Official John Sackville website. Offers an overview of John's work in film, television and theatre. Includes latest news, stills, clips, filmography, contact details.

Featuring excerpts from: The Lost City of Z, Genius, Into the Mirror, Royal Wives at War, The Secret of Crickley Hall and The Crown. © 2018
Play Clip from Fossil
Brickwall Films / Fine Cut Pictures
Part relationship drama, part thriller, a subtle and intimate account of the breakdown of a marriage and its tragic consequences. Set in the south of France, this is the first full-length feature from Alex Walker, the exciting writer/director of Brickwall Films.
Play Clip from The Hoarder
The Hoarder
Atlantic Picture Company/Lionsgate
A new feature from director Matt Winn. Set in New York, a group of ordinary people trapped in an underground storage facility try to stay alive while being pursued by an unknown entity. With Mischa Barton and Robert Knepper.
Play Clip from House of Anubis
House of Anubis
Lime Pictures
The award-winning, BAFTA nominated US TV series. Season Three of the acclaimed teen mystery television series sees the appearance of a deadly predator in the corridors of Anubis – showing to audiences of several million worldwide.
Play Clip from Young John Paul II
Young John Paul II
Sunday Times Critics Choice 2009. The BBC’s dramatic account of the early life of Karol Wojtyla, later Pope John Paul II, as he opposes the Nazi invasion of Poland and fights for survival on the streets of Krakow.
Play Clip from A Quiet Man
The Quiet Man
A single father battles for both his sanity and the custody of his disturbed child in an episode from the BAFTA and Royal Television Society winning drama Casualty.
Play Clip from The Royal
The Royal
The story of a terrible accident which destroys the lives of a young couple in ITV’s long running medical drama series.
Absolute Hell
Douglas Eden in Absolute Hell. National Theatre, 2018
“John Sackville gives a tremendous performance of sheer stiff upper lip as Douglas Eden”
“Superb performances in a seedy Soho club”
Radio Times
★ ★ ★ ★
“An absolutely unmissable National Theatre production”
Financial Times
★ ★ ★ ★
Baz Canham in Imaginationship. Finborough, 2018
“Sharp and acute performances from John Sackville and Atilla Akinci”
London Pub Theatres
A Day by the Sea
Julian Anson in A Day by the Sea. Southwark Playhouse, 2017
“Anson, elegantly played by John Sackville”
Michael Billington of The Guardian
William Wordsworth
William Wordsworth in William Wordsworth. ETT, 2017
“John Sackville’s Wordsworth is a study in principled and engaging less is more intensity”
The Stage
The Trial of Jane Fonda
the Reverend John Clarke, with Anne Archer, in The Trial of Jane Fonda. Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Festival 2014
“Sackville is thoughtful and troubled as the priest… delivers a touching coda that brings a lump to the throat”
The Daily Telegraph
An Inspector Calls
Gerald Croft in An Inspector Calls. National UK Tour 2011-2012
Stephen Daldry’s multi award-winning National Theatre production
“As concentrated a piece of theatrical perfection as you will find anywhere”
The Daily Telegraph
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Chris Davis in Dust. Edinburgh International Festival 2011
The Times Critics Choice
“… a highly versatile and powerful actor… I wish I had seen his Hamlet”
George Dillon
The Winslow Boy
John Watherstone in The Winslow Boy. Rose Theatre, Kingston 2009
The Guardian
★ ★ ★ ★
“Unwin’s production is acted with superlative finesse”
Michael Billington
A Man For All Seasons
William Roper in A Man for All Seasons. Theatre Royal, Haymarket - West End 2006
“A Man for All Seasons is, unmistakably, a play for these times”
The Independent
★ ★ ★ ★

Studied at Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.

Awarded the McEuen Rosebowl for Acting for the title role in Hamlet, at the Scottish Student Drama Festival.

After training, leading roles in regional theatre followed at Pitlochry Festival Theatre, York Theatre Royal, Nuffield Theatre Southampton and the Watermill Theatre.

Other major theatre productions include a further Hamlet for Oxford Stage Company (Headlong); Othello and Volpone with the Royal Shakespeare Company; leading roles in Stephen Daldry’s National Theatre production of An Inspector Calls, A Cloud in Trousers at Southwark Playhouse and Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, in which he played the title role for Bill Kenwright; The Winslow Boy at the Rose Theatre, Kingston; A Man For All Seasons at the Theatre Royal Haymarket and the lead role in Party at the Arts Theatre – both in the West End.

More recently, he starred as Julian Anson in A Day by the Sea at Southwark Playhouse, as the title role in William Wordsworth for ETT and as Douglas Eden in the National Theatre’s Absolute Hell.

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