Tom Machell

Actor / Writer / Performer

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Tom Machell is an Actor & Writer/Performer

As an actor, Tom is a series regular on Comedy Central’s viral sketch show Every Blank Ever; other television credits include Doctors (BBC), Jerk (BBC), News Crack (Ch 4), BABS (BBC) & Heroes of The Skies (American History Channel). He has appeared in numerous Short and Feature Films including The Keeper, Great Expectations , Mary Anning & The Dinosaur Hunter, Die Agentin, BFI funded Sticky and The Bucket, which he also wrote.

Tom made his Off-Broadway debut with Carol Tambor Award Winning play Life According to Saki. Other theatre credits include Offie-nominated Outlying Islands (Kings Head Theatre), Hand To God (English Theatre Frankfurt), Benighted (Old Red Lion) and three runs of Guinness World Record Holding show News Revue.

Ticker, Tom’s debut play, was printed by Play Dead Press and completed a run at the Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe in 2019 to critical acclaim.

Praise for Ticker :

★★★★★ A Younger Theatre 

Machell’s creation does not miss a beat from one moment to the next; he has all the gifts of a fireside storyteller, tempered with the poise and control of a great tragedian.

★★★★★ - Uk Theatre Web

Tom Machell plays his joy,rage and grief brilliantly, effortlessly switching from character to character.

★★★★ - The Wee Review

Ticker is performed with an artistic precision that dances between rage, hilarity and reflection, in what is a brilliantly powerful piece.

★★★★ - Three Weeks 

Ticker is excellently presented with simple but effective staging, and offers a truly arresting exploration of grief, mental health and toxic masculinity, balanced by dark humour and punctuated by unexpected twists that keep you guessing.

Tom is 1/5 of award winning comedy troupe zazU who have four successful Edinburgh Fringe runs, transferring all shows to sell-out runs at The Soho Theatre. They are currently developing their work for radio and television.

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

Jerk

Tom

Tom Mckay

BBC3 / Roughcut TV

News Crack

Gavin & Voice of Jon Snow

Guy Davidson & Dan Clarke

Channel 4

Doctors

Harry Bradley

Piotr Szkopiak

BBC

Every Blank Ever

Sketch Actor (Series Regular)

Jack Davidson

Comedy Central

Still Standing (Pilot)

Sam

Laura McHanon

Eric Deacon

Babs

The Husband

Dominic Leclerc

BBC

Lodger

Stanley

Simon Gibney

BBC/Tiger Aspect

Dom n Don

Dom

James Webber

zazU Comedy / Springhead Film Company

Forgotten Voices

Captain Reginald Haine

Phoebe Schlofield

BBC Television

Air Aces

Laddie Lucas

Nigel Levy

History Canada / USA Military Channel

Night Lives

Nick Night

Kahli Gaskin

Foxtel Comedy Australia

Heroes of the Skies

Laddie Lucas

Nigel Levy

Channel 5

Grouchy Young Men

Ben

Ninushka Oller - Stracey

Comedy Central

Losing ground

Henry

John Desiderio

SF Productions

Byker grove

David

Various Directors

BBC Television

Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

TRAUTMANN

Private Fletcher

Marcus H. Rosenmüller

Lieblingsfilm/ Zephyr Film Compan

The Bucket (short)

Frank

Francesca Pollak

AP-Pictures

Great Dane (short)

Clive

James Webber

The Springhead Film Company

The Dinosaur Hunter

Henry De La Beche

Sharon Sheehan

Mermade Films

STICKY

Paul

Richard Turley

Creative England/Vitamin Films

S WONDERFUL

Geoff Bannister

Milo Cremer Eindhoven

BFI

Litterbugg

Dustin Bugg

Amber Weedon

Arts Productions / BFI

Die Agentin

Tom Moretz

Francesca Pollak

Baumbauer Productions

Together in my name

Adrian

Tom Floyd

Yellow Ladder Productions

Great Expectations

Finch

Mike Newell

No 9 Films / BBC

Burke and Hare

David

John Landis

Ealing Studios

Read Carefully

Joe

Reiki Tsuno

American Horror Channel

Swinging with the Finkels

Greengrocers Son

Jonathan Newman

Kintop Pictures

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

TICKER

Spencer

Derek Anderson

Fight in the Dark/Underbelly

Outlying Islands

Robert

Jessica Lazar

Atticist / Kings Head Theatre

Hand to God

Timothy

Derek Anderson

English Theatre Frankfurt

ZAZU: PART I, PART II, PART III

Performer/Writer

Katharine Armitage

Soho Theatre

Life According to Saki (2017)

