MATTHEW FORBES

MATTHEW FORBES by Claire Grogan
Photo: Claire Grogan
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Location:London, United Kingdom
Height:5'10" (177cm)
Weight:9st. (57kg)
Playing Age:16 - 30 years
Appearance:White
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Red/Titian
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Warm
  

Credits:

Matthew voices a lead character in the DISNEY animated series, BOYSTER! Matthew works internationally as the Associate Director of Movement & Puppetry for the National Theatre's production of WAR HORSE.

Stage Television Voice Over Commercial Educational Further Credits
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Stage
2017, Stage, Asst Puppetry, War Horse UK Tour, National Theatre, Marianne Elliot & Tom Morris
2016, Stage, Jiji, Fob & Ensemble, KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE, Southwark Playhouse, Kate Hewitt
2016, Stage, Scarecrow, THE WIZARD OF OZ- UK TOUR, Immersion Theatre, James Tobias
2015, Stage, The Boy (Luke), THE WITCHES, Dundee Rep Theatre, Jemima Levick
2015, Stage, Cheshire Cat/Caterpillar/Humpty Dumpty, ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND, Les Enfants Terribles, Oliver Lansley, James Seager & Finn Caldwell
2014, Stage, Joey, WAR HORSE PROM, BBC & National Theatre, Melly Still
2012, Stage, Joey, WAR HORSE, National Theatre, Marianne Elliot & Tom Morris
2011, Stage, Joey, WAR HORSE, National Theatre, Marianne Elliott & Tom Morris
2010, Stage, Ensemble, WAR HORSE, National Theatre, Marianne Elliott & Tom Morris
2008, Stage, Emile, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Dundee Rep Theatre, Jemima Levick
2008, Stage, Boy A, BOY A (Based on the novel by Jonathan Trigell), Central School of Speech and Drama, Yael Shavit
2007, Stage, Stage Manager, SIX CHARACTERS LOOKING FOR AN AUTHOR, The Central School of Speech and Drama, Elizabeth Freestone
2007, Stage, Roderigo, OTHELLO, The Central School of Speech and Drama, Ben Thomas
2007, Stage, Cleante, TARTUFFE, The Central School of Speech and Drama, Lucinka Eisler
2007, Stage, Blue Player, PLAYING PARADISE (DEVISED), The Central School of Speech and Drama, Lizzie Yirrell
2006, Stage, Jim Pratt/George, HURRICANE KATRINA (DEVISED/VERBATIM), The Central School of Speech and Drama, Catherine Alexander
2005, Stage, Puck, MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, The Central School of Speech and Drama, Brian Parsons
Television
2014, Television, Joey, War Horse Prom, BBC & National Theatre, Melly Still
2011, Television, Joey, War Horse on The Alan Titchmarsh Show, ITV/ National Theatre, Tom Morris & Marianne Elliot
2011, Television, Joey, War Horse on BBC News, BBC & National Theatre, Tom Morris & Marianne Elliot
2010, Television, Joey, War Horse on The Michael Ball Show, ITV & National Theatre, Tom Morris & Marianne Elliot
2010, Television, Joey, War Horse on BBC Breakfast, BBC & National Theatre, Tom Morris & Marianne Elliot
2008, Television, Matthew, Robin Hood (Series Three), BBC/Tiger Aspect, Douglas MacKinnon
Voice Over
2014, Voice Over, Shelby, Boyster, Disney, Dave Peacock
2013, Voice Over, Shelby, Boyster, Disney, Dave Peacock
2013, Voice Over, Fashion Priest, My Daily- Fashion Priest, AOL, Giles Borg & Scott Barkwith
2011, Voice Over, Voice, Cover Shoot iPhone App, MTV & Acknowledgement, Tom Jordan
Commercial
2009, Commercial, Student, Lloyds Pharmacy, Serious Productions, John Dennis
2008, Commercial, Builders Apprentice, Hula Hoops, Coy! Communications, Mark Denton
2008, Commercial, Computer Nerd, Eiffel Consultancy Group, Partizan, Valerie Pirson
Educational
2008, Educational, Performer, PERMISSION TO PLAY, Shakespeare's Globe, Simon Elliott
Further Credits
2015, Workshop, Various, THE LORAX, The Old Vic, Max Webster
2014, Workshop, Creative/Director, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Forbes & Company, Matthew Forbes
2012, Event, Joey, War Horse: International, Stage Entertainment & Global Creatures, Tom Morris & Marianne Elliot
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Milo Tindall, More Famous than Richard Madeley, Philip Holden
2012, Event, Joey, War Horse at the WhatsOnStage Awards, National Theatre & WhatsOnStage, Marianne Elliott & Tom Morris
2009, Audio, Northern Guy, Soulboy, Ipso Facto Films, Shimmy Marcus
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Derrick Widdecombe, The Silent Cormorant, Passion Pictures, Tim Hope
2009, Event, Judging Panel, Rock Challenge, Be Your Best Foundation
2008, Film, Cloaked Figure, Hot Fuzz, Working Title/StudioCanal, Edgar Wright
2002, Workshop, Ensemble, The Little Theatre Youth Guild Conference, Shakespeare's Globe, Patrick Spottiswoode

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Bristol, Devon, Leicester, London, Luton, Midlands-East*, RP, Somerset, Welsh-Standard, West Country, Yorkshire
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Choreography, Contemporary Dance, Freestyle Dance, Highland Dancing, Jazz Dancing, Singing (general), Tenor Baritone
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Autocue trained/experienced, Children's Theatre, Clown, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Commedia Dell'Arte, Mask, Physical Theatre, Rope Work, Story Telling, Verbatim Theatre, Voice Acting, Voice Over
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Darts, Fencing, Horse-jumping, Horse-riding, Ice Skating, Pool, RollerSkating, Running, Swimming, Yoga*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Aerial Work, Assistant Stage Manager (ASM), Balloon Modelling, Computer Literate, Conjuring, Devising, Diablo, Drama Workshop Leader, Illusionist, Improvisation, Juggling, Life Saving, Magician, Mime, Puppetry, Puppetry-Bunraku, Puppetry-Hand, Puppetry-Marionette Long String, Puppetry-Rod, Story Telling, Workshop Leader (Acting), Workshop Leader (Puppetry), Writer

Training:

Central School of Speech and Drama; BA (Hons) Acting