Tom Murphy

  • Actor
    Male / London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    45 - 55
    Height
    5' 10" (1m 78cm)
    Weight
    14st. 13lb (95kg)
    Hair Colour
    Strawberry Blonde
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Large
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  • Agent

    Agent
    Christopher Antony Associates
    Contact
    02089949952

    Links

    IMDB
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    Spotlight Member
    yes
    Equity
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2011 - 2020Workshop leader
Teacher
Drama and musicals workshops
Adam Milford
Theatre Workout
2019Sir Francis Beekman/Mr Esmond Sr
Musical
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Sasha Regan
Union Theatre
Union Theatre
2019Boris Johnson
Theatre
Alson Jackson: Double Fake
Alison Jackson
Alison Jackson
Leicester Square Theatre
2018 - 2019Del Boy
Theatre (Immersive)
Only Fools and Three CoursesComedy Dining
Orchard Theatre, Dartford, and other venues
2018 - 2019Billy Kimber from Peaky Blinders and others
Theatre (Immersive)
Murder Mystery
Tamara Wilder
Blackwatch Entertainment
Venues in London and Brighton
2017Phil
Musical
Rehab the Musical
Elliot Davis
Blacklist Management
Union Theatre
2017Watcher
Musical
Alan Turing - Guilty of Love
David Kettle
Oxford Music Theatre
Yvonne Arnaud/Wimbledon/Peterborough
2016Swing/cover Ziegfeld and Keeney
Musical
Funny Girl
Michael Mayer
Sonia Friedman Productions, Scott Landis Productions & Chocolate Factory Productions
The Savoy Theatre
2016Santa Claus
Musical
Santa Claus - The Musical
Di Cooke
Paul Holman Associates
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth
2015 - 2016Emperor of China
Theatre
Aladdin
Di Cooke
Paul Holman Associates
Harlequin, Redhill
2015Swing/Herbie cover
Musical
Gypsy
Jonathan Kent
David Ian Productions
Savoy Theatre, London
2014Cover for Paul Nicholas/Inspector/Janitor/Dr Matthews
Musical
Blockbuster
Paul Nicholas
Paul Nicholas Productions
UK tour
2014Keith (lead)
TV
Flat 2 Sitcom pilot
Tom Goble and Anthony Craven
Bad Bread
2014Dakin the Butler and Colonel Rokeby
Theatre
King and Country
David Kettle
Michael Brand
Unitarian Church, Brighton Festival
2014Father
Corporate
Leeds Building Society pitch
Robin Souter
The Bio Agency
London and Colchester
2014Henry (lead)
Musical
From Up Here
Yojiro Ichikawa
Theatre Lapis
The Warren, Brighton Festival
2014The Bishop
Theatre
Craic in the Crypt
Anne Curtis
Green Curtain Productions
Omnibus Clapham/Harrow Arts Centre
2014Ian (father of the groom)
Theatre
Reception
Katie Pesskin
Leicester Square Theatre
Leicester Square Theatre
2013 - 2014Grandpa Prophater
Theatre
Meet Me In St Louis
Robert McWhir
Landor Theatre
Landor Theatre
2013Sir Toby Belch
Theatre
Twelfth Night
Ben Horslen/John Risboro
Antic Disposition
Touring France
2013The Maestro/The Professor
Theatre
Naked Opera
Lynn Binstock
Unexpected Opera
St James Theatre
2013Clooney, the clan chieftain
Film (Feature)
The Crown and the Dragon
Anne C Black
Dragon Movie 2, LLC Productions
2013Henry (lead)
Musical
From Up Here
Yojiro Ichikawa
Perfect Pitch Musicals
Tristan Bates Theatre
2013Carriere
Musical
Phantom
Dawn Kalani Cowle
All Star Productions
Ye Old Rose and Crown Theatre
2013Workshop leader
Workshops
Business and Acting WorkshopsCity Academy
2013Carbonne
TV
Bloody TalesHistory Channel
