Spotlight: CHRISTOPHER POKE

CHRISTOPHER POKE

CHRISTOPHER POKE by Darren Bell
Photo: Darren Bell
TWENTY-NINE FIVE GROUP
3rd Floor, 86-90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE
Phone: 020 7859 4040
E-mail: agents@twentyninefive.group
WWW: www.twentyninefive.group
ul. Pradnicka 10/036, 30-002 Krakow, Poland
Phone: 00 48 730295560
Location:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:6'1" (185cm)
Weight:12st. (76kg)
Playing Age:55 - 65 years
Appearance:White
Nationality:British
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Grey
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Authoritative
Voice Quality:Silky

About me:

Thrilled that 'Preservation' won a Diamond Award in the Sept/Oct 2020 bimonthly film competition for the Mindfield Film Festival in Albuquerque, was shown (online) at the New York Short Film Festival in November, and has been selected for the Deptford Cinema Film Festival in January, the Worcester (UK) Film Festival in April (live showing planned), and the Margate Bookie Film Festival.

Stage Short Film Television Further Credits
(spacer)
Stage
2019, Stage, Alloway (Lead), No Bad Women, Women Against Rape & Engl. Coll. of Prostitutes, Lesley Delmenico
2019, Stage, Leonato (Support), Much Ado About Nothing, Drama Impact (UK Tour), David Houston & Richard Lewellyn
2019, Stage, Earl of Gloucester (Support), King Lear, Yard Players (Brockley Jack), James Emey
2018, Stage, Baptista Minola/Tailor (Support), The Taming of the Shrew, Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, Vanessa-Faye Stanley
2018, Stage, Duncan/Doctor (Support), Macbeth, Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, Simon Bell
2017, Stage, Dogberry/Antonio (Support), Much Ado About Nothing, Bowler Crab (St John's Centre, Bexhill), Stephen John
2017, Stage, Older Man (Lead), The Box, Makeshift Theatre Co. (Theatre Utopia, Croydon), Jodi E. Burgess
2016, Stage, Hardcastle (Lead), She Stoops To Conquer, City Lit (Promotional Gala), Petina Hapgood/Jonathan Miller
2016, Stage, Col. Pickering (Support), Pygmalion, The London Theatre, Harry Denford
2016, Stage, Nestor Scapanes (Lead), The Challenging Tide, Theatro Technis, George Eugeniou
2015, Stage, Gonzalo (Support), The Tempest, Bowler Crab (Open Air), Stephen John
2015, Stage, Holofernes (Support), Love's Labour's Lost, Bowler Crab (Open Air), Stephen John
2014, Stage, Archbishop Africanus/Antoine (Support), Flight, Ballast Theatre (Brockley Jack), Scott le Crass
2013, Stage, Mr Nott (Lead), House of Cowards, Pentameters Theatre, Conrad Blakemore
2013, Stage, Baptista Minola/Curtis (Support), The Taming of the Shrew, Madcap Productions (UK Tour), Emma Leigh
2013, Stage, Zosima the Elder/Police Investigator (Support), The Brothers Karamazov, Theatre Collection (The Lord Stanley), Victor Sobchak
2012, Stage, Old Gobbo/Duke of Venice (Support), The Merchant of Venice, Goodmann Productions (Courtyard Theatre), Petina Hapgood & Sharon Burrell
2012, Stage, Corin/Adam/Jaques de Boys (Support), As You Like It, Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, David Salter
2012, Stage, Master Page, Merry Wives of Windsor, Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, David Salter
2012, Stage, Old Maurice (Support), A Stay of Execution, Arch Theatre Productions (Barons Court Theatre), Andrew Cleaver
2012, Stage, Hubert Finidori (Lead), Life x 3, Full Circle Theatre Co. (UK Tour), Andrew Lindfield
2012, Stage, Denzil Shanks (Support), Habeas Corpus, Full Circle Theatre Co. (UK Tour), Janet Tomkins
2011, Stage, Polixenes (Support), The Winter's Tale, Love Brixton Theatre Co. (Whirled Cinema), Fergus Dick
