DAVID CHARLES - Biography
Trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.
He made his professional debut as a child actor in Sir Laurence Olivier's production of Eden End for the National Theatre/Old Vic alongside Joan Plowright, Geoffrey Palmer and Michael Jayston. In recent years he has been a regular face on British TV.
David has recently been seen on SKY in Scardey Cat and in
Other TV credits include: Doc Martin (ITV), A470 (Granada), Prince Charles in the Gareth Gwenlan sit-com High Hopes (BBC),The Story of Tracy Beaker (BBC), The Bench (BBC), Wild West (BBC), The Bill (ITV), Grange Hill (BBC), Millennium (BBC/CNN), Wild West (BBC), A Curious Suicide (ITV), and The Old Devils (BBC) He also has a short film on release, The Pros and Cons of Camouflage (H-Monkey Films).
David’s recent theatre has been for the RSC in The Merry Wives of Windsor and The Mouse & His Child. Before that he was in National Theatre Wales' first foray into the Edinburgh Festival in the The Dark Philosophers, which was a joint production with Told by an Idiot.
Linda Marlowe directed him in The Invisible Monkey in Hampsted and An Enemy of the People at Theatr Clywd was directed by Bill Alexander. Granny & the Gorilla at Regents Park Open Air Theatre and …In Session at Leicester Haymarket & Manchester Contact.
Other theatre includes, Under Milk Wood, The Duchess of Malfi and Queen Christina at Bristol Old Vic, Timon of Athens for Andrew Jarvis/ESC and Conduct of Life, Sherman Theatre, Cardiff.
Radio includes two comedy series of Arnold Brown & Co, numerous radio dramas including Lord of Misrule, Slag Madonna and readings for Woman’s Hour all for BBC R4. His voice can be heard on numerous adverts worldwide.
David also works as an actor/facilitator specialising in improvisation as a training technique.