Jonathan Bailey (actor)

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Jonathan Bailey
Jonathan Bailey 2015.jpg
Bailey in 2015
Born (1988-04-25) 25 April 1988 (age 30)
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK
Occupation Actor
Known for Broadchurch and W1A

Jonathan Bailey (born 25 April 1988)[1] is a British actor, best known for the ITV drama Broadchurch, the BBC's Doctor Who, W1A and Leonardo, and Channel 4 comedy Campus.

Career[edit]

In 2011, he was cast as Leonardo da Vinci in the BBC series Leonardo and went on to play opposite Sarah Alexander in the BBC comedy Me and Mrs. Jones.[2]

He was nominated for the award for Outstanding Newcomer at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2012 for his performance in David Hare's South Downs.[3]

Bailey has played the role of Tim Price[4] in the musical American Psycho alongside Matt Smith at London's Almeida Theatre in 2013.[5]

In September 2014, he played the character Psi in the Doctor Who series 8 episode "Time Heist".[6]

Bailey portrayed reporter Olly Stevens in the ITV series Broadchurch.[7] He also had a recurring role as Jack Patterson in BBC Two comedy W1A appearing in all three series of the show. He's also had one of the lead roles in Crashing and had a guest role in Chewing Gum.

In 2017 Bailey appeared alongside Ian McKellen, Sinéad Cusack and Dervla Kirwan in King Lear at the Chichester Festival Theatre.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Bailey was born in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, and has three older sisters. He decided that he wanted to be an actor at age 5 after seeing a stage production of Oliver![1]

Stage credits[edit]

Year Title Role Location
1997-1998 Les Miserables Gavroche Palace Theatre, London
2003 King John Prince Arthur Royal Shakespeare Company
2006 Beautiful Thing Jamie Sound Theatre
2007 Pretend You Have Big Buildings Leon Manchester Royal Exchange
2008 The Mother Ship Elliot Birmingham Rep Theatre
Girl with a Pearl Earring Pieter Cambridge Arts Theatre and Theatre Royal Haymarket
2009 House of Special Purpose Alexi Chichester Festival Theatre
2011 South Downs Duffield Chichester Festival Theatre
2012 South Downs Duffield Harold Pinter Theatre
2013 Othello Cassio Royal National Theatre
American Psycho Tim Price Almeida Theatre
2016 The Last Five Years Jamie St. James Theatre, London
2017 King Lear Edgar Chichester Festival Theatre
2018 The York Realist John Donmar
2018 Company Jamie Gielgud Theatre

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
2004 5 Children and It Cyril
2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age Courtier
2007 St Trinian's Caspar
2009 Permanent Vacation Max
2014 Testament of Youth Geoffrey Thurlow
2016 The Young Messiah Herod
2018 The Mercy Wheeler

Television[edit]

Year Title Episodes Role Channel
1997 Bright Hair All Ben Devenish BBC
Bramwell Series 3 Episode 6 William Kilshaw ITV
1998 Alice Through the Looking Glass All Lewis Channel 4
Bramwell "Our Brave Boys" ITV
2001 Baddiel's Syndrome All Josh Sky 1
2005 Walk Away and I Stumble All Justin ITV
The Golden Hour 4 (untitled) Stephen Martin ITV
2007 Doctors "See You in the Morning" Johnno Mitchum BBC One
2008 The Bill "The Hit" Chris Villiers ITV1
2009 Off the Hook All Danny BBC Three
2010 Lewis "The Dead of Winter" Titus Mortmaigne ITV1
2011 Campus All Flatpack Channel 4
2011–2012 Leonardo All Leonardo da Vinci CBBC
2012 Me and Mrs. Jones All Alfie BBC
Groove High All Tom Mason Disney Channel
Pramface Episode 3: "Edinburgh... In Scotland" Glynn BBC Three
2013 Some Girls Series 2 Episode 1 Nick the Counsellor BBC Three
2013, 2015 Broadchurch 16 episodes Olly Stevens ITV1
2014 Doctor Who Series 8, Episode 5: "Time Heist" Psi BBC One
2014–2017 W1A All Jack Patterson BBC Two
2016 Crashing All Sam Channel 4
2016 Hooten & the Lady 6 episodes Edward Sky1
2017 Chewing Gum 1 episode Ash E4
2018 Jack Ryan 3 episodes Lance Miller Amazon Video

Audio / Radio[edit]

Year Title Role Radio Station
2016 The Forsytes Jon BBC Radio 4
2016 Deliverers Lee BBC Radio 4
2017 Just One Damned Thing After Another David Sussman audiobook

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Rhys Shipley Voice role
2017 TBC Squadron 42 TBC Voice role

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "20 Questions with ... South Downs' Jonathan Bailey". What's One Stage. 19 April 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Me and Mrs Jones: A new romantic comedy for BBC One". BBC. 27 September 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "London Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2012 — Longlist revealed". Evening Standard. 29 October 2012. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "American Psycho Cast". almeida.co.uk. Almeida Theatre. Retrieved 7 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Doctor Who's Matt Smith set to regenerate … as American Psycho". theguardian.com. The Guardian. 7 October 2013. Retrieved 7 October 2013. 
  6. ^ DWTV (24 February 2014). "Series 8: Meet Danny Pink - Doctor Who TV". 
  7. ^ Earnshaw, Jessica (6 January 2015). "Broadchurch star Jonathan Bailey 'runs away' when pestered for series two plot details". Daily Express. 
  8. ^ Mark Shenton (30 September 2017). "King Lear starring Ian McKellen review at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester – 'intensely moving'". The Stage. 

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