Thomas Lawrence Knight
Knight in 2018
|Born||22 January 1993|
Chatham, Kent, England
|Television|| The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007–2011)|
Waterloo Road (2012–2015)
|Partner(s)||Abby Mavers (2012–2017)|
Thomas Lawrence Knight (born 22 January 1993),usually credited as Tommy Knight, is an English actor best known for playing Luke Smith in The Sarah Jane Adventures and Doctor Who , Kevin Chalk in Waterloo Road , murder victim Caleb "Cal" Bray in Glue and Brodie in Victoria .
Born in Chatham, Kent, Knight is the middle of five siblings (3 boys, 2 girls), all of whom act.He attended Delce Junior School in Rochester from year 4 onwards and formerly attended the Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School.
Knight was in a relationship with Waterloo Road co-star Abby Mavers from 2012 to 2017.
Knight started in West End Theatre with Deborah Warner's production of Euripides' Medea, (Queens Theatre, 2001),and has since appeared in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang , (London Palladium, 2002), The Snowman , (Peacock Theatre, 2003), The Full Monty , (UK National Tour, 2004) and the Royal Shakespeare Company's Macbeth (Albery Theatre, 2005).
Additional television performances include roles in TV to Go, (BBC, 2002),Casualty , (BBC, 2005, 2007 and 2015), The Impressionists, (BBC, 2006), Sorted , (BBC, 2006), Doctors (BBC, 2006), and The Bill (Talkback Thames, 2006 and 2009), and Myths (BBC, 2008).
Knight is best known for playing Luke Smith, adoptive son of Sarah Jane Smith, in the first three series of The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007, 2008, 2009) and in the 2008 Doctor Who episodes "The Stolen Earth" and "Journey's End". He was featured in the second part of "The End of Time", the two-part 2009 Doctor Who Christmas specials.He was written out as a regular on The Sarah Jane Adventures in the first serial of the fourth series in 2010, when Luke drives off to Oxford University, however he continued to make semi-regular appearances in the show up to the end of the fifth and final series, usually via webcam from his dorm room. His final appearance was in the show's final episode, "The Man Who Never Was".
He also featured in a CEOP e-Safety Video "Tom's Story", which can be watched on YouTube. Knight featured in a darker role in a 2012 independent UK horror film, A Suburban Fairytale, in which he acted alongside real life sister Yohanna Farrel in an incestuous and murderous role.He joined Waterloo Road in 2012, first appearing in episode 8 of series 8 playing Kevin Skelton. His notable storylines included being adopted by teacher Daniel Chalk (and thus changing his name to Kevin Chalk), his relationship with Dynasty Barry, having an affair with a teaching assistant and most recently suffering a stroke before a university interview. He left Waterloo Road in Series 10 Episode 12.
In 2014, he appeared as murder victim Cal in the E4 drama series Glue . Most recently, he was cast as "Hall Boy Brodie" in Victoria , a period drama starring Waterloo Road Alumnus, Jenna Coleman.
|Nationwide Building Society Commercial||Young Footballer||Filmed at Hackney Marshes, London|
|KFC Commercial||Child of Family 2||Filmed at Wood Green, North London.|
|Little Monsters Commercial||Bullied child in title scenes and Body Double||Filmed at Canning Town, London.|
|Sainsbury's Commercial||Boy in a Park||Filmed with Jamie Oliver in Brighton|
|Low Low Commercial for Ireland||Middle Son||Directed by Declan Lowry, filmed on location in Manchester.|
|TV to Go||Timothy||Series 2, Episodes 1 and 4|
|15 Storeys High||Various background characters|
|Casualty||Liam Woodbridge||Series 19 Episode 45 "Aftermath"|
|The Impressionists||Paul Cézanne Junior||Mini-series|
|Doctors||Kevin Dobson||Series 8 Episode 38 "Fighting Talk"|
|Sorted||Robert||Series 1 Episode 4|
|The Bill||Shaun Perkins||Series 22 Episode 49 "426" |
Credited as Thomas Knight.
|The Sarah Jane Adventures||Luke Smith|| Invasion of the Bane |
All episodes of Series 1, 2 and 3 except The Eternity Trap.
2009 Comic Relief special.
Series 4: The Nightmare Man, The Vault of Secrets Part 1, Death of the Doctor Part 1 and Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith.
