Martyn Ellis

Martyn Ellis

Overview

Throughout Martyn’s extensive career, he has worked on a variety of projects both on stage and screen. His TV credits include HARLEY AND THE DAVIDSONS, THE TUDORS, JONATHAN STRANGE
AND MR NORRELL, AGATHA RAISIN, FATHER BROWN, THE LAST KINGDOM, THE SARAH JANE ADVENTURES and most recently DECLINE AND FALL. Martyn has been a series regular in such series as THE SMOKE, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD, LIFEBOAT, HAPPY FAMILIES and ROCKLIFFE’ S BABIES. He has also featured in numerous episodes of THE BILL, CASUALTY and EASTENDERS.

Film credits include; AGENT CODY BANKS, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, DEVIL’S BRIDGE and CHRISTMAS EVE.

Martyn has also starred in ten West End shows; WICKED, THE LION KING, LES MISERABLES, ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, CAROUSEL, ASPECTS OF LOVE, THE 39 STEPS, GRAND HOTEL, LENNON AND GUYS AND DOLLS, for which he won the ‘ Whatsonstage Award’ ( Best Supporting Actor in a Musical)

Characteristics

  • Height: 5' 10 (178cm)
  • Playing Age: 46 - 55
  • Eye Colour: Blue
  • Appearance: White

Film

Christmas Eve, Jacob, Hallmark Films(director Mitch Davis)

A Christmas Carol, Hallmark Films( director Arthur Allan Sidelman)

Devil’s Bridge, Evans, Dogs of Anwen(director Chris Crow)

Henry, Agent Cody Banks, MGM( director Kevin Allen)

IN2MINDS, Butcher, Richmond Films

Television

Decline and Fall, Sir Humphrey Maltravers, BBC 1(director Guillem Morales)

The Last Kingdom, The Showman, BBC( director Ben Chanan)

Father Brown, Buddy Arnold, BBC(director Christiana Ebohon-Green)

Harley and The Davidsons, Wharton Jones, Discovery Channel( director Ciaran Donnelly)

The Smoke, Big Al, Sky( director Mike Barker)

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, BBC 1( director Toby Haynes)

Agatha Raisin, Bernie Barrington, Sky( director Roberto Bangura)

The Sarah Jane Adventures, Blakeman, BBC 1(director Alice Troughton)

The Bobinogs ( 6 years) Award Winning Animated Series/Voice Over, CeeBebies(director Elyn Rees)

Fun With Claude, Dad, (3 years) Animated Voice Over Series, Disney Channel

Doctors, John Prior, BBC( director Rebecca Gatwood)

The Tudors, John Smith, BBC/HBO( director Ciaran Donnelly)

Doctors and Nurses, Howarth, BBC( director Caroline Leslie)

William and Mary, Raymond Benson, ITV( director Matthew Evans)

The New Adventures of Robin Hood (52 episodes) Friar Tuck, Warner Bros( Various directors)

Lifeboat, Ernie Hardy, BBC( director Karl Francis)

Rockliffe’s Babies, (2 series) Paul Georgiou, BBC1(Various directors)

Joking Apart, Alan, BBC( director Bob Spiers)

Hope It Rains, Maurice, Thames TV( director John Howard Davies)

Kavanagh QC, Chris Owen, Cartlon Television

Julia Jekyll and Harriet Hyde, Parsloe Ingrate, BBC1(director Jeremy Swann)

Theatre

Wicked, The Wizard, (2 years) West End (director Joe Mantello)

One Man, Two Guvnors, Harry Dangle (original cast) National, West End and Broadway (Nick Hytner)

Carousel, Mr Bascombe, English National Opera (director Lonny Price)

My Fair Lady, Alfred P. Doolittle, Sheffield Crucible (director Daniel Evans)

Aspects of Love, Marcel, Menier Chocolate Factory (director Trevor Nunn)

The 39 Steps, Man 2, West End ( director Maria Aitken)

Guys and Dolls, Nicely-Nicely Johnson, Piccadilly Theatre (director Michael Grandage)

Grand Hotel, Herman Preysing, Donmar, (director Michael Grandage)

The Lion King, Pumbaa (Original London Cast) West End (director Julie Taymor)

Moll Flanders, Mr Biggins, Lyric Hammersmith (director Peter James)

Lennon, Paul McCartney, West End (director Clare Venables)

Boys From Syracuse, Dromio of Ephesus, Sheffield Crucible (director Clare Venables)

Oliver Twist, Mr Bumble, Bristol Old Vic ( director Phyllida Lloyd)

A Chorus of Disapproval, Dafydd, Bristol Old Vic (director Elwyn Johnson)