Niamh Algar on Ireland

Mullingar native Niamh Algar has joined the ranks of the Hollywood elite, starring alongside Florence Pugh in her latest Netflix hit, THE WONDER. When asked what she misses most about home since relocating to the UK, the 30-year-old simply said: ‘the people.’ THE WONDER hits Irish cinemas on November 2 and will be globally available to stream on Netflix from 16 November.

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Niamh Algar in MALPRACTICE

Line of Duty producer World Productions has announced plans for a medical drama starring Irish actress Niamh Algar. MALPRACTICE will be directed by Boiling Point’s Philip Barantini and written by former doctor Grace Ofori-Attah. The five-part ITV series will follow Dr Lucinda Edwards on a nightmare shift that ends in the death of an opioid overdose victim, Edith Owusu.

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Algar cast in CULPRITS

IFTA winning actor Niamh Algar, star of RAISED BY WOLVES and CALM WITH HORSES, has been cast in a new Disney+ series CULPRITS. Having worked on big budget projects with Ridley Scott and Guy Ritchie, Niamh Algar recently went back to her indie roots with Censor, a whip-smart horror film that went down well with cinephiles. Algar was nominated as one of BAFTA’s 20 Breakthrough Brits back in 2019, and was cast in a rake of brilliant offerings afterwards.

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