Tim Frances Biography 

Theatre West End: Rusty Trawler in Breakfast at Tiffany's (Haymarket & touring UK), Man Two in The 39 Steps (Criterion), Archbishop Cranmer in A Man For All Seasons (Haymarket), Gerald Croft in An Inspector Calls (Garrick), and June Moon (Vaudeville). National Theatre: Ronald Knox in Never So Good*, and Marat-Sade. Chichester Festival Theatre: Sweet Bird of Youth and The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists*. Open Air Theatre Regent's Park: Herr Zeller in The Sound of Music***. Shakespeare's Globe: Jupiter in The Woman in the Moon, as well as multiple lead rôles in workshops and readings of early modern plays in the Read Not Dead series. Shakespeare's Globe & English Touring Theatre*: William Tyndale in Anne Boleyn** and William of Champeaux in Eternal Love (née In Extremis). Royal Court: Chronic in the Rough Cuts season.

Theatre also includes: Kent in King Lear (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Love On The Links, The Magna Carta Plays*, Map of the Heart and Habeas Corpus (Salisbury Playhouse). Anthony Trollope in Lady Anna: All At Sea (The Park Theatre), Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (Bridge House Theatre, London), A Government Inspector (Northern Broadsides), Adolf Hitler in 1936 (Sadlers Wells & Arcola, London), The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists* and Abanazar in Aladdin (Liverpool Everyman), Captain Hook in Peter Pan (Qdos Entertainment), Sikes & Bumble in Oliver Twist (Octagon, Bolton), Toby Belch in Twelfth Night, He's Much To Blame, Relatively Speaking, and Wives As They Were & Maids As They Are, plus many rehearsed Georgian play readings (Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds), the Wizard in The Wizard of Oz (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh), The Glee Club (The New Vic, Stoke), Bobby Fischer in The Prodigal Son & the title role in Purvis (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough), Femme Fatale (Croydon Warehouse), Proving Mr Jennings (Courtyard Theatre), Sleeping Beauty (Northampton Royal Theatre), Romeo & Juliet (Greenwich Theatre), The Nun (Greenwich Studio Theatre), Cabaret, Jungle Book, Antipholus of Ephesus in A Comedy of Errors, and A Christmas Carol (Lancaster Duke’s Playhouse), King Lear (Compass Theatre with Sir Anthony Quayle), Coriolanus (Aquila, in the USA & Canada), Freedom To Forget and Treasure Island (Farnham Redgrave), One-Eyed Monster (Greenwich Theatre), and Barnstormers (Century Theatre, British Council tour of India), Wilson in Ruffian on the Stair (Southwold), Archer in The Beaux' Stratagem and Lussurioso in The Revenger's Tragedy (Bear Gardens, precursor to The Globe).

Television It's All Lies, Big School, Gangsta Granny, The Day of the Triffids, Land Girls, Simon Schama's Shakespeare, Danton in The Death of Marat, Rapture, Bad Girls, My Dad’s the Prime Minister, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, John Lilburne in Cromwell, Holby City, East Enders, The Bill, Doctors, Lexx, To Hell & Back, and Othello. Film That Deadwood Feeling with Dexter Fletcher & David Soul, as well as short films Panther Walk, Likely Story and The Taming of the Shrew (as Petruchio). Radio & Voice She Fell Among Thieves and readings of Browning & Tennyson (BBC Radio4), two series of short stories (QBS), computer games & various talking books.

 *All with Howard Brenton **Best Touring Production of 2012 at the TMA Awards
***Best Musical Revival of 2013 at the What'sOnStage Awards and nominated at the Oliviers

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