TV and Film Career

Info compiled from IMDbPro, Wikipedia, and

Extensive Fansite Research


The Handmaid’s Tale (TV 2017-2018)………………..

…………………………..Commander Fred Waterford

On Wings of Eagles (2016)*……………….Eric Liddell

Risen (2016)…………………………………….Clavius

Strangerland (2015)…………………Matthew Parker

Hercules (2014)………………………King Eurystheus

The Games Maker (2014)…………………..Morodian

American Horror Story: Asylum (TV 2012-2013)….

…………………………….Monsignor Timothy Howard

Camelot (TV 2011)……………………………….Merlin

Flashforward (TV 2009-2010)………..Mark Benford

Against the Current (2009)………..Paul Thompson

Spring 1941 (2008)………………………Artur Planck

The Red Baron (2008)……………Arthur Roy Brown

The Escapist (2008)…………………….Lenny Drake

Goodbye Bafana (2007)**…………..James Gregory

Running with Scissors (2006)………Neil Bookman

The Darwin Awards (2006)……….Michael Burrows

*Also released as The Last Race

**Also released as The Color of Freedom

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The Great Raid (2005)…………………Major Gibson

Man to Man (2005)………………………..Jamie Dodd

The Merchant of Venice (2004)……………Bassanio

Luther (2003)……………………………..Martin Luther

Killing Me Softly (2002)…………………..Adam Tallis

Leo (2002)……………………………………….Stephen

Dust (2001)………………………………………….Elijah

Enemy at the Gates (2001)……….Commisar Danilov

Rancid Aluminum (2000)………………..Sean Deeny

Forever Mine (1999)…..Manuel Esquema/Alan Riply

Shakespeare in Love (1998)….William Shakespeare

Elizabeth (1998)…….Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester

Martha Meet Frank, Daniel, and Laurence (1998)***

……………………………………………………Laurence

Stealing Beauty (1996)……………………..Christopher

The Vacillations of Poppy Carew (TV 1995)…..Willy  

***Also released as The Very Thought of You

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Theatrical Appearances

Ross (2016)……………………..T.E. Lawrence

–Chichester Festival Theatre

Cyrano de Bergerac (2009)……………Cyrano

–Chichester Festival Theatre

2,000 Feet Away (2008)………………..Deputy

–Bush Theatre, London

Epitaph for George Dillon (2005, 2006)……..

……………………………………..George Dillon

–Comedy Theatre, London

Love’s Labour’s Lost (2003)………..Berowne

–National Theatre, London

War Poet’s Reading (2001)

–Apollo Theatre

Christopher Marlowe’s Edward II (2001)……

…………………………………………..Edward II

–Crucible Theatre

 

Real Classy Affair (1998)………………….Billy

–Royal Court Theatre Company, London 

As You Like It (1997)…………………….Silvius

–Royal Shakespeare Company, London

The Herbal Bed (1996, 1997)……..Rafe Smith

–Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon and London

Troilus and Cressida (1996, 1997)……Troilus

–Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon and London

Les Enfants du Paradis (1996)…….Lacenaire

–Royal Shakespeare Company, London

Son of Man (1995, 1996)…………Jesus Christ

–Royal Shakespeare Company, The Pit and Barbican Theatre, London

A View from the Bridge (1995)…….Rodolpho

–Guildford, Bristol Old Vic, and Strand Theatre London

A Month in the Country (1994)………Belyaev

–Guildford, Richmond, and the Albery Theatre London

The Woman in Black (1993)

–Fortune Theatre London

Other Projects

Urban Myths: Elizabeth, Michael, & Marlon

(TV 2017)……………………..Michael Jackson*

Shakespeare Uncovered: Romeo and Juliet

(2015)……………………………………..Himself

The Great British Year (2013)……….Narrator

A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation

(2010)…………………………………Boy (voice)

You, Me, and Captain Longbridge (2008)…..

……………………………………………Narrator

Pretty/Handsome (TV 2008)..Bob Fitzpayne**

The Spirit (2007)………………………..Director

Altitude (2005)………….Himself; Co-Producer

Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)….

……………………………………Proteus (voice)

Animated Epics: Beowulf (1998)……………..

……………………………………Beowulf (voice)

*unaired episode

**unsold TV pilot