LUKE BEATTIE

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Luke is a founding member of Hotspur Theatre Company, and has previously performed with Hotspur in The Petworth Plays (Petworth Festival) and Dead of Night (The Mill at Sonning)—also co-writing the latter.

 

Other theatre acting credits include: Strangers on a Train (West End), Anne (Carousel Theatre for Young People), Design for Living (Rock-Papers-Scissors), and The Front Page (Ensemble Theatre Company).

 

Film, Television, and Voice credits include: Rosamunde Pilcher: Guardian Angel (FFP New Media / ZDF), A Job to Kill For (Front Street Pictures/Lifetime), Red Sonia (Oxford Digital Media), 50 Ways to Kill Your Lover (Thumbs Up Productions), The Zoo Project (Awake Films), presenting news for 87.7 Xpression FM, and various advertising campaigns.

 

Luke is also a theatre director, teacher, and dramaturge, previously leading or supporting projects or classes at many institutions and companies, including LAMDA, The University of Exeter, Bath Spa University, The University of Cumbria, The University of British Columbia, The Edinburgh Fringe, The Dell at Stratford-upon-Avon, Richmond Shakespeare Society, Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival, Foul Papers Theatre, Trifle Productions, Vanguard Theatre, Outsider's Inn, The Walking Fish Festival, and Two Trees Theatre.

 

Luke holds a PhD in Early Modern English theatre, and has staged the modern-day world-premiere productions of many neglected early plays.