Christopher Fry

12 Aug 2015

Christopher trained in Acting at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Theatre credits include Joey the Lips/Billy/Mickah in ‘The Commitments’ at the Palace Theatre West End. Brian in ‘Avenue Q’ Noel Coward Theatre West End. Glen Miller in ‘Bugle Boy’, UK Tour. Rusty Charlie in ‘Guys and Dolls’ at the New Wolsey/Theatre Clwyd/Salisbury Playhouse. Nim/Host in ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ and Benvolio in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at the Stafford open air Shakespeare festival. Glen Miller in ‘Bugle Boy’ UK Tour. ‘The Hot Mikado’ at the Watermill Theatre. ‘Oh What A Lovely War’ at the Bolton Octagon. Frank in The UK tour of ‘Dreamboats and Petticoats’. Red West ‘This is Elvis’ Kenwright UK Tour. 2 ‘Rock and Roll Pantomimes’ at Theatre Clwyd and City Varieties Theatre

TV credits include Michael Lee in ‘Eastenders’. ‘New Tricks’ and ‘State of Play’ BBC Television. Christopher has also featured in various Commercials on TV and Radio throughout the UK.

As a musician Christopher is highly skilled in Jazz Trombone. He has been working professionally as a trombone player for over 15 years working with established London funk band ‘The Killer Meters’ and long running blues/jazz/afro reggae band Big Chief. Christopher has also featured on many albums for other artists as a session player and is regularly gigging all round the British Isles with function bands including the Buzz Lightweights and Funk Federation. In 1999 Christopher was chosen to play with the BBC Concert Orchestra live on radio and has also supported and played with the great Larry Graham of Sly and the Family Stone and Graham Central Station. Christopher has played at both Ealing and Brecon jazz festivals and at established venues such as London’s Jazz Café, 606 Club, and last year at Ronnie Scotts with the Steve Taylor Buddy Rich Tribute Band.  Christopher also plays a cracking butternut squash in the LVO (London Vegetable Orchestra)!