Ian Preston

Actor, Extra, Model, Singer, Composer,… more

Stockport, United Kingdom
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Police Officer

2 months ago

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Audio

Voice over Showreel

Paid voice over for corporate IVR and radio commercial. I've also written the scripts & music.

01Voice over Showreel
02Pete Namlook Edited
03Podcast Edit

Physical Details

Height:
177 cm / 5ft 10in
Waist:
86 cm / 34 in
Weight:
80 kg / 176 lbs
Eye color:
Blue
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair color:
Grey
Skin color:
White
Hair length:
Short

Credits & experience

2019
  • Doctors - BBC : Police Sergeant
  • Emmerdale - ITV : Doctor
  • Doctors - BBC : Lawyer
2018
  • Crush Indie band video : Shop Keeper
  • Emmerdale - ITV : Doctor (multiple episodes)
  • Bancroft - ITV : Coroner
  • Peaky Blinders - BBC : Speaker of the House
  • Bolton Premier Productions - Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat : Gad (7 shows Bolton Albert Halls)
  • On The Tools Cat Phone Prank - Social Media : Site Manager
  • The Bay - ITV : Policeman (multiple episodes)
  • Doctors - BBC : Doctor (multiple episodes)
  • Coronation Street - ITV : Builder (multiple episodes)
  • Anne - BBC : Football Supporter
  • Deepwater - ITV : Doctor
  • Care - BBC : Doctor
  • Judge Rinder Crime Stories - ITV : Chris Scott (Aired 11.01.19)
  • Number 3 Films : DI Walton
  • The Autopsy of Patty Duke - ITV : John Ross - American accent
  • Silent Witness : Policeman
  • Recovery - Film (post production) : Father Andrew
  • Air Crash Confidential - Quest Channel : FBI Agent and Crash Investigator (Aired Jan 2019 2 episodes)
  • The Autopsy of Chris Cornell - ITV : Doctor
  • Bulletproof - Sky TV : Prison Officer
  • Official Secrets - Film : Security Guard
  • Brookdale Theatre, Stockport. Sweet Revenge by Francis Durbridge : Alan Wells (4 night performance)
2017
  • Midlands Asylum Productions - Bolsover Castle : Actor in scripted theatre, Immersive improv roles
  • Little Squid Productions : Paramedic
  • League of Gentleman : Protestor
  • Jesus Christ Superstar at The Lowry Theatre : Tenor - Dancer - Actor
  • Paddy Power Commercial : Football Supporter
  • Ford Commercial : Roulette player
  • Title Role Productions : Crimes That Shook Australia The Walsh St Massacre - Detective
  • EE TVC : Airline Passenger
  • The City and The City : The Technician
  • Autopsy of Elizabeth Taylor : Christopher Wilding
  • Mcdonalds TVC : Walker
  • Purple Videos : Senior Courtroom Clerk
  • Judge Rinder's Crime Stories : Policeman
  • 188 Darts : Stage Dancer
2016
  • Cold Feet : Business Man
  • Nivea : Driver in Traffic Jam
  • Booking.com : Football Supporter
  • The Phantom of the Opera at The Lowry Theatre : Tenor
2015
  • Emmerdale : Northern Soul Dancer and Clubber
  • Yorkshire Tea TVC : SA
  • Hollyoaks on 3 separate occasions : Father and Husband

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA Boston

Featured:
John Ross in ITV's The Autopsy of Patty Duke. Improvised dialogue using general American accent. Paid.
Policemans in BBC's Silent Witness. Interacted with main character including dialogue. Paid.
Prison Officer in Sky TV's production Bulletproof. Featured SA escorting main villain to cell. Paid.
Alan Wells in 2 hour play Sweet Revenge by Francis Durbridge for Brookdale Theatre, Stockport. 4 night performance. Unpaid spoken role.
Actor in scripted play and various immersive improv roles at Bolsover Castle event working for Midland Asylum Productions. Paid spoken roles.
Paramedic in drama for Little Squid Productions. Paid spoken role ad lib and improvisation.
The Technician in a new drama called The City and The City working up close with David Morrisey.
Christopher Wilding (Elizabeth Taylor's Son) in Autopsy of Elizabeth Taylor. Some ad lib dialogue and lots of emotion.
Paddy Power Commercial. Ad lib and improv conversation with fellow football supporters.
Senior Courtroom Clerk in courtroom footage by Purple Videos
Policeman in Judge Rinder's Crime Stories.
Crowd dancer in 188 Darts Indent
Business Man in Cold Feet crossing paths with Robert Bathurst.
Football supporter in new Booking.com TV commercial.
Northern soul dancer and directed walk on in Emmerdale.
Yorkshire Tea TV commercial featured near the end in a "cheers" shot.
Several episodes of Hollyoaks carrying out directed walk on parts. (Featured prominently 12.05.15 entering school gates approx 5 minutes into the programme)
Other Experience:
Professional voice over and music producer for corporate projects including:- IVR, and marketing on hold productions.
Radio commercial including script, dialogue and music all produced in own studio.
Singing, acting and choreography in Phantom of the Opera (2016) and Jesus Christ Superstar (2017) at The Lowry Theatre.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Actor in scripted play and various immersive improv roles at Bolsover Castle event working for Midland Asylum Productions. Paid spoken roles.
Paramedic in drama for Little Squid Productions. Paid spoken role ad lib and improvisation.
The Technician in a new drama called The City and The City working up close with David Morrisey.
Christopher Wilding (Elizabeth Taylor's Son) in Autopsy of Elizabeth Taylor. Some ad lib dialogue and lots of emotion.
Paddy Power Commercial. Ad lib and improv conversation with fellow football supporters.
Senior Courtroom Clerk in courtroom footage by Purple Videos
Policeman in Judge Rinder's Crime Stories.
Crowd dancer in 188 Darts Indent
Business Man in Cold Feet crossing paths with Robert Bathurst.
Football supporter in new Booking.com TV commercial.
Northern soul dancer and directed walk on in Emmerdale.
Yorkshire Tea TV commercial featured near the end in a "cheers" shot.
Several episodes of Hollyoaks carrying out directed walk on parts. (Featured prominently 12.05.15 entering school gates approx 5 minutes into the programme)

Modeling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


Music

Keyboard ability

Intermediate


Vocal ability

Backing vocals


Vocal range

Tenor


Composer ability

Intermediate


Producer ability

Intermediate


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Classical

Favourite genres
  • Electronic

Influences: Gary Numan, Ultravox, Covenant.

Have performed live as a Gary Numan tribute act and featured in amateur dramatics production of The Phantom of the Opera and Jesus Christ Superstar.
Intermediate keyboard player and studio producer.
Have written and produced remixes for Global Citizen that are available for sale via Itunes.
Have written and produced marketing on hold and radio commercials for corporate use.
I have three Soundcloud pages covering various genres.
For voice over and corporate music go to: https://soundcloud.com/ian-preston-10
For chilled/hypnosis music got to: https://soundcloud.com/the-holistic-approach
For cover versions, remixes and darker electronic music go to: https://soundcloud.com/evil-alter-ego

Presenting

TV presenter experience

Previous unpaid TV presenter roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA Boston

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