Michael trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, London.
He has previously appeared at Vienna’s English Theatre in Barefoot in the Park, Rough Crossing, and A Capital Affair.
Recent work includes: The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare’s Globe), Matilda the Empress (Reading Abbey) and a UK Tour of Nobody’s Perfect.
His West End credits include: The Mousetrap, Out of Order and UK No.1 Tour, It Runs in the Family, Zoo Story, Wars of the Roses and The King & I.
He appeared at the Globe Theatre in As You Like It, A Mad World My Masters and King Lear and at the RSC
in Oroonoko and Timon of Athens
Michael performed at the National Theatre in Amadeus, Othello, Sisterly Feelings, The Romans in Britain, Hiawatha, The Hypochondriac (Plays and Players Nomination for Best Newcomer), The Spanish Tragedy and The Caucasian Chalk Circle.
He also toured with the English Shakespeare Company in The Wars of the Roses (World & UK No.1 Tour) and in Beowulf (UK No.1 Tour).
His Fringe credits include: Steven Berkoff’s Oedipus (Edinburgh Festival), The Narcissist (Courtyard Theatre), Lottie’s War (Greenwich Playhouse), Timon of Athens (The Brix), Calculus (New End), The Trumpet Major (Bridewell Theatre) and Zoo Story (Glastonbury Festival).
Michaels Repertory experience includes Salisbury Playhouse, Westcliffe, Bristol Old Vic, Manchester Library Theatre, Perth, Crewe, Leatherhead, Windsor, Bromley, Basingstoke, Tron Glasgow, Mill at Sonning, and Royal Exchange, Manchester.
His TV credits include: Doctors, The Impressions Show, My Family, Personal Affairs, The Complete Guide to Parenting, Doctors, Sinchronicity, Jericho, Footballers’ Wives, Doctors, Eastenders, High Stakes, Dangerfield, London’s Burning, The Paradise Club, Rules of Engagement, Fighting Back, Inspector Morse, Shine on Harvey Moon, The Monocled Mutineer, Crown Court and A Slight Breeze.
His Film credits include: A Feast at Midnight, Dead on Time, Jerusalem, Lost in London and Hawk the Slayer and he was heard on Radio in Dear Countess.
Michael also lectures at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London and is an accomplished painter and currently ‘Artist In Residence at Shakespeare’s Globe.
More at www.michaelfenner.com