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Ben Miles

 
Bio:
THEATRE INCLUDES: The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Have, Ispanka and Cymbeline (RSC); Love Love Love and My Child (Royal Court); Betrayal (Harold Pinter Theatre); Measure for Measure and The Tower (Almeida); The Norman Conquests and Richard II (Old Vic); The Cherry Orchard, The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
THEATRE INCLUDES: The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Have, Ispanka and Cymbeline (RSC); Love Love Love and My Child (Royal Court); Betrayal (Harold Pinter Theatre); Measure for Measure and The Tower (Almeida); The Norman Conquests and Richard II (Old Vic); The Cherry Orchard, The ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Emanuel Lehman
  [West End]
2021
Thomas Cromwell
  [Off-Broadway]
Park Avenue Armory North American Premiere, 2019
Performer
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2018
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Thomas Cromwell
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Tom
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Tom
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Tom
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Tom

Productions

 
[West End, 2021] [Replacement]
Adaptor[Replacement]

Photos

Simon Russell Beale,  Adam Godley and Ben Miles Photo

Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles

From: 
Date:
07/11/2018
Ben Miles Photo

Ben Miles

From: 
Date:
07/11/2018
Simon Russell Beale and Ben Miles Photo

Simon Russell Beale and Ben Miles

From: 
Date:
06/25/2018
Ben Miles, Simon Russell Beale and Adam Godley Photo

Ben Miles, Simon Russell Beale and Adam Godley

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Date:
06/25/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Emanuel Lehman

  [West End]
2021
Thomas Cromwell

  [Off-Broadway]
Park Avenue Armory North American Premiere, 2019
Performer

  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2018
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Thomas Cromwell

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Tom

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Tom

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Tom

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Tom

Productions

Adaptor[Replacement]

Ben Miles Biography

THEATRE INCLUDES: The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Have, Ispanka and Cymbeline (RSC); Love Love Love and My Child (Royal Court); Betrayal (Harold Pinter Theatre); Measure for Measure and The Tower (Almeida); The Norman Conquests and Richard II (Old Vic); The Cherry Orchard, The London Cuckolds, Mary Stuart and Macbeth (National Theatre); The Winter’s Tale (Young Vic) and The Tempest (Phoebus Cart).
TELEVISION INCLUDES: “Dracula,” “The Suspicions of Mr Whicher,” “Zen,” “Pulse,” “The Promise,” “Trial & Retribution,” “Lark Rise to Candleford,” “Freezing,” “Sea of Souls,” “BonVoyage,” “After Thomas,” “Under the Greenwood Tree,” “Mr Harvey Lights a Candle,” “A Thing Called Love,” “Prime Suspect,” “The Project,” “The Forsyte Saga,” “Cold Feet,” “Coupling” and “The Government Inspector.”
FILM INCLUDES: Five Years, Ninja Assassin, Speed Racer, V for Vendetta, Click, Three Blind Mice, Affair of the Necklace, Keep the Aspidistra Flying and The Wings of the Dove.

Ben Miles Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Ben Miles, Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
Ben Miles, Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Ben Miles, Wolf Hall
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Ben Miles, Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2014 - Best Actor
Ben MilesWolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Ensemble Performances Gold Star
Ben Miles, The Norman Conquests
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Ensemble Performance
Ben Miles, The Norman Conquests
 
Theatre World Awards - 2009 - Performance Gold Star
Ben Miles, The Norman Conquests

Ben Miles News

Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announce Second Round of 2021-22 Recipients Photo Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announce Second Round of 2021-22 Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

Theatre Communications Group has announced the recipients of the second round of the 2021-22 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. The awards, totaling $731,000, allow 16 productions extra time for the development and rehearsal of new plays with the entire creative team, hoping to extend the life of the world premiere play after its first run.

