David Dawson

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Associate Agent: Gabriella Capisani
Agent: Lindy King
Associate Agent: John Hyslop
Assistant: Joel Keating

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Acting

David can currently be seen in the BBC drama 'The Last Kingdom' (series 1-3) playing King Alfred.

He will soon start rehearsing for ARISTOCRATS at the Donmar Warehouse, directed by Lyndsey Turner. His most recent theatre work had him co-starring opposite Andrew Scott in the production THE DAZZLE at Found111, by Richard Greenberg.

David was nominated for BEST NEWCOMER at the Olivier Awards 2008 for his performance of Smike in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, and for BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR at the 2010 Whatsonstage Theatregoers Choice Awards for his performance as Gethin Price in COMEDIANS at the Lyric Hammersmith.

David trained at RADA

Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

LONDON BOULEVARD

Big Issue Seller

William Monahan

GK Films

THE COMPLETE WALK: LOVE'S LABOURS LOST (Short)

Sam Yates

Shakespeare's Globe

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

THE LAST KINGDOM

King Alfred

Various

BBC / BBC America

BANISHED

Captain David Collins

Dan Percival and Jeffrey Walker

BBC2

MAIGRET

Marcel Monen

Ashley Pearce

ITV1

THE SECRET AGENT

Vladimir

Charles McDougall

BBC

RIPPER STREET

Fred Best

Various

BBC

THE DUCHESS OF MALFI

Ferdinand

Dominic Dromgoole

THE SMOKE

Dom

Mike Barker

Kudos / Sky1

PEAKY BLINDERS

Roberts

Tom Harper & Otto Bathurst

Tiger Aspect

THE BORGIAS

The French Ambassador

Various

Showtime

HENRY IV PARTS 1 AND 2

Edward Poins

Richard Eyre

BBC

DANCING ON THE EDGE

Detective Inspector Horton

Stephen Poliakoff

BBC

PARADE'S END

Aranjuez

Susanna White

BBC & HBO

THE HOLLOW CROWN

Poins

Richard Eyre

BBC

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

Bazzard

Diarmuid Lawrence

BBC

LUTHER

Toby Kent

Sam Miller

BBC

ROAD TO CORONATION STREET

Tony Warren

Charles Sturridge

BBC

GRACIE

Harry Parr Davies

Brian Percival

BBC

THE THICK OF IT

Affers

Armando Ianucci

BBC

SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL

Byron

Owen Harris & China Moo-Young

Tiger Aspect for ITV

DAMAGE

Tom Byrne

Aisling Walsh

Subotica Entertainment

DOC MARTEN

Wallace

Ben Bolt

ITV

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

THE DAZZLE

Homer

Simon Evans

Found111

THE DUCHESS OF MALFI

Ferdinand

Dominic Dromgoole

Shakespeare's Globe

THE VORTEX

Nicky Lancaster

Stephen Unwin

Rose Theatre, Kingston

LUISE MILLER

Hofmarschall Von Kalb

Michael Grandage

Donmar Warehouse

COMEDIANS

Gethin Price

Sean Holmes

Lyric Hammersmith

POSH

Hugo Fraser-Tyrwhitt

Lindsey Turner

Royal Court

ROMEO AND JULIET

Romeo

Neil Bartlett

RSC

THE ENTERTAINER

Frank Rice

Sean Holmes

The Old Vic

NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

Smike

Jonathan Church/Philip Franks

Chichester Fest Theatre / West End / UK tour / Toronto

THE LONG, THE SHORT, & THE TALL

Whittaker

Josie Rourke

Sheffield Crucible

RICHARD II

The Groom and understudy to Richard

Trevor Nunn

Old Vic

THE BOY IN BED

The Boy in the Bed

Samantha Newton

Tower Theatre, London

CALIGARI

Alan

Jen Heyes

Unity Theatre, Liverpool

THERESE RAQUIN

Monsieur Grivet

Jen Heyes

National Tour

Radio

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

THE CHURCHILL BARRIERS

George Hedges

David Hunter

BBC Radio 4

TO MAKE THE PLOUGH GO BEFORE THE HORSE

Esme

BBC Radio 4