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MARK O’ROWE | WRITER/DIRECTOR OF THE APPROACH

Watch Mark O’Rowe talk about writing The Approach for three incredible actors; Cathy Belton, Derbhle Crotty and Aisling O’Sullivan.

“I actually wrote it for the actors who are in it… I’m a huge fan of all three so I decided to write something for them myself.”


CATHY BELTON, DERBHLE CROTTY & AISLING O’SULLIVAN 

Watch Cathy Belton, Derbhle Crotty and Aisling O’Sullivan talk about working with writer and director Mark O’Rowe on The Approach. 

‘He’s so enquiring. He’s so curious … Mark has got such extraordinary, alive curiosity about people.’


CATHY BELTON ON THE APPROACH

‘The writing is so good … this play should take hours to tell but Mark has condensed it into this little jewel of a piece’


DERBHLE CROTTY ON THE APPROACH

‘What I’m really experiencing with this play is that it is a play for grown-ups …. and that’s something that I have been longing for in my own play-going experience – something to speak to my experience as a person who has been in the world for this long.’


AISLING O’SULLIVAN ON THE APPROACH

‘I love Mark’s work, I love Mark as a human being. I think he’s a searcher; he’s examining things on a level that I love to watch and hear and think about.’


THE APPROACH CAST ON STARTING OUT IN ACTING

Cathy Belton, Derbhle Crotty and Aisling O’Sullivan talk about starting out in acting, and the paths they might have followed instead. Thankfully for Irish theatre, their paths led them to the stage.