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David Oakes

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David Oakes

David has just wrapped on the second season of the Netflix series VALHALLA. 

Other credits include ITV’s VICTORIA and prior to this, BORGIAS, THE WHITE QUEEN and THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH. 

David’s many stage credits include playing the title role in Shakespeare’s HAMLET at the Rose Theatre in York, VENUS IN FUR and Marlowe in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE both in the West End.

 

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David Oakes

Television

Title Role Production Director
VIKINGS: VALHALLA Godwin Netflix / MGM Niels Arden Oplev, Steve Saint Leger, Hannah Quinn
VICTORIA (SERIES TWO) Prince Ernest Mammoth Screen / ITV / PBS Lisa James Llarsson, Geoff Sax, Jim Loach, et al
VICTORIA (SERIES ONE) Prince Ernest Mammoth Screen / ITV / PBS Tom Vaughan, Sandra Goldbacher & Olly Blackburn
ENDEAVOUR Jocelyn Bixby Mammoth Screen / ITV Sandra Goldbacher
THE LIVING AND THE DEAD William Payne BBC Sam Donovan
KIM PHILBY: HIS MOST INTIMATE BETRAYAL Kim Philby BBC Francis Whately
THE WHITE QUEEN George Duke of Clarence BBC / Starz / Company Pictures James Kent, Jamie Payne et al
RIPPER STREET Victor Silver BBC Andy Wilson
THE BORGIAS (SEASON TWO) Juan Borgia Showtime Neil Jordan, David Leland et al
WORLD WITHOUT END Bishop Henri Tandem / Scott Free Michael Caton-Jones
THE BORGIAS (SEASON ONE) Juan Borgia Showtime Neil Jordan, John Maybury et al
PILLARS OF THE EARTH William Hamleigh Scott Free / Tandem Comms. / Muse Ent. Sergio Mimica-Gezzan
THE MIND OF A TYRANT George Cavendish Red House Dox Productions/Channel 4 David Sington
TRINITY Ross Bonham ITV/Roughcut TV Colin Teague & Stephen Woolfenden
BONEKICKERS Alfred Lord Tennyson BBC/Mammoth/Monastic Iain B McDonald
WALTER'S WAR Oswald Hennessey BBC Television Alrick Riley

Stage

Title Role Production Director
HAMLET Hamlet Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre, York Damian Cruden
VENUS IN FUR Thomas Novachek Theatre Royal Haymarket Patrick Marber
TRIAL OF MACBETH Banquo Noël Coward Theatre Christopher Haydon
JOAN LITTLEWOOD'S \"FUN PALACE\" (WORKSHOP) National Theatre Studio Mel Brimfield
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Christopher Marlowe Sonia Friedman / Disney / Cheek By Jowl Declan Donnellan
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Darcy Regents Park Open Air Theatre Deborah Bruce
SLASHER & CRASHER / GRIMSHAW, BAGSHAW & BRADSHAW Slasher / Bagshaw Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond Henry Bell
ALL THE LITTLE THINGS WE CRUSHED (WORLD PREMIERE) Hugh Almeida Theatre Simon Godwin
DUEL IN THE DARK Gregory Greenfinch Dog Ate Cake / Canal Cafe Theatre Henry Bell
THEATRE (WORKSHOP) Theatre Royal Haymarket Patterson Joseph
A PHENOMENON IN A SMOCK FROCK (WORKSHOP) Barker Dog Ate Cake / Canal Cafe Theatre Henry Bell
HOW STOUT YOU'RE GETTING (WORKSHOP) George Dog Ate Cake / Canal Cafe Theatre Henry Bell
JOURNEY'S END [DAILY TELEGRAPH TOP TEN PLAY OF 200 Raleigh Mercury Theatre Colchester Tony Casement
MARY STUART Mortimer Traverse Theatre, Edingburgh Aida Karic
OLD VIC NEW VOICES: THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Davide Old Vic New Voices Abdul Shayek
LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Dumaine Shakespeare's Globe Dominic Dromgoole
TWELFTH NIGHT Orsino Sam Wanamaker Festival 2007 John Hartoch
WE THE PEOPLE (WORLD PREMIERE) Bedford/Pinckney Shakespeare's Globe Charlotte Westenra
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Claudio RSC Young Person's Shakespeare John Hartoch

Feature Film

Title Role Production Director
THE GARDEN OF EVENING MISTS Frederick HBO Tom Lin
COLD SKIN Friend Babieka Films Xavier Gens
SINS OF A FATHER Martin Prentis Granite Films Andrew Piddington
LOVE BY DESIGN Adrian Solar Indie Junction Michael Damien
THE DEATH OF FATHER CHRISTMAS Sam Wainwright Stephen Wallis
[email protected] David Potter Agresywna Banda Alessandro Leone
TRUTH OR DARE Justin Corona Pictures Robert Heath

