M A R T I N   F O R E M A N


"at times completely terrifying." The Stage

"physically vivid and playful rendition" britishtheatreguide.info

"I particularly liked ... Martin Foreman's Luka" playstosee.com

"welcome cameo ... suitably mysterious, baffling and comic" viewsfromthegods.co.uk

Playwright / Director

"utterly convincing portraits of love " Broadway World

"emotionally charged and thought-provoking theatre"
The Gay UK

"a masterclass on the art of the monologue" Beige

"writes with great elegance, his words always deeply poetic" Views from the Gods
"compellingly wheezing, sepulchral version of Uncle Fester" All Edinburgh Theatre                        


CREDITS - SPEAKING ROLES scroll down for credits pending

November 2015 Austen Skate in Wildest Dreams (play) review and photo Edinburgh Graduates Theatre Group
writer: Alan Ayckbourn
director: Sara-Jane McGeachy

April 2014 Commuter in A Man Who Lost His Mind (play) review and photo 11:11 Productions
writer: Matthew Crowley
director: Kellie Jane Walters

Jan / Feb / May 2013 Steve Marks in Clouds of Grey (play) Pot-Kettle-Black Productions
written & directed by Seth Jones

September 2012 Killer (voiceover) in Grander Design (video installation)
artist: Myles Painter

July 2012 Priest in Angel (one-man play)
Lord Stanley, London
writer: Martin Foreman
director: Emma King-Fowler

June 2012 Luka in The Lower Depths (play)
review and photos
Lord Stanley, London
writer: Maxim Gorky
director: Victor Sobchak

February - March 2012 Roderigo / Executioner / Keeper in
The Duchess of Malfi (play)
reviews and photos
Greenwich Playhouse, London
writer: John Webster
director: Bruce Jamieson

January 2012 Charles the Wrestler / Jaques de Boys in
As You Like It (play)
White Bear, London
writer: William Shakespeare
director: Marianna Vogt

Release imminent Spike in The Players (short film)
Keep It Tidy Productions
written & directed by Ben Garfield


December 2012 Mike in O Sole Mio (student film)
director: Emil Alexander Jensen
Time D Productions

October 2012 Drunk in Against Me: Animal (music video)
director: Robin Rippmann

September 2012 Body Bag Man in The King Is Dead (short film)
written & directed: Richard Higson
Curve Films

August 2012 punter in 30 Minute Love Affair
Paloma Faith music video

January 2012 Gilbert's Father in Act One (student film)
written & directed: Wilson Lau


November 2011
Actors' Centre, London
Introduction to acting course

September 2011
London Academy of Media, Film and TV
Voiceover course covering commercial, narrative and dramatic texts

March and July 2011
The Poor School, London
Short courses

1975 - 2006
International Development / Teacher of English as a Foreign Language / Linguistics Degree
Studying the theory of communication and meeting the practical challenges of communicating with people from many different cultural and linguistic backgrounds helped me to perfect a strong and clear voice and a warm and authoritative manner that elicits interest, empathy and other emotions as needed.


theatre (writer and producer)
Something Completely Different Productions (Los Angeles)
The Benefactor

radio presenter
Radio Forth (Edinburgh)
To A Degree, student news programme

Bookselling When not acting / voicing or seeking acting / voice work, I deal in old, rare and antiquarian books. My website is Arbery Books.

Writing I am also the author of several works of fact and fiction. Some of my writing appears on martinforeman.com.

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