Alan Charlesworth
Actor

Biography

In 2011 I ventured into Producing Carol Bunyan's new play "THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS" at The Courtyard Theatre, Pitfield Street, London. Carol directed & I played "Nick", (Pictured), which she wrote specially for me.


My Feature Film debut was In Julian Fellowes', "FROM TIME TO TIME" as Robert the Footman. 


I also appear briefly as Cardinal Roger in Ridley Scott's "ROBIN HOOD", starring Russell Crowe. 


At the OLD RED LION THEATRE, Islington in 2009 I played DOUGLAS in "COLOURINGS", a new play by Andrew Keatley.  Christmas that year saw me as Santa Claus across the BBC TV channels in a BBC iPlayer Trail.


In summer 2007 I was in "THE LAST CONFESSION", starring David Suchet, on tour & at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket.    Earlier that year I played Nicolay Borisovich Jacobi in "TCHAIKOVSKY & ME" - (a 20 minute monologue) 


For Rainbow Shakespeare's "ANTONY & CLEOPATRA" I played Lepidus, Old Soldier, Euphronius & Proculeius  & Leonato in "MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING" in 2006 - open air productions in Worthing & Greenwich Park.


I visited The Sydney Festival, Australia in January 2005 with "THE BLACK RIDER" which we had played the previous year at The Barbican Centre in London. 


With Love & Madness Productions, I toured Britain as Thomas Gradgrind in "HARD TIMES" and as Friar Laurence in "ROMEO & JULIET".


Other theatre includes Roberto in "Death & the Maiden", Lord Porteous in "The Circle" for The English Theatre of Hamburg, General Tilney & Mr Allen in "Northanger", Edward IV, Mayor of London, Tyrrel and Blunt in "Richard III", Baptista in "The Taming of the Shrew", "In Lambeth", as Tom Paine and as Lord Beckington, aged 90, in an 80 minute one-man show. 


My TV debut was as Lord Barham, (Aged 53 & 80), in "A World in Arms: Navies".