BENEDICT SHAW by Ruth Crafer
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2nd Floor, 52 Port Street, Manchester, M1 2EQ
Phone: 0161-228 0236 / 020-7734 7887
Phone: 020-7734 7887
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
Height:6' (182cm)
Weight:13st. (83kg)
Playing Age:20 - 30 years
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Facial Hair:Beard
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Clear

Currently appearing:

Benedict has just appeared in TALE TRAIL TO THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER at the New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Stage Television Radio Commercial Rehearsed Reading Site Specific Further Credits
2019, Stage, Tom / Pa Canty, Tale Trail to the Prince and the Pauper, New Vic Theatre, Kat Hughes
2018, Stage, Ensemble, Code Blue, Open Space Festival, Sam Glen
2018, Stage, Josef K, The Trial, People Zoo, New Diorama Theatre, Evelyn Roberts
2017, Stage, Willie Price, Anna of The Five Towns, New Vic Theatre, Conrad Nelson
2016, Stage, Hunter, Devotion, Potboiler Theatre Company, Katherine Hughes
2016, Stage, Dom, Another Yalta, Bolton Octagon, Reveal Season, Chris Hill
2016, Stage, Footman/Sarcastic Bystander, Pygmalion, Oldham Coliseum, Chris Honer
2015, Stage, Cal, Electro Portico, Oldham Coliseum Studio, John Mulleady
2014, Stage, Jimmy, Contact Compacts: Famous For Fifteen Minutes, Contact Theatre / Pull Your Finger Out Productions, Matt Hassall
2014, Stage, Solider (The Dead), Owen Wingrave, Aldeburgh Music/Edinburgh International Festival, Neil Bartlett and Struan Leslie
2014, Stage, Gazza / Mark, Stories from Pub Corners, Potboiler Theatre, Katherine Hughes
2014, Stage, Ernie, Design 4 Living, Leading Vans Productions, John Mulleady
2013, Stage, Pilkington / Mr Jones, Animal Farm, ALRA North / Oldham Coliseum, Kevin Shaw
2013, Stage, Mike, How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found, ALRA North, Liz Postlethwaite
2013, Stage, King Pandion/Second Soldier, The Love of the Nightingale, ALRA North, Andrew Fillis
2013, Stage, Ferdinand, The Tempest, ALRA North / Oldham Coliseum, Chris Hill
2013, Stage, Jason, Pornography, ALRA North, Elisa Amesbury
2013, Stage, Andrey, Three Sisters, ALRA North, Andrew Fillis
2012, Stage, John Malcolm, Separate Tables, ALRA North, Judy Holt
2012, Stage, King Arthur, The Legend of King Arthur, New Vic Young People's Theatre Company, Filiz Ozcan
2009, Stage, Poet, The Poet and the Rent, Mister Gustarfeson, Tinuke Craig
2009, Stage, Youth, 13 Objects, SUDS, Christopher Harrisson
2008, Stage, Old Man, The Chairs, SUDS, Ellie Williams
2018, Television, Isaac Nuttall, Emmerdale, ITV Studios, Ian Barber
2018, Radio, The Convicted, IN HIS OWN WORDS, BBC Radio Stoke, Perry Spiller
2017, Radio, Sergeant James Joseph McLynn, Forgotten Soldier, BBC Radio Stoke, Sarah Robertson
2018, Commercial, James, Wall Runner, Violife, Michael Cumming
2017, Commercial, Fisherman, Capital One WCRS, Pulse Films, Fred Scott
2014, Commercial, SCS, Prodoto Photographic Studios
Rehearsed Reading
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Christian, Cyrano de Bergerac, Northern Broadsides, Conrad Nelson
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Various, Synergy Readings, Highpoint Prison, New Wolsey Theatre / Synergy Theatre, Rob Salmon
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Alan Ramsden, An August Bank Holiday Lark, Northern Broadsides, Barrie Rutter
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Michael, Inside, Working Progress Theatre Company, Matt Hassall
Site Specific
2015, Site Specific, Various, Sanctuary from the Trenches/Well Boys, Perhaps It's Peace, National Trust, Andrew Barry
2014, Site Specific, Various, Sanctuary from the Trenches, National Trust, Andrew Barry
2012, Site Specific, Tour Guide, Spooky Tours, ALRA North / Quarry Bank Mill, Andrew Fillis
Further Credits
2018, Audio, Various, Wedgwood and the War, Appetite Stoke, Zoë Waterman
2017, Workshop, Welcome to Gecko Intensive, Gecko Theatre Company, Katie Lusby
2017, Educational, Danny, Message Not Delivered, New Vic Borderlines, Sue Moffat
2016, Educational, Jack Marshall, Love Hurts, New Vic Borderlines, Sue Moffat
2015, Workshop, Various, Middleport Murders, Claybody Theatre, Conrad Nelson
2015, Short Film, Man, Half-Cut, Matthew Wood
2015, Short Film, Darren Cross, Exposure, Matthew Wood
2014, Music Video, Man, Cactus Knife - Dawn Chorus, Matthew Wood
2013, Street Theatre, Turbo Jones, Turbo and Dai, Reckless Invention, Tom Bell
2012, Educational, Aden, The Cost of Living, New Vic Borderlines, Filiz Ozcan
2008, Musical, Billy Crocker, Anything Goes, University of Sussex Musical Theatre Society, Stephen Woor
2008, Choreography, Ensemble, Scar Tissue, Frantic Assembly, Scott Graham, Neil Bettles


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-New York, American-Standard, Australian, Birmingham, Cockney, Edinburgh, English-Standard*, Glasgow, Indian, Lancashire, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, RP, Stoke-on-Trent
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Charleston, Contact Improvisation, Freestyle Dance, Laban, Percussion, Polka, Tenor, Waltz
Performance:Actor-Singer, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre, Street Theatre, Theatre In Education, Verbatim Theatre, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Football*, Running, Stage Combat, Sword Fighting, Tennis
Other Skills:Devising, Impersonation, Journalist


ALRA North, Postgraduate (MA) Acting, 2012-13

University of Sussex, Drama and English, 2007-10