Charlie Coldfield is an actor who also dabbles in writing, directing and producing and is a member of film and theatre production company Wandering Tiger.
Recent stage work includes Clarke Andrews Tempest with Jim Causley performing as Coldfield and Causley, Hot Flushes for Documental Theatre (for which he also wrote songs) and Dr Dracula for Four of Swords.
Recent work with Wandering Tiger includes the immersive theatre experiences The Magnificent Mysto and Humbug! at St Nicholas Priory, Exeter and writing and directing an Exeter Phoenix commissioned short film, Repercussions. Previousl
Charlie was part of Unearth, a heritage lottery project bringing to life the stories and histories of Devon villages and working with playright Lucy Bell, folk musician Jim Causley, visual artist Pete Margerum and actor Kirsty Cox in a commissioned team led by Kate Green. As a regular member of Nuts and Volts Theatre company he has helped devise and perform their own brand of participatory theatre, including the eccentric and quintessentially British Public Transport Appreciation Society and the bizarre empty shop installation Killing Time.
He had a long standing relationship with Exeter’s now defunct Bike Shed Theatre, appearing as Darcy in their first ever production, The Distance, Shaun McCarthy’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol as Cratchit and Marley and Peter Kesterton’s bleak but moving Playing with Snails. Additionally he directed Cul De Sac, which received 3 stars from The Guardian and Sam Randall’s short play Exposure. He appeared in a co-production with The Wardrobe Ensemble, Edgar and the Land of Lost at the venue, which also played host to the aforementioned Granny Eyeball.
Charlie is a regular performer for the site specific theatre company Four of Swords, playing buttoned up lawyer Utterson in Jeckyll and Hyde, insane super baddie Aeetes in Jason and the Argonauts and a rough and ready Banquo in Macbeth.
Charlie has also enjoyed an ice cream or two in the seaside town of Sidmouth having featured in one of their famous weekly rep seasons and in a variety of roles for Nightshade Theatre Company.
Other theatre work includes Minimalism for Hall for Cornwall, When Worlds Collide for York’s Riding Lights Theatre Company and Of Mice and Men for Say Two.
On screen Charlie has featured in the Seneca productions documentary Bedlam and as a ghost tour guide in an episode of Country House Rescue. He has performed in a variety of short films, the most notable of these being Lovebombing for Chop Productions and as.as.in. for Sirokh Productions, which won the Ken Russell award at the Clerkenwell film festival. Recently shorts include Before I Go for filmbyscott, Coco Bean Production’s Doorkeep and Stal
Charlie also has a wealth of experience in roleplay and presentation for a variety of companies including Cambridge University Press, Peel Patients, Actor Factor, Rocklands media and Bitpod.
Charlie lives in Devon with his wife Jeni, daughter Poppy and their cornish cat, Roddas.