Rick Alancroft

  • Actor
    Male / Greater London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    47 - 53
    Height
    5' 10" (1m 78cm)
    Weight
    10st. 1lb (64kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Medium

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2011Phil
Film (Feature)
Exorcism
Lance Patrick
Innovate Films
It was released in UK in 2013 and Australia 2015 on DVD. In all supermarkets
2010Scratch
Film (Short)
Broken and Blue
Shirley Day
Create Films
2010Alan
Theatre
Waiting In The Wings
Aline Waites
Pentameters Theatre
Pentameters Theatre
2010Tube Busker
Theatre
Blonde Compassion
Rick Alancroft
Yogamahny Productions Ltd
Lion & Unicorn Theatre
2010Paul
Film (Short)
Actors Anonymous #3
Niklas Leivall
Independent
2010Pete
Musical
Happy Birthday Dear William
Derek Smith
North West London Equity
The Magdela
2010Husband
Film (Feature)
Illusion
Alan Brown
Krown Films
2009Performar (Work of Art)
Theatre
Filter
Leah Lovett
Lear Lovett
Slade School of Art, London
2009Mr Mason (Solicitor)
Film (Feature)
Those Who Trespass Against Us
Lance Nielsen
The Gutted Film and Theatre Company
2009Mad Kenny
Film (Short)
Brown's Soliloquay
Chris Michael Fretwell
Dark City Pictures
2008Pytor Kurylenko
Commercial
Russian Dolls (Competition Commercial for Lynx)
Sebastian J Cowan
Pushit Films
2008Shaun
Film (Short)
Jericho's Walls Are Falling
Lance Nielsen
Freestyle Productions & Gutted Film
2008Phryx / Jailer / Danny
Rehearsed Reading
Xanthippe
Nick Simons
Pentabus Theatre Company
Pentameters Theatre
2008John (Lead)
Film (Student)
Cruel Intentions
Luke Jones
STC
2008Man in the Suit (2nd Lead)
Film (Student)
Frame of Mind
Mathew Beasley & Oly Christie-Rundle
Reading Media College
2008The Writer (Lead)
Film (Student)
Block
Lucy Best
Portsmouth Uni
2008Mr Rich
Theatre
The Beau Defeated
Marianne Permaul
The Hen and Chickens Theatre
Hen and Chickens
2008John Lewis
TV
Eight Steps to Enlightenment (TV pilot)
Sean Riley
Yogamahny Productions
2007Clive (Lead)
Film (Student)
Small Change
Sebastian J Cowan
London Film School
Location North Wales
2007Yeah
Film (Short)
Eight Steps to Enlightenment
Christioan Pareja
Yogamahny Productions
2007Tom
Rehearsed Reading
Leaving
Frances Cuka
Pentameters Theatre
Writers' Guild Writers Centre
2006Larry (Lead)
Film (Student)
Ambivalence
Robert Harper
University of Westminster
On Location in North London
2006Dexter
Rehearsed Reading
Keeping Track
Don Weinstein
Pentameters Theatre
Pentameters Theatre
2006Makob
Rehearsed Reading
Shushanik
Hana-Maria Pravda
Independent
Barons Court
2006Patrick
Film (Feature)
Halfway Hotel
Joseph Warley
Stolen Beat Ltd
2006Det Scagnetti (2nd Lead)
Film (Student)
The Witness
Sanjeev Sankhalpara
Thames Valley University
2006Paul Crozier
Film (Feature)
Web of Deceit
Harold Gasnier
24 Carrot Films
2005Deltoid/Joe/Cyril/Billy Boy Gang
Theatre
A Clockwork Orange
Cameron Jack
Fer'vent Theatre
Broadway Studio Theatre
2005Max
Film (Feature)
Tales of the Macabre
Joseph McGowan
New York Film Academy
2004Mr Kobayashi/Redfoot
Theatre
The Usual Suspects
Ricardo Pinto
Harlow Playhouse
Harlow Playhouse
2002 - 2003Presenter (Presenting: Live Music & Interviews & on Camera)
Corporate
The Catapult Club
Tich Turner
Illuminatis
Amersham Arms Music Venue
2003Steve
Theatre (Tour)
Up 'n' Under
Dave Edler
Kildare Co Theatre Company
2003Clive (2nd Lead)
Film (Short)
Anger Chronicles
Chris Michael Fretwell
Southpoint Films Ltd
2003George/Spats Spellini
Theatre
The East End of Chicago
Lance Nielsen
The Gutted Film and Theatre Company
Stratford Circus
2002The Director
Theatre
Invitation to a Beheading
Victor Sobchak
Act Provocateur International
Lion & Unicorn Theare, London
2002David Mason (Solicitor)/Translator
Theatre
The Victoria Climbie Inquiry (Those who trespass against us) Hackney Empire (Time Out Critics Choice)
Lance Nielsen
Gutter Film & Theatre Company
Hackney Empire
2002The Copper
Film (Short)
Southern Discomfort
Chris Michael Fretwell
Southpoint Films Ltd
2002Protagonist
Commercial
London Electricity (Test Commercial)
Patrizia Perocco
Patrizia Perocco
2002Boyfriend
Commercial
Orange (Test Commercial)
Patrizia Perocco
Patrizia Perocco
2001Duke/Montano/Herold/Henchman
Theatre
Othello
David Keller
Dark Side Theatre Company
Man in The Moon
2000Player/Voltemand/Priest
Theatre
Hamlet
David Keller
Poetic Justice
The Old Red Lion
2000Player/Gravedigger
Theatre
Hamlet
David Keller
Poetic Justice
Courtyard Theatre
1999Fag
Theatre
The Rivals
Michael Sargent
Xenia Theatre Company
The Springfield Theatre
1998The Artist
Film (Short)
Wrapped
Laura Cini
Mimosa Films Ltd
1997Chorus
Theatre
Idomeneo
Patrizia Frini
Cochrane Theatre
Cochrane Theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1987BA 2.2 (Hons) Contemporary Studies inc Drama & PerformanceUniversity of Hertfordshire

