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Kieran Hodgson
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Kieran Hodgson

Writer / Performer

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Agent
Kitty Laing
Assistant: Isaac Storm
020 3214 0997
+44 (0) 203 214 0915
About

Kieran is a very talented writer-performer who has projects in development with Kudos, What Larks and Hoot. He recently finished a highly successful Edinburgh run with his acclaimed show LANCE which was nominated for the 2015 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show.

LANCE has now had three sell-out runs at The Soho Theatre Downstairs and has a fourth from in February. Tickets can be found here.

Kieran is also currently undertaking a UK tour of the show with Show & Tell. Information can be found here

Reviews for LANCE at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe:

‘An absolute gem...a delight to watch' ✭✭✭✭✭ The Guardian

'Kieran Hodgson has here served up a one-man effort that lets his comedic talents roar as never before.' ✭✭✭✭ The Telegraph

'A triumph of a show...with plenty of genuinely laugh-out-loud moments.' ✭✭✭✭1/2 Chortle

'Hodgson has penned a beautiful, poignant and most importantly very funny show about innocence lost, and how you can never truly go home again.'
✭✭✭✭✭ The Skinny

Kieran played the role of Ian Lavender in BBC Two’s single drama WE'RE DOOMED! THE DAD’S ARMY STORY alongside John Sessions, Kevin Bishop and Sally Phillips which aired multiple times over Christmas and was BBC2's highest rated single drama of the year.

He is currently filming a guest role in BBC Two's UPSTART CROW and also recently appeared in in Sam Simmons’ Christmas Cracker for Sky. Kieran also played Pliny the Younger in BBC Radio 4’s serial HOW TO SURVIVE THE ROMAN EMPIRE with Joanna Scanlan and Daniel in the Radio 4 four-parter THE LENTIL SORTERS with Vincent Franklin, Rebekah Staton and Julia Deakin.

He played a guest role in SIBLINGS Series 2 for BBC3 (which aired last week) and DRIFTERS Series 3 for E4. Kieran also filmed the role of Ibsen in Graham Linehan's Channel 4 pilot THE CLOUD alongside Adam Buxton, Jamie Demetriou and Aisling Bea and performed in a number of other series for BBC Radio 4 incl. CLARE IN THE COMMUNITY and CYRANO DE BERGRAC.

Kieran reprised the role of Jonathan Harker in Nick Mohammed's MR SWALLOW THE MUSICAL at the Soho Theatre earlier this year after a sell-out run in Edinburgh in 2014: "Enthusiastic support comes from David Elms, Joanna Grace and particularly Kieran Hodgson as Jonathan Harker, who would make a serviceable David Tennant if the ex-Time Lord required a body double." Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard

His brilliant show FRENCH EXCHANGE had a great month at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival at the Voodoo Rooms on the Free Fringe in 2014 and was followed by two successful runs at the Pleasance Theatre in London.

He is was picked as one of the Best Shows on the Free Fringe by the Times and received 4 star reviews:

"Hodgson's embodiment of the multiple characters is elegant and impressive. This is an excellent performance, capturing the ways in which different people carry their bodies." Fest Mag

Kieran appeared in Armistead Maupin's BABYCAKES and as Louis Scratcherd in THE BARCHESTER CHRONICLES: DR THORNE alongside Maggie Steed and Douglas Booth for BBC Radio 4 and had a role in the second series of COUNT ARTHUR STRONG for BBC2. He also starred in 2525, a six-part sketch show examining every walk of life 500 years into the future, for BBC Radio 4. The show was co-created with Matt Lucas and also featured Catriona Knox and Jamie Demetriou.

He wrote on the third series of THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL for The Cartoon Network and was also involved in the Writer's Room for the second series of THE MIDNIGHT BEAST for Warp Television and E4.

Kieran also played the guest lead role of Ridley in one of the JONATHAN CREEK specials for BBC One, THE LETTERS OF SEPTIMUS NOONE. He can be seen in ALAN PARTRIDGE: ALPHA PAPA and also filmed a role in Graham Linehan's BBC2 series COUNT ARTHUR STRONG.

He played the role of DAVEY in the BBC1 pilot GEORGE AND BERNARD SHAW alongside Richard Griffiths and Robert Lindsay and the role of Carl in Series 5 of Radio 4's GILES WEMMBLEY HOGG GOES OFF.

KIERAN AND JOE made their Edinburgh Fringe debut in 2010 as KIERAN & THE JOES with the show SUCCESS: A SUCCESS STORY at the Free Fringe and made a triuphant return in 2011 performing TEAMPOWERED to sell out audiences at Just the Tonic at The Store to fiive star reviews.

