Reece Shearsmith


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Reece Shearsmith originates from Hull and is a talented writer and performer. Having graduated from Bretton Hall Drama College with a BA(hons) in Theatre Arts, he is a quarter of the award-winning comedy team The League of Gentlemen and has appeared in a variety of television shows and films. He has also written and performed in London's ... See full bio »

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The League of Gentlemen Edward Tattsyrup / Judee Levinson / Matthew Parker / Mike King / Pamela Doove / Papa Lazarou / Ross Gaines / Stella Hull / Vinnie Wythenshaw / Benjamin Denton / Bobby Hart / Cathy Carter-Smith / Chris Frost / Dean Tavalouris / Dr Edgar Fish / Dr Singleton Boothby / Geoff Tipps / Henry Portrait / Jeanette Stevens / Joseph Lisgoe / Judith Buckle / Keith Drop / Look North Interviewer / Noel Glass / Olive Kilshaw / Ollie Plimsolls / Patch Lafayette / Peter Foot / Reg Ingleby / Reverend Bernice Woodall / Rich / Sam Chignell / Shirley Shelley / Terry Lollard / Various Characters / Bernice Woodall / Singleton Boothby / Various
(1999-2017)
Inside No. 9 Aidan / Alan Curtis / Alex / Archie / Barnabus / Brendan / Brian / Clive / David / Dominic / Eric / George / Greg / Hector / Henry / James / Jim / Klaus / Laurence / Maureen / Maurice / Max / Maxwell / Mr Blenkin / Mr Jelly / Mr Warren / Neville Griffin / Nick / Pat / Ray / Reece Shearsmith / Reverend Neil / Rudolph / SPC Varney / Scaramouche, a Soldier / Simon Smethurst / Stranger / Stu / Terry / Tom / Tommy / Tyler / Urban Bedford / Viktor
(2014-2022)
High-Rise Steele
(2015)
Psychoville Maureen Sowerbutts / Mr. Jelly / Brian / Jeremy Goode / John Reginald Christie / Silent Singer / Maureen / Mr Jelly / The Silent Singer / Mr Jolly / Phil Walker
(2009-2011)

