Tommy Jessop

Tommy Jessop is a charismatic actor on stage and screen who happens to have Down’s Syndrome. He is the

First actor with Down’s syndrome to star in a prime-time BBC drama

First professional actor with Down’s syndrome to play HamletTommy in Grimm Tales

Tommy is ‘spectacularly charismatic…a very skilful actor…. makes a tremendous impact on screen’ – Julie Anne Robinson Director

‘Phenomenal’ – Mark Rylance

Jessop’s performance broke your heart’ Jaci Stephen, Mail On Sunday

‘An Extraordinary Performance… a natural performer…’ The Stage

‘I found Jessop absolutely riveting, utterly charming, a remarkable performance’  Saturday Review BBC Radio 4