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Maggie Cronin


Maggie is one of Ireland's busiest actors. She has starred in Academy award winning film and BAFTA winning television. Maggie is also a published playwright. She has written and performed her one woman shows Greenstick Boy and A Most Notorious Woman, touring them world-wide. The latter was winner of The Stewart Parker/BBC Radio Drama Award. Maggie’s short stories have been broadcast on BBC radio. ·
Playing Range:Fifties
Hair: Dark brown
Height: 5'6
Build: Slim
Eyes: Green
Accents: American-New York, American-North East, Belfast, Cockney, Dublin, Essex, Galway, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, London, Manchester, RP*
Musical Instruments:
Skills: Trained: Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. MA in Creative Writing, Queen’s University Belfast. Meisner Technique with Scott Williams. Performance: Actor-Singer, ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, APC Actor Com-batant-Basic (18th C Smallsword; Rapier/Companion Weapon & Unarmed), Audio Books, Audio Drama, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Musical Comedy, Poetry Read-ing, Repertory, Story Telling, Voice Over. Dance: Irish Step, Singing: Soprano; Sports:Swimming. Other Skills:Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Narration, Story Telling.
Vehicle Licences: Car Driving Licence
Current Location: Belfast


Theatre Credits Include:
Title Character Director Producer Venue
The Kitchen The Bedroom And The Grave Martha Richard Lavery Accidental Grand Opera House & Tour
Happy Days Winnie Joel Beddows University Of Ulster
Carnival Vadoma Paula McFetridge Kabosh
1974 - The End Of The Year Show Marie Carol Moore Belfast Lyric Theatre
Unless Reta Tim Sheader Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough
Give Me Your Answer Do! Daisy Ben Twist Belfast Lyric Theatre
Shadowlands Joy Gresham Zoe Seaton Belfast Lyric Theatre
A Midsummer Nights Dream Titania Robin Midgley Belfast Lyric Theatre
Greenstick Boy M and D Sarah Tipple Assembly Rooms;Belfast Lyric; Bozar Brussels.
The Trestle At Pope Lick Creek Gin Patrick O'Kane PrimeCut Productions OMAC
Playboy Of The Western World Widow Quin David Grant Belfast Lyric Theatre
The Gift Ma Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney Cahoots


Film Credits Include:
Title Character Director Producer
Shooting For Socrates Mrs Thompson James Erskine New Black
The Light Of My Eyes Sarah Daniel F Holmes
To Lose Control Susan Williams Marty Stalker Visionworks
A Belfast Story Sinéad Nathan Todd JoltMe
Whole Lotta Sole Mrs Weller Terry George Generator
The Shore (Oscar Winner) Mary Terry George All Ashore
Picnic Freida Audrey Concannon Premiere
High Rise Mrs Munrow Ben Wheatley Recorded Picture Company


Television Credits Include:
Title Character Director Producer Channel
A Year of Greater Love Sarah Michael McDowell BBC
Maru Laura Cross Lawrence Gough TG4
Scapegoat Doris Curran Michael McDowell BBC
The Clinic Emer O'Callaghan Liam Cunningham RTE
Holby Bel Ferris James Strong BBC
Doctors(600 eps) Kate McGuire Various BBC
United Mrs McGinley Mickey McGowan BBC
The Bill Gina David Attwood Thames TV
The Frankenstein Chronicles Betsy Benjamin Ross Rainmark Films


Radio Credits Include:
Title Character Director Producer
Bowen and Betjeman Rosamund Gemma McMullan BBC Radio 4
Kicking The Air Judge Heather Larmour BBC Radio 4
Some Secluded Glade Megan/Susan Eoin O'Callaghan BBC Radio 4
Girl from Mars Judith Heather Larmour BBC Radio 4
The Luck of Barry lyndon Honoria Michael Quinn BBC Radio 4
One by One in The Darkness Narrator Sara Johnston BBC Radio 4
The Blackthorn Tree Narrator Heather Larmour BBC Radio 4


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