Bryan Quinn

Bryan is an actor, presenter and musician.

Bryan plays Nana and Seafood Thomas in PETER PAN at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, until 13th January 2024.

He recently wrapped SAPPHIRE, directed by Dearbhla Walsh and produced by Sharon Horgan for Merman and Apple TV+. He will be seen next in Season 2 of THE DRY for ITV – where he reprised the role of Eddie in six episodes.

Bryan appears in three films that premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh 2023: iGIRL, a visual art film directed by Trish McAdam based on Marina Carr’s play, the comedy short CANTATA by Fionn Foley and the comic feature APOCALYPSE CLOWN (Fastnet Films).

He was recently seen as Big Mikey Moen, a returning character to FAIR CITY on RTÉ.

Other screen credits include THIS IS DEFINITELY REAL by Jack Phelan for the PRAGUE QUADRENNIAL 2023 and Dominic Kirby in REDEMPTION on Virgin Media One & ITV. Alexander in FINDING YOU, directed by Brian Baugh, HOLY ISLAND with Samson Films, STIR directed by Rory Bresnihan, for Tailored Fi; THETHE LAST RIGHT, directed by Aoife Crehan for Deadpan Pictures; GAME OF THRONES (HBO). VIKINGS – SEASON 6 on History, Sir Richard opposite Sean Penn in THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN (Icon Entertainment) and Charlie Hayes in DUBLIN OLD SCHOOL (Element Pictures).

He was a frequent collaborator with comedy duo The Rubberbandits, appearing on stage, on television and in music videos they made – most notably playing the title role in DAD’S BEST FRIEND, which features in Danny Boyle’s sequel T2 TRAINSPOTTING.

Throughout 2022 and 2023, he has been working on development for forthcoming stage projects: THE SUMMER I ROBBED A BANK, adapted for the stage by Mark Doherty from the novel by David O’Doherty, THE BELLEVUE by John McCarthy, EVENING TRAIN, the musical inspired by the album of the same name by Mick Flannery and AN SEACHTOPUS for Highrock Productions.

A graduate of École Jacques Lecoq, Paris, his previous stage work includes TOYSHOW – THE MUSICAL for RTÉ, Billy in ONCE – The Musical, directed by Andrew Shaver, THE COLLEEN BAWN at The Lyric, Belfast, and HARD TO BE SOFT, directed by Oona Doherty, for Prime Cut Productions, Irish and European tours of THIS BEACH – a Brokentalkers Theatre Company production, The Abbey Theatre’s production of SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER by Oliver Goldsmith, Prospero in THE SHITSTORM presented by the Abbey Theatre, Gulliver in GULLIVER at the Mac, Belfast and UK tour (Big Telly Theatre Company).

He has also written and starred in several plays, including SADDLED, a comedy featuring live bicycle repair, co-written with and from an idea by Edinburgh Winning stand-up comedian David O’Doherty.

In 2023, he is again touring SPANISH BERNIE – THE FOUR-HANDED GUITARIST in The Horsebox Theatre (a tiny Victorian theatre with tiered seating for four).

Bryan has been hosting and MCing events for many years at arts festivals, music gigs/festivals and corporate events, including Vicar Street, Dublin, Féile Na Bealtaine in Dingle Croke Park in Dublin for brands such as Londis and The National Lottery.