The business development director of Idyl Hands, Leon oversaw securing investment and making the sale. Hugely charismatic, he possesses freakish self-confidence and radiates an aura of invincibility that Josh finds both irresistible and baffling. Leon believes the money can open many more doors, but hidden below the raging storm front of cockiness and charm lies a deep insecurity. Leon’s chasing shadows, and he’s brutally reminded of that throughout the series. But can he realize the true value of what he has before he loses everything?
Samuel Anderson trained at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts Ltd and The Birmingham Theatre School. Anderson is perhaps best known for his roles in Sky1’s sitcom Trollied and ITV’s Emmerdale, as well as BBC’s Witless and hit sci-fi show Doctor Who, also for the BBC.
Other television credits include Witless (BBC), DCI Banks (ITV), Death in Paradise (BBC), Moving On (BBC), Stuck (BBC), Gavin and Stacey (BBC), Bedlam (Red Productions), Totally Frank 1 & 2, Hex, Kings Crusades and Ramesses: Mystery in the Valley of the Kings.
Theatre credits include Talking Loud at the Latchmere Theatre and Stage Red at the Hampstead Theatre in London.
Samuel was part of the original cast of History Boys at The National Theatre and went on to appear in the world tour in Hong Kong and Australia and on Broadway, as well as in the feature film and radio play.