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Meet the Cast: Gerard McCabe | George Mole

Gerard has been cast as Adrian Mole's dad George in Bruiser's 2017 production of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4. We find out more about Gerard and his previous roles.


Gerard trained at Youth Action Northern Ireland’s Rainbow Factory School of Performing Arts. His previous acting credits include: Smiley, Pride & Prejudice and The Jungle Book at Belfast's Lyric Theatre, Blue BoyGlenmore (Brassneck), Jacque Brel is Alive and Well (Lyric Theatre/Blunt Fringe), Lally the Scut, Fireworks, Swing State Cabaret (Tinderbox), iSpy (Big Telly), Short Strand Rising, Henry and Harriot (Kabosh), Tosca (NI Opera), The New Kid, Sinking (Replay), The Comedy of Errors (Belfast Th. Co) and Herons, Pvt. Wars (Pintsized Productions).

As well as playing George in Adrian Mole, Gerard has also worked with Bruiser Theatre Company on four other occasions: The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged (2016), The Putnam County 25th Annual Spelling Bee (2013), Blue Remembered Hills (2007) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (2003). Gerard is a big Panto fan and has played the roles of Ugly Sister for Qdos in Cinderella (Belfast Grand Opera House), as well as roles in Jack and the Beanstalk, Peter Pan, Aladdin, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Show White & the Seven Dwarfs (Millennium Forum), Aladdin, Pinocchio (Waterfront Hall) and Cinderella & Sleeping Beauty (Market Place Theatre).

Gerard also has numerous small screen credits. After Adrian Mole, you will be able to catch Gerard in the Lyric Theatre this Christmas in Santa Claus, What the Reindeer Saw. Gerard is Artistic Producer at Pintsized Theatre NI.

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