Spotlight: TOGO IGAWA


TOGO IGAWA by Theo Chalmers
Photo: Theo Chalmers
17 South Molton Street, London W1K 5QT
Phone: 020 7836 9222 / 020 7409 3522
Fax: 020 7836 9186
17 South Molton Street, London W1K 5QT
Phone: 020 7836 9222
Fax: 020 7836 9186
Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:9st. 9lb. (61kg)
Playing Age:50 - 99 years
Appearance:Chinese, Japanese, Korean
Other:Equity, SAG-AFTRA
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Silver
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Stage Film Television Radio Documentary Animation Video Video Game
2019, Stage, Old Yang / Minister Li, THE KING OF HELL'S PALACE, Hampstead Theatre, Michael Boyd
2018, Stage, Firs, THE CHEERY ORCHARD, Bristol Old Vic & Royal Exchange Manchester, Michael Boyd
2017, Stage, Willie, HER VOICE (Tour: Yokohama, Paris, Galway & Dublin), Kamome-za, Makoto Sato
2015, Stage, Willie, HER VOICE - inspired by Samuel Beckett's Happy Days, Kamome-za, Makoto Sato
2014, Stage, Togo Igawa, WHO DO WE THINK WE ARE?, Visible Theatre Ensemble, Sue Lefton
2009, Stage, (Movement director), PEACH BOY - The Adventures of Momotaro, Oxfordshire Theatre Company, Karen Simpson
2007, Stage, (Director), THE FACE OF JIZO, ichiza theatre company / Arcola Theatre, Togo Igawa
2003, Stage, Lord Abe/Physician/Old Man, PACIFIC OVERTURES, Donmar Warehouse & Chicago Shakespeare Company, Garry Griffin
2002, Stage, Doggo/Mr.Yamada, IN THE JUNGLE OF THE CITY, Amazonia, Jude Alderson
2000, Stage, Otter/Greed Monkey, THE ASHGIRL, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Lucy Bailey
2000, Stage, Takamura, BALLAD OF YACHIYO, Royal National/Gate Theatre, James Kerr
1998, Stage, Governor/Kiyoshi, CAPITAL OF THE KINGDOM OF GODS, Rinkogun, Yoji Sakate
1995, Stage, Weiskopf, GHETTO, Polyglot/Revierside Studios, Leona Heimfeld
1993, Stage, Japanese Man, THE GREAT HIGHWAY, Gate Theatre, David Farr
1987, Stage, El Jefe, THE GREAT WHITE HOPE, Royal Shakespeare Company, Nicolas Kent
1986, Stage, Alcade, THE FAIR MAID OF THE WEST, Royal Shakespeare Company, Trevor Nunn
1986, Stage, Sebastian, THE ROVER, Royal Shakespeare Company, John Barton
1979, Stage, Agitator 1, DIE MASSNAHME, Black Tent Theatre (Japan), Katsumi Muramatsu
1975, Stage, Banzai-chan, ABE SADA'S DOG, Black Tent Theatre (Japan), Mokoto Sato
2020, Feature Film, Lan Hoi Ho, THE HOST, Pearl Pictures Productions, Andy Newbery
2020, Feature Film, Wang Yong, THE GENTLEMEN, Miramax, Guy Ritchie
2018, Feature Film, Mr Tatyama, MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN, Universal Pictures, Ol Parker
2017, Feature Film, Resistance Bridge Officer, STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII, Lucasfilm (USA), Ryan Johnson
2017, Feature Film, Shotaro Kamata, THE LAST RECIPE, Pipeline / Toho (Japan), Yojiro Takita
2016, Feature Film, Kiruchi, LE CONFESSIONI (THE CONFESSIONS), Bibi Films (Italy), Roberto Ando
2014, Feature Film, Nakamura, BREAKING THE BANK, What You See Is What You Get (UK), Vadim Jean
2014, Feature Film, Sadist, EVERLY, Anonymous Content (USA), Joe Lynch
2014, Feature Film, Old Monk, HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPINESS, Egoli Tossell Film (Germany), Peter Chelsom
2014, Feature Film, Sato, KANO, ARS Film Production (Taiwan), Chih-Hsiang Ma (as Umin Boya)
2013, Feature Film, Tengu Lord, 47 RONIN, Warrior Productions Ltd (USA), Carl Rinsch
