DEREK ELROY by Philip Wade
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125 Dynevor Road, London N16 0DA
Phone: 020-7923 0606
Fax: 020-7241 2313
Chester House, Studio 1:04, 1-3 Brixton Road, London SW9 6DE
Phone: 07702 228185
Mobile: 07809 549887
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:6' (182cm)
Weight:13st. (83kg)
Playing Age:31 - 50 years
Appearance:Black-Caribbean, Black-Other Areas
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Short
Facial Hair:Sideburns
Voice Quality:Deep
Voice Character:Friendly


Derek is currently on the National Tour of "The Calender Girls" till 23rd November 2019 Derek can then be seen as "The Emperor" at the Churchill Theatre Bromley with Christopher Biggins till 5 January 2020. Derek was at the Royal National Theatre in the production of One Man, Two Guvnors for 4 years. The play also transferred to the Haymarket Theatre, West End and then went onto a National Tour.

Stage Television Film Radio Musical Pantomime Corporate
2019, Stage, Lawrence, Calendar Girls - The Musical, Moss Empires Ltd, Matt Ryan
2018, Stage, Lawrence, Calendar Girls - The Musical, Moss Empires Ltd, Matt Ryan
2016, Stage, Badger, The Wind In The Willows, Rose Theatre Kingston, Ciaran McOnville
2016, Stage, Doris, Screwed, Theatre 503, Sarah Meadows
2015, Stage, Rufus, Routes, Life Venture Arts, Burt Caesar, Ndidi Spencer
2014, Stage, Lloyd Boateng, One Man, Two Guvnors, The Royal National Theatre, Nick Hytner
2014, Stage, James, Kingston 14, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Clint Dyer
2013, Stage, Lloyd Boeteng, One Man Two Guvnors, The National at The Haymarket Theatre, London, Nick Hytner
2011, Stage, As Cast, One Man, Two Guvnors, The National Theatre, Nick Hytner
2010, Stage, Large Caterpillar/March Hare, Alice In Walled Gardens, Sixteenfeet, Marie McCarthy
2006, Stage, Vocalist, Vox Pop-The Magnets, Back Row Productions
2005, Stage, Gordon Banks, World Cup Final 1966 (Tour), Schtanhaus, Carl Heap
2004, Stage, Gordon Banks, World Cup Final 1966, BAC, Carl Heap
2003, Stage, Various Roles, The Gruffalo, Tall Stories, Olivia Jacobs
2003, Stage, King, The Big Adventure, Chipping Norton, Caroline Sharman
2001, Stage, Yllana 666, Fat Bloke Productions, David Ottone
2001, Stage, 666, Fat Bloke Productions, David Ottone
2001, Stage, Soul Searchers, David Ian Productions, Alan Cohen
2000, Stage, De 666, 666, Edinburgh Festival, David Ottonie
Stage, Dewain, I Was Looking At The Ceiling, Southward Playhouse, Caroline Sharman
Stage, Clovis, Big Nose, Coventry Belgrade Theatre, Chris Monks
Stage, Anan, Tricksters Payback, Black Theatre Co-operative, Josette Mingo Bushell
Stage, Jan, The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, Northampton Royal Theatre, Joe Harmston
Stage, Friday, Foe, Theatre De Complicite, Marcello Magni
2016, Television, Medical Assistant, Fortitude Series 2, Tiger Aspect, Kieron Hawkes
2013, Television, Lion Paw, Rev, Big Talk Productions, Peter Cattaneo
2004, Television, Paramedic, If..., BBC Television, Nick Copus
2002, Television, Greg, Casualty, BBC Television, Frank W. Smith
2000, Television, Newsagent, Buried Treasure, London Weekend Television, Adrian Shergold
2000, Television, Jamie, The Bill, London Weekend Television, Ian White
Television, John, Hope And Glory, BBC Television, Peter Lyndon
Television, Tony Maxwell, The Bill, London Weekend Television, Ian White
Television, Vicar, Noel's House Party, BBC Television, Ben Kellett
2004, Feature Film, Rasta, Breakfast On Pluto, Pluto Films, Neil Jordan
2000, Feature Film, Gym Person, Bridget Jones' Diary, Working Title, Sharon Mcguire
2015, Radio, Bad Salsa, BBC, Alison Vernon Smith
Musical, Rum, Carmen Jones, Nick Grace Management, Anthony Van Laast
2010, Musical, DJ/Longa, The Harder They Come, UK Arts/Nott Playhouse/StratfordEast, Kerry Michael
2009, Musical, Jose, The Harder They Come (Canadian Tour), UK Arts International, Jan Ryan
2008, Musical, Longa, The Harder They Come, Playhouse Theatre, Robert Fox Ltd
2008, Musical, Longa, The Harder they Come, Barbican & Birmingham, Jan Ryan
2007, Musical, DJ, The Harder They Come, Stratford East Theatre Royal, Kerry Michael/Dawn Reid
2003, Musical, Vocalist, Blues Brothers, Germany Tour, Simon Foster
2018, Musical, Lawrence, Calendar Girls The Musical, Matthew Ryan
2019, Pantomime, The Emperor, Aladdin, Qdos, Jonathan Kiley
2006, Pantomime, Tommy The Cat, Dick Whittington And His Cat, Barbican Centre, Ed Hall
2015, Pantomime, Nurse, Robin Hood, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael
2010, Pantomime, Grannie, Red Riding Hood, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Omar Okai
2009, Pantomime, Ma Twanky, Aladdin, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael
2015, Corporate, Barclays PPV, ITN Productions, Scuman Hogue
2015, Corporate, Presenter, Barclays PPV, ITN Productions, Scuman Hogue


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Birmingham, Caribbean, Cockney, Derby, Irish-Southern, Liverpool, London, Midlands-East, Northern, Nottingham, RP
(* = Native/Fluent)
English, Patois*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
African Dance-Traditional, Bass (singing)*, Contemporary Dance
Performance:Clown, Disc Jockey (DJ), Physical Theatre
(* = highly skilled)
Boxing*, Horse-riding, Karate*, Martial Arts*, Scuba Diving*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Fire Eater, Improvisation, Juggling, Mime, Motion Capture, Puppetry, Qualified Massage Therapist, Reiki, Stilt Walking, Unicycling


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