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A ‘Best Actor’ Olivier award winner for his portrayal of a 15 year old boy with Asperger’s Syndrome in the National Theatre’s ‘beautiful, eloquent and dazzingly inventive’ production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, this November LUKE TREADAWAY brings to life the international sensation and New York Times best-selling autobiography of homeless busker James Bowen, as a stray cat helps him on the path to recovery in Sony Picture’s A STREET CAT NAMED BOB (Evening Standard).
Luke is known for his blistering performances on both stage and screen. He was seen as the environmental scientist ‘Vincent Rattrey’ in Sky Atlantic’s psychological thriller series FORTITUDE with Michael Gambon, Stanley Tucci and Christopher Eccleston. He also played the true to life character of a British officer imprisoned in the Omori camp in Angelina Jolie’s UNBROKEN with Jack O’Connell. Luke earned rave reviews for his role of ‘Brewis’ in Joe Cornish’s ATTACK THE BLOCK that won the audience prize at both the South by SouthWest and Los Angeles Film Festivals and also played ‘Prokopion’, leader of the cult of Hades in CLASH OF THE TITANS with Sam Worthington, Gemma Arterton and Ralph Fiennes. He even recently took on the role of ‘Alex Higgins’ in THE RACK PACK, the 'thrilling portrayal’ of Higgins’ rivalry with fellow snooker legend Steve Davis (Rachel Ward, The Telegraph). This year Luke was also seen as 'Richmond' in the episode entitled RICHARD III in the BBC Two's critically acclaimed THE HOLLOW CROWN opposite Benedict Cumberbatch and Dame Judi Dench and he took on a role in the 'excellent' Sky Arts mini series THE NIGHTMARE WORLDS OF H.G.WELLS with Michael Gambon (Sean O'Grady, The Independent) .
Dubbed the National Theatre’s million-dollar man’ by Alice Jones of the Independent, Luke originated the role of ‘Albert' in the National Theatre’s WAR HORSE and won acclaim for his turn as an identical twin separated from his brother since birth in the ‘fantastically clever and ingenious’ OVER THERE at the Royal Court (Michael Billington, The Guardian).