Spotlight: BRYAN HANDS


BRYAN HANDS by Diego Indraccolo
Photo: Diego Indraccolo
74 Western Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3LP
Phone: 01708 732350
Mobile: 07483 933878
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Weight:10st. (64kg)
Playing Age:69 - 84 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:White
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Melodious
Voice Character:Sincere

About me:

Photographer in Trailer for Series 3 of 'The Crown', Netflix and Age UK 'Lonely in a Crowd' (YouTube) also lead in "Combat Stress" 'Lead them Home'.

Stage Ident Television Film Video Further Credits
2018, Stage, Vilhelm Foldall, John Gabriel Borkman, Handplay Productions, Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Harry Meacher
2017, Stage, Luka, The Bear - Three One Act Plays by Chekhov, Traffic of the Stage, Harry Meacher
2017, Stage, Grandad, Dog Ends by Richard Harris, Wishbone Productions, Tabard Theatre, Keith Strachan
2016, Stage, Lord Montagu, The Apothecary, Brother John, Romeo and Juliet, Traffic of the Stage, Harry Meacher
2016, Stage, Pickledigger, Comeback - The Karl Marx Musical, Cyan Event Management, Harry Meacher
2014, Stage, King Duncan & Doctor, Macbeth, Traffic of the Stage, Harry Meacher
2013, Stage, Grandfather, Blackout by Roger Goldsmith, Raws Productions, Roger Goldsmith
2013, Stage, Friar Frances & Verger, Much Ado About Nothing, Traffic of the Stage, Harry Meacher
2012, Stage, Bishop of Barchester/Jonathan Crumple, THE WARDEN, Traffic of the Stage, Harry Meacher
2012, Stage, Ron, MOON RIVER, Tender Trap Theatre Co., Caroline Horton
2012, Stage, Father Flynn, The Lighthouse, Kings Head Theatre, Islington, Sarah Stribley
2012, Stage, Reverend Cornucopia, Carry on Brighton, Phoenix Arts Theatre, Jackie Skarvellis
2011, Stage, Dr. Mortimer, Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles, Handplay Productions, Harry Meacher
2010, Stage, Dr Seward, MIST - After Dracula!, Pilgrim Productions, Kastel Kessel, NL, Harry Meacher
2010, Stage, Sir Hugo Malinger, Daniel Deronda, Traffic of the Stage at Upstairs at the Gatehouse,, Harry Meacher
2010, Stage, Dr Bonfant, The Waltz of the Toreadors, Pentameters Theatre Company, Harry Meacher
2009, Stage, The Old Gentleman, The Story ofThe Amulet, Pentameters Theatre Company, Harry Meacher
2009, Stage, Captain Shotover, Heartbreak House by G B Shaw, Pentameters Theatre Company, Harry Meacher
2009, Stage, Antonio, Twelfth Night, Pentameters Theatre Co., Harry Meacher
2009, Stage, Dr Watson, Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles, Pentameters Theatre Co., Harry Meacher
2009, Stage, Daniel, Hatemail by Jack Heifner, Above the Stag, Prav Menon-Johansson
2009, Stage, Count Shabelsky, Ivanov, Pentameters Theatre Co., Harry Meacher
2008, Stage, Ratty, The Wind in the Willows, Pentameters Theatre Co, Harry Meacher
2008, Stage, Peter Quince, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Pentameters Theatre, Harry Meacher
2008, Stage, Alonso, The Tempest, Pentameters Theatre, Harry Meacher
2008, Stage, Doc, Small Craft Warnings, CP Productions, Mike Williams
2007, Stage, Hamm, Endgame by Samuel Beckett, Logos Theatre Company, Pentameters, Hampstead, Richard Newman
2006, Stage, Kathy, Desperate Thespians by Jackie Skarvellis, Dorothy's Friends Productions, Merton Festival, Tony O'Brien
2006, Stage, Hamm, Endgame, Logos Theatre Company Ltd, Roland Jaquarello
2005, Stage, The Father, Relatively Speaking by Mark Wainwright, Edinburgh Festival, Alex Clay
2003, Stage, John of Gaunt, Richard II, Logos Theatre Company at The Landor Theatre, Roger Sansom
2002, Stage, Brian Russell - Bank Manager, Death on the Fringe, Pentameters, Bernard Lawrence
2002, Stage, Semyonov-Pischik (Landowner), The Cherry Orchard, Logos, Bryan Hands
2001, Stage, Phoenix/Blind Poet, Andromache (Racine), Pentameters, John Edmunds
2000, Stage, Understudy George, Dinner With George, Jabberwocky Productions, Roger Smith
1998, Stage, Major Horatio Parsons, Babe XXX, 2-Way Mirror Company, Ricardo Pinto
1997, Stage, The Squire, Mother Goose, E & P Productions Belfast, Derek Nicholls
1996, Stage, Dr Rance, What the Butler Saw by Joe Orton, Portsmouth New Theatre Royal, John Offord
1995, Stage, Fireman and Understudy Donald, A Passionate Woman, David Pugh Limited, Ned Sherrin
1994, Stage, Dr Bradman, Blithe Spirit, Hamburg English Theatre, Clifford Dean
1993, Stage, Dad, Greek, B.H.P. Limited, Roland Jaquarello
