Spotlight: RAY CASTLETON

RAY CASTLETON

RAY CASTLETON by David John
Photo: David John
ALEX PRIESTLEY TALENT
Phone: 0161 505 0671
Mobile: 07793 672904
E-mail: alex@alexpriestleytalent.com
WWW: www.alexpriestleytalent.com
Location:
South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'9" (175cm)
Weight:13st. 7lb. (86kg)
Playing Age:60 - 75 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Scandinavian, White
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Grey
Hair Length:Bald
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Sincere
  

About me:

Won the best actor award at The Buxton Festival Fringe, 2019.

Playing "Phil" in BBC RADIO 4 play "CORNERSTONE"by Kieran Knowles aired on Wednesday 18th November 2020 and is now available on BBC SOUNDS App.

Stage Television Short Film Radio Commercial Audio Educational Rehearsed Reading Role Play Site Specific Still Photography
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Stage
2019, Stage, Maurice, Beauty And The Beast (Pantomime), Elite Productions, Paul Lavers
2019, Stage, Geoff Marsh, WITHOUT MALICE OR ILL WILL, Hand On The Tap ( 29 show tour.), Jessica Arden
2018, Stage, Ted, The Last Seam, CAST, Doncaster and Tour, Daljinder Singh
2016, Stage, Mr Mosley, How to Survive the Blitz - And Other Things, The Bare Project, Malaika Cunningham
2016, Stage, Derek/Terry, 12 Miles North of Sheffield, 12 Miles North (Tour), Liz Simmons/Theresa Turnbull
2015, Stage, Various Roles, Striking Dilemmas, The Melting Shop (Tour), David Chafer / Ray Castleton
2015, Stage, Derek/Terry, 12 Miles North of Sheffield, 12 Miles North (Tour), Liz Simmons/Theresa Goddard
2015, Stage, Geoff Marsh/Ian, Striking Dilemmmas, The Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds, David Chafer
2015, Stage, Writer/director, Banners,Bands & Bitter Pills, The Melting Shop/Experience Barnsley, Ray Castleton
2014, Stage, Geoff Marsh, The Blue Pawn, Theatre Delicatessen/Northern Festival, Ray Castleton
2014, Stage, Porcelain Pete, Time Passes, Listen, The Bare Project/Theatre Delicatessen, Malaika Cunningham
2014, Stage, Father, SCAB!, Experience Barnsley, The Melting Shop Co
2014, Stage, Old Billy Casper, KES, CAST Doncaster, Philip Osment and Kully Thiarai
2014, Stage, Geoff Marsh, The Blue Pawn, Experience Barnsley, Ray Castleton
2014, Stage, Grandad, Mr Selby, Sgt. Craddock, The Flame-Haired Dynamo, Hull Truck Theatre, Nick Lane
2013, Stage, Gerald/Dan the Man/Chairman, Paulines Gift, Parkbench/Hull Truck Studio, Madeleine O'Reilly
2012, Stage, Mr Chambers, The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd, New Vic Theatre, Stoke, Fiona Buffini
2011, Stage, Son/writer, Just a Few Words, Bootleggers and Baptists/Lantern Theatre, Matt Risby
2011, Stage, Rat Leader, Lives in Art, Crucible Theatre Sheffield, Andrew Loretto
2011, Stage, Bill, Bill, Front Door Theatre/ Lantern Theatre, Martin Derbyshire
2011, Stage, Father, As In A Walking Dream - The Unpronounecable, Howard Assembly Room, Leeds, Nektarious Rodosthenous
2011, Stage, Various Roles, The Unsung Heroes, National Coal Mininig Museum for England
2010, Stage, Lear, King Lear, University of Leeds, Katie Beswick
2010, Stage, Reg/Writer, The Bridge, Commissioned by University of Leeds, Ray Castleton
2010, Stage, Father, The Life and Times of Jay Jay Parker, Bootleggers and Baptists ( New Writing), Ray Castleton
2010, Stage, Puppeteer, The Beauty Inspector, Crucible Studio, Sheffield, Emily Hutchinson
2010, Stage, Townsman, Enemy of the People, Crucible Theatre Sheffield, Daniel Evans
2010, Stage, Son/Writer, Just a Few Words, Bootleggers and Baptists, Gemma Lise Thornton
2009, Stage, Rita's Dad, Confessions of a City, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, Ruth Carney
Television
2019, Television, Landlord, Coronation Street, ITV, Nickie Lister
2012, Television, William North, Emmerdale, ITV, Alan Wareing
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Bill, The Kindness of a Stranger, Fox-Grosvenor films, Sophia Tomaro
2018, Short Film, Grandad, Coming Home, Fox-Grosvenor Films, Sophia Tomaro
2015, Short Film, Hamilton (Lead), On Paper, London Film School, Nikolas Nazari
2014, Short Film, Art, Princess Under The Stairs, SGFilms, Sarah Goodall
2013, Short Film, Terence, Lilly, Dee_Fifteen Productions, Brett Chapman
2013, Short Film, Jack Harrington, Essential Travel, PB Productions, Paul Bridges
2013, Short Film, Raymond, Breakfast for Two, Sheffield Hallam University, Charlotte Taylor
2012, Short Film, Death, The Other Side, Confetti (Nottingham), Luke James
2012, Short Film, Michael, Erebus, Sheffield Hallam University, Daryl Veal
Radio
2020, Radio, Phil, CORNERSTONE, BBC Radio 4, Gemma Jenkins
2018, Radio, Father, CLASSLESS, Pete McKee Exhibition
Commercial
2019, Commercial, Alan, Recovering Alcoholic, BUPA Internet Commercial, Dock 10, Billy Prince
2018, Commercial, Bob, Employability Skills, Limehouse Communications, Steve Wright
2015, Commercial, Charles, Alzheimers Society/Dementia Awareness, Pulse Films, twentytwo
