The Everyman Theatre Cheltenham and Buxton Opera House in association with Mark Goucher and David Pugh present
Sometimes You Have To Bare All
Simon Beaufoy's award winning play based on the Fox Searchlight Pictures motion picture
Training: Arts Ed
Theatre includes: Aaron in Eyes Closed Ears Covered (The Bunker Theatre), Tom Jenkins in SCROOGE
(Leicester Curve), Jack Dawkins & Noah Claypole in Oliver Twist (Regents Park Open Air Theatre), Ste
in Beautiful Thing (The Arts Theatre & UK Tour), Valentin in Kiss of the Spider Woman.
TV includes: Lee in Ridley Road (BBC One), Cheese aka Private Rhett Charlton in Our Girl (BBC One),
Lee Carter in Eastenders (BBC One), Gary in Not Going Out (BBC One).
Awards: Nominated for Best Actor in a Play at the Off West End Theatre Awards for his role of Aaron
in Eyes Closed Ears Covered.
Theatre includes: Hair (UK Tour), Footloose (UK Tour), Friendsical (UK Tour), Peter Pan a Musical
Adventure (Blackpool Opera House).
TV includes: X Factor (ITV), The Chart Show (ITV), I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! (ITV),
Lorraine (ITV), Dancing on Ice (ITV), Hollyoaks (Channel 4), The Real Full Monty: On Ice (ITV), Celebrity
Bumps (MTV), Celebrity SAS ‘Who Dares Wins’ (Channel 4).
Other: When Jake isn’t presenting on TV, he can be seen touring the UK playing concerts on a
Theatre includes: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Apollo Theatre), Viva Forever (Piccadilly Theatre),
Million Dollar Quartet (Noel Coward Theatre), Spamalot (Palace Theatre) and Japes (Theatre Royal
Haymarket). The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Tilted Wig), The Glee Club (Out of Joint), Shakespeare in
Love (Bath Theatre Royal), Legally Blonde (UK Tour), Not Dead Enough (UK Tour), Look Back In Anger
Additional Theatre includes: Are You As Nervous As I Am? (Greenwich Theatre), The Lady From The
Sea (Manchester Royal Exchange), The Hairy Ape (Southwark Playhouse), The Tempest (Guildford
Shakespeare Company), Edward II (BAC), Harriott And I (Manchester Royal Exchange Studio), Destiny
(BAC), Oh! What A Lovely War (Clwyd Theatre Cymru), A Chorus Of Disapproval (Bristol Old Vic), The
Beggar’s Opera (Bristol Old Vic), Antigone (Bristol Old Vic), Stalin! The Musical (Pleasance), Around
The World In Eighty Days (BAC), Uncle Ebenezer- A Christmas Carol (BAC).
TV includes: Coronation Street (ITV), Emmerdale (ITV), The Hunt for Raoul Moat (ITV), Before We Die
(Channel 4), After Life (Netflix), Vera (ITV), Silent Witness (BBC), Robin Hood (BBC), Midsomer
Murders (ITV), Jonathan Creek (BBC), Footballers’ Wives (ITV), Rose and Maloney (Prime Video), In
Deep (Prime Video), Heartbeat (ITV), Cold Blood (ITV), Fallen (Prime Video), True Crime (Netflix),
Casualty (BBC), Tangled (CBC Canada), Doctors (BBC), The Bill (ITV), Holby City (BBC), EastEnders
(BBC), Swag (Channel 5), Seven Stories (BBC), Make My Day (Netflix).
Film includes: To A Cinder, A Dark Reflection, The Great Ghost Rescue, The Haunting of Ellie Rose,
Practice Makes Perfect, Adam and Steve.
Awards: Winner of Best Exit and Best Storyline with a nomination for Best Actor at the British Soap
Awards for Emmerdale.
