Keith Warwick

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Keith Warwick
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Born Keith Graham Warwick
Govan, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Occupation Actor, musician, writer
Years active 1996–present

Keith Graham Warwick is a Scottish actor and musician. He is best known for the role of Trent Clements in the Royal Television Society award-winning series My Parents Are Aliens.[1]

Early career[edit]

Keith was born in Govan, in the Southside of Glasgow. In his last year at Govan High School, Keith joined STG (Strathclyde University Theatre Group) performing in The Government Inspector by Gogol. As a musician he has toured Japan and Europe with The Kaisers and combined his love for acting and music when he formed The Scottish Sex Pistols, playing the part of Johnny Rotten.[2] The band teamed up with John Lydon to promote the release of Kiss This.

Television and film[edit]

TV roles include two series as Cockney bad boy Nigel Jenkins in High Road, a Scottish situational drama;[3] as Ben Capstone in The Bill[4][5] and as Trent Clements in six series of My Parents Are Aliens.[6] He recently played Donald Dee in Robin Hardy's follow up to Wicker Man, The Wicker Tree with Sir Christopher Lee, released in 2011.

Theatre[edit]

Warwick has worked in Scottish theatre within a variety of genres including Shakespeare - as Feste in Twelfth Night; as Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream; and performing in and producing the anti-bigotry drama Damaged Goods by Martin McCardie at the Tron Theatre.[7] He has also performed in ten commercial pantomime productions, in which he portrays the 'Wishee Washee'/'Buttons' characters.[8][3]

Music[edit]

As a musician, with his wife Simone Welsh, he recorded the folk noir EP Based on Actual Events on SFR. Keith has scored three short films (To a Mouse, The Creatures[9] and Dead Man's Fall) as well as a one-hour TV screenplay (Lap of the Gods - ESP). Keith is currently playing Guitar and singing with Scottish beat group, The New Piccadillys.

Writing[edit]

His writing credits include Lap of the Gods (ESP); The Creatures (Black Box Films); Dead Man's Fall (Black Box Films), The Honest Men (Roughcast Productions). With Sandy Nelson, Keith wrote 'Bite the Bullet' for Oran Mor's A Play, A pie & A pint. Joyce McMillan wrote in The Scotsman "as well as some terrific comic dialogue, rich in cultural wisdom; and, as an added bonus, there are a couple of seriously fine songs, to remind us that amid all the celebrity nonsense of the rock scene, great music sometimes gets made, roaring out the truth of our time."

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bernard Salmon (4 December 2008). "There's nothing wishy washy about Keith". Highland News. 
  2. ^ David Belcher (1992-11-10). "Punk-rock-shock-horror!". Herald Scotland. Retrieved 2014-08-12. 
  3. ^ a b KEITH BRUCE (2009-04-28). "Variety is the spice of life for Warwick". Herald Scotland. Retrieved 2014-08-12. 
  4. ^ "The Bill: Don't Kill the Messenger Cast & Crew". TV.com. 1996-08-20. Retrieved 2014-08-12. 
  5. ^ "Keith Warwick (II)". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2014-08-12. 
  6. ^ "Keith Warwick (II)". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2014-08-12. 
  7. ^ Mary Brennan (2001-06-01). "Damaged Goods, Tron Theatre, Glasgow". Herald Scotland. Retrieved 2014-08-12. 
  8. ^ Mary Brennan (2000-12-12). "Pantomime Cinderella, Ayr Gaiety". Herald Scotland. Retrieved 2014-08-12. 
  9. ^ "The Creatures". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2014-08-12. 

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