Noni Stapleton

Noni Stapleton

Playing Age: 34-44

Height: 5' 7"

Hair: Fair

Eyes: Grey-Blue



Noni is an experienced and versatile actress and voice over artist. Graduating from the Gaiety School of Acting in 2002, she began her career in theatre, playing Maggie in What The Dead Want, directed by Jimmy Fay, and worked closely with Bedrock Theatre Co. on its revival for the Dublin Fringe Festival that same year.

Since then Noni has worked extensively in Theatre, TV, Film and Radio with companies such as, Bedrock, The Performance Corporation, Purple Heart, AboutFACE, RTE, B.B.C. Drama and Element to name but a few. Some highlights include: Lizzy Lavelle and the Vanishing of Emlyclough (Jo Mangan) The Laramie Project (Paul Brennan) Massacre @ Paris (Jimmy Fay) Little Victories (Veronica Coburn) Orson Welles’ A Christmas Carol (AboutFACE) Midsummer Night’s Dream (Piedescalso Productions) Walking Away (Amalgamotion- best prod Limerick Fringe ’07), Footnotes Tap Show (Choreographer Diane Richardson) and The Merry Wives of Windsor with AC Productions. TV and film credits include Quirke, The Clinic, The Tudors, and Fair City.

Noni speaks Irish. Her stage work, includes An Triail (Dir. Bairbre Ni Chaoimh) Antigone (Splodar) and for screen, Síol (TG4) and Marion agus an Banphrionsa (Abri Productions – winner best short, Cork film fest ’06)

A co-founder of Skipalong Th. Co. Noni co-wrote two plays, One for Sorrow and Two for a Girl. She played multiple roles in both productions which were directed by Maureen White. Nominated at the Dublin Fringe Festival in 2004 for the Jane Snow Award for “Innovation and Bravery in Theatre”, Two for a Girl was published in 2008 in an anthology of new Irish writing entitled Freshly Brewed. Noni travelled to New York in April 2013 to perform in a staged reading of the play, which marked its American premiere.

Noni is a company member of AboutFACE. An Irish American theatre company producing American writing internationally.

Well versed in the areas of corporate role play, Noni is also a presentation skills tutor with The Law Society of Ireland and Real Learning PLC.




Inspector Jury 3: The Dear Leap Flossie Brindle Octagon Film/ Crazy Film
Andi Niessner
Penny Dreadful Gladys Murray Created by John Logan for Showtime USA
Coky Giedroyc
Vikings Priestess Take 5
Kari Skogland
Ripper Street Gracie BBC
Andy Wilson
Quirke "Elegy for April" Ward Sister Element Pictures/BBC
Jim O'Hanlon
On Our Way Jasmine Henry and Sunny Pictures
Fergal Rock
Síol (Ab Initro) Pauline TG4
Marion Ní Lionsigh
Henry and Sunny Waitress Clown Henry and Sunny Pictures
Fergal Rock
Vena Angela Paris Only Productions
Kevin Abosch
The Clinic Bridget Clarence Pictures
Liz Gill
Fair City Nurse RTÉ
The Tudors Wailing Woman Showtime
Ciarán Donnelly
Marion an Banphriosna Mother Abri
Melanie Clarke Pullen
Olive Friend Language
Nease Hardiman
Housemates Sharon NMTT
Jody Gaffney
Rabo Direct Ad Bride Damien O'Donnell


Hamlet Gertrude GSA Shakespeare Company
Martin Maguire
Charolais (Winner Stewart Parker Award 2017 and Little Gem Award 2014) Siobhan/Charolais Show in a Bag Production
Writer: Noni Stapleton Director: Bairbre Ni Chaoimh
A Christmas Carol -Orson Welles Adaptation Agnes Moorehead/Multiple AboutFACE
Paul Meade
The Judges House Mrs Wickham Purple Heart
Vincent O'Reilly
Two for A Girl Frances Multiple The Cell Theatre, New York.
Written and Co- Directed by Noni Stapleton
Curious Tales For Christmas Mrs Delemere/Wickham Purple Heart
Vincent O'Reilly
An Triail (Irish Language Production) Máthair/Áine/Paili Aisling Ghear
Bairbre Ní Chaoimh
Much Ado About Nothing Margaret AC Productions
Peter Reid
The Muse Unbidden Liz/Urge The Jack Burdell Experience
Roger Gregg
The Merry Wives of Windsor Mistress Ford AC Productions
Peter Reid
Antigone (Irish Language Production) Narrator Splodar
Prin Duignan
Midsummer Night's Dream (English/Italian Production) Helena Piedescalso Productions
Antonio Brunetti
Little Rudolf Female Lead/Puppeteer Barnstorm
Philip Hardy
Lizzie Lavelle and the Vanishing of Emlyclough Multiple Performance Corporation
Jo Mangan
Footnotes (Tap Dance Show) Tap Dancer Tapestry Dance Co.
Diane Richardson
READCO Script Deviser READCO Workshop
Tomorrow Belongs To Me German Mistress of Ceremonies Gavin Friday
Walking Away Woman 5 Amalgamotion
Helena Enright
An Triail Maili/Bean Loistin/Uasal Aisling Ghear
Niall O'Sioradán
The Cut Aifric Whirligig
Anne Russell
Two for a Girl Frances/Multiple Skipalong
Maureen White
The Laramie Project Multiple AboutFace
Paul Brennan
One For Sorrow Eileen/Multiple Skipalong
Maureen White
Little Victories Mother Barnstorm
Veronica Coburn
Measure for Measure Juliette/Mrs. Overdone Joe Devlin
Massacre @ Paris Multiple Bedrock
Jimmy Fay
What the Dead Want Maggie Bedrock
Jimmy Fay
Valparaiso Chorus/Camera Crew Iomha Ildanach
John O'Brien
Cúchulainn I nGrá Concubhair/Fedelma Iomha Ildanach
Stuart Roche
Mates Mildred Laurence Lowry


Charolais (Writer) Siobhan & Charolais Gorretti Slavin / RTE Radio Drama On One
A Heart Stolen Narrator KCLR, Dir: Orla Murphy
Stronger Than Any Flower Breda/Narrator KCLR, Dir: Orla Murphy
The Caller Radio Producer Daniel Reardon/RTÉ Radio


Gaiety School of Acting Dublin 2 Year Fulltime Acting Course
Roy Hart Voice Training


Excellent Irish, Good ear for accents; Piano, Ukulele, Bodhrán, Bones, Good singing voice, Tap.


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Noni Stapleton back at it!

Noni’s show ‘Charolais’ won the Bewley’s ‘Little Gem Award’ – Dublin Fringe 2014, was shortlisted for ‘Best Theatre Script’ at 2014 Zebbie Awards, was a finalist for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize 2015/16, won the Stewart Parker Trust Award 2016 and was developed by RTÉ as a radio play which has garnered it further awards […]

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Noni Stapleton’s award winning show ‘Charolais’ opened for a two week run in the Viking Theatre Monday, back by popular demand. It plays for two weeks, till Saturday 6th May and if last night (Tuesday)’s packed house and standing ovation means anything it’s that tickets will fly out the door for this one. Get em […]

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‘No ordinary beast will do’

Noni Stapleton is back into rehearsals tomorrow for a two week run in the Viking Theatre, Clontarf for her award winning play, ‘Charolais’. Click the link for tickets! Best of luck Noni, knock em, dead?! <3 Charolais 2017…Apr 24 – May 6  

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