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Michael Shaeffer

For the National: Grenfell: in the words of survivors, London Road, Table and The Threepenny Opera

Training

Michael Shaeffer trained at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama.

Theatre

For the National: Grenfell: in the words of survivors, London Road, Table and The Threepenny Opera

In London’s West End: The Beautiful Game and Oliver!

Other productions include: Tom Fool at the Orange Tree; Maryland at Theatre Royal Stratford East; A Very Expensive Poison, Girl from the North Country and All About My Mother at the Old Vic; Dear Elizabeth at the Gate; How to Hold Your Breath and Friday Night Sex at the Royal Court; The Iliad, Little Revolution and Mr Burns at the Almeida; The Vote at Donmar Warehouse; Godchild at Hampstead; The Merry Wives of Windsor and Twelfth Night at Stafford Gatehouse; Restoration for Headlong; Hamlet at Northampton Theatre Royal; Of Mice and Men at the Mercury, Colchester; Dreams from a Summerhouse at Newbury Watermill; Macbeth at Southwark Playhouse; Original Sin at Sheffield Crucible; and Jesus Christ Superstar on UK tour;

TV

The Sixth Commandment, Bodies, Karen Pirie, SAS: Rogue Heroes, La Fortuna, The Liberator, The Salisbury Poisonings, Chernobyl, The ABC Murders, Bodyguard, Rellik, Trauma, Oasis, Taboo, Vera, Grantchester, New Tricks, SS-GB, The Last Panthers, Foyle’s War, Luther, Black Mirror: The Waldo Moment, Mrs Biggs, Game of Thrones, Parades End, Silent Witness, M.I. High and EastEnders.

Film

Kraven the Hunter, All the Old Knives, Radioactive, Star Wars: Rogue One, London Road, London Fields, Trance, Anna Karenina, Broken, Breaking and Entering, Kingdom of Heaven, Jesus Christ Superstar and the short films Sink, Waiting for God, Bluebird, Fire, The Jury, The Storeroom, The Sea, The Stain and The Sandwich.

 

(Updated June 2023. Photograph by Phil Sharp)