Spotlight: MATH SAMS


MATH SAMS by Claire Grogan
Photo: Claire Grogan
Phone: 020-7125 0207
Fax: 07092 873538
Mobile: 07740 348350
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'10" (177cm)
Weight:15st. (95kg)
Playing Age:41 - 56 years
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Sincere
Voice Quality:Strong

About me:


"...the audience was surprised to find that, although James Lance played Bertie Wooster as billed, it was understudy Math Sams who gave a superb performance as his unflappable valet Jeeves. He replaced John Gordon Sinclair, who was indisposed because of a back injury. This was no ordinary task because as well as Jeeves, he had to make a series of rapid costume changes as different characters, to well-deserved applause. His performance was a triumph."

Stage Television Film Short Film Further Credits
2019, Stage, Charles Saunders, The Great Escapers, Permissive Society, Joseph Murray
2019, Stage, Polonius/Ghost of Hamlet, Hamlet, 60 Hour Shakespeare, Gavin Leigh
2018, Stage, Mr. F., Food Bank As It Is, As It Is Theatre, Sarah B. Jones
2017, Stage, Thomas Pennington, The View From Nowhere, Random Thoughts (at Park Theatre), Dan Phillips
2017, Stage, The Knotsman and other roles, The Knotsman (One-man show), Once Upon A Mic, Math Jones
2016, Stage, John, After We Danced, NoLogo Productions, Andy Moseley
2015, Stage, Gordon, Life and Beth, Michael Friend Productions, Michael Friend
2015, Stage, Sid James, Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick, Michael Friend Productions, Keith Myers
2014, Stage, Understudy to the roles of Jeeves and Seppings, Jeeves and Wooster: Perfect Nonsense national tour, Mark Goucher Ltd., Sean Foley
2014, Stage, Understudy to the role of Jeeves, Jeeves and Wooster: Perfect Nonsense, at the Duke of Yorks, Mark Goucher Ltd, Sean Foley
2013, Stage, Mel (u/s), Frank (u/s), David (u/s) & Ensemble, Chimerica by Lucy Kirkwood, Headlong / Harold Pinter Theatre, Lyndsey Turner
2013, Stage, General Flanco, Geneva by G.B.Shaw, Michael Friend Productions, Michael Friend
2012, Stage, Dr Edward Sarclet, Duet for Two Hands, Michael Friend Productions, Michael Friend
2012, Stage, Malcolm, Passing Strangers by Eric Chappell, Michael Friend Productions, Michael Friend
2012, Stage, Ian, Brotherly Love, The Real London Ensemble Theatre Company, David Schaal
2012, Stage, Geoff, Being Nice by Mark Neil, Ashrow Theatre Co., Derby Th. & Stratford Fringe, Guy Evans
2012, Stage, Sorin, The Seagull, Charm Offensive, Cockpit Theatre, Gavin McAllinden
2012, Stage, Polonius, Ophelia's Story, Shakespeare's INK, Cox's Yard, Stratford, Math Sams
2012, Stage, John, Old Bag by Afsaneh Gray, Theatre503, Tinuke Craig
2011, Stage, Ernest Huddlestone, The Unrest Cure, Plum Roll Productions, Rob Groves
2011, Stage, Lear, King Lear, Propaganda Company, The Point Theatre, David Orme
2011, Stage, Stephano / Alonso, The Tempest, Off the Page Theatre Co., UK Tour, Tony Gibbons
2011, Stage, Geoff, Being Nice by Mark Neil, Ashrow Theatre Co., Buxton Fringe Festival, Guy Evans
2011, Stage, John, Do Worms Have Hearts?, The Old Red Lion, Timothy Trimingham Lee
2011, Stage, Tilden, Buried Child, Ovation Productions, Gatehouse Theatre, Timothy Trimingham Lee
2010, Stage, Benedick, Much Ado About Nothing, Off the Page Theatre Company, Midlands Tour, Tony Gibbons
2010, Stage, Beowulf, Beowulf and the Death Dragon, Root and Branch Theatre Company, Alison Williams-Bailey
2010, Stage, Harper, Dragon Tails, Root and Branch Theatre Company, Alison Williams-Bailey
2009, Stage, King Arthur, Wizard William, West Midlands Childrens Theatre, Michael Coffman
2009, Stage, Mr Rochester, Jane Eyre, Birmingham School of Acting, Jacob Murray
2009, Stage, Harroun al Rashid, The Arabian Nights, Birmingham School of Acting, Andy Potter
2009, Stage, Aeneas / Hector / Calchas, Troilus & Cressida, Birmingham School of Acting, David Vann
2008, Stage, Judge Brack, Hedda Gabler, Birmingham School of Acting, Lise Olson
2016, Television, Colonel Wright, Suicide Platoon, Jopia Productions, Tony Jopia
2011, Television, Bernoulli, Mathematics in Civilisation, South Korean TV
2013, Feature Film, Freddie, The Truth, Tony Clarke, Tony Clarke
2012, Film, Bob, Lights Out by Keith Large, Carrot Napper Productions, Gareth Dakin
2010, Feature Film, The Landord, Turbulence, Dreamfinder Productions, Michael Bey Clifford
2009, Film, Burns, Barbarians at the Gate, Blind Samurai Productions, Tony Hailstone
1992, Film, Gilliam, Deadly Ernest, Magic of Cinema Productions, Phillip Reeves
Short Film
2017, Short Film, Eric, Beyond Our Crypt, Laughing Canary TV, Tony Clarke
2013, Short Film, The Zombie, Six Feet Under, Lee Patrick Robinson, LPR Production
2013, Short Film, Fascist War Leader, For the Fallen, Jam AV, Jay Langdell
2011, Short Film, Tony, Joy, Samantha Jay Cliff
