NNDB
This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for
Waking Ned Devine (15-Sep-1998)

Director: Kirk Jones

Writer: Kirk Jones

Music by: Shaun Davey

Producers: Glynis Murray; Richard Holmes

Keywords: Comedy, Lottery

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ian Bannen
Actor
28-Jun-1928 3-Nov-1999 Waking Ned
Fionnula Flanagan
Actor
10-Dec-1941   James Joyce's Women
David Kelly
Actor
11-Jul-1929 12-Feb-2012 Waking Ned
James Nesbitt
Actor
15-Jan-1965   Adam Williams on Cold Feet

CAST

Ian Bannen   ...   Jackie O'Shea
David Kelly   ...   Michael O'Sullivan
Fionnula Flanagan   ...   Annie O'Shea
with
Susan Lynch   ...   Maggie
James Nesbitt   ...   Pig Finn
Paul Vaughan   ...   Narrator (voice)
Adrian Robinson   ...   Lotto Observer
Maura O'Malley   ...   Mrs. Kennedy
Robert Hickey   ...   Maurice O'Toole
Paddy Ward   ...   Brendy O'Toole
James Ryland   ...   Dennis Fitzgerald
Fintan McKeown   ...   Pat Mulligan
Eileen Dromey   ...   Lizzy Quinn
Kitty Fitzgerald   ...   Kitty
Dermot Kerrigan   ...   Fr. Patrick
Jimmy Keogh   ...   Ned Devine
Brendan F. Dempsey   ...   Jim Kelly
Matthew Devitt   ...   Tom Tooney
Rennie Campbell   ...   Rennie
Eamonn Doyle   ...   Dicey Riley
Raymond MacCormac   ...   The Whistler
Larry Randall   ...   Fr. Mulligan

REVIEWS

Review by Eric (posted on 13-Oct-2010)

IF this movie doesn't have you in hearty laughter I'd say you're as dead as Ned Devine himself. Great acting, campy setting in rural Ireland (filmed on the Isle of Man)and a keen insight into greed, fate and a town that needs to cooperate to fool the man from the city and cash in a winning lotto ticket held by Ned Devine who died from the shock of winning it. This low budget film goes a long way with the great cast of characters whom you knew where having real fun in making it. Tragically the lead, Jackie O'Shea (Ian Bannon)died suddenly in a car crash in his home country of Scotland.


Have you seen this film? We would love to see your review.
Submit your review for this film


Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile



Copyright ©2014 Soylent Communications

NNDB MAPPER


Dirty Black Comic Torch v2


Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.

Bibliographies

NNDB has added thousands of bibliographies for people, organizations, schools, and general topics, listing more than 50,000 books and 120,000 other kinds of references. They may be accessed by the "Bibliography" tab at the top of most pages, or via the "Related Topics" box in the sidebar. Please feel free to suggest books that might be critical omissions.