HBP: Episode 126: Jacob Anderton
Jacob Anderton is an experienced and established actor of theatre, TV and film.
Jacob graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in Drama and Scriptwriting in 2012, since then he has worked hard to establish himself within the industry. Last year he won best actor at an international film festival.
His theatre credits include a range of work spanning from Prince Charming in Cinderella to playing Shakespeare’s Hamlet, he has performed at theatres up and down the country.
His television work includes a brief spell in ‘Downton Abbey’ as well as playing ‘Isaac Hedley’ in ITV’s ‘Dark Angel’ alongside ‘Golden Globe’ winning actress Joanne Froggatt.
In more recent times Jacob has just wrapped on feature film ’13 Graves’ in which he plays one of the leads ‘Billy’. He has also just finished working with multi award winning director, Patrick Ryder on 2nd World War drama, ‘The Code’. Jacob will be going to the Cannes film festival this year with ’13Graves’, where he has also been selected as a featured actor in the ‘Talent Corner’ of the festival.
He will be starting work on his biggest film to date later this summer, entitled ‘The Moonshine Gang of Cheyenne’ alongside an all star cast. Jacob also works as a LAMDA coach with schools and young people to try and nurture some up and coming talent.
Sit back and enjoy as Jacob and I chat about life, film, theatre and much more!