ASHTON SPEAR by Ruth Crafer
Photo: Ruth Crafer
Phone: 020 7971 1340
Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Playing Age:25 - 35 years
Nationality:British, Canadian
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Authoritative
Voice Quality:Deep

About me:

"Ashton Spear as Edward VIII gives a joyously regal interpretation of a monarch tortured by love, yet never really losing his majestic privilege...masterful." (Falling in Love Again: The Review Chap)

Stage Film Television Film school Short Film Corporate Workshop Further Credits
2020, Stage, King Edward VIII, Falling in Love Again, King's Head Theatre, Tama Matheson
2019, Stage, Louis Castaigne, Boris Yvaine, Ensemble, The King in Yellow, Gay Innocent Heartless Theatrics, Josephine Czarnecki and Darwin Garrett
2019, Stage, Badvoc, Boudica, The Barn Theatre, Rosemary Bianchi
2018, Stage, Benjamin Walker, The Frontier Trilogy, Sense of Place Theatre, Darren Barsby
2017, Stage, Joe Gargery, Great Expectations, ALRA, Andrew Whyment
2017, Stage, James Warnock, Blood and Gifts, ALRA, Jane Jeffery
2017, Stage, Matthew Stefanoff/Ensemble, TrU-CArE – PrEPArE-, ALRA, Gareth Taylor
2017, Stage, Shylock/Tubal, The Merchant of Venice, ALRA, Jane Jeffery
2017, Stage, Maniac, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, City Acting, Russell Bolam
2017, Stage, Ensemble, 4.48 Psychosis, ALRA, Gary Horner
2017, Stage, Paul Lebedev, Ivanov, ALRA, Luke Adamson
2016, Stage, Michel, The Truth, ALRA, Rob Swinton
2019, Feature Film, Daniel Barron, THE HAUNTING OF MARGAM CASTLE, North Bank Entertainment, Andrew Jones
2017, Television, Keith Gentry, 999: Killer on the Line?, Thumbs Up Productions, TJ Sherbrooke
Film school
2019, Film school, Artem, Our Glorious Continent, University of York, Tom Maynard
2018, Film school, Lester Nygaard, Fargo - Scene Adaptation, Queen Mary University of London, Joe Deeks
2018, Film school, Grant, Bird of Prey, UAL: London College of Communication, Henry Hayward
2018, Film school, Fred Digby, Dearly Departed, University of Gloucestershire, Elise Martin
2018, Film school, Mark, Hollywood Effect, University of Surrey, Louisa Filary
2018, Film school, Tyler, Homesick, University of Gloucestershire, Elle Ralph
2018, Film school, Robert Fields, Taken, Buckinghamshire New University, Tasha Jayne
Short Film
2019, Short Film, William, Time to Be Courteous, Little Windmill, Eli Hart
2019, Short Film, Andrew, Door of Lost Time, UCA, Mhran Amer
2019, Short Film, William Holland ("Dutch"), Still Young, Marcos Spalding
2017, Short Film, Peter, Althea, Nicely Done Productions, Lauren Shotton
2017, Short Film, Congressman, Kleptocracy, ALRA, Chris Cronin
2017, Short Film, Brad, The Confession, ALRA, Chris Cronin
2020, Corporate, James MacKenna, Border Force, Pukka Films, Paul Katis
2018, Corporate, Manager, Sainsbury’s Corporate Recruitment Film, TMP Worldwide, Matt Broughton
2020, Workshop, Cinematics, The Mocap Vaults, Oliver Hollis-Leick
2019, Workshop, Writing for Stage, The Arcola Theatre, Lee Anderson
2019, Workshop, Heroes & Monsters 2, The Mocap Vaults, Gareth Taylor
2019, Workshop, Casting for Stage, The Actors Guild, Bryony Jarvis-Taylor
2019, Workshop, Bertram, Alls Well That Ends Well, The Oxford Shakespeare Company, Ron Destro
2019, Workshop, Treatments for TV, The Actors Centre, Rex Obano
2019, Workshop, Casting for TV, Mixing Networks, Rowland Beckley
2019, Workshop, Auditioning, Audere Academy, Heather Basten
2018, Workshop, Kukin, Younger Chekhov, Russell Bolam
2018, Workshop, Acting - Shakespeare, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Mark Kane
2018, Workshop, Casting, Mixing Networks, Catriona Dickie
2018, Workshop, Video Game Voice Reel, The Actors Centre, Peter Warnock
2018, Workshop, Heroes & Monsters 1, The Mocap Vaults, Oliver Hollis-Leick
2018, Workshop, Intro to Performance Capture Acting, The Mocap Vaults, Oliver Hollis-Leick
2017, Workshop, Accents, The Arcola Theatre, Rebecca Gausnell
2016, Workshop, Doctor Lvov, Creating a Character (Ivanov), Drama Centre London, Bradley Taylor
Further Credits
2019, Site Specific, Bertram, All's Well That Ends Well, Oxford Shakespeare Company (USA), Ron Destro
2018, Site Specific, Recruiting Sergeant/American/Ensemble, Wheat to War, Outline Theatre, Robert Jones
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Detective Redway/Rupert Banks, Delicacy, ScriptSpace, Mark Jones
2017, Writing, Paul Keeling, Sponge Inside a Bone Bucket, Ashton Spear
2017, Voice Over, Chris, Radio Host, Talk Radio, Sean Turner


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard*, Canadian*, Heightened RP, RP*, Scottish-Standard
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Bass (singing)*, Country Dancing, Folk Dancing, Guitar, Polka, Tango, Ukulele, Waltz
Performance:Actor-Singer, BADC Standard, BASSC-Rapier, Dagger & Unarmed (pass), Laban Training, Mask, Meisner Technique, Motion Capture, Sports Commentary, Verbatim Theatre
(* = highly skilled)
American Football*, Baseball*, Ice Hockey*, Ice Skating*, Rollerblading, Rugby, Skiing, Stage Combat
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Assistant Director (experienced), Computer Literate, Devising, Director, Firearms training, IT Literate, Video Gaming, Writer


Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, Short Course, Acting: Shakespeare, 2018

The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, MA Professional Acting (Distinction), 2016-2017

Drama Centre London, Short Course, Creating a Character, 2016

The University of Western Ontario, B.Sc. Hons. Political Science and Criminology