1992, Stage, Frank, Educating Rita, Hamburg English Theatre, Clifford Dean
2011, Ident, Man at Bar, Old Speckled Hen Commercial, 'Dave' Comedy Channel
2007, Ident, Butler, Privilege Insurance 'IDENT' for 'JAMIE AT HOME' - Channel 4, M & C Saatchi
2011, Ident, Man at Bar, Old Speckled Hen, Dave TV
2018, Television, Photographer, The Crown (Series 3), LBP The Crown Ltd, Benjamin Caron
2013, Television, Ken, Car Share, Goodnight Vienna, Peter Kay
2014, Television, Tufnell Cobb, Cobb's World, Leo Wyndham
2010, Television, Mr Vigo, Ramblers, Head & Ferns, Barry Ferns
2003, Television, Jeremy Gompertz, Hutton Enquiry Reconstruction, Sky News
1998, Television, The Elder, King Of The Castle, BBC Television, Martin Hughes
2016, Feature Film, Seamus, Hemingway's Bar, Keith Nelson Productions, Russel Torode
2016, Feature Film, Dr. Harrison, The First and Last Time Traveller, Alex Rooney
2014, Feature Film, Brother Joseph, Predator Dark Ages, Dark Ages Producions, James Bushe
2014, Film, Old Richard, Copita, Tala Nahas
2014, Feature Film, Sandy, Sasquatch, These Four Walls, Rob
2011, Feature Film, Mikhail Salyuddin, Anna Karenina, Working Title Films, Joe Wright
2010, Film, Mr Manners, Meeting Mr Manners, Littleseed Productions, Natalie Imms
2010, Feature Film, Swimmer, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Working Title Films Ltd., Tomas Alfredson
2010, Film, Frank Drake, Son of a Pitch, Running Legend, Fyn Day
2007, Film, Frank Hodson, Once Loved, Alice Grant
2005, Film, Taxi Driver, On The Other Hand, Murray Buesst
2004, Feature Film, David Britten - Central Character, Cabaret Macabre, Hollywood Arts, Mike Sarne
2011, Film, Crusoe, Fate, Handplay Productions, Harry Meacher
2016, Feature Film, Dr. Harrison, The First and Last Time Traveller, Alex Rooney
1995, Video, Dr Strange, Hard Evidence, T1 Films and TV Productions, Florian Lamnstein
Further Credits
2018, Commercial, Lonely Man, Age UK, Royle Productions, Michael J Ferns
2017, Commercial, Grandad, Aptamil, Shiny Projects, Katrina Tang
2017, Commercial, Older Man, Irn Bru Xtra, Minds Eye, Seb Cardinal
2017, Infomercial, Elderly Man, 15 Minute Makeover, Bootleg
2016, Infomercial, Lonely Man, Pioneer Awards - Red Cross "Friends", Black Arts, Ian Cassie
2016, Infomercial, Man on Bench, I am London, Clarence Films
2012, Commercial, Older Man, Macdonald's 1955 Burger, 2AM Films
2014, Commercial, Resident, Abbeyfields Retirement Homes Brochure, Abbeyfields
2013, Commercial, Older Customer, MacDonald's 1955 Burger, 2AM Films
2013, Film school, Edward, The Wait, Met Film School, Marco Buglioni
2013, Documentary, Pedestrian, Weather That Changed the World, Pioneer Productions, Peter Barker
2012, Documentary, Patient, Weather that Changed the World, Pioneer Productions, Peter Barker
2012, Commercial, Shopper, Sainsbury's Christmas Ad, Sainsbury's plc
2012, Infomercial, Robin, I Didn't Want That, pFlix Films Ltd, Leon Ancliff
2012, Short Film, Victim, Against the Grain, RHUL, Victoria Frey
2011, Infomercial, Husband of Patient, Osteoporisis Awareness, A S & K Mercury
2010, Commercial, Lollipop Man, Northern Bank Commercial, Commercials Unlimited
2010, Music Video, Man on the Run, Dirty Disco, Adam Karayiannis Productions, Diego Indraccolo
2010, Corporate, Retired Cartographer, Future Voices, ct-live for UKHO, Lee Rennie
2010, Short Film, Alfred, Rose, Middlesex University Film School, Dora Sellier
2010, Short Film, Ken, Old Boys, Ableye, James Gardner
2010, Music Video, Judge, After Dark - the Count & Sinden, Partizan


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Belfast, Birmingham*, Black Country, Cockney, Geordie, Leicester, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Midlands-East, RP, Scottish-Standard, Welsh-Standard, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, German
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballroom Dancing, Baritone, Contemporary Dance, Jive, Piano
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Books, Audio Drama, Children's Theatre, Live Roleplay, Musical Theatre, Radio Drama, Radio Presenting, Repertory, Role Play, Theatre In Education, TV Presenting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Darts, Fencing, Rowing, Sailing, Swimming, Weight Training, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Director, Theatre Design, Typing (touch), Writer


Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, 1956/7

Manchester Metropolitan University (Crewe and Alsager College) BA(Hons) - 1981/2