Filmography

TELEVISION

2024 Wolf Hall: The Mirror and the Light – King Henry VIII

2022 A Spy Among Friends – Nicholas Elliott

2016-2021, 2023 Billions – Bobby “Axe” Axelrod

2015 Wolf Hall – Henry VIII

2011-14 Homeland – Nicholas Brody

2013 The Vicar of Dibley: Comic Relief Special – Anglican Priest

2011 Stolen – Anthony Carter

2007-09 Life – Charlie Crews

2009 Phineas and Ferb (animation) – Agent Double 0-0

2006 Confessions of a Diary Secretary – Tony Blair

2006 Friends and Crocodiles – Paul Reynolds

2005 Much Ado About Nothing – Benedick

2005 Colditz – Nicholas McGrade

2003 Posh and Beck’s Big Impression – Simon Fuller

2003 The Forsyte Saga: Series 2 – Soames Forsyte

2002 Jeffrey Archer: The Truth – Jeffrey Archer

2002 The Forsyte Saga: Series 1 – Soames Forsyte

2001 Band of Brothers – Richard “Dick” Winters

2000 Hearts and Bones – Mark Rose

2000 Life Force – Kurt Glemser

1999 Warriors – Lt. Neil Loughrey

1996 A Touch of Frost: Deep Waters – Adam Weston

1995 Agatha Christie’s Poirot: Hickory Dickory Dock – Leonard Bateson

1993 Rik Mayall Presents: Mickey Love – Clive

 

OTHER TELEVISION

2023 Music Box – Performer

2023 BAFTA Television Awards – Nominee and Presenter

2023 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – Guest

2022 Soccer Aid TV Special – Performer

2022 Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration – Guest Host

2020 Have I Got News For You – Guest Host

2020 Variety Studio: Actors on Actors – Guest

2020 BBC Breakfast (for FeedNHS) – Guest

2020 Good Morning Britain (for FeedNHS) – Guest

2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards – CoHost

2019 LIVE Kelly and Ryan – Guest

2019 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – Guest

2019 CBS This Morning – Guest

2018 BAFTA LA’s Britannia Awards – Recipient

2018 The Late Late Show with James Corden, London Special – Guest

2018 Soccer Aid TV Special – Performer

2018 BBC’s The One Show – Guest

2018 Good Morning Britain – Guest

2018 NBC’s Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist – Guest

2018 The Today Show – Guest

2018 BRIT Awards – Presenter

2017 Game4Grenfell TV Special – Performer

2017 CBS News Sunday Morning – Guest

2017 Late Night with Seth Meyers – Guest

2016 LIVE! with Kelly – Guest

2016 CBS This Morning – Guest

2016 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – Guest

2016 The Today Show – Guest

2016 26th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards – Presenter

2016 44th Annual International Emmy Awards – Presenter

2016 SAG Foundation Conversations – Interviewee

2016 Top Gear – Special Guest

2016 Artsnight – Interviewee

2016 The 73rd Golden Globe Awards – Nominee

2015 The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards – Nominee

2015 CBS This Morning – Guest

2014 Conan – Guest

2014 CBeebies Bedtime Stories:I Got a Crocodile – Reader

2014 CBeebies Bedtime Stories:Peace at Last – Reader

2014 Have I Got News For You – Guest Host

2013 The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards – Nominee

2013 The 70th Golden Globe Awards – Nominee

2013 LIVE! with Kelly – Guest

2013 Good Morning America – Guest

2013 BAFTA TV Awards – Presenter

2013 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards – Presenter

2013 Arqiva British Academy Television Awards – Presenter

2013 Evening Standard Theatre Awards – Host

2013 Charlie Rose – Guest

2013 CBeebies Bedtime Stories:Too Small for My Big Bed – Reader

2013 CBeebies Bedtime Stories:The Baby in the Hat – Reader

2013 CBeebies Bedtime Stories: Monty and Milli The Totally Amazing Magic Trick – Reader

2013 Top Gear – Special Guest

2012 The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards – Nominee

2012 The 69th Golden Globe Awards – Nominee

2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live – Guest

2012 The Jonathan Ross Show – Guest

2012 The View – Guest

2012 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – Guest

2012 Evening Standard Theatre Awards – Presentor

2012 Have I Got News For You – Guest Host

2012 Speakeasy: With Paul F. Tompkins – Performer

2012 Tavis Smiley – Guest

2012 The Graham Norton Show – Guest

2012 Michael Douglas & Friends Celebrity Golf Tournament – Performer

2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – Guest

2011 BBC News: Five Minutes With… – Guest

2011 BAFTA Television Awards – Presenter

2011 Breakfast – Guest

2011 Daybreak – Guest

2010 Have I Got News For You – Guest Host

2010 Soccer Aid TV Special – Performer

2009 Have I Got News For You – Guest Host

2007 4th Irish Film and Television Awards – Presenter

2007 Entertainment Tonight – Interviewee

2006 Have I Got News For You – Guest Host

2006 All Star Cup TV Special – Performer

2006 GMTV – Guest

2005 Breakfast – Guest

2005 The Daily Politics – Guest

2005 This Morning – Guest

2005 Richard & Judy – Guest

2003 Essential Poems For Christmas – Performer

2003 Parkinson – Guest

2001 Breakfast – Guest

 

