JOHN ASKEW by Michael Shelford
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24 Conway Street, London W1T 6BG
Phone: 020-7388 0088
Fax: 020-7388 0688
Location:Manchester/London, United Kingdom
Height:6'2" (187cm)
Weight:12st. 5lb. (78kg)
Playing Age:18 - 26 years
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Friendly
Voice Quality:Strong


Currently on UK Tour of 'Gypsy Queen' (Nominated for Best New Play in the 2018 Manchester Theatre Awards). Recently finished recording 'Killer By Nature' for Audible UK.

Stage Short Film Film Audio Further Credits
2018, Stage, Dane Samson, Gypsy Queen, Hope Theatre Co/UK Tour, Adam Zane
2017, Stage, Titch, Harvest, New Perspectives/UK Tour, Jack McNamara
2017, Stage, Heathcliff, Wuthering Heights, Theatre Royal Windsor, Andrew Beckett
2017, Stage, Andrea Marowski, Ladies In Lavender, Theatre Royal Windsor, Stuart Burrows
2016, Stage, Younger Son/Dondolo, The Revenger's Tragedy, Nottingham Playhouse, Fiona Buffini
2016, Stage, Danny Ireland, Darkness, Darkness, Nottingham Playhouse/New Perspectives, Jack McNamara
2016, Stage, Mercutio, Romeo & Juliet, Butterfly, Hayley Cusick
2016, Stage, Lord Arthur Goring, An Ideal Husband, Butterfly, Elle de Burgh
2015, Stage, Tybalt, Romeo & Juliet, St. James Theatre, Nicholas Humphrey
2015, Stage, Edward Smith, A Rather English Murder, EMD, Alan McCormack
2015, Stage, Algernon Moncrieff, The Importance Of Being Earnest, Paul Taylor-Mills Ltd, James Pellow
2015, Stage, Wyndham Brandon, Rope, Paul Taylor-Mills Ltd, Stuart Burrows
2015, Stage, George Pigden, Out of Order, Paul Taylor-Mills Ltd, Paul Taylor-Mills
2015, Stage, Simon Bliss, Hay Fever, Bill Kenwright Ltd/Paul Taylor-Mills Ltd, Lillie Collier
2015, Stage, Jimmy Martyn, September Tide, Bill Kenwright Ltd/Paul Taylor-Mills Ltd, Max Reynolds
2015, Stage, Ben, Breathe, Descent Theatre at RichMix, Katherine Timms
2014, Stage, Tom, Office Xmas Party, Butterfly/St. James Theatre, Aileen Gonsalves/Caroline Colomei/Elle de Burgh
2014, Stage, Private Blythe, The Glasshouse, Grindstone, Sebastien Blanc
2014, Stage, Mephistopheles, Dr Faustus (Site Specific/Immersive in The Hotel), Jackinabox Productions, Ed Hartland
2014, Stage, John, Stripped, Coppafeel, Joseph Lidster
2014, Stage, Max Miller/Johnny, In The Mood, The Three Belles, Anneka Wass
2014, Stage, Haniel, Travesti, Unbound Productions, Rebecca Hill
2014, Stage, Christopher, Christopher Isherwood, Jackinabox Productions, Katherine Timms
2014, Stage, Mercutio, Romeo & Juliet, Jackinabox Productions, Oliver Kaderbhai
2014, Stage, Romeo, Romeo & Juliet - 'In Bed With Shakespeare', Moving Stories, Emma Caplan (Gersch)
2014, Stage, Max Miller/Johnny, Sing Sing Sing, The Three Belles, Anneka Wass
2014, Stage, Caliban, The Tempest, Oxford Chamber Theatre, David Jones
2014, Stage, Ig, Armageddon, The Deck Theatre Company, Tania Higgins
2014, Stage, Thor, The Keepers, Tangled Spider, Devised - Adam Brown
2013, Stage, Steven/KC/James, The Family Have Been Informed, Andersen-Bloomfield
2013, Stage, Maurice, The Panel (Women, Power and Politics Now), ArtsEd London at The Tabard, Emma Caplan (Gersch)
2013, Stage, Dan, Pink (Women, Power and Politics Now), ArtsEd London at The Tabard, Emma Caplan (Gersch)
2013, Stage, Demetrius, A Midsummer Night's Dream, ArtsEd London, Marie McCarthy
2013, Stage, Benedick, Much Ado About Nothing, ArtsEd London, Marie McCarthy
