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Archie Madekwe BIO

Madekwe made his television debut in 2014 with a guest appearance in an episode of the BBC medical drama Casualty. He then portrayed Luca in two episodes of the Channel 4 comedy-drama Fresh Meat in 2016.

In 2017, Madekwe made his West End debut in The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? at the Theatre Royal Haymarket alongside Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo. He landed his first named film role as Luke in Teen Spirit after the casting director saw him in the play. That year he was named a Screen International ‘Star of Tomorrow’. The same year he also appeared in the Channel 4 sitcom Hang Ups.

In 2019, Madekwe began starring as Kofun in the Apple TV+ science fiction series See, played Courfeyrac in the BBC One adaptation of Les Misérables, and starred as Simon in Ari Aster's A24 folk horror film Midsommar. In 2021, he appeared in the film Voyagers alongside Colin Farrell and Lily-Rose Depp and voiced Sedgwick in the Emmy winning "Ice" installment of the Netflix animated anthology series Love, Death & Robots. Madekwe also led Neill Blomkamp's sports film based on a true story, Gran Turismo.

In 2023, Madekwe appeared in both Heart of Stone for Netflix and Emerald Fennell's Saltburn.

Archie Madekwe STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
2023
Cast [Replacement]

[TV]
MASTERPIECE on PBS Drama, 2019
Courfeyrac

[West End]
West End Revival, 2017
Billy Gray


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Zach Bryan Wraps Up His Most Successful Year to Date

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SALTBURN is Coming to Prime Video This Month

Academy Award winning filmmaker Fennell (Promising Young Woman) brings us a beautifully wicked tale of privilege and desire. The cast includes Barry Keoghan, Jacob Elordi, Rosamund Pike, Richard E. Grant, Alison Oliver, Archie Madekwe, and Carey Mulligan. Watch the video trailer now!
Video: Watch the Trailer For Emerald Fennell's SALTBURN

Struggling to find his place at Oxford University, student Oliver Quick (Barry Keoghan) finds himself drawn into the world of the charming and aristocratic Felix Catton (Jacob Elordi), who invites him to Saltburn, his eccentric family’s sprawling estate, for a summer never to be forgotten. Watch the video trailer now!
Photos: First Look at FURTHER THAN THE FURTHEST THING at Young Vic Theatre

Production photos have been released for Zinnie Harris’ multi-award-winning play Further than the Furthest Thing in a visionary revival by Genesis Fellow / Young Vic Associate Director Jennifer Tang. The cast includes Olivier Award winner Jenna Russell, Cyril Nri, Gerald Kyd, Archie Madekwe and Kirsty Rider with live vocals by Shapla Salique.
Ruth Wilson Will Appear as Part of Young Vic's New Season

Golden Globe and Olivier Award winner Ruth Wilson will star in the internationally acclaimed epic The Second Woman – one woman, one scene, one hundred men, one electrifying 24-hour performance.
Cast Announced For FURTHER THAN THE FURTHEST THING at Young Vic Theatre

The Young Vic Theatre has announced full casting for its 2023 new season opening production Further than the Furthest Thing, the multi-award-winning modern classic by Zinnie Harris (Macbeth (an undoing), This Restless House, How To Hold Your Breath) in a visionary revival by Genesis Fellow / Young Vic Associate Director Jennifer Tang (AI, Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok).
Jason Mamoa's SEE to Conclude With Third Season on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ today unveiled a first-look at the third season of the epic, post-apocalyptic global hit series “See,” which will make its global debut in August. Starring Jason Momoa, the eight-episode third season will mark the last chapter of the series and will premiere with the first episode, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday.
BWW Review: UNPRECEDENTED - EPISODE ONE, BBC iPlayer

A week before lockdown was announced, some of our greatest playwrights were asked to write stories exploring every aspect of human life and interaction during the coronavirus pandemic. As part of BBC Arts' Culture in Quarantine initiative, all plays were filmed and produced during lockdown, with all fourteen plays now available on the BBC iPlayer. Episode One takes three very different situations and begins with the most successful of the three; James Graham's Viral.
Gemma Arterton, Lennie James, Rory Kinnear, Alison Steadman and Meera Syal To Star In UNPRECEDENTED: THEATRE FROM A STATE OF ISOLATION

The cast of over 50 UK actors taking part in Unprecedented: Theatre from the State of Isolation has been announced.
Benedict Cumberbatch Appointed President Of LAMDA

LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) announces that Benedict Cumberbatch CBE has been appointed as the Academy's new President. He will take up the position immediately, succeeding Timothy West CBE who steps down after 31 years in the role.
Last Chance to See Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?

Audiences have just over three weeks left to see this provocative and controversial box office hit production led by Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, directed by Ian Rickson. The final performance of the strictly limited 12 week run at the Theatre Royal Haymarket will be held on 24 June.
No Booking Fee On Tickets For THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?

THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?, Albee's darkly comic play about a family in crisis, runs for a strictly limited 12-week season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket until 24 June. Book tickets now from £45
BWW Review: THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?, Theatre Royal Haymarket

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Photo Flash: First Look at THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA? at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

Production images for Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? are released today, ahead of the production's official opening night on Wednesday 5 April.
BWW Interview: Archie Madekwe On THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?

Archie Madekwe's screen credits include Fresh Meat and films Legacy and Second Coming. He's now making his professional stage debut in The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia, Edward Albee's darkly comic masterpiece about a successful family man who embarks on a shocking love affair. Ian Rickson's revival also features Damian Lewis, Sophie Okonedo and Jason Hughes, and begins previews at Theatre Royal Haymarket on 24 March.
Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal with Damian Lewis, Sophie Okonedo and More for THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?

Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?, a darkly comic play about a family in crisis, will run for a strictly limited 12-week season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 24 March to 24 June 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!
Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?

Full casting for Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? is announced today. Joining Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, who play husband and wife Martin and Stevie in Ian Rickson's production, will be Jason Hughes as Martin's oldest friend Ross and Archie Madekwe as their son Billy.

Archie Madekwe FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Archie Madekwe been in?

Archie Madekwe has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Archie Madekwe been in?

Archie Madekwe has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Archie Madekwe's first West End show?

Archie Madekwe's first West End show was The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? which opened in 2017

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