C.V. January 2015
  AGE: 62 HEIGHT: 5' 10" BUILD: medium EYES: grey/green HAIR: short, grey

IN BRIEF:

62 year old actor with a varied career spanning over 36 years. Began 1976 in weekly rep at Frinton Summer Theatre and from there graduated to many touring, rep and fringe productions, culminating in membership of the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company. Many appearances in television and film, in such shows as ‘Casualty’,‘The Bill’ and 'The Royal'. Most recently, lead role in major BBC 'Doctors' storyline, culminating in the 3,000th episode. To be shown August/September 2015 ACCOMPLISHMENTS VOICE: Mid-range pleasant RP Dialects: most on commission but particularly Yorkshire, London, Irish (S) and Isle of Man Singing: Light Baritone but also strong character rock/ballads - familiar with performing live in rock band context SKILLS: Accomplished rock/blues lead guitarist Golf (Good, classic swing) Archery (Modern target & medieval longbow) Video Production (all areas inc. video cameraman, non-linear editing etc.) Full Driving License. Also experience as recording studio proprietor.

FILM

Darkest Hour (2017) 'Equerry to George VI' - director: Joe Wright In Darkness (2017) 'The Composer' - director: Anthony Byrne In the Name of Ben Hur (2016) 'Cassius' - director:Mark Adkins Priest (2012) 'Joe' - director: Josh Hutt Architects (2012) 'Terry Fletcher' - director: James Hill A Swift Change (2012) 'Marsden' - director: Simon Cox Broken Society (2012) 'PC Dalgliesh' - director: Neil Reidman

TELEVISION

Black Mirror Hated in the Nation (Season 2 Ep.3) 'Government Official' Director: James Hawes Doctors Episodes 71-91 (Series 17 TX Aug/Sept 2015) 'Superintendent Desmond Noakes' - Director: various - BBC The Scandalous Lady W  (2014, TV Movie) - 'Dr. Osborn'  director: Sheree Folkson - Wall to Wall for BBC2 Previously: THE ROYAL Series 3 Ep. 11, ‘The Reckoning’ Directed by Graeme Harper. Part played: Mr Blackwood. Also various roles in LONDONS BURNING, CASUALTY, THE BILL, HOUSE OF WINDSOR, VANITY FAYRE, BERGERAC, LONDON IS DROWNING. COMMERCIALS FOR: Polo Mints, Dairy Box, Manchester Evening News, Berni Inns, Black & Decker, Westbury Homes, Long Life, British Midland Airways, National & Provincial Building Soc.

THEATRE

Coventry Belgrade Theatre

Belgrade 'Unplugged' (2013) Extracts from 'The Prodigals', 'Charlie Peace - His Amazing Life and Astounding Legend', 'One Night in November', and 'The Alchemist'.

National Theatre

Skylight (West End run at Albery) - 'Tom Sergeant' (understudying Bill Nighy) - director: Richard Eyre La Grande Magia - 'Robert Magliano' - director: Richard Eyre Machinal - 'The Foreman' - director: Stephen Daldry Inadmissible Evidence - 'Bill Maitland' (Understudying Trevor Eve) - director: Di Trevis Arcadia - 'Bernard Nightingale' (understudying Bill Nighy) - director: Trevor Nunn

Royal Shakespeare Company

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - 'Robert Enfield' - director: David Wood Richard II - 'Surrey' - director: Ron Daniels Two Shakespearian Actors - 'John Sefton' - director: Roger Michell King Lear - 'Lear’s Gentleman' - director: Nick Hytner Troilus & Cressida - 'Helenus' - director: Sam Mendes Twelfth Night - 'Fabian' - director: Stephen Rayne The Tempest - 'Sprite/Mariner' - director: Nick Hytner The Plantagenets - 'Mayor of London' - director: Adrian Noble

Cheltenham Everyman

The Crucible - 'John Proctor' - director: John Doyle

Other theatre work:

At Folkestone Leas Pavillion, Vienna’s English Theatre, Colchester Mercury, Frinton-on-Sea Summer Theatre, Taunton, Edinburgh Fringe, RSC West End. PLAYS INCLUDE: Spring & Port Wine, Suddenly at Home, The Gentle Hook, There Goes the Bride, The Chiltern Hundreds, Enemy, Measure for Meaure, Mother Goose, Duchess of Malfi, The Crucible, The Rivals, Toad of Toad Hall, Alice in Wonderland, The Fantasticks, Merchant of Venice, The King and I, Alladin, The Glass Menagerie, The Norman Conquests, Twelfth Night, Molly, Dangerous Corner, Privates on Parade.

 TRAINING

1974-1975 Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama 1978-1979 London International Film School (sort of 'actor in residence')

LINKS

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