In 2006, Dan Stevens starred as Nick Guest in the BBC Television adaptation of Alan Hollinghurst's Booker Prize-winning novel The Line of Beauty. Later that year he played Simon Bliss in Hay Fever by Noël Coward at the Haymarket Theatre, alongside Peter Bowles and Judi Dench, directed by Sir Peter Hall. He appeared as Lord Holmwood in an adaptation of Dracula for the BBC, and as Basil Brookes in the BBC Emmy-award-winning film Maxwell.
In 2008, SDan Stevens appeared in Sense & Sensibility, playing Edward Ferrars, and the West End revival of Noel Coward's The Vortex. In January 2009 he appeared on New Year's Day in Marple: Nemesis in ITV1 in Britain. In June 2009 he returned to the West End, playing Septimus Hodge in an acclaimed revival of Tom Stoppard's Arcadia at the Duke of York's Theatre.
Dan Stevens is the narrator of several audiobooks including The Angel's Game, Wolf Hall and War Horse. He also stars in the ITV Sunday night drama Downton Abbey, written by Julian Fellowes. And he has just completed shooting Vamps, the latest film from Amy Heckerling.