"Theatrical Magic" - Irish Independent
"one that no theatre-lover should miss" - No more workhorse
Actress and Writer, Madeleine Dunne, studied at The University of Birmingham and trained at East 15 Acting School in London, where she currently lives and works.
Her performance credits include contributing to, and performing with award winning Actor and Playwright, Yolanda Mercy as part of her solo show; Quarter Life Crisis at Ovalhouse (2017), BasicSpace Festival/ 3 Pegs Productions immersive production of 'Drinks' at Copeland Park and Bussey Building (2017), IADT: National Film School of Dublin in a live Television broadcast by Alan Doyle (2016), and also performing at The Abbey Theatre and Tristan Bates, London, for Drama UK. Her film work includes working with Marcus Markou (Papadopoulos & Sons) in Manhattan Film Festival's 2018 winning entry, Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times.
Madeleine has written and produced her one-woman show 'Mind the Gap', which was performed as part of a trilogy of solo work in Hoxton (2016). She's an avid poet, and is currently writing a Comedy series for Television.
Barry John Kinsella is an actor and writer. Since graduating from the 3 year Acting Course at Lir Academy in July 2018, Barry made his professional stage debut on the Peacock stage at the Abbey Theatre playing the lead role of Bobby in Madhouse, co-written by Una McKevitt and PJ Gallagher and directed by Cathal Cleary. He also played Jay Gatsby in the Gate Theatre production of The Great Gatsby, directed by Alexander Wright. At the Lir he acted in several productions with directors Tom Creed, Annabelle Comyn, Ronan Phelan, Lynne Parker and Caitriona McLoughlin. Barry made his screen debut in Graham Cantwell's feature films Lily and Duets and Felix Castaldo's feature, The Rollover.
Short films include WAVE directed by TJ Peyton O'Grady and Oscar winner Benjamin Cleary, Look Closer, directed by Aleksander Szeser, The Lack Of Colour, starting Bosco Hogan, directed by Aidan Gibson and written by Barry himself. He also starred in two short films directed by Conor McMahon and has appeared in commercials for Sky TV and Eirgrid.