Gordon and French - Danny Kirrane Profile
Danny Kirrane

Northern, Yorkshire, RP

If you're looking for someone who can take on the Northern Working Men's Club Circuit at the ripe old age of 18, and win, then this is your guy. Ten years later and he's appeared in a succession of hits from 'The History Boys' to 'Skins'. He's funny, he's warm and he is very definitely earthy.

Having trained at the National Youth Theatre, Kirrane made his first TV appearance in 2007 in ‘Skins'. Other notable TV roles include 'Don't Forget The Driver', 'Britannia', ‘Poldark’, ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Wasted’, ‘Doctor Thorne’,’New Blood’, ‘Critical’, 'The Site', 'Young Unemployed & Lazy', ‘Doctors', 'The Inbetweeners', ‘Casualty' and ‘Trollied'.

Kirrane is also an accomplished stage actor. He originated the role of ‘Davey’ in Jerusalem at the Royal Court, in the West End and on Broadway. Other theatre credits include ’The Hunt’ (The Almeida), 'We're Staying Right Here' (The Park), ‘As You Like It’ (Regents Open Air Theatre), ‘A Little Hotel on the Side’ (Theatre Royal Bath), ‘Three Sisters’ (Young Vic Company), 'Romeo and Juliet' and ‘Boys' (Headlong Theatre), ‘Petrol Blue' (Aldeburgh Music), 'The History Boys' (National Theatre).

Film credits include Mike Leigh’s ‘Peterloo' (Film 4), ‘Ravers’ (Iron Box/The Works), 'Game Over' (Game Over LTD), 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' (Walt Disney Studios), 'The Hatching’ (Sabre Films), the summer hit 'Walking on Sunshine’ (Vertigo Films) and ‘Automata’ (Millennium Films).