Nat's career on stage
In 1986 Nat began his acting career on stage with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), which is one of the UK's most distinguished theater companies and the birthplace of many great actors, including Kenneth Branagh, Jeremy Irons, Judi Dench and Ben Kingsley. With the RSC, Nat performed in A Midsummer Night's Dream (as Lysander), The Winter's Tale (as Florizel), Richard II (as Harry Percy), The Kiss (as Oliver), Every Man in His Humour (as Wellbred), The Rover (as Don Pedro), and The Storm (as Kudryash). He left the RSC in 1988.

He also played Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet at London's Old Vic and the title role in Macbeth at the National Youth Theater (NYT). At the Theatre Clwyd in Mold, Nat played Captain Brazen in The Recruiting Officer and Lusby in Claw. One of his most famous productions was The Merchant of Venice for the Phoenix Theatre and in New York where it starred Dustin Hoffman.

In 1999, Nat appeared again on stage in 50 Revolutions, which played at the Whitehall Theatre, London. The cast also included Nicholas Clay, Amanda Root and Claire Rushbrook.

In December 1999, he appeared with Helena Bonham Carter in a scene from Blithe Spirit at a Noel Coward Tribute in London. In 2000 he returned to the stage in London with Speed the Plow, a play by David Mamet.

In 2008 Nat has been sattring in atheatre production after a long absence from the stage. He starred in the lead role in Quartermaine's Terms by Simon Gray.
 
The play has been touring from May 13, 2008 to June 21, 2008 through various places like Windsor, Bath, Brighton, Woking and Richmond. This production was produced by Bill Kenwright Ltd. 

 

 

the audienceIn 2013 Nat was plaing the Westend as Gordon Brown alongside a distinguished cast in a brand new play by Peter Morton, directed by Stephen Daldry. Dame Helen Mirren reprised her stunning characterization of The Queen, also starring was Michael Elwyn as Anthony Eden, Rufus Wright as David Cameron, as well as Haydn Gwynne as Margaret Thatcher, Robert Hardy as Winston Churchill and Paul Ritter as John Major.

 

 

 

RSCIn 2013/2014 Nat returned to the Royal Shakespeare Company after 27 years to play Henry VIII in two brand new adaptations of Hilary Mantels Man Booker Prize winning novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies. He played alongside Ben Miles (Cromwell), Paul Jesson (Cardinal Wolsey), Lucy Briers (Catherine of Aragon) and Lydia Leonard (Anne Boleyn). Both Plays were shown in the RSC's winter season in Stratford-Upon-Avon. The play later transfered to Broadway.

 

 

 

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In 2016 / 2017 Nat will return to London's West End with the revival of James Graham's critically acclaimed political drama This House. The play is direced by Jeremy Herrin. Set in the engine rooms of Westminster, the play strips politics down to the practical realities of those behind the scenes: the whips who roll up their sleeves and on occasion bend the rules to shepherd and coerce a diverse chorus of MPs within the Mother of all Parliaments.

Cast member include Phil Daniels as Bob Mellish and Lauren O’Neil as Ann Taylor, Nathaniel Parker as Jack Weatherill, Kevin Doyle as Michael Cocks, Steffan Rhodri as Walter Harrison and Malcolm Sinclair as Humphrey Atkins.

 

 

An overview of Nat's stage career can be found in our downloads section. The performances during his period of training (NYT and LAMDA) have not yet been fully researched.

 
 

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