Paul Tonkin

  • Actor
    Male / London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    30 - 40
    Height
    6' (1m 83cm)
    Weight
    10st. 8lb (67kg)
    Hair Colour
    Strawberry Blonde
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Slim

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2018...the brilliant and hapless King played by Paul Tonkin who looked rather dashing in his 60s suit and polo neck...
Katherine McAlister
oxfordtimes.co.uk
2017...it was easy to get caught up in listening to Paul Tonkin’s beautiful voice and acoustic guitar...
Aly Chromy
londontheatre1.com
2017Paul played several completely different, but fully rounded characters...and pulled them all off superbly.
Jess Pether
sardinesmagazine.co.uk
2016Great live music by Paul Tonkin
Alex Eades
edinburghfestival.list.co.uk
2016The actors gave an amazing performance and presented three complex and fully developed characters...
Dimana Markova
cardiffstudentmedia.co.uk
2016Tonkin is wonderful, in the literal sense of the word...tuneful, energetic, engaging and interactive...
Sarah Mayhew Craddock
oxfordtimes.co.uk
2015Paul Tonkin in the role of Bob Cratchit is a pleasure to watch, his sensitive portrayal is genuine and thoughtful.londontheatre1.com
2014Paul Tonkin plays Nick with honesty and just the right amount of enigma, making his journey of self-discovery endearing...
Holly Spanner
thepublicreviews.com
2014all-male cast blew the audience out of their seats with their incredible stage presence and fantastic characterisation.
Emily Buist
bristolreviews.wordpress.com
2014Paul Tonkin as the polar bear made a particular impact, his comical expressions and actions verging on slapstick...
M H Allner
fringeguru.com
2014...Brian, played with foppish charm by Paul Tonkin, one can’t help but like and root for these characters...hackneyhive.co.uk
2014Paul Tonkin comes alive...to become the clumsy, animated mouse, a real hit with young spectators.
Nick Dines
thestage.co.uk

