Film: Nora Connolly – Molly Bloom’s soliloquy

Today as part of its BLOOMS WEEK Celebration, ICC Digital brings you a real treat, the premiere of a film starring the great Irish actress Nora Connolly performing ‘Molly Bloom’s’ rapturous soliloquy from James Joyce’s Ulysses, in a woodland somewhere in London. This film was specially made for ICC Digital. Enjoy!


Nora Connolly trained at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin. She has performed at the National Theatre, The Bristol Old Vic, The Tricycle, The Riverside Studios, The Royal Lyceum, The Edinburgh Festival and many other regional theatres throughout the UK. Nora has performed in many Irish plays including ‘The Playboy of The Western World’, ‘Shadow of a Gunman’, ‘The Plough and The Stars’, ‘Juno And The Paycock’, ‘The Midnight Court’, ‘Translations’, ‘Rouge, Rifles and Revolvers’, ‘Dancing At Lughnasa’, ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ and ‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’.

Her most recent theatre work includes ‘These Halcyon Days’ by Deirdre Kinahan in Gothenburg, Sweden. Her T.V. work includes ‘Fresh Meat’ and the upcoming T.V. version of ‘Four Weddings And A Funeral’.

Her devised one woman show ‘Nora’s Bloomsday’ has been performed at the Liverpool Arts Festival and The Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith.

Nora is also a poet and she has taken her one woman poetry show to the Prague Fringe Festival.