Sam Goodchild


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Sam has recently received an OFFIE nomination for Lead Performance in a Play for his Role in Jock Night at the Seven Dials Playhouse. He filmed Outdoors (Grey Moth), with BAFTA nominated writer/director John Fitzpatrick, which had official selections at BFI LFF 2022, BFI Flare 2022 and London Short Film Festival 2022.

Sam started his formal training at the London School of Dramatic Art, later to complete the BA at Drama Centre London. His stage credits include The Convert (Above the Stag); OutStageUs (The Lowry); Far Away (Donmar Warehouse); Jock Night (Hope Mill Theatre/Kings Head Theatre); Next Lesson (Above the Stag); Thérèse Raquin (Southwark Playhouse); Holding The Man (Brockley Jack Studio Theatre); and the 2016 and 2018 sell-out runs of Party (Above the Stag Theatre). His screen credits include Plunge (GrizzlyWoof/Arteria Films), for which he won Best Actor at the Top Indie Film Awards; The Honey Makers (Screaming Violet Productions); and Brace (Up+Up Productions).

Sam is also a movement director working across London drama schools. His practice is heavily based in Viewpoints, Animal Study and Laban.