Kenneth Branagh is an acclaimed British actor and director from Northern Ireland. Having trained at RADA Kenneth is best known for his adaptations of Shakespeare, both...Read More
Kenneth Branagh is an acclaimed British actor and director from Northern Ireland. Having trained at RADA Kenneth is best known for his adaptations of Shakespeare, both as an actor and director.
In 2002 Kenneth played Richard III in Michael Grandage's adaptation of Richard III at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre. In 2003 he played the title role in Edward Hall's production of Edmond at the National Theatre, later going on to perform as Ivanov in the Donmar West End's revival of Ivanov (2008), directed by Michael Grandage.
In 2013 at the Manchester International Festival, Kenneth returned to the stage for his first Shakespeare role in more than a decade, taking on the title role in Macbeth. In addition to undertaking this challenging role he also co-directed the production alongside Rob Ashford.
Kenneth's film credits include Henry V (1989), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Mary Shelly's Frankenstein (1994), Hamlet (1996), Love's Labour's Lost (2000), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) and The Boat that Rocked (2009).Read Less
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