William Hartley

Dramaturg

Will is an actor, writer, and director. He is best known for his work with award-winning sketch group Clever Peter, with whom he co-wrote and starred in five sell-out Edinburgh Fringe shows, toured nationally, and created a critically acclaimed Radio 4 series, ‘Strap In – It’s Clever Peter.’ (Pozzitive Productions)

Aside from this, he has been on screen in ‘The One Griff’ (BBC) alongside Griff Rhys Jones, as well as E4’s ‘Cardinal Burns’, BBC3’s ‘Otherworld’, and BAFTA-nominated CBBC sketch show ‘FIT’.

He has toured Italy and England in ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’, and as the eponymous Jeckyll and Hyde for the European Arts Company, and performed at Hampton Court in the 300th anniversary production of Macbeth. Most recently he performed at the Hope Theatre in the late Snoo Wilson’s ‘Lovesong Of The Electric Bear’.

He is currently developing various projects, for theatre, radio and screen, whilst also participating in a monthly comedy and computer games night, Go 8 Bit.