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  • (2002 - 2003) Stage plays: Vanya in Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya", Malvolio in William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" at London's Donmar Warehouse, UK. In 2003, the productions transferred to NYC.
  • Played King Arthur in the musical "Monty Python's Spamalot" - Broadway (2005)/ London (2007).
  • His credits at London's National Theatre include: Edward in "A Slight Ache" by Harold Pinter (2008), Benedick in Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" (2007-8), Face in Jonson's "The Alchemist", the title role in "Life of Galileo" by Bertolt Brecht (both 2006), George in "Jumpers" by Tom Stoppard (2003, also NYC), Felix in "Humble Boy" by Charlotte Jones, the title role in Shakespeare's "Hamlet" (2000, and international tour), the Prince Regent in "Battle Royal" by Nick Stafford (2000), Dudakov in Gorky's "Summerfolk", Alfred in "Money" by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, Voltaire/Dr Pangloss in the musical "Candide" (all 1999), Iago in Shakespeare's "Othello" (1997, and international tour), Rosencrantz in "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" by Tom Stoppard (1996), and Mosca in Jonson's "Volpone" (1995).
  • (1995) Played "Ferdinand" in John Webster's "The Duchess of Malfi" - Greenwich Theatre/ Wyndham's Theatre, London (1995).
  • Appeared in the revue "Look to the Rainbow" - Apollo Theatre, London (1985).
  • His credits at Edinburgh's Traverse Theatre include: "The Death of Elias Sawney" by Peter Arnott (1985), "Osric" in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet", "Die Hose" by Carl Sternheim, "Sandro Manon".
  • (1896 - 1990) His credits with the Royal Shakespeare Company include: Ed Know'ell in "Everyman in his Humour", Fawcett in "The Fair Maid of the West", Nick in "Speculators" by Tony Marchant (all 1986), Clincher Senior in "The Constant Couple", the title role in the Etheridge's "The Man of Mode", Lord Acre in "Restoration" by Edward Bond, Henry in "Some Americans Abroad" by Richard Nelson, Engels in "Mary and Lizzie" by Frank McGuinness, Danny in "Playing with Trains" by Stephen Poliakoff (all 1988), Marlowe's "Edward II", Konstantin in Chekhov's "The Seagull", and Navarre in "Love's Labour's Lost" (all 1990).
  • (April 2004) : Played "George" in "Jumpers", a play by Tom Stoppard (Brooks Atkinson Theater, New York City, New York, USA).
  • (1986) He acted in Thomas Middleton and Howard Barker's play, "Women Beware Women", at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Gary Oldman, Maggie Steed, Stevan Rimkus, Elizabeth Bradley, Peter Sproule, Nigel Davenport and David Harewood in the cast. William Gaskill was the director.
  • (2002) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Twelfth Night", at the Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Helen McCrory, Emily Watson, Mark Strong, Selina Cadell, David Bradley, Luke Varley, Paul Jesson, Cherry Morris, Anthony O'Donnell, Gary Powell and Gyuri Sarossy in the cast. Sam Mendes was the director.
  • (2002) He acted in Brian Friel's translation of Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya", at the Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Helen McCrory, Emily Watson, Mark Strong, Selina Cadell, David Bradley, Luke Varley, Paul Jesson, Cherry Morris, Anthony O'Donnell, Gary Powell and Gyuri Sarossy in the cast. Sam Mendes was the director.
  • (2005) He played Cassius in William Shakespeare's play, "Julius Caesar", at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Ralph Fiennes, John Shrapnel, Anton Lesser, Fiona Shaw, David Collings, Daniel Weyman, Jim Hooper, Struan Rodger, Clifford Rose, Sean Baker and Rohan Siva in the cast. Deborah Warner was the director.
  • (2005) He played the title character in William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth", at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Emma Fielding, Silas Carson, Paul Higgins, Tom Burke, Sara Powell, Billy Carter, John Rogan, William Gaunt, Ann Firbank, Jane Thorne and Janet Whiteside in the cast. John Caird was the director.
  • (2009-10) Played 'George Smiley' in BBC Radio's 'The Complete Smiley'
  • (1986) Played a shepherd in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Jeremy Irons, Penny Downie, and Nathaniel Parker in the cast. Terry Hands was director. In 1987 the production transferred to the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Paul Shelley, Joe Melia, Gillian Barge, Martin Jacobs and Bernard Horsfall in the cast.
  • (1986) He acted in Nick Dear's play, "The Art of Success" in a Royal Shakespeare Company production in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. In 1987 the production transferred to the Pit Theatre in London, England with Michael Kitchen and Penny Downie in the cast. Adrian Noble was the director.
  • (1986) He played Kilygin in Alexander Ostrovsky's play, "The Storm", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. In 1987 the production transferred to the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Philip Franks and Janet McTeer in the cast. Nick Hamm was the director.
  • (1990) He played Thersites in William Shakespeare's play, "Troilus and Cressida," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production n Stratford-upon-Avon, England. In 1991 the production transferred to the Pit Theatre in London, England with Ralph Fiennes, Amanda Root, Norman Rodway, Alfred Burke, Paul Jesson, Richard Ridings, Ciaran Hinds, Sally Dexter, Griffith Jones, and David Troughton in the cast. Sam Mendes was director.
  • (1991) He acted in David Edgar's stage adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel, "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Roger Allam, Oliver Ford Davies, and Pippa Guard in the cast. Peter Wood was director.
