MARTIN EDWARDS

MARTIN EDWARDS by Chris Mann
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SPOTLIGHT
7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Phone: 020-7437 7631
Fax: 020-7437 5881
E-mail: enquiries@spotlight.com
WWW: www.spotlight.com
Height:5'9" (175cm)
Weight:10st. 11lb. (68kg)
Playing Age:34 - 38 years
Appearance:African-American, Black-Caribbean
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Balding
Facial Hair:Beard
Voice Character:Authoritative
Voice Quality:Warm

Credits:

Film Short Film Film school Rehearsed Reading Writing Workshop Corporate Stage Training Film Music Video Commercial
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Film
2012, Feature Film, Jimmy, Hard Times Bus, 2hotfilms, Dean Charles
2012, Feature Film, Trevor, The Expectations, Outlandish Pictures, Michael Degani
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Dana’s father, All The Imagined Echoes, Genesis Flux Films, Chris Cronin
2018, Short Film, Journalist, Sunrise, Not Sunset, Renee Cassin, Paul Morrison
2016, Short Film, John, Tomorrow, Influx Films, Stephen Ofori
2012, Short Film, Chester, Last Orders, Gloucester College, Luke Maisey
2012, Short Film, Supervisor, People Won't Understand, IBFilmn, Shekhar Bassi
2012, Short Film, Postmen, Vauxhall Tribe, The Royal College of Art, Anastasia Vikhornova
2011, Short Film, Man in bar, Mercutio's Dreaming: The Killing of a Chinese Actor, B3Media/BBC, Daniel York
Film school
2018, Film school, Sir Charlie Chitwood, London Bridge has Fallen, National Film and Television School, Nelson Asare
2018, Film school, Adam, The Equation, Met Film School, Meredith Bratton
2018, Film school, Therapist, Where’s Your Melody Gone?, Ravensbourne College, Edward Fleming
2017, Film school, Street Preacher, The Sermon, Chelsea College of Art, Millie Gray
2016, Film school, Craig, Hayes, University of Westminster, Matteo Gorelli
2013, Film school, TV Licence Inspector, Television, University of Greenwich, Graham Rathlin
2013, Film school, Benjamin, Soundings, University of West London, Patrick Hong
2012, Film school, Paul (landlord), Auld Lang Syne, University of West London, Amelia Pettman
Rehearsed Reading
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Roland, Proud, The Union Theatre, Sam Gaffney
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Nelson, The Healing, David Hermanstein
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Tsar of Russia, Josephine, Actors Centre, Devon Cox
Writing
2019, Writing, Playwright, Poles Apart (Rapid Write Response), Theatre503, Shadye Sinclair
2019, Writing, Playwright, Lost Boys (Rapid Write Response), Theatre503, Tian Brown-Sampson
2018, Writing, Playwright, Breathe (Rapid Write Response), Theatre503, Alexandria Macleod
2013, Writing, Shortlisted playwright, The Alfred Fagon Award, The Peggy Ramsay Foundation
2013, Writing, Playwright, Critical Mass Writers' Programme, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, Ola Animashawun
2013, Writing, Selected playwright, The Glory Road, Talawa Theatre Company, Monique Sterling
2013, Writing, Shortlisted playwright, The Barry Reckord Bursary, The London Hub, Pauline Walker
Workshop
2019, Workshop, Participant, Chekhov and Voice, The Chekhov Collective, Daron Oram
2019, Workshop, Participant, Chekhov for Auditons: stage and screen, The Chekhov Collective, Gretchen Egolf
2019, Workshop, Radiating and Receiving, The Chekhov Collective, Gretchen Egolf
2019, Workshop, An Introduction to Michael Chekhov Technique, Sinead Rushe
2019, Workshop, The Actor’s Compass, The Chekhov Collective, Tom Bostock
2019, Workshop, Introduction to Psychological Gesture, The Chekhov Collective, Gretchen Egolf and Tom Bostock
2017, Workshop, Shakespeare In Your Bones, Monobox, Michael Elliott
2016, Workshop, Actorplasm, Kingston University, Various
2015, Workshop, Multi-camera directing assessments, University of Royal Holloway, John Roberts
