MATTHEW ASHFORDE by Brandon Bishop
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1st Floor Front, 37-38 Margaret Street, London W1G 0JF
Phone: 020-7734 0657
Fax: 020-7734 1278
53A Brewer Street, London W1F 9UH
Phone: 020 7734 3393
Fax: 020 7734 3373
Mobile: 07956 892524
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'11" (180cm)
Weight:11st. (70kg)
Playing Age:36 - 45 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Enthusiastic
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Matthew will be appearing in Oliver! in Aberystwyth playing the role of Fagin from 9th -31st August.

He will also be filming the final series of Hetty Feather for CBBC in his regular role of Mr Cranbourne during July. .

Television Stage Musical Pantomime Film
2018, Television, Jimmy Kelly, Banged Up Abroad, Raw TV, Alex Nicolic-Dunlop
2017, Television, Gary Lang, Doctors, BBC, Niall Fraser
2017, Television, PC Tony Kresge, Eastenders, BBC, Audrey Cooke
2017, Television, The Farmer, Snatch, Little Island Productions, Geoff Sax
2016, Television, Mr Cranbourne in 10 episodes, Hetty Feather Series 3, BBC, Delyth Thomas/Rezza Moradi
2016, Television, Police Officer, Josh 2, BBC, David Schneider
2015, Television, Arthur, Cradle To Grave, BBC, Sandy Johnson
2015, Television, PC Tony Kresge, Eastenders, BBC, Various
2015, Television, Mr Cranbourne in 10 episodes, Hetty Feather Series 2, BBC, Chloe Thomas/ Deleth Thomas
2014, Television, Policeman, Derek, Channel 4, Ricky Gervais
2014, Television, Lyle McNiele, Doctors, BBC, Paul Gibson
2014, Television, PC Tony Kresge, Eastenders, BBC, Toby Frow
2014, Television, Mr Cranbourne in 10 episodes, Hetty Feather, BBC, Paul Walker/ Chloe Thomas
2014, Television, Reporter, Mr Selfridge, ITV
2014, Television, PC Foster, Up The Women, Baby Cow Productions/ BBC, Christine Gernon
2013, Television, DS Donleavy, Casualty, BBC, Robbie Del Maestro
2013, Television, Roger Lovitt, Doctors, BBC, Matt Carter
2013, Television, Jim Magnus, Father Brown, BBC, Paul Gibson
2013, Television, DS Hart, Silent Witness, BBC
2012, Television, PC Dan Bryson, MAYDAY, Qdos/BBC, Brian Welsh
2011, Television, Isaac Daniels, Being Human, BBC, Phil John
2011, Television, Dean Bisk, Phone Shop, Channel 4, Phil Bowker
2010, Television, Steve Divine, Casualty, BBC Television, Will Sinclair
2010, Television, Phil Easton, Doctors, BBC, Ian Barber
2009, Television, Ryan Carter, The Bill, Talkback Thames, Robert Knights
2008, Television, Arturo, Never Better, BBC Television, Martin Dennis
2007, Television, Adam Childe, Eastenders, BBC Television, Karl Neilson
2006, Television, Warren Lynch, Caerdydd, Fiction Factory, Ed Talfan
2006, Television, Delivery Man, Jekyll, Hartswood Films/BBC Television, Matt Lipsy
2006, Television, Servant, Man of Letters, BBC Television, Paul Kerr
2006, Television, Peter, Now The Weather, Hartswood Films, Michael Cumming
2005, Television, Jimmy Robinson, The Robinsons, BBC Television
2004, Television, Darren Bleach, Grass, BBC Television, Martin Dennis
2003, Television, Gibbo, Eastenders, BBC Television
2003, Television, Steve, Greenwing, Channel 4, Tristram Shapiro
2002, Television, Big Michael, My Family, BBC Television
2001, Television, Martin, Remote, Granada
2000, Television, George, London Burning's, London Weekend Television, Claire Winyard
1999, Television, Darren, Is It Legal - 3 series, Hartswood Films/ITV series 1&2 Channel 4 series 3, Martin Dennis
1999, Television, Reginald, The Millennium Sketch Show, BBC Television, Matt Lipsey
1999, Television, William, Wonderful You, Carlton Television, Matt Lipsey
1997, Television, Doggy Bag, Stone Cold, BBC Television, Steven Whittaker
1995, Television, Various Roles, Harry Enfield And Chums
1995, Television, Various Roles, Mr Bean several episodes, Tiger Aspect, Paul weiland
1993, Television, Marine Farnworth, An Ungentlemanly Act, Union Pictures/BBC Television, Stuart Urban
2014, Stage, Matt, The Web, Young Vic, Gbololahan Obisesan
2013, Stage, Tom, Clench, Vertical Line/ Greenwich Theatre, Jake Murray
2013, Stage, Tim, The Spring Tide by Carol vine, Oliver Taheri Productions at The Old Red Lion, Graham Hubbard
2009, Stage, Darren, Isfahan Calling, Old Red Lion, Kelly Wilkinson
2001, Stage, Nephew and God 3, The Good Woman of Setzuan, National/Cottesloe & tour, Stephen Powell
1996, Stage, Lysander, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Eye Theatre, Tom Scott
1996, Stage, Greg, Relatively Speaking, Eye Theatre, Tom Scott
2019, Musical, Fagin, Oliver!, Aberstwyth Arts Centre, Richard Cheshire
2016, Musical, Graham Price, Graham Price Superstar, Birmingham Rep/Soho Theatre Workshop, Tessa Walker
2013, Musical, Ebenezer Scrooge, A Christmas Carol, The Rep, Birmingham, Tessa Walker
2011, Musical, Cocky, The Roar of the Greasepaint The Smell of the Crowd, Finborough Theatre, Ian Judge
1997, Musical, Noah Claypole, Oliver!, Cameron Mackintosh at The London Palladium, Sam Mendes
2011, Pantomime, Fleshcreep, Jack and The Beanstalk, PHA at The Broadway Theatre, Lewisham, Matthew Ashforde
2010, Pantomime, Fleshcreep, Jack and The Beanstalk, PHA at The Harlequin Theatre, Redhill, Matthew Ashforde
2006, Pantomime, Buttons, Cinderella, Paul Holman Associates, Adrian Jeckells
2005, Pantomime, Buttons, Cinderella, Paul Holman Associates, Gordon Jay
1995, Pantomime, Wishee Washee, Aladdin, Paul Holman Associates, Gordon Jay
2018, Film, John, The Bind, BBC Films, Caroline Bartleet
2010, Feature Film, Dad, Chatroom, Ruby Films, Hideo Nakata
2006, Film, Edwardd, Eight Miles High, Export Film, Achim Bornhak
2006, Film, Dengler, Lady Godiva, Lady Godiva Prods Ltd, Baz Taylor


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Bristol, Cockney*, Dorset, Irish-Northern, Liverpool, London*, Scottish-Standard, Somerset, Yorkshire
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics, Baritone*, Jazz Dancing, Tap, Violin
Performance:Singer-Professional, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Boxing, Fencing*, Football*, Golf, Shooting*, Stage Combat, Swimming*, Tennis
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Juggling
Vocal Range:F2 to C5


Sylvia Young Theatre School