Tony Boncza as Jeremy Burnham (BBC Director General)
Theatre credits include: Four Nights in Knaresborough (Southwark Playhouse); The Critic (the Minerva, Chichester Festival Theatre); 1800 Acres (Riverside Studios); Shakespeare in the Garden (Japan); Victor in The Price (Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich); Tom in The Norman Conquests (Birmingham Rep); Charlie in Death of a Salesman (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh); Musik (Plymouth Theatre Royal); Indian Ink, A Woman of No Importance, To Kill a Mockingbird, Jamaica Inn, Barbarians, Donkeys‘ Years, Macbeth, The Winter’s Tale, Lady Windermere’s Fan, Just Between Ourselves, Racing Demon, The Cherry Orchard, The Merchant of Venice, The Rover, The Banished Cavaliers, The Norman Conquests and The Crucible (Salisbury Playhouse); The House of Correction (Guy Masterson Productions/the Pleasance, Edinburgh); Sgt Trotter in The Mousetrap (St Martin’s Theatre, London); Piaf (Farnham and Royal Alexandra, Toronto); Christie in Christie in Love, Hitting Town and A Taste of Honey (Yvonne Arnaud); Macbeth (Leatherhead); Barbarians, The Maids, The Atheist’s Tragedy and Romeo and Juliet (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Nuffield Theatre, Southampton).
Revue and cabaret includes: Boncza and Lumley: Back by Public Demand, Crackers Deluxe, More Crackers and Christmas Crackers (Salberg Studio, Salisbury Playhouse); Bars on Broadway (Nuffield Theatre, Southampton); The Pindar of Wakefield (Grays Inn Road, London).
Television includes: The Sarah Jane Adventures, Doctors, Londoners (Polish TV), Hotel Babylon, EastEnders, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, The Vet, Ties of Blood, Squadron, Coronation Street, Jackanory Playhouse, Strangers, Morecambe and Wise’s Night Train to Murder, Eric Sykes’s If You Go Into the Woods Today, For Maddie With Love, Dick Turpin.
Films include: Chariots of Fire, Empire of the Sun.
Radio/Internet includes: The War of the Worlds (AV Festival, Middlesbrough).
Directing credits include: Animal Farm, A Soldier’s Song and Under Milk Wood (national and world tours for Guy Masterson/TTI and British Council); Bella Bella Donatella (Salisbury Umbrella/ Salisbury Playhouse); and has also directed a number of corporate and short films.
Co-writing for radio with Roger Leach includes: Barton Stacey and the Theft of the Elgin Marbles.
Trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.