Welcome to the website of the actor Paul Thomas. A place where you can
keep up-to-date on news of his current and future productions, see his
CV, read Reviews and look at his Gallery, Showreels and Voicereels.
ON NOW: Arla Best of Both (B.O.B.) Milk launched a £7 million advertising campaign in the UK & Ireland on 8th February. Watch your screens for Paul playing Colin in their new TV commercial. A clip from it may be seen in his Showreel
COMING UP: Paul will be joining the star studded cast of Ronald Pickup, Dame Judi Dench, Steve Sweeney, Charles Kay and many more recognisable faces in the new feature film Schadenfreude. Check out the news on this quirky murder mystery at: SchadenfreudeTheFilm.com
JUST BEEN: Filming has just wrapped on Henry Potts' new short film set in the Victorian era. The title is currently under wraps, but Paul plays the sweet but weak willed Uncle Edwin. Shooting took place at the reconstructed Victorian town at Blists Hill in Shropshire and at the beautiful Lound Hall in Nottinghamshire.
JUST BEEN: Having played Patsy Farrell in George Bernard Shaw's John Bull's Other Island last year in the open air of the grounds of Shaw's Corner in Welwyn Garden City; Paul returned this summer with Pygmalion and You Never Can Tell. He played the love-struck Freddy Eynsford-Hill and the high energy twin Philip Clandon respectively. You Never Can Tell then moved down south to the Broadstairs Rep Season, in which Paul also played John in Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends.
RECENTLY: 8 writers created 8 new 12 minute plays for 12 actors in 12 days for The Pensive Federation's The Collective Project: Genres. Paul played Moth in the period drama Reflection by Penny Faith, Mike in the soap opera comedy Diligence by Dan Hinchliffe, Paul in the medical drama Helix by Jo Pockett and Olly in the sci-fi Forest by Will Howells. These were performed at the Etcetera Theatre on 10th-14th November.
BIG NEWS: Animator Eamonn O'Neill's I'M FINE THANKS, in which Paul voiced the lead character, was nominated for the 2013 BAFTA AWARDS! Having premiered at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, where it won Best Graduation Film, it then went on to win: Best Graduate Film - Expotoons 2011, Best Animation - Darklight Film Festival 2011, Passion Prize - RCA 2011, was shortlisted for Best Student Film - British Animation Award and toured the UK in 2012 as part of the BAA Public Choice Award! In this bittersweet short, Paul plays a nervous, timid man who wants to shout and scream at the world - and eventually does... Check out the trailer and Eamonn's other work HERE.
BIG NEWS: DARK MATTERS, a TV Sitcom Pilot in which Paul played one of the leads, won the 2014 Royal Television Society award for Best Undergraduate Entertainment! This comedy follows the lazy but sweet likely lads Mark (Paul) and Alex (Edward Ferrow) who obliviously waste their lives away while the world around them descends into chaos. Watch some clips from the pilot on the Video page.