Huddle

Jessica Lazar

New York Theatre Workshop

Benighted

Philip Waverton

Stephen Whitson

Damien Tracey Productions/Old Red Lion

zazU: Raisins To Stay Alive

Various Characters

Katharine Armitage

Gilded Balloon

zazU: A Fete Worse Than Death

Various Characters

Katharine Armitage

Soho Theatre

THE DUKE IN THE CUPBOARD

Bill Chester

Katy Weir

The Customs House

zazU: A Fete Worse Than Death

Various Characters

Katharine Armitage

Pleasance Courtyard

The Love and Devotion of Ridley Smith

Ridley Smith

Miran Hadzic

The Old Red Lion

Zazu Comedy

Performer/ Writer

Katharine Armitage

St James Theatre

To Boldly Go

Geordie

John Brittain

New Diorama

News Revue Christmas Run

Performer/ Writer

Katharine Armitage

Canal Cafe Theatre

Zazu Comedy

Performer / Writer

Katharine Armitage

Underbelly Edinburgh Fringe

Titus Andronicus

Saturninus

Benjamin Blythe

The Malachites

The Indescribable Phenomenon

Earl

Sophia Stocco

New Wimbledon Theatre

Fallujah

Pale

Prav MJ

Cockpit Theatre

Zazu Comedy

Performer / Writer

Katharine Armitage

Leicester Square Theatre

Step

Adam

Rikki Beadle - Blair

Theatre Royal Stratford East

The Comedy of Errors

Antipholous. E

Kathy Curtiss

The Drilling Company

Christmas is Miles Away

Christie

Tom O'Brien

TREMers Theatre

Two Eclairs

Mark

Glynis Rigsby

The Players Club

Figs in Wigs

Colin Fig

Figs in Wigs

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Comedy

Tom Machell is an Actor & Writer/Performer

As an actor, Tom is a series regular on Comedy Central’s viral sketch show Every Blank Ever; other television credits include Doctors (BBC), Jerk (BBC), News Crack (Ch 4), BABS (BBC) & Heroes of The Skies (American History Channel). He has appeared in numerous Short and Feature Films including The Keeper, Great Expectations , Mary Anning & The Dinosaur Hunter, Die Agentin, BFI funded Sticky and The Bucket, which he also wrote.

Tom made his Off-Broadway debut with Carol Tambor Award Winning play Life According to Saki. Other theatre credits include Offie-nominated Outlying Islands (Kings Head Theatre), Hand To God (English Theatre Frankfurt), Benighted (Old Red Lion) and three runs of Guinness World Record Holding show News Revue.

Ticker, Tom’s debut play, was printed by Play Dead Press and completed a run at the Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe in 2019 to critical acclaim.

Praise for Ticker :

★★★★★ A Younger Theatre 

Machell’s creation does not miss a beat from one moment to the next; he has all the gifts of a fireside storyteller, tempered with the poise and control of a great tragedian.

★★★★★ - Uk Theatre Web

Tom Machell plays his joy,rage and grief brilliantly, effortlessly switching from character to character.

★★★★ - The Wee Review

Ticker is performed with an artistic precision that dances between rage, hilarity and reflection, in what is a brilliantly powerful piece.

★★★★ - Three Weeks 

Ticker is excellently presented with simple but effective staging, and offers a truly arresting exploration of grief, mental health and toxic masculinity, balanced by dark humour and punctuated by unexpected twists that keep you guessing.

Tom is 1/5 of award winning comedy troupe zazU who have four successful Edinburgh Fringe runs, transferring all shows to sell-out runs at The Soho Theatre. They are currently developing their work for radio and television.

Film, TV & Theatre

Film

ProductionCompanyNotes

The Bucket (Short)

AP Pictures

Writer

In Development

ProductionCompanyNotes

Unexpected Delivery

2019

Emma Lawson/Northern Film + Media

Co-writing with Lauren Pattison

Television

ProductionCompanyNotes

Losing Ground

SF Productions

Writer

zazU (Online Shorts)

zazU Comedy

Co-Writer

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

Ticker

2019

Fight In The Dog/Underbelly

Writer/Performer

zazU

zazU Comedy

Writer | Performer

zazUtinany

Underbelly/ zazU Comedy

Writer | Performer

zazU: Raisins To Stay Alive

Soho Theatre/ zazU Comedy

Writer | Performer

zazU: A Fete Worse Than Death

Soho Theatre/ zazU Comedy

Writer | Performer

zazU: The Beginning

Soho Theatre / zazU Comedy

Writer | Performer

Don’t Call Us We’ll Call You

Edinburgh Fringe

Writer