Francis Adams

  • Actor
    Male / Derby / London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    49 - 59
    Height
    5' 6" (1m 70cm)
    Weight
    11st. 7lb (73kg)
    Hair Colour
    Auburn
    Eye Colour
    Green
    Build
    Medium

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2013a strong, measured performance by Francis Adams as Brian the shopkeeper
PAtrick Scullion
gaytimes.co.uk
2013Lopakhin, played by Francis Adams in the most natural of the production's performances...
Barbra Lewis
thestage.co.uk
2013An excellent Francis Adams gives Brian a believable edge but even better is his touching simplicity
Clarissa Widya
broadwaybaby.com
2013both performances are flawless
Rebecca Hussein
whatsonstage.com
2013As the shopkeeper, Francis Adams was outstanding. He explores many different aspects of his character.
Everything Theatre
everything-theatre.blogspot.co.uk

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019King Crumble
Theatre
Rapunzel - A Tangled Tail
Neil Couperthwaite
Polka Dot Pantomimes
South Holland Theatre - Spalding
2019Brian Mason
Other
Delirium Films for the NHS
Maggie Inchley
ARC Research and Consultancy
2019Detective Richard Watson
Film (Feature)
Get Gone
Gurmit Samra
Branded G Productions
2015David Bliss
Theatre (Tour)
Hay fever
Lillie Collier
Paul Taylor-Mills Season at Windsor Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal Windsor
2015Ross Marquand
Theatre (Tour)
Sweet Revenge
James Murphy
Paul Taylor-Mills Season at Windsor Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal Windsor
2014 - 2015C-Team Member
Corporate
Corporate Roleplay and business scenarios
Kath Hirst
Theatre& Ltd
2014Hallett
Theatre
The Business of Murder
James Murphy
Paul Taylor-Mills Productions
Manor Pavillion Theatre
2014Dr Wainright
Commercial
Infection Control Case Studies
Callum O'Connel
The Skills Network
2014Charles Collins
Film (Short)
A Cautionary Tale
Neil Oseman
Stella
2014Robert Belford
Commercial
Equality & Diversity E Learning Course
Callum O'Connel
The Skills Network
2014Angry Alan
Commercial
Team Leading Knowledge
Callum O'Connell
The Skills Network
2013Mr Hunt
TV
Meet the Adebanjos
Debra Odutuyo
mta Productions
2013John Laris
Film (Feature)
Parallel Lines
Jackie Clark
Future Imperfect Productions
2013Alan
Film (Short)
Champagne, Intimacy, Alan
David Martin
Mini Productions
England
2013Cloggs
Film (Short)
Taste
Booker Woodford
Little Balloon
England
2013Brian
Theatre
The 8th Wave
Don McCamphil / Luke Lutterer
Disturbancertn
The Space
2012Maraczek
Musical
She Loves Me
Tim McArthur
All Star Productions
Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre
2012Waiter / Merchant / Mrs Korobkin
Theatre
The Government Inspector
Gavin McAlinden
Charm Offensive
The Shaw Theatre
2012Lawyer Royall
Theatre
Summer
Timothy Stubbs-Hughes
20 South Street
The Brockley Jack
2012Dr Spivey
Theatre
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Paul Taylor-Mills
Paul Taylor-Mills / Amy Anzell
The Lost Theatre
2011Groundsman
Commercial
Ladbrokes - Streak of Excitement
Michael Patrick Jann
Independent Films
2011Son-In-Law
Film (Short)
Lilly and the Clown
Chris Gilbertson
Bagal Films
2011Alan
Theatre
Bodies Unfinished
Timothy Stubbs-Hughes
Grey Swan
The Brockley Jack
2011Martin
Theatre
The Killing Moon
Helen Broughton
Theatre 503
Theatre 503
2011Cement Usher
Commercial
Toshiba Thrive
Ulf Johansson
Smith and Jones
2011Lord Rosebery
Radio
His Most Obedient Servant
Tom Brazier
Wireless Theatre Company
2011Spin Doctor
Film (Short)
Greenpeace 40 Years On
Peter Thwaites
Gorgeous Enterprise
2011Lopakhin
Theatre
The Cherry Orchard
Timothy Stubbs Hughes
Grey Swan
The White Bear
2011Brett
Corporate
Anti-Money Laundering Vignette
Mark McAdam / Richard Gorvin
Unicorn Training
2011Father
Film (Short)
Three
James Webber
Fingercuff Productions
2010Joseph Flaherty
Theatre
The Irish Curse
David Zak
Above the Stag Theatre Company
Above the Stag Theatre
2010Moises Kaufmann, Doc O'Connor...
Theatre
The Laramie Project
Joseph C. Walsh
Wild Oats Productions
Greenwich Theatre
2010Franklin
Theatre
Arden of Faversham
Peter Darney
Em-Lou Productions
The Rose Theatre
2010The Funeral Director
Film (Short)
The Magician's Wife
Derek Ewers
UoW
2010Detective Policeman
Film (Short)
The Cases of Detective Policeman
William Hitchins
WillPa Productions
2010Radio Announcer
Voiceover
Popular Unrest
Melanie Gilligan
Linda Johanna Wartio
2010Neville Harrison
Theatre
Rip Her To Shreds
Max Lewendel
Icarus Theatre Collective
The Old Red Lion Theatre
2009Greg Williams
TV
Banged Up Abroad
Russell Eatough
Raw TV / Channel 5
2009Shamrayev
Rehearsed Reading
The Notebook of Trigorin
Phil Willmott
The Finbrough Theatre
The Finbrough Theatre
2009Alonso
Theatre
The Tempest
David Salter
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
Trinity College Gardens
2009Don Pedro
Theatre
Much Ado About Nothing
David Crilly
Cambridge Shakespeare Company
Cambridge Shakespeare Festival
2009Harry
Rehearsed Reading
The Cave by Mervyn Peake
David Millard
Flat Pack Productions
The Blue Elephant
2009Dad
Commercial
Maltesers Pouches
Ben Gregor
Knucklehead Productions
2008Mr Rutter
Film (Short)
Washdays
Simon Neal
Another Film Company
2008Terry
Theatre
The Anniversary
Joseph C. Walsh
Flat Pack Productions
Greenwich Playhouse
2008Coleman Connor
Theatre
The Lonesome West
Antonia Doggett
Cocksure Theatre Company
Tabard Theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2010Sight Reading - Nina FinbroughThe Actors Centre
    2007Stage Combat - Foundation LevelEast 15 Acting School
    2007Feldenkrais - Rachel Shoer-GreavesThe Actors Centre
    2007Simplicity - Bathsheba GarnettThe Actors Centre
    2007Post Graduate ActingEast 15 Acting School
    2005BA Drama / EnglishUWE Bristol
    2001NLP Practitioner CertificationPerformance Partnership

