Actor CV 

 about me 

Height: 5"11   |   Eye Color: Brown   |   Hair Color: Dark Brown

I most recently toured my multi-award winning solo show 'VELVET' across the UK and Irelend in 2019, ending with a 4 week run at London's Above the Stag Theatre. The show initally premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2018 where it featured in The Scotsman's 'bestofthefest' feature on multiple occasions.

EXPERIENCE 

Theatre

Tom   |  VELVET   |   Above the Stag   |   Andrew Twyman  |   2019

Tom   |  VELVET   |   work.Theatre (UK & Ireland Tour)  |   Andrew Twyman  |   2019

Tom   |  VELVET   |   work.Theatre (Edinburgh Fringe) |   Andrew Twyman  |   2018

R   |  5 Guys Chillin'   |   Kings Head Theatre / Assembly Roxy  |   Peter Darney  |   2017

JC   |  Sket   |   Park Theatre  |   Prav MJ  |   2016

Lysander   |  A Midsummer Night's Dream   |   Wildcard  |   James Meteyard  |   2016

Chorus   |  Wars of the Roses   |   Rose Theatre, Kingston  |   Trevor Nunn  |   2015

Film

Teenager   |   Once Upon a Time in London   |   Gateway Films  |   2019

Other

HSBC  |   Coperate   |   John Golley  |   2019

 

Sony PS4  |   Commercial   |   Nic Cornwall  |   2017

Dixons  |   Coperate   |   Natalie Smith  |   2017

Netsky   |   Music Video  |   Leo Bridle  |   2016

 Training 

Professional Acting   |   The Oxford School of  Drama  |   2012-2015

Acting Foundation   |   Drama Centre London   |   2011-2012

press 

"The crackle of the piece comes from Ratcliffe’s snappy and charismatic delivery. The fact he’s so inherently likeable makes the deception feel all the worse."
- The Stage on VELVET

"Honest and painfully real in its portrayal... the play comes alive with the actor's impressive body language, tackling narcissism and the trappings of wanting an acting career."

- Broadway World on VELVET

"Of the men, Tom Ratcliffe’s volatile JC is genuinely frightening, switching from persuasive charmer to psychopath in a flash."

- The Stage on Sket

"The whole cast is outstanding, particularly Tessie Orange-Turner as Tamika and Tom Ratcliffe as JC, who are not only utterly believable but deliver the most touching moments of the evening."

- A Younger Theatre on Sket

"This made some of the stories they told almost heartbreaking to hear. This was particularly true with the young ‘twink’ of the group ‘R’ played extremely well by Tom Ratcliffe, and there were times when his tales almost reduced me to tears."

- LondonTheatre1 on 5 Guys Chillin'

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