Dominic Rowan

Dominic Rowan
Born (1970-06-17) 17 June 1970
London, England
Nationality English
Occupation Actor, voice-over artist

Dominic Rowan (born 17 June 1971)[1] is an English television, film and theatre actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as CPS prosecutor Jacob Thorne in the ITV crime drama Law and Order: UK and as Tom Mitford in the Channel 4 drama series North Square. Rowan has also had an extensive stage career.


Rowan trained at Central School of Speech and Drama.


Rowan's work in theatre includes: A Dream Play,[2] Iphigeneia at Aulis,[3] Mourning Becomes Electra,[4] Three Sisters,[5] The Talking Cure[6] and Private Lives[7] at the National Theatre, London; The Two Gentlemen of Verona,[8] The Merchant of Venice[9] and Talk of the City for the RSC; A Voyage Round My Father[10] and Lobby Hero[11] at the Donmar Warehouse, London; Playhouse Creatures[12] at the Old Vic, London; Way to Heaven[13] and Forty Winks at the Royal Court Theatre, London; The Importance of Being Earnest[14] at The Oxford Playhouse; Sexual Perversity in Chicago at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield; The Rivals,[15] Charley's Aunt[16] and Look Back in Anger at the Royal Exchange, Manchester; A Collier's Friday Night at Hampstead Theatre, London; Wit's End at the New End Theatre, London, and Happy Now?, a new play by Lucinda Coxon at the National Theatre, London.[17]

He was seen in David Eldridge's Under The Blue Sky, which ran from July to September 2008 at the Duke of York's Theatre, London, then from December 2009 in Martin Crimp's version of Molière's comedy The Misanthrope[18] at the Comedy Theatre, London. In summer 2009, he appeared as Touchstone in Shakespeare's As You Like It at the Globe Theatre, where he also appeared in the title role of Henry VIII in 2010. In July 2011 he appeared at the Royal Court alongside Romola Garai in The Village Bike.[19]

In 2012 he appeared as Torvald in Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House at the Young Vic and in Berenice by Jean Racine at the Donmar Warehouse.


His TV credits include: Catwalk Dogs,[20] Baby Boom, Midsomer Murders, Trial and Retribution, Family Man,[21] The Lavender List,[22] Celeb, Silent Witness, Swallow, Doc Martin, A Rather English Marriage, Saint X, Holby City, Rescue Me, Lost World, North Square, Hearts and Bones, Emma,[23] The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, No Bananas, Devil's Advocate and Between the Lines. In 2011, Rowan joined the cast of Law & Order: UK, replacing Ben Daniels as the show's Crown Prosecutor Jacob Thorne. He joined the new "order" team of Freema Agyeman and Peter Davison.[24]


Rowan's film appearances include: David, The Tulse Luper Suitcases and the short film Pressure Points. In September 2011 Rowan played the title role in NCM Fathom/Globe Theatre/Arts Alliance Media film presentation of Shakespeare's Henry VIII – filmed during live performances at the Globe Theatre in London.


His radio work includes: Number 10, And the Rain My Drink, The Talk of the City[25] and The Mill on the Floss


  1. "Dominic Rowan - TVSA". TVSA.
  2. "Productions : A Dream Play". National Theatre. 15 May 2005. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  3. "Productions: Iphigenia at Aulis". National Theatre. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  4. "Productions: Mourning Becomes Electra". National Theatre. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  5. "Productions: Three Sisters". National Theatre. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  6. "Productions: The Talking Cure". National Theatre. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  7. "Productions: Private Lives". National Theatre. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  8. "The Two Gentlemen of Verona". The RSC Shakespeare. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  9. "The RSC Shakespeare, plot summary – The Merchant of Venice". Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  10. Aleks Sierz (14 June 2006). "The Stage/Reviews: A Voyage Round My Father". Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  11. Michael Billington (26 April 2002). "Lobby Hero, London". Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  12. "Review of Playhouse Creatures". 15 September 1997. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  13. "The British Theatre Guide : Reviews – Way to Heaven (Royal Court Theatre Upstairs)". Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  14. Andrew Blades (25 August 2005). "The Stage/Reviews: The Importance of Being Earnest". Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  15. "The Rivals". 23 March 1996. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  16. "Charley'S Aunt". 21 January 1995. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  17. "Productions: Happy Now?". National Theatre. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  18. "The Misanthrope review". 51.510318,-0.131031: Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  19. Michael Billington (3 July 2011). "The Village Bike – review". The Guardian. UK. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  20. TV and Radio. "The weekend on television: Catwalk Dogs (ITV1) – Britain's Love Story (ITV1)". London: Telegraph. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  21. "Drama – The Family Man". BBC. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  22. Personal View. "The truth about Wilson's 'lavender list'". London: Telegraph. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  23. James, Caryn (15 February 1997). "An 'Emma' Both Darker And Funnier". New York Times. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  25. "The Talk Of The City". 16 December 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2012.

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