Welcome to my website, where you will find everything you need to know about who I am, how I got my start and what I am up to now.
Ever since I was young, I have had a true love for the arts. I set out to be a professional actor and have not looked back. Take a look around and enjoy all that I have to offer.
31 Percy Street, London. W1T 2DD
Phone: 0206 6310400
Fax: 0207 6310500
First Floor, Thomas Place
1a Devonshire Road, London. W4 2EU
Phone: 0208 7427077
Fax: 0208 7427011
Weight: 13st 8lbs (86kg)
Playing Age: 56-65 Years
Roll Types: White
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Greying
Spotlight No: 1701
Accents & Dialects - American-New York, American-Standard, Birmingham, Black Country, Cockney, German, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Italian, Mexican, Pakistani, Scottish-Standard, Welsh-Standard, West Country.
Performance - Commentating, Radio Presenting, Voice Over.
Vehicle Licences - Car
Other Skills - Impersonation
Jeffrey is probably best known for his portrayal of Spike in BBC TV’s
Hi-De-Hi!, also the stuffy footman James Twelvetrees in the hugely successful You Rang M’Lord? And more recently as Mr. Parkin the Stationmaster in Oh, Dr. Beeching!
Born in Walsall, West Midlands, he trained in Birmingham and began his career with four and a half years in repertory at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry where he eventually finished up as leading character man.
His theatre work is extensive and includes seasons at the Chichester Festival and the Edinburgh Festival. He also appeared in the much loved stage production of television’s Dad’s Army in which he took over as the spiv, Private Walker. His many summer seasons include the stage production of Hi-De-Hi!Which also enjoyed a successful run at London’s Victoria Palace theatre in 1984. Other West End work includes Run For Your Wife at the Criterion theatre and Travels With My Aunt at the Whitehall.
He was a regular member of the cast of Radio Two’s Russ Abbot Show and has frequently appeared in radio shows such as Weekending, Crowned Hudds and many more. He recently had the pleasure of re-creating the Peter Sellers characters in “Goon Again”, a 50th. Anniversary tribute to “The Goon Show” for the BBC.
His first TV role was in an episode of Dixon of Dock Green and his television work includes both comedy and drama with such shows as It Ain’t Half Hot, Mum, Are You Being Served?, Dad’s Army, The Mayor of Casterbridge and Russ Abbot’s Madhouse.
He has also appeared in three of BBC 2’s Shakespeare productions Richard ll, As You Like It and Henry V.
He appeared in a highly successful run of “Talent” written and directed by Victoria Wood at The Menier Chocolate Factory in London and more recently he toured the UK in a stage production of the popular TV sitcom “Waiting for God” playing Tom Ballard. This was followed by a production of “Brassed Off” at the Wolverhampton Grand in which he played Danny.
His one-man show, “…and this is my friend Mr Laurel”, a play about legendary film comedian Stan Laurel, enjoyed three sell-out seasons at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2014, 2015 and 2018 and was followed by a UK tour.
Jeff especially enjoys the Christmas period as he gets to don his frocks as one of Britain’s leading “Dames”. His pantomime work has seen him in well over 40 seasons and he has worked at most major theatres all over the U.K.