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Matt Western studied Law at Cambridge University (Jesus College), gaining a BA (Hons). He then spent several years qualifying to be a solicitor and was admitted as an honourable member of the Law Society in 1995.

Further to qualifying, Matt switched professions and spent several years training with renowned Casting Director, Marilyn Johnson. He worked on many high-end television dramas including the last ever Inspector Morse (John Thaw), The Sins (Pete Postlethwaite), Gormenghast (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) and My Uncle Silas (Albert Finney).

After going solo in 2000, Matt continued to work in high-end television drama. He worked on 55 Degrees North (Don Gilet), Class of '76 (Robert Carlyle), Coup! (Jared Harris), Affinity (Amanda Plummer, Anne Reid) and The Roman Mysteries (Simon Callow).

Matt has also worked on high-end British, European and US Indie features, including The Rise (Luke Treadaway, Iwan Rheon, Vanessa Kirby) and Golden Years (Bernard Hill, Sue Johnston, Alun Armstrong), Paul Verhoeven's Black Book and Paula van der Oest's Hidden Flaws.


Matt’s recent projects include Sukkwan Island, directed by Vladimir de Fontaney and starring Swann Arland and Rhuriadh Mollica, White Lies with Natalie Dormer in the lead and Under The Vines, with Rebecca Gibney and Charles Edwards. A massive ratings hit, Under The Vines is in its third season.

Matt is a full member of BAFTA. 

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