Sampson at the 2013 British Comedy Awards
Ryan Oliver Sampson
|Education||Wales High School|
Ryan Oliver Sampson is an English actor best known for playing Grumio in the British sitcom Plebs, for various roles in the comedy sketch show Glitchy, and for his appearances in After You've Gone, in which he plays Alex, son of Jimmy Venables (Nicholas Lyndhurst). In 2008 he appeared as Luke Rattigan in two episodes of Doctor Who, "The Sontaran Stratagem" and "The Poison Sky".
Sampson was born in Masbrough, Rotherham, South Yorkshire. He went to Anston Brook primary school and then on to Wales High School in Kiveton Park, where he appeared in school productions such as The Little Shop of Horrors.
Sampson began his career at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre. Prior to After You've Gone, he appeared in Wire in the Blood, in 2003, In Denial of Murder, Heartbeat and Holby City in 2006. He appeared in the BBC Three pilot The Things I Haven't Told You and had a role in two episodes of the 2008 series of Doctor Who, playing the young American genius Luke Rattigan in "The Sontaran Stratagem" and "The Poison Sky". In 2008 he worked at the National Theatre. In 2011 he played a small part in Channel 4 comedy series Fresh Meat. In 2015 he played various characters in the ITV2 sketch show Glitchy. In 2015 he also appeared as Charles 'Boz' Dickens in ITV Encore's The Frankenstein Chronicles. Sampson currently portrays ‘Tommo’ in Sky One’s 2019 British comedy sitcom ‘’Brassic’’.
|Wire in the Blood II: "Right to Silence"||Vinny Markham||ITV||1||2003|
|In Denial of Murder||Marcus Edwards||BBC One||1||2004|
|Heartbeat: "Bad Company"||Paul Eyre||ITV||1||2006|
|Holby City: "Looking After Number One"||Niall Allen||BBC One||1||2006|
|After You've Gone||Alex Venables||BBC One||25||2007–08|
|The Things I Haven't Told You||Mark Lamb||BBC Three||1||2007|
|Doctor Who: "The Sontaran Stratagem"/"The Poison Sky"||Luke Rattigan||BBC One||2||2008|
|Fresh Meat||Rob||Channel 4||1||2011|
|The Work Experience||Shussi||E4||6||2012|
|Up the Women||Thomas||BBC Four||9||2013-15|
|The Frankenstein Chronicles||'Boz'||ITV Encore||4||2015-|
|Holby City: "Children of Men"||Ivor Wayland||BBC One||1||2016|
|"Horrible Histories (2015 TV series)"||Various||CBBC||15 known||2017 - 2018|
|Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!||Peter "Pieface" Shepherd||CBBC||52||2017-present|
|The Crown||Dudley Moore||Netflix||2||2017-present|
|Richard III||Prince Edward||Crucible Theatre, Sheffield||19 Mar - 10 Apr 2002|
|Over Gardens Out||Dennis||Southwark Playhouse|
|A Brief History of Helen of Troy||Franklin||UK Tour||7 - 26 Nov 2005|
|Monsieur Ibrahim And The Flowers Of The Qur'an||Moses||Bush Theatre||17 Jan - 11 Feb 2006|
|The Arbour (rehearsed reading)||Various||Royal Court Theatre||2006|
|DNA||A Boy||Royal National Theatre||7 March - 10 April 2008|
|The Miracle||Royal National Theatre||7 March - 10 April 2008|
|Dido, Queen of Carthage||Ganymede/Sergestus||Royal National Theatre||2009|
|Canary||Younger Russell||Liverpool Playhouse||24 Apr - 15 May 2010|
|Sixty Six Books||Joshua||Bush Theatre||10 - 29 Oct 2011|
|The Kitchen Sink||Billy||Bush Theatre||21 Nov - 17 Dec 2011|
|Floyd Collins||William Burke "Skeets" Miller||Southwark Playhouse||22 Feb - 31 Mar 2012|
|From Here to Eternity the Musical||Maggio||Shaftesbury Theatre||30 September 2013 -|
- "Horrible Histories Series 7 Cast and Summary".
- Spotlight: RYAN SAMPSON
- "Plebs' Ryan Sampson publicly comes out as gay after 'homophobic DMs'". Metro. 21 February 2019. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
- Doctor Who Magazine, January 2008, ISSN 0957-9818
- "Darius Campbell leads cast of From Here to Eternity". London Theatre Direct. London Theatre Direct. 1 July 2013. Retrieved 1 July 2013.
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