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Warden General & Mayor Underberg
Musical
Undermined - The Fatberg Musical (R&D)
Victorine Pontillon
Jessica Rose McVay & V&T
Clarence Mews Studio
2019King Droopy Drawers
Theatre
Sleeping Beauty
Heather Simpkin
Bear in the Air Productions
Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames
2019Ash Bradley
Theatre (Tour)
Happy Even After
Anna Tolputt
Human Story Theatre
Old Fire Station, Oxford
2019Peter
Film (Student)
Peter
Jack Bass
Goldsmiths
Dulwich Park
2018Malcolm Reeves
Theatre
‘Headhog’ Picked + Mixed
Emily Thomson
Metamorph Theatre
Arcola Theatre
2018Dean/Various
Theatre
Bottled Up
Danielle Mcilven
The Space London
The Lyric Hammersmith
2018Michael (Title Role)
Film (Short)
My Father My King
Tom Pickard
Hum Hum Production
London
2017 - 2018King Lenny
Theatre
Sleeping Beauty (Pantomime)
John Terry
The Theatre Chipping Norton
Chipping Norton Theatre
2017Office Worker
Commercial
Nutella - B-ready (TVC)Krow Communications
London
2017Lord Henry
Theatre
The Extraordinary Cabaret of Dorian Gray
Linnie Reedman
Ruby in the Dust
The Spiegeltent, Southbank.
2017Eddie the Electrician
Commercial
ITV3 Sponsor Bumper (TrustATrader)
Alice Homewood
The JML Group
2016 - 2017Steven
Online / Digital
Horizon (Series Two)
Paul Dudbridge
Hanover Productions
Bristol, various locations
2017Tony/Ensemble
Theatre
ASH
Anna Marshall
Bric à Brac Theatre
Waterloo Vaults
2016 - 2017Owl Eyes/George Wilson
Musical
Gatsby
Linnie Reedman
Ruby in the Dust
Leicester Square Theatre
2016Eliot
Theatre
How to Build an Igloo
Tatty Hennessy
The Miniaturists
Arcola Theatre
2016News Reader, Weather Man, Presenter (V/O)
Voiceover
Alden Volney's Broadcaste
Alden Volney
giffgaff
Cubitt
2016Tony/Ensemble
Theatre
ASH
Anna Marshall
Bric à Brac Theatre
The Aviary at ZOO, Edinburgh Fringe 2016
2016Nick
Theatre
My Previous SelfTheatre Renegade
Southwark Playhouse
2016Owl
Rehearsed Reading
The Parliament of Fowls
Martin Lamb
Isabel Dixon Productions
Tommyfield Pub, London
2016Leo
Film (Short)
Terminal
Simon Pearce
BOV Theatre School
2016Tony/Ensemble
Theatre
ASH
Anna Marshall
Bric à Brac Theatre
Théâtre Des Feux De La Rampe (Paris Fringe 2016)
2016John/Fox
Film (Student)
Hunger Drive
Gianluca Barra
The Metropolitan Film School
Ealing, London
2016The Unknown
Film (Short)
Still
Oliver Park
Oliver Park Productions
2016Michael
Film (Student)
Stockholm Syndrome
Zoe Jennifer Raftry
Three Corner Productions
Lonon
2016Robert & Various
Rehearsed Reading
When Were you Happiest?
Daniel Davies
The Space
The Space
2016Dad/The Bitch/Mr Kreeger
Rehearsed Reading
Snobs/The Bitch/Snap!
Sebastian Rex
The Space
The Space
2016Jerry
Theatre
Betrayal
James Amos
On In 5 Productions
St David's Hall, Cardiff
2016Paul Scott
Theatre
One Festival 2016 (Paul Scott)
Danielle Mcilven
The Space
The Space
2016Head Chef
Corporate
Hilton Inhouse Film
Rob Sanderson
Mench
London
2016Dad
Commercial
EE Capture Cam Video
Alun Pughe
Future Fusion LTD
Bath
2015 - 2016Nick Rochester
Theatre
Winter's Tales
Tish Francis & Paul Tonkin
The Story Museum
The Story Museum
2015Husband
Commercial
Garden Site
Luke Witcomb
JMS Group Limited
Norfolk
2015Dad
Commercial
Future Toys
Harrison Smith
Tidy work Studio
London
2015Dean/Ensemble
Theatre
The Man Who Found His Freedom
Danielle McIlvan
The Space
The Space
2015Manufacturing Manager
Corporate
EDF Training Film 'Holy Island'
Paul Dudbridge
Mendip Media
Bridgwater College
2015Ensemble
Theatre
The Royal Nutshell
Sebastian Rex
The Roof Garden Players
The Roof Garden Theatre
2015Midge (Storyteller/Multi-roles)
Theatre
Creatures of Prometheus
Sebastian Rex
The Roof Garden Players
The Roof Garden Theatre
2015The Mountain King
Theatre
Peer Gynt
Sebastian Rex
The Roof Garden Players
The Roof Garden Theatre
2014Bob Cratchit (Ensemble)
Theatre
A Christmas Carol
Ben Horslen & John Risebero
Antic Disposition
Middle Temple Hall, London
2014Heathcliff
Commercial
Wuthering Heights
Rebecca Gadsby
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Open Air & Theatre Tour Uk & Ierland
2014Colonel Brandon/Mr Greenaway/Footman
Theatre (Tour)
Sense & Sensibility
Rebecca Gadsby
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
Open Air Tour Uk & Ierland
2014Andrew
Theatre
After Morning After
Kathleen Douglas
Blued Ink
Drayton Arms Theatre
2014Tradesman
Commercial
Checkatrade 'Weather'
Guy Martin
Sassy Films
SASSY Sudios
2014Dad
Film (Short)
My Real Dad
Glyn Davies
NFTS
2014Steven
Online / Digital
Horizon
Paul Dudbridge
Hanover Productions
Bristol Locations
2013Father/Mouse
Theatre
Hansel & Gretel
Joseph C Walsh
Vivid Musical Theatre
Brentwood Theatre
2013Gingerbread Man
Film (Feature)
Stoner Express
The Lennox Brothers
011 PRODUCTIONS
3 Mills Studios
2013Brian
Theatre
A Border Story (Fresh Off The Boat - Two One Act Plays)
Eyal Israel
Paradigm Theatre Company
The Hen & Chicken Theatre
2013Jeremy
Musical
Wolf - A Musical
Sean Turner
Morrison & Aspinall Production
Tristan Bates Theatre
2013Detective Inspector Brewer & Understudy
Theatre (Tour)
Murder In Play
Ian Dickens
Ian Dickens Productions
Theatre Royal Lincoln
2013Nick
Theatre
My Previous Self
Dom Rowe
Edible Theatre
The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol
2013Frank
Film (Feature)
Restrainer
F. Korshunov & Fansu Njie
Njie Film
Gothenburgh, Sweden
2013Teacher
Commercial
'TeacherMail' App (Advert)
Darren Suffolk
Outlook Video
2012Office Flirt
Music Video
Villagers / Nothing Arrived
Alden Volney
Riff Raff
2012The Bear/Prince - Mac
Theatre
East of the Sun, West of the Moon
Hannah Drake
Homespun
The surgeons hall, Edinburgh Fringe
2012Slim
Theatre (Tour)
Of Mice & Men
G.Harris
Tin Shed Theatre
Tour
2011 - 2012The Beast/The Count
Theatre (Tour)
Beauty & the BeastChaplins
Tour
2011Prince Prospero/Old Man
Theatre
The Terrifying Tales of Edgar Allen Poe
J.Cliffe
Tin Shed Theatre
2011Feste (The Fool)
Theatre (Tour)
Twelfth Night
M.Clift
N.W.T.C
Alma Tavern Teatre, Bristol
2011Kevin Haynes
Film (Short)
Intruder
Simon Pearce
CBA Productions
The Bottle Yard, Bristol
2011Southern
Film (Short)
Southern Limit
Alex Richardson
Level Films
2011Slim
TIE
Of Mice And Men
G. Harris
Tin Shed Theatre
South West & Wales tour
2011Stephen
Film (Short)
Solitude
Glyn Davies
IFSW
South Wales
2011Steve
Film (Student)
The Love Letter
Adam Lanfranchi
ITV West Workshop
Wells
2010 - 2011FiFi (Ugly Sister)
Theatre (Tour)
CinderellaChaplins
2010Neil
Film (Short)
Broken
Simon Pearce
CBA Productions
2010Tonxo The Clown & Kumba
Corporate
'The Carnival of Screams'-Scarefest '10
Adam Baylis
Merlin Ents
Alton Towers
2010Dave (Lead Role)
Film (Feature)
The Hounds
Roberto Del Piccolo
Moviedel Productions
Various Location
2010Honey
Theatre
Criminal Intent (Two One Act Plays Inc. Lost Property & Recidivists)
M. Clift
N.W.T.C.
Alma Tavern Theatre, Bristol
2010Tim (Office Bully)
Film (Short)
The Bank Loner
C. Doyle
Skillset Acadamy Wales
Cardiff ITV Studios
2009Main Urban Explorer
Corporate
Scarefest (Terror of the Towers)
Adam Baylis
Alton Towers (Merlin)
2009Hamlet
Theatre (Tour)
Hamlet
Matthew Clift
N.W.T.C
Various Location (South West Tour)
2009Ray Brennan
Film (Student)
Brennan's Sacrament
Erik Kentta
Kino Klax Films
Various Loctaions (Wales)
2008Danny Piegler
Film (Short)
Just
Marilena Stracke
Geoffrey Morgan ©
Wales
2008Teach
Theatre
American Buffalo
Paul Conway
Mean St. Productions
UWIN
2008Ryan
Film (Student)
Triple Word
Paul Allen
33Story Productions
Wales
2007Boris Trigorin
Theatre
The Seagull
Andy Smith
Vista Theatre Company
The Riverfront theatre, Newport.
2007Benjamin
Film (Student)
Paper Flowers
Martin Gulnov
Something, Something Productions
Wales
2007Charles Aurther Floyd
Film (Short)
Pretty Boy Floyd
Ken Russell
IFSW
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2009BA (Hons) Performing ArtsInternational Film School Wales (UWIN)
    2003BTEC National Diploma (Acting)New College

