearances include Doctor Christopher Banning in PENNY DREADFUL produced by Sam Mendes and created by John Logan for SKY Atlantic, the role of Risley in acclaimed costume drama THE TUDORS (Showtime), Charles Stokes in TITANIC: BLOOD & STEEL directed by Ciaran Donnelly (Netflix), Major John McBride in 1916: SEACHTAR DEARMADTA (Abú Media/TG4) and Garret Brink in Allan Cubitt’s psychological thriller THE FALL for the BBC.

Other film and television credits include THE MORRIGAN (HAUS Pictures), THE FIRST WAVE (Tilted Pictures), THE AMBASSADOR (BBC), AGNES BROWNE (Hell’s Kitchen), DAVID COPPERFIELD (Hallmark), SMALL ENGINE REPAIR (Subotica), REBEL HEART (BBC), THE AFFAIR OF THE NECKLACE (Alcon Entertainment), PULLING MOVES (BBC), ANYTIME NOW (RTÉ), DAY ONE (Grand Pictures), AS THE BEAST SLEEPS (BBC), PROOF (Subotica), THE BLACKWATER LIGHTSHIP (Hallmark), MURDER PREVENTION (World Films), BAD GIRLS (ITV), HUNGER (Film4) and BITTER SWEET (Element Pictures), OUT OF HOURS (BBC), GETTING HURT (BBC2), BLOODLINES: LEGACY OF A LORD (Vine International), CIRCLE OF FRIENDS (GOOD GIRLS PRODUCTIONS) and THE RAILWAY STATION MAN (BBC).