The Peacock

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Artist Bio

An accomplished actor, musician, writer and emerging director, Darcie is making her directorial debut with her short film, The Peacock.
She first came to attention at the 2012 Sydney Theatre Awards after receiving a double nomination for Best Lead Actress and Best New Comer for her role in Simon Stephen’s Punk Rock. Since then, Darcie has been working professionally in Australian Television. Most recently, as a regular role on the popular show, Love Child.


  • Film Title: "The Peacock"
  • Director: Darcie Irwin-Simpson
  • Runtime: 7 Minutes
  • Category: Comedy Short Film
  • Tagline: "Three gal pals are playing the drinking game ‘never have I ever….’ They all seem up to speed with each other until they discover that one of them, Nez, has never had a one-night stand. The revelation instantly develops into a dare as the three friends head off to remedy the situation. After all, it can hardly be much of a challenge: this sort of thing is easy for women, right? But as Nez and her pals soon discover, a female-initiated one-night stand is harder than it seems."
  • Review: "Achieving one night stand status seems harder than three women think. Darcie Irwin-Simpson directs, writes, produces, and stars in this relatable comedy that fearlessly tackles a social mission many young adults have faced."

Cast & Credits

  • Director: Darcie Irwin-Simpson
  • Writer: Darcie Irwin-Simpson
  • Producer: Darcie Irwin-Simpson
  • Key Cast: Darcie Irwin-Simpson
  • Key Cast: Kate Fraser
  • Key Cast: Kelly Robinson
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