2014 Company Profiles
Actor & Workshop Director
Involved as an actor since the first season in 2000; he augmented the company's outreach work developing a thriving youth programme. “Chris Donnelly's Iago is the most restrained and unshowy I've encountered, and this makes the seeping of his poison into Othello's mind all the more compelling and credible.” The Guardian ****
Trained: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Theatre includes: War Music (BAC); Stags and Hens; The Double Bass (one-man show);Up 'n' Under (Bristol Old Vic); My Cousin Rachel, Dangerous Corner and Noises Off (Theatre by the Lake); Medea: Trojan Women ; Noises Off (National Theatre) National tour and West End. Five sides of a Circle (Tobacco Factory), School Tour with Kinetic Theatre.
Radio: Cider with Rosie and Dixon of Dock Green (BBC R4)
TV & Film: Mistresses, The Chicken Run, Sweeney Todd
For SATTF: Turio in Two Gentlemen of Verona, Buckingham in Richard III, Cerimon in Pericles, Vershinin in Three Sisters, Saturninus Titus Andronicus, Don Armado in Love's Labours Lost, Lodovico in Othello, Don John in Much Ado About Nothing, The Roman Season, Astrov in Uncle Vanya, Mowbray/Bishop of Carlisle in Richard II and Duke of Ephesus in The Comedy of Errors, France in King Lear and Stationmaster in The Cherry Orchard.
"Paul Currier's preening Lord Turio is a vivid comic"
John Campbell, What's on Stage on Two Gentlemen of Verona