About Mark


Qualifications:

  • MA (Merit) Acting (Contemporary & Classical Text); Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

  • PGCE (Distinction) Speech & Drama; University of Strathclyde

  • BA (Hons) Drama & English Literature University of London,Roehampton Institute

Playing age:     50-65

Biography

Originally from South London, I moved to Glasgow in my 20s, where I continued to work as an actor, director. I recently retired as a full time drama teacher and am now concentrating on resuming my acting career. I've been very happily married to my dear wife Karen for 32 years.

My passions are Shakespearean tragedy, the work of Howard Barker, the work of Nikolai Demidov and Michael Chekhov.

Favourite actors include Mark Rylance, Riz Ahmed and Marion Cotillard.

Favourite movies: A Double Life; Godfather 2; La Vie en Rose; A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood

Favourite TV programmes: Slings and Arrows; Inside No 9; Our Friends in the North; Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky.

Favourite plays: Betrayal; King Lear.

Shakespeare at Large: Sonnets(Ramshorn Graveyard)