David Shackleton

  • Actor
    Male / Nottingham and London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    66 - 76
    Height
    5' 8" (1m 73cm)
    Weight
    11st. 9lb (74kg)
    Hair Colour
    White
    Eye Colour
    Grey
    Build
    Medium

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2017King Lear
Theatre
King Lear
David Rowan
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
St. John's College, Cambridge
2017Polonius
Theatre
Hamlet
David Salter
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
St. John's College, Cambridge
2017To be disclosed on release date in 2018
Film (Feature)
Holmes and Watson
Ethan Coen
Rose Line Productions
Shepperton Studios
2016Father Christmas
Corporate
Father Christmas
Mark Griffin
Griffin Historical
Osterley Park
2016Old Man with Aggressive-stage Alzheimer's
Corporate
Exercise Phoenix
Brian Mitchell
CrisisCast
London City Airport
2016Provost of Eton College
Online / Digital
The Crown
Philip Martin
Left Bank Pictures
2016Charles Saatchi
TV
Hill on Hurst
Russell Barnes
Clearstory (for Sky Arts)
New Cross, London
2016Lonely Old Man
Film (Short)
Never
Jo Burke
Jo Burke
Lee Green, London
2016General Dyer
Music Video
Big Funk Corporation / Transaction Declined
Andrew Wood-Mitchell
Big Funk Corporation
Holloway
2016Herbert Einstein
Film (Feature)
The 101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped out on the Bill and Disappeared
Felix and Måns Herngren
NICE FLX PICTURES AB
Filmed in Budapest
2016Edward Frobisher
Theatre (Tour)
Kindly Leave the Stage
Adam Morley
Baroque Theatre
2015Santa Claus
Corporate
Green Santa Claus
None
Griffin Historical
Wimpole Hall and Leeds Castle
2015Model
Still Photos
Getty Images
Tim Macpherson
Mac-I Ltd
2015William Wright
Film (Student)
Scallywags
Daisy Long
The Metropolitan Film School
Chelsea Harbour
2015Herbert
Film (Feature)
The Dark Below
Stewart Sparke
Glass Cannon
York and Hull
2015Leonard (Lead)
Film (Student)
Mould
Josh Ormerod
Bear Bait Films
Nottingham and Birmingham
2015Churchwarden
Film (Student)
Vicars
Sabrina Salome
London Film Academy
St. Mary's Church, Paddington
2014Green Santa Claus
Corporate
Alternative Victorian ChristmasGriffin Historical
Wakefield Museum
2014Pope Clement VII
Film (Docu)
Spymasters
Bruce Burgess
Griffin Historical
Kentwell Hall, Suffolk
2014Whiteley Tolson
Film (Short)
Loss and Legacy: The Tolson Story
Stewart Sparke
Glass Cannon
2014Smoking Man
Film (Feature)
Gholam
Mitra Tabrizian
Aimimage Ltd
2014Duke, Salerio, Launcelot
Theatre
Merchant of Venice
Guy Evans
Ashrow Theatre Co.
Derby Guildhall Theatre
2014Museum Curator
Film (Feature)
The Liberator
Ben Lettieri
Improvise Films Ltd
Southend-on-Sea
2014Henry
Corporate
Distance learning video
Patrick West
The Skills Network
The Skills Network, Selby
2014Welch
Film (Short)
Holmganga
Stewart Sparke
Glass Cannon
2013Solicitor
TV
The Lost Honour
Roger Michell
Carnival Productions Limited
2013Maurice
Theatre
Home Duty
Sarah Myott-Meadows
Duckdown Theatre
Park Theatre
2013Lee
Rehearsed Reading
Directing Hamlet
Tracey-Anne Liles
SCRATCH OFF
Tommyfield Pub
2013Frantisek
Rehearsed Reading
Poker Face
Becka McFadden
Legal Aliens
RADA Studios, Chenies St., WC1
2013Dr. Cyril Straskiss
Film (Short)
Not Gay
Dominic Lamb
Brain Blink Productions
Barrow-in-Furness
2013Edward Frobisher
Theatre (Tour)
Kindly Leave the Stage
Adam Morley
Baroque Theatre
Venues in England & Ireland (March to June)
2013Lord Augustus
Theatre
Lady Windermere's Fan
Adam Morley
Turn of the Wheel
Bridewell Theatre, London
2012Herbert Einstein
Film (Feature)
The Centenarian
Felix Herngren
NICE FLX PICTURES AB
Filmed in Budapest
2012King Lear
Theatre
King Lear
Simon Bell
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
King's College, Cambridge
2012Cobbler, Lepidus, Poet & others
Theatre
Julius Caesar
David Rowan
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
Robinson College, Cambridge
2012Pumblechook, Aged Parent
Theatre (Tour)
Great Expectations
Adam Morley
Baroque Theatre
National tour - Feb to June
2011Major Lacey
Theatre
Rebecca
Maggie Andrew
Nottingham Arts Theatre
Arts Theatre, Nottingham
2011Duncan, Porter, 2nd Murderer, Doctor and others
Theatre
Macbeth
David Salter
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
Trinity College, Cambridge
2011Time, Cleomenes & Shepherd
Theatre
The Winter's Tale
Simon Bell
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
Downing College, Cambridge
2011Husband
Still Photos
Greene King brewery rebranding campaign
Adam Smyth
Adam Smyth Photography
Bury St. Edmunds
2011George Sloman
Radio
George
Thomas Morris
White Tiger Productions
Lincoln University
2011Grandfather
Film (Student)
This Way Up
Christopher Bevan
YSP Media
Derby University
2011Everett Baker
Musical
Crazy for You
Bob Wildgust
COS
Nottingham Playhouse
2010German-speaking COPD patient
Corporate
