Mike Swain

  • Actor
    Male / Surrey
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    33 - 41
    Height
    5' 6" (1m 68cm)
    Weight
    8st. 3lb (52kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Hazel
    Build
    Slim

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2018The physical theatre was fantastically energetic and the comedic performances from all five of the cast were excellent.
The Theatre Tourist
thetheatretourist.co.uk
2018Mike Swain stands out as the pathetic and chronically unlucky Parisian pleb scrabbling for scraps in the street...
Euston Street Diaries
eustonstreetdiaries.wordpress.com

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2013 - 2020A variety of colourful characters
Theatre
The London Dungeon
Phil Matthews, Hannah Cole, Adam Keeler
The London Dungeon
The London Dungeon
2015 - 2016Athos
Theatre
Les Musketieres du Trois
Mike Swain
Rats With Wings
St Matthews Yard, Croydon
2015 - 2016Athos
Theatre
Les Musketieres du Trois
Mike Swain
Rats With Wings
St Matthews Yarf, Croydon
2015Pip the Pixie/The King
Theatre (Tour)
Sleeping Beauty
Liz Mance
Mance Productions
Touring
2013Big Bad Wolf/Silly Billy
Theatre (Tour)
The Adventures of Little Red Riding Hood
Michael Jones
The Derek Grant Organisation
Lichfield Garrick, Tivoli theatre, Assembly Rooms Alton and others (national tour)
2012Daggle
Theatre
The Mouse, The Hat, and the Missing Cat
Geoff Lawson
Powerhouse Theatre Company
Electric Theatre, Guildford
2011 - 2012Sir Michael (actor combatant)
Corporate
The Medieval Banquet
Lisa Gosbee
The Medieval Banquet
The Medieval Banquet
2011John, Richard of York, Septimus, Bert the Executioner, Christopher Columbus, Philip of Spain
Theatre
Our Tudors
Geoff Lawson
Powerhouse Theatre Company
The Electric Theatre, Guildford
2011Scare Actor
Corporate
ScreamMerlin Entertainments
Madame Tussauds
2011Jeffrey
Rehearsed Reading
Animal Magnetism
Kate Napier
Artifice Media
Chawton House Library
2011Gaylord
Film (Student)
Chocolate Cake
Malin Annby
The Metropolitan Film School
Met Film School
2011Ardal
Film (Student)
Projections
Leslie Wai
University of Luton
Luton
2011Porter/Captain/Doctor
Theatre
Macbeth
Ross Livingstone
The Old Sorting Office
OSO Arts Centre
2011The Mime
Film (Student)
A Bad Day at the Office
Ryan
Royal Holloway College
Royal Holloway
2010Clive
Film (Student)
The Pub
Tom Leonard
University of West London
Traveller's Rest
2010Kay/Mr Crow/Barry the Blue-nosed Reindeer/Scoop the Snowman
Theatre (Tour)
The Snow Queen
Don Brown
Cat's Grin Theatre Company
2010Daddy Bear/Wilf Wolf
Theatre (Tour)
Three Favourite Tales with a Festive Twist
Don Brown
Cat's Grin Theatre Company
2010John/Richard of York/Septimus/Bert/Phillip II of Spain/Columbus
Theatre
Our Tudors
Geoff Lawson
Powerhouse Theatre Company
Electric Theatre
2010Clive
Corporate
Foul Play
Rob Turner/Nick Cross
The Killing Game
Various hotels
2010Tony
Corporate
Fatal Slip
Rob Turner/Nick Cross
The Killing Game
Various hotels
2009 - 2010Andrew
Corporate
Silver Meddle
Rob Turner/Nick Cross
The Killing Game
Various hotels
2009 - 2010Robin Hood/Guy of Gisbourne/Oswald Montdragon/Woodcutter
TIE
Robin Hood Rescues the Forest
Karen Brooks
Aesops Touring Theatre Company
2009 - 2010Ugly Duckling/Narrator
TIE
Not Such An Ugly Duckling
Karen Brooks
Aesops Touring Theatre Company
2008 - 2010Billy
TIE
Billy Beware
Karen Brooks
