Michael James Ford


Michael is currently filming the role of Nigel Fitzjames for the second series of the RTÉ legal drama STRIKING OUT.

Recent screen credits include the role of Crouch in Declan Reck’s feature film THE FLAG, the RTÉ series BRIDGET AND EAMON, the role of Sir Leonard Figg in CHARLIE directed by Kenny Glanaan for RTÉ/Touchpaper, PENNY DREADFUL for Showtime, MRS BROWN’S BOYS D’MOVIE, and Julian Jarrold’s BECOMING JANE.

On stage, Michael most recently returned to the role of Frank for a revival of The Lyric Theatre’s production of EDUCATING RITA directed by Emma Jordan, which toured Ireland in early 2017. Prior to that he appeared in the role of Gratiano in the Abbey Theatre’s production of OTHELLO directed by Joe Dowling. Further theatre credits include the Gate Theatre’s production of ROMEO & JULIET, directed by Wayne Jordan, Verdant Productions’ BORSTAL BOY directed by Conall Morrisson at the Gaiety Theatre and the Lyric Theatre’s production of HOW MANY MILES TO BABYLON.


63. Magic in My Eyes: The Love Poems of Thomas Hardy, words & music

Northover Hall

This new collaboration with the Delmaine String Quartet and Michael James Ford explores one of the great romances in literary history – Thomas Hardy’s courtship of Emma Gifford. When Emma died in 1912, after many years of estrangement, Hardy was inspired to write some of the greatest love poetry in the English language and to […]