Huw Higginson

17 Oct 2017

Huw trained at The London Academy of Dramatic Art (LAMDA). Huw has worked consistently in television, film and theatre both in the  UK and Australia, and has become one of the best known actors on international television for playing PC George Garfield in ABC/lTV’s  THE BILL in which he appeared in over 600 episodes spanning ten years. Amongst his other UK television credits are EASTENDERS, DA VINCI’S DEMONS, CASUALTY, HOLBY CITY, DOCTORS, RAILWAY MURDERS, BIG DEAL, THE SARAH JANE ADVENTURES, BY ANY MEANS, LIVING IT, BLESSED – all for BBCTV. LEWIS, HEARTBEAT, THE HUNT, THE GIBLETS and PEEP SHOW are among the numerous credits he has for commercial television in the UK. Huw is well known for touring nationally in the UK with, amongst others, ABIGAIL’S PARTY, MEETING JOE STRUMMER, IN THE CLUB, RATTLE OF A SIMPLE MAN, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, WHAT THE BUTLER SAW (West End) and for the BOLTON OCTAGON, ALL MY SONS, COMEDIANS, AND DID THOSE FEET, DEMOLITION MAN, THE WINSLOW BOY and A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (nominated for a MEN award for Best Supporting Actor). Selected further theatre credits include THE KITCHEN SINK, HULL TRUCK THEATRE. PLENTY, SERGEANT MUSGRAVES DANCE and BREEZEBLOCK PARK for Manchester Library Theatre. In Australia Huw’s theatre credits include LONE STAR (2000 National Tour), and STC/MTC’s epic four-hour production of GREAT EXPECTATIONS. Since his return to Australia he has appeared in ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD and subsequently HOUSE ON THE LAKE (for which he won Best Actor in the GLUG Awards) both at the Griffin Theatre, and  he also toured nationally in LOVE LETTERS with his partner Hannah Waterman. In 2016 he appeared in the title role of David Walliams play MR STINK at the Sydney Opera House for CDP, and returned to the Griffin Theatre in 2016  to appear in the world premiere of BENEDICT ANDREWS GLORIA, opposite Marta Dusseldorf. Recent television has included ABCTV’s HIDING, RAKE Series 4 and MISS FISHER’S MURDER MYSTERIES; SECRET CITY, SECRET RIVER, MARY: MAKING OF A PRINCESS, HOME AND AWAY, JANET KING 3, A PLACE TO CALL HOME, THE LEFTOVERS, JESSICA, DEADLINE GALLIPOLI and the forthcoming PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK. Huw will also be seen the new Australian feature film THE NIGHTINGALE. Huw is thrilled to be reunited on stage with Hannah Waterman in the Australian premiere of THE KITCHEN SINK at Ensemble Theatre. Outside of work he is a keen fisherman, bad golfer, and  follower of Chelsea Football Club, Wests Tigers and the Sydney Swans.