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Charles Edwards

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Charles Edwards

Charles can currently be seen starring in James Graham’s new play, BEST OF ENEMIES, at the Young Vic.

He has recently finished filming season one of Amazon’s highly anticipated series, LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER. 

His other television work includes the lead role in UNDER THE VINES, regular roles in season three of THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE, THE TERROR and THE CROWN.

Notable stage credits include COPENHAGEN at the Minerva Theatre, ABSOLUTE HELL, WASTE and THIS HOUSE at the National Theatre, RICHARD II playing the title role at the Globe Theatre, BLITHE SPIRIT in the West End opposite Angela Lansbury and THE KING’S SPEECH for which he was nominated for this third Evening Standard Award.

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Charles Edwards

Television

Title Role Production Director
THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER Amazon Studios Wayne Yip, J.A. Bayona, Charlotte Brändström
UNDER THE VINES Louis Libertine Pictures Erin White
THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE Elliott Stanton Starz Anja Marquardt
THE CROWN (SEASON 4) Martin Charteris Left Bank/Netflix Julian Jarrold, Paul Whittington
THE CROWN (SEASON 3) Martin Charteris Left Bank/Netflix Ben Caron, Jess Hobbs (SAG Ensemble Award)
THE TERROR Alexander MacDonald AMC Edward Berger
HENRY IX King Henry Retort Vadim Jean - Best Sitcom 2017, Rose D'Or
THE HALCYON Lucian Left Bank/ITV Rob Evans/Philip John
SHERLOCK David Wellsborough BBC Rachel Talalay
ARTHUR AND GEORGE Woodie Buffalo/ITV Stuart Orme
RIPPER STREET Montacute Tiger Aspect Anthony Byrne
TRYING AGAIN Iain Avalon Ian Fitzgibbon
DOWNTON ABBEY (SERIES 4) Michael Gregson Carnival David Evans, Catherine Morshead
A YOUNG DOCTOR'S NOTEBOOK The Brigadier Big Talk Robert McKillop
DOWNTON ABBEY (SERIES 3) Michael Gregson Carnival David Evans, Andy Goddard
PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS James Nelson Hat Trick Productions Catherine McCormack
HOLY FLYING CIRCUS Michael Palin Hillbilly for BBC4 Owen Harris, Best Single Drama Nomination - BAFTA
WAKING IN THE DEAD Donald Rees BBC Marc Jobst
MISTRESSES Paul Ecosse S.J. Clarkson
MIDSOMER MURDERS - BLOOD WEDDING Edward Fitzroy Bentley Productions Peter Smith
THE SHELL SEEKERS Noel Keeling Gate Piers Haggard
COLDITZ Ellways Granada Television Stuart Orme
BERTIE AND ELIZABETH Edward VIII Carlton Television Giles Foster
MURDER ROOMS Arthur Conan Doyle BBC Films Tim Fywell
MONARCH OF THE GLEN David BBC Television/Ecosse Richard Signy
LONGITUDE Seward Granada Films Charles Sturridge
COMING HOME Rupert Gate Giles Foster

