Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Jeremy Swift Interview 2017…
Jeremy Swift is an English actor most famous for playing Spatt in Downton Abbey.
He studied drama at Guildford Drama school from 1978 and worked almost exclusively in theatre throughout the 1980s and worked on numerous television commercials.
In the 1990s he acted at the National Theatre working alongside David Tennant and Richard Wilson in Phillyda Lloyd’s production of What the Butler Saw.
He is currently filming the sequel to Mary Poppins: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’, which will be released in 2018.
His new album ‘EVERYTHING’S A JOKE’ is released this week. Order below.
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In the 2000s, Swift appeared in Gosford Park playing the footman Arthur, and Roman Polanski’s Oliver Twist as Mr Bumble.
For BBC3 he played Barry in the cult hit The Smoking Room and had a theatrical hit with Abigail’s Party, the last production at the old Hampstead Theatre and their longest running west end transfer.
In 2009 he played the lead in the true story of Sean Greenhalgh in The Antiques’ Rogue Show for BBC2 with Liz Smith and Peter Vaughn.
Swift is also a composer and his work includes the score for Werewolves: The Dark Survivors (Wide-eyed Entertainment) for the Discovery channel and ITV global.
On ITV Jeremy Swift played Spratt in Downton Abbey for three seasons and has been seen as Dennis, manservant to Countess Mavrodaki (Leslie Caron) in Episodes 3-6 of The Durrells.
He is married to actress Mary Roscoe, who he met while working on a play, and together they have two children who are both adopted.
Interview by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 6th March 2017