Christopher Parkinson

Christopher Parkinson is a multi-talented young actor from London who has worked extensively on theatre, television, and film. The young actor is now performing the role of Fletcher in the Original West End Production of & Juliet.

 

Training:

Parkinson went to Sylvia Young Theatre School for his training before joining Laine Theatre Arts.

Theatre:

He has worked in several theatre projects to date. Some of his credits are Jeremy Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the London Palladium; Billy in Billy Elliot the Musical workshop at the Old Vic; Paul in Barney’s Colourful World in its UK Tour; Young Stormy in Moonshadow workshop; Kieran in Somebody’s Son in the UK Tour; ensemble/cover Brad, Eddie, Dr Scott, and Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show in the International Tour; swing in Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre.

TV:

Parkinson’s extensive work on television includes Christopher Parkinson in Magnificent 7 for BBC (TV Movie, 2005); Liam in Mike Bassett: Manager (TV series, 2005); Child in Hana’s Helpline (TV series, 2007); Melvin in Tied Down with Words (short, 2011); Shelf Stacker in Mount Pleasant (TV series, 2011); Kyle Maynard/Jake Marques in Doctors (TV series, 2008-12) and the UK Disney Channel series As The Bell Rings.

Film:

He gave the voice for Karas Boy’s character in the French animated movie Renaissance (2006).