Jamie Parker stars in Harry Potter and The Cursed Child.

JAMIE PARKER in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are DeadPrior to taking on his Olivier Award winning role in the world premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Jamie Parker was perhaps best known for playing Scrips in the award winning National Theatre production and film of Alan Bennett’s The History Boys.

Parker recently played Sky Masterson in the critically acclaimed West End transfer of Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of Guys and Dolls at the Savoy Theatre.

Prior to Guys and Dolls, he played Mike Connor in Maria Friedman’s production of High Society at the Old Vic and The Balladeer in Jamie Lloyd’s hit production of Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

Other theatre credits include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Theatre Royal Haymarket), The Gondoliers (Chichester Festival Theatre), Prince Hal in Henry IV Parts I&II and Henry V (Shakespeare’s Globe), Proof (Menier Chocolate Factory) andThe Revenger’s Tragedy (National Theatre).

Jamie’s television work includes Parade’s End, The Hour, Horne and Cordon, Maxwell, Silent Witness, Wire in the Blood and Foyle’s War, and his film credits include Le Weekend and the 2008 World War II thriller Valkyrie.

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child will run from 7 June 2016 at the Palace Theatre.

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