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Helen can now be seen on stage in Druid Theatre’s production of The Cherry Orchard . She will next appear on screen in Miss Scarlet and the Duke for A+E Studios.
Born and based in Dublin and a graduate of UCD.
Helen recently toured her 2 hander show (co-written with Jonathan White) To Hell in a Handbag. It received huge success with sell out shows at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017.
Recent theatre credits include Drama at Inish directed by Cal McCrystal for The Abbey Theatre, and the remount of the highly successful The Unmanageable Sisters directed by Graham McLaren for the Abbey Theatre.
Film and TV
The Bailout (TV3), Resistance (RTE), The Borgias (Showtime), Val Falvey TD (RTE), Wide Open Spaces (Grand Pictures), Roy (Jam Media/BBC), Cracks (Handmade Films), Raw (RTE), Dorothy (Octagon), Showbands II (RTE), Proof (RTE), Veronica Guerin(Touchstone), Ella Enchanted (Miramax), Goldfish Memory (Wolfe), How Harry Became a Tree (Cattelaya), Paths to Freedom (RTE), Custers Last Stand Up (RTE), Dillusc (TG4), Dallocain (TG4), Durango (Hallmark), A Love Divided (BBC), Angela`s Ashes (Paramount), Maigret (FR2), The Old Curiosity Shop (Disney).
Furniture (Garry Hynes, Druid Theatre), A Day In May (Gerry Stembridge), Assassins (Selina Cartmell, Gate Theatre), Porcelain (Cathal Cleary, Peacock Theatre), You Don’t Bring Me Flowers (Zaac Ent.), Oedipus directed by Wayne Jordan (Abbey Theatre), Crawford MacPhearson in Slatterys Sago Saga (Performance Corporation), Notbody in The Flamboyant Bird (Best New Writing Award Absolut Dublin Fringe Festival 2011), The Abbess in The Comedy of Errors (Abbey), Big Mama in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Corn Exchange), Helena and four other characters in A Midsummer Night`s Dream (Barabbas The Company), Mo Mowlam in Talking to Terrorists (Calypso), Peg in Wallflowering (Tall Tales), Nurse in The Sunshine Boys, Celia and Audrey in As You Like It (Druid), Miss Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest (Town Hall Theatre) Audrey in As You Like it Directed by Jonathan Miller (Gate), Maggie in Dancing at Lughnasa (Northcott Theatre Exeter), Annie Wilkes in Misery, Eileen in Wired to The Moon (Fishamble), Roman Fever and Ruby in_ Ruby Tuesday_ (Bewleys Café Theatre), The Last Days of Ollie Deasy (Macnas), Bridie Flynn in Tarry Flynn (Abbey and National Theatre London), Bridgie in Moll ( New York), Men to the Right , Women to the Left, collated and directed by Dermot Healy (Peacock), Mrs Bean in Vampirella (Glasshouse), Marguerite in Red Noses, Margaret in Fen, Gusman and Donna Magdalena in Don Juan and Pearl in West (all for Pigsback).
Helen has worked extensively on Radio and has Written and Directed three short plays for children based on works in The National Gallery of Ireland.