Rosaleen Linehan

Photography © Candice Stafford, Catharine Linehan, Colin Henry

Dark Brown
Geoff Stanton


Film and television work includes Moone Boy (Baby Cow Productions), Sharpe’s Gold (ITV), Flat Lake (Flat Lake Productions), Happy Days (Blue Angel Beckett Film Production), The Butcher Boy (Butcher Boy Productions), About Adam (Venus Productions), The Hi Lo Country (Working Title), Mad About Mambo (Ormerod Ltd), The Assassins and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Beckett Film Project) and Snakes and Ladders (Livia Films). Rosaleen was most recently seen In her own show "Backwards Up A Rainbow!" at the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire, charting her extraordinary life and career. Prior to this came Liola at the National Theatre and The Beauty Queen of Leenane at the Donmar. Rosaleen has also worked as a composer on Mary Makebelieve (Abbey Theatre and Gate Theatre), Streets of Dublin (Tivoli Theatre), Many Musical Revues (Des Keogh and Peter O’Brien Quartet), Twelfth Night – Feste’s Songs (Gate Theatre), Speak of the Devil and Please Don’t Make me Feel so Happy (The Olympia Theatre). Rosaleen’s previous work at the Abbey Theatre includes The House of Bernarda Alba, The Importance of Being Earnest, Philadelphia, Here I Come!, Dancing at Lughnasa, O Ananias, Azarias and Misael, Carthaginians, Mother of All the Behans, Sing for your Lunch, Mary Makebelieve and The Morning After Optimism. Other theatre work includes Endgame, Gates of Gold, The Double Dealer, She Stoops to Conquer, Twelfth Night, Mary Makebelieve, Blithe Spirit, Heartbreak House, Season’s Greetings and Happy Days (Gate Theatre), The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Young Vic), The New Electric Ballroom (Druid), Blood Wedding (Almeida Theatre), Long Day’s Journey into Night (Gate Theatre), The Cripple of Inishmaan (Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles), Bailegangaire (Royal Court), Tartuffe (Roundabout Theatre, New York), Lost in Yonkers, The Plough and the Stars and Blithe Spirit (Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis), Juno (New York City Center) and Gypsy (The Gaiety Theatre)

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