National Youth Theatre Gala Raises Vital Funds To Support Next Generation Of Talent Photo National Youth Theatre Gala Raises Vital Funds To Support Next Generation Of Talent
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022

National Youth Theatre raised £350k to support young talent and widen access to arts on Monday night at their Nostalgic Fantastic fundraising gala in association with EON Productions, TikTok and Netflix with support from Cath Kidston, Omega, Think Publishing, Champagne Bollinger and Soho House, and with thanks to the David Pearlman Foundation and Stelio & Susie Stefanou.

THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT Enters Final Weeks of Performances Photo THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT Enters Final Weeks of Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021

The Mirror and the Light, currently running at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End, has entered its final four weeks with its last performance on Sunday 28th November 2021. The production has been a flagship theatrical event for the reopening of London's West End, delighting audiences since it opened earlier this year. 

BWW Review: THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT, Gielgud Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT, Gielgud Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 8, 2021

Many people got through the first lockdown engrossed in the final part of Hilary Mantel’s literary trilogy following the rise and fall of Thomas Cromwell. After the successful stage adaptations of the first two books, fans have waited seven years to see The Mirror And The Light; the concluding part of Mantel’s epic work. Whether it was worth the wait is not entirely clear.

New Company Second Half Productions Launches Photo New Company Second Half Productions Launches
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021

A new entertainment company, Second Half Productions, has been launched today by Jeremy Herrin, Alan Stacey and Rob O'Rahilly. It will bring together world-leading artists to create innovative work for both stage and screen.

Extension Announced For THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT at the Gielgud Theatre Photo Extension Announced For THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT at the Gielgud Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2021

The third and final novel in the Wolf Hall trilogy has been adapted for the West End stage by Dame Hilary Mantel and Ben Miles. Jeremy Herrin, who was nominated for an Olivier Award, a Tony Award and won the Evening Standard Award for the first two productions, returns to direct. Nathaniel Parker resumes his Olivier Award winning portrayal of Henry VIII.

The Top 20 New London Shows Opening In 2021 Photo The Top 20 New London Shows Opening In 2021
by Marianka Swain - Sep 3, 2021

As theatre comes roaring back, this autumn and winter see plenty of exciting new productions, including big West End musicals and intriguing plays. Here are the shows that we’re most looking forward to seeing.

Final Casting Announced For THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT Photo Final Casting Announced For THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2021

New names added to the cast are: Melissa Allan (Princess Mary), Samuel Awoyo (Ensemble), Ian Drysdale (French Ambassador), Jo Herbert (Lady Rochford), Andrew Hodges (Ensemble), Niamh James (Ensemble), Umi Myers (Helen Sadler / Dorothea Wolsey), Liam Smith (Walter Cromwell) and Nicholas Tizzard (Ensemble).

Casting Announced For THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT at the Gielgud Theatre Photo Casting Announced For THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT at the Gielgud Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021

As previously announced Ben Miles will return to his role as Cromwell to complete the trilogy. Nathaniel Parker joins him, resuming his Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award nominated role as Henry VIII. The full cast of 23 will be the biggest yet in the series, with 13 actors announced today, five of whom - Miles, Parker, Nicholas Boulton (Duke of Suffolk), Matt Pidgeon (Stephen Gardiner) and Giles Taylor (Archbishop Cranmer) - return to their roles in the earlier plays. 

THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT Will Make West End Premiere This Fall Photo THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT Will Make West End Premiere This Fall
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2021

Hilary Mantel's The Mirror and the Light, adapted for the stage by the RSC, will get its West End premiere this fall! The production will premiere at the West End's Gielgud Theatre on 6 October, with previews from 23 September.