FILM

2024 The Radleys – Peter Radley and Uncle Will Radley

2022 Keane (re-release in USA) – William Keane

2020 Dream Horse – Tax Accountant/Advisor Howard Davies

2019 Run This Town – Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

2019 Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood – Steve McQueen

2016 Our Kind of Traitor – Hector Meredith

2015 Bill – Sir Richard Hawkins

2015 Queen of the Desert – Charles Doughty-Wylie

2014 The Silent Storm – Balor

2012 Romeo and Juliet – Lord Capulet

2012 The Sweeney – Frank Haskins

2011 Will – Gareth

2011 Your Highness – Boremont

2007 The Escapist – Rizza

2007 The Baker (aka Assassin in Love) – Milo Shakespeare

2006 Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker – Yassen Gregorovich

2006 The Situation – Dan Murphy

2005 Chromophobia – Marcus Aylesbury

2005 An Unfinished Life – Gary Winston

2004 Brides – Norman Harris

2004 Keane – William Keane

2003 Dreamcatcher – Gary “Jonesy” Jones

1997 Robinson Crusoe – Patrick Connor

 

DOCUMENTARY 

2019 Damian Lewis: Spy Wars – Host Reporter/Narrator

2015 Sports Life Stories: The John Barnes Story – Self (age 13-14)

2013 Les Coulisses des Golden Globes – Performer

2012 Dick Winters: Hang Tough – Narrator

2007 The Best of Masterpiece Theatre – Participant

2007 The 50 Greatest Television Dramas – Participant 

2006 Bolivia for Sale – Host Reporter/Narrator

2001 The Making of ‘Band of Brothers’ – Performer

 

SHORT

2013 Desire – Clark

2002 The Script – Anthony’s Boss

1996 The Ill – Mac

 

THEATRE

2023 London Calling! – various

2022 Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends Gala – Self (Wolf and Maid)

