Philippa Dunne

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Height: 5' 5''

Principal Age Range: 34 - 40

Build: Medium

Hair: Blonde

Eyes: Blue

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Philippa plays the supporting role of 'Anne' in BBC Television's new sitcom "MOTHERLAND" which broadcasts on Tuesday nights at 10pm on BBC 2 and 11.15pm on BBC Northern Ireland. Cast includes Anna Maxwell Martin, Diane Morgan and Lucy Punch.

She also plays 'EUNICE' in a mini TV series called "THE SCHOOL" for RTE 2 Television which is produced by cork based production company and comedy troupe CCahoots. It is currently in post production.

As one of the founding members of Diet of Worms comedy group Philippa has been performing on and writing for stage, television, the web and radio since 2006. She has co-written and performed in three Edinburgh Fringe shows and their Kinsale Shark award winning YouTube series "The Taste of Home" evolved to become the comedy series "The Walshes" in which Phillipa plays Irish Mammy 'Carmel Walsh'. "The Walshes" was broadcast on both RTE1 and BBC2 television, and was co-written and directed by Irish director Graham Linehan.


Accents & Skills

Accents: Irish Southern (native) , Northern Irish, Dublin, Scottish, English, English RP, London, UK Regional, American Regional, (east coast, southern, standard), East European

Skills: Full Drivers Licence, Improvisation and comedy improvisation, role play, stand up - Comedy writer for stage, television, online and radio

Music & Dance: Freestyle and improvised dancing - Soprano choral singer, Recorder playing

Sports: Swimming, Cycling

Other: Founding member of Irish comedy group Diet of Worms

Training

Course/Workshop

Facilitator/Venue

Introduction to Drama

Gaiety School of Acting Dublin

Audition Success

City Lit London


Screen Experience

Film/TV

Role

Director

Production Company

Motherland (BBC Television)

Anne

Juliet May

Delightful Industries / Merman

The School (RTE Television)

Eunice

Tadhg Hickey

CCCahoots

Quints (comedy short)

Lenore

George Kane

Big Talk for Sky Arts

The Walshes (Television)

Carmel Walsh

Graham Linehan

Boom Pictures

The Taste of Home (Web Series)

Carmel Walsh

Alex Gill

No Returns Films

Dublin Stories (Televised Pilot)

Orflaith Costigan

Alex Gill

RTE, Accomplice Television

Rental Boys (Webisode)

Kato / Princess Nagsrec

Garret Daly

RTE Storyland, Mixed Bag Media


Theatre Experience

Play

Role

Theatre/Theatre Company

Director

Couples Counselling (Main Space Smock Alley)

Dr. Karen Green

Giles Brody

Underdog Theatre Productions

Strollinstown Radio Hour

Beverly Byrne Grace

Diet of Worms

Clare McQuaid

Cult (Absolute Dublin Fringe)

Dawn

Diet of Worms

Clare McQuaid

Strollinstown (Absolute Dublin Fringe)

Beverly Byrne Grace

Diet of Worms

Clare McQuaid

Diet of Worms at The Hen & Chickens

Lead

Diet of Worms

Clare McQuaid

Diet of Worms (Edinburgh Fringe)

Lead

Diet of Worms

Clare McQuaid

Diet of Worms on Melted Ice (Edinburgh Fringe)

Lead

Diet of Worms

Clare McQuaid

Friends of the Puffincat (Edinburgh Fringe)

Lead

Diet of Worms

Clare McQuaid


Radio Experience

Title

Role

Director

Production Company

KULT

Anne Slattery

Arnab Chanda

BBC Radio 4 / Diet of Worms



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