Kieran Knowles

Kieran Knowles


Kieran is co-artistic director of From Ground Up Theatre Company. He trained on the three-year acting programme at LAMDA and at Loughborough University, he has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company on their touring productions of ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ and 'The Winter's Tale' directed by Lucy Bailey and performed the role of Dezzie in the UK Tour of Richard Bean's play 'Toast' which finished off playing in NYC. He established the role of Tommy in his own play ‘Operation Crucible’ directed by Bryony Shanahan at the Finborough Theatre, Sheffield Crucible and in NYC. Further writing credits include: ‘Chicken Soup.’ (Sheffield Crucible), ‘Comet’ (The Pleasance) and ‘31 Hours’ (Bunker Theatre).


  • Height: 6' 1 (185cm)
  • Weight: 15st (95.3kg)
  • Playing Age: 28 - 35
  • Eye Colour: Green
  • Hair Colour: Light/Mid Brown
  • Hair Length: Mid Length
  • Appearance: White


Operation Crucible, 59E59 Brits off Broadway, (director: Bryony Shanahan)

Operation Crucible, Tommy, Sheffield Crucible (director: Bryony Shanahan)

Toast, Dezzie, UK Tour/New York, Snapdragon Productions (director; Eleanor Rhode)

Operation Crucible, Tommy, Finborough Theatre (director; Bryony Shanahan)

The Winter's Tale, Gaoler - U/S Young Shepherd, RSC/National Tour (director: Lucy Bailey)

The Witches Promise, Adam, Birmingham Reperatory Co (director: Peter Cann)

The Taming of the Shrew, Nathaniel - U/S Christopher Sly, RSC/National Tour (director: Lucy Bailey)

Darkness, Yann, Lakeside Theatre Colchester (director: Gari Jones)

Waiting For Lefty, Harry Fatt, Theatre Royal Haymarket (director: Tinuke Craig)

Stitching, Stu, Newerton Art (director: Anthony Lau)

The Exclusion Zone, James, Southwark Playhouse (director: Mark Ravenhill)


When The Stamp Made Its Mark, Jack, Cathy Dew (director: Peter Leslie-Wild)

Prometheus And Sisyphus, Sisyphus, Crystal Clear (director: Hannah Nicklin)


Lucretia, Collatinus, RSC (director: Tinuke Craig)

Darkness, Yann, Lakeside Colchester Theatre (director: Jonathan Lichtenstein)

Rehearsed Reading

Darcy's Progress, Mr Darcy, Liars League (director: Ben Crystal)

Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery, Basil Potts (director: John Kachoyan)

Kieran Knowles
Kieran Knowles
Kieran Knowles
Kieran Knowles