Edmund Fargher

Actor – Writer – Improviser

About Ed

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 a Best Pilot award, 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 and Hoopla Impro. He also performs on stages around the world with comedy team The Maydays.

He is currently seeking representation.

Photos by A P Wilding, Emma Bailey, Trevor Lee and Amar Chundavadra.

Malvolio in Twelfth Night – 2022
Rob in Sideliners – 2020

REELS

PROJECTS

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.

CONTACT

mail@edmundfargher.com
Equity No: 00452036
Spotlight PIN: 8453-4507-7314