Michael PopeMichael Pope

Playing ages

40 to 60

Height

5 ft 11 in (180 cm)

Weight

13 st 7 lbs (85.7 Kg)

Eye Colour

Brown

Hair Colour

Brown

Michael is a classically trained Actor / Director with a proven track record of over 25+ years experience. Graduated from Drama Academy in 1980 and has gone on to Direct and Perform in all forms of theatre including: Street Theatre, Fringe Theatre, Provincial Theatre, Repertory Theatre and No.1 (West End) Theatre. Working extensively in Television, Theatre, Radio, Teaching, Advertising and Corporate Videos. Equity member number M00112134

  • Assisted in pre production of "The Kumas" for BBC TV.
  • Character voice for major cartoon series, screened regularly on BBC TV.
  • Principal actor in pilot episode of "Brum" for Ragdoll Productions.
  • Comedy sketches in "Cue Gary" with Gary Wilmot, Directed by Dennis Liddington.
  • Fraud squad officer Jennings in "Menace Unseen" for Anglia Television.
  • Father in comedy sketches with "Corrigan and Womack" for BSB/Sky T.V.
  • Oxfam representative in "Young, Gifted and Broke", Directed by Glynn Edwards for Central Television.
  • Skip driver in an ad-lib comedy sketch entitled "Good Samaritan - Skip" in the final episode of Esther Rantzens "Hearts of Gold", Directed by Andrew Fettis for BBC.
  • Alan (HGV driver) in episode three of "Chancer" for Central Television.
  • Doubled for Michael Elphick in several episodes of 'Boon' for Central T.V.
  • Union leader in "Strife", filmed for BBC TV.

Featured parts in :-

  • "The Bill" (ITV)
  • "Casualty" (BBC TV)
  • "All Creatures Great & Small" (BBC TV)
  • "Crossroads" (Central TV)
  • "Boon" (Central TV)
  • "The Singing Detective" (BBC TV)
  • "Death of a Son" ( BBC TV)
  • "The Detectives" ( BBC TV)

Recent Theatre Productions include :-

  • Aegisthus in "Agamemnon"  at Latchmere Theatre, London, Directed by Brenda Blackmore.
  • Jerry Hanson in "We March on Africa" at The Tricycle Theatre, Kilburn, London, Directed by Norman Bradshaw-Bennett.
  • Martin Brinberg (Agent & Manager) in "Libby" at Jermyn Street Theatre, London, Directed by Adrian England and Sophie Peters for Sentinel Productions.
  • Performed in Comedy Cabaret at the Prince Regent Theatre, Farnborough, Directed by Freddie Eldrett.
  • Commander Caractacus Potts in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang", Directed by Tim Lince for Pendle Productions. (Touring Production).
  • Mr Fezziwig/Old Joe/1st Gent in "A Christmas Carol", Directed by John Suthurst at the Empire Theatre, Sunderland.
  • The Mayor in "Mother Goose" at The New Theatre, Hereford, Directed by Johnny Dallas for Stan Stennett Productions.
  • Jaques in "As You Like It", Directed by John Blatchley for Manchester Drama Festival.
  • Directed "La Cage Aux Folles" at The Stardust Club, Leicester.

Recent Corporate Video Productions include :-

  • Presenter/narrator of on board video for major British Airline Company.
  • Staff training and safety film for "Powergen" produced by Briggs & Co. Corporate Television, Directed by Alistair Briggs.
  • Presenter for "British Coal" Staff Training and Technical Research Videos, Directed by Robert Kemp.
  • (Corporate videos available for viewing upon request).

Other Recent Duties include :-

  • Directed fight sequences for two major theatre companies.
  • Produced and Directed production for 1999 Edinburgh Festival ("Mein Amerika").
  • Dialogue coach for English Speaking Theatre of Hamburg.
  • Dialogue coach for English Speaking Theatre of Frankfurt.
  • Radio plays for BBC radio 4.
  • T.V. commercials.(various)
  • Adjudicated at several Drama Festivals.
  • Drama School adjudication.
  • Directed childrens Theatre Summer Schools.
  • Voice - overs.(various)
  • Elocution and voice projection coach.
  • Private coaching for Drama School auditions.


Contact Details:

Write

Papal Productions UK Ltd.,
Apt.1, Regency Court,
Finedon,
Northamptonshire,
England,NN9 5EW

Phone/Fax

(+44) [0] 1933 682049

Mobile/Cellular

07802 447948

E-Mail Address

mail@michaelpope.co.uk

Web Address

www.michaelpope.co.uk