The A Word

Cast Members

Christopher EcclestonPlays Maurice Scott


Christopher Eccleston trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. Recently shooting the second series of the ITV drama Safe House, he will go on to shoot the third series of The Leftovers on HBO. Eccleston's films include Legend, Thor: The Dark World, Song for Marion, 24 Hour Party People, The Others, Elizabeth, Jude, Shallow Grave and Let Him Have It. His work in television includes The Life of Rock with Brian Pern, Lucan, Blackout, The Borrowers, The Shadow Line, Accused, Lennon Naked, Doctor Who, The Second Coming, Flesh and Blood, Sunday, Othello, Clocking Off, Hillsborough, Our Friends in the North, Hearts and Minds and Cracker. Theater work includes Antigone, Abingdon Square and Bent at the Royal National Theatre; Miss Julie at the Haymarket Theatre; Hamlet at the West Yorkshire Playhouse; Dona Rosita the Spinster and A Streetcar Named Desire at Bristol Old Vic; and The Wonder at the Gate Theatre.