Actor – Writer – Improviser
Edmund Fargher is a Television and Theatre Actor originally from Suffolk, England. He moved to London in 2008 where he combined a love and discipline for performance with a background working behind the scenes in the film industry in production departments as well as writing, acting and direction.
Enjoying roles in everything from the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival to Keith Lemon: Coming in America., favourite roles include; Malvolio and Oberon in back to back stage productions of Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, TV comedy sketches on ITV2 and BBCThree, appearances on improvised radio comedy show Dead British on Union Jack Radio, and playing Rob in web series Sideliners.
Ed also fulfilled the roles of co-writer and executive producer on Sideliners, a serialised rom-com send-up that is travelling to film festivals around the world, where the episodes already received awards for Best Pilot, Best Screenplay, and Ed has also received a Best Actor award for his performance as Rob.
He is also a comedian that has trained at improv institutions such as The Second City, the Upright Citizen’s Brigade, iO, The Free Association and Hoopla Impro.
He is represented by Mark Turner at JCM Management.
Photos by A P Wilding, Emma Bailey, Trevor Lee and Amar Chundavadra.
Along with Katy Schutte, Edmund is the writer and creator of upcoming sitcom Sideliners, the journey of two “quirky best friend” characters trapped in the wake of their friends’ romantic comedy. The first two episodes are travelling from festival to festival around the world, and is already collecting awards.
Ed participated in the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival over the summer of 2022, assaying the roles of Malvolio in Twelfth Night and Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Ed has been appearing in leading roles on short films Old Elephant and Turn Over for the London Film School. He also appeared in In The Name of God which is currently appearing on the festival circuit, including The London Soho Independent Film Festival.
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