Michael Wharley Photography

Stunning Photography, Striking Portraits & Cinematic Advertising Imagery for Screen, Stage & Brands from Michael Wharley.

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Classical beats on Brixton Streets

Classical beats on Brixton Streets

The diverse, energetic, classically-trained young players of the Brixton Chamber Orchestra, photographed playing at iconic and less well-known spots around Brixton.

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Shooting Hedda Gabler

Shooting Hedda Gabler

Antonia Thomas (The Good Doctor, Misfits) stars in meta adaptation of the Ibsen classic.

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Preludes

Preludes

Campaign shot for UK premiere of Dave Malloy's Preludes, a musical Fantasia set in the hypnotised mind of Sergei Rachmaninoff as he attempts to overcome writer's block through hypnotherapy.

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Ralph Fiennes in Straight Line Crazy

Ralph Fiennes in Straight Line Crazy

The star of Harry Potter and Schindler's List shot for the searing production of David Hare's new play at The Bridge Theatre.

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Emma Mackey in feature film Emily

Emma Mackey in feature film Emily

Emma Mackey as Emily Bronte in Frances O'Conner's feature debut Emily for Tempo/Embankment/Warner Brothers

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The cast of The Motive and The Cue

Johnny Flynn as Richard Burton

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Andrew Garfield for Audible

Andrew Garfield for Audible

The Spiderman and Tick Tick Boom star shot for Audible for the forthcoming release of audio drama 1984

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Lyonesse

Lyonesse

The new drama from acclaimed writer Penny Skinner, starring Kristin Scott Thomas & Lily James.

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The Weir for ETT

The Weir for ETT

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The Weir On Set

The Weir On Set

Dramatic cast promo portraiture shot on set and lit with strobe for a recent production advertising campaign

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Motorhome Marilyn

Motorhome Marilyn

Moody location-shot work for a production starring Michelle Collins as a faded Marilyn Monroe impersonator on the Vegas strip.

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Filmmaker Dalton Scott

Filmmaker Dalton Scott

Filmmaker Dalton Scott

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Joseph Fiennes

Joseph Fiennes

Cover shoot with the Shakespeare in Love and Handmaid's Tale star for the Premiere edition of London Theatre Magazine, as Dear England transfers to the West End.

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The Motive and The Cue

The Motive and The Cue

Mark Gatiss, Johnny Flynn and Tuppence Middleton shot for the National Theatre's hit show, 'The Motive and The Cue', by Jack Thorne, directed by Sam Mendes, as it transferred to the West End.

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Choirboy

Choirboy

Choirboy by Moonlight writer Tarell Alvin McCraney for Bristol Old Vic

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Touching the Void Campaign

Touching the Void Campaign

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A Kind of Spark

A Kind of Spark

A Kind of Spark, based on Elle McNichol's award-winning novel centring neurodivergent experience, shot for BYU TV & BBC.

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Danielle, at home with her plants

Danielle & her plants

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Planet Patrol Ambassador Tom Rooke

Planet Patrol Ambassador Tom Rooke

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Charity Wakefield for the Woodland Trust

Charity Wakefield for the Woodland Trust

Actress and Woodland Trust Ambassador Charity Wakefield (The Great) shot for Broadleaf Magazine

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Harold Fry for eOne & Embankment

Harold Fry for eOne & Embankment

Harold Fry for eOne & Embankment, starrring Jim Broadbent and Penelope Wilton

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Waterloo Sunset

Waterloo Sunset

A Waterloo Sunset with actor Christy Matthews

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Summerland

Summerland

Poster key art, on set stills and specials shot on location during a glorious autumn at Seven Sisters, to promote the Lionsgate and Embankment film 'Summerland,' starring Gemma Arterton.

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Gugu Mbatha Raw at Soho Farmhouse

Gugu Mbatha Raw at Soho Farmhouse

Actress Gugu Mbatha Raw shot at Soho Farmhouse

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Jo Eaton Kent

Jo Eaton Kent

Portrait of actor Jo Eaton-Kent, star of Terry Pratchett's The Watch

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Writer, actor & activist Felix Mufti

Writer, actor & activist Felix Mufti

Portraits of writer, actor & activist Felix Mufti

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Mlima's Tale

Mlima’s Tale

Lynn Nottage's hit Broadway play, directed by Miranda Cromwell for Kiln, starring Ira Mandela Siobhan.

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Footballer Sean Clare

Footballer Sean Clare

Footballer Sean Clare photographed just before surgery to remove his birthmark, a portrait selected for Portrait of Britain Vol 5.

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In a Green Shade: The English & Nature

In a Green Shade: The English & Nature

Environmental portraits exploring our shared national love of this green & pleasant land: from managing a mega-farm to tending a beloved allotment, from rewilding a county to strolling in the countryside...

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Stephen Boxer

Stephen Boxer

The actor Stephen Boxer from The Crown

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David & Jessica Oyelowo in Ten Per Cent (Call My Agent)

David & Jessica Oyelowo in Ten Per Cent (Call My Agent)

Real life husband-&-wife team David & Jessica Oyelowo shot for the BRON production Ten Per Cent (the UK Call My Agent)

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Charlie Brooker

Charlie Brooker

The writer of Black Mirror & Screenwipe shot for Netflix

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Frank Skinner shot for the Observer Magazine

Frank Skinner shot for the Observer Magazine

The comedian Frank Skinner shot for the Observer Magazine's Christmas Eve edition

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Amar Chadha-Patel

Amar Chadha-Patel

Portraits of the actor and director, star of The Creator and The Third Day.

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Brown Girls Do it Too

Brown Girls Do it Too

Poppy & Rubina of hit BBC Sounds Podcast Brown Girls Do It Too, that deals frankly with sex & sexuality in the British Asian community.

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David Jonsson

David Jonsson

Portraits of David Jonsson, the breakout star of Rye Lane.

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Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde: The Musical at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

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Creative // Creation

Creative // Creation

An artist, an object, 30 minutes, 1 portrait. A colourful, playful project exploring the space between creator and creation.

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Zadie Smith's The Wife of Willesden

Zadie Smith’s The Wife of Willesden

Zadie Smith's The Wife of Willesden, starring Clare Perkins

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Murder in the Dark

Murder in the Dark

Torben Bett's thriller Murder in the Dark for Original Theatre, starring Sally Blake, Tom Chambers and Laura White

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Home
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India Ria Armerteifio

India Ria Armerteifio

India Ria Armerteifio, the titular monarch in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.

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Paul Hollywood

Paul Hollywood

Portraits of the Bake Off Star to support his 2022 Tour

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Felicity Huffman

Felicity Huffman

Portraits of the Desperate Housewives & TransAmerica actress

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Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

Cast portraits for this modern classic emo-rock musical for the Manchester Hope Theatre.