Irene trained at Queen Margaret University College in Edinburgh.
Theatre credits include: Mary Rose, High Society, People and The Ruling Class (Pitlochry Festival Theatre) Hansel and Gretel – The Citizens Theatre, The Course of True Love – David Leddy/Fire Exit, Shirley Valentine – Byre Theatre/Quixotic. The Crucible, Union, Living Quarters The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Phaedra, Peter Pan, Macbeth, Sleeping Beauty and The Merchant of Venice – Royal Lyceum Theatre Company. Lady Windermere’s Fan, Present Laughter, Chorus of Disapproval, Hello Dolly, Cinderella, Life of Stuff, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, What Every Woman Knows – Pitlochry Festival Theatre. Fergus Lamont, Memorandum and Zlata’s Diary – Communicado. Iron – Firebrand Theatre. 6 Characters in Search of an Author – National Theatre of Scotland. The Seer – Dogstar. Treasure Island – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie – Royal National Theatre. Bondagers and A Christmas Carol – Byre Theatre.
Radio: ‘The Cat, ‘McLevy’, ‘Rebus – Black and Blue’, ‘Heart of Midlothian’, ‘For the love of Willie’ – BBC Radio 4. ‘Prostitution’ – Radio Scotland.
TV/Film: ‘Not Safe for Work’ Channel 4, Faultlines – Stepping Stones, Baby Boom or Bust and Tollcross Tales – Aikman Productions
Date posted: 27th Sep 2018
Hi, My Name is Ben is a new musical by award-winning writing partnership Noisemaker (Scott Gilmour & Claire McKenzie) currently in development with Goodspeed Musicals, Connecticut and Dundee Rep, and…Read More
Date posted: 28th Aug 2018
The Stage Edinburgh Awards recognise outstanding performances at the Edinburgh Fringe and have been awarded throughout August, with winners including individual performers and entire ensembles. This year, Brennan Artist Irene…Read More
Date posted: 1st Aug 2018
A tense, suspenseful, edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller. Chris experienced three deaths, one after another. She’s in prison awaiting trial. But she doesn’t exactly know why. From multi award-winning ‘genius’ (Scotsman), ‘maverick’…Read More
Date posted: 23rd Apr 2018
This week’s A Play, A Pie and A Pint is THE PERSIANS, written by our very own Meghan Tyler and starring Irene Allan. “The Ancient Persians: when it came to…Read More
Date posted: 9th Feb 2018
The Last Bordello is an ingeniously fiendish labyrinth that gets more puzzling and suspenseful with every wrong turn – think Margaret Atwood meets David Lynch. An absurd, sensual and provocative…Read More
Date posted: 20th Nov 2017
Full of silliness, and slapstick, music and fun, this is the perfect choice for families looking for alternative festive entertainment this Christmas. It’s nearly time for the Prince’s ball, but…Read More
Date posted: 9th Aug 2017
Irene Allan continues to impress in Pitlochry Festival Theatre productions MARY ROSE, HIGH SOCIETY, PEOPLE and THE RULING CLASS. Season Ends 14th October 2017.
Date posted: 27th Sep 2016
Irene Allan can be seen in David Leddy/Fire Exit’s new touring production ‘The Course of True Love’ from 20th September – 16th October 2016 Celia and Oliver are in the world’s most…Read More