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colin wakefieldACTOR
Trained at Webber Douglas Academy (1979-1981)
Playing age: mid 50s to late 60s
Agent: Galloways (Commercials only): 020 7636 7770

Theatre includes:
OLIVER! (Mr. Brownlow) New Vic, Stoke.
Dir. Chris Monks

SWEENEY TODD (Judge Turpin) Trafalgar Studios, London. Dir. John Doyle
STEPPING OUT – THE MUSICAL (Geoffrey) Albery Theatre Dir. Julia McKenzie
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Bottom) Cheek by Jowl Dir. Declan Donnellan
THE MAN OF MODE (Old Bellair) Cheek by Jowl Dir. Declan Donnellan
THE MIKADO (The Mikado) New Vic, Stoke Dir. Chris Monks
BY JEEVES! (Jeeves) New Vic, Stoke Dir. Gwenda Hughes
NOISES OFF (Lloyd Dallas) Salisbury Playhouse Dir. Peter Rowe
THE WINTER’S TALE (Polixenes) Salisbury Playhouse Dir. Deborah Paige
THE SECOND MRS.TANQUERAY (Misquith) Salisbury Dir. Deborah Paige
THE RECRUITING OFFICER (Worthy) Salisbury Playhouse Dir. David Horlock
JAMAICA INN (Rev. Francis Davey) Salisbury Playhouse Dir. David Horlock
THE NORMAN CONQUESTS (Tom) Worcester Swan/Tour Dir. Peter Rowe
WOMAN IN  MIND (Andy) Worcester Swan Dir. Peter Fieldson
PRIVATE LIVES (Victor) Cheltenham Everyman Dir. John Doyle
STEPPING OUT (Geoffrey) Cheltenham Everyman Dir. Sheila Mander
THE PICKWICK PAPERS (Mr. Winkle) Cheltenham Everyman
Dir. Martin Houghton

NOISES OFF (Freddie) Chester Gateway Dir. Peter Fieldson
SKIN DEEP (Jonathan Pugh) Chester Gateway Dir. Philip Partridge
ROUGH CROSSING (Alex Gal) Chester Gateway Dir. Philip Partridge
SCHOOL FOR WIVES (Chrysaldus) Worcester Swan Dir. Pat Trueman
ROOKERY NOOK (Clive Popkiss) Colchester Mercury Dir. Pat Trueman
BLITHE SPIRIT (Dr. Bradman) Bolton Octagon Dir. Jenny Stephens
WOMAN IN MIND (Gerald Gannet) Bolton Octagon Dir. Rob Pickavance
THE WAY OF THE WORLD (Petulant) York Theatre Royal Dir. John Doyle
FRANCIS (Brother Bernard) Greenwich Theatre Dir. David William
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Lucentio) Bubble Theatre Dir. Bob Carlton
THE ROGUE’S PROGRESS (Heartfree) Bubble Theatre Dir. Bob Carlton
RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET (Prospero) Bubble Dir. Bob Carlton
Judge Turpin in
SWEENEY TODD (2005)

Judge Turpin in SWEENEY TODD 


Television includes:
BURN UP  Dir: Omar Madha
THE PALACE
(ITV) Dir: Maurice Phillips
SILENT WITNESS
(BBC) Dir: Maurice Phillips
EXTRAS
(BBC) Dir: Ricky Gervais
THE HUTTON INQUIRY
(Sky) Dir. Simon Bucks

STATE OF PLAY (BBC) Dir. David Yates
THE BILL (Thames) Dir. Michael Ferguson
THE QUEEN’S NOSE (BBC) Dir. Carol Wiseman
BRIGHTON BELLES (Carlton) Dir. James Cellan-Jones
BUST (LWT) Dir. Don Leaver
A CRIME AT CHRIST’S (BBC) Dir. Jimmy McKinny
RELATIVE STRANGERS (Channel 4) Dir. Nic Phillips
VALENTINE PARK (Central) Dir. Nic Phillips
THE BRIEF (TVS) Dir. Frank Cox
VANITY FAIR (BBC) Dir. Diarmuid Lawrence
A SMALL PROBLEM (BBC) Dir. David Askey
THE RECTOR’S WIFE (Channel 4) Dir. Giles Foster
 
Film includes:
THREE GUESSES  Dir. Richard Burridge
FOUR WALLS Dir. Lesley Metcalfe
SOLITAIRE FOR TWO Dir. Gary Sinyor
 
Other work:
Commercials, Corporates, Voice-overs, Role-play

 Skills:
Good flautist
Strong baritone
Clean driving licence
Snooker
Swimming



IN THIS SECTION
other work by Colin:
Actor
Theatre
Television
Film
Other work
Skills
Theatre Director
Writer
Producer
.

 
THEATRE DIRECTOR
Productions include:
A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE (Theatre Maketa)
A LADY OF LETTERS (Theatre Maketa)
ON YOUR HONOUR
(Double Honours Productions)
MY DEAR HOWEY
(PMG Productions)
AUDIENCE WITH MURDER
(Double Honours Productions)
TABLE MANNERS
(Jill Freud and Company)

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK (Jill Freud and Company)
PINK STRING AND SEALING WAX (Jill Freud and Company)
BUILDING BLOCKS (Jill Freud and Company)
ALADDIN (Salisbury Playhouse)
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY (Salisbury Playhouse)
CINDERELLA (Salisbury Playhouse)
DICK WHITTINGTON (Salisbury Playhouse)
THE MADNESS (Tennyson’s MAUD)  (Upstream Theatre) One-man show for Kenneth Branagh
THE DIARY OF A MADMAN  (Latchmere Theatre) One-man show for Terence Beesley
STUK and THE LESSON Double bill (Corner Theatre)




IN THIS SECTION
other work by Colin:
Actor
Theatre
Television
Film
Other work
Skills
Theatre Director
Writer
Producer

WRITER
RHYMING HISTORY – The Story of England in Verse
by Colin Wakefield. Illustrations by John Partridge.

Double Honours Publications

Volume One: 55BC to 1485 – THE ROMANS TO THE WARS OF THE ROSES (6.99)
Volume Two: 1485 to 1603 – THE TUDORS (7.99)
Volume Three: 1603 to 1649 – THE EARLY STUARTS AND CIVIL WAR (7.99)

Please visit the Rhyming History website to view examples of the illustrations and the text or to place an order:
www.rhyminghistory.co.uk

Volume Four: 1649 to 1660 – CROMWELL AND THE COMMONWEALTH (7.99) and
Volume Five: 1660 to 1685 – CHARLES THE SECOND AND RESTORATION (7.99) will be published in September 2014

For full list of play credits, in addition to those on other pages of this website,
please refer to
www.doollee.com



PRODUCER
Colin has his own Theatre Company - DOUBLE HONOURS PRODUCTIONS.

Productions to date:
ON YOUR HONOUR  Jermyn Street Theatre  (2007)
by Roger Leach and Colin Wakefield

AUDIENCE WITH MURDER
Jermyn Street Theatre (2006)
by Roger Leach and Colin Wakefield

For further details, please visit the company's website  www.doublehonours.co.uk

IN THIS SECTION
other work by Colin:
Actor
Theatre
Television
Film
Other work
Skills
Theatre Director
Writer
Producer

COLIN WAKEFIELD can be contacted at colwake@btinternet.com
or (for commercials) through his agent: Galloways 020 7637 7770