JOHN BURKE by Graeme Coughlan
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2nd Floor, 52 Port Street, Manchester, M1 2EQ
Phone: 0161-228 0236 / 020-7734 7887
Phone: 020-7734 7887
Pelham Barn, Draughton, Northampton NN6 9JQ
Phone: 07850 018069
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Height:5'11" (180cm)
Weight:14st. 5lb. (91kg)
Playing Age:46 - 55 years
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Natural
Voice Quality:Strong


In September 2017, I filmed the role of Night Porter in Channel 4's The Virtues, directed by Shane Meadows, written by Jack Thorne and starring Stephen Graham. It is due to be broadcast in 2019. I can also be seen playing Charlie in feature film "Michael Inside" directed by Frank Berry which won Best Irish feature film at Galway Film Festival in July 2017.

Film Television Stage Short Film Further Credits
2016, Feature Film, Charlie, Michael Inside, Pathways Film, Frank Berry
2014, Feature Film, David Litvinoff, The Rise and Fall of the Krays, Torn Pictures, Zackary Adler
2009, Feature Film, Sozzled Regular in Bar, Leap Year, Spyglass Entertainment/Benderspink, Anand Tucker
2009, Feature Film, Jason, Round Ireland with a Fridge, Fridge D`Or Films, Ed Bye
2008, Feature Film, Garda Sergeant, Savage, S.P. films, Brendan Muldowney
2005, Feature Film, Arkham Lunatic Cell Mate, Batman Begins, Warner Brothers, Christopher Nolan
2001, Feature Film, Patient in Recreation Room, On The Edge, Hell's Kitchen, John Carney
2017, Television, Night Porter, The Virtues, Warp Films, Shane Meadows
2013, Television, Applicant, Derek, Channel4, Ricky Gervais
2013, Television, Pub Drunk, Father Figure, BBC, Nick Wood
2012, Television, Creally, Scup, Stirling Films, Declan Recks
2009, Television, Jimmy the Hackney Driver, Ros na Run, Various Directors
2008, Television, Patient, The Clinic 6, Elixir Television Ltd, Declan Eames
2008, Television, Man, The Pursuit {Seomra 6} (Live broadcast), Dearg films, Neil o Sireadain
2007, Television, Steven Sullivan, Colleen Bawn ( Blood and Ink), Fastnet Films( T.G.4), Michael Kinirons
2007, Television, Execution Witness, The Tudors, AB Productions Limited, Jon Amiel
2007, Television, Dermot Ryan, Wire in the Blood, Coastal Productions, Peter Hoar
2006, Television, Seamas (Ambulance driver), The Running Mate, Rubicon films, Declan Recks
2005, Television, Mr L. Kittridge, The Clinic [3rd Series], Allegro Productions, Declan Recks
2003, Television, Lar Whelan, Fair City (Dole Office Special), R.T.E., Hugh Farley
2001, Television, Prisoner Fin, Rebel Heart ( Mini Series) Episode 2, BBC Television, John Strictland
2000, Television, Boot Shop Assistant, Paths to Freedom, Grand Pictures Ltd, Ian Fitzgibbon
2013, Stage, Various, Dráma na scoileanna, Taibhdhearc Na Gaillimhe, Séamus ó hAodha
2012, Stage, Diggory, She Stoops to Conquer, Smock Alley Players (Smock Alley Theatre), Kristian Marken
2012, Stage, Michael James Flaherty, The Playboy Of The Western World, Smock Alley Players (Smock Alley Theatre), Patrick Sutton
2010, Stage, Idir an Da Shuil, Galway Black Box, Lara Campbell
2008, Stage, Various Roles, An Triail, Aisling Ghear (Belfast) Irish Tour, Niall O Sireadain
2008, Stage, Jake, Stones In His Pockets, Aisling Ghear theatre company, Brid Ni Ghallchoir
2008, Stage, Vladimir, Waiting for Godot, ABA Productions Hong Kong, Peter Reid
2006, Stage, Ketch, Our Country`s Good , Samuel Beckett Theatre T.C.D., A.C. Productions, Peter Reid
2005, Stage, Vladimir, Waiting For Godot, A.C. Productions, Peter Reid
2004, Stage, Crampfurl/Mr.Hendreary, The Borrowers, The Helix Theatre (Dublin), Chris Wallis
2002, Stage, Various Roles, An Evening Of Ionesco At Project Theatre, Temple Bar, Dublin, Dance Macabre, Nicole Wiley
2000, Stage, Peter Quince, A Midsummer's Night Dream, Peri Talking Theatre Company, Aoife Monks
2000, Stage, Lord Rothley, Diary Of A Hunger Strike, Aisling Ghear, Gearoid O'Cairealain
1999, Stage, Wagner/Frosch, Back To Faust (Goethe), Blue Rose Theatre Company, Antoinette Duffy
Short Film
2010, Short Film, Nurse, The Night Nurse, Dig Productions
2006, Short Film, Man In Coffin, The Final Journey (Soho Short Festival 2007), S.P. Films And The Irish Film Board, Brendan Muldowney
2005, Short Film, Micheal O Suilleabhain, Mac an Athar, Fingers Crossed Films, Colm Baireid
2005, Short Film, Tinceir, Rogairi, Igloo Productions, Tom Cosgrove
2004, Short Film, Man, The Funeral Parlour, DIG Productions, David Hegarty
2003, Short Film, Sean Shay, An Cruthaitheoir, Alto Atlantic, Damon Silvester
2003, Short Film, Accident Witness, Close, One Productions, Tom Hopkins
2003, Short Film, Coffin Maker, The Honourable Scaffolder, S.P. Films, Brendan Muldowney
2002, Short Film, 3rd Man, Maelstrom, Shine-on Productions, Terry O'Leary
2001, Short Film, New Age Man, It's a Schumacher, Filmbase + T.G.4, Brian O Tiomain
2000, Short Film, Arnie, Choppers, Squint Productions, Paul Farren
Further Credits
2016, Commercial, Male Voice Over, Irish Open Golf Tournament May 2016 (K-Club), European Tour Productions, IMG Studios, Dean Atkinson
2015, Commercial, Ruger Man, The Legend of Cambria, Logan & Pull the Trigger, Alexei Tylevich
2013, Commercial, Male Voice Over, Circulation Booster (Actegy Health), Arm Direct, Digby
2012, Radio, James, Slán Leis An Tíogar, Radio Na Life, Brian O Tíomáin
2011, Commercial, Lead, Under the Surface, PHA Northern Ireland, Richard Oliver
2010, Radio, Man at Graveyard, Old Punks Rule, R.T.E. Radio Drama, Joe O`Byrne
2005, Radio, Friend of Michael, Ticket Man, Jarvey and Priest, Cooking for Michael Collins By Jane Purcell, BBC Radio 4 - Women`s Hour Serial, Chris Wallis


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, Belfast, Cockney, Cork, Donegal, Dublin*, Galway, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Kerry, RP
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Gaelic*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballad, Baritone, Irish Step
Performance:Audio Books, Audio Drama, Comedy, Forum Theatre, Live Roleplay, Role Play, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Golf, Pool, Snooker, Swimming*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence


Gaiety School of Acting/Liz Ryan, Stewart Pearce, Andy Hinds, Tim McDonnell(Stanislavski Studio)