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Paul Hunter

Paul Hunter is the writer, and is the company, of Would You Bet Against Us?

Paul Hunter is co-founder and Artistic Director of Told by an Idiot. Paul has worked on all Told by an Idiot shows to date as director/writer/performer.

As a performer, Paul has appeared in:

Theatre: La Cage Aux Folle (Park Theatre); Wise Children (Wise Children Old Vic and UK tour); Life of Galileo (Young Vic); The Little Match Girl (Shakespeare’s Globe); Gaslight (Royal and Derngate); Tartuffe (Birmingham Rep); Much Ado About Nothing, The Globe Mysteries, Troilus And Cressida,  A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare’s Globe); Rapunzel and The Red Shoes (Kneehigh); Under The Black Flag (Shakespeare’s Globe); The Water Engine (Young Vic/Theatre 503); The Play What I Wrote (West End); Oliver Twist and Pinocchio (Lyric Hammersmith); Into Our Dreams (Almeida); the title role in Richard III (English Shakespeare Company); Animal Farm and Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night (Northern Stage); Les Enfants Du Paradis (RSC); and the title role in The Servant With Two Masters (Sheffield Crucible).

Film: Pan, Cryano, Princess and Peppernose (Dir. Joe Wright); Cinderella (Dir. Kenneth Branagh); Denial (Dir. Mick Jackson); This Beautiful Fantastic (Dir. Simon Aboud) and Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides (Dir. Rob Marshall).

TV: Masters of the Air (Playtone/Amblin/Apple TV); The Great (Amazon/Channel 4); Bridgerton (Shondaland/Netflix); Quiz, Midsomer Murders (ITV); Trinity (Roughcut/ITV); My Family, Still Open All Hours (BBC); Marvellous (Tiger Aspect/Fifty Fathoms/BBC) and Black Books (Assembly Films and TV/Channel 4).

Past events