2013, Feature Film, Isao Kamiyama, TASTING MENU (MENU DEGUSTACIO), Zentropa (Barcelona, Spain), Roger Gual
2012, Feature Film, Mr Takagawa, GAMBIT, Shabandar Productions (USA), Michael Hoffman/ Joel & Ethan Coen
2011, Feature Film, Ting Wang, JOHNNY ENGLISH REBORN, Working Title Films (UK), Olive Parker
2009, Feature Film, Hiro (voice), HERO OF THE RAILS, Hit Entertainment (UK/USA), Greg Tiernan and Sharon Miller
2009, Feature Film, Kakuro Ozu, LE HERISSON (THE HEDGEHOG), Les Films des Tournelles (France), Mona Achache
2009, Feature Film, Sensei, NINJA, Millennium Films (USA), Issac Florentine
2009, Feature Film, Kitano, A MATTER OF SIZE, K5 & UCM (Israel/Germany/France), Sharon Maymon & Erez Tadmor
2009, Feature Film, Fukuda, CITY OF WAR: TEH STORY OF JOHN RABE, Hofmann & Voges Entertainment GmbH (Germany), Florian Gallenberger
2009, Feature Film, Yamashita, NIGHT TRAIN, A-Mark Entertainment (USA), Brian King
2008, Feature Film, Togokhan, SPEED RACER, Warner Brothers (USA), Andy and Larry Wachowski
2005, Feature Film, Tanaka, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA, Columbia Pictures (USA), Rob Marshall
2005, Feature Film, Fred, REVOLVER, Europa Corp (France), Guy Ritchie
2003, Feature Film, Hasegawa, THE LAST SAMURAI, Warner Brothers (USA), Edward Zwick
2003, Feature Film, Driver, CODE 46, BBC & Revolution (UK), Michael Winterbottom
2000, Feature Film, Japanese Scuba Diver, THE NINE LIVES OF TOMAS KATZ, Strawberry Vale Films (UK), Ben Hopkins
2000, Feature Film, Kabuki Actor, TOPSY-TURVY, Thin Man Films (UK), Mike Leigh
1999, Feature Film, First Kimono Man, EYES WIDE SHUT, Warner Brothers (USA), Stanley Kubrick
1997, Feature Film, Yoshiyuki, THE TRIBE, Deep City Films (UK), Stephen Poliakoff
2019, Television, Japanese Emperor, TEH CROWN (Series 3), Netflix, Various Directors
2019, Television, Hotaka, GIRI/HAJI (#1.1~5), Sister Pictures, Julian Farino & Ben Chessell
2018, Television, Eiichi Yagami, ORIGIN (#1.7), Left Bank Pitures, Juan Carlos Medina
2017, Television, Akio Tanaka, DOCTORS: STICKY BUTTERFLY, BBC, Christiana Ebohon-Green
2017, Television, Secretary General, DOCTOR WHO: The Pyramid at the End of the World, BBC, Daniel Nettheim
2016, Television, Hiro, THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE & FRIENDS: 15 episodes (2010-2016)
2015, Television, Hiro, THOMAS & FRIENDS: #1 - 9 ep (2014-2015)
2015, Television, Hiro, THE BEST OF THOMAS & FRIENDS: #1 - 8 ep (2011-2015)
2015, Television, Chulun, MALCO POLO: (#2 Ep 6) & (#2, Ep 7), The Weinstein Company, Various
2014, Television, Than, CASUALTY: Asylum (Season 29, Episode 11), BBC, Julie Edwards
2013, Television, Dr. Takenaka, Strike Back, Left Bank Pictures, Stephen Woolfenden
2011, Television, Masato, Coming up, Touchpaper TV, Jonathan Van Tullekan
2010, Television, Professor Yoshida and Toshiro, That Mitchell and Webb Show, BBC
2007, Television, Mr Nagata, Primeval 2, Impossible Pictures, Andrew Gunn
2007, Television, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Warriors 'Shogun', BBC Television, Arif Nurmohamed
2007, Television, Admiral Ugaki, Kamikaze, Dawlow Smithson, Peter Nicholson
2006, Television, Tanizaki, Torchwood - The Trouble with Lisa, BBC Television, James Strong
2006, Television, Japanese Boss, THE IT CROWD, Talkback Thames/C4, Graham Linehan
