Spotlight: TARA FLYNN


TARA FLYNN by Marc O'Sullivan
Photo: Marc O'Sullivan
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Beacon House, 113 Kingsway, London WC2B 6PP
Phone: 020-7636 7750
Fax: 020-7636 7751
4th Floor, 73-74 Berwick Street, London W1F 8TE
Phone: 020-7434 3569
9 Appold Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 2AP
Phone: 020 3326 5430
Artist's Website:
County Dublin, Ireland
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'3" (160cm)
Weight:8st. 7lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:39 - 50 years
Appearance:Mediterranean, White
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Warm

Currently appearing:

Tara co-hosted hit series 'Between Ourselves with Marian Keyes' for BBC R4. Her book 'Rage-In' (Mercier Press) is in shops and she hosts the 'Taranoia' podcast. She received the Amnesty Outstanding Contribution to Human Rights award and Irish Tatler Women of the Year award for her contribution to the campaign to repeal Ireland's 8th amendment.

Television Stage Radio Film Further Credits
2019, Television, Maggie, Finding Joy S2, Treasure Entertainment, John Butler
2019, Television, Brenda, The Southwesterlies, Deadpan Pictures, Simon Gibney
2017, Television, Maureen Finnerty, Nowhere Fast, Deadpan/ RTÉ, Simon Gibney
2017, Television, Our Tara, Blind Date, Stellify Media/ TV3
2016, Television, Abs, Zig and Zag, Double Z/ CBBC, Niall Mooney
2015, Television, Gráinne, Eipic, TG4, Louise Ní Fhiannachta
2015, Television, Various, Irish Pictorial Weekly S3, Blinder Films/ RTÉ, Maurice Linnane
2014, Television, Granuaile, Neil Delamere's Heroes, Mind the Gap Films/ RTÉ, Maurice Linnane
2013, Television, Various, Irish Pictorial Weekly S2, Blinder/ RTE, Maurice Linnane
2013, Television, Defence Counsel Anderson, Line of Duty 2, BBC, Douglas Mackinnon/ Daniel Nettheim
2012, Television, Barbara, Moone Boy, Sky 1, Declan Lowney
2012, Television, Various, The Mario Rosenstock Show, RTE, Damien Farrell
2012, Television, Various, Irish Pictorial Weekly, RTE, Maurice Linnane
2012, Television, The Console (Voice), Pixelface, BBC, Sydney Macartney
2011, Television, Self, The Social, RTE, John Comiskey
2011, Television, Various, The Impressions Show with Culshaw & Stephenson S3, BBC, Angela de Chastelai Smith
2011, Television, The Console (Voice), Pixelface, BBC, Sydney Macartney
2010, Television, Various, The Impressions Show with Culshaw and Stephenson S2, BBC, Angela De Chastelai Smith
2010, Television, Cait O'Connell, Doctors, BBC, Matthew Carter
2009, Television, Emily Maitland (and various), Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle, BBC, Tim Kirkby
2009, Television, Fantasy Commuter Ladette, The Omid Djalili Show, BBC, Michael Cumming
2008, Television, Various, Thank God You're Here, ITV/ Talkback Thames, Steve Smith/ Victoria Payne/ Dave Morley
2006, Television, Siobhan, Hide and Seek, Accomplice TV, Dearbhla Walsh
2005, Television, Various Lead Roles - 2004 & 2005, Stew (Seasons 1 & 2), Grand Pictures, Orla Walsh/P J Dillon
2004, Television, Stand Up, Liffey Laugh, Midas Productions, Simon Gibney
2003, Television, Gayle Ryder - 2002 & 2003, X-It File, RTE, Paul Cusack
2018, Stage, Self, Not a Funny Word, ThisIsPopBaby/ Abbey/ Where We Live & tour, Phillip McMahon
2017, Stage, Self, Not a Funny Word, Abbey Theatre, Phillip McMahon
2016, Stage, Miss Fitt, All That Fall, Out of Joint, Max Stafford-Clark
2014, Stage, Angela, My Brilliant Divorce Irish Tour, Verdant Productions, Andrew Murray
2014, Stage, Lisa, Blackout, Shiva Theatre Company, Aoibhinn Marie Gilroy