TEAMPOWERED rating: * * * * * ... in which these three drearily-attired salarymen welcome you to their “masterclass in teamwork” before spiralling into internecine dysfunction. Their Teampowered is a relentlessly hilarious show, craftsmanlike in concept, writing and delivery, and laying mercilessly into the notion of corporate improvement while also using that as an unlikely framework for all manner of off-the-beam inventiveness. One brilliantly dark slice of audience participation — fusing stand-up conventions, Jason Bourne and the Milgram experiment — will have you on the edge of your seat.

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph

August 2012 saw Kieran performing with Joe in KIERAN & JOE: FRIENDS OF STEEL at the Pleasance Baby Grand in Edinburgh and he also had his own solo show on the Free Fringe, KIERAN HODGSON: SUPERVILLAIN at the Voodoo Rooms.
 

 

 

Film
Production / CharacterDirectorCompany
ALAN PARTRIDGE: ALPHA PAPA
Young Exec
Declan Lowney Free Range & Baby Cow
FRANK (SHORT)
Frank
Co-written and co-directed with Ben TargetTurtle Canyon Films
Television
Production / CharacterDirectorCompany
WE'RE DOOMED! THE DAD’S ARMY STORY
Ian Lavender
Steve BendelackBBC2
DRIFTERS SERIES TWO
Mike
Al Campbell Bwark / E4
SIBLINGS SERIES TWO
Sandy
Bwark Productions/ BBC 3
THE CLOUD - PILOT
Ibsen
BOOM CYMRU TV LTD
MERDE IN BRITAIN Producer: Charlie BennettBBC Three
COUNT ARTHUR STRONG SERIES 2
Walker 1
Graham LinehanRetort / BBC2
JONATHAN CREEK: THE LETTERS OF SEPTIMUS NOONE
Ridley
David RenwickBBC One / BBC
DOWNTON ABBEY IV
First Student
Philip JohnCarnival Films / ITV
COUNT ARTHUR STRONG
Waiter
Graham Linehan Retort / BBC2
GEORGE AND BERNARD SHAW
Davey
Ed ByeFeelgood Fiction
SAM SIMMONS' CRACKER
Leon
Cave Bear Productions / Sky
Stage
Production / CharacterDirectorCompany
LANCE
Various
PBH Free Fringe / Berk's Nest
FRENCH EXCHANGE
Various
Kieran HodgsonPBH / Berk's Nest
FLOOD
(Various characters)
Kieran HodgsonUnderbelly / Berk's Nest / Live Nation
SUPERVILLAIN
Various characters
Kieran HodgsonFree Fringe / Voodoo Rooms
KIERAN & JOE: FRIENDS OF STEELTom MeltzerThe Pleasance Baby Grand
KIERAN & THE JOES: TEAMPOWEREDJust the Tonic at the Store
SUCCESS: A SUCCESS STORY
Kieran and the Joes
Oscar BlustinLondon Run
TOO BIG TO FAIL
Kieran and the Joes
Oscar Blustin
SUCCESS: A SUCCESS STORY
Kieran and the Joes
Richard JonesEdinburgh Festival 2010
WEDDING BELLS
Kieran and the Joes
Oscar Blustin
Radio
Production / CharacterDirectorCompany
HOW TO SURVIVE THE ROMAN EMPIRE
Pliny
BBC Radio 4
CLARE IN THE COMMUNITYProducer: Alexandra SmithBBC Radio 4
NEWSJACK SERIES 12
Various
Producers: Toby Tilling and Matt StrongeBBC Radio 4 Extra
CYRANO DE BERGERAC
Christian
Sue RobertsRadio 4
THE LENTIL SORTERS
Daniel
Producer: David TylerPozzitive/ BBC Radio
DECLINE & FALL
Paul
Producer: Tracey NealeBBC Radio 4
WHAT THE FUTURE?
Various
Producer: Victoria LloydBBC Radio 4
NEWSJACK SERIES 11
Various
Producer: Charlie PerkinsBBC Radio 4
DR THORNE: BARCHESTER CHRONICLES EPS 2 & 3
Louis Scratchered
Susan RobertsBBC Radio 4
BABYCAKES
Simon
Susan RobertsBBC Radio 4
2525
Various
Ashley BlakerBBC Radio 4
CABIN PRESSURE SERIES 4 EP 3
King Maximilian of Liechtenstein
David TylerPozzitive / BBC Radio 4
FRESH FROM THE FRINGE 2012
Characters
Producer: Lyndsay FennerBBC Radio 4
GILES WEMMBLEY HOGG GOES OFF SERIES 5
Carl
David TylerPozzitive / BBC Radio 4
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Agent
Kitty Laing
Assistant: Isaac Storm
020 3214 0997
+44 (0) 203 214 0915
About

Kieran is a very talented writer-performer who has projects in development with Kudos, What Larks and Hoot. He has just finished a highly successful Edinburgh run with his acclaimed show LANCE which was nominated for the 2015 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show.

