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Ali Hardiman

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Ali Hardiman

Ali is an actor and writer from Dublin.

Ali Hardiman is an actor and writer from Dublin. She was listed in the Irish Mail on Sunday's "Ones To Watch in 2023" where she was also featured as "the next Sharon Horgan",'s "30 under 30" and The Sunday Times "30 under 30".

As of 2023 Ali currently has four TV projects in development with four leading production companies in the UK & Ireland. PRIVATE LIES (Treasure Entertainment & RTÉ), HEAR NO EVIL (ShinAwiL & RTÉ), HAPPY HOLLY (Blinder Films) and SOUTHBOUND with UK production company Firebird Pictures.

Ali plays Scarlett in her self-penned comedy play ELECTRIC which opened in 2018 to critical acclaim and subsequently went on to tour the UK & Ireland in Spring 2019. It is currently in development for a feature film adaptation with Treasure Entertainment and Screen Ireland.

Ali was awarded the Pavilion Theatre Patron Donation Award with which she wrote THE DEATH OF PABLO. The play was staged for a rehearsed reading as part of the 2021 Dublin Theatre Festival with support from The Civic Theatre.

She was the Chairperson of the Judges Committee for the 2022 Dublin Fringe Festival.

Ali wrote and performed in her comedy short film MAGIC which is currently on the festival circuit with production company Alfonso Films. Ali plays Lauren in the film opposite Killian Sundermann. She recently won Best Female Actor at the Dublin International Comedy Film Festival and was nominated for Best Short Film.

As an actor, Ali was recently seen in the role of series regular Bethany-May Denbrough in the critically acclaimed series WRECK (BBC3 & HULU) which has recently been renewed for a second season. Previous to this she played Margot in Hallmark movie, CHRISTMAS AT CASTLE HART opposite Lacey Chabert and Stuart Townsend.

Further acting credits include season two of FINDING JOY (Treasure Entertainment, RTÉ), WALLED CITY PASSION (RTÉ & BBC), THE SOUTH WESTERLIES (Deadpan Pictures, RTÉ), BLASTS FROM THE PAST (Firebrand, RTÉ) and THE BRIGHT SIDE (Playground Pictures).

FIGHTING WORDS (Abbey Theatre), 24HR PLAYS (Abbey Theatre), INSIDE THE GPO (Fishamble), ASSASSINS (Virgin Media) and BERNARD DUNNE’S MYTHICAL HEROES (Firebrand, RTÉ)

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