Who plays Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage in Brexit: The Uncivil War?

Big stars are set to play Boris Johnson, one of the Brexit campaign’s biggest players, and Nigel Farage, the frontman for Leave.EU and then-Ukip party leader, in Brexit: The Uncivil War.

Who plays Boris Johnson?

Richard Goulding, 38, is a British actor from Shrewsbury in Shropshire.

He studied at the Guildhastafll School of Music and Drama.

Goulding has been known for playing Prince Harry having taken on the role in both the stage and TV version of King Charles III.

He also plays the soon-to-be wed prince in Channel 4 sitcom The Windsors and will reprise his role for a one-off Royal Wedding special.

Goulding has been cast as the former Mayor of London who later become the Foreign Secretary.

Johnson supported leave and endorsed the Vote Leave.

The day before the referendum vote he declared June 23 could be “Britain’s Independence day”.

Who plays Nigel Farage?

Paul Ryan is a British actor who has worked extensively in theatre and television.

He has starred in EastEnders.

Ryan was most recently in the Bafta-nominated CBeebies show Waffle the Wonder Dog where he plays Gramps.

Farage was the leader of Ukip at the time of the referendum and was the frontman for the Leave.EU organisation.

Who plays millionaire Arron Banks?

Lee Boardman, 46, is a British actor from Stockport.

He has appeared in ITV’s Bancroft and Outlander.

More recently, he has appeared on BBC’s The Last Kingdom.

Banks is the businessman and co-founder of the Leave.EU campaign, which was a rival campaign group to Vote Leave.


Who else is in the cast of Brexit: The Uncivil War?

  • Benedict Cumberbatch – Dominic Cummings, who led the successful "Leave Europe" Brexit campaign
  • Rory Kinnear – Sir Craig Oliver, David Cameron's communications chief and a former BBC editor
  • John Heffernan – Matthew Elliott, British political strategist who was the chief executive of Vote Leave
  • Oliver Maltman – Michael Gove, one of David Cameron's closest friends ended up sacrificing his friendship with the PM to back Brexit
  • Liz White – Mary Wakefield, a journalist and the wife of Dominic Cummings

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