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David Moorst won Best Newcomer (Critics' Circle) and Emerging Talent Award (Evening Standard) a year after graduating from LAMDA. He was at the Bridge Theatre last summer in Allelujah!.
His other theatre credits include Shopping and F-ing at the Lyric Hammersmith, Into the Woods for the Royal Exchange Theatre, Violence and Son at the Royal Court and Wonderland at Hampstead Theatre. His television and film credits include Grantchester, Partners in Crime, Holby City and Peterloo. David was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Olivier Award for his role of Dill Harris in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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[West End]
Original West End Production, 2022
Dill Harris [Replacement]

[West End]
DILL HARRIS [Replacement]

David Moorst Movies

[2018]National Theatre Live: Allelujah! Andy, Work Experience

[2018]Peterloo Joseph

[2019]Waiting for the Barbarians Garrison Soldier 6

[2019]A Midsummer Night's Dream Philostrate, Athenian Officer, Puck

David Moorst News

Cast Set For A TASTE OF HONEY at Royal Exchange

The cast has been set for A TASTE OF HONEY by Shelagh Delaney and directed by Emma Baggott  at Royal Exchange. Performances run 15 March – 13 April.

Olivier Awards 2023: See All Award Winners!

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, was celebrated at the Royal Albert Hall on 2 April. Hosted by renowned stage and screen actor Hannah Waddingham, a three-time Olivier Award nominee herself, the Olivier Awards celebrate the world-class status of London theatre, and are Britain's most prestigious stage honours. Here are this year's award winners!

BroadwayWorld's Olivier Awards 2023 Predictions

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, is nearly upon us. BroadwayWorld UK's editor Aliya Al-Hassan and reviewers Kerrie Nicholson and Cheryl Markosky discuss the main nominations: who should win, who will win and who missed out!

The 2023 Olivier Award Nominations Are Announced

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, celebrates the brightest and best of London's world-leading theatre industry with a starry ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 2 April. Check out a full list of nominations!

Richard Coyle Will Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in the West End

Acclaimed stage and screen actor Richard Coyle will return to the West End to play the iconic role of Atticus Finch in the critically acclaimed production of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird – a new play by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Bartlett Sher. 

Education and Outreach Initiatives Launched Alongside Run of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

With the production currently playing to critical acclaim and capacity houses, To Kill a Mockingbird is continuing to implement a series of education and outreach initiatives to run alongside the production.

Extension Announced For TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD - Book Now!

The critically acclaimed West End production of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird – a new play by Aaron Sorkin – has announced an extension following its critically acclaimed opening! The production is now running at the Gielgud Theatre until 19 November, 2022.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in the West End

Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel To Kill A Mockingbird officially opened last night at the Gielgud Theatre.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Extends Following Opening Night

Barry Diller and Sonia Friedman today announce the extension of the critically acclaimed West End production of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird – a new play by Aaron Sorkin – with the production now running at the Gielgud Theatre until 19 November, 2022. 

BWW Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Gielgud Theatre

Aaron Sorkin’s hit Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee’s seminal 1960 novel has finally reached us, following Covid delays and a few real-life legal dramas. Lee’s estate sued Sorkin for making changes to the characters, while the since publicly disgraced (and removed) Mockingbird producer Scott Rudin bullied every other adaptation of Lee’s book off the stage.

Photos: First Look at TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at London's Gielgud Theatre

All new photos have been released of the West End production of To Kill a Mockingbird. The production will open at the Gielgud Theatre on 31 March 2022, with previews from 10 March. This new play by Aaron Sorkin is based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, and directed by Bartlett Sher.

BWW Interview: David Moorst Talks TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

David Moorst's acting credits range from A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Bridge Theatre and Violence and On at the Royal Court to TV shows like Killing Eve and Grantchester and films Peterloo and Waiting for the Barbarians. His current project is Aaron Sorkin's stage adaptation of Harper Lee's seminal novel, now playing at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End. Moorst plays Dill Harris, best friend of the novel's narrator Scout Finch. The cast also features Rafe Spall as Atticus Finch, Gwyneth Keyworth as Scout, and Harry Redding as Jem Finch.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Launches All Rise £15 Ticket Initiative

Ahead of previews starting this Thursday 10 March, To Kill a Mockingbird today announces the launch of the All Rise ticket scheme in an exclusive partnership with TodayTix, offering £15 seats for every performance across the run.

Full Casting Announced For the West End Premiere of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Joining the previously announced Rafe Spall (Atticus Finch) are Harry Attwell (Mr Cunningham/Boo Radley), Amanda Boxer (Mrs Henry Dubose), Poppy Lee Friar (Mayella Ewell), John Hastings (Bailiff), Simon Hepworth (Mr Roscoe/Dr Reynolds), Laura Howard (Miss Stephanie/Dill's Mother), and more.

Riverside Studios Announces Encores of FRANKENSTEIN, FLEABAG and More

With Riverside Studios' programme of monthly first read throughs and discussions of new plays Riverside Reads commencing on Tuesday 1 September, Christopher Nolan's acclaimed Tenet currently playing and the commencement of Dive-In, today they announced additional screenings of National Theatre Live as part of their cinema programme.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, June 25- FALSETTOS, Billy Porter and More!

Today (June 25) in live streaming: Can't Cancel Pride, Falsettos, and so much more!

BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Bridge Theatre via National Theatre At Home

Hytner has capitalised on the success of his Julius Caesar the year before by placing his audience at the centre of the action. By creating a magical mosh pit in the heart of the Bridge, his production, along with Bunny Christie's beautiful design, brings out some of the very best of Shakespeare's hugely popular comedy.

The National Theatre Announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, THE DEEP BLUE SEA, and More to Be Streamed as Part of National Theatre at Home

The National Theatre today announces a further five productions that will be streamed as a part of the National Theatre at Home series.

Kevin Kwan, Arturo Sandoval, Lucie Arnaz & More Coming To Irvine Barclay Theatre

Kevin Kwan, author of Crazy Rich Asians, will take the stage at Irvine Barclay Theatre on February 6 as part of the venue's new speaker series, Fresh Take. Kwan, along with Tony-winning Ain't Misbehavin', Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval and others, highlight the variety of spring performances at Irvine Barclay Theatre. See below for some notable shows through May, and here is a link to the entire season: https://mailchi.mp/thebarclay/announcing-irvine-barclay-theatres-2019-20-season).

National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adaptations

The National Theatre has announced its productions on-sale for October 2019 a?' March 2020


David Moorst has not appeared on Broadway.

David Moorst has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

David Moorst's first West End show was To Kill A Mockingbird which opened in 2020

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