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Luke Thompson

 
Bio:
Luke Thompson is an English actor. He made his debut in theatre, earning Evening Standard and Ian Charleson Award nominations. His West End credits include King Lear, Hamlet, and Oresteia. His television roles include Benedict Bridgerton in the Netflix drama Bridgerton and Simon in the BBC One ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Luke Thompson is an English actor. He made his debut in theatre, earning Evening Standard and Ian Charleson Award nominations. His West End credits include King Lear, Hamlet, and Oresteia. His television roles include Benedict Bridgerton in the Netflix drama Bridgerton and Simon in the BBC One ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Chichester Festival Theatre West End Revival, 2018
Edgar
  [West End]
Almeida Theatre Production, 2017
Laertes
  [West End]
West End Production, 2017
Laertes [Replacement]
  [West End]
Almeida West End Transfer Production, 2015
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Chichester Festival Theatre West End Revival, 2018
Edgar

  [West End]
Almeida Theatre Production, 2017
Laertes

  [West End]
West End Production, 2017
Laertes [Replacement]

  [West End]
Almeida West End Transfer Production, 2015
Performer

Luke Thompson Biography

Luke Thompson is an English actor. He made his debut in theatre, earning Evening Standard and Ian Charleson Award nominations. His West End credits include King Lear, Hamlet, and Oresteia. His television roles include Benedict Bridgerton in the Netflix drama Bridgerton and Simon in the BBC One series In The Club.

Luke Thompson Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Newcomer
Luke ThompsonA Midsummer Night's Dream

Luke Thompson News

BRIDGERTON Cast Member to Judge New Writing Award at Edinburgh Fringe Photo BRIDGERTON Cast Member to Judge New Writing Award at Edinburgh Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2022

Popcorn Group have announced this year’s incredible judging committee along with their longlist of brave and imaginative new plays for the Popcorn Writing Award. Partnering for the first time with BBC Writersroom, Popcorn offers a prize fund of £6,000. 

Original Theatre and Riverside Studios Present ORIGINALS: Three Award-Winning Plays W Photo Original Theatre and Riverside Studios Present ORIGINALS: Three Award-Winning Plays With Star-Studded Casts, Available On Demand
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2022

Original Theatre and Riverside Studios are delighted to present Originals online on demand, featuring the world première play-readings of Tikkun Olam by Teunkie Van Der Sluij, The Fall by Drew Hewitt, and Miles by Eilidh Nurse – the winners of Original Theatre Company's Originals Playwriting Award. 

Original Theatre Company Announces Cast For The Shortlisted Scripts For The Originals Photo Original Theatre Company Announces Cast For The Shortlisted Scripts For The Originals Playwriting Award 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

Original Theatre Company today announces the all-star cast for the script-in-hand performances from the three shortlisted plays for the Originals Playwriting Award.

BRIDGERTON Season Two Soundtrack Sets Release Photo BRIDGERTON Season Two Soundtrack Sets Release
by Michael Major - Mar 21, 2022

Kris Bowers reimagines Madonna’s “Material Girl” and “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham,” a Jatin-Lalit/Lata Mangeshkar song from the hit 2001 Bollywood film of the same name. Duomo offers fresh takes of Alanis Morissette’s “You Oughta Know” and P!nk’s “What About Us.” Hannah V & Joe Rodwell, Steve Horner and Midnite String Quartet also contribute.

Timberlake Wertenbaker, Travis Alabanza and Amy Trigg Join BURN IT DOWN at Stratford  Photo Timberlake Wertenbaker, Travis Alabanza and Amy Trigg Join BURN IT DOWN at Stratford East
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022

Theatre Royal Stratford East announces the line-up of writers and directors for BURN IT DOWN, a series of six newly commissioned script-in-hand performances about urgent political issues. Each short play will be a stand-alone scrutiny, calling out injustice and interrogating the systems that wield power.

VIDEO: Netflix Releases First Look at BRIDGERTON Season Two Photo VIDEO: Netflix Releases First Look at BRIDGERTON Season Two
by Michael Major - Feb 14, 2022

From Shondaland and Creator Chris Van Dusen, the second season of Bridgerton follows Lord Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey), the eldest Bridgerton sibling and Viscount, as he sets out to find a suitable wife. Watch the teaser trailer for the highly-anticipated second season now!

PHOTOS: Netflix Shares First Look at BRIDGERTON Season Two Photo PHOTOS: Netflix Shares First Look at BRIDGERTON Season Two
by Michael Major - Jan 19, 2022

From Creator Chris Van Dusen, the second season of Bridgerton follows Lord Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey), the eldest Bridgerton sibling and Viscount, as he sets out to find a suitable wife. The cast also includes Charithra Chandran, Nicola Coughlan, Adjoa Andoh, Lorraine Ashbourne, Harriet Cains, Bessie Carter, Shelley Conn, and more.

VIDEO: Bridgerton Season 2 Gets Premiere Date; Plot Tease Photo VIDEO: Bridgerton Season 2 Gets Premiere Date; Plot Tease
by Robert Diamond - Dec 25, 2021

Bridgerton premiered one year ago today – Happy Anniversary, dear readers. To commemorate the occasion, Lady Whistledown has gotten her readers a very special gift: Bridgerton Season 2 shall premiere on March 25th, 2022, only on Netflix.

Eddie Redmayne, Michaela Coel and More Appeal for Donations to Help Struggling Theatr Photo Eddie Redmayne, Michaela Coel and More Appeal for Donations to Help Struggling Theatre Workers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2021

A host of top performers and theatre makers have lent their support to a campaign for the Theatre Artists Fund, in the lead-up to the 16 March anniversary of UK theatres closing due to the pandemic.

BRIDGERTON Renewed for Season Two Photo BRIDGERTON Renewed for Season Two
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 21, 2021

Netflix's recent hit, 'Bridgerton,' has been officially renewed for a second season! 

Luke Thompson Videos

VIDEO: Bridgerton Season 2 Gets Premiere Date; Plot Tease VideoVIDEO: Bridgerton Season 2 Gets Premiere Date; Plot Tease
by Robert Diamond - Dec 25, 2021

Bridgerton premiered one year ago today – Happy Anniversary, dear readers. To commemorate the occasion, Lady Whistledown has gotten her readers a very special gift: Bridgerton Season 2 shall premiere on March 25th, 2022, only on Netflix.

BWW TV: Watch Andrew Scott, Jessica Brown Findlay & More Discuss HAMLET
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 14, 2017

Following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Olivier Award-winning director Robert Icke's new production of Hamlet is now playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London's West End in a limited season until 2 September.


Luke Thompson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Luke Thompson been in?
Luke Thompson has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Luke Thompson been in?
Luke Thompson has appeared on London's West End in 4 shows.

What was Luke Thompson's first West End show?
Luke Thompson's first West End show was Oresteia which opened in 2015

What awards has Luke Thompson been nominated for?
Outstanding Newcomer (Helen Hayes Awards) for A Midsummer Night's Dream .