The A Word

Cast Members

Lee InglebyPlays Paul Hughes


Lee Ingleby is known for his much-loved, vast and varied roles ranging from his debut lead role in the BBC's Nature Boy to acclaimed turns in White Heat and Jimmy McGovern's The Street to a serial killer in Luther, as well as his recurring lead in Inspector George Gently and the inspiring founder of Chester Zoo in the BBC's Our Zoo. In film, his roles have included a nervous midshipman in Master and Commander, a wizarding bus conductor in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Drew Barrymore's best friend in Ever After: A Cinderella Story. This April, Lee joins the principal cast in Sky 1's The Five, a new, 10-part thriller series from the mind of international best-selling author Harlan Coben. Lee stars alongside Tom Cullen, Sarah Solemani and O. T. Fagbenle.