2010, Short Film, Michael, Gotta Go, Forward Motion Movies, Ben Sampays
2010, Short Film, Geoff, Guarding Angel, Birmingham City University, Arron Sheekey
2010, Short Film, William Shakespeare, The Shakespeare Curse, Barb Productions, Lambros Panyi
2010, Short Film, Peter, In The Way, Cookie Productions, Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou
2010, Short Film, Customer (Middle-Aged Square Guy), High Fidelity, Birmingham School of Acting, Michael Bey Clifford
2008, Short Film, The Man, Home Sweet Home, Creative Partnerships, Rural Media
Further Credits
2019, Commercial, Charity Passer By, Dulux: Promises, Promises, Smuggler, Guy Shelmerdine
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Reading as Math Jones, Liars' League Love and Lust Valentine Stories, Liars' League, Katy Darby
2019, Commercial, Juan Manuel Fangio, Sky Sports F1, Knucklehead, Lieven Van Baelen
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Math Jones, Liars' League Hallowe'en Short Stories, Liars' League, Katy Darby
2018, Film school, Man, Popcorn Opera, NFTS, Bethan Mooney
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Mark Harris, Tooth and Nail by Alison Roe, Page to Stage, Clea Williams
2018, Commercial, Business Man, Diverted - NAS Charity Film, Knucklehead, Charlotte Regan
2017, Site Specific, The Fisher King (as Math Jones), The Poetry Brothel, Poetry Brothel London, Gabriel Moreno
2017, Voice Over, Various roles (voices), The Mediation, Cockpit Theatre, William McKay
2016, Animation, Moses, Seeking Scarlet, Hei Stories, Yussif Osman
2015, Commercial, The Teacher, Beats by Dre Presents: The Game Starts Here, Academy Films, Andre Stringer
2015, Commercial, Harry (with the bad back), First 4 Lawyers: Recovery, Mallinson TV Productions, Stuart Elliott
2015, Event, Performance Poet, Spoken word events nationwide, Math Jones, Math Jones
2015, Infomercial, Business Man, iStick infomercial, Shout Loud Films, Simon Marriott
2015, Event, Heston Blumin'eck, Hell's Kitchen Nightmare Murder Mystery, Murder on the Side, Stephan Bessant
2015, Event, Silas Deadbody, Deadly Diamonds Murder Mystery, Murder on the Side, Stephan Bessant
2013, Event, Mayor Lenny Clotch, FutureCinema: Ghostbusters, Future Cinema, Simon Evans
2013, Ident, Politician, Auto Trader Idents on Dave, RSA Films, Trevor Melvin
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Secondborn, Bouyant Billions by G.B.Shaw, Michael Friend Productions, Michael Friend
2013, Commercial, Ron, Orbit Promotional, Rapidpics, Matt Cooke
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Alan Wallace-Simpson, Stingtime in Paris, Leyliners, Math Sams
2013, Pantomime, Muddles, Sleeping Beauty, Katch22, Steve Kray
2013, Musical, Scrooge, A Christmas Carol, Katch22, Steve Kray
2012, Event, The Ghost Storyteller, Ghost Soup, Sideways theatre, Math Sams
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Percy Burrows, Chameleon Sunset, RGPM, Rob Groves
2011, Musical, Bob Cratchit, A Christmas Carol, UK Tour, Joe Wenborne
2011, Musical, Scarecrow, Wizard Of Oz, UK Tour, Joe Wenborne
2010, Musical, Ebenezer Scrooge, A Christmas Carol, UK Tour, Joe Wenborne
1989, Promo, Charlie Chaplin, Anniversary Show, Lambeth Borough Council, Matthew Jones
1989, Educational, Actor-Guide, Museum of the Moving Image (MOMI), Museum of the Moving Image Acting Company, Greg Banks
1989, Educational, Actor, Museum of the Moving Image (MOMI) T.I.E. Co., Museum of the Moving Image


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Midwest, American-New York, American-North East, American-Standard, Australian, Birmingham, Cockney, English-Standard*, Heightened RP, Lancashire, London*, Manchester, Midlands-West, Northern, RP*, West Country, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Baritone, Folk Singing, Piano, Recorder, Tin Whistle
Performance:Children's Theatre, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Live Roleplay, Mask, Murder Mystery Events, Musical Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Repertory, Role Play, Skin Work, Story Telling, Street Theatre, Theatre In Education, Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Horse-riding, Ice Skating, Pool, Snooker, Stage Combat, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Devising, Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Face Painting, Improvisation, Life Modelling, Mime, Narration, Puppetry-Hand, Story Telling, Workshop Leader (Acting), Writer


Birmingham School of Acting: PG Diploma in Acting

The Actors' Institute, London: The Mastery, Making an Impact, The Samurai

City Lit Institute, London: 2 Year P/T Acting, 2 Year P/T Mime, Acting Summer School, Improvisation, Playing Shakespeare, Clown Skills, Acrobatics

Greenwich Young Peoples' Theatre: Summer Course in TIE