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MURRAY TAYLOR

MURRAY TAYLOR by Tom Barker
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THE ACTORS' GROUP
Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW
Phone: 0161-834 4466
Fax: 0161-834 4466
E-mail: enquiries@theactorsgroup.co.uk
WWW: www.theactorsgroup.co.uk
Location:
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:11st. (70kg)
Playing Age:46 - 53 years
Appearance:White
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Red/Titian
Hair Length:Shaved
Facial Hair:Full Set
Voice Character:Earthy
Voice Quality:Gentle
  

Currently appearing:

Murray can currently be heard playing the role of Meat Inspector Balal Anjad in the radio drama, ‘Chop, Chop’, on BBC Sounds, directed by Afshan d’Souza with support from Naked Production’s Polly Thomas and Eloise Whitmore. He will also soon be seen playing shop keeper Sunny in series 2 of C4’s BAFTA nominated anthology Drama, On The Edge ‘Adulting’, directed by Ash Morris and produced by BlackLight Productions.

Television Commercial Radio Stage Rehearsed Reading Audio
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Television
2019, Television, Sunny, On The Edge ‘Adulting’, Channel 4 Drama/BlackLight Productions, Ash Morris
2018, Television, Glen, Coronation Street, ITV, David Moor
2017, Television, Neil Greenlaw, Doctors, BBC Drama, David Beauchamp
2017, Television, Tower Jailer, Gunpowder, BBC Drama/Kudos, J Blakeson
2010, Television, Van Driver, Coronation Street, ITV, Kay Patrick
Commercial
2019, Commercial, Stan, Royal London - Sports Day, Space City Productions, Peter Clapperton
2019, Commercial, Snooker Man, Royal London - Pass it on, Space City Productions, Nick Sneath
2018, Commercial, Truck Driver, HSBC - Mind Your Business, Darling Films, Adam Gunser
2018, Commercial, Blacksmith, Vanquis - Falcon, Velvet-Film, Phil Hawkins
2018, Commercial, Blacksmith, Vanquis - Sword, Velvet-Film, Phil Hawkins
2017, Commercial, Food Waste Man, Tesco - An Extended Family Christmas, Smuggler, Guy Shelmerdine
2017, Commercial, Blacksmith, Vanquis - Express Check, Velvet-Film, Phil Hawkins
2016, Commercial, Blacksmith, Vanquis - The Card Of Vanquis, Velvet-Film, Phil Hawkins
Radio
2019, Radio, Bilal Amjad, Chop Chop, BBC/Naked Productions, Afshan d’Souza-Lodhi / Polly Thomas
Stage
2016, Stage, Peter, In My Shoes, JB Shorts 16 - Real Life Theatre Company, Alyx Tole
2016, Stage, John Christie, Christie In Love, Rough Haired Pointer / King's Head Theatre London, Mary Franklin
2015, Stage, Vicar, The Last Battle, They Eat Culture, Oliver Lamford
2015, Stage, Micky, Parenting Positively, Hebden Shorts, Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, Anita Turner
2015, Stage, Andy, I Wouldn't Kill Hitler - COME CLOSER, Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester, Piers Black-Hawkins
2015, Stage, James, A Muslim, A Jew And A Christian Walk Into A Room...., JB Shorts 13 - Real Life Theatre Company, Max Shuell
2014, Stage, Terry / Justin, The Union Gap, Banner Theatre Company, Cheryl Martin
2014, Stage, Dad, Happy Families, Hebden Shorts, Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, Ben Jancovich
2014, Stage, Bustop Man, State of the Nation, Hebden Shorts, Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, Rebecca Yorke
2013, Stage, Toby, Single Yellows, Contact Compacts / Contact Theatre Manchester, Max Shuell
2013, Stage, Terry / Justin, The Union Gap, Banner Theatre Company, Cheryl Martin
2012, Stage, Hero, Very Hard Times, Theatre Rue / Night Out, James Williams-Lucas
2012, Stage, John Deering, Teenage Take-Away, Feelgood Theatre Company / Barnaby Festival, Caroline Clegg
