Mark Addy will play Sir John Hotham in Richard Bean's new comedy, The Hypocrite.

Game of Thrones and The Full Monty actor Mark Addy, has been cast as Sir John Hotham in The Hypocrite, a new comedy from award-winning playwright Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors). 

Headshot of Mark Addy
Mark Addy
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Mark began his career on television, appearing in award-winning comedies such as The Thin Blue Line. He worked on the US hit television series Still Standing and Anand Tucker's critically acclaimed Red Riding: 1983. Mark has appeared in HBO's Game Of Thrones alongside Sean Bean. His most recent television credits include Trollied for Sky1, BBC’s Atlantis and New Blood and ITV’s Jericho.

In 1997, he starred in The Full Monty, leading to a BAFTA nomination and a Screen Actors Guild Award.  He also starred in The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, alongside Michael Keaton in Jack Frost, with Chris Rock in Down to Earth and with Heath Ledger in The Order and A Knight's Tale. Mark also appeared as Friar Tuck in Ridley Scott's Robin Hood.

The Hypocrite, by Richard Bean, is a co-production between the RSC with Hull Truck Theatre and Hull UK City of Culture 2017. The play is directed by Phillip Breen and plays in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon from 30 March to 29 April 2017, following its run in Hull Truck Theatre.

More about The Hypocrite.

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