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Andrew Scott was born in 1976 in Dublin, Ireland, where he trained at Dublin's Abbey Theatre. His acting career started playing a small role in Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan, following which he took the role of Edmund in Karel Reisz’s Long Day's Journey into Night at the Gate Theatre, winning Actor of the Year at the Sunday Independent Spirit of Line Arts Awards s 1998.

Scott made his West End debut in Dublin Carol at the Royal Court Theatre alongside Brian Cox. He then received his first Olivier award for his portrayal of Alex in A Girl in a Car with a Man at The Royal Court Theatre and later winning Theatregoers' Choice Award for his role in Aristocrats at The National Theatre. His Broadway debut started with his performance in The Vertical Hour alongside Bill Nighy and Julianne Moore, which he received a nomination for the Drama League awards.

In 2009 he played alongside Ben Whishaw, Katherine Parkinson and Paul Jesson in Cock at the Royal Court winning an Olivier Award in 2010. Following which he made an appearance in the Old Vic's Design for Living and the lead role in Emperor and Galilean at the National Theatre. In 2013 he took part in National Theatre's 50 Years on Stage an event which was broadcast live on TV, a participation that Scott felt honoured to be a part of. More recently Scott has performed as Paul in Birdland at the Royal Court Theatre.

Scott is, perhaps, more famously known for his roles in television and film. Some of his more notable work include his role as Jim Moriarty in the acclaimed television series Sherlock, winning BAFTA and IFTA awards for best supporting actor. He also appeared in award winning Band of Brothers as Private John Hall, as C (Max Denbigh) in James Bond film spectre alongside Daniel Craig in 2015 and as Col. William Smith in acclaimed John Adams.

In 2017 Scott returned to the West End in Hamlet at the Almeida Theatre as he took on the title role. Scott, starring alongside Juliet Stevenson, was hailed by the critics and the production transferred to the Harold Pinter Theatre in June 2017.

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Old Vic Revival Production, 2019
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Almeida Theatre Production, 2017

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West End Production, 2017
Hamlet [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2006
Philip Lucas

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Interview: 'Creating This Work Has Forced Me to Completely Rethink Directing For The Stage': Director Sam Yates on Embracing New Dimensions in VANYA

BroadwayWorld caught up with Sam Yates as he prepared to take the show to the West End to discuss the enduring appeal of Chekhov, having to rethink his method of directing and the joy of reuniting with Andrew Scott.

THE LITTLE BIG THINGS Leads our Top Ten London Shows for September

The nights are getting shorter, the swimming trunks are being packed away and you probably have bought some new pens and pencils. September is here and promises some amazing theatre to come. Check out our top ten recommendations for theatre in London this month.

Photos: First Look at Paul Mescal, Claire Foy & More in ALL OF US STRANGERS

One night in his near-empty tower block in London, Adam (Andrew Scott) has a chance encounter with his mysterious neighbor Harry (Paul Mescal) that punctures the rhythm of his everyday life. As Adam and Harry get closer, Adam is pulled back to his childhood home where it appears his long-dead parents (Claire Foy and Jamie Bell). Check out photos!

Under 30s Lottery Launched For VANYA at the Duke of York's Theatre

The under 30s ticket lottery has been announced for Vanya at Duke of York’s Theatre. Patrons can enter to be in with a chance to purchase £10 tickets for the first West End performance of Vanya on 15 September 2023.

Exclusive: Now On Sale: VANYA, Starring Andrew Scott

Tickets From £119.00 for Vanya, starring Andrew Scott

Wake Up With BWW 6/9: Tony Awards Performances, Ellie Kemper in PETER PAN GOES WRONG, and More!

Top stories: Find out who's performing on The Tony Awards, Ellie Kemper will join Peter Pan Goes Wrong as a special guest star this month, and more!

Andrew Scott Returns to the West End With VANYA, Playing Every Role

Andrew Scott will return to the West End with VANYA, in a brand new adaptation of Chekhov's masterpiece by Simon Stephens, and directed by Sam Yates.

Review: RE-MEMBER ME, Hampstead Theatre

Athletes have the Olympics. Chefs have Michelin stars. Actors have Hamlet. Citius, altius, fortius, Danish. In his one-man show Re-member Me (co-devised and directed by Jan Willem Van Den Bosch), Dickie Beau ponders death, mortality and legacy but not in a morbid way; it’s less a shoegazing mope and mumble about whether “to be or not to be”, more a defiant exploration of what it is “to be and not to be”.

