Ashley Knight

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Ashley Knight
Born 19 August 1959 (1959-08-19) (age 57)
Sutton, Surrey, England, UK
Nationality English
Occupation Actor and Jazz Pianist

Ashley Knight (19 August 1959 in Sutton, Surrey, UK) is an actor notable for child roles including Young Claudius in I Claudius; Jim Hawkins in Treasure Island,[1] and Ken in Metal Mickey.[2]

In 1983 he starred in Summer's Awakening as one of three schoolboy friends spending a holiday in Norfolk following their o-levels.[3]

By August 2009 Knight was appearing at the Liverpool Empire, as Cogsworth the clock in the musical, Beauty and the Beast.[4]

He played the role of Louis in I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical at the London Palladium. The show, written by Harry Hill, closed on 10 May 2014.


  1. ^ The Guardian, TV; 15 October 1977
  2. ^ The Guardian, SATURDAY: BBC-1, 6 September 1980
  3. ^ The Observer; TODAY'S TV, 10 April 1983
  4. ^ Daily Post, MUSICAL Beauty and the Beast/ Liverpool Empire, 12 August 2009