Adrian Hedley is a BAFTA award-winning actor, presenter and mime. Alongside acting and presenting numerous series, for many years he has been regarded as Britain’s leading mime artist, fronting his own series at the BBC for six years, JIGSAW, during which time he created the infamous mask character NOSEYBONK.
He performed in numerous stage productions, including The London International Mime Festival, Edinburgh, Avignon and the RSC Barbican Festival, culminating with representing the UK at the Hong Kong International Theatre Festival. During this period he was one of the original key performers at THE COMEDY STORE, and was movement director, and also appeared as one of the space vampires, on the Tobe Hooper cult movie, LIFEFORCE.
Alongside presenting and performing on WIZBIT and THE MAGIC MICRO MISSION, he has appeared in many commercials in the UK, Holland, Italy and the USA, including CARLSBERG, GUINNESS and IBM, and presented numerous corporate videos for LLOYDS, VOLVO and the LEB, as well as made EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION VIDEOS for several clients.
He has also utilized his specialist background in physical skills – mime, body costume work and puppetry – as a director on numerous TV series including WIZADORA, FIMBLES, ZZZAP and BIG COOK LITTLE COOK. He won the ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY Best Entertainment Award for ZZZAP, and an IVCA AWARD for the video series, PLAY AND DISCOVER.
|BBC2 AUTUMN PROMOS 2008||Solo Mime with Dara O’Briain||BBC|
|SERIOUSLY FUNNY||Actor/Mime for series||Channel 4|
|PIRATES||Actor The Grim Reaper||BBC|
|HAND IN HAND||Presenter/Co-Writer 2 x Series||ITV|
|THE THREE BUSKETEERS||Actor/ Writer||BBC|
|THE MAGIC MICRO MISSION||Presenter for series||ITV|
|OVER TO YOU||Presenter 3 x Series||ITV|
|WIZBIT||Principal Actor 2 x Series||BBC|
|JIGSAW||Presenter/Actor/Mime/Co-Writer 6 x Series||BBC|
|LIFEFORCE (Tobe Hopper)||Movement Director & Space Vampire||FILM|
|GENERAL ACCIDENT “Tie” & “Orange”||Principal Actor 2 x Commercials||GA|
|GUINNESS||Principal Actor 3 X Commercials||GUINNESS|
|YELLOW PAGES||Principal Hand Artist 6 x Commercials||YELLOW PAGES|
|MOTOR SHOW 2008||Mime Artist||FOCUS PR|
|PLAY & DISCOVER||Actor/Mime for video series||MARSHALL-CAVENDISH|
|LONDON ELECTRICITY BOARD||Principal Actor||LEB|
|EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION||Principal Actor||BLACKROD|