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Welcome to an unofficial website dedicated to supporting the incredible talents of versatile British actor and producer Tom Riley, who has received wide critical acclaim, and awards recognition for his stage, television and film performances. Tom has been seen most recently, on TV screens worldwide, in the lead role of Leonardo da Vinci, in the Starz / BBC drama series Da Vinci's Demons - a role which won him a 2014 BAFTA Cymru best actor award, and as Robin Hood in Doctor Who 'Robot of Sherwood'

Tom is perhaps best known for his television roles - Leonardo da Vinci in Starz Da Vinci's Demons, as Robin Hood in Doctor Who Robot of Sherwood, as Laurence Shepherd in two series of ITV's Monroe, as Gavin Sorensen in ITV's Bouquet Of Barbed Wire, and as Mr Wickham in ITV's Lost In Austen. Other notable television appearances include Poirot: Appointment With Death as Raymond Boynton, and Lewis: And The Moonbeams Kiss The Sea as Philip Horton. Romeo in St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold, and Freddie Butler in Happy Ever Afters are just two of Tom's most recent film roles.

Nominated as Outstanding Featured Actor In A Play at the 2011 Drama Desk Awards for his role as Septimus Hodge in Arcadia on Broadway, Tom's other theatre credits include numerous productions at the Royal Court Theatre, and the Riverside Studios' 2010 world premiere of Hurts Given and Received by Howard Barker. For this he received outstanding reviews, and a nomination for best performance in the 2010 Off West End Theatre Awards. Tom was most recently seen on stage as Richard Kenton in the world premiere of the Stephen Poliakoff play My City at the Almeida Theatre in 2011.

Official production for Da Vinci's Demons season 3 began filming in Wales on 23rd June 2014, with Tom taking dual roles of producer as well as lead actor. Feature film Kill Your Friends finished shooting in April 2014, and will be released in 2015. Tom's guest episode of the new series of Doctor Who 'Robot of Sherwood' was broadcast on 6th September 2014. Da Vinci's Demons will return to Starz in March 2015. Further details of Tom's career can be found elsewhere on the site.

Air - The Film: exclusive new still & UK Aesthetica Festival screening!

The kind people behind short film AIR sent through a fabulous new still of Tom as Nick in the film, along with exciting news of a UK screening for the film.

The UK premiere screening of 'AIR' will be at Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) on Friday 7th November at 16:00 at the Reel Cinema in York as part of the 'Drama 11' programme.

AIR will be screened 3 times at the festival as part of this programme - the other two screenings are:

Saturday 8th November at 16:15 at King's Manor 1
Sunday 9th November at 10:00 at King's Manor 1

ISSUU has the page of the festival programme which has the full details of the Drama 11 programme (page 90) - AIR is film 5 in the programme

If you are interested in seeing AIR, you can buy tickets from www.asff.co.uk/tickets

Death of a Soldier: on BBC Radio 4 November 10th

The BBC Radio 4 drama Death of a Soldier, which Tom recorded a few months ago, will be broadcast from 2.15pm on Monday 10th November 2014, according to DigiGuide.  

Death of a Soldier by Margaret Evison.

A mother's story about the death of her son, Lt Mark Evison, killed by a Taliban sniper as he led his men in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in May 2009.

With Penny Downie, Tom Riley, Luca Thomas. Directed by Karen Rose.

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 November 10th, 2:15pm

Da Vinci's Demons: new NYCC Beat The Genius photos

New photos from the Da Vinci's Demons NYCC Beat the Genius event have been shared online by Mike The Fanboy. The photos are sadly very tiny.

The charming star of Da Vinci’s Demons hosted a riddle challenge at the Da Vinci’s Demons charging station during NYCC. Fans signed up on Facebook to solve one of Tom’s riddles in 30 seconds or less...

...Not only is Tom a great actor, but if you’ve heard him speak in any interviews or during any panels, you know that he’d be a terrific host for this event. Funny, quick-witted and lots of fun, he took the pressure off of the fans.

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