Spectrum Studios
2012 - 2013The Baron
Theatre
Leyshon's Music Hall
Paul Leyshon
Crow Theatre
2012Ghost of Christmas Present/Fezziwig/Old Joe/Charitable Gentleman/Scoolmaster
Theatre
A Christmas Carol
Ben Horlsen and John Risboro
Antic Disposition
Middle Temple Hall, London
2012The Journalist
Theatre
Project X
Sam Bond
London Transport Museum/Tradesecrets
London Transport Museum
2012Businessman
Theatre
2.8 Hours Later
Simon Evans
Sling Shot
London Docklands
2012Brothel client
Film (Feature)
Ill Manors
Ben Drew
Ill Manors
2012John Nash
Musical
Regent's Canal - A Folk Opera
Rob Inglis
Musical Flying Squad
Kings Place/Rosemary Branch Theatre/london Canal Museum
2012Dancing Dad
Commercial
Dancing DadsT-Mobile/ Saatchi & Saatchi
2012Murderer Colin Cheetham
TV
English Country Murder
Harriet Scott
Flame Television Production
Derbyshire
2012Terminal cancer patient
Role Play
Medical Protection Society video
Valerie Dougall
Healthcare Learning Company
2012Gabelle
Theatre
A Tale of Two Cities
Paul Nicholas
Ovation Productions
Charing Cross Theatre
2012Bernard (lead)
Film (Short)
Bare Facts
Rohan Tully
Brunswick Studios
Kent
2011Malone, Father
Theatre
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
Teresa Early
Theatre Peckham
Theatre Peckham
2011Uncle Billy
Theatre (Tour)
It's A Wonderful Life
Bruce James
Bruce James Productions
Theatre Royal Windsor
2011Nick, The Father
Film (Short)
Lines
Daniel Chamorro
Studio Eight Alex Brown
2011Bereaved man
Film (Feature)
Bloodline (trailer)
Danann Breathnach
Ammolab74films
2011Teacher
Film (Short)
Freak
Daniel Ferome Gill
Rising Sun Productions
2011Scruffy drunk
TV
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret
David Cross
Channel 4
2011The Pope
Online / Digital
Top Coppers
Céin McGillicuddy
Céin McGillicuddy
2010Salesman
Commercial
Nokia TV advert
Mustard Films
Nokia/Wieden & Kennedy
2010Embarrassed Man
Theatre
Ten Embarrassed Men/Art performance
Annika Strom
Frieze Art Fair
Regents Park, London
2010Police Sgt Monrow
Film (Short)
Fixated
Michelle Wraight
Michelle Wraight
2010Singer/actor
Theatre
Musical Cabaret and Revue
Jason Moore
Henry Lewis
2010Beadle Bamford
Theatre
Sweeney Todd
Andrea Montgomery
Theatre at the Mill
Theatre at the Mill, Belfast
2009 - 2010Alcindoro
Theatre
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Robin Norton-Hale
Opera Up Close
Cock Tavern, Kilburn
2009Albert Blunden
Theatre
Mrs Wobble the Waitress
Teresa Early
Theatre Peckham
Theatre Peckham
2009Dr Hannibal Lecter (Lead)
Musical
Silence! The Musical
David Phipps-Davis
Imperial Productions
Baron's Court Theatre
2009Cabaret singer
Corporate
Waiters Who SingWhy are We Waiting
2009Michael Moore/Gordon Brown (Lead)
Musical
Election IdolPuddle Productions
Actors' Centre, London and Brighton Festival
2009McGuinness (Lead)
Theatre
Hope Gap
Nick Warnford
Brighton Festival
Open House, Brighton Festival
2009Various (Lead)
Theatre (Tour)
Easter Parade
Tom O'Shea
Troubadour Productions
2009Patient
Corporate
Medical role play
Nick Leon
Naked Eye Research
Doctor's surgery, Reading
2008Dan Peggotty/Mr Wickfield
Theatre
David Copperfield
Sam Donovan
Movieum
Movieum Chamber, County Hall
2008Gabelle/French and English prosecutors
Musical
A Tale of Two Cities
Paul Nicholas
Ovation Productions
Gatehouse, Highgate
2008Autistic man (lead)
Corporate
National Autistic Society
Rowan Athale

