Rufus Sewell was in conversation with Geoff Colman, Head of Drama at Central
School of Speech & Drama. There was also an opportunity for questions.

About Rufus

Rufus Sewell is currently playing in Art at The Old Vic.

He was most recently seen playing Lord Melbourne in the ITV drama Victoria and he is filming the second series of the successful Amazon drama The Man in the High Castle (for which he received a Critics Choice Nomination for Best Supporting Actor). Rufus’s other screen work includes the feature films Gods of Egypt, Hercules, The Sea, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, The Holiday, Amazing Grace, The Illusionist, A Knight’s Tale, Illuminata, Dark City, Dangerous Beauty, The Woodlanders, Carrington, A Man of No Importance and Cold Comfort Farm.
His television credits include Killing Jesus, Restless, Parade’s End, Zen, Pillars of the Earth, 11th Hour, John Adams, Taming of the Shrew (BAFTA TV nomination for Best Actor), Charles II, Middlemarch and Cold Comfort Farm.

On stage, Rufus played Larry in David Leveaux’s production of Closer at The Donmar Warehouse in 2015. His other work includes: Old Times (Harold Pinter Theatre), Rock N’ Roll (Royal Court, Duke of York’s and Bernard Jacobsen Theatre, New York - winning an Olivier Award, London Critics Circle Award and Evening Standard Award for Best Actor and receiving nominations at the Tony Awards, Drama Desk Awards and What’s On Stage Theatregoers Awards), Macbeth (Queen’s Theatre), Rat in the Skull (Royal Court at the Duke of York’s), Translations (Plymouth Theatre, New York – Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut), Making It Better (Hampstead Theatre and Criterion) and Arcadia (National Theatre – Olivier Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor).  


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