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As a director & writer Tom O’Brien is represented in the UK by The Agency.


The Agency


Maeve Bolger


+44 20 7467 0132


24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
London W11 4LZ


Praise for Tom’s Work

“I’ve just finished working with Tom over a number of sessions. He is a very dedicated, passionate, hard working, talented and knowledgeable director. He will help you figure out what works for you, what blocks you, and he will push you to get your best results. And that’s something that all of us as actors need. For me, it was especially helpful with audition technique because I needed to find out how I could connect with the characters, become the characters I want to become, when you’ve only just got the script, and you’ve got 24 hours or 48 hours to film it. So there were a lot of exercises that we did, that I was able to apply to those short timeframes to be able to get the best results. And it’s definitely been worth the investment of time and money and I would certainly recommend it to anyone.”

Fergal Cloughlan, Actor (London, UK)

“ I really enjoyed my sessions with Tom. Reason being, that he made the work environment such a comfortable place to be, where I could explore the text without fear of judgment. Not only this, but he helped solidify what I already learned at drama school, and paired those exercises with some new exercises that I can now add to my actor’s toolbox. Lastly, the fact that Tom works holistically means that each session is directly catered towards you. So if you’re looking for somebody that will take the time to get to know you, learn with you, and really push your boundaries, then I definitely would pick Tom as your next acting coach.”

Jayda – Mountview Graduate 2020


“Tom is a fantastic director and coach. He has a wealth of experience and knows how to work with his actors in a comfortable and motivating way to bring out the best performance in each individual. I cannot recommend him enough.”

Danny Mahoney – Actor

Afterglow (Southwark Playhouse), Florence Foster Jenkins (20th Century Fox), The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Acting and Performance Coach