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                 Photographs    © Gareth Dutton www.garethdutton.co.uk

HEIGHT: 5 FT 8 INS.

HAIR: DARK BROWN. BALDING.

EYES: HAZEL.

BORN: 1947, Lancashire, England.

ACCENTS: LANCASHIRE; NORTHERN; ENGLISH; ANY FUNNY VOICES. (would love to do a cartoon)


2013

AUDIO

As Bonjour Hellfire; also Autograph Hunter and Xavier the Belching Waiter (Co-starring with Rik Mayall.) The Last Hurrah! Six Part Audio Series. Written by Dominic Vince, Craig Green and Rik Mayall.


THEATRE

Jack Walker. Corrie 1968 Live! Lass o' Gowrie and Taurus, Manchester. Director Helen Parry.

Bunny Warren. Porridge. By kind permission of Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Lass o' Gowrie. Director Colin Connor.

Actor A.  Privacy is a Commodity You are Entitled to Sell. Kings Arms and Black Lion. One Play One Day. Salford. Director Chris Bridgeman.


TELEVISION: Main Parts:


2017

Leslie Rawlins. Coronation Street. Director David Kester.                   


2016

Prison Officer. Emmerdale. Director David Kester


2013

The Janitor. Shameless. Channel Four. Director: Paul Walker.


2011

Clifford. Coronation Street.  Granada.  Directors: John Anderson. Duncan Foster. David Kester.

Headmaster. Just Henry. ITV. Director David Moore

Farmer. Hovis Farmers' Race Commercial. Dare \ Two Sugars. Director Dougal Wilson.

Voiceover. Volkswagen "God Only Knows" Commercial. Academy. Director Tony Barry.


2010  

Gardener. Commercial for Barnabus Homeless Charity.  Two Sugars Production Company, Manchester. Director David Barnes.

 

2008

Shopkeeper. Emmerdale YTV. Dir. Henry Foster

Sidney Rawton. The Royal Today. YTV. Dir. Chris Jury.

Announcer. My Spy Family. Kindle Entertainment. Dir Frank W Smith.


2007

Eric the Postman. Emmerdale. YTV. Dirs. Dominic Leclerc and Mark McKillop

John Langdale. New Street Law. Red Productions for BBC. Director Clara Glynn


2005

Neville Tweedy. Cutting It (3 eps) BBC. Directors David Kerr  and Fraser MacDonald. Writer Debbie Horsfield.


2004 

Arthur Digweed (Giant Veg Grower). Dead Man Weds. Red Production Company. Director: Sarah Smith.


Ticket Collector, Heartbeat. Granada Media. Director: Noreen Kershaw.

2003

Gerald Unwin. Coronation Street. Granada. Director: Tony Prescott.

The voice of God. Mark and Lard Afternoon Show. BBC Radio 1.

2002:

Mr. Skip. Emmerdale. YTV  (6 eps)  Directors: Oliver Horsbrugh and Duncan Foster

Security Guard. Stan the Man. Granada TV. Director: Nigel Douglas

Greengrocer. The Royal. Yorkshire Television. Director: Paul Walker.

Factory Owner. Food Services Video. Visual Link. Director: Peter Simon.

2001:

Pete Clulow. Looking After the Penneys.  Libra Television for Channel Four. Director Jamie Goold

Bob Southall. Merseybeat. BBC Police Drama Series. Director Paul Walker.

Photographer. Coronation Street. Director Anne Ross Muir.

2000: 

Fred Leeder. Postman. Heartbeat. Yorkshire TV. Director Paul Walker.

Harry Benson. Weatherfield Gazette Photographer. Coronation Street. Granada TV. Dir. John Anderson.

Security Guard. The Cops. World Productions for the BBC. Kenny Glenaan

Tramp. Wilmot. Yorkshire TV. Dir. John Smith

Stanley Manley. City Central BBC. Dir. Delyth Thomas.

