Biography - Ben Miles
Ben Miles trained at the Guildhall: "None of my immediate family were
in the theatre, although my aunt was a dancer at the Palladium until
she met her diplomat husband.
"On my mother's side there was some connection with the Welsh
circus way back."
Since appearing in the last series of Coupling, Ben has worked almost
continuously. He could be seen in Hustle and playing the lead role of
Det Insp Finch in Prime Suspect VI opposite Helen Mirren.
Other television credits include: Love Again (BBC); The Project (BBC);
Ed Stone is Dead (BBC); two series of The Forsyte Saga (Granada); Holby
City (BBC); the part of Fay Ripley's boyfriend Robert in the third series
of Cold Feet (Granada); The Innocent (YTV); Rough Treatment (World Prods);
Reach for the Moon (LWT); Peak Practice (Carlton); Wonderful You (Hartswood);
The Life and Crimes of William Palmer (Yorkshire); Catherine Cookson's
The Round Tower (Festival); Melissa (Channel 4); Is It Legal? (Hartswood);
Measure for Measure (BBC); Zorro (New World) and Zig Zag (BBC Schools).
Films include: Three Blind Mice; The Affair of the Necklace; Keep the
Aspidistra Flying; Wings of the Dove; Paris, Brixton and Getting it
Theatre includes: Hand in Hand to the Promised Land (Hampstead Theatre);
The Cherry Orchard (National Theatre); The London Cuckolds (National
Theatre); Mary Stuart (National Theatre); The Tower (Almeida); The Miser
(Chichester); Two Gentlemen of Verona (RSC); MacBeth (National Theatre);
Trelawny of the Wells (National Theatre); Fuente Ovejuna (National Theatre);
Winters Tale (Young Vic); Hamlet (RSC); Romeo and Juliet (RSC); Have
(RSC); Ispanka (RSC); The Tempest (Phoebus Cart); A Woman of No Importance
(Cambridge Theatre Co); Scars (Lyric Hammersmith, Studio) and Chiefly
Yourselves (National Youth Theatre).