LJ PARKINSON (they/them)

RSC debut season

Theatre includes: Modest (Middle Child & Milk Presents); Death Drop: Back in the Habit; Death Drop (Trafalgar Theatre/Tuckshop), Notes to The Forgotten She-Wolves (Shakespeare’s Globe), She Ventures and He Wins (The Young Vic), Rotterdam (National Tour), Communion (The Young Vic), Bullish (Milk Presents), The Three Musketeers (The Dukes Theatre) and Joan (Milk Presents). LJ’s performance in Joan won ‘Best Performer’ at the Stage Edinburgh Awards, a Scotsman Fringe First Award, ‘Best Performance’ in the Mervyn Stutter Spirit of the Fringe Award and an OFFIE.

Television includes: Kaos (Netflix), The Man Who Fell to Earth (Paramount+), Strike: Lethal White (BBC), The Other One (BBC) and MOTHER: Welcome to the Occupied States (Stormlight Media).

LJ is an actor, performer & Drag King superstar – LoUis CYfer. Our Yorkshire lad, LoUis, was the first Drag King to snatch the crown at DRAG IDOL UK and the only Drag King to ever lead a West End play.

Trained at: Manchester Metropolitan University and Brunel School of Arts