Alex Macqueen is a BAFTA nominated actor and qualified Barrister.
He is best known for his roles as Julius Nicholson in the BBC's 'Thick Of It' and Neil's Dad in the Channel 4 comedy 'The Inbetweeners'.
He is a very experienced and engaging speaker, sharing anecdotes from the world of film and TV, as well as insights from his experience as a Barrister and Master of the Bench, at London's Middle Temple.
He has chaired the 'Downing Street Debates' at Number 10 and hosted conferences and awards including the ULTRA Travel Awards, Simpsons Healthcare conference and the Middle Temple Annual Dinner. He is in demand as an entertaining after dinner speaker, both for the legal profession and audiences who like to hear what really goes on backstage in the theatre, on film sets and in court.
He has a long association working with Sir Kenneth Branagh, which began when he was directed by him in Disney's 'Cinderella', before going on to star opposite him in the West End version of 'The Painkiller', and the Sony Classic movie, 'All Is True'.
Most recently, he starred opposite Hugh Bonneville in the 'Downton Abbey: A New Era', Will Ferrell in Jesse Armstrong's 'Downhill' and Michael Caine in Paolo Sorrentino's 'Youth'.
He was nominated for a BAFTA for the HBO comedy, 'Sally4Ever' and an Evening Standard Award for the Film 4 thriller, 'The Hide'. He's also appeared in family favourites, The Durrells, Outnumbered, Miranda, Peaky Blinders, The IT Crowd, Black Mirror and This Is England… to name but a few.