Ben Miles Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Star-Studded Trailer for Amazon's New Series THE ROMANOFFS VideoVIDEO: Watch the Star-Studded Trailer for Amazon's New Series THE ROMANOFFS
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2018

Today, Amazon Prime Video released the key art and official series trailer for the highly anticipated original contemporary anthology series, The Romanoffs, set to premiere on Friday, October 12 with new episodes released weekly, on Fridays. This is the first anthology series for Amazon Prime Video that will roll out on a weekly basis. The Romanoffs will be available initially in the original version in over 200 countries and territories, with dubbed foreign language versions coming in early 2019.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Amazon Premieres Original Series THE LAST POST, Today VideoVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Amazon Premieres Original Series THE LAST POST, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

On Today, December 22, Amazon will premiere all six episodes of original dramatic series THE LAST POST on Prime Video in the US. From the highly acclaimed BAFTA award winner Peter Moffat (The Night Of) and starring Jessica Raine (Call The Midwife), Jessie Buckley (War and Peace)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Amazon Premieres Original Series THE LAST POST, 12/22 VideoVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Amazon Premieres Original Series THE LAST POST, 12/22
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 27, 2017

On Friday, December 22, Amazon will premiere all six episodes of original dramatic series THE LAST POST on Prime Video in the US. From the highly acclaimed BAFTA award winner Peter Moffat (The Night Of) and starring Jessica Raine (Call The Midwife), Jessie Buckley (War and Peace)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- WOLF HALL's Ben Miles- 'I'm Really, Really, Really Excited!'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Ben Miles, Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play nominee for Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2.

VIDEO: Cooper, d'Arcy James, Yazbek & More Featured in THR's Annual Tony Roundtable
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter is gearing up for its second annual Tonys Actor Roundtable, a 45-minute podcast, featuring a transcript and beautiful photographs of seven of this year's talented nominees.

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with the Cast of WOLF HALL
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured the Tony-nominated cast of Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 (Ben Miles, Nathaniel Parker & Lydia Leonard) moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Watch below to find out how things are going at the Winter Garden Theatre, how they feels about bringing the plays to New York, and so much more. Check out the full interview below!

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of WOLF HALL with Marin Mazzie, Cherry Jones & More!
by TV - Red Carpets - Apr 11, 2015

The Broadway transfer of The Royal Shakespeare Company's Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 began previews on March 20, 2015 at the Winter Garden Theatre, and opened Thursday night, April 9, 2015. Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2, which explores the deceit, betrayal, and intrigue of the court of Henry VIII, is written by Dame Hilary Manteland adapted by Mike Poulton. This special event invites theatergoers to be part of a unique theatrical experience, similar to the Royal Shakespeare Company's award winning production of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. BroadwayWorld was there for the red carpet arrivals and you can check out interviews with Marin Mazzie, Eric Bogosian, Jose Llana, Cherry Jones and more!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from WOLF HALL on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 9, 2015

The Broadway transfer of The Royal Shakespeare Company's Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 began previews on March 20, 2015 at the Winter Garden Theatre, with an opening set for tonight, April 9, 2015. Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2, which explores the deceit, betrayal, and intrigue of the court of Henry VIII, is written by Dame Hilary Manteland adapted by Mike Poulton. This special event invites theatergoers to be part of a unique theatrical experience, similar to the Royal Shakespeare Company's award winning production of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. Check out highlights of the cast in action below!

BWW TV: The Tudors Takeover Broadway- WOLF HALL Cast Meets the Press!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 10, 2015

The company just arrived in New York City to begin rehearsals, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge welcomed them to Broadway at a special press event. Check out interviews with the full gang below!

BWW TV Show Preview: The Norman Conquests
by Craig Brockman - Apr 23, 2009

Catch scenes from Alan Ayckbourn's comedy trilogy, The Norman Conquests which opening up on Thursday, April 23rd at Circle in the Square - right here on BroadwayWorld.com.


Ben Miles Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ben Miles been in?
Ben Miles has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Ben Miles been in?
Ben Miles has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Ben Miles's first West End show?
Ben Miles's first West End show was The Lehman Trilogy which opened in 2018

What awards has Ben Miles been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Wolf Hall , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two , Best Actor (Evening Standard Awards) for Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies , Outstanding Ensemble Performances (Drama Desk Awards) for The Norman Conquests Outstanding Ensemble Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Norman Conquests and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Norman Conquests .

What awards has Ben Miles won?
Outstanding Ensemble Performances (Drama Desk Awards) for The Norman Conquestsand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Norman Conquests.