Tano Rea

  • Actor
    Male / London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    64 - 74
    Height
    5' 8" (1m 75cm)
    Weight
    201lb (91kg)
    Hair Colour
    Grey
    Eye Colour
    Brown
    Build
    Medium

Images

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2016User of Virtual Reality Games
Still Photos
Hope and Glory Virtual Reality Photo-shootHope and Glory
Public House in Soho
2016The Husband of a Retired Couple
Still Photos
Commercial for Mid West US Bank
Kit Oates
Kit Oates Photography
Locations in and around Hampstead
2016Russian General
Film (Feature)
Death of Stalin
Armando Ianucci
Quad Productions
Locations in South UK
2016East End Fred
Online / Digital
McMillan Cancer Support - On-line CommunityMcMillan Cancer Support In-House Team
Location Elephant and Castle
2016Bus Passenger
TV
New BloodBBC
1987 - 1989Fred Graham / Petruchio
Musical
Kiss Me Kate
Adrian Noble
Royal Shakespeare Company
Old Vic and Savoy Theatres
1987Special Guest
TV
Victoria Wood As Seen On TV - Say Goodbye
Geoff Posner
BBC
1986The Man From The Bank Of Kuwait
Commercial
Bank of KuwaitBank of Kuwait
Locations
1986Street Musician in Italy
Commercial
Walls Cornetto
Roger Lamb
Roger Lamb Ltd.
Montalcino, Italy
1986Assassin
TV
GesualdoBBC
Television Centre
1986Spanish Don and other various roles
Musical
Candide
Clive Perry
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
1986First Lord
Theatre
As You Like It
Clive Perry
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
The Assembly Rooms Edinburgh
1985Presenter
Commercial
Emirates AirlinesEmirates Airlines
1985Arac
Film (Feature)
Princess Ida
Terry Gilbert
Brent Walker Films
Shepperton Film Studios
1985Clerk
Musical
Poppy
Terry Hands
Royal Shakespeare Company
Adelphi Theatre
1985Anderson (The Bosun)
Film (Feature)
Treasure Island
Terry Hands
Brent Walker
Shepperton Film Studios
1984The Sculptor Rodin
TV
Gwen JohnBBC
Television Centre
1984Major Domo
Radio
Happy and GloriousBBC Radio
Broadcasting House
1984The Storyteller
Musical
Nightingale by Charles Strouse
Hugh Wooridge
Buxton Opera Festival
Buxton Opera House
1983Captain Constant
Musical
Lock Up Your Daughters
Clive Perry
Perth Repertory Theatre
Perth Repertory Theatre
1980 - 1981MGM Accountant and other roles
Musical
The Biograph Girl
Victor Spinetti
Harold Fielding
The Phoenix Theatre
1973 - 1980Various Roles, Please Ask For List
Theatre
Member of Scottish OperaScottish Opera
1980Chef
Commercial
Schwartz Herbs and SpicesSchwartz
1980Motel The Tailor
Musical
Fiddler on the Rood
Peter Ebert
Scottish Opera
Tour
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1967Grammar School - No formal Training

    Additional Skills

    Excellent Baritone Voice, Qualified Masseur and Floristry Skills.

    Additional Information

    Since Returning the the acting profession in 2016

    Russian General - film - Death of Stalin - Dir. Armando Ianucci

    Beefeater / Announcer - The Royals - USA Television Series

    East End Fred - On-line Community film for McMillan Cancer Support

    Virtual Reality Photographic Shoot for Hope & Glory Prods.

    Previous Work

    Theatre Work

    Fiddler on the Roof – Motel the Tailor – Scottish Opera – National Tour

    Madam Butterfly – Imperial Commissioner / Yamadori – Scottish Opera – Tour

    The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – Aslan – Scottish Opera - National Tour

    Confessions of a Justified Sinner – Young Man – Scottish opera - Tour

    Curtain Calls – Paquillo – Scottish Opera – National Tour

    The Biograph Girl – Various Roles – The Gardner centre, Brighton

    The Biograph Girl – Various Roles – The Phoenix Theatre, London

    Kiss me Kate – Fred Graham / Petruchio - Northampton Repertory Theatre

    Candide – Various Roles – Birmingham Rep Theatre – Edinburgh Festival

    As You Like it – 1st lord – Birmingham Rep Theatre – Edinburgh Festival

    Mother Goose – Tommy - Victoria Palace, London

    Nightingale (Charles Strouse) The Storyteller – Buxton Opera House – Festival

    Tarantara – Pirate King – G & S Operas – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

    Lock Up Your Daughters – Captain Constant – Perth Repertory Theatre

    Poppy – Clerk – The Royal Shakespeare Company – Adelphi Theatre

    Kiss me Kate – Fred Graham / Petruchio – RSC – Old Vic Theatre and Savoy

    Television and Film Work

    The Jolly Beggars – Scottish Television

    No Smoke Without Fire – Council for N.A. Civil Liberty – BBC Drama Documentary

    Happy and Glorious Major Domo – BBC

    Princess Ida – Arac – Brent Walker

    Treasure Island – Anderson The Bosun – Brent Walker

    Gesualdo – Assassin – BBC Television

    Missing From Home – BBC Television

    The Benny Hill Show – 1 year contract

    The Victoria Wood Show ‘As seen on TV – Special Guest – BBC Television

    Plus many more

    Commercials

    Schwartz Herbs and Spices

    British Rail (Cages)

    Allied Carpets

    Tesco Value Campaign

    Emirates Airlines

    Colgate Toothpaste

    Walls Cornetto – Italy

    Plus many more.

    About me

    An experienced actor / singer. I have just returned to the business after a break of some 20 years. Previous work included television, commercials and theatre. I started my career as an opera singer and later moved into musicals and straight acting. I enjoyed seasons with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Birmingham Rep, Northampton Rep and Perth Theatre and appeared in The Benny Hill Show, The Bill. The Victoria Wood Show and many more. West -End Theatre includes The Biograph Girl and Poppy.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Experienced In
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    Accents (UK)
    • Teesside
    Hair Length
    • Short
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Facial Characteristics
    • Moustache
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)