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Johnny Flynn

 
Bio:
Flynn is the lead singer and songwriter of the band Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit. Flynn has starred as Dylan Witter in the Channel 4 and Netflix television sitcom Lovesick (previously known as Scrotal Recall), and portrayed David Bowie in the film Stardust. Flynn performed in Propeller's ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Flynn is the lead singer and songwriter of the band Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit. Flynn has starred as Dylan Witter in the Channel 4 and Netflix television sitcom Lovesick (previously known as Scrotal Recall), and portrayed David Bowie in the film Stardust. Flynn performed in Propeller's ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [TV]
MASTERPIECE on PBS Drama, 2019
Felix Tholomyes
  [West End]
West End Production, 0
Lee
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company US Premiere, 2018
Mooney
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2015
Mooney
  [West End]
Globe Theatre Transfer, 2012
Grey
Lady Anne
  [West End]
2012
Viola
  [West End]
Return Engagement [West End], 2011
Lee

Photos

Billy Carter, Johnny Flynn and Mark Addy Photo

Billy Carter, Johnny Flynn and Mark Addy

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Date:
02/06/2018
Billy Carter, Johnny Flynn, Mark Addy and Reece Shearsmith  Photo

Billy Carter, Johnny Flynn, Mark Addy and Reece Shearsmith

From: 
Date:
02/06/2018
Johnny Flynn Photo

Johnny Flynn

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Date:
01/31/2018
Johnny Flynn & Gaby French Photo

Johnny Flynn & Gaby French

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Date:
01/31/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [TV]
MASTERPIECE on PBS Drama, 2019
Felix Tholomyes

  [West End]
West End Production, 0
Lee

  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company US Premiere, 2018
Mooney

  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2015
Mooney

  [West End]
Globe Theatre Transfer, 2012
Grey

Lady Anne

  [West End]
2012
Viola

  [West End]
Return Engagement [West End], 2011
Lee

Johnny Flynn Biography

Flynn is the lead singer and songwriter of the band Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit. Flynn has starred as Dylan Witter in the Channel 4 and Netflix television sitcom Lovesick (previously known as Scrotal Recall), and portrayed David Bowie in the film Stardust.

Flynn performed in Propeller's all-male Shakespeare troupe, playing Curtis (The Taming of the Shrew) and Viola (Twelfth Night) in the 2007 season. He has also performed in several other plays including Richard Bean's play The Heretic at the Royal Court Theatre (2011). Johnny Flynn was cast in the role of Lee in Jerusalem, Jez Butterworth's hit play, for which he was nominated for an Olivier Award for best supporting actor. In summer of 2012, Flynn appeared in Shakespeare's Globe Theatre's productions of Richard III, as Lady Anne, opposite Jerusalem co-star Mark Rylance and then as Viola/Cesario in the Globe's production of Twelfth Night with Rylance as well. The productions transferred to the Apollo Theatre in the West End until February 2013. In March 2013 Flynn played the lead role in Bruce Norris' play The Low Road at the Royal Court. In September 2015 he played Mooney alongside David Morrissey and Reece Shearsmith also at the Royal Court in Martin McDonagh's new play Hangmen.

Johnny Flynn Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Johnny Flynn, Hangmen
 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award
Johnny Flynn, Hangmen
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Johnny Flynn, Hangmen
 
Theatre World Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance Gold Star
Johnny Flynn, Hangmen
 
Olivier Awards - 2012 - Best Performance In A Supporting Role
Johnny Flynn, Jerusalem

Johnny Flynn News

'Killing Eve' Star Jodie Comer Will Make Broadway Debut in PRIMA FACIE Photo 'Killing Eve' Star Jodie Comer Will Make Broadway Debut in PRIMA FACIE
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 9, 2022

Killing Eve star Jodie Comer is coming to Broadway! The Emmy and BAFTA winner will make her Broadway debut in Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller, directed by Justin Martin.

Review Roundup: HANGMEN By Martin McDonagh Opens on Broadway Photo Review Roundup: HANGMEN By Martin McDonagh Opens on Broadway
by Review Roundups - Apr 21, 2022

Martin McDonagh's Olivier Award-winning and New York Drama Critics' Circle Award-winning comedy Hangmen opens at Broadway's Golden Theatre tonight! Read the reviews!

VIDEO: Colin Firth & Matthew Macfadyen Star in OPERATION MINCEMEAT Trailer Photo VIDEO: Colin Firth & Matthew Macfadyen Star in OPERATION MINCEMEAT Trailer
by Michael Major - Apr 6, 2022

The film stars Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen, Kelly Macdonald, Penelope Wilton, and Johnny Flynn. It‚Äôs 1943.‚ÄĮThe Allies are determined to break Hitler‚Äôs grip on occupied Europe, and plan to launch an all-out assault on Sicily; but they face an impossible challenge - how to protect the invasion force from potential annihilation.

Thomas Edison Film Festival Announces Selection Of National And International Short F Photo Thomas Edison Film Festival Announces Selection Of National And International Short Films
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 4, 2022

Centenary University will be hosting a free screening for the 41st Annual Thomas Edison Film Festival. This event will take place on Wednesday, April 6 at 6:30 pm in the Kutz Black Box Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center located on the campus of Centenary University at 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ 07840.

Photo: New Poster for Graham Moore's THE OUTFIT Photo Photo: New Poster for Graham Moore's THE OUTFIT
by Michael Major - Feb 10, 2022

From the writer of The Imitation Game (Graham Moore) comes The Outfit, a gripping and masterful thriller in which an expert tailor (Oscar winner Mark Rylance) must outwit a dangerous group of mobsters in order to survive a fateful night. The cast also includes Zoey Deutch, Johnny Flynn, Dylan O'Brien, Nikki Amuka-Bird, and Simon Russell Beale.

