Alexi Kaye Campbell
Alexi Kaye Campbell is an award-winning playwright and actor. Born in Athens Alexi graduated from Boston University in English and American Literature before he studied...Read More
Alexi Kaye Campbell is an award-winning playwright and actor. Born in Athens Alexi graduated from Boston University in English and American Literature before he studied acting at The Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
Alexi is best known for his critically acclaimed debut play The Pride (2008) which was produced for the Royal Court Theatre and directed by Jamie Lloyd. In 2008 The Pride won Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright and in 2009 won both the John Whiting Award for Best New Play and Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an affiliate theatre. In 2010 the play transferred to the MCC Theatre in New York and featured Hugh Dancy and Ben Wishaw as Philip and Oliver respectively. In 2011 The Pride won the GLAAD award for Outstanding New York Theatre.
His second play Apologia (2009) directed by Josie Rourke ran at London’s Bush Theatre and received warm reviews and a number of award nominations. Alexi’s third was drama The Faith Machine (2011) which saw him reunite with director Jamie Lloyd at the Royal Court Theatre and featured Hayley Atwell. His latest offering, the ghost infused Bracken Moor (2013), opened at the Tricycle Theatre in June 2013
Alexi has performed on stage with both the Royal Shakespeare Company and Oxford Stage Company as well as in productions at The Royal Court, Chichester Festival Theatre and Hampstead Theatre. He has also been on the British television screen in small roles on programmes including The Bill (1998), A Touch of Frost (1999) and Coronation Street (2005).Read Less
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