Peter
Caulfield

Peter has worked across the board in Theatre, TV, Film and Radio. 

He most recently filmed feature film “Great Yarmouth - Provisional figures” with award-winning director and writer Marco Martins, airing in early 2022. He can also be seen playing Francesco in Russell T Davies' Cucumber on 40D, and
Jessie in Amazon crime thriller: Absentia

For theatre, he recently played Gash in Bryony Lavery’s moving play Last Easter and has played Bob Cratchit in the Old Vic’s beautiful production of A Christmas
Carol
 directed by Matthew Warchus, Ginger in the ground breaking play
Jerusalem at the Watermill Theatre and played King Herod in the original
cast of Regent’s Park Olivier award-wining production of Jesus Christ
Superstar. 


Peter was born in Boston, but brought up in Nottingham (East Midlands) England. His father is Irish decent and Mother Essex born. He trained at the Paul McCartney Drama school (LIPA) in Liverpool and graduated with a 1st BA (Hons) in ACTING.

On the small screen, Peter has been an episode lead in 'Doctor Who' (BBC) opposite Matt Lucas. He played Francesco, in the much-anticipated Russell T. Davies drama series, 'Cucumber' (Channel 4), and 'Banana' (E4), which also aired in the US. He can also be seen playing Roy, assistant to The American President (Kim Cattrall) in the International Nordic crime thriller 'MODUS.' And played Jessie in Amazon series ‘Absentia.

Peter is also well known for various West End Theatre performances including the creation of The Lehman Brothers in the West End smash hit; 'Enron', and the role of Sam, in the European premier of American play 'Obamaology', which dramatically follows the Obama campaign, in the state of Ohio. Peter also starred as Alfie, in the National Theatre's Broadway and London hit; "One Man 2 Guvnors", was in the Wild Duck at the Donmar Warehouse, as played Bob Cratchit in the Old Vic theatres hit production of “A Christmas Carol.” He also took on the role of a Ginger in Remounting production of Jerusalem At the Watermill theatre to great acclaim.

He has also performed alongside Ian Mckellen on the Old Vic stage, and opposite Tom Hardy, Hayley Atwell, and Rory Kinear, on the National Theatre's Olivier stage, in the restoration comedy, 'Man of Mode'. Peter's also an accomplished vocalist: starring as King Herod in the multi award-winning production of "Jesus Christ Superstar" at Regent's Park Open Air theatre, and in a number of Stephen Sondheim productions, including; "Into The Woods" (Royal Opera House), "Follies" and A "Funny Thing Happened on The Way To the Forum" (National Theatre).

Peter was most recently cast in the movie ‘Great Yarmouth’ directed by Marco Martins and also will soon be seen in the release of HBO film documentary ‘The Mystery of D.B.Cooper’.


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“The main joy of this productionis Peter Caulfield’s flamboyant and irrepressibly slutty Gash. With an armouryof dreadful jokes and classic songs from the 1940s, he brightens up scene afterscene and keeps the play on course whenever it threatens to hit the rocks.”

Stephen Bates
The Reviews Hub on Last Easter

Peter Caulfield is mesmerising as the 87-year-old waiter Alfie, a rubber-limbed contortionist who changes from slow motion to hyper-charged whenever anyone tweaks his pacemaker.

Richard Bean
on One Man Two Guvnors

His sidekick Ginger (Peter Caulfield, excellent) hilariously torpedoes the tale by wondering how the story was missed by BBC Points West.

Robert Gore-Langton
Event Magazine on Jerusalem

Peter Caulfield has enormous fun as a Lady Gaga Herod in gold lamé

Neil Norman
The Daily Express on Jesus Christ Superstar (2016 & 2017)

Peter Caulfield as the camp gangster, Herod, is the highlight of the second act (but hats off to the authors for creating the best cameo in musical theatre).

Lloyd Evans
The Spectator on Jesus Christ Superstar (2016 & 2017)

As Ginger, the ultimate misfit, Peter Caulfield has a permanent whiff of dissatisfaction; his drugged-up confusion is a wonderful comic highlight.

Sarah Crompton
The Watermill on Jerusalem

Peter Caulfield plays Ginger with fantastic physical comedy

Arifa Akbar
The Guardian on Jerusalem

His sidekick Ginger (Peter Caulfield, excellent) hilariously torpedoes the tale by wondering how the story was missed by BBC Points West.

Robert Gore-Langton
Event Magazine on Jerusalem

 “Gash.... played withgusto by peter Caulfield“ 

Nick Curtis
Evening Standard on Last Easter

Peter Caulfield - a delight as the silky smooth doctor

Chris Wiegand
on NHS The Musical

As Alfie, Peter Caulfield demonstrates immense physical comedy prowess, extracting maximum laughs from his misfortune as he runs into doors, spills soup and is in the wrong place at the wrong time, every time.

David Finch
on One Man Two Guvnors

Peter Caulfield plays Ginger with fantastic physical comedy

Arifa Akbar
The Guardian on Jerusalem