COPD Medical RoleplaysRoleplay UK
Berlin, Leipzig, Frankfurt, Hamburg
2010Pat Glass
Theatre
Secret Boulevard
Manolis Emmanouel
Act 1 Productions
Courtyard Theatre, Hoxton
2010Dapper man
Music Video
The Mighty Hoax / Wait for Me
Ben Murray
Bullion Productions
2010Hector
Theatre
The History Boys
John Lonsdale
USS Theatre
Cheshire + Edinburgh Fringe
2010Co-chairman
TV
Birding
Barry Ferns
Leisure Virus
Highgate, London
2010Talking Book
Voiceover
Title: Mirrors of the Unseen - Journeys in IranRoyal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
2010Cardinal Wolsey + Archb. Cranmer
Theatre
A Man for All Seasons
Rob Goll
Arts Theatre
Nottingham Arts Theatre
2010Albert (lead)
Film (Short)
A Shining Light
Luke McLelland Smith
Sabrewing Films
Derby & Nottingham
2010German-speaking follicular lymphoma patient
Corporate
Doctor/patient interview simulationsBranding Science
Tulse Hill, London
2010Abusive father
Film (Short)
Reverie
Jamie Havill
kidswithcrayons
Pen-y-Lan, Ruabon, N. Wales
2010Harvey
Corporate
Espionage
Cosmo Wallace
Chemistry Digital, Nottingham
2010German-speaking glaucoma patient
Corporate
Doctor-patient role playMichael Browne Associates Ltd
2009George (lead)
Film (Student)
Secret Rage
Claire Gellard
The Metropolitan Film School
South Ealing
2009Polish-speaking barman
Film (Student)
The Downbeat
James Hills
London Film School
12 Bar Club, Denmark Street
2009Harry
Theatre
Edge
Nicholas Kempsey
Practical Productions
The Rose Theatre, Bankside
2009Old Dr. Watson
Film (Feature)
Sherlock Holmes
Rachel Goldenberg
The Institution LLC
Vaynol Hall, Bangor, North Wales
2009Testimonial to camera
Commercial
Clean & Protect Leather Care Kit
Ian Copestake
JML
Brent Cross Shopping Centre
2009The Cleaner (co-lead)
Film (Student)
Another Night
Zaira Brilhante
University of Westminster
Tricycle Theatre, Kilburn
2009Dr. Einstein
Theatre
Arsenic and Old Lace
John Constable
Arts Theatre
Nottingham Arts Theatre
2009Victor Velasco
Theatre
Barefoot in the Park
Rob Goll
Arts Theatre
Nottingham Arts Theatre
2009Gentleman
Theatre
King Lear
James Pacey
2B Theatre
Sandfield Theatre, Nottingham
2009Brabantio + Montano
Theatre
Othello
Nicholas Kempsey
Carpe Diem Theatre
The Rose Theatre, Bankside [Aug + Dec]
2008School Pianist
Theatre
Daisy Pulls It Off
Maggie Andrew
Arts Theatre
Nottingham Arts Theatre
2008Pantalone
Theatre
Servant of Two Masters
David Supper
Arts Theatre
Nottingham Arts Theatre
2007Lord Chamberlain
Theatre
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
John Uttley
Arts Theatre
Nottingham Arts Theatre
2007Baines, the butler
Theatre
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
Maggie Andrew
Arts Theatre
Nottingham Arts Theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2016Additional Dialogue Recording / Automatic Dialogue ReplacementSyncOrSwim
    2011Greek TragedyLondon Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
    2011Duologues - Modern textsLondon Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
    2009Shakespeare - verse speakingLondon Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
    2008Audition skillsLondon Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
    2008ChekhovLCTS
    2007Stanislawski, Improvisation, Character buildingLondon Centre for Theatre Studies (LCTS)
    1974MA in General LinguisticsUniversity of Reading
    1969MA in Modern LanguagesJesus College, Oxford

    Additional Skills

    Accomplished pianist specialising in classical music.

    Additional Information

    Currently (Jan and Feb 2017) filming as Albert Einstein in 'Holmes & Watson' (Dir Etan Cohen) for Rose Line Productions - and have twice played his fictitious brother Herbert (2013 and 2016) for Nice FLX Pictures (dir Felix Herngren).

    About me

    Multillingual character actor with lead actor experience. Main languages are German and French and have acted convincingly in German, French, Polish and Old Norse.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • French
    • German
    • Polish
    Experienced In
    • Corporate
    • Film (Student)
    • Panto
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    Interested in
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Panto
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • Dutch
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Greek
    • Italian
    • Polish
    Musical Skills
    • Piano
    Accents (UK)
    • Cheshire
    • Northern England
    • RP
    • Welsh, Standard
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    Hair Length
    • Short
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Stage Combat Skills
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Chorus
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • No
    Character Types
    • Professional
    • Posh
    • Posh
    • Intellectual
    • Villainous