2015, Commercial, Older Male Customer, Lloyds Pharmacy
2014, Commercial, Recovering Alcoholic, Sanctuary Lodge, FIGI Productions, Giles Alderson
2013, Commercial, Fisherman, Go Outdoors, Ink Films, Greg Clarke
2012, Commercial, Older Patient, Educational Video for Seretide UK, Seretide UK/ Boardwalk Studio, Stuart O'Donnell
Audio
2006, Audio, Writer and Narrator, Telling Tales, Zinia Ltd/ Blank Tape Studios, Tom Chester
Educational
2020, Educational, (2017,2018,2019 & 2020), Various Roles, GP TRAINING, University of Sheffield Medical School, Emma Hudson
2014, Educational, Proffesor/ Zeus, Educational Fim, Cornerstone, Julia McInally
2012, Educational, Assistant Director, Crucible Suimmer School, Crucible Theatre Sheffield, Denny Smith
2011, Educational, Assistant Director, Summer School, Crucible Theatre Sheffield, Emily Hutchinson
2010, Educational, Assistant Leader, Summer School, Sheffield Theatres, Ruth Carney
2010, Educational, Assistant Drama Practitioner, The Beauty Inspector, Crucible Studio, Sheffield / MENCAP, Emily Hutchinson
Rehearsed Reading
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Derek and as cast, Stumped, Blowfish Theatre, Laurence Peacock
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Norman and as cast, Margaret and Arthur, Curve Leicester, Tony Middleton
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Derrek/Terry, 12 Miles North of Sheffield, 12 Miles North / Paines Plough Roundabout Season, Theresa Goddard / Liz Simmons
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Jedd, Landlord, Narrator, Long Play Competition, New Perspectives Theatre Company, Jack McNamara/Theresa Keough
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Old Man, Me. Old Man., Salford Studio, Dan Atkinson
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Douglas Cole, At The End (Crucible Writers Night), Crucible Studio Sheffield, Jonathan O'Boyle
2012, Rehearsed Reading, God, Idol Chatter, Sheffield Crucible Studio, Marieke Audsley
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Ray, Frozen, Crucible Studio, Sheffield, Marieke Audsley
Role Play
2020, Role Play, Role Play and Coaching (from 2015 to 2020), Business Management and HR, PDW Group, Nottingham, Various
2019, Role Play, Patients in Scenarios, GP TRAINING, University of Sheffield Medical School, Emma Hudson
2018, Role Play, Patients in Scenarios, GP TRAINING, University of Sheffield Medical School, Emma Hudson
2018, Role Play, Joe Williams, Hotting Up, Dead Earnest, Charlotte Barnes
2016, Role Play, Patients in Scenarios, GP Training, University of Sheffield Medical School
2016, Role Play, Patient, Competency Exams, GMC
2015, Role Play, Patients in Scenarios, GP Training, University of Sheffield Medical School
2015, Role Play, Role Player, PDW, PDW, Jim Thomas
2014, Role Play, Patient, OSCE Medical Examinations (2014-2020), University of Sheffield, Emma Hudson
2014, Role Play, Role Player/Consultant, Business Role Play, PDW Group, Nottingham, Tim Sayers
2014, Role Play, Dr Robin Styles, Presentation Skills Workshop, University of Sheffield, Lucy Lee
2013, Role Play, Patient, Competency Examinations, General Medical Council
2013, Role Play, Patient, Final Examination for Student Doctors, University of Sheffield
2013, Role Play, Patient, GP Training Seminars, Sheffield University Medical School
2013, Role Play, Patient, Dental OSCE Exams, Sheffield University Medical School
2012, Role Play, Patient, Medical Lecture, University of Sheffield Medical School
2012, Role Play, Patient, Final Medical Examinations, University of Sheffield
2012, Role Play, Prosecution Witness, Advocacy Examinations, Manchester Metropolitan University School of Law
2012, Role Play, Patient, Medical Examination Re-sits, University of Sheffield/NHS
2011, Role Play, Patient, Medical Examinations, University of Sheffield / NHS
2010, Role Play, US Press Director, The Hurricane Katrina Project, Dart Centre Europe, Gavin Rees
Site Specific
2012, Site Specific, George Evans/Writer, The Shattered Oaks, Commisioned by Barnsley Cemetery, Ray Castleton
Still Photography
2013, Still Photography, Several Historical Characters, Marketing Campaign, National Coal Mining Museum for England, Stuart Berry

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Birmingham, RP, Scottish-Standard, Sheffield*, West Country, Yorkshire
Performance:Forum Theatre, Story Telling, Verbatim Theatre, Voice Over + Home Studio
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Golf, Snooker, Swimming
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Presenting:Business, Industry & Commerce
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Devising, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Licensed Chaperone, Narration, Photographic Model, Scriptwriter (professional), Story Telling, Writer

Training:

University of Leeds, BA Hons Theatre and Performance, 3 years, 2008 - 2011 (2:1)

Theatre writing credits include:

The Bridge, The Shattered Oaks, Striking Dilemmas, Chicken Soup, On Behalf of the People, Without Malice or Ill Will.