A REGULAR LITTLE HOUDINI
Written and performed by Daniel Llewelyn-Williams
Daniel is from Newport, South Wales and trained at LAMDA
. He is an award winning actor, writer and fight choreographer. He is an Associate member of the company at Theatr Clwyd
and also the founder and Co-Artistic Director of Flying Bridge Theatre Ltd. Daniel was previously seen at Vienna’s English Theatre in Patrick Marber’s Closer. In 2013 he wrote A Regular Little Houdini, which has since toured Britain and America and won several awards.
Theatre credits include: National Tour and Residency at Wilton’s Music Hall including live television broadcast of Not About Heroes (Flying Bridge Theatre and Seabright Productions); National Tour of Not About Heroes (Flying Bridge); A Regular Little Houdini (Flying Bridge; International Tour); Cyrano De Bergerac (Theatr Clwyd); Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps (West End); Hamlet (Terry Hands, Theatr Clwyd); Not About Heroes (Theatr Clwyd, Cymru); Arms and the Man (Theatr Clwyd); Robin Hood (Newport Riverfront); Macbeth (Pontardawe); The Winslow Boy, As You Like It and The Taming of the Shrew (Theatr Clwyd); The Comedy of Errors (Regents Park); Carrie’s War (West End and national tour); Arden of Faversham, Suddenly Last Summer, An Inspector Calls, Troilus and Cressida, Brassed Off (Theatr Clwyd), Carrie’s War (Apollo Theatre, West End), Tintin (West End/ national tour), Romans in Britain (Sheffield Crucible); The Three Musketeers (Titchfield Abbey Festival); My Sainted Aunt (New End Theatre); Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Tour de Force). Daniel also did extensive research and development of Mother Clap’s Molly House for Mark Ravenhill.
Film credits include: The Machine (Red and Black Films); Vanity Fair (Focus Features); Charlotte Grey (Warner Bros); The Gigolos (Punk Productions) and Down in the Tube Station at Midnight (Big Boy Productions).
Television credits include: Born to Kill (Channel 4); Eastenders (BBC
); Doctors (BBC
); Midsomer Murders (Bentley); Torchwood (BBC
); Ultimate Force (Bentley Productions); The Birthday Show (Helter Skelter) and Caerdydd (Fiction Factory).
Writing credits include: The Astrid Chronicles (a radio drama series for radio 4); A Regular Little Houdini (a stage play 2013), A Regular Little Houdini (a feature length screenplay), The Lament of George Shell (a stage play 2017), The Abergavenny Witch Hunt (a stage play in development), Dinner for None (a Stage Play 2018).
Awards include: “Wales in the World” award at the Wales Theatre Awards 2018 and “Best Performance in the English Language” at the Wales Theatre Awards 2015, for his portrayal of Siegfried Sassoon in Not About Heroes for Theatr Clwyd.
While touring A Regular Little Houdini extensively around the world, Daniel and his show have won many fringe awards; The Artistic Excellence award; The Best Actor award; The Producers Encore award, all at the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2016 and the Best Solo Show award at the San Diego Fringe 2016.
Daniel is the founder of Flying Bridge Theatre Limited and together with Tim Baker is co-artistic director. They are now producing several big projects for National and International Touring, including a new musical created by Flying Bridge set during the Chartist uprising of 1839: The Lament of George Shell – A Chartist’s Story.