Who is Ridley Road star Tom Varey?

The Game of Thrones actor stars in BBC's new drama Ridley Road, which begins on Sunday 3rd October.

Other credits of Varey's include The Village, Ackley Bridge, Pond Life and No Offence.

Who is Ridley Road star Tom Varey?

The new drama coming to BBC One this Sunday Ridley Road stars actor Tom Varey as Jack Morris.

Tom Varey, 29, grew up in Mossley, Greater Manchester and was offered a place at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2011.

He met his ex-girlfriend – Normal People actress Daisy Edgar-Jones – when they both starred in the 2018 drama Pond Life.

The couple called it quits earlier this year after two years of dating, to focus on their careers.

In drama school Varey played the role of McMurphy in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest before getting his big break after graduating.

Who is Tom Varey playing in Ridley Road?

Varey's character is Jack Morris – a young Jewish man who has dedicated his life to combatting fascism with the 62 Group.

Jack is the lover of main character Vivien Epstein, but mysteriously disappears prompting her to search for him.

In her efforts to find him, Vivien discovers Jack's secret life in London, and when he is badly injured she risks her life by going undercover in a fascist organisation.

What other shows has Tom Varey starred in?

Ridley Road is not Varey's first major acting role, having played Lord Cley Cerwyn in Game of Thrones in 2016.

Cley Cerwyn is a northern lord and becomes head of House Cerwyn after the death of his father, Medger Cerwyn.

Varey's big break came when he was cast as Bert Middleton in BBC One's The Village upon graduation from RADA.

He then went on to star as PC Stuart O'Connell in No Offence between 2015 and 2018.

His character Will Simpson was also featured in Ackley Bridge for two seasons, and was most recently in Death in Paradise.

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