Project Description

Marcus Fernando

MARCUS FERNANDO ACTOR/MUSICIAN/PUPPETEER/DIRECTOR

Marcus Fernando is a seasoned actor whose career has spanned 30 years in the theatre, film,TV and corporate worlds.

He works in the UK and Europe – and is based in the UK and Croatia.

He has worked with directors Dominic Cooke, Jenny Stephens, Jon Turner, Mike Lunney, Jon Petherbridge, Steve Tiplady, Arti Prashar, Kate Rowlands, Clive Chandler, Bob Hamlin, Topher Hamlin & Jeff Teare amongst others and recently with Malcolm Stent as an actor/ musician in ‘Brummegem Pals’ and as the villainous Filcher D’Weasel in ‘Cinderella’ at the Solihull Arts Complex.

Other work includes:

Theatre: The National, RSC, Little Angel, Illyria, Hammersmith Lyric, Royal Stratford East, MiddleGround Theatre, Belgrade Coventry, Dundee Rep, London Bubble, Octagon Bolton, Sherman Cardiff
TV: Darkest You – Cannon Ball Productions, Vampire Island – WB Productions, Love Story – Finlandia, The Dance of Shiva – Epiphany Films, Lawrence of Arabia, The Spanish Armada & Richard Lionheart for Cromwell Films

Radio: So Great A Crime & The Betrayers for BBC, Upon Christmas Eve – ESP Radio Theatre

Accents: RP, Birmingham, London, Indian, Middle Eastern with a good ear for accents

Training: Birmingham University, BSSD, Cannon Hill Puppet Theatre, BBC Radio Grafton (Journalist/Presenter)

Fight skills: Stage combat advanced, broadsword & buckler, quarterstaff, small sword, rapier & dagger, unarmed, double handed sword

Instruments: Trumpet*, saxophone, cornet, clarinet, piano, fujara

 Sport: Archery, horse riding

Other: Puppetry, photography, full clean driving licence

 

FULL ACTING CV AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

DIRECTORS CV ON REQUEST