Meet the team
George Blagden is best known for his roles as the monk Athelstan in the hugely successful television series Vikings and for playing King Louis XIV in three series of Versailles. He played the cynical revolutionary Grantaire in the Academy Award winning 2012 movie-musical adaptation of Les Miserables.
George has played a variety of roles in the theatre, from Presley Stray in The Pitchfork Disney for director Jamie Lloyd and Simon in Platinum at The Hampstead Theatre to Damis in Tartuffe at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Most recently, he played PJ in the West End hit of Company at the Gielgud Theatre.
“I am very passionate about mental health in young people, particularly having recently become a dad myself, and I am absolutely thrilled to be on board as an ambassador for the Charlie Watkins Foundation to get others talking about mental health in the right way” – George Blagden.