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Relaunch Of Globe Player Photo Shakespeare's Globe Announces Relaunch Of Globe Player
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2021

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the relaunch of their video-on-demand streaming service, Globe Player. The original platform was the first of its kind and the upgrade enables audiences to subscribe or pay-on-demand for world-class Shakespeare productions to devices internationally. 

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE OUTFIT Starring Mark Rylance Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE OUTFIT Starring Mark Rylance
by Michael Major - Nov 17, 2021

From the Academy Award-winning writer of The Imitation Game (Graham Moore) comes The Outfit, a gripping and masterful thriller in which an expert tailor (Academy Award winner Mark Rylance) must outwit a dangerous group of mobsters in order to survive a fateful night. Watch the new trailer now!

Shakespeare's Globe to Present Maxine Peake, THE GUILTY FEMINIST, Johnny Flynn and Ro Photo Shakespeare's Globe to Present Maxine Peake, THE GUILTY FEMINIST, Johnny Flynn and Robert Macfarlane & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

Shakespeare's Globe has announced a series of new events running alongside the season of Shakespeare plays in the indoor candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

Shakespeare's Globe Announces New Winter Season Events Photo Shakespeare's Globe Announces New Winter Season Events
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021

These include: a panel discussion with Maxine Peake, Artistic Director Michelle Terry and Co-Director of Education Professor Farah Karim-Cooper, dubbed 'Hamlet and She' as part of a 'Women and Power' festival; the hit feminist comedy podcast, The Guilty Feminist, returns for another live recording in the Playhouse hosted by Deborah Frances-White; and more!

Toby Jones, Ciar√°n Hinds Aandnd Michelle Fairley To Star In Brian Friel's FAITH HEAL Photo Toby Jones, Ciar√°n Hinds Aandnd Michelle Fairley To Star In Brian Friel's FAITH HEALER, Exclusively On Audible
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2021

Audible, the world's leading provider of spoken-word entertainment, has released Brian Friel's masterful and haunting Faith Healer, starring Golden Globe nominee Toby Jones (Infamous, Detectorists), Ciar√°n Hinds (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Rome, Game of Thrones) and Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones, Gangs of London) in the UK.

Johnny Flynn Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE DIG Starring Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE DIG Starring Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes
by Stage Tube - Dec 3, 2020

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow (Carey Mulligan) hires an amateur archaeologist (Ralph Fiennes) to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‚Äé.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for David Bowie Biopic STARDUST VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for David Bowie Biopic STARDUST
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2020

David Bowie is one of the most seminal legends in music history; but who was the man behind the many faces? In 1971, a 24-year-old fledgling David Bowie (Johnny Flynn) is sent to America to promote his newest record, The Man Who Sold the World.

BWW TV: Full Cast Announced in West End's HANGMEN - First Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 30, 2015

Full casting has today been announced for the West End run of the Royal Court Theatre's production of Hangmen. ProducersRobert Fox, Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions and Royal Court Theatre Productions are delighted to announce that Andy Nyman will play Syd, Craig Parkinson will take on the role of Inspector Fry and Tony Hirst will play Bill, completing the cast of the West End production. Directed by Matthew Dunster, Martin McDonagh's Hangmen will transfer to the Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited season, previewing from 1 December.  Check out the new trailer below!

VIDEO: Anne Hathaway Can't Keep a Straight Face on THE DAILY SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 22, 2015

On last night's THE DAILY SHOW on Comedy Central, guest Anne Hathaway struggleed to keep a straight face as she describes the somber details of her film 'Song One.'

VIDEO: First Look - Anne Hathaway in Clip from Romantic Drama SONG ONE
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 21, 2015

Below, Billboard shares an exclusive premiere of SONG ONE Johnny Flynn singing 'Little Yellow Dress' from the film.

VIDEO: Anne Hathaway Reveals Where She Keeps Her Oscar Trophy on LIVE
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 20, 2015

Below, watch a clip from Anne Hathaway's appearance on today's LIVE in which the Oscar winner talks about where she keeps her Academy Award in her new house.

VIDEO: First Look - Anne Hathaway in Romantic Drama SONG ONE
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 12, 2014

A trailer has been released for writer/director Kate Barker-Froyland's romantic drama SONG ONE, starring Anne Hathaway and Johnny Flynn. The film hits theaters on January 23rd.

VIDEO: Anne Hathaway Talks Oscar Backlash; New Film SONG ONE
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 29, 2014

In an exclusive interview with MTV News Academy Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway spoke about her upcoming film SONG ONE as well as the internet backlash she experienced following her Oscar win

VIDEO: First Look - MUMFORD & SONS Reveal New Video for 'Babel'!
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 8, 2013

Mumford & Sons have revealed a brand new video for 'Babel'. The album, produced by Markus Dravs, was released ub September 2012 and debuted at number one on both the UK Albums Chart and the US Billboard 200. Check out the new video below!


Johnny Flynn Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Johnny Flynn been in?
Johnny Flynn has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Johnny Flynn been in?
Johnny Flynn has appeared on London's West End in 6 shows.

What was Johnny Flynn's first West End show?
Johnny Flynn's first West End show was Jerusalem which opened in 2011

What awards has Johnny Flynn been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Hangmen , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Hangmen , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Hangmen Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Hangmen and Best Performance In A Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for Jerusalem .

What awards has Johnny Flynn won?
Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Hangmen.