Benedick Blythe is a versatile character actor who has had great experience in both stage and screen work. He is currently playing Major Metcalf in Agatha Christie’s ‘The Mousetrap’ at St Martin’s Theatre in the West End.


Benedick is best known for films such as ‘Little Riders’, in which he played the lead opposite Paul Scofield, Rosemary Harris and Malcolm McDowell, and ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’, in another leading role alongside Mandy Patinkin, Salma Hayek and Richard Harris. His TV credits include ‘The Winslow Boy’, ‘Dracula’, ‘Midsomer Murders’ and ‘Holby City’, to name but a few.


His many stage credits include ‘Good’ with the Royal Shakespeare Company, ‘Woman in Mind’ at the Vaudeville and ‘Me And Mamie O’Rourke’ at the Novello Theatre.

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