Newsagent. Big Meg Little Meg. Granada TV. Dir Sylvie Boden.

Grandad. Maltesers TV Advertisement. D'Arcy, Masius and Bowles. David Hartley.

Dad. Gala Bingo TV Advertisement. J Walter Thompson. Dir Ian Emes.

1999: Prison Officer. ALWAYS AND EVERYONE with Martin Shaw and Niamh Cusack. Granada TV. Dir. Tim Whitby

1999 and 1998: Harry Benson the Weatherfield Gazette Photographer. CORONATION STREET. Dirs: Michael Kerrigan\ Terry Dyddgen-Jones.

1998: Cafe Owner: RECKLESS with Robson Green. Granada TV. Dir:David Richards

1997: Harry. CORONATION STREET.. 

1997: Big Breakfast Show. CHANNEL 4 O.B.

1996: Master of Ceremonies. THE GRAND. GRANADA TV MINI SERIES. Dir: Douglas McKinnon

1995: Insurance Assessor. CORONATION ST.. Dir June Howson

1994: Narrator of "WHERE SEAGULLS DARE" -Granada TV Documentary on "The Big One" Blackpool Pleasure Beach white knuckle ride. Dir. Paul Crone

1993: Various parts in silent Movie "SWEET DREAMS" with Jimmy Cricket.

1992: Five series as main character OSWALD the Cafe Owner in award-winning, top-rated GRANADA TV sit-com WATCHING. Dir. Les Chatfield

1991: Bert Latham. Mate of Jack Duckworth. CORONATION STREET. (4 episodes).

1991: Butcher. JOSIE SMITH. GRANADA TV.

UP TO 1991 - THREE OTHER DIFFERENT PARTS IN CORONATION STREET INCLUDING ERIC PRIESTLEY, SUPERSTORE OWNER; GAS MAN; DELIVERY MAN.

ALSO: Parts in: FIRST AMONG EQUALS\FLOOD TIDE\ THE PRACTICE\ ALBION MARKET\ GRUMBLEWEEDS\ DOWN TO EARTH\ EMMERDALE FARM\ CRIMEWATCH\ THE CITADEL (BBC)\ JULIET BRAVO.

BROOKSIDE: (MERSEY TV). First Window Cleaner in Brookside.. Dir. Keith Washington

FILM AND VIDEO: 

Gunshop Owner - NATURE OF THE BEAST. (DIR. FRANCO ROSSO) \RABBITT SERVICES VIDEO\ CORPORATE VIDEOS.

COMMERCIALS:

2000:MALTESERS "Big Striker" - Grandad. Dir: David Hartley

1999 - GALA BINGO SOCIAL CLUBS. "Night to Remember" - Dad. Dir: Ian Emes.

ALSO GUINNESS\ WEBSTER'S BITTER.

SKILLS:

 Drives\ Good Comedy Skills\ Golf (Rabbit)\ Darts\ Bowls\ Pool\ Cricket\ Basic Conversational French\ Ten Pin Bowling\ Comedy Folk\ Swims\ Lancashire Dialect Poet\ Deadpan Humour\Cycle\

TRAINING: 

Actor's Centre, Manchester.\ Masterclasses, London

RADIO:

 DEREK JAMESON SHOW\ STUART HALL SHOW\ PRESENTER ON PICCADILLY RADIO\ PANEL MEMBER GMR'S THE NAME GAME.

THEATRE:

 Many Comedy revues in all major North West Theatres. Ten years as front man with top Northern Comedy\folk group INCLOGNITO.

OTHER:

Former TV comedy writer for Ken Dodd, Two Ronnies, Dick Emery and many more. Former award-winning newspaper reporter with Manchester Evening News; Blackpool Evening Gazette; Leigh Reporter. Dialect Poet. Songwriter. Author of 15 books including "The Green Revolution Cookbook" and "The Book of Famous Oddballs", also translated into Chinese!

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