Spotlight: DAVID BLAIR


DAVID BLAIR by Jon Holloway
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This Is The Space, 68 Quay Street, Manchester M3 3EJ
Phone: 0161 237 3009
71-75 Shelton Street, London WC2H 9JQ
Phone: 0844 884 9712
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'9" (175cm)
Weight:11st. (70kg)
Playing Age:40 - 50 years
Nationality:British, Australian
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Facial Hair:Full Set
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Friendly

About me:

Having taken a break to bring up his 2 daughters, and having taken shows to the Edinburgh Fringe, and perform character comedy, David is currently writing a sitcom pilot, is teaching and is soon to be staging a one man show. 'A very funny David Blair' - Yorkshire Evening Post. Dual Nationality - British / Australian. Showreel -

Stage Television Comedy Film Commercial Further Credits
2014, Stage, Various/One Man Show, One Man - Five Hats, Beeswax Productions for Edinburgh Fringe
2013, Stage, Ian Peters, Potholes, Made From Scratch at Theatre 503, Mark Conway
2009, Stage, Various Roles, Adlib 2007-2009, Adlib Impro, David Blair for Edinburgh Fringe
2007, Stage, Casio, Othello, Birmingham Stage Company, John Harrison
2006, Stage, various, Comic Irrigation, Comic Irrigation at Edinburgh, David Blair / Wanda Keenan
2003, Stage, Asher, Noon, Bridewell Theatre, Clive Paget
2002, Stage, Mercutio, Romeo and Juliet, Birmingham Stage Company, John Sheehan
2002, Stage, Assorted Roles, The Blue Hour: City Sketches, Bridewell Theatre, Clive Paget
1998, Stage, Ken Norman, Proposals, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Ian Brown
1997, Stage, Sebastian, Twelfth Night, Northcott Theatre, John Durnin
1995, Stage, Warrior, Tambourlaine, RSC, Terry Hands
2013, Television, Vicar, A Touch of Cloth II, Zeppotron Productions, Jim O'Hanlon
2003, Television, Ben Stacey, Murder in Mind III, BBC, David Thacker
2002, Television, Joey, A & E III, Granada Television, David Tucker
2002, Television, Jez, Casualty XVI, BBC, Paul Wroblewski
2002, Television, DC Mark Denham, Shipman: Doctor Death, ITV, Roger Bamford
2001, Television, Jonah Phillips, A Great Deliverance, BBC, Richard Laxton
2001, Television, PC Martins 2000/2001, A Touch of Frost, 2 series VI/VII, Yorkshire Television, Sandy Johnson/Roger Bamford/David Reynolds
2000, Television, Charles Penwarden (Guest Lead), Heartbeat X, Yorkshire Television, Di Patrick
2000, Television, Jonathan Rudd, Silent Witness V; The world Cruise Part II, BBC, Coky Giedroyc
1999, Television, Herbert Batty (Guest Lead), Dalziel and Pascoe III, BBC, Ed Bennett
1999, Television, Gavin, The Wild House (Series), BBC, John Smith
1997, Television, Stuart - Series Lead, Island I & II (2 Series), Channel, Cameron McAllister/Bren Simpson
2013, Comedy, Character stand up 2006-2013, Character comedy
2013, Comedy, Stand up 2006-2013, comedy, Various London venues
2004, Film, Peter (Lead), All Souls Night, Beeswax Films, David Blair
2001, Film, Flt. Lt. Smith, Band of Brothers, HBO/Dreamworks, Richard Longcraine
1998, Film, Player, Elizabeth, Working Title, Shekar Kapur
1996, Film, Captain Fritz, Hamlet, Fishmonger Films, Kenneth Brannagh
2014, Commercial, Lead Male Character, Homebase Kitchens decorating, Academy Films, Conkerco
2013, Commercial, Lead Consultant, Caisse D'Espargne - The Fog, Grizzly & Co, Bruce McRae
2012, Commercial, Main Character, Sanofi Allegra, Wanda - Paris, Spike and Jones
2011, Commercial, Father, Mattel Skybusters Range, Duke, Jess Scott-Hunter
2011, Commercial, Husband, Phillips Hoover
2010, Commercial, Lead Male Character, Printer Cartridges
2008, Commercial, Barman, Dutch Lotto
2008, Commercial, Father, Heinz Spread & bake
Further Credits
2019, Voice Over, voice reel: comedic
2019, Workshop, Playfulness, spontaneity and physical comedy, Kasia Zaremba-Byrne
2019, Workshop, What makes that so funny, John Wright
2017, Radio, Various Roles, Fouad's Character Cafe, Beeswax Productions
2015, Workshop, Clown, Philippe Gaulier


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Arab, Australian, Birmingham, Dutch, Edinburgh, French, Indian, Italian, Liverpool, RP*, Spanish, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Baritone, Flute, Piano*
Performance:Acrobalance, Comedy, Physical Comedy, Stand-up Comic, Voice Acting, Voice Over, Voice Over Professional/Specialist, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Cricket, Hockey (field), Karate, Rugby, Running*, Skiing, Stage Combat, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Barista (experienced), Chaperone (licensed), Cooking/Baking, DBS (CRB) clearance, Impersonation, Improvisation, LAMDA exam drama coach


Guildhall School of Music & Drama (G.S.M.D.).

Philippe Gaulier; clown