2014, Workshop, Screen Performance Workshop, Royal holloway, University of London, John Roberts
2013, Workshop, Acting for Screen, Act Up, Jesse Quinones
2011, Workshop, Classical techniques in modern performance, Custom/Practice, Rae McKen
Corporate
2019, Corporate, Presenter, Luno - Bitcoin Explainers, Perspective Pictures
2018, Corporate, Presenter, SAP Technologies, Contented Brothers, Christopher Ian Smith
2018, Corporate, Presenter, BAI LDN Connectivity, Strength + Honour, Nick Holland
2017, Corporate, Businessman, Own Your Success, Lenz Films, Daniel Leuthold
2016, Corporate, Presenter, Barclays - Smart Investor, ITN Productions, Alun Constable
2013, Corporate, Client, Discover Heart of Experian, Plundersons Gardens, Jesse Watt
Stage
2019, Stage, Roy, Unscathed, Swings & Roundabouts, Southwark Playhouse
2019, Stage, Jesse (lead), This Bitter Earth, Mountview Drama School, Peter Cieply
2019, Stage, Chris Lewis (lead), The Long Walk Back, UK Tour, Roughhouse Theatre
2019, Stage, Multi-role, Choice of a Lifetime, Redbridge Drama Centre, Michael Woodwood
2018, Stage, Dad, Route, Arcola Theatre Lab, Katherine Hardman
2018, Stage, ‘Man’, NSA, The Monobox, Imy Wyatt Corner
2018, Stage, Oberon, The Unfortunate Trial of Robin Goodfellow, Greenwich Theatre, James Haddrell
2018, Stage, Dad, Present Tense, Theatre503, Temi Wilkey
2017, Stage, Prince of Morocco / The Duke of Venice, The Merchant of Venice, ALRA, Jane Jeffery
2017, Stage, Pumblechook, Great Expectations, ALRA, Andrew Whyment
2017, Stage, Delroy, SUS, ALRA, Rob Swinton
2017, Stage, Ensemble, 4:48 Psychosis, ALRA, Gary Horner
2012, Stage, God, The Jeremy Kyle Show Christmas Special, The Old Red Lion, Joseph Wilde
2012, Stage, Shane/Keith/Uncle Richard/Prison Guard, Nothing Is As It Seems, Soho Theatre, Sam Miller
2012, Stage, Husband, Lethal Injection, Hens & Chickens Theatre, Sean Turner
2011, Stage, Sea Captain, Twelfth Night, Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, Naomi Jones
2011, Stage, Loveless, The Relapse, The Oxford School of Drama, Cordelia Monsey
2010, Stage, Karenin, Anna Karenina, The Oxford School of Drama, Hal Chambers
2010, Stage, Judge Danforth/Herrick, The Crucible, The Oxford School of Drama, Juliet Seal
Training Film
2018, Training Film, Josh, The Bad Supervision Video, Angel Productions, Stephen Engelhard
2018, Training Film, Presenter, Learn English Select, British Council, Martyn Gratton
2018, Training Film, Chris, The Bystander Effect, British Red Cross, Robin Fuller
2016, Training Film, Gavin, NHS - Scenarios, Brickwall Films, Alex Walker
2015, Training Film, Actor / Presenter, NHS - Emotions & Care, Brickwall, Alex Walker
2015, Training Film, Presenter, NHS - Personal Values, Brickwall, Alex Walker
2015, Training Film, Actor, NHS - Leadership Styles, Brickwall, Alex Walker
2012, Training Film, Dominic/Dad, Child Maintenance, VINCE (Department for Work & Pensions), Jake Wynne
Music Video
2018, Music Video, Man, United, Jawjaw, Andrew Harvey-Gannon
2016, Music Video, Detective, Saturday Night, Curse of Lono, Alex Walker
2016, Music Video, Detective, London Rain, Curse of Lono, Alex Walker
2012, Music Video, Clubber, No One, Maverick Sabre, James Copeman
Commercial
2019, Commercial, Frustrated commuter, One Step Ahead, Stink Films, Nacho Gayan

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Cockney, Jamaican, Liverpool, London*, Manchester, RP
Performance:APC Basic Group Fighting, APC Honours Broadsword & Shield, Autocue trained/experienced, Corporate Roleplay, Laban Training
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Aikido, Climbing, Karate, Rollerblading, Running*
Other Skills:DBS (CRB) clearance, Drama Workshop Leader, Journalist, Shorthand, Typing (touch), Writer

Training:

MA in Professional Acting, The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, 2016-2017

The Oxford School of Drama, 2009-2011

King’s College, Cambridge