Colne Valley Railway
2008Danny (lead)
Theatre
The Coffin
Trevor McCallum
Insight Theatre Company
Etcetera Theatre
2008Mr Coombs, a farmer
TV
Britain's Closest Encounters
Lucy Bowden
Channel Five/Firefly Productions
London
2008Dad and sunbather
TV
BBC Learning Zone
Patrick Fleming
Illumina Digital
London
2008Villain
Film (Short)
Film Noir explained
Robert Ford
Videojug
2008Michael/Michelle, sex-change builder
Theatre
Under The Knife
Mark Marlowe
MRM Productions
Colourhouse Theatre, Abbey Mills
2008Businessman (Lead)
Commercial
Viral commercial for Amdocs Mediation
Andy Compton
www.Xcommunication.co.uk
London
2008Singer
Theatre
Cabaret
Andrea Francis-Byrne
AFB Productions
Gala Casino, Bayswater, London
2008Businessman
Theatre
The Lap Dancer
Jennifer Allen
Art performance
Sun and Doves, south London
2008Eddie the Yank
Film (Short)
Me Love You Long Time
John Durcan
John Durcan
London/Bangkok
2008Human penguin (Lead)
Commercial
Do the Green Thing
David Wilson
Irresistible Films
2008Man (Lead)
Commercial
Direct Baggage (Hotel Channel)
James Heath
www.film38.com
London
2008Husband (Lead)
Commercial
Homecoming King
Elliot Manches
Elliot Manches
2007Singing waiter
Corporate
CabaretWaiters Who Sing
Eastbourne
2007Caligula (lead)
Theatre
Caligula
Malte Schloesser
Shunt Vaults London Bridge
2007Naked man
Film (Docu)
Penis EnvyVirgin channel one
2007Baby
Film (Short)
Sweet Babe
Jennifer Allen
Art installation
2007Danny (lead role)
Theatre
The Coffin
Trevor McCallum
Dulwich Festival
2007Driving examiner
Film (Short)
The Driving Test
Bryony Upton
British School of Motoring
2007Man with high blood pressure
Film (Short)
Blood pressure video
Chris Stone
Videojug
2007Gerald
Film (Feature)
Nine Lives
Brian Barnes
Nine Lives Media
2007Man in harem
Film (Short)
Son
Daniel Mulloy
Daniel Mulloy
2007Naked man
Film (Short)
Glory HoleVirgin Media
2005 - 2006Turkey farmer and Inventor and understudy for Grandpa
Theatre (Tour)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Adrian Noble
Michael Rose Ltd
UK tour
2006Mr Fezziwig/Ghost of Christmas Present
Theatre
A Christmas Carol
Bruce James
Bruce James Productions
Marina Theatre, Lowestoft
2005Grandpa/Postman Brown
Theatre
Lark Rise/Candleford
John Terry
Shapeshifter
Finborough Theatre, Chelsea
2005Businessman
Corporate
VodafoneVodafone
2004Comic Swimmer
Film (Feature)
The Swimmer
Thomas Viner
Rubyred Films
2004Helicon
Theatre
Albert Camus' Caligula
Fatma Cokaglu
Battersea Arts Centre
2002 - 2003The Bookseller and understudy for Maurice and Cogsworth and Monsieur D'Arque
Theatre (Tour)
Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Robert Jess Roth
Disney
2003Barney/Stephen
Theatre
Chinaman
Michael Elliot
Bitesize Theatre Company
2003Jack
Film (Feature)
This Above All
Mike Crisp
Mike Crisp
2003Various
Voiceover
Hutton InquiryBBC
2001Sir Basil Hallward
Theatre
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Tim Heath
British Library Theatre
2001Resistance Leader
Theatre
In Love and War
Abigail Anderson
Greenwich Theatre
2001Christmas Present
Theatre
A Christmas Carol
Phil Willmott
Steam Industry, BAC
2000Bud Flanagan
Theatre (Tour)
The Wireless Years
Barry Britten
Associated Performing Artists
2000Gerald
Theatre
Opera Soap
Andrew Pratt
Battersea Arts Centre
2000Jonathan Harker
Theatre
Liz Lochhead's Dracula
Guy Picot
Komedia, Brighton
2000Father
Theatre
Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel
Jenny Hopkin
Opera, Waterman's
2000Tweedledee/Various
Other
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Stephen Daltry
Recording
2000Tweedledee/Various
Theatre
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Stephen Daltry
British Library Theatre
1999Various
Other
Les Miserables/South Pacific
John Yap
Recordings
1999Derek Butterley
Other
Up With Youth
Henry Lewis
Recording
1999Derek Butterley
Theatre (Tour)
Up With Youth
Simon Bell/Steve Dawson
Australian tour
1999The Man
Theatre
Starting Here, Starting Now
Geoff Lucas
Cahoots
1999Mr McIlhinney
Theatre
Do I Hear A Waltz?
Myles Stinton
Mabs Factory
1998Various roles
Corporate
Reuters filmReuters corporate
1998Various roles
Theatre
Cowardy Custard
Anthony Drewe
Royal Academy Of Music
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2011Teaching PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector)City Lit
    1998Post Graduate Musical TheatreRoyal Academy of Music
    1992MBA (Master's Degree in Business Administration)Warwick University Business School