2005, Television, Presenter, BROKEN NEWS, BBC Television, John Morton
2004, Television, Dr Kajiya, IF ... DRUGS WERE LEGAL, BBC Television, Nicholas Copus
2001, Television, Fuji, MURPHY'S LAW, BBC/Tiger Aspect, John Strickland
1997, Television, Fujita, THIEF TAKERS III, Carlton Productions, David Innes Edwards
1996, Television, Mishima, DROP THE DEAD DONKEY, Hat Trick Productions, Liddy Oldroyd
1995, Television, Japanese Singer, KARAOKE (Dennis Potter), BBC/Whistling Gypsy, Renny Rye
1991, Television, Kashimoto, LOVEJOY - MEMBERS ONLY, BBC Television, John Crome
1991, Television, Tourist, MURDER MOST HORRID : HE DIED A DEATH, Talkback/BBC Television, Bob Spears
1989, Television, Nomura, THE GINGER TREE, BBC/NHK, Anthony Garner
1988, Television, Hiroto, DEFROSTING THE FRIDGE (Screen 2), BBC Television, Sandy Johnson
2015, Radio, Togo Igawa, FRONT ROW DIALY - SAKURA ZENSEN, BBC Radio 4, Julian May
2009, Radio, Reader, TEH GREAT BELL, BBC Radio 3, Julian May
2007, Radio, Reader, HELL SCREEN, BBC 7 Radio, Gemma Jenkins
2006, Radio, Voice 3, CHERRY WOMEN, CHERRY MEN, BBC 3 Radio, Julian May
2006, Radio, Reader, THE VERB, BBC Radio3, Emma Wallace
2005, Radio, Ogata, A PALE VIEW OF HILLS, BBC Radio 4, Marilyn Imrie
2003, Radio, Toshio Toyama, DEFFERENT PLANES, BBC Radio 4, Lu Kemp
2000, Radio, Ito, AUNTIE MAME, BBC Radio 4, John F Wilson
2000, Radio, Prpfessor Fujii, THE MARIE STOPES STORY, BBC Radio 4, Jonquil Panting
2000, Radio, Japanese Ambassador, THE PRIEST, BBC Radio 4, Mary Peate
1999, Radio, Nakahara, OVER THE HORIZON, BBC Radio 4, Hazel Castell
1999, Radio, Hara Kei, SILK, BBC Radio 4, Marilyn Imrie
1996, Radio, Reader, THE SHORT STORY "IN A GROVE', BBC Radio 4 Manchester, Melanie Harris
1994, Radio, Yoshio, CLASH OF HONOUR, LBC, Richard Shannon
1989, Radio, Voice 1, UGUISU/RAIN/MOON, BBC Radio 3, Piers Plowright
1985, Radio, Tanaka, HIROSHIMA: THE MOVIE, BBC Radio 4, Jeremy Mortimer
2015, Documentary, Himself, THE REAL MIYAGI, Love Project Films, Kevin Derek
2008, Documentary, Voice of Haruki Murakami, IMAGINE - A WILD SHEEP CHASE: IN SEARCH OF HARUKI MURAKAMI, An Initial Production, Rupert Edwards
2007, Documentary, Admiral Ugaki, THE DAY OF THE KAMIKAZE, Darlwo Smithson Productions, Peter Nicholson
2003, Documentary, Narrator, TEH BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI: REVEALED, Channel 5 Television
2000, Documentary, Narrator, GERMAN SOLDIERS IN KOSOVO, NHK
1997, Documentary, Narrator, TOMORROW'S WORLD, BBC Television
1995, Documentary, Narrator, SECRET ASIA - NUCLEAR GINZA, C4 Television
1994, Documentary, Narrator, TIMEWATCH - KAMIKAZE, BBC Television
1992, Documentary, Saburo, A DIPLOMAT IN JAPAN, BBC/TV Asahi, Chris Ralling
1991, Documentary, Narrator, TIMEWATCH - KWAI, BBC Television
2020, Animation, Mystic Mole, MASTER MOLEY, Nottage Productions, Leon Joosen
2009, Animation, Hiro (voice), THOMAS AND FRIENDS: HERO OF TEH RAILS, HIT Entertainment, Greg Tiernan / Sharon Miller
2005, Animation, Professor Moshimo, ROBOTBOY, Cartoon Network
2017, Video, Hiro, THOMAS & FRIENDS: TALES FROM THE RAILS, HIt Entertainment, Sharon Miller
2016, Video, Hiro, THOMAS & FRIENDS: TINSEL ON THE TRACKS, HIt Entertainment, Sharon Miller
2015, Video, Hiro, THOMAS & FRIENDS: CHRISTMAS CAROL, Hit Entertainment, Sharon Miller
2014, Video, Hiro, THOMAS AND FRIENDS: SPILLS AND THRILLS, Hit Entertainment, Sharon MIller
