Oliver Cotton

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Acting

Agent: Dallas Smith
Associate Agent: Sophie Austin
Assistant: Sarah Roberts

Books

Agent: Robert Kirby
Assistant: Kate Walsh

Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant : Christian Ogunbanjo

Acting

Writing:

THE INTRUDER Television Film
SINGING FOR STALIN Commissioned Film
WET WEATHER COVER Stage Play
(Premiered at the Tiffany Theatre, Los Angeles May/June 1999)
Trained at The Drama Centre London.

Film

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NORTH V SOUTH

Brian Galloway

Steve Nesbit

North South Films

POPE JOAN

Arsenius

Sonke Wortmann

Constantine Films

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

2 STAR AIR FORCE GENERAL

Christopher Nolan

Colour Me Kubrick

PC Metcalf

Brian Cook

Rain Dogs

Lord Grey

Rob Moffatt

Bone Hunter

Regulus

Rob Moffatt

THE GISELLA PERL STORY

Moshe

Joe Sargent

Shanghai Knights

Jack the Ripper

Jackie Chan

BABY BLUE

Ron Wood

Theo Van Gogh

Shooting Star

THE DANCER UPSTAIRS

Merino

John Malkowich

Lola Films

INNOCENTS

Angelini

Peter Kosminski

Channel 4

BEOWULF

Hrothgar

Graham Baker

THE OPIUM WAR

George Elliot

Xie-Jing

THE INNOCENT SLEEP

Lusano

Scott Mitchell

SON OF THE PINK PANTHER

King Fahed

Blake Edwards

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS - THE DISCOVERY

Harana

John Glen

HIDING OUT

Landis

Bob Giraldi

THE SICILIAN

Roccofino

Michael Cimino

ELENI

Katis

Peter Yates

FIREFOX

Priabin

Clint Eastwood

OLIVER TWIST

Monks

Clive Donner

THE DAY CHRIST DIED

John

James Cellan Jones

THE MULBERRY BUSH

HERE WE GO ROUND

Curtis

Clive Donner

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

KRYPTON

HOODED FIGURE

Colm McCarthy

DC for Syfy and Warner Bros TV

THE ASSETS

Vladimir Kryuchkov

Trygve Allister Diesen

ABC

PENNY DREADFUL

Father Matthews

James Hawes

Showtime

MUSKETEERS

Alexandre D'Artagnan

Toby Haynes

BBC1

RIPPER STREET

Goldman

Andy Wilson

Tiger Aspect

MARGARET

Michael Heseltine

James Kent

Great Meadow Productions

THE COMMANDER IV

David Griffith

La Plante Productions

WARRIORS-ATILLA THE HUN

Aetius

David Bedford

BBC

HOTEL BABYLON

Dovic

BBC

SENSITIVE SKIN 2

Sam

Hugo Blick

Baby Cow

DOCTORS

Dennis Mobley

BBC

MIDSOMER MURDERS

Michael Maybury

Bentley Prods.

