Adrian Scarborough

Last updated on the 1 July 2024 by Maeve

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Born: May 10, 1968, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England.

Adrian Scarborough grew up with a passion for acting from a young age. He attended Oakham School, a co-educational independent school in Rutland, where he discovered his love for the performing arts. Scarborough’s early exposure to drama paved the way for his successful career in the entertainment industry.

The Chelsea Detective - Adrian Scarborough and Vanessa Emme
The Chelsea Detective – Adrian Scarborough and Vanessa Emme

After completing his education, Scarborough pursued his acting ambitions and trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. His dedication and talent soon caught the attention of casting directors, leading to his professional debut on the stage. With a strong foundation in theatre, Scarborough showcased his versatility and talent in various productions, earning critical acclaim for his performances.

Adrian Scarborough’s career in film and television began to flourish as he landed roles in a wide range of projects across different genres. His compelling on-screen presence and ability to portray diverse characters set him apart as a sought-after actor in the industry. Scarborough’s notable credits include appearances in major productions such as “The King’s Speech,” “Gosford Park”, “Les Misérables,” “Vera Drake” “The Madness of King George” and “Notes on a Scandal,” where he delivered memorable performances.

In addition to his successful film career, Adrian Scarborough has made significant contributions to television, appearing in popular series and dramas. He has featured in acclaimed productions like “Gavin & Stacey”, “Killing Eve”, “Upstairs Downstairs” “Doctor Who”, “Restless” and “Cranford”.


Suggested viewing


The Chelsea Detective (2022)

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Bftv 8.5 / IMDb 7.4

Detective Inspector Max Arnold resides on a worn-out houseboat at the edge of Cheyne Walk following his split from his art dealer spouse Astrid. As the son of a nearby bookshop proprietor, Max stands in stark contrast to the wealthy upper class individuals whose criminal cases he, along with D.C. Priya Shamsie, will assist in solving.

Top cast: Adrian Scarborough, Sonita Henry, Vanessa Emme, Lucy Phelps, Peter Bankolé, Anamaria Marinca, Sophie Stone, Davood Ghadami, Aiylah Bhimani.

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