25 Aug 2015

Kieron Self – Biography

A graduate of the Welsh College of

25 Aug 2015

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A graduate of the Welsh College of Music and Drama, Keiron has worked extensively with Cardiff based Mappa Mundi Theatre Company, playing Hamlet, Henry V, Feste in Twelfth Night, Orlando in As You Like It, Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Valmont in Dangerous Liasons. He also co-adapted Canterbury Tales and The Three Musketeers for the company, adapted Moll Flanders and directed Tartuffe.

Keiron played Bob Acres in Sir Peter Hall’s West End production of The Rivals and has also worked for the Sherman Theatre Company, Made in Wales, Hijinx and performs regularly on Radio 4. He also appeared as Angus in Black Rat’s production of Neville’s Island and has been Buttons and Much in the Hiss and Boo/Newport Riverfront Pantomimes’ Cinderella and Robin Hood. Most recently he appeared in Waking Exploits’ Love and Money and Reverie for yellobrick.

Keiron wrote and performed in BBC Wales sketch show Lucky Bag and played the none too bright PC Claude Cox in BBC Wales sitcom High Hopes. He has been victim of the week in Crash for BBC Wales and Casualty for BBC 1 but is most widely known for playing hapless dentist Roger Bailey in BBC1’s sit-com My Family starring alongside Robert Lindsay and Zoe Wanamaker.

He has also been Dad in a Maggi advert – You could see the back of his head!

Keiron is also a writer, adapting Aesop’s Fables and Cyrano for Theatr Na N’Og. With co–writer Giles New he has written extensively for TV and Radio, credits include Sadie J for CBBC, Groove High for Disney Channel, Shaun the Sheep for Aardman and Mitchel and Webb for BBC 2. They currently have several feature film projects in development.

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