M.I.T

Tiger Apsect

BEASTLY GAMES

Marcellus

Peter Nicholson

MURDER INVESTIGATION TEAM

Artoyom Biatoulis

Gary Love

JUDGE JOHN DEED

BBC

INNOCENTS

Angelini

Neil McKay

PRESTON FRONT

Declan

RHODES

Joseph Chamberlain

SHARPES BATTLE

General Loup

Tom Clegg

Carlton Films

THE YEAR OF THE FRENCH

Teeling

ROBIN OF SHERWOOD

Owen if Clun

ROOM AT THE BOTTOM

Tom

DAVID COPPERFIELD

Mr Murdstone

THE PARTY

Ford

THE BORGIAS

Cesare Bogia

BBC

REDEMPTION

Neville

Malcolm Mackay

BBC

WESTBEACH

Alan Cromer

BBC

FIREWORKS

David

WAKING THE DEAD

Sir Charles Stewart

BBC

THE CAMOMILE LAWN

Max Erstweiler

Sir Peter Hall

Channel 4

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

WAR OF THE ROSES

Winchester/Clifford/Hastings

Trevor Nunn

Rose Theatre Kingston

DAYTONA

Billy

David Grindley

Theatre Royal Haymarket

PASSION PLAY

Jim

David Leveaux

Duke of York's Theatre

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK

Victor

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre & Tour

THE SYNDICATE

Arturo Santaniello

Sean Matthias

Chichester / Tour

A FLEA IN HER EAR

Dr Finache

Richard Eyre

Old Vic

HENRY 1V - PARTS 1 & 2

King Henry IV

Dominic Dromgoole

Shakespeare's Globe

AN IDEAL HUSBAND

Peter Hall

Lyric

ARE DEAD

National

AS YOU LIKE IT

Clifford Williams

National

BENEFACTORS

Michael Blakemore

Vaudeville

BINGO

Jane Howell

Royal Court

BLAST FROM THE PAST

Jude Kelly

Leeds Playhouse

BRANDT

RSC

BUTTERFLY KISS

Stephen Pimlott

Almeida

CAPTAIN OATES LEFT STOCK

Nicholas Wright

Royal Court

CATO STREET

Peter Gill

Young Vic

CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD

Gordon Davidson

Albery

DESPATCHES

Bill Bryden

National

EDUCATING RITA

Deborah Paige

Sheffield Playhouse

EDWARD IV

Adrian Noble

RSC

EROGENOUS ZONES

Geoffrey Reeves

Royal Court

GATES OF GOLD

Gabriel

Rachel O’Riordan

Manchester Library Theatre

HALF LIFE

Warrice Hussein

National

HAMLET

Peter Hall

National

HENRY VI

Adrian Noble

RSC

IN HIS OWN WRITE

Victor Spinetti

National

JULIUS CAESAR

John Schlesinger

National

KING LEAR

King Lear

Jack Shepherd

Southwark Playhouse

LEAR

Jane Howell

Royal Court

LIBERTY HALL

Alan Dosser

Michael Frayn

MAN IS MAN

William Gaskill

Royal Court

MONEY

John Caird

National

NO MANS LAND

Peter Hall

National

OEDIPUS

Peter Brook

Nationa

PHILADELPHIA STORY

SETH LORD

Kevin Spacey

The Old Vic Theatre

PIANO

Howard Davies

National

PIANO FORTE

Clifford

Terry Johnson

Royal Court

RICHARD III

Adrian Noble

RSC

ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN

Derek Golby

National

SKYLIGHT

Colin McColl

Auckland Theatre

SOME AMERICANS ABROAD

Roger Michell

RSC

SUMMERFOLK

Trevor Nunn

National Theatre

SUMMERFOLK

Trevor Nunn

National

TALES FROM THE VIENNA WOODS

Maximillian Schell

National

TAMBURLAINE

Peter Hall

National

THAT SUMMER

Mike Attenborough

Hampstead

THE CLEAN HOUSE

Charles

Number 1 Tour.

THE CRUCIBLE

Howard Davies

National

THE CRUCIBLE

Danforth

Jonathon Church

Birmingham Rep/Tour

THE DUCHESS OF MALFI

Peter Gill

Royal Court

THE FORCE OF HABIT

Elija Moshinsky

National

THE GRAPES OF WRATH

Jim Casey

Jonathon Church

Chichester / ETT Tour

THE HOMECOMING

Kevin Billington

Garrick

THE LOCAL STIGMATIC

Peter Gill

Royal Court

THE MADRAS HOUSE

William Gaskill

National

THE MARRYING OF ANN LEETE

David Jones

RSC

THE PASSION

Bill Bryden

National

THE PLAIN DEALER

Ron Daniels

RSC

THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN

John Dexter

National

THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN

Fray Vincentre De Valverde

Trevor Nunn

The National Theatre

THE SPEAKERS

William Gaskill

ICA

THE TUTOR

Barry Hanson

Royal Court

THE VILLAIN'S OPERA

Tim Supple

National

THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN

Bill Bryden

National

TROILUS & CRESSIDA

Trevor Nunn

National

TWELFTH NIGHT

Malvolio

Tim Carroll

Globe Theatre

Radio

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Confessions of an English Opium Eater

Older Thomas

Gary Brown

BBC Radio 4

Books

Film, TV & Theatre

Oliver Cotton was born in London and trained at the Drama Centre London. Stage: As an actor Oliver Cotton has played leading roles in over thirty productions at The Royal National Theatre and worked extensively at the RSC, the Royal Court and in London’s West End where he has starred in such plays as The Homecoming by Harold Pinter, Children of A Lesser God by Mark Medoff, Benefactors by Michael Frayn, An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde, Life x 3 by Yasmina Reza, and Brand by Ibsen. He has appeared in hundreds of TV plays, serials and series including: The Borgias (Cesare Borgia), David Copperfield, The Year of The French, The Party, Redemption, Poirot, The Camomile Lawn, Westbeach, Sharpes Battle, Rhodes, All Quiet on the Preston Front, Innocents, Judge John Deed, Inspector Lynley, Waking The Dead, MIT, Beastly Games, Sensitive Skin (series 1 & 2), Midsomer Murders, The Commander, Margaret.. His films include: Here We go Round The Mulberry Bush, The Day Christ Died, Firefox, Oliver Twist, The Sicilian, Eleni, Hiding Out, Christopher Columbus, Son of the Pink Panther, The Innocent Sleep, Phoenix Blue, The Opium War, Beowulf, Baby Blue, The Dancer Upstairs, Shanghai Knights, The Bone Collector, Rain Dogs, Colour Me Kubrick, Pope Joan. His writing includes:

Television

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A TOUCH OF FROST

2009

ITV

DIAMOND GEEZER III

2009

ITV

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

WET WEATHER COVER

2010

Kate Fahy

UK premiere. Transferred to the Arts Theatre 7th April 2010