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Matthew Macfadyen

Matthew Macfadyen



United Kingdom

Age: 49

Born: 17 Oct, 1974

Known for

In Succession as Tom Wambsgansas Tom Wambsgans

in Succession
In The Last Kingdom as Lord Uhtredas Lord Uhtred

in The Last Kingdom
In Ripper Street as Det. Insp. Edmund Reidas Det. Insp. Edmund Reid

in Ripper Street
In The Pillars of the Earth as Prior Philipas Prior Philip

in The Pillars of the Earth

TV Series Starring Matthew Macfadyen

Death by LightningDeath by Lightning
Netflix In Development | Drama, History, Biography

Death by Lightning is a drama series that brings to life the epic and stranger-than-fiction true story of James Garfield, reluctant 20th president of the United States, and his greatest admirer Charles Guiteau - the man who would come to kill him.


StonehouseStonehouse
ITV, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Stonehouse was a high-flying politician in the Labour Party in the 1970s but was involved in an extramarital affair, had financial problems and had acted as a spy for the Czech Secret Service, which took its toll and led to him faking his death and fleeing to Australia. He was eventually found and brought back to England by British detectives.


QuizQuiz
ITV, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, History, Game Show | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Quiz tells the story of Charles Ingram, a former British army major, who caused a major scandal in the early 2000s after being caught cheating his way to winning £1 million on the game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? It tells how Ingram, his wife Diana and an accomplice, Tecwen Whittock, who was sitting in the audience, initially pulled off the on-screen heist before being caught and standing trial.


SuccessionSuccession
HBO Max, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Succession follows the Roys, a dysfunctional, wealthy American media family. It explores loyalty, business, and power in the 21st century. The drama delves into the complexities of family dynamics and the dangers of immense power. It's a glimpse into the lives of the super-rich and influential.


Howards EndHowards End
Starz, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.1/5

Howards End depicts the social and class divisions in turn-of-the-century England through three families: the Schlegels, the wealthy Wilcoxes, and the working-class Basts. The Schlegels are intellectuals, the Wilcoxes are wealthy businessmen, and the Basts are working-class. The show explores the changing landscape of England during this time.


The Last KingdomThe Last Kingdom
BBC Two, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

The Last Kingdom is a historical drama series based on Bernard Cornwell's best-selling novels. It follows the story of The Saxon Stories. Writer Stephen Butchard adapted the series, which has eight hour-long episodes. It is a gripping tale of war, loyalty and love set in the 9th century AD.


The Enfield HauntingThe Enfield Haunting
Sky Living, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Horror, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

Based on the true story of one of the most documented cases of poltergeist activity in the UK, The Enfield Haunting is a chilling TV series that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Follow the terrifying events that took place in a house in Enfield, London, in the late 1970s, as a family becomes the target of a malevolent spirit. Are you brave enough to watch it?


Ripper StreetRipper Street
BBC One, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Set in 1889, Ripper Street is a drama series that follows the lives of the police officers in H Division, tasked with maintaining order in the chaotic streets of Whitechapel, London. The show takes place in the aftermath of the infamous "Ripper" murders, and explores the challenges and dangers faced by the officers as they try to solve crimes and protect the community.


The Pillars of the EarthThe Pillars of the Earth
Starz, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Adventure, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

The Pillars of the Earth is set in 12th century England and follows the building of Kingsbridge Cathedral amidst love, war, and religious strife. The series depicts the struggles of the people involved in the construction of the cathedral, including political battles and personal relationships.


Any Human HeartAny Human Heart
Channel 4, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Romance, History
Rating: 3/5

Follow the life of Logan Mountstuart as he travels and experiences major events like war, the death of a prime minister, and the abdication of a king. Throughout his journey, Logan documents his thoughts and feelings in a personal journal, providing a unique perspective on these historical events.


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.


Nuremberg: Nazis on TrialNuremberg: Nazis on Trial
BBC Two, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Documentary, Mini-Series

Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial, is a BBC documentary film series consisting of three one-hour films that re-enact the Nuremberg War Trials of Albert Speer, Hermann Göring and Rudolf Hess. They were broadcast on BBC Two in 2006 to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the trials.


SpooksSpooks
BBC One, 2002 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Spooks is a British TV series that explores the world of deceit and espionage in the UK's MI5 agency. The show follows the agents who work to protect the country from threats. The agents in Spooks are anonymous, and their work is top-secret. The show delves into the dangerous and high-stakes world of intelligence gathering and counter-terrorism.


The Way We Live NowThe Way We Live Now
BBC One, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance, Mini-Series
Rating: 3/5

First screened on BBC in 2001, The Way We Live Now will surprise those who know Anthony Trollope through the subtleties of his Barsetshire novels. This story of ambition centers around Augustus Melmotte, an Austrian Jewish financier who takes the London money markets and social scene by storm in his efforts to become an "English country gentleman." His rise and fall is followed with remorseless logic by Trollope, and David Yates's direction keeps this in focus against a wealth of subplots and character interaction. The cast is a strong one, with David Suchet's Melmotte gripping in his recklessness, climaxing in the theatrical magnificence of his departure in disgrace from the House of Commons. Shirley Henderson is magnetic as his put-upon daughter Marie, courted by the cream-of-society bachelors for her dowry rather than her person.


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.