Douglas Hodge

Actor, Writer, Director

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Agent: Lindy King
First Assistant: John Hyslop
Assistant: Joel Keating

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Agent: Nick Barron
Assistant: Jessie Lowe

Acting

Doug is currently guest starring in horror drama series Penny Dreadful. He has had great success on stage where he has won both Tony and Olivier awards on Broadway and in the West End for La Cage Aux Folles. He is to direct Pinter's Old Times on Broadway in the fall.

Doug has been nominated for five Olivier Awards including; 2014 Best Actor in A Musical for Charlie and The Chocolate Factory (nomination), 2012 Best Actor for Inadmissible Evidence (nomination), 2009 Best Actor In A Musical for La Cage Aux Folles (winner) and 2006 Best Actor In A Musical for Guys And Dolls (nomination).  He was also nominated for Best Actor in the 2005 Evening Standard Awards for his role in Dumshow at The Royal Court.

Doug starred as Albin in the Broadway transfer of La Cage Aux Folles for which his performance won him a Tony Award (Best Actor), a Drama Desk Award (Best Actor) and an Outer Critics Award (Best Actor). Doug originally played the role in London in 2008 at The Menier Chocolate Factory and then at The Playhouse Theatre in the West End.

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THE TORTURE REPORT

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Vice Media

BERUIT

Sully

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Kasbah Film Tiger

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JONATHAN

Hans

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Manis Film

THE BET

Albert

Joan Carr Wiggin

Gsp Studios

TULIP FEVER

Johan De Bye

Justin Chadwick

The Weinstein Company

RED SPARROW

Maxim Volontov

Francis Lawrence

Chernin

SERENA

Horace Kephart

Susanna Bier

2929 Productions

DIANA

Paul Burrell

Oliver Hirschbiegel

Ecosse Films

LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN

Fruit Stripe Lawyer (voice)

Will Finn, Dan St. Pierre

Summertime Entertainment

VANITY FAIR

Pitt Crawley

Mira Nair

Focus Features

THE DESCENT 2

Dan

Jon Harris

Celador Films

ROBIN HOOD

Sir Robert Loxley

Ridley Scott

Merry Men Films Ltd

SCENES OF A SEXUAL NATURE

Brian

Ed Blum

Tin Pan Films

SAIGON BABY

Michael Cooper

David Attwood

BBC

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Barrister

Angela Pope

Scala

THE TRIAL

Inspector

David Jones

BBC

BLISS

Leslie Bliss

Les Blair

Parallax

LOSING TIME

Jean Stewart

NFT

SALOMES LAST DANCE

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Cannon

DIAMOND SKULLS

Nick Broomfield

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Netflix

ELEMENTARY

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CBS

DECLINE AND FALL

Grimes

Guillem Morales

Tiger Aspect

CATASTROPHE

Douglas

Ben Taylor

Avalon

MAIGRET IN MONTMARTRE

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Thaddeus O'Sullivan

Fragile Films

UNFORGOTTEN

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PENNY DREADFUL

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THE TOWN

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Ted

David Evans

BBC

OUTNUMBERED

Brick

Andy Hamilton / Guy Jenkin

BBC

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Edward

Simon Massey

Company Productions/ E4

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THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

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A SCOLD'S BRIDLE

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IT COULD BE YOU

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THE LAW

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Thames/ Euston

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Paul Greengrass

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A FATAL INVERSION

Adam Verne-Smith

Tim Fywell

BBC

UNFORGIVEN

David Evans

Unforgiven Ltd

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Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

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Sam Mendes

Playful Productions

INADMISSABLE EVIDENCE

Bill Maitland

Jamie Lloyd

Donmar Warehouse

Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

Jamie Lloyd

Roundabout Theatre

LE CAGE AUX FOLLES

Albin

Terry Johnson

Menier Chocolate Factory

A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

Emma Rice

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Titus

Lucy Bailey

The Globe

GUYS AND DOLLS

Nathan Detroit

Michael Grandage

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DUMB SHOW

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Terry Johnson

The Royal Court

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Michael Blakemore

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THE CARETAKER

Aston

Patrick Marber

The Comedy Theatre

BETRAYAL

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Jo Harmston

Donmar Warehouse

BLINDED BY THE SUN

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National

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David Hare

National

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Almeida/ Comedy

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David Leveaux

Almeida/ Comedy

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Almeida/ Comedy

ROMEO AND JULIET

Bill Pryde

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HAMLET

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Bolton Octagon

THE POSSIBLITIES

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Almeida

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Christopher Biggins

Regents Park Open Air Theatre

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FATHER AND SONS

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BBC

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BBC

WORDS AND MUSIC: BALLAD OF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS

Reader

BBC

WORDS AND MUSIC: FEASTING WITH PANTHERS

BBC

Film, TV & Theatre

Douglas Hodge is a five times Olivier nominated actor-director, who has worked at the National Theatre, the RSC, Shakespeare's Globe and the Royal Court Theatre.

As a writer and director he has directed TORCH SONG TRILOGY at the Menier Chocolate Factory in 2012. He was Associate Director at the Donmar theatre and his directing work includes DIMETOS, ABSURDIA, LAST EASTER at Birmingham Rep and SEE HOW THEY RUN which went straight to the West End after a sell-out tour. Douglas has also directed two short films and a multi camera piece for BBC2. He also co-wrote FOREST PEOPLE, a half hour screenplay for BBC2. 

For ten years he worked almost exclusively with Harold Pinter as both actor and director. In 2015 he directed a version of Pinter's OLD TIMES starring Clive, Owen, Eve Best and Kelly Reilly for a production from Roundabout Theatre on Broadway.

As a composer Douglas won the Stiles and Drew award in 2012 for Best New Song for POWERCUT.

Douglas is writing music and lyrics for THE WIGMAKER with The Stable and his screenplay NIGHT FISHERS is under option to Hardy Son & Baker.  

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NIGHT FISHERS

Hardy Son & Baker

Under option

Television

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FOREST PEOPLE

BBC2

Half-hour screenplay, co-writer

Theatre

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THE WIGMAKER

The Stable

Writing music and lyrics

MEANTIME

As writer and composer. A musical, co-written with Aschlin Ditta. 'POWERCUT' winner of the Stiles and Drew Award for Best New Song.

OLD TIMES

Roundabout Theatre

As Director. Starring Clive Owen, Eve Best and Kelly Reilly.

SEE HOW THEY RUN

Duchess Theatre

As director. National tour followed by West End Transfer

DIMETOS

Donmar Warehouse

As director

ABSURDIA

Donmar Warehouse

As director

LAST EASTER

Birmingham Rep

As director

TORCH SONG TRILOGY

Menier Chocolate Factory

As director