THOMMAS KANE BYRNE
Thommas is currently in rehearsals for the single-hander piece THE HAIRCUT directed by Wayne Jordan for this year's Dublin Theatre Festival. On screen he has most recently filmed the principal recurring role of Bobby 'Butsy’ Butler in DARKLANDS, Mark O'Connor's new crime drama series for Virgin Media 1. Prior to that he filmed the role of Bertie Mulgrew in Deadpan Pictures’ 6-part period television drama series DEAD STILL, directed by Imogen Murphy.
On stage his most recent and notable credits include his one-man play "THE FATTEST DANCER AT ST. BERNADETTE'S at last year’s Dublin Fringe Festival, for which he received excellent reviews. He also performed in his own play SAY NOTHIN’ TO NO ONE at Dublin's Project Arts Centre, which was awarded the first ever Stewart Parker Development Award in 2017. His play WELL THAT’S WHAT I HEARD is currently in development for the small screen. Earlier this year he played the role of James (and multi-role) in Tracy Martin's DUBLIN WILL SHOW YOU HOW directed by Vanessa Fielding for the Abbey Theatre's Peacock stage and The Complex.
Thommas is a trained singer with extensive experience in Musical Theatre and dance. He holds an associate diploma of Guildhall, London (ATCL), and is a skilled character voice over artist.