Joan O’Clery is an award winning costume designer working across Film, TV and Theatre.
Her screen credits include Dating Amber with Director David Freyne, for which she was nominated for an IFTA award for Best Costume Design, Mark O’Rowe’s debut feature film The Delinquent Season, starring Cillian Murphy and Andrew Scott, and Rose Plays Julie for Samson Films, which was nominated for Best Film at BFI London Film Festival. Her work for TV includes Kin for Headline Pictures/BRON, Finding Joy for RTÉ and period mini series Trial Of The Century.
She has a distinguished career across theatre with recent productions including Iqbal Kahn’s production of Macbeth at Shakespeare’s Globe London, as well as Woyzeck in Winter and The Second Violinist for Landmark productions at the Barbican.
Joan is a three time winner of the Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Costume for productions of Peer Gynt, Lolita and The Pinter Festival.
The Gate, Dublin
Director: Louise Lowe
Writer: Sebastian Barry
Set Designer: Paul Wills
Costume Designer: Joan O’Clery
Lighting Designer: Paul Keogan
Composer and Sound Designer: Philip Stewart
‘Costumes by Joan O’Clery suggest the 1920s, and then the 1930s, with graceful precision. Everything about this production is simultaneously subtle and powerful.’ Irish Independent
Landmark Productions/ Gaiety Theatre, Dublin
Director Lonny Price
Set and Lighting Designer Sinéad McKenna
Costume Designer Joan O’Clery
Sound Designer and Composer Sinéad Diskin
The acclaimed Walking with Ghosts, written and performed by Gabriel Byrne, will play Wexford, Edinburgh and London from August – September 2022.
BRON Studios, Headline Pictures, Metropolitan Pictures
James Flynn, Edmund Sampson
Diarmuid Goggins, Tessa Hoffe
Ciarán Hinds, Aidan Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy
Amazon Prime Video
Nominated IFTA Best Costume Design
Tilted Pictures, Atomic 80
John Keville, Rachael O’Kane
Barry Ward, Fionn O’Shea, Lola Petticrew
Nominated Best Film London Film Festival
David Collins, Joe Lawlor, Christine Molloy
Joe Lawlor, Christine Molloy
Ann Skelly, Aidan Gillen, Orla Brady
Ruth Coady, Alan Maloney
Cillian Murphy, Andrew Scott, Eva Birthistle, Catherine Walker
Series 1 & 2
Rebecca O’Flanagan, Robert Walpole
Kieron J Walsh
Amy Huberman, Aisling Bea, David O’Doherty