Spotlight: BLAKE J ASKEW


BLAKE J ASKEW by Fabrice Rizzatto
Photo: Fabrice Rizzatto
Phone: 020 7706 3632
Mobile: 07805 946717
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Berlin, Germany
Hamburg, Germany
Height:5'10" (177cm)
Weight:13st. 12lb. (88kg)
Playing Age:43 - 48 years
Appearance:White, Eastern European, Scandinavian
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Engaging

About me:

Blake has just finished playing the role of EDGAR in the farce FUNNY BUSINESS at the English Theatre of Hamburg from 21st October 2019 through 1 Feb 2020.

He has also done documentary voice over dubbing work in Germany for a new programme called "HITLERS SECRET WEAPONS MANAGER" directed by Dr. Heinz-Günter Hollein.

Stage Film Commercial Opera Musical Concert Recording
2019, Stage, Edgar, Funny Business- A Farce, English Theatre of Hamburg, Robert Rumpf
2019, Stage, Voice Over, MY ONE TRUE FRIEND, Tristan Bates Theatre, Antony Law
2019, Stage, Ralph Devine, AUNTIE MAME, The Lost Musicals/ Lost Plays, Ian Marshall Fisher
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
2019, Commercial, Architecht, Uber- Russia, Unit9 Films, Adam Dolman
2018, Commercial, Salesman/Team Leader, HSBC Worldwide Campaign, On Track, Bradley Williams
2018, Commercial, Doctor/Presenter, NITROGEN HEALTH (EU and Germany), Boeringer Ingelheim, Matt Hill
2014, Commercial, Technician, Sky Sports - Sport Superiority, Rattling Stick
2012, Commercial, City Boy, URBAN FOXES ID, Channel 4, Adam Shakinovsky
2011, Commercial, Mechanic, BRITISH AIRWAYS, Academy Films
2019, Opera, Soloist, Desire and Destiny: Works of Wagner and Puccini, Hinde St Methodist Church, David Monteith
2016, Opera, Bacchus, Ariadne auf Naxos, Voice Arc/Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Nell Drew
2015, Opera, Basilio, Le Nozze Di Figaro, Edinburgh & Stirling Fringe Festivals, Voice Arc, Nell Drew
2009, Opera, Leon, La Mere Cupable, Grimeborne Opera Festival, Barnaby Raeford
Opera, Chorus, Cosi Fan Tutti, Starlight Opera, Jackie Shearer
2013, Musical, Choral/Ensemble, Christmas at St Pauls Church, Covent Garden, Associated Studios, Leontine Hass/Bob Broad (MD), Simon Lambert
2012, Musical, Soloist, MasterClass: Stephen Sondheim at The Royal Academy of Music, Royal Academy of Music
2012, Musical, Captain Abernathy, HMS HEADWIND/BITESIZE, A Stage Kindly/King's Head
2012, Musical, Senator Gallagher, CALL ME MADAM, Union Theatre, Michael Strassen
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
2012, Concert, Soloist, Charity Gala Fundraising with EDSA, EDSA Performing Arts, Emil Dale
2011, Concert, Soloist, Charity Gala Fundraising with EDSA, EDSA Performing Arts, Emil Dale
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, English-Standard*, German, Polish, RP, South African
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, German
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballad, Baritone-High, Dramatic tenor*, Heldentenor*, Opera*, Singing (general)*
Performance:Actor-Singer, Audio Drama, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Professional Singer, Singer-Professional
(* = highly skilled)
Bodybuilding, Weight Training
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Drama Workshop Leader, Narration, Singing Teacher/Coach, Tarot Reading
Vocal Range:E2 to B4 (belt to A4)