David Fleeshman

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David Fleeshman
Born (1952-07-11) 11 July 1952 (age 66)
Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Nationality British
Occupation Actor/theatre director
Years active 1973 –present
Spouse(s)
Sue Jenkins (m. 1978)
Children Emily
Richard
Rosie

David Fleeshman (born 11 July 1952 in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire) is a British actor, theatre director, broadcaster and drama lecturer with a wealth of experience in television, film, theatre, radio and commercials.

He trained at the Birmingham Theatre School making his stage debut was in 1973 with the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, in 1974 he took a position as actor/assistant stage manager at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton,[1] and has also been an associate director of the Oldham Coliseum Theatre.[2]

In 1978 he married actress Sue Jenkins, who played Gloria Todd on Coronation Street, 1985 – 1988, and Jackie Corkhill in the Channel 4 soap Brookside, 1991–2001. They have three children – all currently working in the acting profession, Richard Fleeshman, Emily Fleeshman and Rosie Fleeshman.[3]

Fleeshman has appeared in and directed numerous plays around the UK and abroad, including Arthur Miller's The Price, for which he won best actor in a supporting role at the Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards in 2005.[4]

As a theatre director, he directed the European premiere of Neil Simon's Biloxi Blues, and the regional premiere of My Night With Reg – which won best production at the Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards.[5]

Major television roles include Boys from the Blackstuff, Edge of Darkness, Silent Witness, and Trial and Retribution, comedy classics such as Only Fools and Horses and A Bit of a Do as well as stints in Coronation Street, Brookside, Doctors, Emmerdale, and EastEnders. He has also recorded frequently for BBC Radio.

Filmography includes Pink Floyd – The Wall and Unstoppable.

From 2013 to 2015 he toured extensively with the Royal National Theatre's War Horse, which played to audiences at venues throughout the United Kingdom, Dublin and South Africa.[6][7] During 2016 Fleeshman portrayed the judge in Channel 4s National Treasure and played the leading role Charlie Resnick in Darkness, Darkness at the Nottingham Playhouse. In 2016 and 2017 he directed the Christmas Pantomimes Aladdin and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, starring Cannon and Ball, performed at Crewe Lyceum Theatre.

In 2018 he was nominated by the Manchester Theatre Awards as best supporting actor for his role as Uncle Vanya.

Selected television[edit]

David Fleeshman television credits; BFI:[10] IMDb:[11] TV.Com:[12] Actorole.com [13]

Selected theatre[edit]

Selected film and video[edit]

Selected radio[edit]

David Fleeshman radio credits; BBC Genome <[77]

Awards[edit]

The Actors' Lab[edit]

Fleeshman is a co-founder director of The Actors' Lab, MediaCityUK, Salford.[81] and a patron of the 24:7 Theatre Festival.

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