EMER MCDAID by Andrew Mackin
Photo: Andrew Mackin
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
Location:London, United Kingdom
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 filming as lead in international Bushmills Whiskey advert & Game of Thrones Season 8. Currently appearing as 'Olga' in DIABLO at the Lyric Theatre, touring to Munich and Ireland. "Emer McDaid was superb" (Irish News) "Emer McDaid...a seamless performance with light and shade and genuine emotion" (Belfast Times) "The super talented Emer McDaid" (CultureHUB) "The show is stolen – twice – by Emer McDaid" (AlaninBelast) "The acting, oh the acting! Emer McDaid was incredibly powerful" (TheatreNI)

Stage Musical Short Film Corporate Site Specific Radio Further Credits
2018, Stage, Olya, DIABLO, Lyric Theatre, Belfast, International Tour, Spanner in the Works, 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 (Lead), 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, Replay Theatre Company, Janice Kernoghan
2015, Stage, Mia Kenny, The Waiting Game, Canal Cafe Theatre, London, Emer McDaid and Breman Rajkumar
2015, Stage, Maura, Behind Us, Tabard Theatre, London, Emer McDaid and Breman Rajkumar
2015, Stage, The Significant Other Festival 2015, Tristan Bates Theatre, London, The Pensive Federation
2015, Stage, Woman, Tender Napalm, Albany Theatre, London, StoneCrabs, Camilla Borges
2014, Stage, Mia Kenny, The Waiting Game, Old Red Lion Theatre, 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, Olivier Theatre, 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
2012, Stage, Bomber, Pornography, Warwick Arts Centre, George Want
2012, Stage, Lead Female, Darling, Freshblood Theatre, University of Warwick, Meg Coombs
2012, Stage, Woman, Lovely Rita, Warwick Arts Centre, Maria Hildebrand, Juliet Clark
2012, Stage, Reagan, King Lear, Capital Studio, University of Warwick, Ronan Hatfull
2008, Stage, Abigail, The Crucible, Newry Town Hall, Newpoint Players, Denise Hughes
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
Short Film
2004, Short Film, Lead Female, Butterflies, BBC Prospective Script, Susan Lynch
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
Further Credits
2017, Music Video, Mother (Lead), With the Angels, Jim Crone


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