Oliver Lansley


Artistic Director

As well as a founder of Les Petits, Oliver is an actor, writer, director and Artistic Director of Les Enfants Terribles, which he founded in 2002.

As an actor he’s best known for playing Kenny Everett in the BAFTA-winning THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE which earned him a Best Actor nomination at the RTS Awards. Other credits include: THE WRONG MANS, SHERLOCK, and MISFITS.

Oliver’s first published play IMMACULATE was listed in the top ten best-selling plays at Samuel French London in 2010, other published works include: LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES: COLLECTED PLAYS, FLIES and THE INFANT.  Oliver has since seen his work produced all over the world and translated into several languages.

LET’s work includes; THE TERRIBLE INFANTS, THE TRENCH, ERNEST AND THE PALE MOON, THE VAUDEVILLAINS and most recently, the Olivier Award nominated ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND – Oliver writes and is directly involved in all aspects of the company's output, often also as Director.

A past winner of Channel Four’s Multi-Talented Award and also a Broadcast magazine HOTSHOT. Oliver co-created BBC 2 series WHITES, and Rose d'Or nominated ITV2 series FM.  He has written on numerous other productions including Nick Frost series MR SLOANE; ROTTERS starring Comedy Award Winners Dr Brown, Sam Simmons, Jon Kearns and Frank Skinner; and Alan Davies’s LITTLE CRACKER for Sky, which he also directed.

He's currently developing new television projects for HBO, FX and the BBC.

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