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PETER SETTELEN

Principal Events:

Left school to become Student Stage Manager
at 'Watford Palace' Theatre.

Student Stage Manager at the Royal Court Theatre London  
working on Chekov's 'Uncle Vanya' starring Paul Schofield
Stage Manager of The Theatre Upstairs at the Royal Court.
Worked on original production of AC/DC by Heathcote Williams.

Trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
winning only award for final year students.

Began acting career in Television playing the lead in Armchair
Theatre play 'Beyond our Means', about a boy who had a
brain tumor, for ITV. Did sixteen more productions for
television in the following 18 months including Octavius Ceasar
in the award winning 'Heil Caesar', 'Vienna 1900' opposite
Robert Stephens and Lyn Redgrave and the Psychiatrist opposite
Warren Mitchell in the Play for Today 'Moss' all for the BBC.
Plus an unlikely guest lead in 'Coronation Street' for ITV

Made first stage appearance in the 'Dame of Sark' opposite
Celia Johnson and Tony Britton at Wyndhams Theatre in the West End of London.
Nominated for Plays and Players 'Most Promising Newcomer' Award.

Returned to Television. Parts included guest lead in 'Public Eye' for
ITV, Charlie Sloane in 'Anne of Avonlea' for the BBC. 'Thriller' for
ITV opposite Patrick MacNee, Joanna Pettit and Max Wall. Also played
the Prince in 'Sleeping Beauty' for Jackanory Playhouse for the BBC

Played lead opposite June Ritchie in 'The Cuckoo Calls' for ITV
Played Lt Peter Cole in 'A Bridge Too Far' opposite Sean Connery

Played Lt Sulivan in the BAFTA award winning BBC series 'The Voyage of
Charles Darwin', filming on location in the Andes and Tierra Del
Fuego. Played Sandy Hardcastle in the ITV serial 'Flambards' and
the lead in the classic serial 'Huntingtower' for BBC Scotland
.
Played Lt Mallory in the 'School Mistress' opposite
Patricia  Routledge at the Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester.
Played Mr Wickham in 'Pride and Prejudice' for the BBC

Joined the RSC appearing in Shakespeares's 'Romeo and Juliet'
'Timon of Athens', 'Richard III' and Edward Bond's 'The Fool'.

Made a War film in the war zone in Iraq, playing Lt Young in
'The Great Question' Fulfilled a personal ambition and told
a story for 'Jackanory'

Played lead in ITV film 'Seaton's Aunt' opposite Mary Morris
and was persuaded to play the Duke of Windsor
in the hit comedy series 'Brass'.

Played Prince Hugo in 'The Prattling Princess' opposite Patsy Kensit
and Colin Blakely for BBC's Jackanory Playhouse. Guested in
'Connie' starring Stephanie Beecham. Appeared in Sidney Sheldon's
'If Tomorrow Comes' opposite Tom Berenger

Appeared in the Mini Series 'Queenie' and the feature film
'A Christmas Carol' opposite Lucy Gutteridge and George C. Scott.
Began doing VoiceOvers and Narrations for commercials and documentaries

Toured England, Wales and Pakistan playing the leading part of
Captain Bluntchli in 'Arms and the Man' by George Bernard Shaw

Played Douglas Gold in 'Triangle at Rhodes' in the series 'Poirot'.
opposite David Suchet, Annie Lambert and Angela Down for LWT.

Played a leading character of the 'News Producer' in TV film
'Making News' for Thames Television. During research met
John O'Loan, then Head of SKY News. Was asked by him to develop
the 'Presentation Skills' of thirty Newscasters and Journalists
for 'Sky News'

Directed Alexei Arbusov's stage play 'The Promise' in London
with Helen Baxendale, Clive Hayward and Brian Mitchell

Commissioned to write
Just Talk to Me... from Private Voice to Public Speaker

Adapted the Russian play 'Dostoyevsky's Women' by Edvard Radzinsky

'Just Talk to Me...'. published in the UK by Thorsons at HarperCollins.
Guested on more than thirty Radio and TV programs

Appeared on stage in three hander 'The Business of Murder' by Richard Harris

More acting details can be found at IMDB

Makes several appearances in new Sky TV Series
"Make Me a Millionaire Inventor" airing Autmn 2013
Produced by Kalel and Objective Productions

Plays Ludwig in new short film
"Schwartzwald" Directed by Moritz Riewoldt
Opposite Sabine Postel and Colin Hurley

Continuing to work as Communications Advisor.
Developing projects for Television and Film
Revised and updated his book

Also
Helped his wife Sarah with her book about the short life
of their very special daughter Ellie.
Finalised the adoption of Natasha from Russia
Helped Sarah with the Charity ThePromise
which helps children with Special Needs in Russia