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Anton Lesser

Anton Lesser



United Kingdom

Age: 72

Born: 14 Feb, 1952

Known for

In Andor as Major Partagazas Major Partagaz

in Andor
In The Crown as Harold MacMillanas Harold MacMillan

in The Crown
In 1899 as Henry Singletonas Henry Singleton

in 1899
In Endeavour as Chief Superintendent Reginald Brightas Chief Superintendent Reginald Bright

in Endeavour

TV Series Starring Anton Lesser

BetterBetter
BBC iPlayer, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.5/5

Redemption story set in Leeds, using the landscape of the city and surrounding countryside as a backdrop to what becomes an epic battle for one woman's soul. After a family tragedy is narrowly averted, a corrupt police detective undergoes a painful moral awakening and decides to put right 20 years of wrongdoing - but satisfying her newfound conscience won't be straightforward. She slowly realises that her redemption will only be complete once she brings down the powerful gangster she has worked for all this time, a man she helped rise to power, and has come to love like a brother.


AndorAndor
Disney+, 2022 On Hiatus | Drama, Action, Adventure, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Set in the Star Wars universe, Andor is a tense nail-biting spy thriller, which follows the adventures of a rebel spy Cassian Andor.


18991899
Netflix, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Horror | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

1899 revolves around a migrant steamship heading west to leave the old continent from London to New York. People from many different countries are on board. The passengers are united by their hopes and dreams for the new century and their future abroad but when they discover another migrant ship adrift on open sea, their journey takes an unexpected turn.


The CrownThe Crown
Netflix, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

A drama charting Elizabeth the second's ascension to the throne and the political climate at the time.


Wolf HallWolf Hall
BBC Three, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Following the fact-based historical book of the same name, this drama will follow the rise of Cromwell as he becomes Henry VIII's closest advisor.


DickensianDickensian
BBC One, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Dickensian intertwines the realm of fictional characters in Charles Dickens' novels in half-hour episodes, including Scrooge, Fagin and Miss Havisham, as their lives intertwine in 19th century London. The Old Curiosity Shop sits next door to The Three Cripples Pub, while Fagin's Den is hidden down a murky alley off a bustling Victorian street.


EndeavourEndeavour
ITV, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

This is a British/American television detective drama set as a prequel to the long-running television adaption of the Inspector Morse novels by Colin Dexter and made with the author's collaboration.


The Hollow CrownThe Hollow Crown
BBC Three, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Experience the epic tale of power, family and politics in The Hollow Crown. Follow the rise and fall of three kings and their impact on history. With gripping drama and stunning visuals, this series brings to life the tumultuous reigns of England's monarchs. Don't miss this captivating journey.


Secret StateSecret State
Channel 4, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Politics | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

Gabriel Byrne stars as deputy prime minister Tom Dawkins, who's thrust to the fore by catastrophic events, and ends up forced to take on the might of the establishment.


The HourThe Hour
BBC Three, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

June 1956. BBC reporters and soul mates Bel Rowley and Freddie Lyon join a brand new current affairs programme and become involved in a dark and dangerous conspiracy.


Little DorritLittle Dorrit
BBC One, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Romance, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Little Dorrit tells the story of the Dorrit family and the rich array of characters they encounter on their way from rags to riches and back again.


Perfect Strangers (2001)Perfect Strangers (2001)
BBC Two, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Mini-Series
Rating: 1/5

When Daniel attends an extraordinary family reunion with his parents, he discovers a world he hardly knew existed. Seduced by the allure of this new world, Daniel adopts the role of go-between for his glamorous Aunt Alice and his dazzling cousins Rebecca (Claire Skinner) and Charles (Toby Stephens). But even the most honorable of intentions have the potential to go disastrously wrong.


Vanity Fair (1998)Vanity Fair (1998)
BBC One, 1998 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance
Rating: 3/5

"I am poor and put upon," concedes Becky Sharp during the first episode of Vanity Fair, but it rapidly becomes clear that she intends to change this situation, scrambling up the social ladder by exploiting her guile, good looks and the gullibility of doting males. In the light of her selfish, single-minded resolve to achieve success, Sharp may be viewed as an optimistic dreamer, pragmatic schemer, proto-feminist or a coquettish combination of all three.