Steven Shapland

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Steven trained at Drama Studio London, graduating in 2006. Since then his work has been diverse, ranging from Shakespeare including Antipholus of Ephesus in Comedy of Errors, to Pantomime playing Dandini in Cinderella, and the lead Paul in horror/thriller Underwood, to Sean Sadler, a train driver in Bollywood action film Tezz. He is also a strong comic comic actor, and has co-written and performed a comedy panel show Take the Empire, and currently co-writes and performs with sketch comedy trio Hennessy & Friends in London and nationally.
He is a very strong singer with much experience of solo and harmony singing. He also plays the Guitar and Trombone to a high standard, is competent on the Ukulele and Banjo, and is learning blues Harmonica, and writes music. All of these have lead Steven to often work as an actor musician, also helping with composing original music.

Credits:

COMEDY / WRITING
HENNESSY & FRIENDS – MURMURS Various (& Co-Writer) Johnny Kemp
HENNESSY AND FRIENDS Various (& Co-Writer) Natalie Bailey
PAPER WINGS Wilfred, Lord Hamilton, Musician (& Co-Writer) The Beehive Theatre Company Helen Tennison
TAKE THE EMPIRE-THE GREAT BIG MARVELLOUS VICTORIAN GAME SHOW Mr Conrad Gray (& Co-Writer) Dastardly Productions Alex Genn-Bash
FILM / TV
TEZZ – BOLLYWOOD Sean Sadler United 7 Entertainment Priyadarshan
CHEMISTRY Andrew (Lead) Royal Holloway University Ankita Shetty (Student)
HARRY AND PAUL Henley Boy/Various BBC and Tiger Aspect Productions
Sandy Johnson
COMMERCIAL
CARPHONE WAREHOUSE CHRISTMAS SCRIMPERS CAMPAIGN Re-Gifting guy Smuggler Neil Harris
TCHIBO – FISHERMAN Hiker blm Filmproduktion JJ Keith
YOUNG DIRECTOR’S AWARDS “BEDROOM” Dad Pop-Up Films Karen Cunningham

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