Laurence’s recent work includes Marcella for ITV and Disney’s Artemis Fowl.
Other screen credits include Saltwater (Alta Films), Everlasting Piece (Dreamworks) Last Days in Dublin (Fatface), On the Nose (Highwire), Country (Arts Council NI), The Bill (Thames Television), and On Home Ground (RTE). Laurence appeared in all 5 seasons of Love/Hate (RTE), The Guard (Element), Charlie (Touchpaper Films/RTE), Ned Kelly (AFFC), Breakfast on Pluto (Sony Pictures).
Theatre credits include the role of Leonard in On Such As We, directed by Wilson Milam at the Abbey Theatre, A Month in the Country, directed by Jason Byrne, at the Abbey Theatre and Poor Beast in the Rain, directed by Conor McPherson at the Gate Theatre, Dublin – for which he was nominated for the Irish Times Best Supporting Actor Award in 2006. He also appeared in The Night Alive by Conor McPherson at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin, for which he won Best Supporting Actor in 2016. Laurence appeared in Edward Bond’s Saved, directed by Jimmy Fay at the Peacock Theatre and in Roddy Doyle’s adaptation of The Playboy of the Western World directed by Jimmy Fay at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin.
Laurence played Bartley in Druid Theatre Company’s production of Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan, directed by Garry Hynes. He has also appeared as Mossey Lannigan in Christ Deliver Us!, by Tom Kilroy directed by Wayne Jordan at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin for which he received the Best Supporting Actor Award at the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2011, and as The Covey in Wayne Jordan’s hugely acclaimed production of The Plough and the Stars, at the Abbey Theatre and on international tour. He appeared in The Threepenny Opera, directed by Wayne Jordan in the Gate Theatre, and as Ronan in the smash hit Ross O’Carroll-Kelly show Breaking Dad at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. In 2016, he played the lead role in The Nest at the Young Vic (dir: Ian Rickson).