Stephen Rea

Multi Award winning actor Stephen Rea was born in Belfast, studied English at Queen’s University and trained at the Abbey Theatre School. Stephen formed the Field Day Theatre Company in 1980 with playwrights Brian Friel and Seamus Heaney.
Rea is most closely associated with his collaborations with director Neil Jordan, particularly The Crying Game 1992, for which he earned Oscar and BAFTA nominations. Others include, Interview with a Vampire,  Michael Collins, The Butcher Boy, and The End of the Affair. Over his career he has been a consistent presence on screen, appearing in movies like The Good Shepherd, Control, V for Vendetta, Black 47 and Greta. Stephen will take part in several events at the festival.

Thursday 26th May
V for Vendetta
Palace Cinema | 15.00 – 16.45 | €5
Saturday 28th May
Acting Masterclass with Stephen Rea
Plaza Cinema | 13.00 – 14.30 | €10
Sunday 29th May
‘Angel’ Palace Cinema |13.00 – 15.00 |€5
Sunday 29th May
The Big Interview Stephen Rea in Conversation with Greg Dyke
Palace Cinema | 15.15 – 16.15 | €5
Saturday 28th May
‘The Crying Game’ The Plaza Cinema | 21.00 – 22.30 | €5