Stephen Graham

Stephen Graham: “You need to give people opportunities to tell the stories that are out there to be told”

Stephen Graham (Credit: Channel 4)

Despite Stephen Graham’s star status among Hollywood’s elite, he is still one of the most down to earth actors in the business.

Although he has worked with some of the biggest stars over the years, for him, there was only one person that left him feeling starstruck.

“Steven Gerrard,” Graham laughed. “That’s the only time I’ve ever lost my bottle, I found myself talking posh and thought, ‘Stephen, what are you doing? Shut up, where’s this voice come from?’”

RTS and Sky Atlantic present In Conversation with Stephen Graham

One of Britain’s most beloved actors, Stephen Graham, best known for his iconic roles in film and TV series, Snatch and This is England, has a career most actors could only dream of. From playing Al Capone in Boardwalk Empire and winning accolades for his turn in Little Boy Blue, to creating a deep and complex character in Save Me.

Now, in celebration of his body of work, Stephen will discuss his varied and fascinating career with rising star and Save Me co-star Alice Feetham.

BBC releases first look image of Stephen Graham in new Boiling Point series

Boiling Point showed the stress-ridden world of hospitality in a real time drama that received widespread critical acclaim. Stephen Graham (Time) starred as Andy, the head chef of Jones & Sons who was struggling to cope with its falling health and safety ratings, managing the staff and cooking for a visiting food critic. The film ended with Andy collapsing.

Disney+ announces knockout cast for boxing drama A Thousand Blows

Ding ding! Filming is underway for A Thousand Blows, the 12-part drama set in the gritty world of 1880s illegal boxing in the East End of London.

The series centres on two protagonists, Heziah, played by Malachi Kirby (Small Axe), and Alec, played by Francis Lovehall (His Dark Materials). The pair are thrust into the underground London boxing scene after arriving from Jamaica, and quickly find themselves fighting on all fronts in a punishing world of violence and lawlessness.

Stephen Graham to star in gripping new ITV drama The Walk-In

A man with a filter of England's St George's Cross overlaying his face

Written by Jeff Pope (A Confession), the timely state-of-the-world five-part series poses the questions: what makes people fear and hate those who are different from themselves, and can someone’s view of the world be fundamentally changed?

Stephen Graham (Boiling Point) stars as activist Matthew Collins, a reformed Neo-Nazi now working as a journalist for the anti-racist organisation, Hope not Hate. Forced to flee the UK and go into hiding when he became a mole within the BNP during the 1990s, Collins returns to Britain to make a new life for himself.

Disney+ calls on creator of Peaky Blinders for new illegal boxing drama A Thousand Blows

A Thousand Blows will see Knight, the writer who breathed new punk energy into the period piece with series like Peaky Blinders and Taboo, portray the perils of illegal boxing in the 1880s in Victorian London.

Across 12 parts, the thrilling series will follow Hezekiah and Alec, two best friends from Jamaica who are thrust into the melting pot of London’s East End post-industrial revolution.

BBC One releases Peaky Blinders series six trailer: “One last deal to be done”

Released on New Year’s Day, the trailer sees Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) tease “one last deal to be done, then we Peaky Blinders rest.”

There is also footage of acquaintances new and old, including Stephen Graham’s new character clashing with the Shelby brothers, and Tom Hardy’s return as Alfie in the series.

Also returning are Paul Anderson as Arthur Shelby, Finn Cole as Michael Gray, Anya Taylor-Joy as Gina Gray and Sophie Rundle as Ada Shelby, among others.