John Heffernan portrait

John Heffernan

John Heffernan trained at the University of Bristol and Webber Douglas

For the National: Saint George and the Dragon, Edward II, She Stoops to Conquer, Emperor and Galilean, After the Dance, The Habit of Art, The Revenger's Tragedy, Major Barbara

For the RSC: Oppenheimer, King Lear, The Seagull, King John, Much Ado About Nothing, Romeo and Juliet

In the West End: The Hothouse, Carrie's War

Other theatre includes: MarylandWhat If Only and Love and Information at the Royal Court; Pinter 7: A Slight Ache for Jamie Lloyd; Macbeth at the Young Vic; The Physicists at the Donmar; The Last of the Duchess at Hampstead; Richard II for Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory; Love Love Love for Paines Plough; Jack Thorne Monologue at the Bush; Lloyd George Knew My Father for Theatre Royal Bath; and Hamlet for the English Touring Theatre.

Becoming ElizabethThe Pursuit of LoveDraculaBrexitCollateral, The Crown, The Loch, Dickensian, Luther IV, Jonathan Stange and Mr Norrell, Ripper Street, Sons of Liberty, The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, Outlander, Foyle's War, Love and Marriage, Murder on the Home Front, Henry IV (Parts 1 and 2), The Shadow Line, King Lear, Casualty, Holby Blue

The DukeMisbehaviourThe BanishingOfficial SecretsRadioactiveCrooked House, Eye in the Sky, Having You

 Boy, Going Solo, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Forsyte Saga, Shakespeare’s Restless World, The Archers

Edward II – Evening Standard Theatre Award, Best Actor Nomination

Major Barbara – Ian Charleson commendation

King Lear – Ian Charleson commendation


(Updated February 2022. Photograph courtesy of John Heffernan)