Brendan Coyle stars in Mojo at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Yes, Brendan Coyle is war veteran valet John Bates in TV’s Downton Abbey, but his body of work on both screen and stage makes for an impressive bio.
His film work includes Noble, The Raven, Perrier’s Bounty, The Mark of Cain, Offside, The Jacket, Allegiance, Mapmaker, Conspiracy, I Could Read The Sky, The General, Soft Sand, Blue Sea, Tomorrow Never Dies, The Last Bus Home and Ailsa.
Brendan’s TV credits come to form a breathtaking television who’s who of great UK one-off and serial dramas including DCI Cockburn in Common Ground, Terry Starling in Starlings, Downton Abbey (of course!), Blue Murder, Inspector George Gently, Lark Rise to Candleford, Damage, Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act, The Good Samaritan, True Dare Kiss, Wedding Belles, Perfect Parents, Soundproof, The Commander: Blacklight, Jericho, Shameless, The Ghost Squad, Amnesia, North and South, Omagh, Single, Waking the Dead, Rockface, Rebel Heart, The Bombmaker, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, McCready and Daughter, Paths to Freedom, Silent Witness, Thief Takers and The Glass Virgin.
On stage he has worked for directors including Matthew Warchus, Howard Davies, Ian Rickson and Stephen Daldry, with work including The Bear, A Chain Play II, The Late Henry Moss, Buried Child, The Dead Eyed Boy, Battle Royal, The Weir, The Silver Tassle, The Changing Room, The Plough & The Stars, A Long Song For Ulster, September Tide, Elegies to Angels, Punks & Raving Queens, Philadelphia Here I Come, Pygmies in the Ruins, Playboy of the Western World, All Souls Night and Ragged Trousers.
Brendan Coyle stars in Jez Butterworth’s award-winning play Mojo, directed by Ian Rickson, at the Harold Pinter Theatre this autumn.