Review: JULIUS CAESAR, Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Touring production of play that explicitly warns of the dangers of politics as practised today loses focus by adopting a curious set of priorities

Ambassador Theatre Group Announces Exclusive Partnership With J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Live

Ambassador Theatre Group has announced an exclusive three-year partnership with the newly formed Bad Robot Live, the theatre division of J.J. Abrams's Bad Robot Productions.

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Becomes Fastest Selling Play To Date in Any Ambassador Theatre Group Venue

Following unprecedented demand, tickets for all existing performances of Streetcar have now sold out for the run at the Phoenix Theatre from 20 March to 29 April 2023.

Cast Announced For SALT-WATER MOON at Finborough Theatre

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the UK premiere of David French's classic Salt-Water Moon opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 3 January 2023 (Press Nights: Thursday, 5 January 2023 and Friday, 6 January 2023 at 7.30pm). It's a splendid moon-filled night in Coley's Point in 1926.

PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre

Jodie Comer will make her highly anticipated Broadway debut in the US premiere of Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller. Prima Facie opens on Sunday, April 23, 2023 at the Golden Theatre. Previews begin on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

Sloan Release Their New Single 'Magical Thinking'

Canadian indie-rock royalty Sloan have released the third single, “Magical Thinking,” off their upcoming 13th studio album Steady. “Magical Thinking” is released with an official lyric video and follows the two previously released songs, “Spend The Day” and “Scratch The Surface.” Listen to the new single now!

Sloan Releases 'Scratch The Surface' Song

“Scratch the Surface” has been released alongside the accompanying music video which follows each of the band members through different parts of downtown Toronto. Patrick Pentland taking in the lights at Yonge and Dundas Square, Jay Ferguson stumbling upon free records in Trinity Bellwoods, and Andrew Scott spends a night at home.

Lena Dunham's CATHERINE CALLED BIRDY to Have World Premiere at TIFF

From Prime Video, Catherine Called Birdy stars Bella Ramsey, Lesley Sharp, Sophie Okonedo, Joe Alwyn, Isis Hainsworth, Dean-Charles Chapman, Paul Kaye, with Billie Piper and Andrew Scott. It is directed by and screenplay written by Lena Dunham, based on the book by Karen Cushman. Producers are Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan, Dunham, and Jo Wallett.

Queer Performance of SEA WALL Comes to Margate Pride Next Month

The first queer production of critically-acclaimed Sea Wall will premiere at the Turner Contemporary in collaboration with Margate Pride this August.  Written by Olivier and Tony-award winning Simon Stephens’ (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, National Theatre; Birdland, Royal Court Theatre), Sea Wall is being brought to life by a female-led creative team for one performance only. 

Sloan Announce 13th Studio Album 'Steady'

Listen to Sloan's new single, “Spend The Day,” a charismatic song that offers a break from an often overwhelming reality by creating your own. which was written by guitarist/vocalist, Patrick Pentland. Their first new album since 2018’s 12, Steady will coincide with the 30th anniversary of their debut album Smeared, which came out in October 1992.

Review Roundup: HAMLET at Park Avenue Armory; What Did the Critics Think?

Hamlet, now open at Park Avenue Armory, is directed and interpreted by Robert Icke, and features Alex Lawther (The Imitation Game, The Last Duel, The French Dispatch, Black Mirror) as the brooding protagonist. Read all of the reviews for Hamlet here.

'Killing Eve' Star Jodie Comer Will Make Broadway Debut in PRIMA FACIE

Killing Eve star Jodie Comer is coming to Broadway! The Emmy and BAFTA winner will make her Broadway debut in Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller, directed by Justin Martin.


Andrew Scott has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Andrew Scott has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

Andrew Scott's first West End show was Hamlet which opened in 2017

Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for Hamlet and Outstanding Achievement or Performance in an Affiliate Theatre (Olivier Awards) for A Girl In A Car With A Man .

Outstanding Achievement or Performance in an Affiliate Theatre (Olivier Awards) for A Girl In A Car With A Man.

Andrew Scott's next show will be Vanya which opens on 9/15/2023 on West End.

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