Max Upton

  • Actor
    Male / London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    28 - 38
    Height
    5' 10" (1m 78cm)
    Weight
    10st. 10lb (68kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Slim
  • Files

    • pdf document
  • Links

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Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2014I particularly liked Max Upton as Roderigo...being comical, he was also rather loveable...which made his death particularly poignant
Clare Annamalai
everything-theatre.co.uk
2014Upton, continually, steals the scene...a delight to behold, and [this] is a fantastic take on a, usually, forgotten character
Neil Cheesman
londontheatre1.com
2014wonderfully played by Max Upton as a pathetic sap
Stuart Gidden
thestage.co.uk
2013Upton plays both parts so consummately that I thought different people played them before I checked the programme
Hannah Greenstreet
cambridgetheatrereview.com
2013Max Upton and Rozzi Nicholson-Lailey astound in the lead roles...worth seeing the play for their scenes alone
Hannah Mirsky
cambridge.tab.co.uk
2013Festen was a theatrical experience which it is difficult to find comparisons for
Sean Hewitt
cambridgetheatrereview.com
2013A powerful and genuinely moving production which explores some painful issues in a dramatic yet sensitive light
Anna Isaac
cambridge.tab.co.uk
2013'Festen' is a wonderfully understated play
Zephyr Penoyre
tcs.cam.ac.uk
2013...impossible to overstate the overall strength of 'Love and Understanding'...a brilliantly gripping show...black comedy at its finest
Pia Dhaliwal
cambridgetheatrereview.com
2013Max Upton's portrayal of Eddie Waters...was a wonderful blend of intensity and understatement
Charlotte Wylie
tcs.cam.ac.uk
2013...played wonderfully by Max Upton
Salome Wagaine
varsity.co.uk
2013Upton’s Maniac comes in for special praise for bringing an odd credibility to his deranged part
Fred Maynard
varsity.co.uk
2013The performances were universally commendable...Max Upton providing a strangely witty, soft spoken Cook
Fred Maynard
varsity.co.uk
2013The surreal, senseless proverbs of Mr. Pludek were uttered wryly in the sing-song bass of Max Upton
Edward Herring
varsity.co.uk
2013The contrast between the gullible Gonzalo (Max Upton) and the beastly Sebastian...was a joy to watch
Matilda Wnek
cambridge.tab.co.uk
2013...this show is a must-see
Hannah Greenstreet
tcs.cam.ac.uk
2013...one of the best productions I have seen in Cambridge
Hugo Havranek
cambridge.tab.co.uk
2013Talented director Max Upton
Richard Stockwell
varsity.co.uk
2013...audience were in the palm of his hand...as unsettling as it was intriguing...one of Cambridge’s finest straight actors
Lauren Hutchinson
cambridgetheatrereview.com
2013Upton’s Antonio is, as we have come to expect from such an accomplished actor, beautifully judged and without undue sentimentality
James Bell
varsity.co.uk
2013Watching Max Upton (Stich) is always an irritating thing because he is just so good
Harry Sheehan
varsity.co.uk
2013Max Upton as Stitch, however, really made the show for me... Yes, I was impressed
Johann Kamper
tcs.cam.ac.uk
2013The two central performances were superb. Upton manages to capture...the Father Flynn character with seeming ease
Salome Wagaine
varsity.co.uk
2013Max Upton was by far the strongest performance...a master class in subtlety of tone...captivated the audience. Truly sensational
Nicola Guest
varsity.co.uk
2013Max Upton as Ralph, the paedophilic serial rapist/murderer at the heart of the play, was nothing short of devastating
Ami Jones
cambridge.tab.co.uk
2013Max Upton as Jerry Springer is a revelation...He has a great stage presence and impeccably deft comic timing
Tom Powell
varsity.co.uk
2013From his perfect accent to his impeccable comic timing, Upton was consistent in his brilliance...That man can act
Leo Parker-Rees
cambridge.tab.co.uk

