Gravest Hit / Maggie Cronin & Lalor Roddy

Gravest Hits

In 2020, Maggie completed a short film, Gravest Hit written and directed by Robert Herbert McClean, where she played Josie, a hit woman with a difference. Two assassins keep watch as a young man digs his own grave. Meanwhile, in a fancy-dress shop, the assassins’ daughter has just found out she is pregnant to the […]

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Shrieking Sisters At Stormont

Shrieking Sisters

In the early hours of 1 August 1914 a group of suffragettes, led by Mrs Lilian Metge, attempted to blow up Lisburn Cathedral. What made a respectable middle-class supporter of women’s rights resort to active militancy? Using a mix of new writing, original source and related material, Shrieking Sisters is a thought – provoking suffragette […]

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Greenstick Boy

Greenstick Boy

“Ever fallen in love with someone you shouldn’t’ve fallen in love with?” Against a backdrop of Punk Rock, Irish Dancing, Irish Mammies and Dagenham (?!) Greenstick Boy is a bittersweet story of London – Irish teenagers M and her best friend D. He’s kind, clever, loving (in his own way) and he happens to be […]

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Maggie Cronin, Terry & Oorlagh George, Stormont Photo Kelvin Boyes

The Shore

Maggie played the role of Mary in the beautiful short film The Shore, directed by Terry George, which won the Oscar in the Short Film, Live Action category at the 84th Academy Awards 2012. The Shore is the story of Joe and Paddy, whose childhood friendship is shattered by the troubles in Northern Ireland. Twenty […]

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Chisenhale Space

A Most Notorious Woman

Maggie’s first play, a solo show called A Most Notorious Woman premiered at the Chisenhale Dance Space in August 1989 prior to a run at The Arter Theatre, Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (Original direction by Lucy Mole). A revised version, directed by Paddy Scully, was premiered at The Garage, Monaghan, in March 1995. Since then, the […]

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