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Daniel Hird

Daniel Hird

BA (Hons) Acting Graduated 2021

Playing age22 - 33
Height6' 1''
Eye colourHazel-Green
Hair colourBrown


BBC Carlton Hobbs Bursary Award Finalist 2021


James II from The James Plays by Rona Munro
Character – William Douglas
Contains content which some may find disturbing
Daniel Hird & Greta Hansen
Mindhunter by Joe Penhall
Contains some strong language, adult humour and sexual references

Productions whilst training

Paul DanzigerOn the Shore of the Wide WorldAlastair Knights
JackVinegar TomMary Papadima
Drag Queen / WoodyBabiesJoe Gilmour-Rees
BImage of an Unknown Young WomanJames Nickerson
Rob DubreeThe Laramie ProjectBen Askew
CalibanThe TempestChris Hunter
MacbethMacbethChris Hunter
AdamThe Shape of ThingsJames Nickerson
Ernest BeeversTime and the ConwaysJames Nickerson
VanyaUncle VanyaDavid Salter

Professional credits

John DixonHeaven BurnsJen McGregor
James NapierOld BonesSelf Directed ProductionThird Pier Theatre
Coriolanus#SONSOFGOD - Coriolanus REIMAGINEDLaura PasettiCharioteer Theatre
Aufidius, SiciniusACTING OUT! A Compact CoriolanusLaura PasettiCharioteer Theatre
DarrenBob ServantSimon HyndBBC
Various Characters (Voice)A Century of Scottish Sundays: 100 Years of the Sunday PostLes WilsonBBC
Jim Hawkins, Old Jim (voice)Treasure IslandFranco CitterioThe Carlo Colla & Figli Puppetry Company
Hans, Kurt, and Doctor Gunther (Voice)The Pied Piper of HamelinEugenio Monti CollaThe Carlo Colla & Figli Puppetry Company
Douglas Thompson, Andreas LariniVolanteFlavia D'AvilaFronteiras Theatre Lab


  • Absurdism (Vladimir Bouchler)
  • Acting for Camera (Graeme Hawley / Elianne Hawley)
  • Acting for Radio (Stefan Escreet)
  • Ensemble & Rhythm (Emma Bonnici)
  • Improvisation (Mick Barnfather)
  • Playing Shakespeare (Chris Hunter)
  • The Laramie Project (Ben Askew)
  • Rage (Simon Stephens)
  • Poetry (Ted Van Griethuysen)
  • Singing (Ian Chesworth)
  • Stage Combat (Renny Krupinski)

Other training

HND Acting and Performance from Dundee and Angus College


Dundee (Native), Glasgow, English (Southern Standard), RP, American (Standard), Black Country, Yorkshire, Welsh (Standard)

Other skills

Theatre Maker, Improvisation, Comedy Improvisation, Interactive Theatre and Audience Participation, Drama Workshop Facilitation, Youth Theatre Facilitation, Classical Singing, Tenor - Baritone Singing Voice, Violin, Guitar, Period Dance, Bouldering, Computer Literate, Drivers License,