Gillespie, David
Im Karl-Mahnke Theaterverlag erschienen:
Ruhelose Schatten
AVID GILLESPIE graduated from the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London and joined the company of the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, where he 'cut his teeth' as a performer in the theatre's many Variety Nights, appearing in sketches with such comedy greats as Barry Cryer, John Junkin and Victor Spinetti. He has appeared in many theatres throughout the world and London's West End. He toured extensively with the Cheek by Jowl Theatre Company, where he played Puck in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and Sir Fopling Flutter in THE MAN OF MODE in such exotic locations as India, Egypt, Brazil, Uruguay, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Milton Keynes. His TV appearances include RED DWARF, Jasper Carrot's CANNED CARROT, the first series of Andy Hamilton's BEDTIME, and EASTENDERS, where he played Duncan the Curate for a year. David also led the cast of BBC TV's totally improvised OPERATION GOOD GUYS, a comedy series which won the Gold and Silver Roses at the Montreux TV Festival. He is currently appearing in BBC2's SENSITIVE SKIN and has just recorded the pilot episode of Chris Langham's new situation comedy SEVEN SECOND DELAY for ITV. His writing credits include THICKER THAN WATER for Thames TV (co-written with Colin Wakefield), ALONE TOGETHER for Hat Trick Productions, THE PLEASURE'S MINE for United Televsion and THE BASIL BRUSH SHOW for BBC. With Colin Wakefield he wrote the ghost thriller SLEEP NO MORE (RUHELOSE SCHATTEN), translated by Raymund Stahl. David is also co-owner of The Speechworks, a company that looks after the speechmaking and business presentation requirements of senior executives, public figures and sports personalities. He has recently returned from the USA where he was guest artist at the South Carolina Theatre Convention lecturing on Status on Stage.