And I got mosquito bites so big I thought they were buboes and I'd caught the plague. Torrential rain kept us in our room for six days out of the seven and glittering conversation was somewhat elusive. Bird song mixes with the call to prayer and the sound of trickling fountains.
Purefoy has a son, Joseph (born 1997), with the actress Holly Aird.
He has a daughter, Rose (born 2012) and two sons, Ned and Kit, (born 2017) with documentary director and producer Jessica Adams.
the eldest son of Anthony Chetwynd and Shirley (née Taylor) Purefoy.
He boarded at Sherborne School, which he left with only one O-level.
He later went to night school and received 11 more O-levels, before taking his A-levels Purefoy's early professional roles included Romeo in Romeo and Juliet in Leatherhead, Walter in Mary Morgan at the Riverside Studios and Alan Strang in Equus on tour.
He subsequently joined the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) in 1988 and appeared in The Constant Couple, Macbeth, The Tempest, The Man Who Came to Dinner (Gene Saks, Barbican) and King Lear as Edgar.
He played Edward, the Black Prince in the film A Knight's Tale, Rawdon Crawley in Vanity Fair with Reese Witherspoon and Tom Bertram in the 1999 production of Mansfield Park.
He has played major roles in several television costume dramas, including Sharpe's Sword, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, The Prince and the Pauper, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Blackbeard: Terror at Sea, Beau Brummell: This Charming Man, The Tide of Life, Camelot and Rome.
He portrays Joe Carroll, a former professor who becomes a serial killer and leads a cult of followers, all whom help create Carroll's "story".
It was announced in June 2014 that Purefoy would join the cast of the upcoming film High-Rise with Tom Hiddleston and Jeremy Irons.
(born 3 June 1964) is an English actor, producer and director.