Spotlight: JOE SHIPMAN


JOE SHIPMAN by Lucas Smith
Photo: Lucas Smith
35 Plymouth Grove, Radcliffe, Manchester, M26 3WU
Phone: 07861 778330 / 0161-724 4880
Merseyside, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'10" (177cm)
Weight:12st. 2lb. (77kg)
Playing Age:25 - 35 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Scandinavian, White
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Quality:Reedy
Voice Character:Relaxed

About me:

'the entire narrative sinks or swims on Joe Shipman’s compelling pivotal performance as Jim' - Roger Foss The Stage for Narvik

Stage Further Credits
2018, Stage, Dixie Dean / Drunk Copper, The Grand Old Lady, Blue Park, Carl Cockram
2017, Stage, Boy, Five More Minutes, Travelled Companions, Leila Chebbi
2017, Stage, Jim Callaghan, Narvik (National Tour), Box Of Tricks, Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder
2017, Stage, Baloo / Narrator / Villager, The Jungle Book, Action Transport / Unity Theatre, Nina Hajiyianni
2016, Stage, Edward Ruston, Unsung, Turf Love / DaDa Fest, Chuck Mike
2015, Stage, Jim Callaghan, Narvik, Box of Tricks, Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder
2015, Stage, Ozzie, The Maurie, Waiting For Brando Productions, Carl Cockram
2014, Stage, Dixie, Officer O'Connel, Busker, The Heart of Evertons Badge, Carl Cockram
2013, Stage, Vinny Walsh, Waiting For Brando (National Tour), Waiting For Brando, Carl Cockram
2012, Stage, Minstrel/Various, Twisted Christmas, The Alligators Club, John Mathew Ward
2012, Stage, Vinny, Waiting For Brando, Waiting For Brando, Carl Cockram
2011, Stage, Sean / Mark, Endz, Liverpool Everyman Playhouse, Rebecca Ross
2011, Stage, Grandma / King / Travelers, Swans One Wish, Altru Drama, Sean Di Sora
2010, Stage, Sean, Hatch, Echt, Nick Moss
2008, Stage, Chris Kent, Ten Tiny Toes, Shared Experience, Polly Teale
2007, Stage, Delroy, Slow Time, 20 Stories High, Keith Saha
2006, Stage, Banquo, Macbeth, Hope St Ltd / Company Collisions, Tanushka Marah
2006, Stage, Bobby, The Way Home, Liverpool Everyman Playhouse, Sue Dunderdale
2006, Stage, Gregor, Wrong Place Right Time, IFAQ, Alan Richardson
Further Credits
2018, Educational, Liam Smith, Man Up, No Place Productions, Carl Cockram
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Father Luke, Cured, Royal Court Theatre, Robert Gale
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Father Luke, Cured, Royal Court Theatre Liverpool, DADA Fest, Robert Softley Gale
2018, Short Film, Ryan, Daddy's Girl, First Take, Various
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Alex, Smoke, Home (Manchester), Walter Meierjohann
2016, Educational, Various, House of Memories, Collective Encounters, Nick Birkenshaw
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Twink, The Mighty Walzer, The Royal Exchange Theatre, Jonathan Humphreys
2015, Street Theatre, Lord Barnibee, Waggledance, Eggmen, Ferran Orobigt
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Ben O'Prey, Flowers & Candles, Writing On The Wall, Carl Cockram
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Jim, Narvik, Liverpool Everyman Playhouse / Box of Tricks, Hannah Tyrell Pinder
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Ben, Two Tides, Writing On The Wall, Carl Cockram
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Young Rushton / Dannet, Unsung, Dada Fest, Chuck Mike
2014, Site Specific, Paul, He Skips and Staggers, Liverpool Everyman Playhouse, Elli Johnson
2014, Site Specific, Rioter, The Brick Becomes a Star, Liverpool Everyman Playhouse, Elli Johnson
2014, Street Theatre, Frauw, Cavemen, Eggmen, Devised
2014, Street Theatre, Ivor, Cirque Du Kaka, Eggmen, Ferran Orobigt
2013, Site Specific, Jim, Narvik, Liverpool Everyman Playhouse / Box of Tricks, Hannah Tyrell Pinder
2013, Street Theatre, Father Terry McP, How To Fall In Love, RAWD, Graham Hicks
2013, Street Theatre, Hood, The Hoods, Eggmen, Joe Shipman
2013, Training Film, James, Lone Worker Training, Mocha, Owen Cotterell
2012, Rehearsed Reading, T, Dog, Liverpool Everyman Playhouse, Steven Atkinson
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Ryan, Scrappers, Liverpool Everyman Playhouse, Elli Johnson
2012, Short Film, Ian, Brotherly Love, Pan of Scouse, Michael Ryan
2012, Short Film, Barry, Brotherly Love, Pan of Scouse, Michael Ryan
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Chris, Fighting Ghosts, Liverpool Everyman Playhouse, Elli Johnson
2011, Site Specific, Number 7, Alice Through the Winter Gardens, Hope St Ltd / Conflux, Alan Richardson
2010, Educational, Josh / Nathan, Turning Points, M6 Theatre Company, Gwenda Hughes
2010, Short Film, Young Tam, The Swimming Man, LA Productions, Gary Williams
2009, Educational, Nathan Bateman, Family Business, M6 Theatre Company, Olwen May
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Gozzo, Forgive Them, Hampstead Theatre, Sue Dunderdale
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Josh, Bark, Liverpool Everyman Playhouse, Elli Johnson
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Saul, Black Dog, Liverpool Everyman Playhouse, Gemma Kerr
2007, Educational, Karl, Intersection, Collective Encounters, Nick Birkenshaw
2007, Educational, Chris, Rush, Liverpool Maritime Museum, Helen Flooks
2007, Short Film, Barry Ebe, Unintended, Aber Film Prods, Eddie Fortune
2006, Radio, Sam / Samantha, Big Toe Radio Show, BBC Radio


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cheshire, Cockney, Lancashire, Liverpool*, Northern, RP, Scottish-Standard, Yorkshire
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Baritone, Guitar, Mandolin, Singer-Songwriter, Singing (general), Ukulele
Performance:Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, Children's Theatre, Clown, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Immersive Performance, Interactive Performance, Live Roleplay, Musical Comedy, Outdoor Performances, Physical Comedy, Physical Theatre, Role Play, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Story Telling, Street Theatre, Theatre In Education, Underwater Filming, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Football, Ice Skating, Pool, Rollerblading, RollerSkating
Other Skills:Acrobatics, Comedy Songwriting, Computer Literate, Devising, Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, IT Literate, Puppetry, Silver Service, Stilt Walking, Story Telling, Video Gaming, Waiting Staff (experience), Workshop Leader, Workshop Leader (Acting), Writer


Physical Theatre Apprenticeship 2005/6



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