Danann McAleer


Tel: 07512316594,
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SPOTLIGHT PIN: 4137-8941-1761

Actor, with bases in Bristol/London.

SPOTLIGHT PIN: 4137-8941-1761

Currently Appearing as: Northumberland in Richard II in London & Brighton in March 2020; Albert/Alberto, in ‘Is That All There Is?’ (Fuego Films, post-production); as well as an untitled BFI film releasing later this year.

Stage: PARSON MAYBOLD/RUEBEN DEWEY in Under the Greenwood Tree, with Hammerpuzzle Theatre Co, Cheltenham Everyman; IVAN in The Arrivals, with the Egg, Theatre Royal Bath; ROBERT SIDEWAY/CAPTAIN COLLINS in Our Country’s Good, with The Tobacco Factory; PETER QUINCE/EGEUS/COBWEB in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with The Tobacco Factory; VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN in Frankenstein, with Red Rope Theatre Co; PROSPERO in The Tempest, with The Lord Chamberlain’s Men; EGEON/ANGELO/DR.PINCH in The Comedy Of Errors, with The Lord Chamberlain’s Men; KENT (& UNDERSTUDY FOR TIMOTHY WEST AS KING LEAR) in Tom Morris’ King Lear at The Bristol Old Vic; NARRATOR in Don Quixote at Wigmore Hall, with The English Concert; “THE COURTIER” in The Servant of the Seat directed by Ed Browning; ED in The Human Ear with BOVTS; PROSPERO in The Tempest with BOVTS; BADGER in The Wind in the Willows with BOVTS; TOUCHSTONE in All’s Well That Ends Well, for BOVTS; HARRY BREWER in Our Country’s Good, with BOVTS; SPARKISH in The Country Wife, with BOVTS; ARKASHA/THE WASTER in Ladybird, with BOVTS; JOHN MARTIN in Seperate Tables, with BOVTS; APOLLO in Ovid’s Metamorphosis, with BOVTS; SOL in Lockdown for Theatre Royal Bath; KING JOHN in King John for Hammerpuzzle Theatre Co; ETHAN in The Orchid Girl with Pirate/Clown Theatre; ENSEMBLE in King Lear with Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory; CORPORAL JOHN McBURNEY in The Beguiled, for Angelhair Productions; PETER PLANCK in The Good, the Bad & the Different, for The Actor’s Workshop; TUPOLSKI in The Pillowman with Barbelith Theatre; M. R. JAMES in A Thin Ghost with Five Jars Production Co; ANGELO in Measure for Measure, & SPEED in Two Gentlemen of Verona, both performed in Arnos Vale Cemetery with Roughhouse Theatre; APEMANTUS in Timon of Athens, with Gentleman Jack Theatre; & WILSON in Joe Orton’s The Ruffian on the Stair, with Angelhair Productions.

Film/TV/Radio: ALBERT/ALBERTO in Is That All There Is?, for Fuego Films; ARLO in Awumbuk, for Dillan Gillah; GLENN in Office Politics, for BOVTS; ROBERT AUDLEY/LUKE MARKS in Lady Audley’s Secret, for BOVTS (Radio Drama); THE MONSTER in Efa (music video for Kayla Painter); THEO in Watch Over Me, for CBA Productions; ADOLF HITLER in Seven Days that Made the Fuhrer for CHANNEL 5; GANG LEADER in Bonne Idee’s Feature Film, Cal; LEAD MAN in Glassy-Eyed (music video for ‘Sea Stacks’); & SAM in Jamie Sampson’s Conversations with Strangers.


Directing credits: The Sundown Syndrome for PirateClown at The Rondo; Left, After Orbit, at the Brewery, Tobacco Factory Theatre, for Little Axe Theatre; Anders Lustgarten’s The Breakout for Theatre Uncut at The Tobacco Factory; Trojan Women at the Edinburgh Fringe Fest, for Breakout; Madhouse, at the Alma Tavern, with Bristol Experimental Theatre; & Departures (a radio-play), with Dulcet Thud/Two Four.

Training: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol Acting Academy, National Youth Theatre