Paul Meade is a writer, director, actor and artistic director of Gúna Nua theatre. From Limerick, Paul trained at the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College, received an M.A. in modern drama from U.C.D. As a director Paul has directed the award winning Little Gem and ‘Scenes From a Water Cooler’ (co-directed with David Parnell), Taste, The Real Thing and Trousers for Gúna Nua.

He has also directed ‘Translations’ for Hands Turn Theatre, ‘Medea’ for Threshold, Death and the Maiden for Mirage and most recently David Mamet’s ‘The Shawl’ for Bewley’s Café Theatre.

His work as a writer includes ‘Scenes From a Water Cooler’, ‘Skin Deep’, ‘Thesis’, ‘Trousers’ all for Gúna Nua. In 2007 Paul wrote ‘Mushroom’ for Storytellers Theatre Company. In 2007 Paul was awarded a play writing commission by the Irish Council for Bioethics. As an actor Paul has worked with companies all over Ireland and toured to the U.K., U.S.A. and Australia. Plays include: ‘Hamlet’, ‘Dinner with Friends’ and ‘Four Storeys’ for Gúna Nua; ‘Licking the Marmalade Spoon’ also by David Parnell; ‘Juno and the Paycock’ at the Abbey; ‘Silverlands’ for Druid; ‘Petty Sessions’ with Red Kettle; ‘The Ash Fire’ for Pigsback; ‘Grapes of

Wrath’ for 7:84 Scotland; ‘Hamlet’, ‘Romeo and Juliet’, ‘The Tempest’, ‘Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me’ and more with Island; ‘Romeo and Juliet’, ‘The Merchant of Venice’ and ‘Macbeth’ with Second Age; ‘Hard Times’ for Storytellers; ‘God’s Gift’ with Barrabas; ‘The Glass Menagerie’ for Galloglass and ‘Alone it Stands’ with Yew Tree Theatre.

Film and Television include: ‘Alarm ‘by Gerry Stembridge, ‘The Clinic’ and ‘Whistleblower’ for RTE, ‘The Tudors’ for BBC, ‘Lassie’ for Classic Media Productions, ‘Love is the Drug’ for RTE, ‘Quando’ for Paradox Pictures, ‘Making Ends Meet’ for Indie Films, ‘Rebel Heart’, BBC and ‘On Home Ground’ for RTE.

‘Faith’ Written by Paul Meade and performed by Guna Nua Theatre company is at The Civic Theatre from Monday, 3rd – Saturday, 8th March 2014 @ 8pm
Admission: €18 & €16 concession, €10 preview night (Mon, 3rd Mar)

For tickets visit the booking page at The Civic Theatre here

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