Daniel Brocklebank

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Daniel Brocklebank
Born (1979-12-21) 21 December 1979 (age 38)
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Occupation Actor
Years active 1994–present
Known for Coronation Street (2014–)
Partner(s) Stuart Hatton (2017–)

Daniel Brocklebank (born 21 December 1979) is an English actor. He received a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in the multi-award–winning movie Shakespeare in Love. He also received the Best Actor Award at LesGaiCineMad International Film Festival for his role in Release.


From 1994 onwards, Brocklebank has starred in various TV programmes such as Down to Earth (BBC), Born and Bred (BBC), Ed Stone is Dead (BBC 3/Channel 4), Casualty (BBC), The Bill (ITV) and played Ivan Jones in ITV's Emmerdale between the beginning of 2005 to the end of 2006. Other TV credits include: The Crazy World of Captain Llama, Fair City, Doctors and Waterloo Road.

Brocklebank's other films include: The Hole starring opposite Keira Knightley and Thora Birch, The Hours opposite Meryl Streep, Another Life opposite Imelda Staunton and Tom Wilkinson, Merlin opposite Sam Neill and Helena Bonham Carter, The Devil's Arithmetic opposite Kirsten Dunst and Brittany Murphy, produced by Dustin Hoffman and The Criminal with Eddie Izzard.

Brocklebank has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company in productions of As You Like It playing Silvius, Chiron inTitus Andronicus, Rowland in The Tamer Tamed and Ralph in Lord of the Flies. His other theatre credits include: Martin Von Heilmann in The Curse of the Werewolf at London's Union Theatre, John Rutherford in Rutherford and Son at Manchester's Royal Exchange, and John Honyman in Cressida, directed by Nicholas Hytner for the Almeida Theatre in London's West End.

Amongst other projects in 2008, Brocklebank starred in One Night In November, a new play by Alan Pollock directed by Hamish Glenn at the Belgrade Theatre, and in Big Love at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, directed by Selina Cartmell.

In 2009, Brocklebank played Brother Jasper and Kaisa in His Dark Materials, a co-production between the Birmingham Rep and the West Yorkshire Playhouse directed by Rachel Kavanaugh and Sarah Esdaile. In 2009 Brocklebank completed filming Release, a British feature film, written by Christian Martin and Darren Flaxstone of FAQ's LTD in which he plays the lead role of Father Jack Gillie.

In 2010, Brocklebank starred in one of three new dark tales Little Deaths directed by Andrew Parkinson, whose previous projects include I, Zombie, Dead Creatures and Venus Drowning. He also[when?] completed Age Of Heroes, in which he plays Sergeant Hamilton, a small role, opposite Danny Dyer and Sean Bean.

In December 2014, Brocklebank joined the cast of Coronation Street, as Billy Mayhew, the new vicar at Emily Bishop's parish, St. Mary's and began dating barman Sean Tully.[1] He also appears as Carl Saunders in the second (2014) and third (2015) series of the BBC's WPC 56 involved with Inspector Briggs, "Admiral" a movie where Daniel plays opposite Charles Dance, "Soft Lad" a movie written and directed by Leon Lopez and "Native" and Sci-Fi movie playing opposite Rupert Graves. Ellie Kendrick

Personal life[edit]

Brocklebank is currently in a relationship with Stuart Hatton. They entered into a relationship after meeting in Sweden at Stockholm Pride in August 2017. Has a daughter called Connie. [2][3]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "New love for Sean | News | Coronation Street". ITV. 2014-09-24. Retrieved 2018-08-16. 
  2. ^ "Coronation Street star Daniel Brocklebank out with new love at Manchester charity ball". Manchester Evening News. 2017-11-19. Retrieved 2018-08-16. 
  3. ^ Anderton, Joe. "Coronation Street's Daniel Brocklebank reveals he's loved up with a new man". Digitalspy.com. Retrieved 2018-08-16. 
  4. ^ http://release-movie.co.uk/
  5. ^ (in Dutch) Michiel de Ruyter (2015), Film Totaal. Retrieved on 30 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Soft Lad [DVD]: Amazon.co.uk: Daniel Brocklebank, Suzanne Collins, Jonny Labey, Leon Lopez: DVD & Blu-ray". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-08-16. 

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