Paul Higgins (actor)
|Born||1963 (age 53–54)
Paul Higgins (born 1963) is a Scottish film and television actor.
Higgins has appeared onstage in Paul and Black Watch, and in the film Complicity. He played Alan in Staying Alive, a hospital drama on ITV. He has also played Jamie McDonald, an aggressive press officer, in the BBC show The Thick of It and its spin-off feature-length film, In the Loop. In 2009, he appeared as Gil Cameron on the BBC drama Hope Springs. He played Michael Dugdale in Channel 4's acclaimed conspiracy thriller Utopia, in 2013.
He wrote a play titled Nobody Will Ever Forgive Us, which was performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh in a co-production with the National Theatre of Scotland in November 2008. Higgins wrote the script to a new musical, The Choir, produced by the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow and the Ambassadors Theatre Group in October 2015.
|1992||Creatures of Light||Fionn|
|1998||Bedrooms and Hallways||John|
|2007||Shell||The Salesman||Short film|
|2009||In The Loop||Jamie McDonald|
|2009||No Holds Bard||Struan Robertson|
|2014||Couple in a Hole||John|
|1987||A Wholly Healthy Glasgow|
|1988||A Very Peculiar Practice||Adie Shaw|
|1992||Between The Lines||David Ray|
|1996||Doctor Finlay||Danny Gallagher|
|2006||Low Winter Sun||David Westwood|
|2005–2007||The Thick of It||Jamie|
|2008||The Last Enemy||Professor Lawrence Cooper|
|2008||Silent Witness||DS Nick Wallace||Episode: "Safe"|
|2009||New Town||Hamish Glennie|
|2009||Hope Springs||Gil Cameron|
|2012||Line of Duty||Chief Superintendent Derek Hilton|
|2013||Case Histories||Ian Kelso|
|2013||The Wrong Mans||PC Hennessy|
|2016||Raised by Wolves||Sean|
Narration and radio
|Glasgow Airport||Voice Over||Commercial|
|Scottish Office: Domestic Abuse||Voice Over||Commercial|
|Complete Burns: Robert Burns Poems||Narrator||BBC Scotland (Online)|
|2007||Black Watch||Writer / Sergeant||BBC Radio 3|
|2008||The Mayor of Casterbridge||Donald Farfrae||BBC Radio 4|
|2009||Boswell's Life of Johnson||James Boswell||BBC Radio 4|
|2010||The Seagull||Trigorin||BBC Radio 3|
- English, Paul (27 November 2008). "Paul Higgins: Priesthood just wasn't for me - so I chose acting". Daily Record. Retrieved 19 September 2010.
- Higgins, Paul (15 August 2007). "Stuart Jeffries meets The Thick Of It actor Paul Higgins". The Guardian. London.
- "No One Will Ever Forgive Us". National Theatre of Scotland. Retrieved 13 November 2015.
- "The Choir". Citizens Theatre. Retrieved 13 November 2015.