Alan Morrissey

Alan Morrissey
Born Alan Morrissey
(1982-10-09) 9 October 1982
Stockport, Greater Manchester
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–present

Alan Morrissey (born 9 October 1982) is a British actor who was born in Stepping Hill Hospital & lived in the Farmers Arms pub, Stockport, where his parents were the licensees. He grew up in Stockport and then Oldham.[1] Alan trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.[2] In 2002 and again in 2003 Dame Maggie Smith and The Fenton Arts Trust awarded him the bursary for Talented potentials.[3] He graduated from the Old Vic Theatre School in 2004.

Acting career

He made his film debut in The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse in 2005 starring alongside Steve Pemberton and Bruno Langley.[4] and became best known for his television debut as Nick Van Barr in the BBC medical drama series Holby City.[5] He left the show after 18 episodes in 2010.

His stage credits include:-



On 2 September 2013, it was announced Alan Morrissey is to play the role of Max in the West End musical I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical,[12] which opened in March 2014 at the London Palladium.[13] Other principals include Nigel Harman and Cynthia Erivo [14]

Alan Morrissey is currently a member of the London-based artistic collective The Factory Theatre Company he has appeared in their performances of 'Round One', 'Round Two' and 'The Seagull Experiment' in venues all over London as well as performing in 'Boiling Frogs' at the Southwark Playhouse.[15] Other Factory members include Alex Hassell, Catherine Bailey and Laura Rees.[16]

Alan Morrissey can be found on Twitter[17]


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