Jane Brennan has been an actor for over 40 years and has worked with all the major Irish theatre companies. Recent work includes: DruidShakespeare: Richard III, (Druid/Abbey Theatre/Lincoln Centre, 2018), The Beacon by Nancy Harris, (Druid/ Gate Theatre, 2019) and she directed ‘Daniel Carroll/14 Voices from the Bloodied Field’, (Abbey/Croke Park 2020). Jane also co-founded b*spoke Theatre Company with fellow actor Alison McKenna, producing work from 2001-2009.
Her film and TV work includes the Academy Award nominated and BAFTA winning Brooklyn, Herself, A Good Woman is Hard to Find, Intermission, The Tudors, Striking Out, Love/Hate and Hidden Assets. She received an Irish Times Theatre Award, Best Actress, for Alice Trilogy, written and directed by Tom Murphy and an Irish Film and Television Award, Best Supporting Actress, for Brooklyn.