Paul Preston Mills

  • Actor
    Male / Suffolk
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    41 - 51
    Height
    6' (1m 83cm)
    Weight
    148lb (67kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Hazel
    Build
    Slim
  • Images

    Files

    • word document (docx)
    • video file (wmv)
    • video file (wmv)
    • word document (rtf)
  • Links

    Personal Website
    stuffandthings.co.uk

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2018Puppeteer
Theatre (Tour)
The Frog and The Princess
Rene Baker
Norwich Puppet Theatre/Rene Baker Puppetry
Touring
2018Miles/Mayor Codd/Earl of Northampton
Theatre (Tour)
1549: The Story of Kett's rebellion
Simon Floyd
Floyd Performance
2017 - 2018Puppeteer/Performer
Theatre (Tour)
Steadfast Tin Soldier
Joy Haynes
Norwich Puppet Theatre
Touring
2016 - 2017Puppeteer
Theatre (Tour)
The Tinderbox
Joy Haynes
Norwich Puppet Theatre
Touring
2014Waiter
Film (Feature)
Bonobo
Mark Withers
Rockin Motion Pictures
2014Belgian Chief of Police
TV
UFO X Files
Wayne Abbott
Company X Productions
2014Francis Ledwidge
Theatre (Tour)
Walking the Road
Jim Rymer
Jim Rymer Productions
Touring
2013Performer
Online / Digital
The Birth of Tragedy
Meiro Koizumi (Artist)
Tate Modern/Meiro Koizumi
Tate Modern
2012 - 2013Puppeteer
Theatre
The Tinderbox
Joy Haynes
Norwich Puppet Theatre
Norwich Puppet Theatre and touring
2010Francis Ledwidge
Theatre
Walking the Road
Jim Rymer
Beyond Image Productions
Brentwood Theatre
2009Brabantio/Gratiano/Soldier
Theatre (Tour)
Othello
Ann Courtney
Mad Dogs & Englishmen
2008Paul
Theatre (Tour)
Mad & Merry Monarchs
Ann Courtney
Mad Dogs & Englishmen
2007 - 2008Arthur Patterson
Theatre (Tour)
Knowlittle
Mark Pitman
Nutmeg Puppet Company
Touring
2007Feste/Antonio
Theatre (Tour)
Twelfth Night
Ann Courtney
Mad Dogs & Englishmen
Touring
2007Frick
Film (Short)
Monoculture
Jason Cuddy
Screen East
2006Old/Young Heronomus
Theatre (Tour)
Snapped Up!
Eve Stebbing
Spin Off Theatre Company
2006Security #1
Film (Short)
Ryan
John Plamer
CWB Productions
2005Gerald Tomlinson
Film (Feature)
Hardcore - Bare Naked Talent
Mark Withers
Big Brush Films
2005Jokanaan
Theatre (Tour)
Salome
Jim Rymer
Painted Horse Theatre Co.
2005Merman, Fearnot, Tailor
Theatre (Tour)
Fantastical Tales
Ann Courtney
Mad Dogs and Englishmen
2005Performer
Theatre
The Perfect Parachute
Rupert Mallin
The Air Field Project
Seething Airfield - Norfolk
2004Oliver/Amiens
Theatre (Tour)
As you like it
Ann Courtney
Mad Dogs and Englishmen
2003Montjoy
Theatre (Tour)
Henry V
Ann Courtney
Mad Dogs and Englishmen
2003Aggressive Beggar & 999 caller
Corporate
Nottinghamshire Police - Safety Focus - Safe Life
Steve Swindon
Support Media
2003Presenter & voice over
Corporate
Services For All - Training For Staff
Bridget Fisher
Support Media
2002Storyteller
Theatre (Tour)
Muse
Eve Stebbing
Spin Off Theatre Company
2000Costa
Theatre
Hillbrow
Kate MacLean
New End Theatre - Hampsted
2000Sven (one of the four Sven's)
Other
Fool RunningsGlastonbury Festival
1999Young/Old Heronomus
Theatre (Tour)
Undertow
Eve Stebbing
Spin Off Theatre Company
1996Alonzo
Theatre (Tour)
The Tempest
Mark Nash
Albion Shakespeare Co.
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1985I have no formal qualificationsKirkley High School
    1968LifeLife

    Additional Skills

    Full car & motorcycle driving licences.

    Published Poet.

    3 ball juggling

    Experienced DJ

    Very practical: good craft skills.

    Qualified motor mechanic

    will try anything once...

    Additional Information

    I spent the winters of 2010/11 & 2013/14 touring Mexico/Central America with a group of Street/Circus performers - learning Spanish (badly) and gaining experience of other cultures and performance techniques.

    About me

    Based in East Anglia, I have a great deal of experience - touring, working Open-Air, improvisation, devising, puppetry, comedy, pub theatre.

    DJ Vincent1000 for Silent disco - www.silentdisco.com

    I'm also an International street theatre performer with two companies: www.stuffandthings.co.uk or www.theatreofadventure.co.uk as well as being a founding member of The Ukulele Elves: www.ukulele-elves.co.uk

    and work as a stage illusionist and burlesque/cabaret/music festival stage compere. Recent credits include Berlin Burlesque Festival, The International Stockholm Burlesque Festival, Montreasl Burlesque Festival, Amsterdam Burlesque Festival, Boomtown Fair, Lockstock, Neon Moon, No Strings Burlesque and Cabaret Club, Bo Nanafafa Social Club.

    I believe that ongoing training is very important in the development of work, and have trained with many masters, including:

    Mick Barnfather (Clown & Comedy)

    Philip Burgers (Clown)

    Anges Limbos (Object Theatre)

    Mark Pitman (Puppetry - Mechanisms and Movement)

    Jonathan Young - Shams Theatre (Clown & Mask)

    Luca Ronga - Grammar of the Hands, Guarattelle Puppetry (Italian Glove)

    Roleplay:

    Fire Services (Nationally): Management training, assessment examinations.

    Medical: Simpatico, Frontline Roleplay, *Cast. 19years experience in OSCE examinations & communication skills for medical & pharmacogical students.

    Legal: City University London. Trainee Barrister Assesments, including Advocacy & Conference Skills

    Local Authorities: Customer Service Training in Museums & Library services

    Versatile, conscientious, professional.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • African (South)
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Improvisation
    • Modelling
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Musical Skills
    • Percussion
    • Ukulele
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Accents (UK)
    • Edinburgh
    • Essex
    • Norfolk
    • Northern Irish
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • Suffolk
    General Dance Skills
    • Swing/Jive
    Hair Length
    • Short
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Basic
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    • Motorcycle
    Facial Characteristics
    • Moustache
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Posh
    • Intellectual
    • Villainous