Chris made his debut for Bawds in the title role of NICHOLAS NICKLEBY (pictured right), THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP (Christopher 'Kit' Nubbles) and THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL (Sir Benjamin).
Appearances for other companies in his native Lincolnshire include BLACK COMEDY (Brindsley - a role he reprised in Cambridge, with Bottisham Players in 2008), PRIVATE LIVES (Elyot), RICHARD II (Northumberland), THE GLASS MENAGERIE (Tom) and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Lysander). Roles in productions whilst at Keele University include DEATH OF A SALESMAN (Happy), THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS (Silvio), THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Vincentio) MARAT SADE (The Marquis de Sade), KING LEAR (The Duke of Albany), LES JUSTES (Boris) and THE TROJAN WAR WILL NOT TAKE PLACE (Demokos) - the last two plays performed in the original French. Other productions include BAREFOOT IN THE PARK (Paul), ARSENIC AND OLD LACE (Mortimer), THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY (Dorian Gray), ROMEO AND JULIET (Romeo), BOUNCERS (Les) and ARCADIA (Ezra Chater).
productions since moving to Cambridgeshire
include MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Angelo) THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Jack
Worthing) the title role in HAMLET, THE TEMPEST (Ferdinand) and
WAITING FOR GODOT (Lucky). Chris has also directed a double
bill of OVERRULED and A PHOENIX TOO FREQUENT and AS YOU LIKE IT. He wrote,
directed and appeared in THE HISTORY OF BRITAIN (2000 YEARS IN 2 HOURS) which
was presented at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Other writing credits include A
MUSE'S WILL at the Cambridge One Act Drama Festival; the play was submitted for
the George Taylor Memorial Award for One-Act Playwriting. Other writing credits
include BROKEN SOLDIER (Robert). Chris directed
several plays before moving to Cambridge; these include NO EXIT, THE GLASS
MENAGERIE, OLEANNA, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, WHAT THE BUTLER SAW and HABEAS
He also directed PLAYHOUSE CREATURES
for Bawds. Other directing credits in Cambridge include THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF
Chris directed several plays before moving to Cambridge; these include NO EXIT, THE GLASS MENAGERIE, OLEANNA, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, WHAT THE BUTLER SAW and HABEAS CORPUS. He also directed PLAYHOUSE CREATURES for Bawds. Other directing credits in Cambridge include THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA.
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