Pip Carter

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Pip Carter
Occupation Actor
Partner(s) Jessie Burton[citation needed]

Pip Carter is an English actor.


He attended Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School in Rochester, Kent. Before starting his professional career, Carter trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)[1] where he appeared in productions of The Cosmonaut's Last Message..., Platonov, In The Jungle of Cities, The Good Soldier and Assassins.


Carter's work in theatre includes: Present Laughter and The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other[2] at the National Theatre, London. He also appeared in Howard Brenton's new play, Never So Good at the National Theatre, London.,[3] David Hare's new play Gethsemane, also at the National Theatre,[4] for which he was nominated as Best Supporting Actor in a Play in the Whatsonstage Theatregoers Choice Awards[5] and in The White Guard at the National Theatre, London[6] and Joseph K at the Gate Theatre, London. He appeared in Nina Raine's Tiger Country at the Hampstead Theatre in early 2011[7] and from November 2011 to January 2012 as Edward Thomas in Nick Dear's biographical play The Dark Earth and the Light Sky.[8]


On television he has appeared in Party Animals (BBC Two) and John Adams (HBO). In 2011 he appeared as Wystan - the poet W. H. Auden - in BBC Two's drama Christopher and His Kind[9] about Christopher Isherwood's time in Berlin in the 30s. In 2014, he played Freddy Lagarde in Salting the Battlefield.


In film, he appeared in The Devil's Wedding.


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