Ken Christiansen
Jamie’s Dad

Training: Drama Centre.

Ken began his career at the RSC in 1992 aged 20, playing opposite Emily Watson in Max Stafford-Clark’s A Jovial Crew.

Theatre includes: Other for RSC includes Mardian the eunuch in Antony and Cleopatra, Sir Walter Ralegh in Peter Whelan’s The School of Night and Misha’s Party, co-produced with the Moscow Arts Theatre. For the National Theatre his work includes Mother Courage and Her Children with Diana Rigg, and as Eric Birling in Stephen Daldry’s landmark production of An Inspector Calls (National Theatre/West End). Other theatre: Fool for Love (English Touring Theatre), Handbag (Actors Touring Company), An Absolute Turkey (West End), Unleashed and White Something (both Arcola), Lord of the Flies (Regents Park), Death Takes A Holiday (Charing Cross). Bob Saunders in Closer To Heaven (Pet Shop Boys/Jonathan Harvey), and The Reciter in the critically acclaimed production of Sondheim’s Pacific Overtures (both Union Theatre). He was an OFFIE finalist for playing Ray Say in The Rise and Fall of Little Voice and as Graham Chandler in The Fix (both Union Theatre).

Television includes: Kingmakers, series regular in Picking Up The Pieces, Lucy Gannon’s Insiders, Jerry Hopkins in Coronation Street, starring opposite Pam Ferris in the BBC2 film: Mrs. Hartley and the Growth Centre, The History File: Germany (BAFTA winner), Cracker directed by Tim Fywell, Where The Heart Is, Casualty, Holby City, Dream Team, Peak Practice, Midsomer Murders, Hollyoaks, Doctors, 9/11:Voices From The Air, 50 Ways To Kill Your Lover, Fortitude and The Bill.

Film includes: The Selfish Giant (Clio Barnard), Treacle (with Beryl Reid, Channel4/BAFTA winner), War Bride, Fish-Eye, First Love, Last Day on Earth, Gorka, The Obit Woman, Bug, The Resurrection, Cabrón, Empire, Chasing Robert Barker, The Black Prince, Slayers, Breathe Easy.

Radio includes: David Grieg’s The Events (Young Vic/Radio4).

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