Bryan Murray

Bryan Murray trained at The Abbey Theatre in Dublin and was a member of the company there for seven years. He has also been a member of The Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre Company in the UK.

His theatre work includes; The Hostage, Borstal Boy, The Morning After Optimism, The Shadow of a Gunman, The Silver Tassie, Deathwatch, The Devils, St Joan, Blood Wedding, Philadelphia, Here I Come, The Rivals, Volunteers, The Glass Menagerie, The Shadow of the Glen, The Whiteheaded Boy, Fando and Lis, The Plebeians Rehearse The Uprising, The Happy Go Likeable Man, A Change of Mind, The Plough And The Stars, Juno And The Paycock, Catchpenny Twist, Nashville New York, Blood Brothers, The Miss Firecracker Contest, Finian’s Rainbow, One Touch of Venus, Misery, Deathtrap, The Cavalcaders, Boyband, An Inspector Calls, An Ideal Husband, Joe & I, The Goat, Love Letters, Rank,  Anna Karenina, Salomé, Great Expectations, The Deep Blue Sea, Medea, Celebration, My Cousin Rachel, Best Man, Jack and the Beanstalk.

He has been a regular face on television for the last 35 years. He is probably best known for his roles as ‘Fitz’ in Strumpet City’, ‘Flurry Knox’ in The Irish RM, ‘Shifty’ in Bread, (For which he won BBC TV Personality Of The Year) ‘Harry Cassidy’ in Perfect Scoundrels, ‘Trevor Jordache’ in Brookside and ‘Bob’ in Fair City.

He presented the children’s series’ ‘Knock Knock’ and ‘Umbrella’ for BBC Television, ‘Encore’ and Saturday Night Live for RTE. He recently presented the IFTA nominated documentary series ‘The Tenements’ for TV3 and the four part documentary series ‘The Big House’ also for TV3. He is an occasional presenter of ‘Late Date’ on RTE Radio 1.