Passion player: Ann Skelly interview

As the Irish actor heads up her first major network series at just 25, she talks about risk-taking, self-belief and flipping the female narrative

9th May, 2021
Passion player: Ann Skelly interview
Ann Skelly wears Cherry Tree triangle rose taffeta cape, €1,930; taffeta top, €1,180, and taffeta pants, €977; blue nylon gabardine shoes, €815, all Prada

There is something remarkable happening in cinema and also on television right now. Not only are female characters more frequently carrying movies and productions single-handedly, as opposed to being supporting parts, but stories about women that were historically being told from a male perspective are being retold from the inside out, with a female writer, director, producer and cast crafting and delivering the narrative on a female-centric story. The recent Oscar-winning Promising Young Woman is...

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