2012, Stage, Oliver, The Village Bike, ArtsEd London, Aileen Gonsalves
2012, Stage, Sam, 99.9 Degrees, Jackinabox Productions, Hayley Thompson
2012, Stage, Don Juan, Don Juan, Jackinabox Productions, Beth Eustace
2011, Stage, Wigglesworth, 40 Years On, York Theatre Royal, Damian Cruden
Short Film
2017, Short Film, Danny Ireland, Jenny & Danny, Simon Naylor
2016, Short Film, William, Lovesong, Thompsonography, Adam Thompson
2015, Short Film, Jack Cunningham, Wasted, James Soldan
2015, Short Film, Damien, Two Sides (Working Title) - Cupidity, A Taste Of Space, Lorie Trainor Buckingham and James Copeman
2014, Short Film, Alex, Michael, London South Bank Shorts, Oliver Nye
2014, Short Film, Matt, Red Light Winter, Kaddy Baddy Films, Oliver Kaderbhai
2014, Short Film, Danny, Motortown, Hallam Film, Daniel Walsh
2013, Short Film, The Perfect Husband, The Defectable unit, Down To The Core, Keith Huckfield
2013, Short Film, John, The Radio, Hallam Film, Daniel Walsh
2009, Short Film, Billy Casper, Casper Casper, TRY Film, Luke Moody
2016, Feature Film, David, Island Of Dolls, Martin Pennel, Javier Solórzano Casarin
2016, Feature Film, Jeff, Table Top Reading - The End, Piers Ashworth
2017, Audio, Various, Killer By Nature, Audible, David Darlington
2017, Audio, Sam Torr, To Be There, New Perspectives, William Drew
2015, Audio, Steve McGrath, Unheard, Audible, David Darlington
2014, Audio, Robin Goodman, Dark Shadows: Panic, Big Finish Productions, Joseph Lidster
2014, Audio, Carlton Chandler, Dark Shadows: Deliver Us From Evil, Big Finish Productions, David Darlington
2014, Audio, The Ink, Dark Shadows: And Red All Over, Big Finish Productions, David Darlington
Further Credits
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Daniel, Cecelia, Sarah Meadows
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Robert Brocklesby, Heaven's Walk, Cast, Esther Richardson
2014, Commercial, David, Twilight Lads, Fizzy Living, Sariel Heseltine
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Mylo, Laridae, The White Bear, Hannah Quiglay
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Steven/KC/James, The Family Have Been Informed, Script Space, Katherine Timms
2013, Still Photography, Sports, Non-disclosable, Work Productions, Sandro
2010, Commercial, Tom, Road Safety Campaign, Quickfoot Media, Ryan Simons and Jamie Cymbal
2009, Site Specific, Joe, Joe's Life, Crucial Crew and Magna Centre, Ian McGrath
2007, Voice Over, Hoody, Shameless, Channel 4, Lawrence Till


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Geordie, Glasgow, Heightened RP, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Liverpool, Northern*, Polish, RP, Sheffield, West Country, Yorkshire*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballroom Dancing*, Baritone, Capoeira, Contemporary Dance, Rumba, Street Dance, Tango, Waltz*
Performance:Immersive Performance, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Role Play, Stand-up Comic, Verbatim Theatre, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Boxing, Climbing, Football*, Horse-riding, Ice Skating*, Pool*, Rollerblading, Shooting, Skiing*, Stage Combat*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Acrobatics, Alexander Technique, Artistic Director, Cooking/Baking, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, IT Literate, Juggling, Poker, Workshop Leader (Acting), Writer


Arts Educational Schools London (ArtsEd)