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Sharon Mannion

Sharon Mannion

Sharon is an actor, comedian and writer best known for her role as ‘Concepta’ in the RTE 2 hit comedy, ‘Bridget & Eamon’ and for her work on ‘Republic of Telly’, as regular roving news reporter and one half of popular duo ‘The Receptionists’.

She is currently touring nationwide with her self-penned one-woman show ‘The Curse of the Button Accordion’.

"full of humour, warmth, and heart" - The Reviews Hub, Four and a half stars

"laugh out loud…script is tight and well-paced" - The Red Curtain Review

She has co-written ‘Tidy’, a comedy mini-series for RTE Player, written and performed with The Nualas, on their ‘Lock Up Your Husbands’ nationwide tour, and co-written ‘Rhubarb Crumble’, a musical comedy for Tiger Dublin Fringe, which after a sell-out run at Bewley’s Café Theatre, went on to receive a Best Ensemble nomination.

Further Film & TV credits include ‘Michael Inside’ (Pathways Films), ‘Trojan Donkey’ (Channel 4), ‘Roy’ (CBBC), ‘Irish Pictorial Weekly’, ‘Callans Kicks’, ‘Damo & Ivor’, ‘Prosperity’, (all RTE), and two series as narrator of the hugely popular ‘Don’t Tell the Bride’.

She won the Best Stand up award at the inaugural Fr. Ted Festival and has been a finalist in the UK & Ireland Funny Women and Bulmer’s International Comedy Festival stand up competitions.

"faultless performance – rich in indignity and passion that demolishes all before it" - Chortle.co.uk

"turbo-charged- started at fever pitch and stayed there" -Evening Standard, London

A founding member of sketch group Ghost Train Willy (Republic of Telly, RTE), she also performs improvised comedy weekly with The Dublin Comedy Improv, at the International Bar, Dublin.