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COLIN PINNEY

Actor/Director

Photographs of Colin Pinney
AWL rehearsal photographs

Colin Pinney played in weekly repertory before training at RADA and has directed plays both here and in America. He has been a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company and his television appearances include Jeeves and Wooster, The Brittas Empire and The Bill. He was co-author of the English version of Mazeppa, presented at the London Coliseum.

He founded Marchurst Productions, creating shows which brought to life characters of History Literature and Romance; in previous years they have included Beatrix Potter, Yeats and Maud Gonne and Wordsworth.

Height
5'8" (172cm)
Eye Colour
Blue
Weight
12st. 2lb. (77kg)
Hair Colour
Grey
Appearance
White
Voice Character
Assured

 

 
Voice Quality
 
Clear
 
Accents
American-Midwest, London*, Norfolk, RP*, Yorkshire
Performance
Audio Books, Audio Drama, Comedy, Corporate Roleplay, Live Roleplay, Living History, Poetry Reading, Role Play, Story Telling, Voice Acting, Voice Over
Other Skills
Computer Literate, Director, Narration, Story Telling, Writer

AWL Credits

Non-AWL Credits

Year
Production
Role
Director
Org/Venue
2015
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
PowerPoint Presentation
Epsom Playhouse and other venues
2015
ALEXANDER POPE
PowerPoint presentation
Own show
Dr Johnsonís House London
2015
YEATS AND MAUD GONNE
One man show
Pentameters and other venues
2014
THE PATH TO MILKWOOD
One-man show about Dylan Thomas
Epsom Playhouse, Sheffield, and other venues.
2013
ALEXANDER POPE
Power Point Presentation
Own show
Epsom Playhouse
2012
THE PATH TO MILK WOOD
One man show about Dylan Thomas
Epsom Playhouse
2012
YEATS AND MAUD GONNE
WB Yeats
Own show
Epsom Playhouse
2011
THE ANCIENT MARINER
PowerPoint Presentation
Own show
Hull Heritage Festival
2011
PAWN STARS
Husband
History Channel
2010
Brontes, Kipling,Pepys, Dylan Thomas
Four One-Man Presentations
Fred Olsen Cruises
2010
SAMUEL PEPYS AND DYLAN THOMAS
Own show - double bill
Wells Festival of Literature
2009
NSPCC
Father Christmas
Mat Clarke
Voice Squad
2009
TAKE COVER
Colonel
Nariman Massoumi
Saltaire Films
2008
PATRICK, FATHER OF THE BRONTES
Rev Patrick Rawnsley
Own show
Bristol Old Vic School and Sheffield Festival
2008
PEPYS AND THE PLAYHOUSE
Samuel Pepys
Own show
National Portrait Gallery
2007
ALEXANDER POPE
Own Show
National Portrait Gallery
2006
Australian Cricket (Ashes)
Unveiler
2005
BLAZE
Thomas Anderson
Deola Folarin
Pulse Films
2005
KIPLING
Own Show
USA Tour. and Bristol Old Vic
2004
CLOSER
Opera Goer
Mike Nichols
Aquarium
2004
REMOTE
Mr Noble
Darren Fisher
Screen East Films
2004
PEPYS AND THE PLAYHOUSE
Own Show
Cheltenham & Canterbury Festivals
2004
COMEDY CAN
Sergeant Alfie
Suzanne Redwin
Tiger Aspect for Channel 4
2003
British Telecom Commercial
St Lukeís
2002
Commonwealth Museum
Promotional Video
Spiral Productions
2002
The Smell Of Flowers
Narrator
Asa Movshovitz
2001
SYMPATHETIC MAGIC
Professor Carl White
William Galinski
Finborough Theatre
2000
PINK CHAMPAGNE
Joel Geckler
Fergus Colville
Saltaire Productions
1998
NEMESIS
Coroner
Enyd Williams
BBC Radio 4
1997
Childrenís Stories
Reader
BBC Radio
1997
LIBEL
Justice Avory
Matt Thompson
BBC Radio 4
1994
BRITTAS EMPIRE
Vicar
Mike Stephens
BBC TV
1994
JANECEKíS LETTERS
Interval narration
Francis Reid
BBC Radio 3
1993
OVER 100 RADIO PRODUCTIONS
Various Roles
BBC Radio Drama Company
1992
BRITTAS EMPIRE
Minister
Mike Stephens
BBC TV
1990
FROM HERE TO THE LIBRARY
Mr Tidy
Richard Pearce
Jill Freud
1989
BREAKING THE CODE
Smith
Paul Kerry
Oldham Rep
1989
HALIFAX
Miner
World Wide Pics
1988
SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER - 3 month tour
Hardcastle
Nat Brenner
Jill Freud
1987
13 COMMERCIALS
Voice over
Nick Coady
Essex Radio
1970
Further Education UK
Teaching
1967
MEADOWBROOK THEATRE
About 12 roles leads and character
John Fernald
Oakland University Detroit
1963
Repertory
About 36 roles in three years
John Harrison, Ronald Eyre
BIRMINGHAM REP
1962
Dr Faustus & King John
Supporting roles
Peter Potter, Michael Benthall
OLD VIC THEATRE at Edinburgh Festival
1961
LIVERPOOL
About 10 roles
Willard Stoker
PLAYHOUSE

Contact

ASQUITH & HORNER E:asquith@dircon.co.uk T: 020-8466 5580 (day) E:Colin Pinney

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