THE Performing Arts acting students at Mid-Cheshire College are receiving expert tuition from professional actor Roger Morlidge.
Roger is probably best recognised for his recent role in Coronation Street, where he played Mr Griffin, the headteacher at Rosie Webster’s school. He has also appeared in films such as Bridget Jones’ Diary and Shakespeare in Love and television shows from Sherlock Holmes to EastEnders.
“I also have a great love for the theatre and have appeared in many National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company productions,” said Roger.
“I enjoy teaching young people and increasing their interest in the profession; as well as teaching at the college, I also take workshops at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.”
Roger’s part-time commitment to teaching allows him to also carry on acting and he can be heard on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour all next week in a play called Keep the Homes Fires Burning.
Tina Norcup, Performing Arts team leader, said: “Roger brings a tremendous amount of expertise to the college with his wide range of skills and understanding of theatre, television, film and radio.”