Other: Bill is also a multi-award-winning landscape photographer – his work has been exhibited in
numerous fine art galleries around the UK, and he raised thousands of pounds for the Theatres Trust
during the pandemic with his book #TheatresInDanger. He’s proud to be a judge for UK Landscape
Photographer of the Year 2022 and 2023, runs workshops and tours for Light and Land, and gives
talks and seminars on photography all over the world. You can follow his work on Instagram
@billwardphotography, or via his website www.billwardphotography.co.uk
Theatre includes: Fat Friends the Musical (World Premier and UK Tour), Early Doors Live (UK Arena
Tour), Evita (Leeds Grand Theatre), Early Doors – One More Chance (The Lowry, Salford), Jungle Book
The Musical (Oldham Coliseum), Bouncers, Two, The Last Five Years (Made Up North Theatre), Me
and My Girl, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
TV includes: All Creatures Great and Small (Channel 5), Coronation Street (ITV), Home from Home
(BBC), Casualty (BBC), Doctors (BBC), The Syndicate (BBC), Moving On (BBC), Fresh Meat (Channel 4),
Andy and the Band (BBC), Biff and Chip (CBBC), The 4 O’Clock Club (CBBC), Player Pranks (Sky), All
Star Family Fortunes (ITV) as Vernon Kay’s comedy sidekick and a recurring role on Michael
McIntyre’s Big Show (BBC), working alongside Michael to set up his Unexpected Star of the Show.
Film includes: The Railway Children Return, Tomorrow Morning and The ABC Murders.
Writing includes: The Government Inspector – with writing partner Jodie Prenger (MTFest UK,
Turbine Theatre), Dating For Dogs (Pulped TV), Cinderella – A Socially Distanced Ball (Turbine Theatre)
The Choir (UCLAN), Showbiz Stories (Blueberry Audio) and TV Comedy Pilot – Tracks (House in the
Other: Neil is an award-winning pantomime performer
Theatre includes: The Shawshank Redemption (UK Tour), The 47th (Old Vic), Black Men Walking (UK
Tour), New Nigerians (Arcola Theatre), The Treatment (Almeida Theatre), The Lion, The Witch & The
Wardrobe (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh).
TV includes: Professor T (ITV), Marcella (Netflix), Eastenders (BBC One), Doctors (BBC One), Hollyoaks
(Channel 4), Coronation Street (ITV), Holby City (BBC One), Law & Order UK (ITV), London’s Burning
Film includes: Late Bloomers.
Radio includes: The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency (BBC Radio 4), Book at Bedtime (BBC Radio 4),
Three Strong Women (BBC Radio 4), The Exorcist (BBC Radio 4).
Other: Numerous audio books including; White Debt, Final Target & An Island
Training: London Academy of Music and Drama (L.A.M.D.A) and Bristol University.
Theatre includes: Mr Naidu in Around the World in 80 Days (Theatre by the Lake/Hull Truck), Duke
Solinus in The Comedy of Errors (Royal Shakespeare Company), Sully in Approaching Empty (Kiln
Theatre/Live Theatre/Tamasha), Sir Thomas Grey/Montjoy/Monsieur Le Fer in Henry V (The New
Generation Festival), Borachio in Much Ado About Nothing (Rose Theatre Kingston), Shaan in Miss
Meena and the Masala Queens (Watford Palace Theatre), Israel Hands in Treasure Island
(Birmingham Repertory Theatre), Hamed in Ross (Chichester Festival Theatre), Ensemble in The BFG
(Birmingham Rep), Master Muchly-Minted in A Mad World, My Masters (Royal Shakespeare
Company & Barbican), Sempronius/Alarbus in Titus Andronicus (Royal Shakespeare Company), Mole
in The Wind in the Willows (Birmingham Rep), Brian in Maydays (Royal Shakespeare Company), 1st
Mariner in The Tempest (Tobacco Factory), U.S. Soldier in Baghdad Wedding (Soho Theatre), Joseph
in Colours (Bloomsbury Theatre), Nick in Mustard (Bristol Old Vic), Gregg in Be My Eyes (Edinburgh
TV includes: Doctors (BBC), Krypton (Warner/DC for SyFy), Drifters (Bwark), The Five (Red
Productions), Eastenders (BBC).
Film includes: Sunil in Boogie Man (Boogie Man Films), Monday (Scratchmark Films), Hearts & Minds
Radio includes: Peter in The Cherry Orchard (BBC Radio 4).