Paul Blake

Paul has had an extensive career spanning four decades in Theatre, Film, TV and Radio. Early days in Birmingham: toured at the age of 12 in close harmony ‘boy band’ appearing with Max Wall, Hilda Baker, Jewel & Warris, Mat Monroe and the iconic Wilson Kepple and Betty!! After payment in cash he realized a theatrical career beckoned! Was once backed in a Geordie Musical by an unknown Sting! Appearances ranging from Londons West End in ‘The Brothers Karamazov’, ‘Knuckle’ and ‘Vanity’ to fringe performances in almost every London Venue! Europe and Asia in projects ranging from the title role in ‘Macbeth’ and Vladimir in ‘Waiding for Godot’ to Charles Swann in Marcel Proust’s ‘A La Recherche du Temps Perdue Plus a long running character in ‘Hong Kong’ an Asia syndicated TV series! Was Artistic Director of Tivoli Theatre in Dorset for 6 Years.

His Star Wars ‘A New Hope’ Greedo character is now a much loved icon worldwide having transmogrified into figures, cartoons, parodies and ‘guest spots’ in many other movies. Lots of TV and Films include: HENNESSY, ASYLUM, MELISSA, SECOND VICTORY, OO8, THE BLONDE BOMBSHELL, JACKANORY, THE SOUTH BANK SHOW, CROSSROADS, DOWN TO EARTH, WYCLIFFE and STAR WARS. Recently seen promoting Ozzie Osborne’s USA reality TV show; you can also catch him reading many audio books for the BBC Including Bernard Cornwell, Conn Iggulden and Barbra Vine, ‘Doppler’, ‘How Not to xxx Them Up’ and ‘Lazy Days’ by Erlund Loe are in the pipeline!