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November: The Narrow Road to the Deep North

This 5 part miniseries inpired by Richard Flanagan's prize-winning novel of the same name tells the story of Lieutenant Dorrigo Evans, and how a all-too-brief love affair shaped his life.

The story is told over multiple time periods, from Evans' childhood to his experience as a prisoner-of-war on the Thailand-Burma Railway as a young man, and later in life, as a respected surgeon and Australian war hero.

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August: Sweeney with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra

Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the death of Seamus Heaney, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra presented Sweeney, a song cycle composed by Neil Martin based on Seamus Heaney’s Sweeney Astray, with vocals from Iarla Ó Lionáird and narration by Ciarán.

Based on the translation of the 7th-century Irish saga, Buile Shuibhne, it's a tale about the clash between the natural and man-made world that still speaks to us today.

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Midwinter Break: another Irish project

Inspired by Bernard MacLaverty's acclaimed novel, it's the story of Gerry and Stella, a long-married couple, who reach a crossroads when they take a trip to Amsterdam. The midwinter break of the title turns out to refer not only to their long weekend in Amsterdam, but to the possibility of a rupture between them, as well as the more general stumbling blocks of old age.

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Small Things like These: an Irish project

Inspired by Claire Keegan's book, it's the story of Bill Furlong, a coal merchant and family man who faces into his busiest season during the weeks leading up to Christmas. Early one morning, while delivering an order to the local convent, Bill makes a discovery which forces him to confront both his past and the complicit silences of a town controlled by the church.

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The Rings of Power

Ciarán joins Rory Kinnear (Burnt by the Sun) in the second season of the streamer's most watched original series.

It tells the story of Middle-earth’s second age, and is expected to be released in 2024.

It will be performed in Dublin and Kilkenny, on August 15 and 16.

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New project: The Family Plan

The Family Plan is a comedy that tells the story of a suburban dad who must take his family on the run when his past catches up with him.

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The Dry: painfully funny

Ciaran Hinds in The DryThe Dry - "an irreverent, hilarious, and deeply moving story of addiction, recovery and fractured family relationships" - tells the story of Shiv Sheridan as she returns to her home town of Dublin, sober and with good intentions, after years of partying in London.

But navigating this new phase of her life and being back with her family makes staying on 'the dry' much harder than she expected, forcing them to confront issues they had previously avoided. The eight-part comedy-drama series has premiered on BritBox UK on May 5, 2022.

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Latest projects

The Narrow Road to the Deep North

Ciaran Hinds An intimate character study illustrating the strength of the human spirit in the face of adversity, and an investigation into a marriage and an unforgettable love affair.

Midwinter Break

Ciaran Hinds Stella and Gerry, a long-time married couple, reach a crossroads in their relationship when they take a trip to Amsterdam.

Small Things like these

Ciaran HindsDevoted father Bill Furlong discovers the startling secrets being kept by the convent in his town.

The Rings of Power Season 2

Ciaran HindsEpic drama set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

The Naked Soul Of Man

Ciaran Hinds A story of music, leadership and resilience on Shackleton's Endurance expedition.

The Family Plan

Ciaran Hinds A suburban dad who must take his family on the run when his past catches up with him.

In the Land of Saints and Sinners

Ciaran HindsA retired assassin finds himself drawn into a lethal game with a trio of vengeful terrorists.