2012, Stage, Robbie the Frog, May-Viz Cleans Up, Shed Theatr Co / Cheshire Rural Touring, Claire Barron / Jo Wynne-Eyton
2012, Stage, James Standring, Meet the Pioneers, Shed Theatr Company, Claire Barron / Jo Wynne-Eyton
2012, Stage, Frank Ferris, Steptoe And Son, Lass 'O' Connor Productions, Bolton Octagon, Colin Connor
2012, Stage, Brendan, The Weir, Midwinter LassFest, The Lass O'Gowrie, Colin Connor
2011, Stage, Chris, Error 404, JB Shorts 6 - Real Life Theatre Company, Alice Bartlett
2011, Stage, Michael, All Tomorrow's Parties, Tilly Mint Theatre Company - Pauper's Pit, Nick Brelsford
2011, Stage, Rob, A Good Moment, Hebden Shorts, Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, Ben Jancovich
2010, Stage, Joe, Cock-Tales, JB Shorts 4 - Real Life Theatre Company, Robert Marsden
2010, Stage, Engine Driver, The Inconsistent Whisper of Insanity, 24:7 Theatre Festival, Ian Moore
2010, Stage, Clive, Relations, Hebden Shorts, Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, Ben Jancovich
2009, Stage, Hugh, Bursting, JB Shorts 2 - Real Life Theatre Company, Chris Hallam
2009, Stage, Jacky, For The Love Or Money?, Not Part Of Festival, Colin Connor
2009, Stage, Draycott, The Winterling, Nurture Theatre Company - Nexus Art Cafe, Trevor MacFarlane
2007, Stage, Husband/Prompter/Boy, A Dream Play, Capitol Theatre, Paul Robinson
2007, Stage, Mr Mcleavy, Loot, Capitol Theatre, David Shirley
2007, Stage, Dr Shpigelsky, A Month In The Country, Capitol Theatre, Chris Honer
2006, Stage, Vincent Crummles, Nicholas Nickleby, Capitol Theatre, Natalie Wilson
2006, Stage, Baz, Hard Feelings, Capitol Theatre, Sarah Punshon
Rehearsed Reading
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Tom, The House In Sofia With A Map Of Its Surroundings, The Courtyard Theatre London, Sarah Meadows
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Joe, 30 Shillings, Hebden Shorts, Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, Ben Jancovich
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Stuart, Shattered Glass, Hebden Shorts, Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, Ben Jancovich
2013, Rehearsed Reading, John Law / Constable Hargreaves / John Nutter, The Trial of the Pendle Witches, Demi-Paradise, Ian Blower
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Steve Dexter, Home, North West Playwrights - 24:7 Festival, Ged McKenna
2010, Rehearsed Reading, Les, Domestic Bliss, North West Playwrights - 24:7 Festival, Jim Poyser
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Velvet, Cordovan Spark, John Thaw Theatre, Peter Barich
Audio
2013, Audio, Smiley Sam / Ned / Dad / Abraham / Jack, Futureworlds, Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester, Polly Thomas
2011, Audio, Pompeius, Roman Stonemason, Chester Heritage, Phil Hirst

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Birmingham, Lancashire*, London, Manchester*, Northern*, Yorkshire*
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Tenor
Performance:Audio Drama, Comedy, Corporate Roleplay, Immersive Performance, Mask, Outdoor Performances
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Boxing*, Canoe, FA qualified football coach, Fitness Instructor (qualified)*, Judo, Karate*, Kayak, Mountain Biking, Sailing, Stage Combat
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Club Swinging, Devising, Improvisation, Military Training/Experience, Parade Marching, Personal Fitness Trainer (professional), Qualified Massage Therapist, Teacher (qualified)

Training:

Manchester Metropolitan University School of Theatre