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Training: Brian began his training at FACT Theatre School under the direction of Sean and Maureen Gilligan. He completed a Bachelor of Music performance degree at the Royal Irish Academy of Music under Mary Brennan, having graduated from St Patrick’s College and Trinity College, Dublin, with a secondary school teaching degree. He also trained at the Abbey School of Music and Drama, and is a self-taught instrumentalist.
Credits while training include: Gherardo in Gianni Schicchi, Mr Upfold in Albert Herring, Bill in A Hand of Bridge, Robert in The Drowsy Chaperone and Thisby/Flute and Bottom/Pyramus in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Theatre includes: Eugenius (The Other Palace), Bananaman (Southwark Playhouse), Guy in Once (Dublin), Deco in The Commitments (West End and UK and Irish tour), Bruno in Piaf (Charing Cross), Perchik in Fiddler on the Roof (Jim Molloy Productions 2011), Man 1 in Songs for a New World (Mermaid Arts Centre, Dublin, 2011), The Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz (Helix DCU, Dublin 2011), Robinson Crusoe in Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates pantomime (Gaiety, Dublin 2011-12), Anglo Boy 4 in Anglo the Musical (Olympia, Dublin 2013), Sean Og O Coileain in The Promise Musical (Irish premiere, Helix DCU, Dublin 2012), Curly in Oklahoma! (National Concert Hall 2012) and Michael Collins in Michael Collins a Musical Drama (Tivoli, Dublin 2013).
Opera and operetta include: Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance (Festival Productions 2008 and New Lyric Opera Productions 2010), Marco in The Gondoliers (Festival Productions 2009), Parpignol in La Bohème (Lyric Opera Productions 2009), Giuseppe in La Traviata, Normanno in Lucia di Lammermoor and The Registrar in Madame Butterfly (Lyric Opera Productions 2010), Blink in Die Fledermaus (Loughcrew Garden Opera 2011), Camille in The Merry Widow and Un Messo in Il Trovatore (Lyric Opera Productions 2011) and Lensky in Eugene Onegin, Ferrando in Così Fan Tutte and Sam in Street Scene (Opera in the Open 2012).
Television includes: Bachelors Walk and Damo and Ivor.
Beatles cover by Brian Gilligan
Mother Funk EPK 1 Live @ The Underground (Peadar Kearney's Dublin)
Cover of “Proud Mary” and “Sweet Home Alabama”
Mother Funk cover
Mother Funk cover
Mother Funk at The Raheny Inn
Cover of the classic jazz standard "Someone to watch over me" as part of Dublin's Culture Night @ the GPO
Cover of Coldplay's Viva la Vida. Just mucking' about with my buddy Andrew Linnie.
Eugenius! Written by Ben Adams and Chris Wilkins, Eugenius! tells the story of Eugene, a teenage boy whose nightly dreams of a distant world of heroes and villains may just be the ticket to him creating his very own comic book movie in Hollywood. Joined by his best friends ‘Janey’ and ‘Feris’, our comic writing genius must discover the true meanin...
Bananaman A hero who has ‘the muscles of 20 men and the brain of 20 mussels’. Bananaman is a unique member of the superhero ranks. Our handsome hero may have a jaw line you can see from space, but he’s not the sharpest tool in the box. In fact, he doesn’t even know where the box is. With supervillains Doctor Gloom and General Blight attempting wor...
The Commitments is the story of Jimmy Rabbitte, a young working-class music fan, who shapes an unlikely bunch of amateur musicians and friends into an amazing live act, the finest soul band Dublin has ever produced. The show follows the journey of two members of a frustrated synthesizer band – the opening scene we find them playing but being ignore...
It was a great week for geeks as fantastic new musical EUGENIUS! had its gala night at The Other Palace! Come and find your inner superhero with our 10 top “Eunique” tweets! #GoEugenius!
The news is out that Star Wars legend Mark Hamill will be the voice of ‘Kevin The Robot’ in Eugenius! The Musical which has its gala night on 31 January at The Other Palace.
Laura Baldwin is making herself at home at The Other Palace. After she finishes in Big Fish, she'll stay on to star opposite American Liam Forde, making his London stage debut, in the premiere of EUGENIUS! Who else will join them in this new musical produced by actor Warwick Davis?
Marc Pickering's Doctor Gloom has a "really rather evil plan" in BANANAMAN - and he lays it out brilliantly in "Call to Action", the first song release from the comic book page-to-stage premiere, staring this month at London's Southwark Playhouse. (Psst! Have you also seen our gallery of rehearsal photos?)...
The excitement is palpable for the Southwark Playhouse's run of BANANAMAN! With a fabulous cast of StageFaves now announced and a load of potassium-rich energy pumping through their veins, the team behind this brand new show are gearing up for a big success, so watch these funny videos to get you all excited for opening night...