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He studied at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and made his professional acting debut with the lead role as Albert Narracott in the critically acclaimed West End play War Horse at the National Theatre in 2009.
In 2011, his breakthrough role as Jon Snow in the HBO epic fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011–2019) earned him international recognition and several awards, including a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor – Television Series Drama in 2019 and two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2016 and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2019.
Harington developed, produced and starred in the BBC drama series Gunpowder (2017) based around the leading role of his ancestor Robert Catesby in the Gunpowder plot. His film roles include the historical romance film Pompeii (2014) and the British period drama Testament of Youth (2014). He also voiced Eret in the How to Train Your Dragon film series.
Harington was cast as Dane Whitman in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Eternals, which was released in November 2021.

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West End Revival Production, 2016

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West End Transfer, 2009
Albert Narracott

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The Jamie Lloyd Company Splits From ATG

Jamie Lloyd has announced that The Jamie Lloyd Company is now a fully independent production company, following his successful 10-year partnership with Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG).

Cast Revealed For FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS at the Riverside Studios

The full cast has been announced to join Olivier Award-winning stage legend Jenna Russell in the London premiere of the musical FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS this autumn.

Jenna Russell Will Lead FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS at Riverside Studios This Year

Olivier-Award winning stage legend Jenna Russell will star as ‘Ada Harris’ in the London premiere of the musical FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS this autumn, directed by Bronagh Lagan.

Cast Revealed For Schools' Tour Of William Shakespeare's HENRY V

The cast has been revealed for the Donmar LOCAL schools' tour of William Shakespeare's Henry V, directed by the Donmar's former Resident Assistant Director Dadiow Lin.

Liz Kingsman's ONE WOMAN SHOW Will Come to New York This Summer; Watch an All New Trailer!

2023 Olivier Award nominee Liz Kingsman will make her New York stage debut this summer, with the U.S. Premiere of her acclaimed solo play, ONE WOMAN SHOW. Check out an all new trailer for the show, starring Kit Harington, here!

Keira Knightley, Kit Harington and More Join MY GRANDPARENTS' WAR Season Two on PBS

Kit Harington (Game of Thrones), Keira Knightley (Atonement, Pride and Prejudice), Toby Jones (Captain America) and Emeli Sandé (“Next to Me,” “Our Version of Events”) each host an episode that explores their family’s unique stories.

MY GRANDPARENTS WAR Season 2 Premieres on PBS in April

Kit Harington (Game of Thrones), Keira Knightley (Atonement, Pride and Prejudice), Toby Jones (Captain America) and Emeli Sandé (“Next to Me,” “Our Version of Events”) each host an episode that explores their family’s unique stories.

Ambassador Theatre Group Announces Exclusive Partnership With J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Live

Ambassador Theatre Group has announced an exclusive three-year partnership with the newly formed Bad Robot Live, the theatre division of J.J. Abrams's Bad Robot Productions.

Paul Shaffer and the World's Most Dangerous Band Return to THE TONIGHT SHOW Tonight

Paul Shaffer, former “Late Night” bandleader and his longtime backing band are returning to 30 Rock to sub in for The Roots. The occasion marks Shaffer’s return to late night after serving as bandleader for David Letterman for over 30 years. Kit Harington and Tyler James Williams will also appear during tonight’s episode.      

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Becomes Fastest Selling Play To Date in Any Ambassador Theatre Group Venue

Following unprecedented demand, tickets for all existing performances of Streetcar have now sold out for the run at the Phoenix Theatre from 20 March to 29 April 2023.

Michael Longhurst to Step Down as Artistic Director of the Donmar Warehouse

After five years in the role, Michael Longhurst has announced that he will step down as Artistic Director of The Donmar Warehouse when his contract ends in February 2024.

PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre

Jodie Comer will make her highly anticipated Broadway debut in the US premiere of Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller. Prima Facie opens on Sunday, April 23, 2023 at the Golden Theatre. Previews begin on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

Review: LETTERS LIVE, Royal Albert Hall

Letters Live is a simple concept: some famous people reading out a variety of letters. But it is so much more than that. In a time when people click a button rather than pick up a pen, the event not only highlights excellent performances, but also the power that letters can hold.

Kit Harrington Stars In National Theatre's HENRY V Screening At Ridgefield Playhouse, September 24

Has House of the Dragon got you missing the original Game of Thrones series? Come watch Kit Harrington on the big screen of The Ridgefield Playhouse when he stars in Shakespeare's Henry V from National Theatre in HD.

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Cast of THE TEMPEST

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for a new production of The Tempest running this summer from 22 July - 22 October, directed by Sean Holmes. Shakespeare's tumultuous tale of reckoning and redemption will be brought to life by the Globe Ensemble, who have been thrilling audiences in the critically acclaimed season opening production of Much Ado About Nothing which runs until 23 October.

'Killing Eve' Star Jodie Comer Will Make Broadway Debut in PRIMA FACIE

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.

Hammer Theatre Center to Present National Theatre Live Screening of HENRY V Starring Kit Harington

Hammer Theatre Center will continue its National Theatre Live (NT Live) series with a screening of William Shakespeare’s thrilling Henry V, starring Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) and directed by Max Webster (Life of Pi).

Tom Felton, Kit Harington, Keala Settle and More Join the Lineup For the 2022 Olivier Awards

With under a week to go until the Olivier Awards 2022 with Mastercard, details have been revealed for British theatre's most prestigious and glamorous night, including the star-studded list of award presenters and performances, and how people can buy tickets or tune in at home to be part of this spectacular celebration of London's world-leading theatre.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For NT Live's Broadcast of HENRY V From The Donmar Warehouse With Kit Harington

The National Theatre have today released the trailer for the upcoming NT Live broadcast of Henry V filmed live on stage at the Donmar Warehouse. Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare's thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power.

Cast Announced for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast and company for Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Lucy Bailey. This will be performed by the Globe Ensemble who will be returning for The Tempest on 22 July.


Kit Harington has not appeared on Broadway.

Kit Harington has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

Kit Harington's first West End show was War Horse which opened in 2009

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