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Paul Hunter
Photograph: Claire McNamee

Agent: Darren Rugg

Training: Middlesex Uni

Eye Colour: Green

Height: 5ft 6in

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Agent: Darren Rugg

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Paul Hunter is an actor, director and writer and founder of the hugely successful theatre company TOLD BY AN IDIOT.

Theatre includes

Cowbois RSC Charlie Josephine & Sean Holmes

Robin Hood Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Melly Still

La Cage aux Folles Park Theatre Jez Bond

Wise Children Wise Children/Old Vic/Tour Emma Rice

Life of Galileo Young Vic Joe Wright

The Little Match Girl Shakespeare's Globe Emma Rice

Gaslight Northampton Lucy Bailey

Tartuffe Birmingham Rep Roxana Silbert

The Mystery Plays Shakespeare’s Globe Deborah Bruce

Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare’s Globe Jeremy Herrin

The Fantasticks Duchess Theatre, West End Amon Miyamoto

The Fahrenheit Twins Told By An Idiot tour & Barbican Matthew Dunster

Trolius & Cressida Shakespeare’s Globe Matthew Dunster

Nocturnal The Gate Theatre Lyndsey Turner

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Shakespeare’s Globe Jonathan Mumby

Rapunzel Kneehigh/BAC/Tour Emma Rice

Under The Black Flag Shakespeare’s Globe Roxana Silbert

Beauty and The Beast Belgrade Theatre, Coventry John Wright

The Water Engine Young Vic/Theatre 503 Tom Wright

Physick Lies A-Bleeding Apothecary Hall Abigail Anderson

Oliver Twist Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith Neil Bartlett

Playing the Victim Traverse/Royal Court Richard Wilson

The Play What I Wrote Wyndhams Theatre/Liverpool Playhouse Kenneth Branagh

The Firework Maker’s Daughter Sheffield Crucible Paul Hunter/Hayley Carmichael

I Can’t Wake Up Told By An Idiot/Lyric Hammersmith and on tour John Wright

Aladdin Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith John Wright

The Red Shoes KneeHigh Theatre Emma Rice

Pinocchio Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith Marcello Magni

Happy Birthday, Mister Deka D Told By An Idiot : The Lyric Theatre Hammersmith & Tour John Wright

Richard III The English Shakespeare Company UK tour and Australia Malachi Bogdanov

Don’t Laugh - Its My Life Told By An Idiot : BAC & UK tour John Wright

Twelfth Night Northern Stage Company Alan Lyddiard

Animal Farm Northern Stage at The Young Vic & tour Alan Lyddiard

You Haven’t Embraced Me Yet Told By An Idiot : BAC UK and International tour John Wright

Les Enfants Du Paradis The Royal Shakespeare Company Simon Callow

The Servant Of Two Masters The Sheffield Crucible Roxana Silbert

I’m So Big Told By An Idiot : UK and International Tour John Wright

Baldy Hopkins The Right Size Hamish McColl

On The Verge Of Exploding Told By An Idiot: UK & International Tour John Wright

The Wasp Factory Glasgow Citizens Theatre Malcolm Sutherland

Popeye David Glass Ensemble David Glass

Radio includes

A Million Different People BBC Radio 4 (producer Jeremy Mortimer)

My Family And Other Animals BBC Radio 4 (producer Polly Thomas)

The Newbury Arms BBC Radio (producer Wils Wilson)

The Anatomy of Melancholy BBC Radio 4 (producer Polly Thomas)

Film & Television includes

My Mother's Wedding Indian Paintbrush Kristin Scott-Thomas

The Continental Starz/Lionsgate Albert Hughes

Masters of the Air Playtone/Amblin/Apple Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck

Princess & Peppernose RSA Joe Wright

The Great Amazon/Channel 4

Cyrano Working Title Joe Wright

Bridgerton Shondaland/Netflix

Midsomer Murders ITV Jennie Darnell

Quiz ITV Stephen Frears

Still Open All Hours BBC Dewi Humphreys

Denial Krasnoff / Foster Entertainment/Sunray Films Mick Jackson

This Beautiful Fantastic Ipso Facto Productions Simon Aboud

Pan Warner Brothers Joe Wright

Marvellous Tiger Aspect/Fifty Fathoms/BBC Julian Farino

Cinderella Walt Disney Kenneth Branagh

Malificent Walt Disney Robert Stromberg

Wizards Vs Aliens BBC Daniel O’Hara

Snow White and the Huntsman Dark Mirror Films Rupert Sanders

Pirates of the Carribean Blackbeard Productions Rob Marshall

One Day Focus Features Lone Scherfig

Trinity (series) Roughcut/ITV2 Colin Teague

After You’ve Gone BBC Tony Dow

Absolute Power BBC

The Only Boy For Me Greenpoint Films/ITV1 Dewi Humphries

Tunnel of Love Thames/ITV1 John Henderson

Mitchell and Kenyon BBC Sally Francis

Black Books Assembly Film & TV/Channel 4 Martin Dennis

Hardware Thames TV Ben Kellett

Everything I Know About Men BBC

My Family DLT/BBC 1 Dewi Humphries

Music At The Close Blink Productions Robert Blishen

Absurd Why Not Films Rupert Jones

Vertical Hold Independent Ed Butler

Hanging Around BBC

Paul is also a director - for a full biography and CV, see