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Ned Hopkins | male

Bromley, Greater London

Ned Hopkins is also a sardines journalist

Favorite genres

Ballet, Choral, Classical, Comedy, Dance, Drama, Modern, Musical, Opera, Pantomime, Period Drama, Revue, Shakespeare

Playing Age

60 - 100

Build

medium

Height

1.778

Skills

Character roles, singing

Small scale works. Also: lecturing, informal adjudicatiing, advising inexperienced directors etc

Design only

Professional work

RECENT ACTING: FilmsSusan (London Film School), Bloody Mary (TV Choice Productions).  Plays/Shows:  Under Milk Wood, A Doll's House, The Dining Room, Cowardy Custard, I Take Your Hand in MineDirecting: The Hollow Crown, The Portrait of a Lady, Oleana, Design for Living, Vita & Virginia

*RECENT PLAYWRITING - Full-length: Earnest Endeavours (Theatre 62),  The Portrait of a Lady (Bromley Little Theatre).  Shorter professional plays produced: After Life (Green Room Theatre Company/Virtual Theatre Company), Maggy, Franklyn (Green Room Theatre Company)

IN REHEARSAL:  All the World Away incorporated in the entertainment No Way Back - a VAD's Journey by John Drewry and Ned Hopkins

*CONTACT ME FOR ELECTRONIC COPIES. Royalities waived for non-commercial production  (gardencourt@live.com)

Training

WEST MIDLANDS COLLEGE of EDUCATION - DRAMATIC ART (3 years) with Distinction

THE OPEN UNIVERSITY  - (BA.Hons) with a Distinction in DRAMA

Attendance at various University Drama and Playwriting summer schools. 

Am also an Associate of the Drama Board (ADB)

Additional skills

Primarily a writer these days, dividing my time between theatre journalism (mainly for Sardines) and writing plays.  My latest play A Lot of it About has been accepted by Organised Chaos (an Arts Council/Lottery funded professional company based in Manchester) for production early next year.

Reviews

  • Greenwich Theatre. Crooms Hill, London SE10 8ES

    Into Battle

    Review

  • Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, Royal Court Theatre. 50-51 Sloane Square, London

    What If If Only

    Review

  • Pleasance Theatre, Carpenters Mews, North Road, London

    Express G&S

    Review

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