2014, Stage, Self, Under My Bed, Smock Alley Theatre, Tara Flynn
2012, Stage, Orla, All The Single Ladies, Richard Temple Productions, Andy Burden
2010, Stage, Self, Big Noise, Tara Flynn, Tara Flynn
2007, Stage, Solo Stand Up Show, Not Now, Tara Flynn/ Edcom/ Underbelly, Tara Flynn
2006, Stage, Bernie/Dr Fleming/Voices, Talk Radio, Underbelly/Edinburgh Fringe, Stewart Lee
2004, Stage, Suzy Bernstein, I Do Not Like Thee, Dr Fell, Abbey Theatre, Martin Drury
1999, Stage, Core Player, Dublin Comedy Improv (residency/ international touring), Dublin Comedy Improv, Dublin Comedy Improv
2019, Radio, Self, Between Ourselves with Marian Keyes, Giddy Goat Productions/ BBC Radio 4, Steve Doherty
2016, Radio, Miss Fitt, All That Fall, BBC Radio Four, Max Stafford-Clark
2015, Radio, Writer/ Performer, Fete Worse Than Death (Funny Bones Series), BBC Radio Four, Jenny Thompson
2013, Radio, Leigh Turner, Delivery, Henchman Productions, Fred O'Connor
2012, Radio, Rachel Allen/ Angela Merkel, Ireland's Pictorial Boatly, RTÉ, Hugh Ormond
2011, Radio, The Mermaid, I Regress, BBC Radio 4, Sam Bryant
2008, Radio, Kate, Lullaby, BBC Radio 7, Heather Larmour
2008, Radio, DI Tina Mahon, Baldi Season V, BBC Radio 4, Lawrence Jackson
2008, Radio, American Poet, A Poet's Tree, BBC Radio 4, Ed Morrish
2005, Radio, Maureen O'Hara, The Colleen and the Cowboy, RTE, Kate Minogue
2019, Feature Film, TV Reporter, Beards, Tilted Pictures, David Freyne
2019, Feature Film, Hazel (Voice), Two by Two Sequel, Ulysses Filmproduktion/ Moetion Films,, Toby Genkel/ Sean McCormack
2017, Feature Film, Minister Hickey, The Cured, Cured Films, David Freyne
2015, Feature Film, Hazel (Voice), Two by Two, Ulysses Filmproduktion/ Moetion Films, Toby Genkel/ Sean McCormack
2014, Feature Film, Caoimhe, Davin, Byrnalan Motel Entertainment, Graham Jones
Further Credits
2019, Short Film, Rita, Pogonophobia, Constant Motion Pictures, Tom Ryan
2014, Viral, Writer/ Performer, Armagayddon, Like:Minded Productions, Martin Gaughan
2014, Animation, Sandy/ Puffin Patricia/ Carrie Anne Crow (voices), Rocka-Bye Island, Magpie 6 Media/ Monster Entertainment, Cliff Parrott
2013, Viral, Writer/ Performer, The Racist B&B, Tara Flynn, Diarmuid O'Brien
2012, Musical, Molly, Molly Wobbly, Lyric Belfast/ AR Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe 2012, Paul Boyd
2011, Musical, Molly, Molly Wobbly's Tit Factory, Lyric Theatre Belfast, Paul Boyd
2011, Video Game, Various Voices, The Witcher 2, Side
2009, Cabaret, Singer, "Songs" with Damian Coldwell & Charlie Round Turner, Tara Flynn/ Damian Coldwell/ Charlie Round Turner
2005, Musical, Surfia, I, Keano (Original Run), Lane Productions, Peter Sheridan


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Belfast, Cockney, Cork*, Dublin*, Edinburgh, French, German, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern*, Italian, London, Manchester, RP, Scottish-Standard
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, Gaelic*, Italian
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto*, Blues*, Cabaret Singing*, Contemporary Dance, Guitar, Irish Step, Jazz Singing*, Piano, Rock Singing*
Performance:Audio Books, Comedy, Master of Ceremonies, Musical Comedy, Singer-Professional, Stand-up Comic, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Horse-riding*, Running, Tennis, Yoga*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Improvisation, Narration


Margie Haber Studio, Intensive Studies Programme, Los Angeles

The Actors Workshop, Dublin

European Drama, UCC