Mairead McKinley

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Mairead McKinley
Born 1970
Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland
Occupation Actress
Awards TMA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
2002 The Clearing
Cinéma Tout Ecran Award for Best Actress
2005 Molly's Way
Ourense Film Festival Award for Best Actress
2005 Molly's Way
Valdivia International Film Festival award for Best Actress
2005 Molly's Way
Bogotá Film Festival Award for Best Actress
2005 Molly's Way

Mairead McKinley is a Northern Irish actress.

Career[edit]

Before starting her professional career, McKinley trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), where she won the Pauline Siddle Award.

Theatre[edit]

McKinley's work in theatre includes: Translations,[1] Cyrano de Bergerac,[2][3] Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards[4] and The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other[5] at the National Theatre, London; Roberto Zucco,[6] Shadows of the Glen,[7] Riders to the Sea and Purgatory for the RSC; Ten Rounds[8] and Further than the Furthest Thing[9] (including tour) at the Tricycle Theatre, London; Macbeth and Don Juan at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds; The Cherry Orchard[10][11][12][13] for Oxford Stage Company; The Decameron at The Gate, London; The Terrible Voice of Satan at the Royal Court Theatre, London; The Playboy of the Western World[14][15][16][17] for the Royal Exchange, Manchester; The Wind in the Willows and The Servant of Two Masters at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield; The Party's Over at the Royal Theatre, Northampton; Dancing at Lughnasa[18][19][20][21] at The Lyric, Belfast; The Playboy of the Western World at the Ambassador Theatre, Dublin; Orestes[22][23][24][25][26][27][28][29][30] and The Clearing[31] (winning her the TMA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role[32]) for Shared Experience.

Television[edit]

Television appearances include: Doctors, Heartbeat, Casualty, The Amazing Mrs Pritchard,[33] Murder Prevention, Peak Practice, Father Ted, The Bill, Resort to Murder and Life After Birth.

Film[edit]

In film, she appeared in Molly's Way[34][35][36][37][38][39] (for which she won the Best Actress awards at Cinéma Tout Ecran, Geneva, Ourense Film Festival, Spain, Valdivia International Film Festival, Chile and the Bogotá Film Festival, Colombia), Sundays, Why Not and Velvet Goldmine.

In 2014, she appeared as a bar maid in the film Edge of Tomorrow, starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt.

Radio[edit]

Her radio work includes: The Archers, Japanese Gothic Tales,[40][41] Feelings Under Siege[42] and Evelina.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Productions : Cyrano de Bergerac". National Theatre. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Albemarle – Archive". Albemarle-london.com. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Productions". Trpw.org. 7 June 2007. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  5. ^ National Theatre : Productions : The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other[dead link]
  6. ^ "UK Theatre Web: Roberto Zucco (RSC98)". Uktw.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "UK Theatre Web: Shadows (An Irish Trrilogy) (RSC98)". Uktw.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  8. ^ Art. "Deadly dalliances". London: Telegraph. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  9. ^ Theatre (15 December 2011). "Tricycle Theatre". Tricycle.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  10. ^ "The Cherry Orchard". Dailyinfo.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  11. ^ "The British Theatre Guide : Reviews – The Cherry Orchard (Oxford Stage Company)". Britishtheatreguide.info. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  12. ^ [The Cherry Orchard, a CurtainUp London review The Cherry Orchard, a CurtainUp London review]
  13. ^ "UK Theatre Web: The Cherry Orchard (OXFORD03)". Uktw.co.uk. 17 January 1904. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  14. ^ Paul Allen (7 November 2003). "Playboy of the Western World, Royal Exchange, Manchester | | guardian.co.uk Arts". London: Arts.guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  15. ^ Chris Smyth Health Correspondent 3 January 2012 12:01 am (20 December 2011). "The Playboy of the Western World – Times Online". Entertainment.timesonline.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  16. ^ "UK Theatre Web: Tickets for Unknown". Uktw.co.uk. 11 July 1996. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  17. ^ Theatre. "Fear is the key". London: Telegraph. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  18. ^ "The British Theatre Guide : Reviews – Dancing at Lughnasa (Lyric Theatre, Belfast)". Britishtheatreguide.info. 24 April 1990. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  19. ^ Jane Coyle (8 June 2007). "The Stage / Reviews / Dancing at Lughnasa". Thestage.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  20. ^ "UK Theatre Web: Tickets for Dancing at Lughnasa (Lyric Theatre, Belfast)". Uktw.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  21. ^ The Ulster Herald – Entertainment Section[dead link]
  22. ^ Jason Best (15 November 2006). "The Stage / Reviews / Orestes". Thestage.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  23. ^ "Daily Information, Oxford – Theatre Review: Orestes". Dailyinfo.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  24. ^ "Orestes, a CurtainUp London review". Curtainup.com. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  25. ^ "Oxford – Entertainment – Orestes". BBC. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  26. ^ "Liverpool – Entertainment – Orestes @ Playhouse". BBC. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  27. ^ "Theatre – Reviews – Orestes @ Tricycle Theatre, London". musicOMH.com. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  28. ^ "Catalyst Reviews – Orestes". Catalystmedia.org.uk. 28 October 2006. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  29. ^ "ORESTES: BLOOD & LIGHT. To 2 December. :: ReviewsGate.com :: The Theatre Reviews site that covers the UK". ReviewsGate.com. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  30. ^ "Orestes". Culturewars.org.uk. 21 November 2006. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  31. ^ "The Clearing, a CurtainUp London review". Curtainup.com. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  32. ^ "Previous Awards". Tmauk.org. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  33. ^ "Masterpiece Theatre | The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard | Cast + Credits". Pbs.org. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  34. ^ Reviewed by David Mattin Updated 10 March 2007 (10 March 2007). "Movies – review – Molly's Way". BBC. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  35. ^ DOGWOOF PICTURES – Mollys Way – Synopsis[dead link]
  36. ^ "Institute of Contemporary Arts : Film : Molly's Way + Q&A". Ica.org.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  37. ^ Weissberg, Jay (11 April 2006). "Molly's Way Review – Read Variety's Analysis Of The Movie Molly's Way". Variety. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  38. ^ Molly's Way Review. Movie Reviews – Film – Time Out New York[dead link]
  39. ^ "Molly's Way – Trailer – Cast – Showtimes – New York Times". Movies.nytimes.com. 1 November 2010. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  40. ^ "Radio 3 – Drama on 3 – Three Japanese Gothic Tales". BBC. 26 December 2004. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  41. ^ "Three Japanese Gothic Tales". Radiolistings.co.uk. 16 December 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  42. ^ "Feelings Under Siege". Radiolistings.co.uk. 16 December 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2012.