John Pickard (British actor)
2 November 1977
London, England, UK
|Relatives||Nick Pickard (brother)|
John Pickard is a British actor, best known for playing 'David Porter' in the BBC One 1991 TV series 2point4 Children and playing Dominic Reilly (brother of Tony Hutchinson, played by Pickard's own brother Nick Pickard) in Channel 4's Hollyoaks.
He has performed on stage, in films and on TV. He is a close friend of the actor Duncan Pow, and the two regularly appeared at grassroots venues in London.
He then joined Hollyoaks in September 2005 as a Chef, and left on 2 October 2010.
In 2008, he became a Doctor Who companion Thomas Brewster in the Doctor Who Audio Books in The Haunting of Thomas Brewster. Due to this and other audio books, he attended Gallifrey One in February 2010, an annual North American science fiction convention in Los Angeles, California.
- 2016 - Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night - (Grassroots Shakespeare London, Leicester Square Theatre)
- 2012 – Beauty and the Beast – (Newark Palace Theatre, Newark-on-Trent)
- 2003 – Wishy Washy – Aladdin – The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare
As well as pantomimes, he has also performed as George in Same Time, Next Year (at Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon), James in Writebites (at Upstairs at The Bell), Trevor in Aphrodite Blugs (at New End Theatre, Hampstead), Ben in Stroke Me (at Finborough Theatre, Earls Court), Colin in Saved (at Octagon Theatre, Bolton), Romeo in Romeo and Juliet (Stafford Gatehouse Theatre) and Morton in An Enemy of the People (at Playhouse Theatre).
|1990–91||Grange Hill||Neil Timpson|
|1991–99||2point4 Children||David Porter|
|1994–95||Live and Kicking||Himself||3 appearances|
|2000||The Bill||Kevin Maguire|
|2004||Mile High||Jack Fields||2nd Series|
|2007||Soapstar Superchef||Himself||Appeared with his brother, they came 18 out of 19|
|2008, 2009-2010 & 2013-2014||Hollyoaks Later||Dominic Reilly||Series 1 (3 episodes), Series 2 (5 episodes) and Series 6 (5 Episodes)|
|2012||Casualty||PC Chris Bidner|
|1998||More than Dreams||Peter||A small Swiss feature film by Mikaël Ivan Roost|
|1999||Rage||Thomas "T" Brecknock||Won an award at the Amiens International Film Festival in 2001|
Pickard is currently unmarried.
- Miles, Tina (21 May 2008). "Hollyoaks stars take to the pitch for charity". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 26 May 2009.
- "Alumni of the Sylvia Young Theatre School". famousfix.com. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
- Mark Bennison The Soap Quiz Book: 1,000 Questions Covering all Television Soaps, p. 48, at Google Books
- "Hollyoaks stars dazzle as they come out in force for John Pickard's leaving party". Daily Mail. London. 2 October 2010. Retrieved 20 January 2014.
- "Grassroots Shakespeare London takes residency at Leicester Square Theatre | News | The Stage". The Stage. Retrieved 2016-01-23.
- "Panto star John Pickard tells us what to expect from this year's show at Newark Palace Theatre, Beauty and the Beast". BBC. 17 December 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
- Hilton, Beth (2 June 2010). "Hollyoaks John Pickard eyes EastEnders role". Digital Spy. Retrieved 5 September 2010.