Niall McNamee is an Irish Actor and Singer-Songwriter born in Leicester.
Self-taught in piano and guitar he moved to London in 2012 to join a three year BA course at Arts Ed. After only a few months he decided to leave before joining the NYT REP company performing 3 leading roles in plays at The Ambassadors Theatre on the West End (most notably playing former Prime minister Edward Heath in ‘Tory Boyz’)
He then went on to play various Roles in TV, Theatre and Film including starring along side Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan in THE FOREIGNER in which he had the challenge of a major fight scene with Jackie himself.
Throughout this time Niall was gathering up songs as he wrote them and would regularly gig building up a fine fan base. He’d busk anywhere between Camden to Kingston and he sold out various venues including The Dublin Castle, The Bedford and The Antelope.
After playing the part of Neil McCormick in his bio ‘Chasing Bono’ at The Soho Theatre and Fran O’Toole in The Miami Showband tour around Ireland, Niall recorded his first ‘chunk’ of songs in Belfast. Around the same time he met his partner Imelda May who he shares share a duet with on her recent album, 11 Past the Hour
Shana Swash is best known for playing Demi Miller in the long-running TV show EASTENDERS.
She has since gone on to appear in numerous film, theatre and TV shows, including TOP BOY, DOCTORS and MY FERAL HEART, which earned her a BIFA & National Film Awards nomination for best actress.