Adam Gillen

Adam (he/him) has worked extensively on stage and screen. Adam is currently playing King Henry VIII for Shakespeare’s Globe. 2019 gained Adam an Olivier nomination for his performance in Killer Joe (Trafalgar Studios) for best supporting actor, prior to which he garnered fantastic reviews for his role as Mozart in Michael Longhurst’s production of Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus at the National Theatre.

Previous work for Shakespeare’s Globe includes Romeo & Juliet (2021).

Other theatre credits include Radio (Arcola); Killer Joe (Trafalgar Studios); Amadeus (National Theatre); Wendy and Peter (RSC); Lotty’s War (Tour/Ambassadors); Lee Harvey Oswald (Finborough); School for Scandal (Barbican); The Door Never Closes (Almeida); For King and Country (Plymouth TR & Tour/ACT); A Taste of Honey (Royal Exchange Manchester); Proper Clever (Liverpool Playhouse); The Good Soul of Szechuan (Young Vic); The Lion’s Mouth (Royal Court); War and Peace (Royal Court/Latitude Fest); and The Five Wives of Maurice Pinder (National Theatre).

Television credits include Dave Spud, Benidorm (series 4-10) and Miss Wright (ITV); Prisoners Wives (BBC/Tiger Aspect); Way to Go, The Gemma Factor (BBC 3); Fresh Meat (Channel 4/Objective Productions); This is Jinsy (Sky Atlantic); Just William, The Sarah Jane Adventures, Oliver Twist (BBC).

Film credits include Vita and Virginia (Mirror Productions); Funny Cow (Gizmo Films); We are the Freaks (104 Films); Age of Heroes, 4,3,2,1 and Hippie Hippie Shake (Working Title Films).