Mark Letheren

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Mark Letheren
Mark Vincent Letheren

(1971-02-06) 6 February 1971 (age 48)[1]
Chelmsford, Essex, England
Years active1993–present
Partner(s)Georgia Taylor

Mark Vincent Letheren (born 6 February 1971) is an English actor possibly best known for his roles as journalist Simon Kitson in ITV's drama The Bill, as Ben Harding in the BBC One drama Casualty and for his recurring role as DS Kevin Geoffries in Wire in the Blood.

Early life[edit]

Letheren was born in Chelmsford, Essex. He attended Ardingly College and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.[1]


His large screen debut was in Restoration, with Robert Downey Jr. in 1995.


He has acted in many television dramas, including Wire in the Blood, The Bill, Silent Witness, Casualty, Holby City, Waking The Dead, Heartbeat and A Touch of Frost.


He has also performed on stage many times throughout his career. He played Jamie in the world premiere of Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing, starred in Mark Healey's adaptation of John Fowles' The Collector, and toured the US with the Royal Shakespeare Company, as Francis Flute in A Midsummer Night's Dream.[1] He played 'Bernie Dodd' in The Country Girl at the Apollo Theatre in 2010.[1] He also played the 'Stalker' in The Bodyguard (musical) at the Adelphi Theatre, between 2012 and 2014.[2] In 2014, he appeared in Lotty's War (written by Giuliano Crispini and directed by Bruce Guthrie) at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, before it began touring the UK.[3][4]



Year Film Role Notes
1995 Restoration Daniel
1996 A Midsummer Night's Dream Francis Flute / Peaseblossom
1997 Wilde Charles Parker
2000 The Blind Date Jack De Souza
2001 South West 9 Mitch
2004 Stage Beauty Male Emilia / Dickie
Control Villard


Year Show Role Notes
1993 15: The Life and Death of Philip Knight Lee Harris
The Bill Justin Adams 1 episode: Street Legal
1994 Anna Lee Paul Schiller 1 episode: Requiem
Pie in the Sky Kevin Heywood, 'Reynard the Fox' 1 episode: Endangered Species
Wycliffe Giles Vinter 1 episode: The Last Rites
Second Thoughts Adam 1 episode: Full House
1995 The Bill Paul Rowland 1 episode: Today and Tomorrow
Moving Story Matthew 1 episode: Canterbury Tales
1996 A Touch of Frost LCpl. Morison 1 episode: Unknown Soldiers
1997 Noah's Ark David Bradley 1 episode: Healing Touch
Liberty! The American Revolution British Soldier 3 episodes: Blows Must Decide: 1774–1776
The Times That Try Men's Souls: 1776–1777
Oh, Fatal Ambition: 1777–1778
1998 Silent Witness D.S. Rob Bradley Recurring; 4 episodes
Casualty Kenny Howell 1 episode: Next of Kin
1999 Births, Marriages and Deaths Josh
Jack of Hearts Jim 1 episode: 1.1
2000 McCready and Daughter Morgan
Urban Gothic Lucien 1 episode: The One Where...
Burnside Jerry Forbes 2 episodes: Exposed (parts 1 & 2)
2001 Attila Thorismund
Murder in Mind Jack Seddon 1 episode: Teacher
Tales from Pleasure Beach Drew 3 part series
Heartbeat Clive Denby 1 episode: Russian Roulette
2002 Casualty Neil Johnson 1 episode: Acceptance
The Bill Simon Kitson Recurring; 23 episodes
2002–2008 Wire in the Blood DS Kevin Geoffries Series regular
2003 Danielle Cable: Eyewitness DC Jason Wheeler
Keen Eddie Morris Lange 1 episode: Achtung Baby
2004 Frances Tuesday Reece
2005 Waking the Dead Toby Holmes 1 episode: Cold Fusion
Heartbeat Billy Andrews 1 episode: The End of the Road
A Ghost Story for Christmas: M. R. JamesA View from a Hill Dr. Fanshawe
2006 Judge John Deed Ben Bradwell 1 episode: Hard Gating
Holby City Connor Lucas 1 episode: Brother's Keeper
2008–2010, 2014, 2015 Casualty Ben Harding Recurring; 16 episodes
2012 Silent Witness Anthony Gilston Recurring; 2 episodes
2014 EastEnders Reverend Chris Skinner 3 episodes
2015 DCI Banks Matthew Tate 2 episodes: Ghosts (parts 1 & 2)

Personal life[edit]

He has been in a long-term relationship with Georgia Taylor, ex-Casualty actress (Ruth Winters).[5][2] He lives in Bristol.[6]


  1. ^ a b c d Dalglish, Darren (4 November 2010). "Questions & Answers with." Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Complete Photo Coverage of The Bodyguard's Glittering West End Opening Night". 5 December 2012. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  3. ^ Cheesman, Neil (11 August 2014). "LOTTY'S WAR Starring Olivia Hallinan, Mark Letheren and Adam Gillen". Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  4. ^ Shryhane, Geoffrey (8 October 2014). "THEATRE REVIEWS – Lotty's War". Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  5. ^ Power, Vicki (6 July 2013). "A law unto themselves". The Express newspaper. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Georgia is Taylored to perfection". (Lancashire Evening Post). 13 July 2013. Retrieved 10 December 2014.

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