Daniel Weyman

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Daniel Weyman
Born1977 (age 42–43)

Daniel Weyman (born 1977) is an English actor.


He has appeared in stage productions such as Samuel West's Sheffield Crucible production of As You Like It (as Jaques[2]) and the Chichester Festival Theatre's production of David Edgar's The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. His portrayal of the title character earned him a nomination for 'Best Performance in a Play' at the 2006 TMA Awards.[3] He played Anitpholus of Syracuse in the Whatsonstage.com Awards Best Shakespearean Production nominated The Comedy of Errors at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park in 2010.[4] His work includes Kafka's Dick and King Lear at Theatre Royal, Bath, The Crucible directed by Tom Morris at the Bristol Old Vic (2015) and 4000 Days opposite Alistair McGowan at the Park Theatre (2016). He starred as Miles in Rex Pickett's adaptation of his own book, Sideways at the St James Theatre (2016) - the part made famous by Paul Giamatti in Alexander Payne's Oscar winning film adaptation of the same name. He earnt rave reviews starring opposite Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham in Daniel Kehlman's new play The Mentor directed by Laurence Boswell which transferred from the Ustinov Studio to the West End's Vaudeville Theatre (2018).[5][6][7]


Appearances include the 2005 Colditz and the BAFTA winning BBC drama Dunkirk. He played Matthew Cole in the 2004 "Midsomer Murders" episode The Straw Woman. He appeared in the award-winning Van Gogh: Painted with Words for the BBC in 2010. In 2013 he starred in Series 8 of Foyle's War for ITV playing Honeysuckle Weeks's on-screen husband, Adam Wainwright.[8] In 2013 he played Alec Legge in Agatha Christie's Dead Man's Folly again on ITV. This was the last episode ever filmed by David Suchet as Poirot although it was the penultimate episode to air.[9] In 2014 he reprised his role as Adam Wainwright in Series 9 of Foyle's War which was the last series produced.[10] In 2016, Daniel played Max Thorndyke in the BBC1 drama Silent Witness series 20. His character is the husband of regular character Clarissa Mullery (Liz Carr). The new storyline was very well received and Daniel returned in series 21. In 2018, Daniel appeared in Vera opposite Brenda Blethyn. He played Northumbrian park ranger Jim Briscoe. In 2020, he was cast in the Amazon Studios adaptation of The Lord of the Rings.[11]


He played Tom Jackson in his first lead cinema role in the film Just Inès (2010) and Arthur Havisham to Helena Bonham Carter's Miss Havisham in Mike Newell's film version of Great Expectations (2012). He has filmed scenes for Rupert Everett's film about Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince, and Amma Asante's World War II forbidden love story, Where Hands Touch.


He has guest starred in the Sapphire and Steel audio drama Perfect Day along with the Doctor Who audio drama The Butcher of Brisbane[12] and won the Audible Best Narrator of 2017 award.

He has worked extensively in radio, audiobook and voice over. His reading of Andy McNab's Meltdown was voted No.1 in The Independent's Top 10 Children's audiobooks[13] 2008. His reading of Young Sherlock Holmes: Death Cloud won a prestigious Best Audiobook of the Year Award[14] from American publication AudioFile magazine. In 2013 the American Library Association entered his recording of Angelmaker[15] by Nick Harkaway in The Listen List,[16] their top 12 examples of outstanding audiobook narration whilst his recording of Crusher by Niall Leonard, made the ALA's Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults list.[17]


  1. ^ "theatre cv". Daniel Weyman. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  2. ^ Clapp, Susannah (11 February 2007). "Just fine and dandy". The Guardian. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Theatre Awards Nominees 2006". Theatrical Management Association. Archived from the original on 1 October 2006. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Whatsonstage.com Awards Nominees Announced". WhatsOnStage.com. 3 December 2010. Archived from the original on 7 December 2010.
  5. ^ Arditti, Michael (14 April 2017). "Theatre reviews: The Mentor and Carousel". Express.co.uk. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Homeland stardust: F Murray Abraham works wonders in The Mentor". Mail Online. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  7. ^ "The Mentor: a wickedly funny tale". Mail Online. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Anthony Horowitz: why this series of Foyle's War will be my last". Radio Times. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Poirot's Dead Man's Folly filmed at Greenway House in Devon". ITV News. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  10. ^ O'Donovan, Gerard (2015). "Foyle's War, final episode review: Is this really goodbye?". ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  11. ^ Prime, The Lord of the Rings on (14 January 2020). "A grand journey is defined by its travelers. Meet the first members of our fellowship. #LOTRonPrime. A THREAD". @LOTRonPrime. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  12. ^ "161. The Butcher of Brisbane - Doctor Who". Big Finish Productions. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  13. ^ Armstrong, Rebecca (1 July 2008). "The Ten Best Children's Audio Books". The Independent. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  14. ^ "Best Audiobooks of the Year 2011". AudioFile. Archived from the original on 22 April 2012.
  15. ^ "Angelmaker - Winner of Earphone Award". Audiofile. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  16. ^ "The Listen List". Reference and User Services Association. American Library Association. 18 November 2016. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  17. ^ "Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults - Awards & Grants". American Library Association. Retrieved 9 March 2018.

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