25 Aug 2015

Kieron Self – Biography

A graduate of the Welsh College of

25 Aug 2015

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A graduate of the Welsh College of Music and Drama, Keiron has worked extensively with Mappa Mundi Theatre Company over its 24 year history playing Hamlet, Henry V, Feste in Twelfth Night, Orlando in As You Like It, Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Valmont in Dangerous Liaisons, Sir Charles Sedley in Compleat Female Stage Beauty and various characters in Still Life. He also wrote Still Life, co-adapted Canterbury Tales and The Three Musketeers for the company, adapted Moll Flanders and directed Tartuffe.

Other theatre includes: Bob Acres in Sir Peter Hall’s West End production of The Rivals, The Borrowers, The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, Arabian Nights  (Sherman Cymru), Heisenberg in Copenhagen (Theatr Cadair) Fear Of Drowning (Black Sheep Theatre) Malcolm in Bedroom Farce, Angus in  Neville’s Island (Black Rat),  Jimmy in A History Of Falling Things (New Vic Theatre),  Buttons in Cinderella and Much in Robin Hood (Hiss and Boo/Newport Riverfront Pantomimes), Love And Money (Waking Exploits), and Reverie (yellobrick).

Television includes:  BBC Wales sketch show Lucky Bag, High Hopes, Crash (BBC Wales) and Casualty (BBC 1), The Mimic (Channel 4), Still Open All Hours (BBC1), and Aberfan: Fight For Justice (BBC WALES).He is most widely known for playing hapless dentist Roger Bailey in BBC1’s sit-com My Family starring alongside Mappa Mundi patrons Robert Lindsay and Zoe Wanamaker. He has also

worked extensively for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio Wales.

Film includes: Benny And Jolene for Verve Pictures, A Wonderful Christmas Time and Black Mountain Poets for Jolene Films, and Blue Monday for Blue Monday Films.

He has also been Dad in a Maggi advert. You could see the back of his head.

Keiron is also a writer adapting Aesop’s Fables, Cyrano, The White Feather and Between A Rock And A Hard Place for Theatr Na N’Og. With co–writer Giles New he has written extensively for TV and Radio, credits include Sadie J (CBBC), Groove High (Disney Channel), Shaun The Sheep (Aardman) and Mitchell And Webb  (BBC 2). They currently have several feature film and sitcom projects in development.

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