Joshua McGuire (born 1987) is an English television, film and stage actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as Angus in the Channel 4/Netflix comedy series Lovesick (previously known as Scrotal Recall). He starred opposite Daniel Radcliffe in the critically acclaimed production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at The Old Vic. He will play Briar Cudgeon in Artemis Fowl.
|Born||1987 (age 31–32)|
|Education||Warwick School, Warwickshire|
|Alma mater||Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)|
|Known for||Lovesick (Channel 4/Netflix)|
Amadeus (Chichester Festival Theatre)
Privacy (Donmar Warehouse)
The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff (BBC Two)
The Hour (BBC Two)
Posh (Royal Court Theatre)
McGuire was educated at Warwick School, a boarding and day independent school for boys in his home town of Warwick in Warwickshire, followed by the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, in Bloomsbury in Central London, from which he graduated with a BA (Hons) in Acting.
Life and career
Prior to graduation, McGuire had been a member of Playbox Theatre Company, and was involved in minor radio dramas and Shakespearean productions. While still a drama student, he first came to attention for his role in the premiere of Laura Wade's satirical play Posh in which he portrayed a student member of the "Riot Club", a parody of the Bullingdon Club at Oxford University.
McGuire has made cameo appearances in a number of BBC sitcoms and drama series and was a cast member in the 2011 BBC Two series The Hour. He also starred as assistant to Stephen Fry's character in the comedy series The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff, a parody of Charles Dickens' works..
|2010||EastEnders: E20||Olly Manthrope-Hall||3 episodes|
|2010||Doctors||James Neathercote||1 episode|
|2011 - 2013||The Hour||Isaac Wengrow||6 episodes|
|2011||The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff||Fearshiver||1 episode|
|2012||A Young Doctor's Notebook||Even Younger Doctor||1 episode|
|2013||About Time||Rory||Feature Film|
|2013||You, Me & Them||Tim Walker||4 episodes|
|2014–present||Lovesick (Scrotal Recall)||Angus||10 episodes|
|2014||Mr Turner||John Ruskin||Feature Film|
|2014||Get Santa||Tony||Feature Film|
|2016||Love, Nina||Mark 'Nunney' Nunn||5 episodes|
|2020||Artemis Fowl||Briar Cudgeon|
|2001||King John||Royal Shakespeare Company||Arthur|
|2010||Posh||Royal Court Theatre||Guy Bellingfield|
|2010||Hay Fever||Rose Theatre, Kingston||Simon Bliss|
|2012||Posh||Duke of York's Theatre||Guy Bellingfield|
|2012-13||The Magistrate||National Theatre||Cis Farringdon|
|2014||Privacy (play)||Donmar Warehouse||The Writer|
|2014||Amadeus||Chichester Festival Theatre||Mozart|
|2014||The Ruling Class||Trafalgar Studios||Dinsdale Gurney|
|2015||Future Conditional||The Old Vic||Oliver|
|2017||Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead||The Old Vic||Guildenstern|
|2018-19||I'm Not Running||National Theatre||Sandy Mynott|
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- "Im Not Running | National Theatre". www.nationaltheatre.org.uk. Retrieved 7 December 2018.