◆ Currently shooting SEEING IS BELIEVING as Danny for Crew B Productions. You can see Denholm perform in the CAMBRIDGE THEATRE CHALLENGE at the Lost Theatre, 24/25 Oct and then in TOM & JERRY: A LOVE STORY at the Drayton Arms, 16/17 Nov ◆
Denholm graduated from The Oxford School of Drama, recently rated one of the top 5 drama schools in the world.
Originally from Surrey, England, Denholm Spurr attended Wilson’s School, one of the best boy’s grammar schools in the Country. He went on the gain a first class honours in Drama with Spanish from The University of Exeter. He is an alumnus of The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.
Most recently, Denholm filmed the role of Tonio in Akihiro Miyoshi's DECADENT LULLABY.
Denholm was cast as schoolboy bully Bennett Francis in PUNK ROCK at the Rose Theatre, Kingston while finishing his training. He then took part in two separate productions of playwright Joel Horwood’s work at the Soho Theatre, playing Andy in EVEN WOLVES NEED PACKS and Doctor/Gio in SHORT PLAYS BY...JOEL HORWOOD.
In 2013 Denholm played Mercutio in Shakespeare’s ROMEO & JULIET in a five-star production at the Old Red Lion Theatre.
“This cast includes a couple of the most natural speakers of Shakespeare I've seen for a long time: Denholm Spurr’s Mercutio speaks his lines at breakneck speed in utter comfort in the language”
Partially Obstructed View
“"The result is quite brilliant....This is a staging fans will undoubtedly enjoy, but it also has a wider appeal. If you've shied away from Shakespeare before, this may well be the production that wins you over.”
View from the Gods
★ ★ ★ ★
Towards the end of 2013, Denholm was selected as one of 10 actors in MONOLOGUE SLAM: THE GRADUATE EDITION at the Lyric, Hammersmith.
This year has been Denholm focus on his film work, staring in several short films. He has also performed in several rehearsed readings of new work.
Denholm is also a freelance writer, career consultant, drama teacher and casting director. He has garnered impressive critic credentials being selected straight out of University to sit on the OLIVIER AWARDS affiliate judging panel. He attended the awards ceremony in 2012.
While still in school, Denholm was offered at job as a Junior Freelance Reporter at the CROYDON GUARDIAN.
He is a currently a theatre judge for the OFF WEST END AWARDS
Name: Denholm Spurr
Lives in: London, England
Occupation: Actor, Art Director, Casting Director, Film/theatre Journalist, Playwright and Screenwriter
The Cambridge Theatre Challenge
Theater by Lost Theatre, Jon Mitton/Anne Bartram, Sky Blue Theatre Company Alan & John
Theater by Bush Theatre, Rikki Beadle-Blair, Team Angelica (Casting Assistant)
Film (short) by Akihiro Miyoshi Tonio
Boris Godunov (Rehearsed Reading)
Theater by Brockley Jack Theatre, Scott Le Crass Feodor/Ensemble
Tom & Jerry: A Love Story
Theater by Drayton Arms Theatre, Niall Phillips, Lonesome Schoolboy Productions Tom
Seeing Is Believing
Film by George Agnew/Joe Tapner, Crew B Productions Danny
The One Direction Experience
Commercial by Headline Entertainment Niall Horan
The Kids Got Lost (Rehearsed Reading)
Theater by Above The Stag, Scott Le Crass Gary
Film by Rikki Beadle-Blair, A Stonewall & Team Angelica Production (Art/Costume Assistant)
Monologue Slam: Graduate Edition
Theater by Lyric Hammersmith, Triforce Promotions Lewis (Straight by D.C.Moore)
Romeo & Juliet
Theater by Old Red Lion Theatre, Siobhan Daly, Grassroots Shakespeare Mercutio/Lord Montague
Best Youth Production (Runner-Up) - The Sir Michael Caine Awards
Most Likely to Grace A West End Stage - Wilson's School Awards
The Oxford School of Drama
National Youth Theatre of Great Britain (NYT)
The University of Exeter