  • (1993) He played Edgar in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear" in a Royal Shakespeare Company production in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. In 1994 the production transferred to the Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Robert Stephens, Janet Dale, Jenny Quayle, Abigail McKern, Christopher Colquhoun, John Normington, Simon Dormandy, David Calder, David Bradley, Owen Teale, Ian Hughes, and Mark Lockyer in the cast. Adrian Noble was director.
  • (1993) He played Ozwald in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Ghosts", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. In 1994 the production transferred to the Pit Theatre in London, England with Jane Lapotaire and John Carlisle in the cast. Katie Mitchell was the director.
  • (1993) He played Ariel in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. In 1994 the production transferred to the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Alec McCowen, David Troughton, Sarah Woodward, Paul Greenwood, James Hayes, Clifford Rose, Mark Lewis Jones, David Bradley, and Mark Lockyer in the cast. Sam Mendes was director.
  • (1992) He played the title character in William Shakespeare's play "Richard III" in a Royal Shakespeare Company production in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. In 1993 the production transferred to the Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Simon Dormandy, Annabelle Apsion, Kate Duchene, Stephen Boxer, Mike Dowling, Ellie Haddington, and Mark Lewis Jones in the cast. Sam Mendes was director.
  • (1985) He acted in the musical, "Look to the Rainbow", at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Jack Gilford, Isabelle Lucas, Mandy More, Barbara Rosenblatt, Michael Cantwell and John Chester in the cast.
  • (1995) He acted in Ben Jonson's play, "Volpone," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England with Michael Gambon in the cast. Matthew Warchus was director.
  • (1999) He acted in Leonard Bernstein's musical, "Candide," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England with Daniel Evans, Alex Kelly, Denis Quilley, Clive Rowe, and Beverley Klein in the cast. John Caird and Trevor Nunn were directors.
  • (1999) He acted in Edward George Bulwer Lytton's play, "Money," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England with Denis Quilley, Patricia Hodge, Victoria Hamilton, Oliver Cotton, Clive Rowe, Roger Allam, Michael Bryant, and Jasper Britton in the cast. John Caird was director.
  • (2001) He acted in Charlotte Jones's play, "Humble Boy," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Cottesloe Theatre in London, England with Diana Rigg and Denis Quilley in the cast. John Caird was director.
  • (2005) He acted in Christopher Hampton's play, "The Philanthropist", at the Donmar Theatre in London, England with Danny Webb, Anna Madeley, Simon Day, Siobhan Hewlett and Simon Bubb in the cast.
  • (May 2015) Stage play: "Temple"- at Donmar Warehouse, London, UK
  • (2005) Stage play: "The Philanthropist" by Christopher Hampton - playing Philip at the Donmar Warehouse, London, UK.
  • (July 10, 2012 - November 1, 2012) Stage play: Timon of Athens - playing Timon, at the National Theatre, London, UK.
  • (February 28, 2011 - March 15, 2011) Ballet: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland at the Royal Opera House, London, UK.
  • (December 1, 2012 - March 2, 2013) Stage play: Privates On Parade - Noel Coward Theatre, London, UK.
  • (September 13, 2008 - October 1, 2008) Stage play: Landscape - at the National Theatre, London, UK.
  • (January 14, 2014 - July 2, 2014) Stage play: King Lear - playing Lear, at the National Theatre, London, UK.
  • (2008) Stage play: George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara - playing Andrew Undershaft, at the National Theatre, London, UK.
  • (March 2, 2010 - June 29, 2010) Stage play: London Assurance, National Theatre, London, UK.
  • (2009) Stage plays: The Winter's Tale & The Cherry Orchard - international tour
  • (October 25, 2011 - June 23, 2012) Stage play: Collaborators - playing Stalin, at the National Theatre, London, UK.
  • (May 4, 2013 - August 3, 2013) Stage play: The Hothouse - playing Roote, at the Trafalgar Studios, London, UK.
  • (2016) Stage play: The Tempest - playing Prospero at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, England.
  • (August 21, 2010 - January 15, 2011) Stage play: Deathtrap - playing Sidney, at the Noel Coward Theatre, London, UK.
  • (September 14, 2015 - January 23, 2016) Stage play: Mr Foote's Other Leg - playing Foote, at the Hampstead Theatre and the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London, UK.
  • (2005) Audiobook: Mimi and Toutou Go Forth.
  • (2010) Audiobook: The Keys To The Street.
  • (2006) Audiobook: Charlie Bone and the Hidden King.
  • (2009) Radio play: Leaving - playing The Author, BBC World Service.
  • (2001) Audiobook: A Life of Shakespeare.
  • (2013) Radio play: Copenhagen - playing Niels Bohr, BBC Radio 3.
  • (1997) Radio series: War and Peace - playing Pierre, BBC Radio 4.
  • (1992) Radio play: Hamlet Part II - playing a fool, BBC Radio 3.
  • (2013) Audiobook: The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales.
  • (2015) Radio play: Dead Girls Tell No Tales, BBC Radio 4.
  • (2007) Radio series: Tom Jones - playing Henry Fielding, BBC Radio 4.
  • (2007) Audiobook: Atticus the Storyteller's 100 Greek Myths Volume 1.
  • (2016) Audiobook: The Romanovs: 1613-1918.
  • (2015) Audiobook: de Profundis.
  • (2003) Radio play: Piaf and Cocteau - playing Jean Cocteau, BBC Radio 4.

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