Mark Burns

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Mark Burns




Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Scottish, Irish

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TV and Film & Theatre experience:


I am the doorway (co-lead) Sunderland University: Clipboard.
Pitch black dark (lead) Northumbria University: Ishmael.
Sugar (Hybrid docu) Tribeca award winning Prod. Sam Haillay, Dir. Sophie Mathisen: Date no. 1.


A Magical Christmas - Beamish Hall (8 days immersive theatre) : Santa Claus
"Sorry we missed you" Ken Loach movie (Kes, I, Daniel Blake) : Homeless man
"Terror in the trees" Halloween event - Beamish hall Hotel : Interactive hillbilly (with accent) 12 nights in the woods immersive theatre.
Music video for band "Avalanche Party" : Million dollar man (lead)
Coppelia - Birmingham Royal Ballet - Peasant (4 shows)
E-tox (sci-fi short) - Guido (lead) Sunderland University
Rowan's end (sci-fi short) Rowan (lead) Northumbria University


Who killed Santa (Santa's Brother Jinx) murder mystery - corporate.
Psycho clown (live role play) 9 nights on "Terror in the trees", Beamish Hall, Durham
A dirty Weekend (indie film) Farmer Bern (6 days on set)
Man in the night (short) Frederick - devious thief.
Kylver prog/metal band music video- Abducted sailor on epic quest (lead)
"The City and the City" (BBC drama): Bezel pedestrian (2 days on set)
Victoria (ITV Drama) : Sailor
Proteus (horror short) : Riverside ripper (lead)
Gunpowder (BBC drama) - 3 part mini series : Sir William Wade's man (18 days on set - walk on & featured role) starring: Kit Harington, Liv Tyler, Mark Gattis, Peter Mullen, Tom Cullen.
The Audition (student short) : Billy (abusive Father- Lead) - Northumbria University.
The Box (micro short - horror) : Nigel - (Lead).
Hospital People (BBC comedy) : Hospital visitor.
George Gently (BBC drama) : Henchman/picketer (3 days on set).


Wolfblood (CBBC Series) : City Wolfblood (2 days on set).
The Last Kingdom (BBC drama) : Slave (2 days on set).
Music video for "Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra" (lead) : Misguided man who falls in love with a plant.
Music video for instrumental prog/metal band "Kylver" (lead) : Marooned sailor on an epic quest.
The Artist (short) : Co- director.
Vera (ITV drama series) Series 7, ep 2 : Junkie.
The Dumping Ground (CBBC series) : Background.
After Forever - (student short) : God (Lead) - Sunderland Uni MA students.
Death & Deceit - (student short) : Detective Alexander Cross (lead) - Northumbria University.
Tholl (Student short) : Matthew Tholl - Murderer (Lead) Northumbria University.
KE - 237 (Student short) : Dr. Mann- Northumbria University.
The Exchange (short) : Producer.
Bottle (student short) : Homeless man with PTSD (lead) Sunderland Uni.


I, Daniel Blake - Film - Dir: Ken Loach (Jobseeker).
Followed: Improvised experimental short testing camera equipment : Anonymous man (Lead).
Headhacker (short) : Thug/shooter.
Wither (anti drugs short for Northumbria Police) : Abusive taxi driver.
Raw (Stephen - lead) : Lone role in 60 hour film challenge competition.
Whiteblade (short, 3 days on set, shield formation, unarmed combat) : Villager/fighter.
M. A. D Murder at dawn (short) : Tramp.
Beowolf - ITV Drama series (7 days on set) Villager, Carpenter, Drummer.
Into the depths (6 part - web series) : Keith (gravely ill Father).
Lucy : Homeless man (Lead - student short).
Absolution (student short) : Businessman - Sunderland Uni.
Hoarding - Father : (short).
Three: Kurtis - Survivalist Father : (Lead - student short) Northumbria University.
Below the surface : Drunken Father (student short) Northumbria University.
Anna : Father - (ex Army) (student short) Northumbria University.
Satisfy my soul - Demon with Irish accent (Lead - student short) Sunderland Uni.


Vera (ITV series 5, ep 3) : Polish immigrant worker.
White Rabbit (short) : Groundskeeper.
The Dumping Ground (CBBC series) : Background.
Wolfblood (CBBC series) : Background.
Unbeaten : Boxing Manager (short)
Harriet's Army (CBBC series) : Mr. Croft - (featured role - 4 days on set) - 3 Episodes.
Wolf : Jerry - drug addicts friend (student short) Sunderland Uni.
On the rocks : Father (Lead - student short) Sunderland Uni.
They : Father (Lead - student short) Sunderland Uni.
Who did it : Distraught Father (short).
Hoppings : Murderous farmer (student short) Sunderland Uni.


George Gently (BBC Drama) series 7, ep 1 : Rioter - (3 days on set).
Orthodox - Film : Jew & Pikey bookmaker (3 Days on set).


Harrigan - Film : Rioter for 3 night shoots.


Interview with a hitman - Film : Gangster.

Additional Skills

Ex amateur boxer and rugby player, sword skills and had some fire arms training. Take direction really well, able to improv, very reliable and hard working, have transport and willing to travel.
Apparantly I look like Mathew McConaughey, Sharlto Copley.

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