Mark Arends is a British actor, writer and director. He graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 2003 and was nominated for a 2011 Ian Charleson Award. His work as an actor includes The Beast in Beauty and the Beast at the National Theatre  and Tom Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie at the Royal Exchange, Manchester. He has also appeared in film and television programs including Skins and Silent Witness.
In 2012 he wrote, directed and composed original music for Something Very Far Away at the Unicorn Theatre