Spotlight: DAVID FAIRS


DAVID FAIRS by Louise Boase
Photo: Louise Boase
5th Floor Golden Cross House, 8 Duncannon Street, Strand, London WC2N 4JF
Phone: 020 7125 0468
Mobile: 07949 601935
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'9" (175cm)
Playing Age:26 - 35 years
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Strong

About me:

"David Fairs is compelling to watch as he morphs through various ensemble roles into the mysterious figure of Nick... with his insidious eccentricity" - The Stage, for The Strange Undoing Of Prudencia Hart (New Vic Theatre Stoke, 2019).

Stage Film Web Series Commercial Further Credits
2019, Stage, Nick/The Devil, The Strange Undoing Of Prudencia Hart, New Vic Theatre Stoke, Anna Marsland
2019, Stage, Oberon, A Midsummer Night's Dream, West London Sinfonia, Philip Hesketh
2019, Stage, Lord Alfred Douglas, Is He Earnest?, Katzpace, Anna Marsland
2018, Stage, Cat/Oak/Granny, The Blue Bird, Lightbox - UK tour, Anna Marsland
2018, Stage, Benedick, I Know You Of Old, The Dell at Royal Shakespeare Company, Anna Marsland
2018, Stage, The Fallen Tyrant, Tomorrow Creeps, Vault Festival, Anna Marsland
2018, Stage, Lord Michael / Nicholas / Butcher, The Common Touch (staged reading), The White Bear, Roland Jaquarello
2017, Stage, Benedick, I Know You Of Old, The Hope Theatre, Anna Marsland
2017, Stage, Cat/Oak/Granny, The Blue Bird, New Wimbledon Theatre, Anna Marsland
2016, Stage, Dark, Orion and the Dark, Peaceful Lion, Charlie Ely
2016, Stage, Macbeth, Macbeths, The Hope Theatre, Anna Marsland
2016, Stage, Macbeth, Macbeths, Broadway Theatre Catford, Anna Marsland
2015, Stage, Marcus Daman, Slave (staged reading), Broadway Theatre Barking, Jacqueline Malcolm
2015, Stage, Nurse/Porter/Anaesthetist, Tiger Country, Hampstead Theatre, Nina Raine
2014, Stage, Various Roles, Peter Brook's The Man Who, The Albany, Eleanor Chadwick
2013, Stage, Touchstone/Oliver, As You Like It, The Lord Chamberlain's Men, Andrew Normington
2012, Stage, Benedick, Much Ado About Nothing, Drayton Theatre, Anna Ostergren
2012, Stage, Stephano, The Tempest, Greenaway Productions, Anna Ostergren
2012, Stage, Judas Iscariot, Steven Berkoff's Messiah, Strip Theatre/Zebedee Productions, Andrew London
2011, Stage, Cassio, Othello, Chelsea Theatre, Andrew Shepherd
2011, Stage, Wilhelm Voigt, The Captain of Kopenick, Edinburgh Fringe, Paul Tomlinson
2011, Stage, Hamlet, Hamlet - Sam Wanamaker Festival, Shakespeare's Globe, Geoffrey Colman
2011, Stage, Charles Pearce, Epsom Downs, Central School of Speech and Drama, Angela Langfield
2011, Stage, Wilhelm Voigt, The Captain of Kopenick, Central School of Speech and Drama, Paul Tomlinson
2010, Stage, George Deever, All My Sons, Central School of Speech and Drama, Jim Hooper
2010, Stage, Kent, King Lear, Central School of Speech and Drama, James Purefoy
2010, Stage, Sean/Jon, Tales From The Tube, Etcetera Theatre, Oscar Toeman
2008, Stage, Comus, Comus, Christ's Fellows' Garden Cambridge, Annilese Miskimmon
2008, Stage, Osborne, Journey's End, ADC at the Corpus Playroom Cambridge, Laura Bates
2008, Stage, Tom Wingfield, The Glass Menagerie, Corpus Playroom Cambridge, Josh Seymour
2007, Stage, Ko-Ko, The Mikado, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Christine Botes
2007, Stage, Mr. Tumnus, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, Edinburgh Fringe, Charles Arrowsmith
2007, Stage, O'Brien, Nineteen Eighty-Four, ADC Theatre Cambridge, Emily Cook
2006, Stage, James Horne, The Collection, Edinburgh Fringe, David Fairs
2006, Stage, Marc, Art, ADC Theatre Cambridge, Thomas Yarrow
2006, Stage, Benedick, Much Ado About Nothing, ADC Theatre Cambridge, Robert Icke
2017, Film, Lucas, For Her (short), NUA, Matthew Williams
2011, Film, Rob, Room For Ali (short), 48 Hour Film Project, Bruce Spires
2010, Film, Detective Quinlan, Smart Talk (short), Christopher Brown
2009, Film, Narrator, Rwanda: Places of Memory, Cambridge Film Festival, Piotr Cieplak
2008, Film, Ben/William, Makeshift: A Film Noir, Christopher Brown
Web Series
2019, Web Series, Man in cafe, Cafe Quickie, BBC Three, Andrew Nolan
2018, Commercial, Presenter, Be The Business, The Edge Picture Company, Nick Bye
Further Credits
2017, Radio, Various Roles, Reluctant Persuaders, BBC Radio 4, Alan Nixon
2011, Radio, Naughty schoolboy, Samson and Delilah, BBC Radio 3, Jessica Dromgoole
2011, Workshop, Martin/Stevie, The Goat, Zenon Kruszelnicki
2010, Workshop, Various Roles, Tiger Country, Hampstead Theatre, Nina Raine
2008, Workshop, Macbeth, Macbeth, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Mhari Gallagher
2007, Workshop, Three Sisters, Cheek By Jowl, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Declan Donnellan


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Geordie*, Heightened RP, Irish-Southern, London, RP*, West Country, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Merengue, Period Dancing, Piano, Singing (general)
Performance:Audio Books, Audio Drama, Clown, Comedy, Mask, Master of Ceremonies, Musical Comedy, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Repertory, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Canoe, Cycling, Golf, Pool, Stage Combat, Swimming, Sword Fighting
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Improvisation, Narration


Central School of Speech and Drama: BA Acting (3 years)

Cambridge University (3 years)