Mark Pearce

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Mark Pearce is an English actor, born in Coventry in 1976.

At the age of 12 Mark made his professional stage debut in ‘Cinderella’ at Belgrade Theatre Coventry, directed by Iain Lauchlan.

He went on to study English and Drama at University College of St. Martin’s Lancaster before heading to London to study acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Notable credits include his portrayal of ‘Fletcher’ originally played by Ronnie Barker, in the stage adaptation of the BBC sitcom Porridge (TV series) at The Lowry Manchester. Written by the original writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.

Mark created the role of Uncle Mamaji in the world premiere of Yann Martel’s Life of Pi in 2007.

In 2009 he performed in a UK tour of Allo Allo starring original cast member Vicki Michelle and Hi-de-Hi! Jeffrey Holland.

A regular on the panto circuit he has starred opposite Coronation Street's Sherrie Hewson, Lucy-Jo Hudson and Sue Jenkins (the Mother of his later "Ghost" co-star Richard Fleeshman)

Recent West-End appearances include Jake Blues in ‘The Music Of The Blues Brothers - A Tribute’ at The Arts Theatre and Champagne Charlie at Wilton's Music Hall.

He originated the role of "Hospital Ghost" in the original world premiere production of Ghost the Musical in Manchester, alongside Richard Fleeshman, Caissie Levy, Andrew Langtree and Sharon D. Clarke.

Mark was cast as Wild Thing in 'Carnaby Street - The Musical', directed by Bob Tomson (Blood Brothers, Dreamboats and Petticoats). It toured the UK throughout 2013.


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