2011, Stage, Denzil Shanks (Support), Habeas Corpus, Full Circle Theatre Co. (Dixon Studio, Westcliff), Janet Tomkins
2011, Stage, Gratiano (Support), Othello, ACS Random (Chelsea Theatre), Andrew Shepherd
2011, Stage, Egeus (Support), A Midsummer Night's Dream, Goodmann Productions (Courtyard Theatre), Petina Hapgood
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Walter (Lead), Preservation, Crosshatch Studios, Mike Walker
2019, Short Film, Gluten-free Man (Support), The Birth of Valerie Venus, Redbreast Productions, Sarah Clift
2018, Short Film, Billy (Support), We’re Going To Need A Bigger Spoon, Bagg Productions, Harry Bagg
2017, Short Film, Father Monaghan (Lead), Bound, Kira Fitzpatrick, Amy Corrigan
2015, Short Film, Laurence (Lead), Among the Bottles, London Film School, Anna Bouwman
2013, Short Film, Kevin (Support), Return of the Heydays, Within Film, Joseph Mercer-Holland
2014, Short Film, Jack Green (Lead), One More Day, East 15 Acting School, Pablo Zhang
2017, Short Film, Survivalist Man (Lead), Shelter, We Like What We See, Jonah Sugden
2015, Short Film, Collector (Support), Karma, Morton Film and Media, Michael Abraham (Michele Abramo Puricelli)
2013, Short Film, Billy (Support), Quietly & Quickly, Hao Pictures, D.A.T.s, Derry Shillito
Television
2015, Television, Reginald (Support), Unbelievers, Sheep Free Productions, Matt Colclough
Further Credits
2020, Rehearsed Reading, Nestor, Troilus and Cressida (online), The Show Must Go Online, Robert Myles
2020, Improvisation, Company Member, Three Worlds Performances (online), Three Worlds, Andy St. John
2019, Improvisation, Company Member, Three Worlds Performances, Three Worlds (Camden Fringe Festival, etc.), Andy St. John
2018, Improvisation, Company Member, Three Worlds Performances, Three Worlds (EtCetera, Camden, etc.), Andy St. John
2017, Improvisation, Company Member, Three Worlds Project Performances, Three Worlds Project (The Pineapple), Andy St John
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Dad/dy, tu: point faiv, Bread and Roses, Tessa Hart
2016, Improvisation, Company Member, Three Worlds Project Performances, Three Worlds Project (The Pineapple), Andy St. John
2015, Multimedia, Actor, Haptic Skins of a Glass Eye, Tenderpixel Gallery, London, Ilona Sagar
2014, Video, Board Member, Beatus Beata Beatum, Zoe Hough Productions, Zoe Hough
2013, Promo, Bartender (Support), Dr Who promo pitch, Synergie 16, Nick Kennedy
2012, Corporate, Man with Cucumber, Major West-End Musical pitch, Dewynters Ltd., Douglas Filiak
2012, Commercial, Shopper, Nisa Website Commercial, Mercieca, Mike Laloë
2012, Promo, Humanist-Atheist, The Great Vote (Episode 6) concept trailer, TAD too far Productions, Martin Doyle
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Alan ("Actor") (Lead), The Telephone, Blackshaw, Poppy Corbett
2011, Film, Vankirk (Lead), The Mesmeric Revelation, Dimensions, Tristan Grove

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, London, RP*, Yorkshire
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, Italian
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Foxtrot, Polka, Quick Step, Schottische Dance, Waltz
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Archery, Horse-riding, Skiing, Swimming, Tennis
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence, Motorcycle Licence
Other Skills:Company Stage Manager, Computer Literate, Cooking/Baking, Devising, Improvisation, IT Literate, Motion Capture, Photography, Psychology

Training:

City Lit, Foundation; Access to H.E.; Advanced Performance Diploma, 3 years, 2008 - 2011

Courtauld Institute of Art, M.A., History of Art, 1984

University of Sussex, B.Sc., Experimental Psychology, 1974