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A selection of Darren’s film credits as an actor can be found below.

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 Visit the Filmmaker Page, or read about acting credits in Television and Theatre.

PSYCHOSIS | Feature Film

  • PYSCHOSIS


    Feature Film | Lionsgate & eOne


    role: Giro
    also starring: Charisma Carpenter, Paul Sculfor, Ricci Harnett, Justin Hawkins


    company: Kingsway Films, Red Sparrow
    distribution: Lionsgate (UK), eOne (USA)


    dir. Reg Traviss
    prod. Patrick Fischer, James Harris

DEAD IN FRANCE | Feature Film

  • DEAD IN FRANCE


    Feature Film | Best Supporting Actor winner


    role: Denny


    company: Delacheroy Films
    distribution: Breaking Glass & Time Warner
    awards: Best Supporting Actor (Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood)


    dir. Kris McManus
    prod. Brian Levine

THE LAST POST | Short Film

  • THE LAST POST


    Short Film | Witching Hour Films


    role: Jean
    also starring: Jean Marsh (Willow; Upstairs, Downstairs), Kimberley Nixon (Fresh Meat)


    company: Witching Hour Films
    exec: Neil Marshall (The Descent, Dog Soldiers, Game of Thrones)


    dir. Axelle Carolyn
    prod. Neil Marshall, Axelle Carolyn

THREE IN A BED | Feature Film

  • THREE IN A BED


    Feature Film | TLA Releasing


    role: Johnny (main cast)
    also starring: Brennan Reece, Jody Latham (Shameless), Verity-Maty Henry


    company: Lem Films
    distribution: TLA Releasing


    dir. Lloyd Eyre-Morgan
    prod. Jody Latham, Neil Ely

THE GIRL IN BLUE | Short Film

  • THE GIRL IN BLUE


    Short Film


    role: Gabriel (lead role)
    also starring: Emily Lawrance, Joseph Black


    distribution: release tba


    dir. Marco Oliva
    prod. Lennard Ortmann

SUBMERGED | Short Film

  • SUBMERGED


    Short Film | Best Performance Award Winner


    role: Billy Bourne (lead role)
    also starring: Lucinda Kennard


    company: Trundle Films
    awards: Best Performance (WILDSound Film Festival)


    dir. Darren Mapletoft
    prod. Michael Holley

LOCKED | Feature Film

  • LOCKED


    Feature Film | Independent


    role: Blue (main cast)
    also starring: Maude Hirst (Vikings), Philip Rosch


    company: Locked The Film Ltd.
    distribution: release tba


    dir. Jay Trusler & Yannis Tsakiridis
    prod. Julie Prickett

PLASTIC | Feature Film

  • PLASTIC


    Feature Film | Paramount Pictures


    role: Courier
    starring: Will Poulter, Alfie Allen, Thomas Kretschmann, Ed Speleers, Emma Rigby


    company: Gateway Films
    distribution: Paramount Pictures


    dir. Julian Gilbey
    prod. Chris Howard

HOW TO LIVE IN A CAVE | Short Film

  • HOW TO LIVE IN A CAVE


    Short Film


    role: Noah (lead role)
    also starring: Slaine Kelly


    company: I Am Films


    dir. Will Nixon
    prod. Will Nixon

INTERVAL | Short Film

  • INTERVAL


    Comedy Short Film


    role: Reece Roberts (main cast)
    starring: Don Warrington (Death in Paradise, Rising Damp), Sean Verey (Pramface), Tuyen Do (24: Live Another Day)


    company: Trademark Media


    dir. Tom McNie
    prod. Tom McNie

SEEDS | Short Film

  • SEEDS


    Short Film


    role: Chris (main cast)
    also starring: Percelle Ascott (Youngers, Wizards vs. Aliens), Shanice Stewart-Jones


    company: Broken Circle Productions


    dir. Guillaume Fradin (lead VFX artist in Academy Award winning team for The Martian)
    prod. Noor Lawson

MONK DAWSON | Feature Film

  • MONK DAWSON


    Feature Film | De Warrenne Pictures


    role: Public Schoolboy
    starring: Daniel Brocklebank, Rhona Mitra, John Michie, Kate Steavenson-Payne, Myleene Klass, Martin Kemp, Paula Hamilton


    company: De Warrenne Pictures
    distribution: Vanguard Cinema (USA), Southern Star Entertainment


    dir. Tom Waller
    prod. Samantha Keston, Tom Waller

RECENT FILM NEWS

Darren recently wrapped as the lead role in time-travelling short film The River, a companion film to Submerged, in which he gave an award-winning performance.

He also recently filmed the lead role in Marco Oliva’s The Girl in Blue, which is due soon for festival release and also stars Emily Lawrance.

PRESS & INTERVIEWS

As an actor, Darren has made television guest appearances and has been interviewed on shows such as T4The X-Change and SM:tv. He has also been featured on BBC Breakfast.

He has also appeared in interviews, features and national press articles including NowEvent Magazine, Mail on Sunday, Attitude, Inside Soap, Indie Artist Magazine and Mizz Magazine to name a few.