Stage

Title Role Production Director
BEST OF ENEMIES Gore Vidal HEADLONG/YOUNG VIC Jeremy Herrin
ABSOLUTE HELL Hugh Marriner National Theatre Lyttelton Joe Hill-Gibbins
COPENHAGEN Werner Heisenberg Minerva Theatre, Chichester Michael Blakemore
MY FAIR LADY Henry Higgins Opera Australia Julie Andrews
WASTE Henry Trebell National Theatre Lyttelton Roger Michell
BLITHE SPIRIT Charles Condomine Ahmanson Theatre Los Angeles Michael Blakemore
RICHARD II Richard Shakespeare's Globe Simon Godwin
BLITHE SPIRIT Charles Condomine Gielgud Theatre Michael Blakemore
NT50/PRAVDA Michael Quince National Theatre Nicholas Hytner
STRANGE INTERLUDE Charles Marsden National Theatre Lyttelton, (WhatsOnStage Best Supporting Actor Nomination), Simon Godwin
THE KING'S SPEECH Bertie Playful Productions, (Best Actor Nomination Evening Standard), Adrian Noble
THIS HOUSE Jack Weatherill National Theatre Cottesloe/Olivier (Best Actor Nom, Evening Standard), Jeremy Herrin
HAPPY DAYS IN THE ART WORLD Me Skirball New York Toby Frow
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Benedick Shakespeare's Globe, (Best Actor Nomination Evening Standard), Jeremy Herrin
TWELTH NIGHT Sir Andrew Aguecheek National Theatre Cottesloe, (WhatsOnStage Best Supporting Actor Nomination), Peter Hall
WANDERLUST Stephen Royal Court Simon Godwin
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Oberon (Judi Dench as Tit Rose Theatre Peter Hall
ALL MY SONS George National Theatre Cottesloe (4 Olivier Awards), Howard Davies
AS YOU LIKE IT Orlando ETT Stephen Unwin
BEETHOVEN'S TENTH Pascal Chichester Festival Theatre Joe Harmston
FRENCH WITHOUT TEARS Kit Watford Palace Theatre Tim Luscombe
HAY FEVER Sandy Tyrell Haymarket Theatre Royal Peter Hall
JOHN BULL'S OTHER ISLAND Tom Broadbent Tricycle Theatre Dominic Dromgoole
MAKING NOISE QUIETLY Eric Oxford Stage Company Deborah Bruce
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Don Pedro Peter Hall Company 2005 Peter Hall
OUR BETTTERS Fleming Harvey Chichester Festival Theatre Michael Rudman
PRIVATE LIVES Victor Prynne Theatre Royal Bath Thea Sharrock
THE 39 STEPS Richard Hannay Huntington Theatre Company, Boston Maria Aitken
THE 39 STEPS Richard Hannay American Airlines and Cort Theatres, Broadway (2 Tony Awards), Maria Aitken
THE 39 STEPS Richard Hannay Tricycle and Criterion, West End (Best New Comedy Olivier Award), Maria Aitken
THE APPLE CART King Magnus Peter Hall Company 2009 Peter Hall
THE BROWNING VERSION Frank Hunter Peter Hall Company 2009 Peter Hall
THE DUCHESS OF MALFI Antonio National Theatre Lyttelton Phyllida Lloyd
THE HEIDI CHRONICLES Peter Patrone Greenwich Theatre David Taylor
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Algernon ETT Nicholas Wright
THE LETTER Mr Withers Hammersmith Lyric Neil Bartlett
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Bassanio Birmingham Repertory Theatre Bill Alexander
THE WINSLOW BOY Dickie Winslow Plymouth / Tour Wyn Jones
TRIOS The Young Man Riverside Studios Simon Usher
TWELTH NIGHT Orsino Bristol Old Vic David Farr

Feature Film

Title Role Production Director
THE DUKE Sir Joseph Simpson Neon/Pathé Roger Michell
THE WITCHES Mr Jenkins Warner Bros Robert Zemeckis
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS Fielding Pathé Stephen Frears
PHILOMENA David Pathé Stephen Frears
DIANA Patrick Jephson Ecosse Oliver Hirschbiegel
THIS HOUSE Jack Weatherill Jeremy Herrin
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Benedick Globe on Screen Jeremy Herrin
THE ALL TOGETHER Marcus Craigie-Halkett Lionsgate UK Gavin Claxton
BATMAN BEGINS Wayne Enterprises Executi Warner Bros. Christopher Nolan
RELATIVE VALUES Philip Bateman-Tobias Midsummer Films Eric Styles
MANSFIELD PARK Mr Yates Miramax Hal Patricia Rozema
AN IDEAL HUSBAND Jack Miramax Oliver Parker