Michael's up to date showreel showcases some of his recent work in Film and Television. You can watch extended scenes, clips, or trailers of each project by clicking on the individual images.
Beauty and the Beast is an upcoming 2017 Disney fantasy musical film directed by Bill Condon. The film is a live-action remake of the 1991 animated film of the same name. Michael plays the Tavern Keeper. Coming soon...
Michael co-wrote the screenplay and stars opposite Mark Lewis Jones. Funded by Ciematic, a scheme set up by the Film Agency For Wales, The BFI, BBC Films, S4C and Soda Pictures. The Lighthouse - based on the true story of the Smalls Island tragedy - is directed by Chris Crow and produced by David Lloyd of Dogs Of Annwn. Available now on DVD and VOD.
Saints & Strangers, the story of the Voyage of the Mayflower and the first year of The Pilgrims in America - Michael plays Myles Standish.
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The forth series of the hit ITV police drama DCI Banks starrimg Stephen Tompkinson. Michael plays the guest villain in two episodes. Directed by Craig Pickles - 2014 .
Father Brown is a British television period drama which airs on BBC One and BBC Worldwide. It features Mark Williams as the eponymous crime solving Roman Catholic priest. The series is based on the character of Father Brown created by G. K. Chesterton. Michael will feature as a guest star in the forthcoming third series - 2014 .
Galavant is an upcoming American fairy tale-themed musical comedy television series that was created, written, and executive produced by Dan Fogelman with co-executive producers Alan Menken , Glenn Slater and Chris Koch for ABC Studios.
Written and Directed by Victoria Wood for the BBC, starring Imelda Staunton and Michael Ball. Boxing Day BBC2 2014.
Based on the hit London play POSH by Laura Wade. The film stars Sam Claflin, Max Irons and Duglass Booth and is directed by Lone Sherfig. Due for release in September 2014.
Starring James Franco, Kate Hudson and Tom Wilkson and directed by the acclaimed director Henrik Ruben Genz. Due for release in September 2014.
The 2013 rivival of Roots, the remarkable centrepiece of Arnold Wesker’s seminal post-war trilogy. Michael played Jimmy alongside Jessica Raine and Linda Bassett, directed by James MacDonald at London's Donmar Warehouse.
03/10/13 - 30/11/13.
With a screenplay by Christopher Hampton, Michael plays Charlie Angelfield alongside Bafta award-winning actress Olivia Colman and Vanessa Redgrave in BBC Two's adaptation of Diane Setterfield's novel The Thirteenth Tale.
Legendary acting duo and husband and wife, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor prepare for a 1983 theatrical production of the play, "Private Lives". Starring Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter. Directed by Richard Laxton for BBC4 and BBC America.
Witness a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels an unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother. Produced by Vertigo Films and directed by Farren Blackburn.
An independent historical-drama set in 739 AD. Britain is in chaos - Vikings rape and pillage their way along the coastline, whilst inland Christianity and the Old Religions fight for the homeland. Due for release in 2013 it was shot on location in South Wales and directed by Chris Crow.
Television miniseries based on the Hatfield-McCoy feud. Produced by The History Channel, starring Kevin Coster and Bill Paxton. It was nominated for sixteen EMMY AWARDS, and won five including Best Actor for Kevin Costner. It drew the largest-ever ratings in US cable TV history.watch trailer »
Sir Michael Parkinson presents a special Friday Night is Music Night, in celebration of the 80th year of Leslie Bricusse for BBC Radio 2. With the BBC Concert Orchestra, Michael performed as a star soloist. The concert was recorded at London's Mermaid Theatre on Friday 16 December 2011.listen »
Michael played Puck & Philostrate in A Midsummer Nights Dream, directed by Jonathan Munby. Michael also played The Painter in Timon Of Athens directed by Lucy Baily. (2008)
A British crime film written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, directed by Roger Donaldson, and starring Jason Statham, based on the 1971 Baker Street Robbery in central London. It was critical and box office success opening the UK at number 1 in the UK and number 4 in North America.watch trailer »
A new adaptation by Mike Poulton for The Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Greg Doran, Rebecca Gatward and Jonathan Munby. The Swan Theatre Stratford - UK tour - The National Theatre of Spain - International Festival Of Classical Theatre, Almagro Spain - Gielgud Theatre West End.
The world premiere of a new musical based the on the famous crime thriller by Graham Greene, with music by John Barry and lyrics by Don Black and directed by Michael Attenborough at The Almeida Theatre. Michael played the leading role of Pinkie Brown.
Re-imagined for the thrust stage of the Sheffield Crucible Theatre. The production gained rave reviews, with new choreography by the Laurence Olivier winning choreographer Karen Bruce and directed by Nicolai Foster. Michael played the role of Bobby.
A West End musical with music and lyrics by 80's popband MADNESS and a book by Tim Firth. Directed by Matthew Warchus and won the 2003 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical. The story is of Joe Casey, who becomes involved in petty crime and follows different directions in his life in London. Michael originated the role of Joe Casey straight out of drama school and was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 2002, at the age of 22.