M A R T I N   F O R E M A N

Author / Director / Playwright / Actor

"utterly convincing portraits of love " Broadway World

" .. strong piece of theatre" Broadway Baby

"emotionally charged and thought-provoking theatre" The Gay UK

"a masterclass on the art of the monologue" Beige

"words always deeply poetic" Views from the Gods

" .. well acted and craftily staged" britishtheatreguide.info

".. thoroughly enjoyable .. have you laughing" All Edinburgh Theatre

"the script is ingeniously structured" All Edinburgh Theatre

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Drama 2011-2014

For current or future work see the home page. For other years see drama 2018-19 and drama 2015-17.


Desire and Pursuit at the Edinburgh Fringe

Desire and Pursuit
Now We Are Pope
Tadzio Speaks . . .

written and directed by
Martin Foreman

Edinburgh Fringe, 18 - 23 August


written by Matthew Crowley
directed by Kellie Walters
featuring Martin Foreman
"A welcome cameo . . . suitably mysterious,
baffling and comic"

White Bear Theatre, London 13 - 14 April

written and directed by
Martin Foreman
Christopher Annus and Christopher Peacock

"four stars" "captivating plays"
"engaging and expressive performances"
"wonderfully believable characters"
"proved exactly why one-man plays retain their place in the dramatic repertoire"
"strong performances"
"a sinister theme that packed a punch"
The London Theatre, London 18 - 23 March

written and directed by
Martin Foreman
featuring Christopher Peacock

"Martin Foreman writes with great elegance, his words always deeply poetic"
"a deeply personal remembrance and one we're privileged to overhear"
"Peacock takes the material and owns it on stage"
Lord Stanley Theatre, London Jul 2013
Etcetera Theatre, London Nov 2013

by Martin Foreman
featuring Robin Holden
Carolyn Lyster, John Vernon
directed by Emma King-Farlow

"a beautifully perceptive production" "four stars"
"fine descriptive writing and skilled acting ensure that our attention never wanders"
"writing sparkles at times and is shot through with wry humour and an air of melancholy."

King's Head, London Apr-May 2013
OSO Arts Centre, London Sep 2013

2012-13: ACTING (speaking roles)

Jan / Feb / May 2013 Steve Marks in Clouds of Grey (play) Pot-Kettle-Black Productions
written & directed by Seth Jones

September 2012 Killer (voiceover) in Grander Design
(video installation)
artist: Myles Painter

July 2012 Priest in Angel (one-man play)

June 2012 Luka in The Lower Depths (play)
review and photos
Lord Stanley, London
writer: Maxim Gorky
director: Victor Sobchak

February - March 2012 Roderigo / Executioner / Keeper in
The Duchess of Malfi (play)
reviews and photos
Greenwich Playhouse, London
writer: John Webster
director: Bruce Jamieson

January 2012 Charles the Wrestler / Jaques de Boys in
As You Like It (play)
White Bear, London
writer: William Shakespeare
director: Marianna Vogt

November 2011 Spike in The Players (short film)
Keep It Tidy Productions
written & directed by Ben Garfield

2012-13: ACTING (non-speaking roles)

December 2012 Mike in O Sole Mio (student film)
director: Emil Alexander Jensen
Time D Productions

October 2012 Drunk in Against Me: Animal (music video)
director: Robin Rippmann

September 2012 Body Bag Man in The King Is Dead (short film)
written & directed: Richard Higson
Curve Films

August 2012 punter in 30 Minute Love Affair
Paloma Faith music video

January 2012 Gilbert's Father in Act One (student film)
written & directed: Wilson Lau

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