Nelson.E.Ward 

Curriculum Vitae

theatre

Height: 5ft 10ins (1.78m) Weight: 11st 10lbs (74.39kg) 
Telephone; 01903 872982 Mobile; 07718345167
e.mail; nelson.ward@ntlworld.com

Special skills  Graded in Judo & Karate;County Rugby player (Hants) Swimming; Member of the Actors' Centre; Authentic American Accent ; Artistic director of Vanguard Productions. 

SPOTLIGHT NUMBER: 4060. View number: 9737-0168-1441

Nelson has been the artistic director of Vanguard Productions since 1998 and, during that time, has devoted his time between the Company and being a "house husband " for his children, Adam & Rachel. Apart from performing in theatres for Vanguard, he has managed to do some freelance theatre work and 4feature films- the latest called Dissonant is to be released this year. A full resume is shown  below.

 Films & Television

ROLE FILM DIRECTOR TV/FILM Co
Adrian Dissonant Lawrence Parmenter LW Films
Leroy The Cashier Radley Mason Meadow Bank Films
Capt Edward Parker (pilot) The Dead Howard Ford Indelible Films
Murphey Left for Dead Ross Boyask Modern Life Films
Max Distant Shadow Howard Ford Adrenaline Films
Fletcher (lead) Mainline Run Howard Ford Cobra Media
 D.S Formby  The Bill  Terry Marcel ITV
 Sergeant Ellis  Chockey's Children  Peter Duguid ITV
 Sergeant Brooking  Missing from Home  Douglas Camfield BBC
Hines Jack of Diamonds Stuart Allen BBC
Frank Jury Keith Evans BBC
Roberts Big Deal Jeremy Summers BBC
Kent A Break in the Sun Roger Singleton-Turner BBC
Mecronian Blakes Seven Vere Lorrimer BBC
       

 Theatre ( including tours)

ROLE PRODUCTION DIRECTOR VENUE(S)
 Bob  Discovering Dad  Zoe Sharp  503 Theatre London
Max Miller MAXIE Amaryllis Crooke Tour + Edinburgh
Julius Paul - A Strange Kind of Hero Sue Pomeroy Brighton
Various roles Radio Days Amaryllis Crooke Tour
Banquo MacBeth (Open Air production) Nicolas Young Worthing
Antonio Much Ado About Nothing Nicolas Young Worthing
Bottom Midsummer Night's Dream William Gilbert Germany
Brabantio Othello William Gilbert Tour & Germany
Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber Nicolas Young Worthing
Mr Duffy Melody of the Glittering Parrot Derek Goldby London(Fringe)
Terry Arkwright The Black Crusader Les Hull Hawth (Crawley)
Bill The Entertainer Sue Pomeroy National Tour
Karl La Ronde Geoffrey Swann Edinburgh Fringe
Bardolph Lettice & Lovage Michael Rolfe/Lynda Baron Middle East Tour
William Hazlitt Liber Amoris Paul Barnard Brighton & Tour
Ben The Dumb Waiter Sylvia Vickers Brighton
Nick Bedroom Farce Don Dryden Hornchurch
Jumper Jumpers Ed Thomason Crucible - Sheffield

 West End & Number One Tours

Part Played Play Director Production Venue
Rev: Thwaites Funny Peculiar Alan Dosser Garrick (Michael Codron)
Albert Finney(understudy) Orphans Gary Sinise Apollo (Steppenwolf theatre of Chicago)
Various roles The Two Ronnies Terry Hughes London Palladium & Bristol Hippodrome (H.Fielding)
George The Loudest Tears in Town Roger Redfarn National Tour
Mark Driscoll Dangerous Obsession Roger Smith Fortune (Michael Codron)
Narrator Joseph & the Amazing Coloured Dreamcoat Fred Peters National Tour - Bill Kenwright
Christopher Timothy(understudy) Dangerous Corner Keith Baxter National tour - Triumph

 Season at the Old Vic - Jonathan Miller

Role Played Play
Prosecuting Council One Way Pendulum - tour to Toronto
Boatswain The Tempest - with Max von Sydow
Pyrrot Bussy D'Ambois - also fight director

Repertory credits at the Connaught(Worthing), Crewe, Pitlochry, Chesterfield & Brighton include

Role Play Director Venue
Henry VIII A Man for All Seasons Ian Woolridge Pilochry & Tour
George Wife Begins at Forty Colin McIntyre Crewe
Tom The Glass Managerie Ian Woolridge Pitlochry & Tour
Paul Absent Friends Colin McIntyre Chesterfield
Mercutio Romeo & Juliet Nicolas Young Worthing
Tony Wendice Dial M for Murder Alan Leith Worthing
Roat Wait Until Dark Colin McIntyre Chesterfield
Joe Leave Him to Heaven Nicolas Young Worthing
Provost Measure for Measure Nicolas Young Worthing
Riff West Side Story Nicolas Young Worthing
Edward VIII Crown Matrimonial David Johnson Brighton
Ken The Sky High Dreamer David Johnson Brighton

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