Leigh Lawson

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Throughout the summer months of 2006, Leigh starred in the two part Nicholas Nickleby at the Chichester Festival Theatre.

From July 6th to August 6th 2006, Leigh starred opposite Francesca Annis in a new play Shoreditch Madonna at the Soho Theatre. Shoreditch Madonna is a modern tale of love and loss set against the underground art world of London's East End.


Leigh has recently completed filming on two new motion pictures Casanova and Silence Becomes You, filming in Venice and Lithuania with Sienna Miller and Alicia Silverstone. Most recently Leigh has filmed two episodes of Silent Witness for the BBC due to be broadcast later this year.

Leigh pictured in his latest film Silence Becomes You

Biography
Leigh Lawson was born in Warwickshire and trained at RADA.
His career encompasses credits in a wide range of roles for theatre, film and television. His theatre work includes: Most recently Marc in "Art", West End and 2002 UK tour. Lloyd in "Noises Off", Broadway. Marc in "Art"
2003 UK tour and "Death And The Maiden" at the Kings Head Theatre, London.
Leigh lives in West London with his wife, actress and singer Twiggy Lawson.

Royal Shakespeare Company
Loveless in “The Relapse” Dir. Ian Judge; Oberon/Theseus in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Dir. Adrian Noble.

Royal National Theatre
”The Second “Mrs Tanqueray” Dir. Michael Rudman.  “Yonadab” Dir. Peter Hall; “Dogg’s Hamlet”; ”From The Balcony”.

West End Theatre
Marc in “Art” Dir. Matthew Warchus and Thea Sharrock; Deeley in “Old Times” Dir. Lindy Davies; Antonio in “The Merchant of Venice” Dir. Peter Hall; Baldo in “A Touch of Spring”.

In the USA
Lloyd in “Noises Off”  Dir. Jeremy Sams (Broadway); Sydney in “Neil Simon’s Hotel Suite” (Roundabout Theatre, New York); Horner in “The Country Wife” (Washington Shakespeare Company); Antonio in “The Merchant of Venice” Dir. Peter Hall (Broadway);  “Barrymore” (Arizona City Theatre);

Television Credits Include
Series – Lomax in “Travelling Man” (Granada); Kinsey in “Kinsey” (BBC); Logan in “Stick With Me Kid” (Disney).  Mini-Series – “Song of Songs”; “Tears in the Rain”; “Lace”; Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?; “Disraeli”; “Queenie”; Voice of the Heart; “The Ring”. 
Other
Television Includes
“Coach”; “The Nanny”; “Phantom”; “The Captain’s Doll”; “Journey Into The Shadows”; “Charlie Boy”; “Deadline Madrid”; “The Small Assassin”; “Black Carrion”; “O’Pioneers”;
Battling for Baby; “An Unsuitable Job For A Woman”; “Absolutely Fabulous”; “Heartbeat”.

Film Credits Include
Leigh has recently finished filming “Casanova” and "Silence Becomes You" to be released in 2005. Leigh also starred in the 2004 film Being Julia opposite Annette Benning and Jeremy Irons.  Other films include Out of Depth; John Schlesinger’s “Madame Sousatzka”; Roman Polanski’s Tess; George Cukor’s “Love Among The Ruins”; Franco Zefferelli’s Brother Sun, Sister Moon; “The God King”; “Ghost Story”; “Percy’s Progress”; “Sword of the Valiant”; “The Tiger Lilly”; “Golden Rendezvous”; “The Devil’s Advocate”; “The Sword and the Fire”.

Directing Credits Include
“The Cherry Orchard”; “Next Time I’ll Sing To You”; “Noel & Gertie” (USA); “The Restaurant and Make Us Believe It” (New York). He adapted, directed and co-produced “If Love Were All” starring Twiggy Lawson at the Lucille Lortel Theatre New York.

Contact
If you have any requests for interviews or information about Leigh, please contact his management by phone or post.

 

Peter, Frasier and Dunlop Group Ltd. 

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London WC2B 5HA 

United Kingdom

 

Tel: 020 7344 1010 

Fax: 020 7836 9544

Agent: Lindy King

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