Jason Watkins stars in Frozen at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
BAFTA award-winning and Olivier Award-nominated stage, film and television actor Jason Watkins will star in Bryony Lavery’s award-winning play Frozen, directed by Jonathan Munby.
Watkins will play Ralph, a serial-killer responsible for the death of a young girl. The psychological drama follows the girl’s mother, Ralph and his psychiatrist Agnetha as they try to make sense of his unimaginable act.
The production also stars Suranne Jones (Doctor Foster, Scott & Bailey) and Nina Sosanya (W1A, Last Tango in Halifax).
Jason Watkins is probably best known for playing ‘Gavin Strong’ in Sky 1 comedy series Trollied, as well as ‘Simon Harwood’ in the popular BBC comedy W1A and vampire leader in BBC supernatural comedy-drama Being Human.
He won the Best Actor at the 2015 BAFTA Television Awards for his performance in the title role in acclaimed drama The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies.
His extensive television also work includes Line of Duty, Inside No9, The Hollow Crown, Are You Being Served TV Special, Miranda, Doctor Who and Hotel Babylon
A graduate of RADA Jason Watkins has appeared in over 70 plays and was nominated for an Olivier Award in 2001 for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in A Servant To Two Masters for the RSC/Young Vic production in the West End.
Recent theatre includes The Late Henry Moss by the late Sam Shepard at the Almeida Theatre and A Farewell to the Theatre at the Hampstead Theatre.
Film credits include Hampstead opposite Diane Keaton, Gordon Shakespeare in the Nativity! ﬁlm series and future releases, The Children Act with Emma Thompson and The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, directed by Terry Gilliam.
Frozen will run from 9 February 2018 until 5 May 2018 at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.