Emily's brother, an idealistic and serious riveter and Union organiser in the Harland & Wolff shipyards. A man of action, he stands by his firm principles, despite the problems these may bring, sharing Emily's fiery McCann blood.


Branwell trained at LAMDA .

Theatre includes:  "Inherit the Wild" (The Old Vic), "Treasure Island" (Theatre Royal Haymarket), "Scenes from the Big Picture" (Waterfront Hall, Belfast), "Mojo Mickybo" (Royal Exchange), " Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme"(The Abbey, Dublin), "Hamlet" (West Yorkshire Playhouse), "Laura" (The Mill at Sonning), "Open Ending" (The King's Head), "Fool for Love" (Redgrave, Bristol) and "Conquest to the South Pole" (St Philips Studio).

For the Royal National Theatre: "Market Boy" directed by Rufus Norris; "Royal Hunt of the Sun, South Pacific & the Relapse" directed by Trevor Nunn; "The Winter's Tale" directed by Nicholas Hytner; "Remembrance of Things Past" directed by Di Trevis; "Romeo and Juliet" directed by Tim Supple; "Pains of Youth" directed by Katie Read.

For the RSC: "The School of Night" directed by Tom Daley; "Titus Andronicus" directed by Bill Alexander; 
"As You Like It" directed by Greg Thompson; "The Tamer Tamed" directed by Greg Doran

Film & Television include: "Prometheus" (FOX UK/Scott Free),  "Titanic: Blood and Steel", "The Crimson Petal and the White" (Origin/BBC), "Doctors" (BBC), "King Lear" (BBC), "Cregan" (Screen South), "Dalziel & Pasco (BBC), "Gavin and Stacey" (Baby Cow Prods), "Surviving Disaster: The Munich Air Crash" (BBC), "Alive: Alone in the Ocean" (Darlow Smithson Prods), "Inferno" (Film Four)