LANCE sold out its run at The Soho Theatre in October and has a second run from the 25th to the 28th November. He is also performing the show at The Invisible Dot from the 2nd to the 14th November.

Reviews for LANCE at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe:

‘An absolute gem...a delight to watch' ✭✭✭✭✭ The Guardian

'Kieran Hodgson has here served up a one-man effort that lets his comedic talents roar as never before.' ✭✭✭✭ The Telegraph

'A triumph of a show...with plenty of genuinely laugh-out-loud moments.' ✭✭✭✭1/2 Chortle

'Hodgson has penned a beautiful, poignant and most importantly very funny show about innocence lost, and how you can never truly go home again.'
✭✭✭✭✭ The Skinny

Kieran will be seen as the role of Ian Lavender in BBC Two’s upcoming single drama WE'RE DOOMED! THE DAD’S ARMY STORY alongside John Sessions, Kevin Bishop and Sally Phillips which will air over Christmas. He will also shortly be filming a role in Sam Simmons’ Christmas Cracker for Sky and just played Pliny the Younger in BBC Radio 4’s serial HOW TO SURVIVE THE ROMAN EMPIRE.

He reprised the role of Jonathan Harker in Nick Mohammed's MR SWALLOW THE MUSICAL at the Soho Theatre earlier this year after a sell-out run in Edinburgh in 2014: "Enthusiastic support comes from David Elms, Joanna Grace and particularly Kieran Hodgson as Jonathan Harker, who would make a serviceable David Tennant if the ex-Time Lord required a body double." Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard

He recently filmed guest role in SIBLINGS Series 2 for BBC3 and DRIFTERS Series 3 for E4 which will both TX this year. Kieran also filmed the role of Ibsen in Graham Linehan's Channel 4 pilot THE CLOUD alongside Adam Buxton, Jamie Demetriou and Aisling Bea and will be performing in a number of series for BBC Radio 4, CLARE IN THE COMMUNITY, LETTERS OF PLINY THE YOUNGER, THE LENTIL THROWERS and CYRANO DE BERGRAC.

His brilliant show FRENCH EXCHANGE had a great month at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival at the Voodoo Rooms on the Free Fringe in 2014 and was followed by two successful runs at the Pleasance Theatre in London.

He is was picked as one of the Best Shows on the Free Fringe by the Times and received 4 star reviews:

"Hodgson's embodiment of the multiple characters is elegant and impressive. This is an excellent performance, capturing the ways in which different people carry their bodies." Fest Mag

Kieran appeared in Armistead Maupin's BABYCAKES and as Louis Scratcherd in THE BARCHESTER CHRONICLES: DR THORNE alongside Maggie Steed and Douglas Booth for BBC Radio 4 and had a role in the second series of COUNT ARTHUR STRONG for BBC2. He also starred in 2525, a six-part sketch show examining every walk of life 500 years into the future, for BBC Radio 4. The show was co-created with Matt Lucas and also featured Catriona Knox and Jamie Demetriou.

He wrote on the third series of THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL for The Cartoon Network and was also involved in the Writer's Room for the second series of THE MIDNIGHT BEAST for Warp Television and E4.

Kieran also played the guest lead role of Ridley in one of the JONATHAN CREEK specials for BBC One, THE LETTERS OF SEPTIMUS NOONE. He can be seen in ALAN PARTRIDGE: ALPHA PAPA and also filmed a role in Graham Linehan's BBC2 series COUNT ARTHUR STRONG.

He played the role of DAVEY in the BBC1 pilot GEORGE AND BERNARD SHAW alongside Richard Griffiths and Robert Lindsay and the role of Carl in Series 5 of Radio 4's GILES WEMMBLEY HOGG GOES OFF.

 

 

 

 

 

In Development
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE MAYORKudos30' pilot script
SWEATS
(2014)
BBC Radio 415' pilot
Television
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL SERIES 3
(2013)
Cartoon Network / TurnerTeam writer
THE MIDNIGHT BEAST SERIES 2
(2013)
Warp / E4Took part in Writer's Room