Aesops Touring Theatre Company
2009 - 2010Catherine of Aragon/Anne Boleyn/Jane Seymour/Anne of Cleves/Catherine Howard/Catherine Parr/Cardinal Wolsey/Will Sommers/Leper
TIE
Henry VIII
Karen Brooks
Aesops Touring Theatre Company
2008 - 2010Professor Mildew/Horemheb/Robber
TIE
The Search for the Lost Tomb
Karen Brooks
Aesops Touring Theatre Company
2008 - 2010The Gingerbread Man/Old Man
TIE
The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man
Karen Brooks
Aesops Touring Theatre Company
2008 - 2010Mr Hare
TIE
The Hare and the Tortoice
Karen Brooks
Aesops Touring Theatre Company
2008 - 2010Aesop/Lion/Mr Fox/Wolf/Mr Tortoyce
TIE
The Story of Aesop's Fables
Karen Brooks
Aesops Touring Theatre Company
2008 - 2010Stanley/Albert/Edward/Doris/Policeman
TIE
World War 2:The War at Home
Karen Brooks
Aesops Touring Theatre Company
2009Marcus
Corporate
Act of Desperation
Rob Turner/Nick Cross
The Killing Game
Various hotels
2008 - 2009Henry VIII/The Pope/Smithy
TIE
Henry VIII
Karen Brooks
Aesops Touring Theatre Company
2006 - 2007Billy Bones/Squire Metre/Ben Gunn
Theatre (Tour)
Treasure IslandChaplins
Touring around Nottinghamshire area
2006Stoat
Theatre
Toad of Toad Hall
Stephen Barnes
Troika Productions
Ann Hathaway's Cottage (open air)
2006Lennox
Theatre
MacBeth
Stephen Barnes
Troika Productions
Crescent Theatre, Birmingham
2005Davie
Theatre
MacSaul
Janet Smith
Trade SecretsTheatre Company
Guildhall Theatre, Derby
2005Lucifer
Theatre
Bittersweet: Out of this World
Janet Smith
Trade SecretsTheatre Company
NLCC
2004Joseph
Theatre
Bittersweet: Out of the Ordinary
Janet Smith
Trade SecretsTheatre Company
NLCC
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2010Unarmed CombatSAFD
    2010Quarterstaff AdvancedBASSC
    2010Smallsword AdvancedBASSC
    2010Rapier and Dagger Basic with DistinctionBASSC
    2010Unarmed Combat Basic Level with DistinctionBASSC
    2003BA Hons Performing and Media ArtsUniversity of Derby

    Additional Skills

    Aiuchi Jiu Jitsu (Purple Belt), Fencing, Creative writing, Scriptwriting, Stage combat, Puppeteering, climbing

    Maskwork, Physical theatre, Tumbling, guitar.

    About me

    I am a versatile physical performer based in Newbury, Berkshire. I hold a BA Performing and Media Arts from the University of Derby.

    I am particularly good at character work and at fulfilling multi character roles. My skills include maskwork, puppetry, comedy, slapstick, horror/scare, monologues, writing/devising, stage combat, improvisation, interactive, and immersive theatre.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Film (Student)
    • Panto
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Panto
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Musical Skills
    • Guitar
    • Piano
    Accents (UK)
    • Birmingham
    • Black Country
    • Cockney
    • Derby
    • London
    • Northern England
    • Northern Working Class
    • Nottingham
    • RP
    • Scottish, Standard
    • Somerset
    Accents (North American)
    • Southern American
    • Texas
    Hair Length
    • Bald / Crew Cut
    Perform nude?
    • No
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Facial Characteristics
    • Beard
    • Moustache
    General Singing Skills
    • Chorus
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Geeky
    • Mischievous
    • Posh
    • Tough
    • Villainous