Patrick Myles

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Patrick Myles is an actor, writer, director and producer.

Trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, his stage work as an actor includes The Black Diamond for Punchdrunk, Eugene O'Neill's The Hairy Ape at Southwark Playhouse, Romeo and Juliet for Creation Theatre, Bush Bazaar for the Bush Theatre, The Spanish Tragedy at the Arcola Theatre, Love's a Luxury at the Orange Tree Theatre, A Chorus of Disapproval (written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn), Icons and Everafter at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Tartuffe and Pera Palas at the Arcola Theatre, The Freedom of the City and The Lady's Not for Burning at the Finborough Theatre, The Revenger's Tragedy at the Southwark Playhouse, Romeo and Juliet and Othello for Midas Touch Productions, Harold Pinter's Victoria Station at The King's Head Theatre.

His film and TV credits include Planespotting, Head vs Heart, The Bill, Secret Smile and Red Thursday (for which he was nominated for a best supporting actor award at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival).

He wrote and directed the short film Anthropopopometry, starring Peter McDonald and Lloyd Hutchinson, and his second short film Santa's Blotto, starring Brian Blessed, premiered at the BFI London Film Festival in October 2012, and was made with Film London support. Other writing work includes Will: The Lost Years, which won the Channel Four/Stellar Network Pitch Up Competition in 2009. Other directing work includes readings of new work at the Warehouse Theatre in Croydon and Lyric Theatre (Hammersmith).

Producing work includes the West End production of David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross, with Jonathan Pryce and Aidan Gillen, at the Apollo Theatre, Orwell: A Celebration at the Trafalgar Studios, Family Affair by Alexander Ostrovsky at the Arcola Theatre, as well as all the productions for Doublethink Theatre, of which he is artistic director.

He was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Bursary while at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, nominated for Best Supporting Actor award at Thessaloniki International Film Festival (for Red Thursday), was part of the Old Vic’s T.S. Eliot US/UK Exchange, was shortlisted for the Lloyds TSB Enterprising Young Brits Award and is the recipient of the Society of London Theatre/Stage One New Producer Bursary.

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