Thomas Morrison (actor)

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Thomas Morrison
Born Thomas Morrison
(1983-01-01) 1 January 1983 (age 31)
Burnley, Lancashire, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 2003–present

Thomas Morrison (born 1 January 1983 In Burnley, Lancashire) is an English actor. He has performed in theatre, TV and film. Best known perhaps for his appearances in On the Shore of the Wide World and as Scripps in Cast B and C of Alan Bennett's The History Boys. working alongside Steven Webb and Matt Smith.


Thomas was born in Burnley, Lancashire and attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London for three years. After his graduation Thomas immediately landed the part of Danny Holden in the BBC Television Drama Blackpool, In 2011 - 2012 Thomas Morrison appeared in the ITV Television Drama Monroe as Lee Bradley the bed porter.


Thomas Morrison gained his first television role in BBC One's Blackpool before stepping into theatre. His first appearances include Kes and On the Shore of the Wide World at the Royal Exchange, Manchester before then moving with the latter to the National Theatre and then featuring as Scripps in Alan Bennett's The History Boys in Casts B and C. All three of his first theatre productions he appeared alongside co-star Steven Webb.

His latest ventures include appearing in a small role in Sky One's adaptation of Terry Pratchett's The Colour of Magic in the same scene as Terry Pratchett himself; as well as playing Hooper in the 2008 film adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited.

Awards and recognition[edit]

2006 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play: Cast member of On the Shore of the Wide World

2004 Royal Television Society Network Newcomer – On Screen, Nominee [1]



Title Role Theatre Performance Dates
The Dybbuk 2nd Batlon / 1st Student King's Head Theatre, London January 2008 – February 2008
Alaska Chris Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, London May 2007 – June 2007
The History Boys Scripps Wyndham's Theatre, London (West End) December 2006 – April 2007
UK Tour August 2006 – November 2006
National Theatre, London September 2005 – January 2006
On the Shore of the Wide World Alex Holmes National Theatre, London May 2005 – August 2005
Royal Exchange, Manchester April 2005 – May 2005
Kes Tibbut Royal Exchange, Manchester September 2004 –October 2004


Programme Title (Episodes) Role Channel/Broadcaster Original Air Date
The 7.39 Martin Dawson BBC One January 2014
Monroe Lee Bradley ITV March 2011 - November 2012
Any Human Heart Young Vicar Channel 4 November - December 2010
The Colour of Magic Dim Student Sky One March 2008
Doctors (Ep 151 : Series 9) Duncan Brookfield BBC One December 2007
The Bill (Ep 55 : Series 22) Peter Hanley ITV1 August 2006
Holby City (Ep 23 : Series 7) Bradley Johnson BBC One March 2005
Blackpool Danny Holden BBC One November 2004 – December 2004


Film Title Role Release Date
Brideshead Revisited Hooper 2008


  1. ^ RTS Programme Awards 2004. Royal Television Society

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