Fairley's film credits include 'Cup Cake', 'Chat Room,' 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,' 'The Duel,' 'The Others,' 'Hideous Kinky,' 'A Soldier's Daughter Never Dies' and 'Hidden Agenda.'
Television includes: 'Silent Witness,' 'Midsomer Murders,' 'Misfits,' 'Lark Rise to Candleford', 'Taggart,' 'Best,' 'A Short Stay in Switzerland,' 'The Street,' 'Strictly Confidential,' 'Trial and Retribution,' 'The Catherine Tate Show,' 'Bel's Boys,' 'Golden Hour,' 'Ahead of Class,' 'The Clinic,' 'Holby City,' 'Inspector Rebus,' 'In Deep,' 'Mcready and Daughter,' 'Births, Marriages and Deaths,' 'Vicious Circle,' 'Tom Jones,' 'The Broker's Man,' 'Precious Blood,' 'Safe and Sound,' 'A Mug's Game,' 'Inspector Morse,' 'Life After Life,' 'Cardiac Arrest,' 'Comics,' 'The Long Roads,' 'Force of Duty,' 'Fleabites', 'Children of the North,' 'Pentecost,' 'Valentine Falls,' 'Saracens,' 'Hidden City' and 'Cross Fire.'
Theatre credits include: 'Greta Garbo Came to Donegal' at the Tricycle Theatre, 'Dancing at Lughnasa' at the Old Vic, 'Paradise Lost/Women Of Troy/ Love' for Paines Plough, 'Othello' at the Donmar Warehouse, Lady Macbeth in 'Macbeth' for the West Yorkshire Playhouse, 'Gates of Gold' for the Trafalgar Studios, 'The Wild Duck' for the Donmar Warehouse, 'Ashes to Ashes' for the Lyric, Belfast, 'Loyal Women' for the Royal Court, 'Scenes From a Big Picture' for the National Theatre, 'Midden' for Hampstead Theatre, 'The Weir' on Broadway and for the Duke of York's London, 'Neverland' for the Royal Court, 'Death and the Maiden' for the Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast, 'Oleanna' for the Duke of York's, 'Dr. Faustus' for the Tron, Glasgow, 'Philadelphia, Here I Come' for the Tron Theatre, Glasgow, 'The Hostage' for the Tricycle Theatre, London, 'Joyriders' for Paines Plough, 'Don Juan' for the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, 'Lady From the Sea' for the Citizens, Glasgow, 'By the Border' for the National Theatre Studio, 'Pentecost' for the Tricycle, London 'The Doctor of Honour' No. 1 Tour for Cheek by Jowl, 'Factory Girls' for Tricycle Theatre, 'Leonce and Lena' for the Crucible, Sheffield and 'The Shadow of a Gunman' on tour in Ireland and the USA.