Dave Johns: Byker to Baftas at McMillan Theatre

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Created by Dean Mortlock

McMillan Theatre Bridgwater

Dave johns has been a stand up comic for nearly 3 decades touring his one man shows world wide along side this he is also a multi award winning film actor, accomplished stage actor and respected stand-up comic.

He is perhaps best known for playing the lead role in Ken Loach’s feature film I, Daniel Blake for which he won the 2016 BIFA for Best Actor. He also won Best Actor at the Dublin Film Critics Circle and Best Newcomer at the EMPIRE Awards. Other nominations included Best Actor at the 2016 European Film Awards, Evening Standard British Film Awards, Critics’ Circle Awards 2017.

I, Daniel Blake won the 2016 Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival and also the award for Outstanding British Film at the 2017 BAFTAs. His most recent films Fisherman’s Friends and The Keeper were released earlier in the year. Other notable credits include Walk Like a Panther and Two Graves. Stage credits include Shawshank Redemption and One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest. Currently filming his new lead role 23 Walks alongside Alison Steadman due to be released in 2020.

BRIDGWATER – McMillan Theatre
September 28 / 8pm