One man in his time plays many parts

Biography, trivia, articles and interviews


This is excellent sport, i' faith!

On the big screen


Let it play on; give me excess of it

Radio, audiobooks and all things vocal


Since you know you cannot see yourself so well as by reflection

Promotional images, rehearsal pictures, events and art

Latest Twitter

Latest News

T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets with Angela Hewitt: Review

Angela Hewitt performs in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse @Shakespeare's Globe

Four years before beginning to work on his Four Quartets, in a letter to Stephen Spender, T.S. Eliot wrote of Beethoven’s quartet in A minor, “I should like to get something of that into verse before I die.” Two years later,… Read More…

Upcoming Events

23 Oct, 2015

Roger Allam stars as war hero and producer John Christie in David Hare’s new play at the Hampstead Theatre.

Ends 28th November.

15 Aug, 2015

Roger Allam plays disgraced poet Ted Wallace in the adaptation of Stephen Fry’s novel The Hippopotamus. Filming starts in August. Follow @HippoTheMovie for updates.

01 Jul, 2015

We are such stuff as dreams are made on. Shakespeare’s Globe The Tempest is now available for rent or buy on Globe Player.

19 Jun, 2015

Cinema release of Mr Holmes. With Sir Ian McKellen as an elderly Sherlock Holmes, and Roger Allam as his doctor.