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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 Photos


Original Broadway Production, 2021
Emanuel Lehman

[West End]
Thomas Cromwell

Park Avenue Armory North American Premiere, 2019

[West End]
Original West End Production, 2018

Original Broadway Production, 2015
Thomas Cromwell

Broadway Revival, 2009

Broadway Revival, 2009

Broadway Revival, 2009

Broadway Revival, 2009

Ben Miles Productions

[West End, 2021] [Replacement]

Ben Miles Movies

Getting It Right
[ 1989 ] Spiro
A Merry War
[ 1997 ] Ravenscroft Waiter
The Wings of the Dove
[ 1997 ] Journalist 1
The Affair of the Necklace
[ 2001 ] Baron Courchamps
3 Blind Mice
[ 2003 ] Lindsey
V for Vendetta
[ 2005 ] Dcomb
Imagine Me & You
[ 2005 ] Rob
Speed Racer
[ 2008 ] Cs Jones
Ninja Assassin
[ 2009 ] Mlow
Five Years
[ 2013 ] Gail Holford
Planet of the Baybes
[ 2014 ] Ben Dumb
Woman in Gold
[ 2015 ] Ronald Lauder
Bob the Builder: Mega Machines
[ 2017 ] Ace UK
The Catcher Was a Spy
[ 2018 ] Jerry Fredericks
Red Joan
[ 2018 ] Nick
The Lehman Trilogy
[ 2019 ] Emanual Lehman
Mother Russia
[ 2022 ] Yuri Schekochikhin

Ben Miles TV Shows

Patrick Maitland
Ed Stone Is Dead
Dr. Tom
Stephen Marshall
Peak Practice
Rob Sinclair
The Bill
D.C. Colin Waterman, Dan Price
The Capture
Commander Danny Hart
The Crown
Peter Townsend, Young Peter Townsend
The Forsyte Saga
Montague Dartie
The Trial of Christine Keeler
John Profumo
José Rivas

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

Ben Miles, The Norman Conquests

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Ensemble Performance

Ben Miles, The Norman Conquests

Theatre World Awards - 2009 - Performance

Ben Miles, The Norman Conquests

Ben Miles News

Photos: Sean Penn, Bob Woodward, and More Attend ANNA Screening at National Press Club

The National Press Club’s special pre-release screening of the new political drama from Rolling Pictures and Good Films Collective, ANNA (MOTHER RUSSIA), took place on March 20, 2024, and included such luminaries as actor Sean Penn, journalist Bob Woodward, U.S. Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA), former CIA director John Brennan. 
Video: Idris Elba Stars in HIJACK Trailer on Apple TV+

Created by George Kay (“Lupin,” “Criminal”) and Jim Field Smith (“Criminal,” “Truth Seekers”), who also wrote and lead directed the series respectively, the seven-part series also stars Emmy Award and NAACP Image Award-winner Archie Panjabi (“The Good Wife,” “Snowpiercer,” “Blindspot”). Watch the new video trailer now!
Photos: World Stage Premiere Of HAMNET Opens In The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Last night (Wednesday 12 April), the Royal Shakespeare Company and Neal Street Productions, in association with Hera Pictures, welcomed special guests to the world stage premiere of Hamnet, which opened its sold-out run in the newly restored Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. See photos from inside opening night!
THE DOCTOR Starring Juliet Stevenson to Begin Performances in June at Park Avenue Armory

This summer, Park Avenue Armory will stage the North American premiere of Robert Icke's multi-award-winning West End hit, The Doctor. See how to purchse tickeets!
SOUL PORTAL is Celebrating Black History With Reggie Wilson at the Gene Frankel Theatre

Soul Portal - A Night of the Arts Celebrating Black History comes to the Gene Frankel Theatre 24 Bond St, NY, NY 10012 this weekend. The performance is on Saturday February 25 @ 8:00 PM.
Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Make of Sam Mendes' THE LEHMAN TRILOGY?

The National Theatre and Neal Street Productions’ The Lehman Trilogy makes a triumphant return to London following an acclaimed season in Los Angeles and a highly lauded run on Broadway, winning 5 Tony Awards® including Best Play. Directed by Academy Award®, Tony Award® and Golden Globe winner Sam Mendes, The Lehman Trilogy features a cast of three playing the Lehman brothers, their sons and grandsons, in an extraordinary feat of story-telling told in three parts on a single evening. Hailed by The New York Times as 'a genuinely epic production', The Lehman Trilogy is the story of a family and a company that changed the world.
North American Premiere of LOVE By Alexander Zeldin Announced At Park Avenue Armory

Next month, Park Avenue Armory presents the North American premiere of LOVE by playwright/director Alexander Zeldin in his New York debut.
VIDEO: Peacock Shares THE CAPTURE Season Two Trailer

Peacock has shared the trailer for season two of The Capture. The cast includes Holliday Grainger, Paapa Essiedu, Indira Varma, Andy Nyman, Ron Perlman, Rob Yang, Ben Miles, Lia Williams, Cavan Clerkin, Ginny Holder, and Nigel Lindsay. Watch the new video trailer for the upcoming season now!
Dame Hilary Mantel, Author of Wolf Hall, Dies Aged 70

Dame Hilary Mantel, the British author best known for her Wolf Hall trilogy, has died aged 70.
Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announce Second Round of 2021-22 Recipients

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
Theater Stories: RENT, PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, THE LEHMAN TRILOGY and More About The Nederlander Theatre

This week's Theater Stories features the Nederlander Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest-running show - Rent; recent shows to have been performed at the theatre, including War Paint, and Pretty Woman, plus much more!


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?

Ben Miles has been nominated for several awards, including Outstanding Actor in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two," the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for the same production, and Outstanding Actor in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Wolf Hall." He was also nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two." Additionally, he received a nomination for Best Actor at the Evening Standard Awards for both "Wolf Hall" and "Bring Up The Bodies." Furthermore, he was recognized for Outstanding Ensemble Performances at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Norman Conquests" and Outstanding Ensemble Performance at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the same production. Ben Miles also received a Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for his work in "The Norman Conquests."

What awards has Ben Miles won?

Ben Miles has won Outstanding Ensemble Performances at the Drama Desk Awards for The Norman Conquests and a Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for The Norman Conquests.

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