Tim (TG) Benton

  • Actor
    Male / Greater London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    57 - 66
    Height
    6' (1m 83cm)
    Weight
    13st. 1lb (83kg)
    Hair Colour
    Salt and Pepper
    Eye Colour
    Hazel
    Build
    Medium
  • Files

    • video file (mp4)
  • Agents

    Agent
    Advocate Agency
    Website
    www.advocate.agency
    Agent
    Red Hot Entertainment

    Links

    Personal Website
    website
    Spotlight Member
    yes
    Equity
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2014 - 2015Bing Crosby
Theatre (Tour)
Christmas CroonersWorld On Stage
Various throughout UK and RoI
2012General Glossop
Musical
Jekyll & Hyde
Luke Fredericks
Morphic Graffiti
Union
2011Prince Philip, as cast
Musical
Fred and Gladys
Paul Tibbey, Chadd Garvie
Balls In The Air Productions
Landor Theatre
2010Brian Goldsmith
Rehearsed Reading
Animates
Richard Bates
Okai Collier Company
Delfont Room, Prince of Wales Theatre
2010Sid Phillips
Musical
Singin' In The Rain
Thom Southerland
Stage Taylor
Broadway Studio Theatre
2010Nathaniel Day
Musical
Did you, Dr Crippen?
Stephen Daltrey, Brian McAvera
White Knight Pictures
Trafalgar Studio
2009Prime Minister Harper
Film (Student)
The Encounter
Robert Searle
Goldsmiths
2009Kevin Mewes
Film (Student)
Lift
Jamie McNaught
Fly Fandana Fly
2008Sydney Carton
Musical
A Tale of Two Cities
Paul Nicholas
Paul Nicholas/Ovation
Upstairs at the Gatehouse
2008TV celebrity
Online / Digital
SceneagersJorja Hudson Films
1986 - 2007Chorus, understudy
Musical
Aida, Barber of Seville, La Boheme, Boris Godunov, Carmen, Falstaff, Madam Butterfly, Manon, Marriage of Figaro, Pearl Fishers, RigolettoNBR NZ National Opera
2007Professor Gordblatt
Commercial
Goliathon Ray Guns web infomercialWeta WorkShop (Peter Jackson's SFX studio)
2007Tony Bennett
Musical
Tony Bennett SwingsQwerty Productions (NZ)
2006Professor Higgins
Musical
My Fair LadyWellington Music Theatre (NZ)
2005MC
Theatre
Oh, What a Lovely WarStageCraft
2005Jean Valjean
Musical
Les MiserablesPLT Theatre (NZ)
2005Man
Musical
Marry Me a Little/SondheimQwerty Productions (NZ)
2004Julian Marsh
Musical
42nd Street (and many others see below)www.timbentonsings.com
2002Glenn Cooper
Theatre
Neil Simon's RumorsWellington Rep
2001Richard Greatham
Theatre
Hay FeverWellington Rep
2000Putz
Theatre
Rookery NookWellington Rep
1999Jack
Theatre
Neil Simon's Broadway BoundWellington Rep
1998Prof. Higgins
Theatre
PygmalionWellington Rep
1997John
Theatre
Roger Hall's Love off the ShelfWellington Rep
1994Iago
Rehearsed Reading
OthelloKhandallah Arts Theatre
1994Tom Lambert
Theatre
My Friend Miss FlintKhandallah Arts Theatre
1994Roy (headmaster)
Theatre
AwayKhandallah Arts Theatre
1991Pat Denning
Musical
42nd StreetWellington Music Theatre
1990Ewart/Barbershop
Musical
The Music ManPorirua Little Theatre
1989Cliff
Musical
CabaretWellington Music Theatre
1984Magaldi/Ensemble
Theatre (Tour)
EvitaStetson Productions
1983Sheriff Vallon, Ens
Musical
ShowboatSouth Sydney Leagues Club
1982Robin Oakapple
Musical
RuddigoreWellington G&S
1982Pish Tush
Musical
MikadoWellington G&S
1982Pontius Pilate
Musical
Jesus Christ SuperstarWellington Music Theatre
1980Freddy Eynsford-Hill
Musical
My Fair LadyWellington Music Theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2011Vocal coaching with Howard Milner (RAM) and Mary Hammond. Ad hoc coaching with Oliver Jackson, Helen Hobson, Spehen Brown. Tuition from Bruce Greenfield and Roger Wilson, (NZ National Opera), Michael Lloyd masterclass, occasional actors refreshersPrivate tuition
    1982Business AdministrationVictoria University

    Additional Skills

    Play guitar reasonably well (country rock/folk). Good harmoniser - everything from barbershop to opera.

    Other skills: Journalist/advertising copywriter. Water skiing, squash.

    Many other credits including Pontius Pilate, JC Superstar: Magaldi, Evita: Barbershop, Music Man: Gilbert Sullivan: long-standing member NZ National Opera Chorus: Higgins, Pygmalion: Jack, Broadway Bound: Rumours, Hay Fever, Rookery Nook. Full details at www.timbentonsings.com

    Additional Information

    High lyric baritone/tenor. Bb-Bb

    "Tim Benton is spot-on as the world-worn Sydney Carton" The Stage, Tale of Two Cities review, 3 October, 2008

    "The show's treatment of its protagonists gleefully highlights the quirks relished by the public ..(including).. Tim Benton's sniffy Prince Philip....skilfully performed". The Times, Fred and Gladys review, 1 April, 2011

    More clips and info at www.timbentonsings.com

    About me

    High lyric baritone/tenor. Bb-Bb

    "Tim Benton is spot-on as the world-worn Sydney Carton" The Stage, Tale of Two Cities review, 3 October, 2008

    "The show's treatment of its protagonists gleefully highlights the quirks relished by the public ..(including).. Tim Benton's sniffy Prince Philip....skilfully performed". The Times, Fred and Gladys review, 1 April, 2011

    More clips and info at www.timbentonsings.com

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Experienced In
    • Commercials
    • Film (Student)
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    Interested in
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Presenting
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Musical Skills
    • Guitar
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Accents (UK)
    • London
    • RP
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    Hair Length
    • Short to Medium
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    • Tenor
    Stage Combat Skills
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • No
    Character Types
    • Professional
    • Posh
    • Intellectual