Ian Drysdale

Theatre includes Duke of Cambridge/Constable in Henry V (Michael Grandage Company), Scrivener/Rivers/Blunt in Richard III and Valentine/Priest in Twelfth Night (Shakespeare’s Globe), Francisco in The Tempest (Theatre Royal Haymarket),Tiresias in Oedipus (Nottingham Playhouse and Liverpool Playhouse), Administrative Aide/understudy Grovmov in Blood and Gifts (National Theatre), Osrick/Voltemand/understudy Polonius in Hamlet, Sea Captain/Priest in Twelfth Night and Anasim in Ivanov (Donmar Warehouse), Father Barry in On the Waterfront (Nottingham Playhouse), Sgt Davy in Rough Crossing (Headlong Theatre), Tony Blair in Pilate, Latiaris in Sejanus: His Fall, Lincoln in Thomas More, First Murderer in Macbeth, Ensemble in Brand, Conrade in Much Ado About Nothing and Canidius in Antony and Cleopatra (RSC), Dr Livesey in Treasure Island (Tobacco Factory), Titus in Tear from a Glass Eye (The Gate/NT Studio), Hector Berlioz in Idee Fixe, Richard in Seed of the Bauhinia and Gibbet in The Beaux’ Stratagem (Bristol Old Vic), Peter in Blue Remembered Hills (Edinburgh Festival).

Television includes Cider with Rosie, Doc Martin, Atlantis, Southcliffe, Fashion, The Verdict, Pulling, Time Gentlemen Please, The Bill.

Radio includes Romeo and Juliet.

Films include Genius, Suffragette, Tulip Fever, Size Matters.

Trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.