2014, Video, Hiro, THOMAS AND FRIENDS: TROUBLE ON THE TRACKS, Hit Entertainment, Sharon MIller
2014, Video, Hiro, THOMAS & FRIENDS: ENGINES TO THE RESCUE, Hit Entertainment, Sharon Miller
2014, Video, Hiro, THOMAS & FRIENDS: THE CHRISTMAS ENGINES, Hit Entertainment, Sharon Miller
2013, Video, Hiro, THOMAS & FRIENDS: SANTA'S LITTLE ENGINE, HIt Entertainment, Sharon Miller
2013, Video, Hiro (voice), Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway, HIT Entertainment, Rob Silvestri
2013, Video, Hiro (voice), Thomas & Friends: The Thomas Way, HIT Entertainment, David Baas
2013, Video, Hiro (voice), Thomas & Friends: Animals Aboard!, HIT Entertainment, Greg Tiernan
2012, Video, Hiro, CHASES AND FUN AWESOME ADVENTURE VOL. TWO: RACES, Hit Entertainment, Sharon Miller
2012, Video, Hiro (voice), THOMAS AND FRIENDS: SCHOOLHOUSE DELIVERY, Fonic, Greg Tiernan / Sharon Miller
2012, Video, Hiro (voice), THOMAS AND FRIENDS: STICKY SITUATIONS, Hit Entertainment, Greg Tiernan and Sharon Miller
2012, Video, Hiro (voice), THOMAS AND FRIENDS: UP, UP AND AWAY!, Hit Entertainment, Greg Tiernan
2011, Video, Hiro (voice), THOMAS AND FRIENDS: RESCUE ON THE RAILS, Hit Entertainment, Greg Tiernan and Sharon Miller
2011, Video, Hiro, THOMAS & FRIENDS, Hit Entertainment, Greg Tieman and Share Miller
2011, Video, Hiro, THOMAS & FRIENDS: WOBBLY WHEELS & WHISTLERS, Hit Entertainment, Greg Tieman and Sharon Miller
2011, Video, Hiro, THOMAS & FRIENDS: MERRY CHRISTMAS, THOMAS!, Hit Entertainment, Get Tie-in and Sharon Miller
2010, Video, Hiro (voice), THOMAS & FRIENDS: MISTY ISLAND RESCUE, Fonic, Greg Tiernan / Sharon Miller
2010, Video, Hiro, THOMAS & FRIENDS: THOMAS AND TEH RAILWAY KITE, Hit Entertainment, Greg Tieman and Sharon Miller
2009, Video, Hiro (voice), THOMAS AND FRIENDS: HERO OF THE RAILS, Hit Entertainment, Greg Tiernan and Sharon Miller
Video Game
2014, Video Game, Jake Hama, TEH SECRET WORLD: ISSUE 10 - NIGHTMARES IN THE DREAM PALACE, Joel Bylos, Petter Lee
2013, Video Game, Jiro, PAYDAY 2, Overkill Software, René Veilleux
2011, Video Game, Narrator / Generals (BAFTA Awards nominated), TOTAL WAR: SHOGUN 2, The Creative Assembly / SEGA, Takatsuna Mukai / Tom Daley
2009, Video Game, Narrator / Master, MINI NINJA, IO Interactive / Eidos Interactive
2006, Video Game, Tsuneo Ohta, SIREN 2, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
2005, Video Game, Benkei/Narrator, GENJI, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
2001, Video Game, Narrator / Generals, SHOGUN: TOTAL WAR, The Creative Assembly / SEGA, Michael Simpson


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
(* = Native/Fluent)
Cantonese, English, French, Hebrew, Japanese*, Korean, Mandarin
Performance:Actor-Singer, ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Books, Audio Drama, Clown, Commedia Dell'Arte, Dubbing, Mask, Musical Theatre, Role Play, Story Telling, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Baseball, Cycling, Golf, Kendo, Rowing, Running, Stage Combat, Swimming, Sword Fighting, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence, HGV Licence, Motorcycle Licence
Other Skills:Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Mime, Narration, Performance Artist, Video Gaming


The Haiyuza Theatre Company Drama School

Toho Gakuen College of Drama and Music