Filmography

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 2022 See How They Run (completed)
John Woolf
 2019-2022 Good Omens (TV Series)
William Shakespeare
- Episode #2.1 (2022)
- Hard Times (2019) ... William Shakespeare
 2014-2022 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Mr Blenkin / Rudolph / Dominic / ...
- Episode #7.6 (2022) ... Mr Blenkin
- A Random Act of Kindness (2022) ... Rudolph
- Kid/Nap (2022) ... Dominic
- Nine Lives Kat (2022) ... Barnabus
- Mr. King (2022) ... Alan Curtis
 2022 The Witchfinder (TV Series)
Matthew Hopkins
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... Matthew Hopkins
 2021 Foundation (TV Series)
Jerril
- Preparing to Live (2021) ... Jerril
- The Emperor's Peace (2021) ... Jerril
 2021 In the Earth
Zach
 2019-2020 The Adventures of Paddington (TV Series short)
Mr. Curry / Mr. Currie
- Paddington Finds a Hobby/Paddington and the Stamp (2020) ... Mr. Curry (voice)
 2019 Home (TV Series)
Newton
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... Newton
 1999-2017 The League of Gentlemen (TV Series)
Edward Tattsyrup / Ross Gaines / Papa Lazarou / ...
- Royston Vasey Mon Amour (2017) ... Various Characters
- Save Royston Vasey (2017) ... Various Characters
- Return to Royston Vasey (2017) ... Various Characters
- How the Elephant Got Its Trunk (2002) ... Various Characters
 2017 Borley Rectory
V.C Wall
 2017 The Man You're Not
Reece Shearsmith
 2016 Stag (TV Mini Series)
Wendy
- Episode 3 (2016) ... Wendy
- Episode 1 (2016) ... Wendy
 2016 Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (TV Series)
Jasper
- Jasper + Chef (2016) ... Jasper
 2016 Galavant (TV Series)
Neo
- Love and Death (2016) ... Neo
 2015 Hunderby (TV Series)
Pastor John
- Episode #2.2 (2015) ... Pastor John
- Episode #2.1 (2015) ... Pastor John
 2015 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Rassmussen
- Sleep No More (2015) ... Rassmussen
 2015 High-Rise
Steele
 2015 Car Share (TV Series)
Ray
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Ray
 2014 House of Fools (TV Series)
Santa / Martin
- The Bobble Hat Affair (2014) ... Santa
- The Ghost Affair (2014) ... Martin
 2013-2014 Psychobitches (TV Mini Series)
Princess Margaret / Old Mother Shipton
- Episode #2.1 (2014) ... Princess Margaret
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Old Mother Shipton
 2014 Chasing Shadows (TV Mini Series)
DS Sean Stone
- Off Radar: Part 2 (2014) ... DS Sean Stone
- Off Radar: Part 1 (2014) ... DS Sean Stone
- Only Connect: Part 2 (2014) ... DS Sean Stone
- Only Connect: Part 1 (2014) ... DS Sean Stone
 2014 The Case of the High Foot (Short)
The Doctor
 2014 The Widower (TV Mini Series)
Malcolm Webster
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Malcolm Webster
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Malcolm Webster
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Malcolm Webster
 2013 An Adventure in Space and Time (TV Movie)
Patrick Troughton
 2012-2013 Horrible Histories (TV Series)
Hollywood Producer #1
- Episode #5.12 (2013) ... Hollywood Producer #1
- Episode #5.10 (2013) ... Hollywood Producer #1
- Episode #5.8 (2013) ... Hollywood Producer #1
- Episode #5.6 (2013) ... Hollywood Producer #1
- Episode #5.3 (2013) ... Hollywood Producer #1
 2013 The World's End
Collaborator
 2013 A Field in England
Whitehead
 2012 Bad Sugar (TV Movie)
Greg
 2012 Him Indoors (Short)
Gregory Brewster
 2012 Comedy Showcase (TV Series)
P.C. Bracket
- The Function Room (2012) ... P.C. Bracket
 2012 The Hollow Crown (TV Series)
Davy
- Henry IV, Part 2 (2012) ... Davy
 2009-2011 Psychoville (TV Series)
Maureen Sowerbutts / Mr. Jelly / Brian / ...
- Andrews Nanotech (2011) ... Mr. Jelly / Jeremy Goode / Silent Singer / ...
- The Hunt (2011) ... Mr. Jelly / Maureen Sowerbutts / Jeremy Goode / ...
- Sunnyvale (2011) ... Maureen Sowerbutts / Mr Jelly / Silent Singer / ...
- Hancock (2011) ... Maureen Sowerbutts / Jeremy Goode / Mr Jolly / ...
- Dinner Party (2011) ... Maureen Sowerbutts / Mr Jelly / Silent Singer
 2011 Eric & Ernie (TV Movie)
Harry Wiseman
 2010 Good Boy (Short)
Underdog
 2010 The Bear (TV Movie)
Luka
 2010 Chekhov Comedy Shorts (TV Series)
Luka
- The Bear (2010) ... Luka
 2010 Burke and Hare
Sergeant Mackenzie
 2010 The First Men in the Moon (TV Movie)
Moon
 2009 Peacock Season
Stoaty
 2009 Stitch Up Showdown (TV Series)
Lazoo
 2009 Mid Life Christmas (TV Movie)
Vicar
 2008 Coming Up (TV Series)
Driver
- Lickle Bill Um (2008) ... Driver
 2008 New Tricks (TV Series)
Jeremy Kirk
- A Face for Radio (2008) ... Jeremy Kirk
 2008 The Cottage
Peter
 2007 Christmas at the Riviera (TV Movie)
Ashley
 2007 Ladies and Gentlemen (TV Movie)
Freddie
 2007 Highgate House of Horror (Video short)
 2007 Marple (TV Series)
Inspector Huish
- Ordeal by Innocence (2007) ... Inspector Huish
 2007 The Abbey (TV Movie)
Dr. Darren
 2006 The League of Gentlemen Are Behind You (Video)
Papa Lazarou / Pamela Doove / Benjamin Denton / ...
 2006 Free Jimmy
Ante (English version, voice)
 2005 The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse
Edward / Papa Lazarou / Geoff / ...
 2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Additional Vogon Voices (as The League of Gentlemen)
 2004 Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (TV Mini Series)
Bobster
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... Bobster
 2004 Monkey Trousers (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 2004 Shaun of the Dead
Mark
 2004 Catterick (TV Mini Series)
Tony
- Episode #1.6 (2004) ... Tony
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... Tony
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... Tony
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... Tony
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Tony
 2002 Spheriks (TV Series)
Nik / Void (2002) (voice)
 2002 tlc (TV Series)
Dr. Laurence Flynn
- Agency Nurse (2002) ... Dr. Laurence Flynn
- The Wrong Leg (2002) ... Dr. Laurence Flynn
- Three Stars (2002) ... Dr. Laurence Flynn
- Clean White Coat (2002) ... Dr. Laurence Flynn
- Sectioned (2002) ... Dr. Laurence Flynn
 2002 Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe (TV Short)
Viking (voice)
 2001 The League of Gentlemen: Live at Drury Lane (Video)
Various Roles
 2001 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (TV Series)
Helium Harry
- Two Can Play at That Game (2001) ... Helium Harry
 2001 Birthday Girl
Porter
 2001 Spaced (TV Series)
Dexter
- Leaves (2001) ... Dexter
- Mettle (2001) ... Dexter
 1999 The Comedy Trail: A Shaggy Dog Story (TV Special short)
Edward Tattsyrup
 1999 This Year's Love
Tourist
 1998 Auton 2: Sentinel (Video)
Dr Dan Matthews
 1998 Lenny Goes to Town (TV Series)
- Brighton (1998)
 1998 In the Red (TV Mini Series)
Broadcast Journalist
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Broadcast Journalist
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Broadcast Journalist
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Broadcast Journalist
 1998 Alexei Sayle's Merry-Go-Round (TV Series)
Phillip Arthurs
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... Phillip Arthurs
 1997 Auton (Video)
Dr Daniel Matthews
 1996 Mash and Peas (TV Series)
Jerry Berkowi
- American Sitcoms (1996) ... Jerry Berkowi
 1996 P.R.O.B.E.: Ghosts of Winterborne (Video short)
Andrew Powell
 1995 P.R.O.B.E.: The Devil of Winterborne (Video)
Andrew Powell
 1995 London's Burning (TV Series)
Martin
- Episode #8.2 (1995) ... Martin
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Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
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Other Works:

Co-writer and co-star of "The League of Gentlemen" on BBC Radio 4. See more »

Alternate Names:

The Cast | The League of Gentlemen

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Spouse:

Jane Shearsmith  (2 children)
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Appearing as Jacques in "As You Like It" at Wyndham's Theatre, London. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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