John Ashton

Actor, Extra, Band Member, Singer, Other Musician,… more

Canterbury, New Zealand
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Mr Burlings Speech

Mr Burling's Speech In An Inspector Calls

01Mr Burlings Speech
02Gethsemane (I Only Want to Say)

Physical Attributes

182 cm / 6ft 0in
White / Caucasian
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Credits & experience

  • Daughters of Heaven : Walter Perry and Judge Adams
  • Present Laughter : Morris
  • A Chorus Of Disapproval : Ted


Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles

Acting agent

HvR Actor Management

  • English

  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • Irish
  • New Zealand
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • UK Welsh
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • Dutch
  • French

Actor, singer

Accent : English
Other Accents: Scottish, Irish, American, Australian, Yorkshire, Liverpudlian, Cockney, South Africa
2018 The Hollow By Agatha Christie
Director Julian Anderson
Playing Inspector Colquhoun

2018 The Vicar Of Dibley By Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter
Director Dimitri Gibara Repertory
Playing Owen

2016 A Streetcar Named Desire By Tennessee Williams
Director Dan Bain Repertory
Played Steve Hubble

2013 The Rise And Fall of Little Voice By jim Cartwright
Director Tom Vavasour Repertory
Played : Mr Boo

2012 An Inspector Calls by J.B Priestley
Director Rozena Hallum Repertory
Played : Arthur Birling

2010 The Diary Of Anne Frank by Goodrich & Hackett; Mr
Daan; Director Robert Gilbert, Repertory

2008 Brassed Off! by Paul Allen; Jim; Director Robert Gilbert,
Repertory Company;

2004 Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose; Juror # 10;
Director Rozena Hallum, Repertory Company;

2001 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Adapted by John
Brougham; Rochester: Director Penny Giddens,
Repertory Company

2000 My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier Adapted by
Diana Morgan; Antonio Rainaldi; Director Elizabeth
Moody, Repertory Company

2000 Dreams From A Summer House Rep
Baldemar A Beast

1999 Racing Demon Rep
The Rev. Lionel Espy

1998 Party Piece Rep
David Hinson

1997 Outside Edge Elmwood Players

1995 Shock Treatment Riccarton Players
Farley Flavors

1995 Oliver St Joseph’s
Bill Sykes

1994 Making It Big Rep
Norman, Rev Fundementle and other characters

1993 Up “N” Under Rep
Frank the Butcher

1993 A View From The Bridge Rep

1991 Dreams Of Sussex Downs Rep

Screen Roles
The Liberal Hack 2018 Yoobee School Of Design

Crossroads 2016 Film School

The Unknown 2015 Film School

Hope And Wire 2013 Steve ( Demolition Boss) GPP-H&R Limited Gaylene Preston

The End for Film School 2010

Homeless for Film School 2009

Ruby for Film School 2009

Coveting The Ark Zelet Nightshade NZ 2001

Christchurch Heritage English Immigrant Lumiere Dir David Mcphail 2001

Tv Commercials
Jaguar Through The Years -Rugby player In a scrum in
the 50s

Visa Card-1 of 4 noisy Rugby supporters

New World chasing the money - Customer

Canterbury draught Beer- cricket supporter

Featured Extra: TV commercial and Photo Shoot, Christchurch Casino 2015

Advertising course with Spotlight Denyse Saunders

Actors lunchbox -lessons in aspects of acting at Showbiz with Sara Brodie

Basic Announcing Skills Certificate Rory Christie


Extras experience

Previous extras experience


Vocal ability

Lead singer

Vocal range


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Metal
  • Jazz

Influences: Beatles, David Bowie, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Pink Floyd, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Slade And The Sweet

I Have been in a few bands mainly blues with a few classic and modern rock songs thrown into the mix. I have also done musical theatre oliver , shock treatment, making it big. But I 'm more into the rock side of things nowand would like to get into it again


TV presenter experience

No previous TV presenter experience

Radio presenter experience

No previous Radio presenter experience

  • English

  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • Irish
  • New Zealand
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • UK Welsh
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • Dutch
  • French

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