Series 5: Sky Part 1 and The Man Who Never Was.
|Chute||Luke Smith||Episode 9|
|Blue Peter||Himself||Episode dated 26 September 2007|
|TMi||Himself||Episode dated 20 October 2007 |
Credited as Thomas Knight.
|Casualty||Jugg (Matt Turner)||Series 22 Episode 26 "Say Say My Playmate"|
|Doctor Who||Luke Smith||Series 4 Episode 12 "The Stolen Earth"|
Series 4 Episode 13 "Journey's End"
Credited as Thomas Knight.
|Myths||Paris||Series 1 Episode 1 "Paris and the Goddesses"|
Short (5 minutes)
|Blue Peter||Himself||Episode dated 7 October 2008|
|TMi||Himself||Episode dated 25 October 2008|
|CBBC||Himself||Continuity link question and answer session.|
|Doctor Who||Luke Smith|| The End of Time Part 2 |
Credited as Thomas Knight.
|The Bill||Greg Holbrook||Series 26 Episode 2 Held Responsible|
|Sam & Mark's TMi Friday||Himself||Episode dated 8 October 2010|
|Sarah Jane's Alien Files||Luke Smith||Episodes 3 and 6|
|My Sarah Jane: A Tribute to Elisabeth Sladen||Himself||Uncredited|
|Waterloo Road||Kevin Skelton/Chalk||55 Episodes. Series 8, Episodes 8–30 Series 9, Episodes 1–20 Series 10 Episodes 1–12. |
(Credited as Tommy-Lawrence Knight.)
|Let's Dance for Comic Relief||Himself||Episode 2|
|12 Again||Himself||Doctor Who Special|
|Casualty||Rhys Healey||Series 29 Episode 42 "Dark Horses"|
|You, Me and the Apocalypse||Dealer Dan||Series 1 Episode 7 14 Days to Go|
|Victoria||Brodie||Series Regular – 25 Episodes|
|Doctors||Nathan Williams||Series 18 Episode 105 "Cure"|
|2004||Nokia Shorts Competition Entry "There's No Santa Dumbass"||Thomas||Directed by Pier Van Tijn, produced by Pye Films. Filmed on Location in Finchley, London.|
|Beneath the Steel Sky (Student Film)||Peter||Directed by Sunny Audit, Filmed on Location in Milton Keynes, Twickenham and Dartford.|
|The Real Guthrie||Young Guthrie||Directed by Jason Williams Filmed on Location at Camber Sands, Sussex.|
|2005||Dialogue for One||Boy||Directed by Jeremy Bond, Short (3 minutes).|
|2007||Runaways||Charlie||Directed by Zaheer Ahmad, Short (10 minutes).|
|Pudding Bowl||Jack||Directed by Vanessa Caswill, Short (8 minutes).|
|2009||The Silver Key||Dark haired boy||Directed by Brian McGleenon, Short (7 minutes).|
|2011||Why||Grandson||Directed by Peter Coster, Short (1 minute).|
|Il Maestro||Pianist||Directed by Jennie Paddon, Short (14 minutes).|
|2012||Stitches||Tom||Directed by Conor McMahon, Feature Film.|
|2015||Closets||Henry||Directed by Lloyd Eyre-Morgan, Short Film (18 minutes)..|
|2015||The Enchanted Rose||Alex||Directed by Mikaela King (Short)|
|2017||The Hippopotamus||David||Directed by John Jencks, Feature Film.|
|A Suburban Fairytale||Paul||Directed by James Crow, Feature Film.|
|2006||Think You Know?||Tom|
|2014||Glue Online||Cal Bray||Glue Website|
|2020||"Farewell, Sarah Jane"||Luke Smith|
|Whistle Down The Wind (show cancelled.)||Poor Baby||Aldwych Theatre, London|
|Medea||Medea's son||Queen's Theatre, West End|
|Chitty Chitty Bang Bang||Rolf||London Palladium, West End|
|Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All to You||Thomas||Barons Court Theatre, London|
|The Snowman||The boy||Peacock Theatre, West End|
|The Full Monty||Nathan||UK national tour|
|Macbeth||Young MacDuff||Albery Theatre, West End|
|Hope||Jake||Royal Court Theatre, West End|
|2019||The Market Boy||The Boy||The Union Theatre, London|
|Doctor Who: Podshock – Episode 226 Extra Edition||iTunes||Himself||Only available to subscribers.|
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