Julia Dearden

Julia Dearden


Julia Dearden has worked for numerous theatre companies from The National Theatre and The RSC to The Royal Court and The Glasgow Citizens Theatre. Originally from Belfast she started her career in television playing Kenneth Branagh's girlfriend in 'The Billy Plays'. Her first film job was with David Yates. She most recently appeared in 'Line of Duty' for the BBC and can currently be seen in 'Cyprus Avenue'  at The Royal Court.


  • Height: 5' 7 (170cm)
  • Playing Age: 45 - 55
  • Eye Colour: Blue
  • Hair Colour: White
  • Hair Length: Shoulder length
  • Appearance: White


Shooting For Socrates, Mrs. Mcllroy (director: James Erskine)
The Carer, Drama Teacher, The Carer Film Ltd (director: Janos Edelenyi)
Monkeys Blood, Mother, Revival Films (director: Adrian Dunbar)
The Most Fertile Man In Ireland, Mrs. Windsor, Samson Films(director: Dudi Appleton)
Wild About Harry, Ward Sister, Scala (director: Declan Lowney)
Titanic Town, Mrs. Gilroy, Company Pictures (director: Roger Michel)
Cal, Girl, Enigma Films (director: Pat O'Connor)
Oranges and Lemons, Mary Queen of Scots, Betsan Fims (director: David Yates)
The Wayfarer, Beth, Fillum Ltd (director: Lawrence Jackson)


Derry Girls (series 1& 2), Maureen Malarkey, Channel 4 (director: Michael Lennox)

Paula, Dolores, BBC 2 (director: Alex Holmes)

The Frankenstein Chronicles, Mrs. Hogg, ITV (director: Benjamin Ross)
6 Degrees, Mrs. Meadows, BBC Northern Ireland (director: Declan Recks)

Line of Duty (Series 2), Judge, BBC (director: Michael Keillor)

Fright Shorts – The Visit, Eileen, BBC iPlayer, (director: George Kane)

The Fall (Series 2), CC Goodhall, BBC (director; Allan Cubitt)
The Fall, CC Goodhall, BBC (director; Jacob Verbruggen)
Dani's Castle, Mrs Crankett, CBBC
Northanger Abbey, Mrs. Morland, Granada TV (director: Jon Jones)
The Billy Plays, Pauline, BBC (director: Paul Seed)
Troubles, Fidelma, Little Bird/LWT (director: Christopher Morahan)
Family, Fiona, Jericho Productions (director: Mary McMurray)
The Nation's Health, Nurse, LWT (director: Les Blair)
Clarissa, Mrs. Moore, BBC (director: Robert Bierman)
The Gravy Train, Maria-Theresa, Portman Entertainment/Channel 4 (director: David Tucker)
Lost Belongings, The mother, Euston Films/Channel 4 (director: Nick Bicat)
The Rag Nymph, Sister Cecilia, Tyne Tees (director: David Wheatley)
The Knock, Miss Cox, LWT (director: Adrian Shergold)
Hot Metal, Teacher, LWT (director: Humphrey Barclay)
Letty, Judy, TVS (director: Jonathan Wright-Miller)
Affairs Of The Heart, Joyce, Granada TV (director: Richard Holthouse)
A Game of Soldiers, Mrs. Wyatt, Thames Television


Cyprus Avenue, Bernie, The Royal Court (director: Vicky Featherstone) 

Electra, Chorus, Old Vic (director: Ian Rickson)

The Crucible, Sarah Good, Lyric Theatre Belfast (director; Conall Morrisson)

The Homeplace, Mary Sweeney, Opera House Belfast (director: Mick Gordon)

Antigone, Eurydice, Waterfront Belfast (director: Owen McCafferty)
Scenes from The Big Picture, Sharon, Waterfront Belfast (director: Conall Morrison)
Shadow Of A Gunman, Mrs Henderson, Citizens Belfast (director: Phillip Breen)
Much Ado About Nothing, Dogberry, Sheffield Crucible (director: Josie Rourke)
Da, Mrs. Prynne, Irish Tour (director: Dan Gordon)
Bloody Sunday, Geraldine McBride, Trycycle Theatre (director: Nick Kent)
The Blind Fiddler, Mary, The Assembley Rooms, Edinburgh Festival (director: Ian McIlhinney)
Caught Red Handed, Amanda, Tinderbox Theatre Co, (director: Tim Loane)
Loyal Women, Maureen, Royal Court Theatre (director: Josie Rourke)
Ruby, Ruby Murray, Tinderbox Theatre Co Belfast (director: Ian McIlhinney)
The Winter's Tale, Mopsa, RSC (director: Adrian Noble)

The Crucible, Mercy Lewis, RSC (director: Barry Kyle)
Camille, Janine, RSC (director: Ron Daniels)
The Shaughraun, Moya, National Theatre (director: Howard Davies)
Romeo and Juliet, Nurse, ESC (director: Michael Bogdanov)
Dancing at Lughnasa, Maggie, West End (director: Patrick Mason)
Bold Girls, Cassie (director: Lynne Parker)
The Silver Tassie, Mrs. Foran, Almeida (director: Lynne Parker)
Una Pooka, Una, Tricycle Theatre (director: Nick Kent)
The Mai, Connie, Tricycle Theatre (director: Nick Kent)
She Stoops to Conquer, Constance, Salisbury Playhouse (director: Graham Callan)
Miss Julie, Christine, Plymouth (director: Amanda Waring)

Pentecost, Marian, Tinderbox Theatre Co (director: Stephen Wright)
The Importance of Being Earnest, Lady Bracknell, Lyric Theatre (director: Dan Gordon)
Women On The Verge Of HRT, Anna, Dubbeljoint (director: Pam Brighton)
The Laughter Of Our Children, Mary, Dubbeljoint (director: Pam Brighton)
Lengthening Shadows, Joanne, Lyric Theatre (director: Robin Midgely)


The Bloody Sunday Inquiry, Bernadette Devlin, BBC Radio (director: Nick Kent)
Water Lens, Georgina, BBC Radio (director: Eoin O'Callaghan)
Baldi, Various roles, BBC Radio (director: Lawrence Jackson)
Losses At Sea, Various roles, BBC Radio (director: Stephen Wright)
Immigrants, Clerk, BBC Radio (director: Pam Brighton)


This Continous Present, Lyric Theatre (director: Phillip Breen)