A writer's actor: Marie Mullen on a life in theatre

Long venerated as a doyenne of Irish theatre, Marie Mullen talks about her new play The Epiphany, Druid theatre, Irish voices and how Blanche Dubois will always be the one who got away

7th July, 2019
Marie Mullen: ‘I was delighted to play Widow Quinn in Playboy, and Pegeen . . . I’d love to play all the men’s parts’ Pic: Fergal Phillips

One doesn’t so much as interview Marie Mullen as have a good old chat with her. The veteran actor bounds into the room fresh from rehearsals for her new play The Epiphany, by Brian Watkins, glowing with a youthful enthusiasm that is infectious. In fact, everything about her is infectious, from her mesmerising energy to her vibrancy on and off stage to her wide-eyed wonderment. She is so open that it feels less like an...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Radio Review: Radio goes gaga over end of lockdown

The double hustle: why hyphenated careers are in

Appetite For Distraction

TV review: A forensic examination of Ireland’s biggest ever bank robbery