|Born||1964 (age 49–50)
Bournemouth, Dorset, England, U.K.
|Alma mater||London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art|
Julian Bleach (born 1964 in Bournemouth, Dorset) is an English actor who is best known as co-creator and "MC" of Shockheaded Peter, a musical entertainment based on the works of Heinrich Hoffmann, which won the 2002 Olivier Award for Best Entertainment.
His other theatre work includes playing Ariel to Patrick Stewart's Prospero in the RSC's 2007 production of The Tempest, and Mr. Sowerberry (to Louise Gold's Mrs. Sowerberry) and Dr. Grimwig in the 2009 Theatre Royal Drury Lane production of the musical Oliver!.
On television, he has starred as "The Monster" in the 2007 ITV adaptation of Frankenstein. He played the Grand Master from the second series of children's drama M.I.High and guest-starred as the villainous "Ghostmaker" in Peter J. Hammond's "From Out of the Rain" in the second series of Torchwood. Bleach performed the role of Davros, enemy of the Doctor and creator of the Daleks, in "The Stolen Earth" & "Journey's End", the 2-part season finale of the 2008 series of Doctor Who, and live at the Doctor Who Prom. In 2010, it was announced that he would star as the eponymous character in The Nightmare Man, the opening story of Series 4 of The Sarah Jane Adventures. This makes him the only actor to appear in not only Doctor Who, but both spin-offs, Torchwood and The Sarah-Jane Adventures. In 2011, he appeared as Niccolò Machiavelli in the Showtime series The Borgias.
|2005||The Brothers Grimm||Letorc|
|2006||The Fall||Mystic/Elderly Patient|
|2012||Lord Horror: The Dark and Silver Age||Lord Horror|
|2013||The Fallen Word||Franklin Gothic|
|2002||The Gist||David Luscombe||TV movie|
|2007||The Afternoon Play||Stefan||Episode: "Come Fly With Me"|
|Frankenstein||The Monster||TV movie|
|2008||Torchwood||The Ghostmaker||Episode: "From Out of the Rain"|
|Criminal Justice||Goalor||Episode #1.3|
|Doctor Who||Davros||Episodes: "The Stolen Earth"/"Journey's End"|
|2008–2013||M.I. High||The Grand Master|
|2009||Doctor Who at the Proms||Davros|
|2010||The Sarah Jane Adventures||The Nightmare Man||Episode: The Nightmare Man|
|Psychoville||Doctor / Eddie||Episode: "Halloween Special"|
|2011–2013||The Borgias||Niccolò Machiavelli|
|2014||This is Jinsy||Undertaker||Episode: "Population 791"|
|1998–2005||Shockheaded Peter||Shockheaded Peter|
|2007||The Tempest||Ariel||Royal Shakespeare Company|
|Revival at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane|
- Brantley, Ben (23 February 2005). "Nasty Surprises for Bad Children (and Grown-Ups, Too)". The New York Times (The New York Times Company). Retrieved 12 March 2008.
- Gans, Andrew (4 November 2004). "Olivier-Winning Shockheaded Peter to Play-off-Broadway's Little Shubert Theatre". Playbill News. Retrieved 12 March 2008.
- Spencer, Charles (2 March 2007). "Beamed to a better ship". Telegraph (London: Telegraph Media Group). Retrieved 12 March 2008.
- Fitzsimmons, Caitlin (25 October 2007). "Titchmarsh scares off Frankenstein". guardian.co.uk (London: Guardian News and Media). Retrieved 12 March 2008.
- John, Timothy (23 October 2007). "I'm so proud of my 'monstrous' son!". Dorset Echo (Newsquest Media Group). Retrieved 12 March 2008.
- Clout, Laura (17 June 2008). "Dr Who's enemy Davros to make a comeback". London: The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
- Rawson-Jones, Ben (28 July 2008). "'Doctor Who' and Davros take over Proms". Digital Spy. Retrieved 29 July 2008.
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