Glyn Pritchard

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Glyn was born and raised in North Wales and is a native Welsh speaker. Thought after three years of drama training at the Webber Douglas Academy and living in London for the past thirty plus years you’d be hard pushed to tell. His first professional engagement was at the Regents Park Open Air Theatre, where he gained his equity card along with Ralph Feinnes, (I wonder what happened to him) playing ‘Flute’ in A Midsummer Nights Dream. He returned the following year to be in Declan Donalands Romeo and Juliet. He was directed again by Declan at the Royal National Theatre in Lopa de Vaga’s Fuente Ovejuna. In that season he also appeared in Bartholemew Fair directed by Richard Eyre and in Ghetto directed by Nicholas Hytner. He works regularly with Kathryn Hunter and Hideki Noda, Director of the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre. They have created three shows together: The Bee, The Diver and One Green Bottle. The shows have been performed at the Soho Theatre London and in many other countries including Tokyo, New York, Hong Kong, and Paris. Glyn has appeared in many productions across the country, some of which include, ‘Body Talk dir: Stephen Daldry. ‘The Twits’ dir: John Tiffany and Ophelia’s Zimmer dir: Katie Mitchell at the Royal Court. King Lear and Othelo, RSC. ‘The Dark Philosophers’ with Told By an Idiot. A Family Affair Arcola Theatre, Under Milk Wood and Blue Remembered Hills, Lancaster. Marriage of Figaro, Manchester Royal Exchange. Hard Times and Full Moon for Theatre Clwyd and Young Vic. Glyn has also performed in Welsh Speaking stage productions including, including, ‘Yn Debig Iawn i Ti a Fi and Blodeuwedd, for National Theatre Wales and Damwain a Hap for Theatre Clwyd. Films include, Hunky Dorry, Death of a Son, Weekenders. He played the lead in a short film that won Best short film at the Venice Film Festival. TV work includes, Brookside, Coronation St, Casualty, Babylon directed by Danny Boyle, Inspector George,Gently, Stella, The Indian Doctor, Hinterland. Glyn can be seen currently in, Keeping Faith, on BBC 1 and is currently filming a new series for ITV.

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