Steven Webb

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Steven Webb
Born (1984-11-08) 8 November 1984 (age 29)
Wirral, Cheshire, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1993–present

Steven Webb (born 8 November 1984) is an English actor who has been performing in theatre, television and film from the age of eight.[1] Webb was born in Wirral, near Liverpool in the UK.

Career[edit]

After taking over the lead role in Oliver! at the London Palladium at age 10, Webb enrolled at Sylvia Young Theatre School.[1] His most notable work includes appearing as Posner in the second casting of Alan Bennett’s The History Boys. He also appeared in the BBC series The Magician's House which features actors such as Katie Stuart, Ian Richardson, Stephen Fry and Jennifer Saunders. He appeared as a child dancer alongside Michael Jackson during the 1996 Brit Awards; getting knocked off stage and cracking a rib when Jarvis Cocker came on.[1] He has also appeared in the ITV drama series, Bad Girls (2001, 2006) in which he played David Saunders, son of inmate, Julie Saunders.

Awards and recognition[edit]

Work[edit]

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Role Venue
1993 Twopence to Cross the Mersey Helen Forrester’s Son Liverpool Empire Theatre
1994 Scrooge Tiny Tim
Her Benny Little Willy
1995 Oliver! Oliver Twist London Palladium
1999 Hogarth Young Hogarth Bridewell Theatre, London
2002 Dark Of The Moon Bill Summney The King's Head Theatre
2003 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Francis Flute/Mustard Seed Crucible Theatre
The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek Dalton Change Southwark Playhouse
2004 Kes MacDowall
2005 On the Shore of the Wide World Christopher Holmes NT/ Royal Exchange Manchester
2005–2007 The History Boys Posner NT/ UK tour & West End
2006 The Maids Solange Etcetera Theatre, London
2007 Christmas in New York (showcase) Performer Lyric Theatre, London
2007–2008 Chatroom/Citizenship Jim/Stephen NT/ UK tour & Hong Kong
2008 Sons of York Mark Finborough Theatre
Sh*t-M*x Bent Ben Trafalgar Studios
The Long Road Joe Soho Theatre
2009 Public Property Jamie Trafalgar Studios, London
2010 Departure Lounge Ross Waterloo East Theatre, London
2010/11 Dick Whittington and his cat Dick Whittington Lyric Hammersmith
2011 Lakeboat Dale Arcola Theatre, London
2011 Betwixt! the Musical Cooper Trafalgar Studios, London
2011/2012 Aladdin Wishy Washy Lyric Theatre (Hammersmith), London
2012 Cinderella Buttons Lyric Theatre (Hammersmith), London

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Format
1995 Sometime Never Thomas TV series
1997 Goodnight Sweetheart School Boy 1 episode
Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson’s... Ep 3 : Series 2
The Adventures of Paddington Bear Jonathan Brown (voice) TV series
1998 Julia Jekyll and Harriet Hyde Edward Knickers Series 3
1999 Heart of Gold Ben
The Magician's House William Constant minseries
Wives & Daughters William Goodenough miniseries
2000 The Magician's House II William Constant miniseries
Take a Girl Like You Craig TV film
2001 Holby City Jamie Newman (Ep 12 : Series 3)
Peak Practice Kurt (Ep 13 : Series 11)
2001, 2006 Bad Girls David Saunders (Series 3 & 8)
2002 15 Storeys High Dean (Ep 4 : Series 1)
2003 Loving You (a.k.a. The Rainbow Room) Justin TV film
The Bill Justin (Ep 43 : Series 19)
2004 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Daniel Brooks (Ep 3 : Series 3)
2005 Mr. Harvey Lights a Candle Dave Miller TV film
2006 After Sun Stuart TV film
2009 Doctors Harry Wylie Series 11, Episodes 109, 161 & 162.
2010 The Inbetweeners Alastair Series 3, Episode 1.
2013 Miranda Travel Agent Series 3, Episode 6.

Audio[edit]

Title Role Channel/Broadcaster Original Air Date
The Accountant of Solyanka Square Victor BBC Radio 4 May 2008
Peter Pan in Scarlet Slightly BBC Radio 4 Oct 2006
Another Country Devenish BBC Radio 4 2006
The Luke Reports III Daniel/Timon 2003
Just Prose
Stalingrad Kiss young Valentin BBC Radio 2003
Ah, Wilderness! Richard 2003
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Eustace Scrubb 2001–2002
The Silver Chair Eustace Scrubb 2001–2002
The Last Battle Eustace Scrubb 2001–2002
To Sir With Love
The Arab-Israeli Cookbook
Phaeton
The Subtle Knife Will Parry BBC 1999
Tales From The Bog End Road BBC Radio 4 1996
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning BBC Radio 4 1995
Winnie The Pooh Christopher Robin

Film[edit]

Title Role Release Date
House Of Boys Angelo 2010
Nobody’s Perfect Jason 2004
To Kill a King Boy at Naseby 2003
Princess and the Pea Prince Rollo 2002
Thou Shalt Not Kill (Mord in Blitzlicht) Daniel/Micheal ? 2000
Anything’s Possible Phillip 1999
Rewind Eric 1998
A Christmas Cracker Ben 1998
Veron’s Christmas Billy 1997
Norma’s First Date Myles 1997

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Fresh Face : Steven Webb | The History Boys | london.broadway.com[dead link]
  2. ^ "Past Winners and Nominees - Children's - Awards - The BAFTA site". Bafta.org. Retrieved 2012-11-09. 

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