A Short Film by Denis McArdle
35mm / Ireland / Colour
Duration 12.40 min
© 2004 Songway Films


Gina McKee: Caroline
Gina has carved out a hugely successful career in the U.K. with for her role in television dramas such as Our Friends in the North, (BAFTA award), The Passion. The Forsyte Saga and The Lost Prince. Notable among her film performances are those featured in Wonderland, Notting Hill, Naked, Women Talking Dirty and The Croupier. (back)

Aidan Gillen: Stephen
Dublin born, accomplished actor of stage and screen with notable appearances in such films as Some Mother’s Son, Shanghai Knights, Circle of Friends, Safe. Television dramas include his magnetic performance in Queer as Folk and Lorna Doone
. (back)

Denis McArdle, Director:
Dublin born, award-winning director of film documentary and TV commercials, active in Ireland and the UK. Denis is a past recipient of the “Best Irish Commercial” at the Kinsale Advertising Festival. His other films, for the Irish network RTÉ, include the short drama Beyond Reach and the acclaimed documentary films Poochers and The Nook. Burning The Bed is Denis’ latest drama film. (back)

Patrick Chapman, Writer:
The author of two published collections of poetry, Jazztown and The New Pornography. His short story, A Ghost, won first prize in the story category of this year’s Cinescape Genre Literary Competition in the US. Patrick has also completed two novels. Burning The Bed is his first produced script. (back)

John McDonnell, Producer:
Has produced numerous award-winning short films including The Making of a Prodigy and Close through his company Fantastic Films. Most recently McDonnell has produced the award-winning feature films Song for a Raggy Boy and the documentary The Struggle. (back)

Tom McDougal, Director of Photography:
Highly accomplished British cinematographer, Tom received a BAFTA nomination for his photography of the BBC drama, The Politician’s Wife. His television drama includes Cold Feet and The Inspector Lyndley Mysteries and numerous award-winning commercials. (back)


Gina McKee (Caroline)

Aidan Gillen (Stephen)

Denis McArdle, Director