Benny Young

Recent theatre: Eulogy (Glasgow Oran Mor/Edinburgh Traverse); Hay Fever (Citizens’/Lyceum); Monarch of the Glen (Pitlochry Festival Theatre); Still Game Live (Phil McIntyre); The Tempest (Xinchan Performing Arts); Waiting for Godot (Lyceum’s 50th Anniversary); Unfaithful (Traverse, Winner of The Stage Award for Acting Excellence); Macbeth (MIF / Armory Park, New York); Philadelphia, Here I Come! (Donmar); The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (CFT / West End); and 27, A Christmas Carol, The Wheel, Be Near Me, and Six Characters in Search of an Author (National Theatre of Scotland).

Previously he has spent seasons with the National, the RSC and The Wrestling School.

Recent television and film: Still Game; One Day Like This; Garrow’s LawWaking The Dead; Spooks (all for BBC).

Film credits include: Tom Harper’s Wild Rose (Three Chords Production Ltd); David Mackenzie’s Outlaw King (Sigma Films/Netflix); Chariots of Fire (Enigma Productions); Out of Africa (Mirage Entertainment/Universal Pictures); Funny Man (Encore Entertainment).

A portrait of Benny Young



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