    Additional Skills

    Autocue.

    Full clean car driving licence.

    Intermediate Italian (Read & Speak).

    Tin Whistle.

    Artist (oil on canvas): work in private collections in England and France.

    Songwriter including lyrics.

    Additional Information

    Winner of TVU Award 2008 for Best Actor in supporting role in Frame of Mind.

    Critics Choice Time Out for Victoria Climbie Inquiry, Hackney Empire (2002).

    Presented live music and musician/artist interviews on camera at The Catapult Club (Amersham Arms, New Cross, London)

    Taken part in rehearsed readings of new work at: The Hampstead Theatre, Tristan Bates Theatre, Cochrane Theatre, Pentameters Theatre, Writers Guild Centre and Barons Court Theatre.

    Theatre Director. To see credits use, 'Credit Search - Director' on CCP.

    Bass player in: Victims in Russian (1984)

    Bass player in: Shoot The Drummer (1985-8)

    Bass player in Ground Xero, appearances at The Rock garden and The Junction (Cambridge) (1993-96)

    About me

    Rick has enjoyed playing many professional roles including the Time Out critic's choice, The Victoria Climbie Inquiry at the Hackney Empire. He won a 'TVU Award 2008 for Best Actor in a Supporting Role' in his on screen role of, 'The Man In The Suit' in, Frame of Mind.

    Rick has toured in theatres in Ireland and England. He has teaching experience and enjoys devising and improvisation. His Shakespeare credits include: Merry Wives of Windsor, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, Macbeth, Hamlet (Twice) and Othello.

    Rick is a versatile actor bringing a unique quality to his work, especially film roles. He is also a musician playing bass guitar, guitar and tin whistle. In addition, he is also a songwriter.

    Acting experience

    I have been in over four feature films and over 20 short film, some in leading roles. I have been in over 10 stage plays including two which were devised.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Musical Skills
    • Bass
    • Guitar
    • Percussion
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    Hair Length
    • Short
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)
    Character Types
    • Intellectual
    • Posh
    • Professional
    • Villainous
    Accents (International)
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Russian
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    • Musicians Union (UK)
    Interested in
    • Acting Auditions
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Hosting/Presenting
    • Modelling
    • New Writing
    • News/Current Affairs
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Shakespeare
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Accents (UK)
    • Cockney
    • Hull
    • London
    • RP
    General Dance Skills
    • Ballroom
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    Experienced In
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    Additional Skills
    • Actor
    Work Permit/Residency Status
    • I have a current, valid passport.