|Name David West|
Role Theatre actor
|Education Academy Drama School|
David Paul West is a British theatre and film actor. He was born in Thornaby-on-Tees and trained at the Academy Drama School in London.
In 1998, David was the voice of Audrey II in the Lost Theatre production of Little Shop of Horrors. He created the role of Kevin in the original production of Patrick Wilde's What's Wrong with Angry? (2002) and went on to play the lead at Europride in Copenhagen. Other stage work includes Axel in Woody Allen's play Don't Drink The Water, David in Matt Ian Kelly's However Do You Want Me at the Hen and Chickens (City Lights Theatre Company, 2004), and Kevin in You Couldn't Make It Up at the Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh and the New End Theatre, Hampstead. He has also toured with the comedy sketch show The Gaydar Diaries, which played at the Pleasance, both in Edinburgh and London. In 2006, he played the evil Leopold alongside "Tomboy Maria" Abi Finley in Tim Rice's Blondel at the Pleasance, Islington.
He also found time to be anchorman for the vodcasts of theatre review site, Broadway Baby.
His film work includes Richard in Get Real (Paramount Classics 1998) and Toby in Things to Do Before You're 30 (Momentum 2004).