Martyn Ellis


Originally from Wales, Martyn has had an extensive career on both screen and stage.

His credits include: 'BOYS' (C4/Red Productions), 'THE ACCIDENT' (C4/Hulu), 'A CONFESSION' (ITV), 'TWELFTH NIGHT' (Young Vic), 'WICKED' (West End), 'ONE MAN, TWO GOVNORS (National, West End and Broadway), 'JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR NORELL' (BBC America), 'DECLINE AND FALL' (BBC), 'HARLEY AND THE DAVIDSONS' (Discovery Channel) and 'THE LAST KINGDOM' (BBC).


  • Height: 5' 10 (178cm)
  • Playing Age: 48 - 56
  • Eye Colour: Blue
  • Hair Colour: Grey
  • Hair Length: Short
  • Appearance: White



Martyn won the Whats Onstage Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical as Nicely Nicely Johnson in 'Guys and Dolls' at the Piccadilly Theatre, West End.



CHRISTMAS EVE, Jacob-Hallmark Films (director: Mitch Davis)

DEVIL'S BRIDGE, Evans-Dogs of Anwen (director: Chris Crow)

HENRY, Agent Cody Banks-MGM (director: Kevin Allen)

IN2MINDS, Butcher-Richmond Films


BOYS, Chief Inspector Grove - Channel 4/Red Productions (director: Peter Hoar)

THE ACCIDENT, Craig Barker- C4/Hulu, (director: Sandra Goldbacher)

A CONFESSION, Barlow- ITV, (director: Paul Andrew Williams)

CATCH 22, Maltese Govenor General-Paramount, (director: George Clooney)

THE ROMANOFFS, Harold- Amazon (director: Matthew Weiner)

DECLINE AND FALL, Sir Humphrey Maltravers-BBC 1(director Guillem Morales)

THE LAST KINGDON, The Showman- BBC( director Ben Chanan)

FATHER BROWN, Buddy Arnold- BBC (director Christiana Ebohon-Green)

HARLEY AND THE DAVIDSONS, Wharton Jones- Discovery Channel (director Ciaran Donnelly)

THE SMOKE, Big Al-Sky( director Mike Barker)

JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR NORRELL, Foxcastle-BBC1( director Toby Haynes)

AGATHA RAISIN, Bernie Barrington-Sky( director Roberto Bangura)

THE SARAH JANE ADVENTURES, Blakeman-BBC 1(director Doctors, John Prior, BBC( director Rebecca Gatwood)

THE TUDORS, John Smith-BBC/HBO( director Ciaran Donnelly)

DOCTORS AND NURSES, Howarth-BBC( director Caroline Leslie)

WILLIAM AND MARY, Raymond Benson- ITV( director Matthew Evans)

THE NEW ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (52 episodes) Friar Tuck-Warner Bros( Various directors)

LIFEBOAT, Ernie Hardy-BBC( director Karl Francis)

ROCKLIFFE'S BABIES, (2 series) Paul Georgiou-BBC1(Various directors)

JOKING APART, Alan- BBC (director Bob Spiers)

HOPE IT RAINS, Maurice-Thames TV( director John Howard Davies)

KAVANAGH QC, Chris Owen-Carlton Television

JULIA JEKYLL AND HARRIET HYDE, Parsloe Ingrate-BBC1(director Jeremy Swann)


MY FAIR LADY, Alfred Dolittle – Teatro Massimo (director: Paul Curran)

SING YER HEART OUT FOR THE LADS, Jimmy – Chichester Festival Theatre (director: Nicole Charles)

TWELFTH NIGHT, Sir Toby Belch - Young Vic, (director: Kwame Kwei-Armah)

WICKED, The Wizard, (2 years) West End (director: Joe Mantello)

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, Harry Dangle (original cast) - The National, West End and Broadway (director: Nick Hytner)

CAROUSEL, Mr Bascombe - English National Opera (director: Lonny Price)

MY FAIR LADY, Alfred P. Doolittle - Sheffield Crucible (director: Daniel Evans)

ASPECTS OF LOVE, Marcel - Menier Chocolate Factory (director: Trevor Nunn)

THE 39 STEPS, Man 2 - West End ( director: Maria Aitken)

GUYS AND DOLLS, Nicely-Nicely Johnson - Piccadilly Theatre (director: Michael Grandage)

GRAND HOTEL, Herman Preysing - Donmar, (director: Michael Grandage)

THE LION KING, Pumbaa (Original London Cast) - West End (director: Julie Taymor)

MOLLS FLANDERS, Mr Biggins - Lyric Hammersmith (director: Peter James)

LENNON, Paul McCartney - West End (director: Clare Venables)

BOYS FROM SYRACUSE, Dromio of Ephesus - Sheffield Crucible (director: Clare Venables)

OLIVER TWIST, Mr Bumble - Bristol Old Vic (director: Phyllida Lloyd)

A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL, Dafydd - Bristol Old Vic (director: Elwyn Johnson)



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