MARCUS GRIFFITHS, having recently played an American golfer in Father Brown, is now playing fictional political activist Marcus X in an episode of the fifth series of Endeavour. The story is being directed by Robert Quinn, with Neil Duncan producing for Mammoth Screen.
We're thrilled that MARCUS GRIFFITHS has been nominated for the Ian Charleson Awards for his performance as Laertes in Hamlet at the RSC. The Awards, which are presented by the Sunday Times and National Theatre, reward the best classical performances by actors under the age of 30. The winners will be announced in a ceremony at the National Theatre on Monday 5 June.
MARCUS GRIFFITHS will appear in The Cardinal at Southwark Playhouse between 26 April and 27 May. James Shirley's tragic play will feature Stephen Boxer in the title role and will be directed by Justin Audibert.
Be sure to watch MARCUS GRIFFITHS in new French series Versailles which begins on Wednesday 1 June at 9.30pm on BBC Two. Marcus has a great guest lead in Episode 3 (15 June) playing the African prince Annaba. The series, which has already got a certain notoriety in Britain, first aired in France a few months ago.
MARCUS GRIFFITHS is now in rehearsals for Hamlet at the RSC. He will be playing Laertes in the production directed by Simon Godwin which opens in Stratford-upon-Avon on 22 March and runs until 13 August.