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Joseph Millson

Actor, author, screen writer

Joseph Millson is best known for long-running stints in TV shows such as The Last Kingdom (NETFLIX), Banished (BBC), 24 - Live Another Day (FOX), Holby City (BBC), The Sarah-Jane Adventures (BBC), Peak Practice (ITV), Campus (Channel 4), Citadel (Amazon), Van Der Valk (ITV), Catch 22, Survivors, Ransom (CBS) and Penny Dreadful, among over forty other TV credits, including a recent significant role in a top secret new show for MARVEL.

His work in feature films has included leading roles in Angel Has Fallen, Casino Royale, I Give It A Year, Dragonheart Vengeance, The Dead 2,
All The Devil’s Men, Creation Stories and Tango One, among over a dozen more.

Joseph has also had an extensive theatre career. He has played leading roles at the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company (where he is an associate artist), at the Royal Court, the Old Vic, Almeida, Donmar Warehouse in the West End and at most leading London theatres. He recently won the UK Theatre Award for best performance in a play for The Rover at the RSC, directed by Loveday Ingram. His portrayal of Macbeth at Shakespeare’s Globe was filmed and subsequently released in cinemas worldwide. He has performed in West End musicals, creating the role of Raoul in Love Never Dies (for which he won a Whatsonstage Award) and starring as Mr Banks in the recent West End revival of Mary Poppins.

He has appeared in over forty radio dramas and was nominated for the best actor award at the BBC Audio Drama Awards for his portrayal of George Orwell in The Real George Orwell. Joseph was the co-founder and associate director of Pursued By A Bear Productions for many years, helping to produce several new plays. He is the patron of The Actor’s Centre, a fellow of Rose Bruford College and an associate practitioner at the Independent Centre for Actor Training.
His first screenplay, a feature film adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, has sold and is in pre-production. He has written two further feature films and episodes of the big budget production, Colosseum for History Channel.

Nov. 1, 2021

The Pen to Published Podcast

SERIES 2 EPISODE 8: INTERVIEW WITH ACTOR AND WRITER JOSEPH MILLSON In the series 2 finale, the two Alexas chat to actor and writer, Joseph Millson, whose first book, Work ... and other four-letter words (a memoir about his first …

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