Peter Ferdinando

Peter Ferdinando is a British character actor, known for his work with filmmakers such as Ben Wheatley (A Field In England and High-Rise) and Gerard Johnson, his cousin (Tony and Hyena).

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Titanic Town (1998)

Belfast 1972: The politically naive Bernie is trying to bring up a normal family in less than normal surroundings. Her best friend is accidentally shot dead by the IRA, and her neighbours are constantly raided by the army. In this climate of fear she stands up and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Nuala O'Neill  •  James Loughran

Belfast 1972: The politically naive Bernie is trying to bring up a normal family in less than normal surroundings. Her best friend is accidentally shot dead by the IRA, and her neighbours are constantly raided by the army. In this climate of fear she stands up and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Nuala O'Neill  •  James Loughran

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

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After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain immortality, The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rupert Sanders
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Kristen Stewart  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Sam Claflin

After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain immortality, The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rupert Sanders
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Kristen Stewart  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Sam Claflin

Starred Up (2013)

19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies in both prison authorities and fellow inmates — and his already volatile ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mackenzie
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Rupert Friend  •  David Ajala

19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies in both prison authorities and fellow inmates — and his already volatile ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mackenzie
CAST:  Jack O'Connell  •  Ben Mendelsohn  •  Rupert Friend  •  David Ajala

A Field in England (2013)

During the Civil War in 17th-Century England, a small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured by an alchemist, who forces the group to aid him in his search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Wheatley
CAST:  Julian Barratt  •  Michael Smiley  •  Reece Shearsmith  •  Peter Ferdinando

During the Civil War in 17th-Century England, a small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured by an alchemist, who forces the group to aid him in his search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Wheatley
CAST:  Julian Barratt  •  Michael Smiley  •  Reece Shearsmith  •  Peter Ferdinando

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

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Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. Themistokles faces the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god, Xerxes and Artemesia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noam Murro
CAST:  Sullivan Stapleton  •  Eva Green  •  Lena Headey  •  Callan Mulvey

Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. Themistokles faces the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god, Xerxes and Artemesia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noam Murro
CAST:  Sullivan Stapleton  •  Eva Green  •  Lena Headey  •  Callan Mulvey

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)

When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword Excalibur from the stone, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Charlie Hunnam  •  Astrid Bergès-Frisbey  •  Jude Law  •  Djimon Hounsou

When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword Excalibur from the stone, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Charlie Hunnam  •  Astrid Bergès-Frisbey  •  Jude Law  •  Djimon Hounsou

Turnout (2011)

Set in Hoxton, East London; our story follows George and Sophie, they're saving money to go on their first holiday together, the deposit is paid, and they have two weeks left to pay the outstanding balance of £2,000. Sophie has entrusted George with her holiday ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Sales
CAST:  Ophelia Lovibond  •  George Russo  •  Francis Pope  •  Neil Maskell

Set in Hoxton, East London; our story follows George and Sophie, they're saving money to go on their first holiday together, the deposit is paid, and they have two weeks left to pay the outstanding balance of £2,000. Sophie has entrusted George with her holiday ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Sales
CAST:  Ophelia Lovibond  •  George Russo  •  Francis Pope  •  Neil Maskell

The Only Boy for Me (2006)

Annie, a single mother who is devoted to her son Charlie, starts a relationship with Mack. The problems start when Mack asks Annie and Charlie to move to New York with him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dewi Humphreys
CAST:  Helen Baxendale  •  Patrick Baladi  •  Karl Rogers  •  Anna Carteret

Annie, a single mother who is devoted to her son Charlie, starts a relationship with Mack. The problems start when Mack asks Annie and Charlie to move to New York with him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dewi Humphreys
CAST:  Helen Baxendale  •  Patrick Baladi  •  Karl Rogers  •  Anna Carteret

Soft Top Hard Shoulder (1993)

Eight years ago, Gavin, artistic son of an Scots/Italian ice-cream dynasty, turned his back on Glasgow and moved south to London to make his name illustrating children's books. Now, frustrated and broke, his Uncle Sal appears with an offer. Gavin's father has sold ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stefan Schwartz
CAST:  Peter Capaldi  •  Richard Wilson  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Frances Barber

Eight years ago, Gavin, artistic son of an Scots/Italian ice-cream dynasty, turned his back on Glasgow and moved south to London to make his name illustrating children's books. Now, frustrated and broke, his Uncle Sal appears with an offer. Gavin's father has sold ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stefan Schwartz
CAST:  Peter Capaldi  •  Richard Wilson  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Frances Barber

Tony (2010)

Unemployed and unemployable, Tony is a sympathetic recluse with severe social problems, an addiction to VHS action films and a horrible moustache. Occasionally he snaps and murder is the result…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerard Johnson
CAST:  Peter Ferdinando  •  Ricky Grover  •  Neil Maskell  •  Lorenzo Camporese

Unemployed and unemployable, Tony is a sympathetic recluse with severe social problems, an addiction to VHS action films and a horrible moustache. Occasionally he snaps and murder is the result…  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerard Johnson
CAST:  Peter Ferdinando  •  Ricky Grover  •  Neil Maskell  •  Lorenzo Camporese

