BLAKE J ASKEW by Michael Spring
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The Poplands, 61 Mill Street, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 8EE
Phone: 01905 570888
Brandvorwerkstr.52-54, 04275 Leipzig
Phone: 00 49 1729835998
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Berlin, Germany
Height:5'10" (177cm)
Weight:14st. 13lb. (95kg)
Playing Age:33 - 50 years
Appearance:Eastern European, White
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Authoritative
Voice Quality:Clear


Blake has just made his London debut in opera in a charity gala singing Wagner in aid of the National Brain Trust in central London at the Hinde St Methodist church, home of the London Song Festival directed by David Monteith. Clip:

Stage Film Television Opera Musical Recording
2015, Stage, Male understudy, Robin Hood, Chipping Norton, Abi Anderson, choreographer Sally Brooks
2012, Stage, Borachio, Much Ado About Nothing, Drayton Arms Theatre, London, Anna Ostergren
2011, Stage, Yephikodov, The Cherry Orchard, WhiteBear Theatre, Kennington, Timothy Stubbs-Hughes
2010, Stage, Puck, A Midsummer Night's Dream UK Tour, Churchill Theatre, Bromley, Norwich Playhouse etc, Harry Denford
2009, Stage, Ensemble, Inherit The Wind, The Old Vic, Sir Trevor Nunn
2008, Stage, Ensemble, To Kill A Mockingbird, Tricycle Theatre, Sally Knyvette
2007, Stage, Mr Rushworth, Mansfield Park, Upstairs At The Gatehouse, Highgate, Christopher Gutmann
2007, Stage, Henry Higgins, Pygmalion (East German National Tour), White Horse Theatre, Peter Griffith
Stage, James Vane, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Wits Theatre, Johannesburg, Jon Rooksby-Snow
2018, Film, Green, A Sensational Story, London Film School, Goncalo Ribeira
2016, Film, Joseph, LIKE A SWEDE, TCO, Jens Jonsson
2013, Film, Chris, Keep Calm and Carry on, Independent, Stan Valroff
2012, Film, James (Clerk), HER WAYS TO ROAM, Film 1914, Klodian Daja
2010, Film, Paul, Spin Cycle, CPF Virgin Media Short Film Festival, Caroline Puntin
2009, Film, Archie Callum, DOCTORS, Image Shock
2009, Film, Sam Edwards (Lead), Prospect House, Chasing Safety, Daniel Howard
2018, Television, Salesman/Team Leader, HSBC Worldwide Campaign, On TRACK, Bradley Williams
2018, Television, Doctor/Presenter, NITROGEN HEALTH (EU and Germany), Boeringer Ingelheim, Matt Hill
2014, Television, Technician, Sky Sports - Sport Superiority, Rattling Stick
2012, Television, City Boy, URBAN FOXES ID, Channel 4, Adam Shakinovsky
2011, Television, Mechanic, BRITISH AIRWAYS, Academy Films
2010, Television, Businessman, Daily Mail - MoneyBags, Daily Mail
2009, Television, The King, Filmhorses, RTMH Films, Rupert Bryan
2019, Opera, Soloist, Desire and Destiny: Works of Wagner and Puccini, Hinde St Methodist Church, David Monteith
2017, Opera, Tenor/Bacchus, Ariadne auf Naxos, VoiceArc- Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Nell Drew, Conductor Ondrej Soukoup
2015, Opera, Basilio, LE NOZZE DI FIGARO Edinburgh and Stirling Fringe, Voice Arc, Nell Drew
2015, Opera, Basilio, LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Voice Arc - St Brides Arts Centre - Edinburgh, Nell Drew, Conductor George Wilson
2014, Opera, Man 1, Strange Exiles, Opera Up Rough/Cockpit Theatre, David Merriman
2012, Opera, Soloist, MasterClass: Stephen Sondheim at The Royal Academy of Music, Royal Academy of Music
2013, Opera, Choral/Ensemble, Christmas at St Pauls Church, Covent Garden, Associated Studios, Leontine Hass/Bob Broad (MD), Simon Lambert
2012, Opera, Soloist, Charity Gala Fundraising with EDSA, EDSA Performing Arts, Emil Dale
2011, Opera, Soloist, Charity Gala Fundraising with EDSA, EDSA Performing Arts, Emil Dale
2009, Opera, Leon, La Mere Cupable (Darius Milhaud)/Figaro, His Loyal Subject, Grimeborne Opera Festival/Arcola Theatre, Barnaby Raeford
2007, Opera, Ensemble/Chorus, Cosi fan Tutti, Starlight Opera UK, Jackie Shearer
2012, Musical, Senator Gallagher, CALL ME MADAM, Union Theatre, Michael Strassen
2012, Musical, Captain Abernathy, HMS HEADWIND/BITESIZE, A Stage Kindly/Kings Head, 2012
2010, Musical, Baron Von Gunzburg, BALLETS RUSSES, A Stage Kindly, Vik Sivalingam
2008, Musical, Fleshcreep, Jack and The Beanstalk, OCO Productions/The Old Market- Hove, Karen Edwards
2016, Recording, Bruce Trevor (Lead), THE HAUNTED ROOM, Lamplighter Radio Theatre Company, John Fournos
2012, Recording, Willows/Ensemble, SHOT AT DAWN (original London workshop cast), ETC Theatre, Matthew Gould
2010, Recording, Baron Von Gunsburg, Ballet Russes - original London Cast Promo Recording, A Stage Kindly, Vik Sivalingam


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Cockney, East European, English-Standard*, German, Heightened RP, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Polish, RP, Russian, South African
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, German
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballad, Classical Singing, Dramatic tenor, Heldentenor, Opera, Singing (general)
Performance:Actor-Singer, Audio Drama, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Professional Singer, Singer-Professional
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Narration, Voice Coach (professional)