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2015Priest
Film (Short)
Redemption
Alexander Rollings
RoL'n Productions
St. John the Evangelist Church
2015Figure
Film (Short)
A Lone
James Parris
Try Hard Productions
The Yorkshire Dales
2015Jason Black
Film (Short)
Ark
Matthew Thomas
Lone Wolf Pictures
Hainault
2015Henri
Film (Short)
Climax
Zak Derler
(N/A)
Egham
2014Eddie
Film (Short)
Keeping Emily
Daniel Modesté
(N/A)
Acton Town
2014The Analyst
Theatre
A Time to Speak
Hugh Wyld
HIV Voices
Lost Theatre
2014Roderigo
Theatre
Othello
Elliot Langsdon
Clatterhouse Theatre
Drayton Arms Theatre
2014Woody
Film (Short)
Brenda and Woody
Clare Hopes
Central Film School
City Hotel London
2014The Moderator
Film (Short)
CTRL
Cameron Foster
(N/A)
Lincoln
2014Alex
Film (Short)
Alight
Kate Burns
(N/A)
Egham
2014Lawyer
Role Play
Immune Zone
Greta Hauer
Royal College Of Art
Royal College of Art
2014Bobbin
Film (Short)
The Brief History and Untimely Death of George III, Guinea Pig
Harry Michell
Try Hard Productions
The Camden Studio
2013Angelo & Mistress Overdone
Theatre (Tour)
Measure for Measure
Charlie Parham
Cambridge American Stage Tour
ADC
2013Roy Cohn
Rehearsed Reading
Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika
Hugh Wyld
The Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club
ADC Bar
2013Performer
Theatre
The Marlowe Showcase 2013
Michael Oakley
The Marlowe Society
The Arts Theatre
2013Roy Cohn
Theatre
Angels in America, Part One: Millenium Approaches
Hugh Wyld
The Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club
ADC
2013Newsreader
Voiceover
Betrayal
Freddy Sawyer
Alcock Players
Corpus Playroom
2013Egeon & Balthazar
Theatre
The Comedy of Errors
Michael Fentiman
The Marlowe Society
Cambridge Arts Theatre
2012 - 2013Antonio
Theatre (Tour)
The Merchant of Venice
Celine Lowenthal
European Theatre Group
Cockpit Theatre
2012Stitch
Theatre
Me, As A Penguin
Hellie Cranney
Pembroke Players
Corpus Playroom
2012Director
Theatre
Enron
Max Upton
The Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club
ADC
2012Director
Theatre
Love and Understanding
Max Upton
Wield the Matter
C Venues
2012Father Flynn
Theatre
Doubt: A Parable
Niall Wilson
Something Unspoken Productions
Corpus Playroom
2012Man
Theatre
bash
Charlie Risius
Fletcher Players
Corpus Playroom
2012Eddie Waters
Theatre
Comedians
Harry Michell
The New Arcadians
Corpus Playroom
2012Assistant Director
Theatre
Festen
Niall Wilson
Shadwell Dramatic Society
ADC
2012Performer
Theatre
The Comedy Project 2012
Mike Leigh
The Comedy Project
Soho Theatre
2012The Cook
Theatre
Mother Courage and Her Children
Nikki Moss
The Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club
ADC
2011Ralph
Theatre
Frozen
Nicola Marsh
Fletcher Players
Corpus Playroom
2011Jerry Springer
Musical
Jerry Springer: The Opera
Oskar McCarthy
CUMTS
ADC
2011Uncle William
Theatre
To Have and To Hold
Joey Batey
Ribbon Theatre
Paradise in Augustine's
2011Tooly
Theatre
Sodom
Toby Parker-Rees
The Movement
Zoo
2011The Maniac
Theatre
Accidental Death of an Anarchist
Gwenni Hawkins
Fletcher Players
Corpus Playroom
2011Danny
Theatre
Sexual Perversity in Chicago
Ben Kavanagh
Final Curtain Theatre
ADC
2011Gonzalo
Theatre (Tour)
The Tempest
Ben Blyth
The Movement
New Diorama Theatre
2010Mr. Pludek
Theatre
The Garden Party
Toby Jones
Fletcher Players
Corpus Playroom
2010Petey
Theatre
The Birthday Party
Phil Howe
Pembroke Players
Corpus Playroom
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2013BA (HONS) (Cantab) in HistoryCambridge University

    About me

    A recent graduate from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, I was involved in over 30 productions during my time at university. Having played a wide variety of roles, I am now embarking upon a professional acting career. I am based in London.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • Australian
    • French
    • German
    • Irish
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • Voice Over
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Improvisation
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Online
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • French
    • German
    Accents (UK)
    • Cockney
    • Geordie
    • London
    • Northern England
    • Northern Irish
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • Scottish Highlands
    • Scottish, Standard
    • South London
    • Southern England
    • Yorkshire
    Accents (North American)
    • Boston
    • General American
    • New York City
    • Texas
    General Dance Skills
    • Contemporary
    Hair Length
    • Short
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Bass
    Perform nude?
    • Yes
    Stage Combat Skills
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Facial Characteristics
    • Beard
    General Singing Skills
    • Chorus
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)
    Character Types
    • Wholesome
    • Professional
    • Geeky
    • Free-spirited
    • Scruffy