Theatrical Xym is theatrical

Actor, Director, Playwright, but mainly a phenomenal actor, here be a listing of Xym's thesbic tendancies in chronological order.

 

Joseph And His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

OK, so who hasn't done this at school? I did. Twice.

 

Role within production

Actor. Always cast as  Reuben (the eldest of the children of Israel, with Simeon and Levi the next in line....)

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward - a play

5 night run in 1987 with the Bolton North Sixth Form College Theatre Group

 

Role within production

Actor. Took on the lead rôle of Charles Condomine in a 5 night school production

Confusions by Alan Aykbourn - a play

5 week tour in 1987 with the Bolton Little Theatre Company

 

Role within production

Actor. Played the rôle of “Waiter” in Act 2: Drinking Companion and added a new twist to the rôle

The Betrayal Of Isengard by Simon Owen - a mini-play

One-off performance at the North West AMDRAM Festival in 1987

 

Role within production

Writer, Actor, Director. I dramatised the scene from The Fellowship Of The Ring where Gandalf goes to Saruman for aid. I not only directed and choreographed the piece, but also performed the rôle of Gandalf. The performace was awarded second place in the festival, and would have come first, had Stu Francis's son not beaten us (his famous father on the judging panel didn't help. Not that I'm still bitter about it!)

The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes - a recital

One-off performance at the North West AMDRAM Festival in 1987

 

Role within production

Performer. Theatrical based recital of the classic poem

Jabberwocky by Lewis Caroll - a recital

One-off performance at the North West AMDRAM Festival in 1987

 

Role within production

Performer. Recital of the classic poem - I occassionaly still perform this

Billy Liar by Willis Hall & Keith Waterhouse - a play

10 night run in May 1990 with The Pinebanks Players (formerly NUATS)

 

Role within production

Actor. Took on the lead rôle of Billy

Aladdin - a pantomime

24 Jan to 27 Jan 1990 with The Pinebanks Players (formerly NUATS)

 

Role within production

Actor. Took on the main villain rôle of Uncle Abanaza, and also designed & created the programmes

Noises Off! by Michael Frayn - a farce

23 Aug to 2 Aug 1990 with The Pinebanks Players

 

Role within production

Director, Set designer, stagehand and designed the posters/programmes

Red Riding Hood - a pantomime

16 Jan to 19 Jan 1991 with The Pinebanks Players

 

Role within production

Actor. Took on the main villain rôle of Evil Stepfather Sir False Hood

Confusions by Alan Aykbourn - a play

 with The Pinebanks Players

 

Role within production

Director

Mother Goose - a pantomime

16 Jan to 18 Jan 1992 with The Pinebanks Players

 

Role within production

Actor. Took on 3 quick-change rôles: Landlord, TV Announcer &  King Goosegog

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward - a play

15 to 17 Aug 1992 with The Pinebanks Players

 

Role within production

Actor. Played the rôle of Monsieur Arcarti in a change to the tradition female mystic

Darknight - a radio show

Nov 1992. CANCELLED. Due to my father's sudden death just before launch, this never went ahead

 

Role within production

Presenter. Given a late night/early hours slot as a DJ, catering to 80s Goth & comedy. I'd been trained, and all shows had been rehearsed and planned. but... death deals blows :(

Jack The Ripper - a musical (alternative pantomime)

CANCELLED. Due to an NU reshuffle, many cast members were redeployed to Sheffield. 

 

Role within production

Actor. Took on the rôle of Inspector Abberline

The Rocky Horror Show - a musical

CANCELLED. NU did not want to be associated with the material involved, and vetoed it :(

 

Role within production

Actor. Cast as Riff-Raff

*Title Unknown* - a mini-play

12 Jun 1993 with Spectrum Theatre Company for the AmDram 93 Drama Festival.

 

Role within production

Actor. Cast in a mini-Thriller/Murder plot. Awarded third place in the festival, and given a Distinction award.

The Business Of Murder by Richard Harris - a play

27 to 39 Oct 1993 with The Pinebanks Players

 

Role within production

Actor. Played the rôle of Mr Stone

The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe - a recital

Occassionally performed for Private Audiences

 

Role within production

Performer. Theatrical (or standard) recital of the classic poem