Philip Glenister and John Simm In Conversation – a fundraiser for the Orange Tree Theatre

Orange Tree Theatre

Orange Tree Theatre

Philip Glenister and John Simm are reunited following the hugely popular TV series Life on Mars, Mad Dogs, Prey and State of Play for an exclusive In Conversation at the Orange Tree – chaired by Artistic Director Paul Miller – to fundraise for the work of the multi award-winning Off West End theatre. With just half of the OT’s income coming from ticket sales, the Theatre needs to raise a further £450,000 a year. This will be an evening of great insights – intimate and up-close – with two of Britain’s most popular actors.

Philip Glenister is an Ambassador of the Orange Tree.

His work on TV includes Urban Myths, Living the Dream, Outcast, Inside No.9, Prey, The Level, Big School, The Hollow Crown, From Here To Here, Mad Dogs, Hidden, Treasure Island, Ashes to Ashes, Demons, Cranford, Clocking Off and Vanity Fair. Films include Bel Ami, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Kingdom of Heaven, Calendar Girls, The Other Boleyn Girl and I.D. He last appeared on stage in the National Theatre hit This House by James Graham. He has also performed in Translations at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, and Beautiful Thing at the Bush Theatre

John Simm’s work on TV includes Strangers, Trauma, Collateral, Doctor Who, The Catch, Code of A Killer, Intruders, The Village, Exile, Moving On, Skellig, The Yellow House, Blue/Orange, Sex Traffic, Nero, The Canterbury Tales, Crime and Punishment, Never Never, Forgive and Forget, The Lakes, Between the Lines and Cracker. Films include Everyday, Human Traffic and Wonderland with director Michael Winterbottom, and 24 Hour Party People.

On stage he’s worked with OT Artistic Director Paul Miller on Elling at the Bush and in the West End, Goldhawk Road at the Bush and the title role inHamlet at Sheffield Crucible. He appeared in Pinter’s The Homecoming and The Hothouse at Trafalgar Studios and will feature in Celebration andParty Time at the Harold Pinter Theatre in December. Other plays include Three Days in the Country at the National Theatre and Speaking in Tonguesin the West End.

Tickets are £48 and available from midday Thursday 16 August.

A limited number of £20 tickets for under 30s are also available.