EMER MCDAID by Faye Thomas
Photo: Faye Thomas
Philip Young
Ballygood, Blackstown Road, Crumlin, Northern Ireland BT29 4RB
Phone: 028 9447 0634
Mobile: 07786 815158
E-mail: philip@independentagency.co.uk
WWW: www.independentagency.co.uk
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
County Dublin, Ireland
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:8st. 4lb. (53kg)
Playing Age:18 - 30 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Auburn
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Engaging


Recently wrapped GAME OF THRONES S8, played Marie-Therese in S2E1 of BBC's SOFT BORDER PATROL now on IPlayer; Lead in new Bushmills Red Ad, Next appearing at LYRIC THEATRE in Irish Tour (6-30 March) of 'Milo's Hat-Trick'; "Emer McDaid was superb" (Irish News) "Emer McDaid...a seamless performance with light and shade and genuine emotion" (Belfast Times) "Miss Perkins - The sparky Emer McDaid" (The Stage), "Most impressive is Emer McDaid's masterful performance" (The Big List), "Emer McDaid is magnificent as Miss Perkins" (AlanInBelfast)

Stage Television Short Film Musical Corporate Site Specific Radio
2019, Stage, Lead Actress, Milo's Hat-Trick, LYRIC THEATRE, BELFAST, IRISH TOUR, Cahoots NI, Paul Mceneaney
2019, Stage, Molly, Rough Girls, LYRIC THEATRE, BELFAST, Rehearsed Reading, Emma Jordan
2019, Stage, Could Have Been, The Regret Room, THE MAC, BELFAST, Rehearsed Reading, Prime Cut Productions, Emma Jordan
2018, Stage, Miss Perkins, The Elves and the Shoemaker, THE MAC, BELFAST, Cahoots NI, Paul Mceneaney
2018, Stage, Olya, Diablo, LYRIC THEATRE, BELFAST, INTL TOUR, Patricia Downey
2018, Stage, Molly, Reunite, BELFAST MELA, ArtsEkta, Nick Clarke
2018, Stage, Princess, Operation Elsewhere, NI TOUR, Big Telly, Zoe Seaton
2018, Stage, Woman, Tender Napalm, LYRIC THEATRE, BELFAST, In The Moment productions, Breman Rajkumar
2018, Stage, Lesley / Michaela, We'll Walk Hand in Hand, LYRIC THEATRE, BELFAST, Greenshoot Productions, Martin Lynch
2017, Stage, Fairy Stardust, Sleeping Beauty, BELFAST WATERFRONT, GBL Productions, Lisa May
2017, Stage, Tutor, Dancing at the Disco at the End of the World, BELFAST INTL ARTS FESTIVAL, Replay Theatre, Janice Kernoghan
2015, Stage, Mia Kenny, The Waiting Game, CANAL CAFE THEATRE, LONDON, Emer McDaid and Breman Rajkumar
2015, Stage, Woman, Tender Napalm, ALBANY THEATRE, LONDON, StoneCrabs, Camilla Borges
2014, Stage, Mia Kenny, The Waiting Game, OLD RED LION, LONDON, Emer McDaid and Breman Rajkumar
2013, Stage, Leigh Hodges, 23.5 Hours, ST JAMES THEATRE, LONDON, Dead Posh Productions, Katharine Farmer
2013, Stage, Sara Jacobs, The Babysitter, BEDALES SCHOOL, Hampshire, Breman Rajkumar
2013, Stage, Sara Jacobs, The Babysitter, PLEASANCE COURTYARD, Edinburgh Fringe, Breman Rajkumar
2013, Stage, Alexa Fay, Capital, WARWICK ARTS CENTRE, Breman Rajkumar
2013, Stage, Bomber, Pornography (National Student Drama Festival), STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE, SCARBOROUGH, George Want
2013, Stage, Sara Jacobs, The Babysitter (National Student Drama Festival), STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE, SCARBOROUGH, Breman Rajkumar
2013, Stage, Sara Jacobs, The Babysitter, STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE, SCARBOROUGH, InDepth, Breman Rajkumar
2012, Stage, Bomber, Pornography, WARWICK ARTS CENTRE, George Want
2012, Stage, Woman, Lovely Rita, WARWICK ARTS CENTRE, Maria Hildebrand, Juliet Clark
2008, Stage, Abigail, The Crucible, NEWRY TOWN HALL, Newpoint Players, Denise Hughes
2019, Television, Marie-Therese, SOFT BORDER PATROL, BBC, Keri Collins
2019, Television, Lead, Red.Set.Go, BUSHMILLS RED, Vice, William Crouse
Short Film
2017, Short Film, Mother (Lead), With the Angels, Jim Crone
2004, Short Film, Lead Female, Butterflies, BBC Prospective Script, Susan Lynch
2008, Musical, Eliza Doolittle, My Fair Lady, Our Lady's Theatre Hall (Northern Ireland), Liz Curly
2006, Musical, Calamity Jane, Calamity Jane, Our Lady's Theatre Hall (Northern Ireland), Liz Curly
2006, Musical, Maria, West Side Story, Newry City Theatre Hall (Northern Ireland)
2005, Musical, Tiffany, Back to the 80's, Newry City Theatre Hall (Northern Ireland), Denise Hughes
2004, Musical, Serena Williams, Fame, Newry City Theatre Hall (Northern Ireland), Denise Hughes
2015, Corporate, First Time Buyer, Countrywide Film, Countrywide, Simon Perkins
2014, Corporate, Hippy, Winterstock 2014, Atom Events, Louis Waymouth
2015, Corporate, Homeowner, COUNTRYWIDE CASTING, RSVP
Site Specific
2007, Site Specific, Lead Singer, Dancer, Rare Dreams, Youth Music Theatre, Kath Burlinson
2011, Radio, Presenter, Almost Famous, RaW, Emer McDaid


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Belfast, Central Scottish, Cockney, Dublin, Edinburgh, English-Standard, Glasgow, Heightened RP, Irish RP, Irish-Northern*, Irish-Southern, London, RP, Spanish
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Spanish
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Choral Singing, Contemporary Dance, Folk Singing, Guitar, Singing (general)*, Trumpet
Performance:Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Forum Theatre, Physical Theatre, Singer-Professional, Story Telling, Theatre In Education, Verbatim Theatre, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
Pilates, Running, Yoga, Yoga (Ashtanga)
Other Skills:DBS (CRB) clearance, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Singing Teacher/Coach, Teacher (qualified)


University of Warwick, Theatre and Performance, 3 years, 2011 - 2014