Guy Bannerman

The Writer

Guy made his Foster Festival debut playing Donald Wellner in the Festival’s World Premiere of The Writer (2019).


In three decades of work at the Shaw Festival, Guy appeared in over 4000 performances.


In 2018, Guy was seen


  • in Toronto in King Charles III , Studio 180
  • and in Hamilton in Agatha Christie’s comedy thriller Spider’s Web, Theatre Aquarius


TV credits include:


  • Murdoch Mysteries
  • The Firm
  • Warehouse 13
  • Voice of Mr. Bear in Rupert the Bear, CBC/YTV


He has received a Guthrie Award (Stratford Festival), and a Newton Award and a Paul Reynolds Award (Shaw Festival).


He has been an artist in residence at universities throughout Canada, is adjunct lecturer in the Queens University Dan School of Drama and Music, and frequently teaches with colleague Sharry Flett, specializing in Victorian Costumes and Customs.