John Paul Hurley

 

Since completing his training in drama at the Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, John Paul has worked extensively in film, television and theatre. 

 

His most recent credits include the role of Albert Pierrepoint in the BBC series RILLINGTON PLACE, BBC series ELIZABETH IS MISSING, and SILENT WITNESS: RIVER'S EDGE, in which he played the role of Miles Blair (BBC).

 

Other screen credits include Mike Leigh's PETERLOO, SHETLAND (ITV), the Sky TV movie RUBENESQUE, SHAMELESS (Channel 4) and PEAKY BLINDERS, THE SYNDICATE, THE VILLAGE, LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX, EXILE, SOUTH RIDING, ACCUSED, BEING HUMAN and WALLENDER, all for the BBC. 

 

John Paul also appeared in the lead role of Martin in the BAFTA-nominated short film LAID OFF. In 2007 he won the Best Actor award at the European Independent Film Awards in Paris for his performance. 

 

John Paul's recent theatre credits include CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, a co-production of the Glasgow Citizen's Theatre, Edinburgh's Lyceum and and the Liverpool Playhouse, directed by Dominic Hill, TWELFTH NIGHT directed by Rachel O'Riordan with Horsecross, Perth, Imaginate's THE DARK directed by Lu Kemp and TRANSLATIONS directed by Andy Arnold with Citizen's Theatre, Glasgow. 

 

John Paul is also a well-established voice-artist and has worked on numerous radio dramas with BBC Radio 4. 

 

He is based primarily in Edinburgh.