TIMOTHY SPALL, OBE is one of Britain's best-loved and most
talented character actors. He received
wide acclaim for his role as J.M.W Turner in Mike Leigh's MR TURNER (2014), for
won seven international awards, including the Cannes Film Festival Best Actor
Award. He trained at
the National Youth Theatre and RADA and began his acting career in the theatre,
with seasons at
Birmingham Rep and the RSC. We recently saw Timothy return to the stage in the
most lauded The
Caretaker at The Old Vic.
Timothy is perhaps best known for his role as Peter Pettigrew in the HARRY
POTTER film series, and
his diverse film work includes: THE KING'S SPEECH, THE DAMNED UNITED, SWEENEY
DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET, PIERREPOINT, ALL OR NOTHING, LUCKY BREAK, TOPSY
SECRETS and LIES. TV credits include: "Fungus the Bogeyman", "The Enfield
"The Syndicate", "The Fattest Man In Britain", "Oliver Twist", "The Street",
"Bodily Harm", "Auf
Wiedersehen Pet", "Perfect Strangers", "Shooting the Past", "Our Mutual Friend"
and his own
documentary "Timothy Spall: Somewhere at Sea".
Other recent screen credits include: Sally Potter's THE PARTY, Phillip K.
Dick's ELECTRIC DREAMS for
Channel 4, Denial with Rachel Weisz and Tom Wilkinson, Nick Hamm's THE JOURNEY
Blair's AWAY. He has recently wrapped on a trio of further screen projects, THE
FINDING YOUR FEET with Imelda Staunton and Celia Imrie and HATTON GARDEN for
ROB BRYDON - Message Bird
Rob was born in Swansea and studied drama at the Royal Welsh College of Music
and Drama. He
commenced his professional life as a radio and television presenter for BBC
Rob first came to the public's attention in 2000 with the shows "Marion and
Geoff" and "Human
Remains", winning British Comedy Awards for both. Since then his comedy credits
have included "A
Small Summer Party", "The Keith Barret Show", "Directors Commentary",
"Supernova", "Cruise Of
The Gods", "Black Books", "I'm Alan Partridge", "Little Britain", "Live At The
Apollo", "Rob Brydon's
Annually Retentive", "QI", "The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year", "Have I Got News For
You", "Gavin and
Stacey", "Rob Brydon's Identity Crisis", as well as hosting the successful panel
show "Would I Lie To
You?". He has also appeared in the following drama productions on television and
TWIST, HEROES AND VILLAINS: NAPOLEON, THE WAY WE LIVE NOW, MURDER IN MIND,
TYNAN: IN PRAISE OF HARDCORE, MARPLE, LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS, 24
PARTY PEOPLE, A COCK AND BULL STORY, THE TRIP, BEST OF MEN, THE TRIP TO ITALY,
THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER'S WAR and the latest instalment of the Trip series, "The
Trip To Spain".
Rob made his theatre debut in 2011 playing opposite Kenneth Branagh in The
Painkiller at The Lyric
Theatre in Belfast, which subsequently came to the West End in 2016. He has also
appeared in Alan
Ayckbourn's A Chorus of Disapproval in the West End and Future Conditional at
The Old Vic, as well
as his successful one man show Rob Brydon Live (West End and Tour). His most
recent one man
show, I Am Standing Up toured the UK in 2017.
Rob is also well known for his versatile voice and is a regular contributor
to popular radio
programmes including I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, Just A Minute, and Loose Ends
and is the voice of
many animated characters in major films including THE LEGEND OF TREASURE ISLAND,
REINDEER, THE GRUFFALO AND THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD, ROOM ON THE BROOM, HIGHWAY RAT
EARLY MAN for Aardman.
In 2009 Rob went to number one in the charts with Ruth Jones and Sir Tom
Jones and the Comic
Relief single Islands In The Stream. Rob has won five British Comedy Awards, a
GQ Man Of The Year
Award, a Royal Television Society Award and two South Bank Awards. In 2013 he
was awarded an
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