Martin Challinor

ACTOR

Introduction

​Martin Challinor is a professional actor who is seeking further opportunities to both demonstrate and develop his talent. He has experience in Film (feature and short), TV and Theatre.

As an actor, Martin has been described as professional, reliable, enthusiastic, easy to work with/direct and one hundred percent committed to any project he undertakes.

Film

Martin has had a number of significant roles in both short and feature length films. Additionally, he was the lead actor in a  short film which won "best short film" at a UK film festival (2012).

Television

Martin has had featured appearances in a number of well known TV programmes in the UK, including BBC and ITV productions. 

Theatre

Martin has undertaken a number of theatre roles including 'Glengarry Glen Ross' (Moss), 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses' (Valmont) and 'On An Average Day' (Jack).

Training

Martin is about to complete advanced training at Brian Timoney's Acting Studio, London. This included method acting, improvisation, voice classes, physical acting,  scene study and TV/Film technique. This intensive course also included a Los Angeles Masterclass with top casting agents and acting coaches for one week in January 2013. 

Background

Martin grew up on the North Welsh border near Shrewsbury. He had always had an interest in acting and performed in many productions whilst at school. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Astrophysics, Martin gained experience in both military and business environments, achieving an MBA along the way. However, Martin always maintained his enthusiasm for acting and was actively involved in a number of theatre groups, in addition to taking on a number of modelling assignments. Having decided to pursue his ambition to become a professional actor, Martin enrolled in drama school and gained experience in a number of independent films, as both a leading and a featured supporting actor. Working tirelessly to develop, utilise and promote his talent, Martin has already achieved a number of aims, including a UK film festival award and roles in primetime television shows. 

Year

Type

Production (Director)

Role

Prod. Company


2018

TV

The Real Story of… Zodiac (Chris Roberts)

Duffy Jennings

World Media Rights

2016

TV

Inside Windsor Castle

Edward VIII

Red Planet Pictures for Channel 5

2015

TV

Casualty (Jamie Annett)

Patient (featured)

BBC

2015

TV

Cucumber (Mark Evans)

Diver

RED Production Company

2012-14

TV

Doctor Who: 5 Episodes

Death in Heaven (Rachel Talalay)

Dark Water (Rachel Talalay)

The Time of the Doctor (Jamie Payne)

A Nightmare in Silver (Stephen Woolfenden) 

Doctor Who at the Proms (Paul Bullock) 

Cyberman

BBC

2012

TV

Switch (Tom Marshall)

Bartender

ITV

2012

TV

Casualty (Declan O'Dwyer)

Stefan

BBC


2018

Brand Film

Truefitt & Hill / Morgan Motors

Hero

Adam Rowland

2016

PROMO FILM

Festival Number 6 (Boris Thompson-Roylance)

Number 6

Deadbeat Films

2015

Advert

Microsoft (D Stickley / S Stokes)

Man in the Box 

Rich Productions

2013

Brand FILM

Honda Motorcycles Adventure Brand Film (Arthur De Kersauson) 

First Friend (Leading role) 

Kream , BAS Productions


2017

Film

Opus-1 (Simone Scott)

Opus-1

Scott Films

2017

Film

Mirror, Mirror (Ben Lettieri)

David

Improvise Films Ltd

2017

Feature Film

Winter Ridge (Dom Lenoir)

Giles Hill

Camelot Films

2017

Film

Positive Result (Alasdair McWilliams)

William Green (Protagonist)

Fingernail Films

2017

FILM

The Joker (Kiall Garrett)

Joker

Cynosure Films

2017

Film

Rose  Acre (Lewis Macpherson)

Calvin (Lead)

Canterbury Production

2016

FILM

Mark (Joseph Walker)

Main Character (Protagonist)

Films on Foot

2016

Film

Gateway of the Mind (Abner Hofstadler)

David Habsburg (Antagonist)

StunGun Lullaby Films

2015

Film

Enough Rope (Rory Greener)

Formal Man (Antagonist)

SMGT Productions

2015

Film

Where Thunder Reigns (Graham Pitt)

Sir Thomas Wyatt (Lead)

Two and Sixpence Productions

2014

Feature Film 

The Conspiracy of Dark Falls (Flynn Moores-Clough)

David

Forth Dimension Films

2014

Film

Sleep On It (Trayan Velev)

Darren (Lead)

Treeston Films 

2014

Film

Enola-14 (Matt Biggs) 

Zac Akim (Lead) 

Artaura Productions

2014

Film

Minority of One (Jacob Bench)

Eric Blair (Lead)

Coco Beam Films

2013

Feature film

Scareycrows (Jamie Spear) 

Declan Villers

Inspired Toad Productions

2013

Film

No Cover (Matthew Ferguson)

Weber

Ferguson Fims

2013

Film

Black Awakening (Phillipa Holt) 

Dr John Atkinson

Thin Castle Productions

2013

Film

Scripted (Alex Broom-Roden)

Jaxon (Secret Agent) 

SPG Productions

2013

Film

Lucid (Jamie Romp) 

Brooks

LUCID Productions

2013

Film

Mind Runner (Dominic Berry)

The Blue Man

Berry Productions

2012

Feature film

TORN: A SHOCKYOUmentory  (Justin Carter)

Hunter

Carpentersson

2011

Film

Dead Meat (Samatha Pratt)

Pete

Limelight Productions

2011

Feature film

A Wedding Most Strange (Trevor Garlick)

Shy Guy

Trinity X Productions


2012

Music Video

Closer to Home - Call the Doctor (Carl Shanahan)

Boyfriend

C Shanahan


2018

Theatre

Home: For a Lost Soldier (Alfie James)

Henry Jones (Lead Role)

Alfie James Productions

2018

Theatre

A Cape Coast Story (Daryl Amankwah)

Captain Nick Murray (Lead Role)

DAMEAfrica

2015

Live UK Tour (13 shows)

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular (Paul Bullock)

Teller Guard / Dream Crab

Vision 8 / BBC

2013

Theatre

Doctor Who Prom (Paul Bullock) 

Cyberman

BBC (Royal Albert Hall)

2013

Theatre

On an Average Day (Brian Timoney)

Jack

Brian Timoney' Actors Studio

2012

Theatre

 

Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Robbie Byrne)

Le Vicomte de Valmont

Brian Timoney' Actors Studio

2012

Theatre

Glengarry Glen Ross (Joe Ferreira)

David Moss

Brian Timoney' Actors Studio