Gerard McCarthy was awarded Sir Kenneth Branagh's Renaissance Scholarship to train as an actor. He first found fame playing Kris in Hollyoaks and has recently played Kevin McSwain in BBC 2's BAFTA nominated drama The Fall starring Gillian Anderson. He played alongside Sir Derek Jacobi, Neve Campbell & Joely Richardson as Ashley Stokes in Titanic: Blood & Steel, an epic 12 part series charting the extraordinary construction of RMS Titanic in the shipyards of Edwardian Belfast. The series was nominated for 5 IFTA Awards including Best Series. Recently he played Brondsted in the first episode of Michael Hirst's brand new History Channel series Vikings starring Gabriel Byrne. On stage, McCarthy made his Shakespearean debut as Fenton in The Merry Wives of Windsor at The Globe in London. Most recently on stage he has played opposite Robert Bathurst as Dr Bruce Flaherty in Joe Penhall's multi-award winning play Blue/Orange, the UK premiere of It's A Wonderful Life and Tony in Beautiful Thing.
Venue Details & Map
Highgate HillLondonN6 5HG
- +44 (0)20 8348 8716
- Public transport:
- Tube: Archway. Turn left and walk up Highgate Hill Bus: 143, 210, 271 (direct to Waterlow Park) 4, 10, 17, 41, 43, 134, 263, C11 (to Archway Station)