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Alex Jennings

Alex Jennings

Alex Jennings is a three-time Olivier Award-winning TV, film and theatre actor with Olivier awards for Best Comedy Performance: Too Clever by Half (Old Vic), Best Actor: Peer Gynt (RSC) and Best Actor in a Musical: My Fair Lady (Theatre Royal Drury Lane).

Theatre includes; For the National Theatre, Hansard, Hymn & Cocktail Sticks, Collaborators, The Habit of Art, Present Laughter, The Alchemist, Stuff Happens, His Girl Friday, The Relapse, The Winter’s Tale, Albert Speer, The Recruiting Officer and Ghetto. For the RSC: Hamlet (Helen Hayes Award), Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Peer Gynt, Richard II, Measure for Measure, The Taming of the Shrew and Hyde Park. West End: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Untold Stories (Duchess), Candide (ENO, Coliseum), My Fair Lady (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), The Importance of Being Earnest (Aldwych), The Liar, Too Clever by Half (Old Vic), The Wild Duck (Phoenix Theatre) and The Scarlet Pimpernel (Her Majesty’s/Chichester). Other theatre includes: My Fair Lady (Sydney Opera House), My Fair Lady (Théâtre du hâtelet), The Country Wife (Manchester Royal Exchange), King and Country (Greenwich Theatre) and A Respectable Wedding (Chichester/King’s Head).

Film includes; Denial, The Lady in the Van, Belle, The Queen, Babel, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Five Children and It, The Four Feathers, The Wings of the Dove, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Four Weddings and a Funeral and War Requiem.

Television includes; Four Weddings and a Funeral, Gold Digger, Unforgotten (BAFTA Award nomination), A Very English Scandal, The Halcyon, Victoria, The Crown, Churchill’s Secret, Lucky Man, Foyle’s War, Castles in the Sky, Silk, The Lady Vanishes, New Tricks, Lewis, Being Human, We’ll Take Manhattan, Miss Marple, The 39 Steps, Whitechapel, Hancock and Joan, 10 Days to War, Rapunzel, Cranford/Return to Cranford, Waking the Dead, The State Within, Spooks, Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Riot at the Rite, The Hunley, Bad Blood, Hard Times, The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries, Dread Poet’s Society, Ashenden, Inspector Morse, Alfonso Bonzo, The Franchise Affair and Smiley’s People.


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