2021 Lift Me Up I Am Dying (virtual) – Poet Percy Bysshe Shelley

2020 Sophocles’ Ajax and Philoctetes UK (Theater of War Productions via Zoom) – Philoctetes

2020 The Oedipus Project UK (Theater of War Productions via Zoom) – Oedipus the King

2019 Whodunnit [Unrehearsed] – Inspector/Sleuth

2017 The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? – Martin Gray

2015 American Buffalo – Walter “Teach” Cole

2009-10 The Misanthrope – Alceste

2005-06 Pillars of the Community – Karsten Bernick

2003-04 Five Gold Rings – Daniel

2001 The Varieties of Religious Experience – Richard Kane

1998 Into the Woods – Prince/Wolf

1998 More Words – Performer

1997/98 Cymbeline – Posthumus

1996/97 Little Eyolf – Borghejm

1996/98 Much Ado About Nothing – Don John

1996 The Devil is an Ass – Wittipol

1995 Hamlet – Laertes

1994 Hamlet – Hamlet

1994 School for Wives – Horace

1994 Romeo and Juliet – Romeo

1993 Rope – Wyndham Brandon

MISC. VIRTUAL EVENTS

2022 National Theatre Talks: A Poet for Every Day of the Year Live Broadcast – Reader

2021 The Reason I Jump – Discussion Moderator

RADIO/PODCASTS

2023 The Blues Show with Cerys Matthews, BBC Radio 2 – Music Guest

2023 BBC Radio 6 Music – Music Guest

2023 Bandwidth Conversations Podcast – Music Guest

2023 Jazz FM Festive: A Blues and Swing Special – Guest Disc Jockey

2022 Stage Door Johnny Podcast: Act I and Act II – Music Guest

2021 Band of Brothers Podcast, Episode 10 – Guest

2021 Faction Talk on SiriusXM: The Bennington Show – Guest

2020 Planet Rock/Scala Radio for Prince’s Trust Day – Guest

2020 The Coronavirus Newscast Podcast (for FeedNHS) – Guest

2019 The Chris Evans Breakfast Show – Guest

2019 NPR’s Fresh Air – Guest

2019 The Moment with Brian Koppelman – Guest

2018 Sunday Sitdown with Willie Geist, Podcast Special – Guest

2017 BBC Radio 2 The Chris Evans Breakfast Show – Guest

2017 Chalke Valley History Hit Podcast – Guest

2017 Remote Controlled with Debra Birnbaum Podcast, episode 22 – Guest

2016 BBC Radio 4 Saturday Drama: The Reserve Rope – Edward Whymper

2016 BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw – Guest

2015 BBC Radio 4 Front Row – Guest

2014 BBC Radio 4 Desert Island Discs – Guest Castaway

2013 BBC Radio 5 Test Cricket Match Special, Lord’s v New Zealand – Guest

2013 BBC Radio 4 Saturday Drama: The Prince – Niccolo Machiavelli

2013 BBC Radio 4 Book at Bedtime: A Delicate Truth – Reader

2012 BBC Radio 4 Front Row – Guest

2012 BBC Radio Weekend Wogan – Guest

2012 Number 10: Series 5 – Simon Laity

2011 SiriusXM Radio Ron Bennington Interviews – Guest

2011 SiriusXM Radio Geektime! – Guest

2011 Kiss 108 Radio Show Matty in the Morning – Guest

2011 London’s Magic 105.4 FM – Guest

2011 Black Sky Radio – Guest

2010 Number 10: Series 4 – Simon Laity

2010 Giovanni’s Room – David

2009 Number 10: Series 3 – Simon Laity

2008 The Small Back Room – Sammy

2008 Josephine Hart Poetry – Programme Reader

2007 Insignificance – The Ballplayer

2007 My Cousin Rachel – Ambrose

2007 Agent Zigzag – All Roles

2007 Something Wrong About the Mouth – Gene Pew

2006 Beauty & Death

2006 The James Bond Stories – All Roles

2005 The Glittering Prizes – Donald Davidson

2003 Scarlet Pimpernel – All Roles

2000 Richard II – Bolingbroke

1999 Fire in the Heart – Charles

1998 The Golden Triangle – Various

1998 Life’s Little Ironies – Shadrach

 

OTHER VOICE WORK/AUDIOBOOKS/VIDEO SERIES

  

2019 This Is Your Country Now, Too: Gustav and Franziska – Trevor Chadwick

2019 Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year – Reader

2018 FIFA World Cup Official Film – Narrator

2017 George Orwell’s Talking Statue – Voice 

2017 Range Rover Velar: The Crafting of Simplicity – Narrator

2016 Charlie Rose Audiobook: A Conversation About Billions  – Guest

2016 W.B. Yeats Poetry: Words – Reader

2016 Shakespeare Solos: Julius Caesar – Marc Antony

2016 The Guardian Books Podcast: Our Kind of Traitor – Reader

2014 WordTheatre: Sunday Time EFG Short Story Award Selections, Vol. 1  – Reader

2014 Benjamin Britten’s Paul Bunyan, Touring Opera – Voice

2014 Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh – Reader

2014 The Love Book – Reader

2014 Charlie Rose Audiobook: Damian Lewis & Claire Danes – Guest

2013 Phantom Pain – Narrator

2013 Charlie Rose Audiobook: Damian Lewis – Guest

2012 Diamonds Are Forever – Reader

2011 Born To Learn – Narrator

2009 Keep On Running: 50 Years of Island Records – Narrator

2007 Split Second – Reader

2005 Soldier, Husband, Daughter, Dad – Narrator

1999 Hamlet – Laertes

1999 Timon of Athens – Alcibiades

1999 Two Gentlemen of Verona – Valentine

 

PRODUCER  

(in development) The Money Run – Flare Pictures Ltd.

(in development) Falling Stars – Flare Pictures Ltd.

2007 The Baker – Picture Farm Ltd.

2006 Normal for Norfolk – Picture Farm Ltd.

 

PRODUCTION COMPANIES

Thin Red Duke Ltd.
2023 – Album – Mission Creep
Sound recording and music publishing
Established September 26, 2022
Active

Ginger Biscuit Entertainment Ltd.
2022 – A Spy Among Friends – Co-Producer (MGM+ in USA, ITVX in UK)
Television programme production activities and motion picture production activities
Established September 30, 2021
Active

Red Current Pictures
Television programme production activities
Established August 10, 2020
Dissolved January 4, 2022

Rookery Productions Ltd.
2019 – Damian Lewis: Spy Wars (History Channel U.K., A&E Networks, Alaska TV)
Television programme production activities
Established September 24, 2018
Dissolved March 8, 2022

 

BOOKS

2022 Stars on the Tube: Who’s Famous at YOUR Station? – Caricature

2019 The Father Hood: Inspiration for the New Dad Generation – Quoted

2015 The Outstanding Actor: Seven Keys to Success – Foreword

 

ADVISOR

2019 Pure Grass Films

 

 

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