Bodywork (2001)

Virgil Guppy buys a sleek-looking used Jaguar, but the car turns out to be a lemon. Unfortunately, that's just the start of his problems; a dead prostitute is discovered in the trunk, and Virgil is accused of her murder. Aided by a dysfunctional family of thieves, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gareth Rhys Jones
CAST:  Hans Matheson  •  Charlotte Coleman  •  Peter Ferdinando  •  Lynda Bellingham

Virgil Guppy buys a sleek-looking used Jaguar, but the car turns out to be a lemon. Unfortunately, that's just the start of his problems; a dead prostitute is discovered in the trunk, and Virgil is accused of her murder. Aided by a dysfunctional family of thieves, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gareth Rhys Jones
CAST:  Hans Matheson  •  Charlotte Coleman  •  Peter Ferdinando  •  Lynda Bellingham

Face (1997)

Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain. Teaming up with a gang of other has-beenish crims, he commits one bank job too many. The gang dissolves in a murderous flurry of recriminations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antonia Bird
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Ray Winstone  •  Steven Waddington  •  Gerry Conlon

Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain. Teaming up with a gang of other has-beenish crims, he commits one bank job too many. The gang dissolves in a murderous flurry of recriminations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antonia Bird
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Ray Winstone  •  Steven Waddington  •  Gerry Conlon

Hyena (2014)

Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerard Johnson
CAST:  Peter Ferdinando  •  Stephen Graham  •  Neil Maskell  •  Elisa Lasowski

Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerard Johnson
CAST:  Peter Ferdinando  •  Stephen Graham  •  Neil Maskell  •  Elisa Lasowski

High-Rise (2015)

Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Wheatley
CAST:  Tom Hiddleston  •  Sienna Miller  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Luke Evans

Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Wheatley
CAST:  Tom Hiddleston  •  Sienna Miller  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Luke Evans

Tommy's Honour (2017)

In every generation, a torch passes from father to son. And that timeless dynamic is the beating heart of Tommy's Honor - an intimate, powerfully moving tale of the real-life founders of the modern game of golf.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Connery
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Jack Lowden  •  Ophelia Lovibond  •  Sam Neill

In every generation, a torch passes from father to son. And that timeless dynamic is the beating heart of Tommy's Honor - an intimate, powerfully moving tale of the real-life founders of the modern game of golf.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Connery
CAST:  Peter Mullan  •  Jack Lowden  •  Ophelia Lovibond  •  Sam Neill

Doctor Who: Deep Breath (2014)

The newly-regenerated Doctor arrives in Victorian London, and Clara Oswald struggles to embrace the man he has become. All the while, they reunite with the Paternoster Gang to investigate a series of combustions that have been occurring all around the city.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Wheatley
CAST:  Peter Capaldi  •  Jenna Coleman  •  Neve McIntosh  •  Dan Starkey

The newly-regenerated Doctor arrives in Victorian London, and Clara Oswald struggles to embrace the man he has become. All the while, they reunite with the Paternoster Gang to investigate a series of combustions that have been occurring all around the city.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Wheatley
CAST:  Peter Capaldi  •  Jenna Coleman  •  Neve McIntosh  •  Dan Starkey

Ghost in the Shell (2017)

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In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rupert Sanders
CAST:  Scarlett Johansson  •  Michael Pitt  •  Pilou Asbæk  •  Ng Chin Han

In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rupert Sanders
CAST:  Scarlett Johansson  •  Michael Pitt  •  Pilou Asbæk  •  Ng Chin Han

Lost in London (2017)

Within the course of a night, Woody Harrelson finds himself in a misadventure in London that winds him up in prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Harrelson
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Owen Wilson  •  Willie Nelson  •  Daniel Radcliffe

Within the course of a night, Woody Harrelson finds himself in a misadventure in London that winds him up in prison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Harrelson
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Owen Wilson  •  Willie Nelson  •  Daniel Radcliffe

Vita & Virginia (2019)

Socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf run in different circles in 1920s London. Despite the odds, the magnetic Vita and the beguiling Virginia forge an unconventional affair, set against the backdrop of their own strikingly contemporary ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chanya Button
CAST:  Elizabeth Debicki  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Rupert Penry-Jones

Socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf run in different circles in 1920s London. Despite the odds, the magnetic Vita and the beguiling Virginia forge an unconventional affair, set against the backdrop of their own strikingly contemporary ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chanya Button
CAST:  Elizabeth Debicki  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Rupert Penry-Jones

Blue Iguana (2018)

He's a low level criminal with no future and just out of prison. She's a low level lawyer never noticed by others, a lost soul without a life. Their anger and hostility makes them serious criminals. Love happens in the strangest of places.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hadi Hajaig
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Ben Schwartz  •  Al Weaver  •  Amanda Donohoe

He's a low level criminal with no future and just out of prison. She's a low level lawyer never noticed by others, a lost soul without a life. Their anger and hostility makes them serious criminals. Love happens in the strangest of places.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hadi Hajaig
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Ben Schwartz  •  Al Weaver  •  Amanda Donohoe
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