Short Film

Title Role Production Director
YOU Brandon Moolmore Films Nicola Abbatangelo
NIGHT FEED Father Film Four Christian James
STARTLING ANALYSIS Narrator Zzoutake Films Alexander Newman
GOBLIN Harry Multistory Films Christian James
SAPHO AND PHAO Phao Illuminations Media James Wallace
WHO SHALL I PLAY WITH NOW? Bereaved Man Dog Ate Cake Henry Bell
OWN WORST ENEMY Lt Michael Reece Grosvenor TV David Tucker

Voice Over

Title Role Production Director
ASIAN TSUNAMI: THE DEADLIEST WAVE Narrator ITN Productions
LOST AT SEA: FLIGHT MH370 Narrator ITN Productions
SALISBURY CATHEDRAL Narrator Salisbury Cathedral Ash Mills
ODYSSEY Narrator Oxford University Press Dick Capel-Davies
OVID METAMORPHOSES Narrator Oxford University Press Dick Capel-Davies

Commercial

Title Role Production Director
ORANGE MOBILE Castel Films

Radio

Title Role Production Director
FOILED (SERIES 4) Richie BBC / Rubber Chicken
OUTLIERS: SEAL OF FATE Thomas Phelippes Alexander J. Newall
FOILED (SERIES 3) Richie BBC / Rubber Chicken
FOILED (SERIES 2) Richie BBC / Rubber Chicken
FOILED (SERIES 1) Richie BBC / Rubber Chicken
O! THE ENDEAVOUR AND THE MURDER! Joe Mott Fitzrovia Radio Hour Jon Edgley-Bond
A DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME Charles Stringham Fiction Factory / BBC Radio 4 John Taylor
PAST! PRESENT! FUTURE! Cardinal Richelieu Fitzrovia Radio Hour Jon Edgley-Bond
THE HORROR! THE HORROR! THE HORROR! Lorre Fitzrovia Radio Hour Jon Edgley-Bond
GILBERT WITHOUT SULLIVAN: THE ELIXIR OF LOVE Rev. Stanley Gay Bristol Old Vic Theatre School Sue Wilson

Rehearsed Reading

Title Role Production Director
EMMA Knightley Michael Fry
THE FAITHFUL FRIENDS Armanus Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe Martin Hodgson
AMENDS FOR LADIES Subtle Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe James Wallace
DUCHESS OF AMALFI'S STEWARD Ottavio Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe Martin Hodgson
LOVE'S VICTORY Lissius Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe Martin Hodgson
THE INSATIATE COUNTESS Roberto Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe Frances Marshall
GALLATHEA Cupid Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe James Wallace
HALF AN HOUR AFTER SUPPER Bentley Oxford Uni / J.Hodgson Theatre Research Trust Colin Blumenau
POLLY HONEYCOMBE Scribble Oxford Uni / J.Hodgson Theatre Research Trust Colin Blumenau
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Ned Alleyn / Mercutio Sonia Friedman Productions/Disney/Cheek by Jowl Declan Donnellan
THE BIRTH OF MERLIN Merlin Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe Martin Hodgson
THEN I REALISED I'D BEEN MURDERED Federico Garcia Lorca Finborough Theatre Daniel Burgess
WOMEN PLEASED Duke of Sienna Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe Frances Marshall
A NEW WAY TO PAY OLD DEBTS Wellborn Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe James Wallace
LIFE IS A DREAM (LA VIDA ES SUENO) Segismundo Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe James Wallace
TAMING OF A SHREW Aurelias Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe Martin Hodgson
THE SPANISH TRAGEDY Lorenzo Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe James Wallace
HENRY IV Prince Hal Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe James Wallace
OLD BOY James Blade Anthony Field Associates Ltd. Russell Bender
THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS Salisbury Playhouse Philip Wilson
THE RETURN FROM PARNASSUS Ingenioso Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe James Wallace
BASSIANUS Geta Shakespeare's Globe James Wallace
FIESTA: THE SUN ALSO RISES Bill Old Vic New Voices / Old Vic Theatre Alex Helfrecht
GORBODUC Arostus Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe Oliver Senton
LOVE'S METAMORPHOSES Montanus Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe James Wallace
THE WITLINGS Beaufort Orange Tree Theatre Imogen Bond
YOUR FIVE GALLANTS Tailby Read Not Dead / Shakespeare's Globe James Wallace
David is currently shooting for Netflix in Ireland.