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Tomorrow's You Magazine carries a brief interview with Tom and photo as part of a feature on young British theatre actors. Read the interview on the website.

Playbill have a photo of Tom with Arcadia co-star Bel Powley attending yesterday's 77th Drama League Awards.

The Broadway star

Tom Riley, 30, from Maidstone, Kent, trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Best known for playing Mr Wickham in ITV’s Lost in Austen, Tom also starred in the drama series Monroe alongside James Nesbitt and Sarah Parish, and is currently appearing in Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia on Broadway, New York.

What was your most star-struck moment?

In America celebrities who go to see your show will come backstage and introduce themselves. Meeting Annette Bening and Ethan Hawke that way was amazing, but when Tom Hanks came it was really special – I’ve loved him since I first saw him in Big!

Are you making America your permanent base?

New York is fantastic, and I’ve done several films in Los Angeles which I really enjoyed, but I don’t think that America is the be-all and end-all. I’ll follow the good work wherever it may be.

Do you prefer stage or screen?

Performing on stage is my first love – it’s why I wanted to be an actor in the first place – and Arcadia is the highlight of my career so far. I love the intimacy of a live theatre audience – you can really squeeze every last drop out of each scene.

How do you spend your downtime?

I love to run. When the weather’s bad I should get on the treadmill in the basement gym of my apartment building, but I lack the motivation. I enjoy cooking, but eating out is so cheap in New York that I often do that instead. And I love to read – at the moment I’m in the middle of Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand and Tina Fey’s autobiography, Bossypants.

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