martin fisher biography
Martin trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. His first job, in 1990, was at Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch under Bob Tompson. After appearing in Straight Up at The White Bear in Kennington, directed by Sabina Franklyn, he performed in the original workshop production of Sunset Boulevard at the Sydmonton Festival, created the role of Tig in Rain Dogs at the Prince of Wales, a musical based on the songs of Tom Waits, and appeared in the British premiere of Nine at the Royal Festival Hall. 

Martin played Buddy Holly in Buddy for two years, both on the U.K. Tour and at the Victoria Palace Theatre, followed by a spin-off tour of Holland and Belgium. This involved making many T.V appearances which included The Royal Variety Performance, Children in Need, The Late Late Show, and Pebble Mill. He played Mike Connor in the national tour of High Society, featuring on the cast recording, appeared as the Prince in Snow White at both Westcliffe and Basingstoke, and spent three months in Channel 5s Family Affairs as Lee Warren. Martin then played a season Perth theatre, playing Henry Gow in Fumed Oak, Toby Cartwright in Ways and Means, Bert Bentley in Red Peppers, Charles Bingley in Pride and Prejudice, and Axel Hammond in The Nerd, followed by the National Tour of Four Steps to Heaven, and Jack Carter in Idiot Wind at The Old Red Lion.

In 1999, Martin joined the touring production of Les Miserables, playing Grantaire, the Factory Foreman and understudying the role of Javert, a role he repeated at the Palace Theatre. He left Les Miserables to create the role of Gabriel Tapi de Celeyran in Lautrec, a new musical by Charles Aznavour. Martin then returned to theatre theatre as Ali Hakim in Oklahoma, followed by Poseidon/Menelaus in Women of Troy at The Orange Tree in Richmond, Lent, in the 'play in the dark' Julia Pastrana, at the Battersea Arts Centre and on tour, and Buckingham and Surrey in Shakespeare's Henry VIII at the Bridewell Theatre, London, directed by Phil Wilmott.

Martin then travelled to Vienna's English Theatre for Intent To Murder, returning to perform the roles of Sykes in Oliver and Julian in Communicating Doors back at Perth theatre. These were followed by the part of Larry Hay in BBC's Judge John Deed.

In 2005, Martin spent much of the year in Keswick in the Lake District for the Theatre By The Lake's summer season. There he played Dick Barton/Snowy in Dick Barton - Special Agent, Manningham in Gaslight, and Valmont in Les Liaisons Dangereuses.

2006 saw Martin appear in AfterLife for ITV, film the movie Death Defying Acts with Guy Pearce and Catherine Zeta Jones, and play Nanjac in An Ideal Husband at Theatr Clwyd. He then played Inspector Thomas in The Unexpected Guest for Bill Kenright, filmed for the BBC in The Last Enemy and Doctors, and in 2008 worked alongside Martin Shaw, Jenny Seagrove, Susan George, Belinda Lang, and Roy Marsden in Murder On Air at the Theatre Royal, Windsor.

Following these, he worked on the feature film Mixed Up for Black and Blue films , Hollyoaks Later for Channel 4, and Emmerdale for YTV. He returned to the West End for the play A Daughter's A Daughter in 2010, followed by a few more appearances in BBCs Doctors, pilots of the TV series I'm Nathan and True Crime, as well as the 25th Anniversary performances of Les Miserables at the O2 Arena.

2012 and 2013 saw Martin appear in various feature films, such The Warning, GBH, Vendetta, Retribution, Shame The Devil, and The Ice Cream Wars. He then returned to Theatre By The Lake to play Captain Flint in Swallows And Amazons.

When not performing on stage, Martin manages his recording studio, 'SonicPond', producing voiceover reels and video showreels for other actors.
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