as Willie Pearse in The Unknown 7 - Willie Pearse

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as Mr Gentleman in The Country Girls by Edna O'Brian
at The Gaiety Theatre in Dublin


as Quin in City of Vice (Channel 4)
No. 2 on "The Ten Best Period DVDs"
-The Independent

as Brendan in The Weir by Conor McPherson
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"...delivered in expert fashion by a great cast."
-Basingstoke Gazette

as Steve in Marathon by Eduardo Erba
"J D Kelleher, taking over at short notice as Steve, not only runs
for the entire hour but exactly captures the teeth-gritting intensity
of this kind of macho masochist."
-The Guardian

as Michael in Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel
"J D Kelleher is an outstanding Michael. Simply and with great authority he explains, comments upon and helps explain the story. He adds much presence without interceding. His is an accomplished performance. The perfect narrator."

as Bartley in Riders to the Sea by J M Synge
"What a good idea it was to stage this trio of
rarely performed short pieces by JM Synge."
-Metro London

as Autolycus in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale
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"...JD Kelleher's winning Irish rogue of an Autolycus."
-The Independent

as Pyne in Volunteers by Brian Friel
"...first class performance from JD Kelleher..."
-The Times

as The Messenger in The Riot Act by Tom Paulin
"...a riveting, tightly acted impressive ensemble..."
-The Times

From photoshoot inspired
by the Cormac McCarthy novel, Outer Dark.
-Photo: Mike Chick

as Dad in Bedbound by Enda Walsh
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"Kelleher, as furniture emporium king Maxie, delivers a
firecracker performance of burning ambition, blazing
emotion and contained, white-heat obsession.
By the
time silence descends at the end of a non-stop 55
minute show you might find you’ve been holding
your breath.
" - The Stage

As Captain Skelton in
I'll Be the Devil by Leo Butler
(The Royal Shakespeare Company)
"The sheer energy expended
on the stage is very impressive"
- Evening Standard