    Additional Skills

    Drama and musicals workshop tutor with City Academy and Theatre Workout.

    Artist's model (life, portrait, photographic, sculpture) at London College of Fashion, London Art Academy, Heatherley's School of Fine Art, Chelsea, Prince's Drawing School, Brighton University Art College.

    Additional Information

    Some reviews:

    "Tom Murphy is excellent in the role of the loyal Carriere who has protected the Phantom." - Phantom by All Star productions at Ye Old Rose and Crown, Walthamstow, reviewed at: www.whatsonstage.com/news/theatre/london/E **contact removed** /Phantom.html

    "Carriere the usurped boss of the Opera House, defender and bodyguard of Erik the phantom has some of the most moving scenes in the show and is sympathetically portrayed by actor/singer Tom Murphy." - Phantom by All Star Productions at Ye Old Rose and Crown, Walthamstow, reviewed at: www.remotegoat.co.uk/review_view.php?uid=9783

    "Other notables... Tom Murphy's theatre-manager Carriere gives a well performed explanation of the Phantom's back-story." - Phantom by All Star Productions at Ye Old Rose and Crown, Walthamstow, reviewed at: www.whatshecubatohim.com/2013/05/phantom.html

    "Tom Murphy's Ghost of Christmas Present is an all-encompassing, ebullient presence..." - A Christmas Carol by Antic Disposition at Middle Temple Hall, London, reviewed at: bargaintheatreland.com/a-christmas-carol-2/

    "The real star was Tom Murphy as Dr. Lecter, because with pipes like that he was a real treat to hear singing. Murphy proved that there are still actors in London who can sing..." - Silence! The Musical at Baron's Court Theatre, reviewed at: webcowgirl.wordpress.com/tag/silence-the-musical/

    About me

    Versatile actor, singer and performer equally at home and experienced in stage, TV and film, in dramatic and comedy roles. Appeared in many TV, internet and print advertisements and in corporate and roleplay roles. Has his own cabaret act and worked in session singing and other recordings.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    • Southern American
    Hair Length
    • Mid Length
    Perform nude?
    • Yes
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Facial Characteristics
    • Beard
    General Singing Skills
    • Advanced
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)
    Character Types
    • Posh
    • Professional
    • Scruffy
    • Tough
    Accents (International)
    • African (South)
    • Australian
    • Dublin
    • French
    • German
    • Irish
    • Italian
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Swedish
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Improvisation
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Accents (UK)
    • Birmingham
    • Cockney
    • Dorset
    • Essex
    • Geordie
    • Lancashire
    • Liverpool
    • London
    • Manchester
    • Norfolk
    • Northern England
    • Northern Irish
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • Scottish Highlands
    • Scottish, Standard
    • Somerset
    • South London
    • Southern England
    • Welsh, Standard
    • Yorkshire
    General Dance Skills
    • Ballet
    • Ballroom
    • Jazz
    • Tap
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    • Falsetto
    • Tenor
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over