    Additional Skills

    Musical Instruments include: Guitar (high standard) Bass Guitar, Drums (basic), Piano (Very Basic). Vocal range: Bass-Baratone. Stage Combat (Inc. Fencing and unarmed), Jazz/Movement, Strong Improvisational Skills, Script & Creative Writing, Stage and General Management Skills, Advertising & Marketing Skills/experience, Catering Skills.

    Additional Information

    Winner 'Best Supporting Actor' - LA Movie Awards 2011 - For the performance In 'Broken' (Short Film)

    Co-Writer/Director/musical Director - Winter's Tales (2015/16)

    Musical Director - The Roof Garden Players, Summer Rep Season (2015)

    Musical Director/Writer - Twelfth Night (2011) & East of the Sun, West of the Moon (2012)

    Writer & Director - Lost Property 2010

    Co-Writer & Director - Fred & Alice 2009

    About me

    Graduated in 2009, London Based Actor. Strong actor and musician skills.

    Paul played ‘The King’ in Sleeping Beauty at Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames 2019/20. He will be reprising the role of Ash Bradley in Human Story Theatre’s tour of ‘Happy Even After’ this March (postponed till 2021). His last film project 'My Father, My King', a dramatic short film where he plays the title role, has been appearing in festivals throughout 2019/20, the trailer of which can be viewed here: vimeo.com/304213018

    He can currently be seen in a number of commercials on television, including Nutella. Paul also can be seen starring in the award winning Sci-Fi web series Horizon, Series 1 &2.

    Watch the series and trailers here: www.horizonwebseries.com

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Languages Spoken
    • French
    Musical Skills
    • Bass
    • Drums
    • Guitar
    • Piano
    • Ukulele
    Accents (North American)
    • Boston
    • General American
    • Mexico
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    • Texas
    Hair Length
    • Short to Medium
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Intellectual
    • Mischievous
    • Posh
    • Villainous
    • Wholesome
    Accents (International)
    • Australian
    • Dublin
    • Dutch
    • French
    • Irish
    • Italian
    • Mexican
    • Polish
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Interested in
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Accents (UK)
    • Birmingham
    • Cockney
    • Cornish
    • Devon
    • Dorset
    • Geordie
    • Liverpool
    • London
    • Manchester
    • Northern England
    • Northern Irish
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • Scottish Highlands
    • Scottish, Standard
    • South London
    • Southern England
    • Wiltshire
    • Yorkshire
    General Dance Skills
    • Jazz
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    Experienced In
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over