    Additional Skills

    Musician: Drums, Guitar.

    Driving car with side mounted camera

    Green Screen

    Auto Cue

    Teaching

    Workshop Facilitator

    City & Guilds Photography

    Full Motorcycle Licence

    Full Car Licence

    Additional Information

    A versatile voice actor with expertise in playing American, Irish, Scottish and Australian characters.

    About me

    Francis Adams has a enjoyed a busy career in film, TV, radio and theatre. His professional credits include:

    Film and TV include Banged Up Abroad (National Geographic); Mr Hughes in the award winning film Washdays (Simon Neal) Mr Hunt in 'Meet the Adebanjos' and Detective Policeman in The Cases of Detective Policeman - for which he won best actor award at the 2010 Landcrab Film Festival.

    He has extensive Repertory experience with Bill Kenwright/Paul Taylor-Mills Productions at Windsor Theatre Royal and Sidmouth Summer Seasons (Hay Fever, Sweet Revenge, Wait Unitl Dark, The Business of Murder); Coleman Connor in Martin McDonagh's The Lonesome West; "Bottle top" Joseph Flaherty in the London Premier of Martin Casella's The Irish Curse; Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing; Franklin in Arden of Faversham of which The Stage wrote: "a remarkably sympathetic performance, full of pathos and warmth". The Laramie Project Francis playing 14 different characters; and 2012 his debut in a musical She Loves Me. World Premiers: Alan in Lewis Hetherington's Bodies Unfinished; Royall in Summer by Julia Stubbs Hughes; Brian in The 8th Wave by James Earnest.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • German
    • Irish
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Improvisation
    • Music Videos
    • Online
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
    Musical Skills
    • Drums
    • Guitar
    Accents (UK)
    • Cockney
    • Leeds
    • London
    • Norfolk
    • Northern England
    • Northern Irish
    • RP
    • Scottish, Standard
    • Southern England
    • Yorkshire
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    • Midwest Farm & Ranch
    • New York City
    Hair Length
    • Short
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Tenor
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    • Motorcycle
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Intellectual
    • Professional