James Fleet

OSCAR VENABLES, patrician and solitary, Oscar has lived in Much Deeping all his life and has a connection to Mark Easterbrook that neither of them know about. Yet.

Distinguished actor James Fleet has been a much-loved figure of the British stage and screen for many years. Recent television appearances include Unforgotten, Death on the Tyne, Patrick Melrose, Indian Summers, The Hollow Crown, Outlander, Partners in Crime, Plebs and Death Comes to Pemberley although he is perhaps best known for playing Tom in the iconic British rom-com Four Weddings and a Funeral and Hugo Horton in The Vicar of Dibley.

James’ screen appearances also include numerous feature films such as The Spy who Dumped Me, Love & Friendship, Mr. Turner, Kevin & Perry Go Large, Charlotte Gray, Sense and Sensibility and The Butterfly Effect.

James is no stranger to the stage and has performed in many of the UK’s most iconic theatres including Les Blancs, The Observer and Berenice at the National Theatre, Mary Stuart at the Donmar Warehouse, Cloud Nine at the Almeida, As You Like It and Just Between Ourselves at the Old Vic Theatre and numerous productions at the RSC including Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Henry IV, I & II and A New Way to Pay Old Debts.

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