Thomas Morrison (actor)
30 June 1983 |
Burnley, Lancashire, England, UK
Thomas Morrison (born 30 June 1983) is an English actor who has performed in theatre, TV and film. He is best known for his appearances in On the Shore of the Wide World and as Scripps in Cast B and C of Alan Bennett's The History Boys. working alongside Steven Webb and Matt Smith.
Life and career
Morrison was born in Burnley, Lancashire and attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London for three years. After graduation Thomas landed the part of Danny Holden in the BBC Television drama Blackpool, In 2011 - 2012 Thomas Morrison appeared in the ITV television drama Monroe as Lee Bradley the bed porter. He also had a role in the BBC drama The 7.39 and had a part in the 2015 BBC drama Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell in the role of Winespill in Series 1, Episode 3.
Morrison gained his first television role in BBC One's Blackpool before stepping into theatre. His first appearances include Kes and On the Shore of the Wide World at the Royal Exchange, Manchester before then moving with the latter to the National Theatre and then featuring as Scripps in Alan Bennett's The History Boys in Casts B and C. In all three of his first theatre productions he appeared alongside co-star Steven Webb.
His later ventures included appearances in a small role in Sky One's adaptation of Terry Pratchett's The Colour of Magic in the same scene as Pratchett himself. He also played Hooper in the 2008 film adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited.
Awards and recognition
- 2006 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play: Cast member of On the Shore of the Wide World
- 2004 Royal Television Society Network Newcomer – On Screen, nominee 
|The Dybbuk||2nd Batlon / 1st Student||King's Head Theatre, London||January 2008 – February 2008|
|Alaska||Chris||Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, London||May 2007 – June 2007|
|The History Boys||Scripps||Wyndham's Theatre, London (West End)||December 2006 – April 2007|
|"||"||UK Tour||August 2006 – November 2006|
|"||"||National Theatre, London||September 2005 – January 2006|
|On the Shore of the Wide World||Alex Holmes||National Theatre, London||May 2005 – August 2005|
|"||"||Royal Exchange, Manchester||April 2005 – May 2005|
|Kes||Tibbut||Royal Exchange, Manchester||September 2004 –October 2004|
|Programme Title (Episodes)||Role||Channel/Broadcaster||Original Air Date|
|The 7.39||Martin Dawson||BBC One||January 2014|
|Monroe||Lee Bradley||ITV||March 2011 - November 2012|
|Any Human Heart||Young Vicar||Channel 4||November - December 2010|
|The Colour of Magic||Dim Student||Sky One||March 2008|
|Doctors (Ep 151 : Series 9)||Duncan Brookfield||BBC One||December 2007|
|The Bill (Ep 55 : Series 22)||Peter Hanley||ITV1||August 2006|
|Holby City (Ep 23 : Series 7)||Bradley Johnson||BBC One||March 2005|
|Blackpool||Danny Holden||BBC One||November 2004 – December 2004|
|Film Title||Role||Release Date|
- RTS Programme Awards 2004. Royal Television Society