Christopher Laishley - HeadshotChristopher was awarded a full scholarship from The Stage newspaper to train at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London.

Christopher made his stage debut in Two Noble Kinsmen (Teatro Delle Muse, Rome). In 2015 he appeared in Wars of the Roses trilogy (Rose Theatre, Kingston), directed by Trevor Nunn.

Christopher’s other Shakespearean roles include: Hal (Henry IV: Parts One and Two), Antipholus of Syracuse (The Comedy of Errors), Prospero and Trinculo (The Tempest), Lord Hastings (Richard III) and Horatio in Hamlet.

Christopher is a founding member of York Theatre Royal’s Young Actors Company, appearing with them in An Exact Science? and Peter Shaffer’s Equus. For the Vienna’s English Theatre, he has performed throughout Austria as Phileas Fogg in Around The World In 80 Days and Sir Simon de Canterville in Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost.

Other recent credits include The Wreckers (Clap Trap Theatre, UK tour), Believers Anonymous (Strip Theatre, Rosemary Branch), Alice Through The Looking-Glass (Quantum Theatre, UK & Ireland Tour) and, earlier this year, the UK premi√®re of Bertolt Brecht’s Fear and Misery of the Third Reich (Union Theatre, directed by Phil Willmott).

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