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Fine Time Fontayne

Fine Time's work encompasses every aspect of the entertainment industry including film, television, radio and theatre.

Theatre includes:  Hercules (Amphitryon) and  Much Ado About Nothing (Dogberry), Chester Performs;  Medea, Brassed Off, Lucky Chance and One Big Blow, York Theatre Royal;  Can’t Pay Won’t Pay New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme;  A Midsummer Night's Dream,  The Swan, Worcester; Family Values,  Bristol Old Vic; Derby Day, The Octagon Theatre, Bolton; The Merchant of Venice and The True Story of The Sinking of the Titanic,  The Crucible, Sheffield; Noises Off and Jack and The Beanstalk, at The Everyman, Cheltenham;  Phantom of The Opera, Contact, Manchester; The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui and Twelfth Night, Derby Playhouse; Something Wicked This Way Comes, The Liverpool Everyman; Dick Whittington, Sleeping Beauty, Mother Goose, Aladdin and Cleaning Windows, Oldham Coliseum and Salt of The Earth, Hull Truck – National Tour. 

TV includes:  Eric & Ernie, Doctors;  Born and Bred, Casualty, Degrees of Error, A Little Bit of Lippy, Can't Stop Me Dreaming, Mr Wroe's Virgins, Eastenders, Common As Muck, Out of The Blue and All Creatures Great and Small, all for the B.B.C.; Coasting, Bulman, There Was An Old Woman, Hillsborough, Cracker, The Ward and Coronation Street (in which he played Hilda Ogden's lodger), all for ITV Granada;  Emmerdale, The Royal, Harry's Mad for Central;  At Home With The Braithwaites, Heartbeat and How We Used To Live for ITV Yorkshire;  Hollyoaks and The Courtroom for Mersey Television.

Film  includes:  Twenty Four Hour Party People for Revolution Films;  Winnie and Itch for Channel 4 films; Butterfly Kiss for Dan Films;  Girl's Night for Granada Films.

Fine Time has played Stephen Blackburn in two series of The Blackburn Files and the title role in Richard Matthewman for B.B.C. Radio 4;  Earl in Nigel and Earl Sort Out The World,  he narrated a series of Jacob Two Two, both for B.B.C. Radio 5.

Other aspects of his talents include juggling, magic and a Punch and Judy Routine.

For Northern Broadsides:  Love’s Labour’s Lost, Hamlet, Othello, Medea,  Romeo and Juliet, King John, The Merry Wives and  Antony and Cleopatra.