#123 | Ian Lloyd Anderson| Actor

Oct 14, 2020, 04:05 PM

On this week's Episode of FNI Wrap Chat is one of Ireland's hardest working and most dedicated actors of stage and screen. Ian Lloyd Anderson.

Ian is an Actor's Actor, with a great sense of humour, Ian is a brilliant example of grit, talent and determination. From his brilliant turn in Dublin Old School (stage and screen) to his latest film, working with Clare Dunne on Herself, directed by Phyllida Lloyd (Mamma Mia, Iron Lady). PBL and Seán T. Ó Meallaigh had a very Frank chat about all things daddy bedtime stories with his kids, the importance of staying sharp, fighting for parts and dealing with rejection and the downside to Acting and the creative life.

****This is an unmissable podcast for actors in particular.

A graduate of the Gaiety School of Acting; Ian was recently awarded best supporting actor at the Irish Times Theatre awards for his performance in Druid Theatre’s Beacon at The Gate Theatre. He can now be seen on screen in season 2 of Blood opposite Adrian Dunbar and Grainne Keenan on Virgin Media One.
Film/TV credits include:
Herself (Element Pictures, Dir: Phyllida Lloyd), Wastewater, Headcases (RTÉ), Honest (IFB Short Film), Dublin Old School (Element Pictures, Dir: Dave Tynan), They Shoot People (Short), Leave (Short), Game of Thrones (HBO), Love/Hate (RTÉ, Dir: Dave Caffrey), Standby (Black Sheep Productions), Scratch (Short), Raw, The Clinic (RTÉ) & Dorothy Mills (Octagon Films).
Theatre credits include:
The Cherry Orchard (Druid Theatre, Dir: Garry Hynes), Beacon (The Gate Theatre, Dir: Garry Hynes), Evening Train (Everyman Theatre, Dir: Annabelle Comyn), In Our Veins (The Peacock Theatre), Dublin Old School (The Project Arts Centre), Come on Home (The Peacock Theatre), Plough and the Stars (Lyric Hammersmith/Gaiety Theatre), Common (The National Theatre), Sive, The Risen People, Major Barbara, Shibari, Alice in Funderland, Macbeth, The Rivals and The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui (The Abbey Theatre), Every Doris Has His Day, Big Ole Piece of Cake, Bruising of Clouds (Fishamble: The New Play Company), Richard III (Fast and Loose Theatre Company), Ride On Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (Livin’ Dred Theatre Company), End Time (Project Arts Centre), Danti Dan (Galloglass Theatre Company), The Colleen Bawn (Bedrock Productions and Project Arts Centre), Bad Sunday (TILT Theatre Company), Ferry Tales and 50 Ways to leave Dun Laoghaire (BDNC and Carpet Theatre Company).

FNI Connect (funded by ScreenSkills Ireland) continues this OCT with former head of development at British Screen Stephen Cleary for a world-class workshop on development for producers and directors. Also, our Very own Wrap Chat host, IFTA nominated and award-winning documentary director, Paul Webster for his course 'Finding the Story: Documentary. '

And it's free. Thanks to Screenskills Ireland.
www.WeAreFni.com/connect to register for tics. Applicants will be emailed code for classes afterwards. 

We also have our brand new national networking evening for Writers/Directors/Producers (Only) on the 30th Oct.
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