ALLIN KEMPTHORNE is an actor with extensive experience across film, television, commercials, live events, stage shows and theatre.
He has worked predominantly in comedy and children's shows where his lively, witty manner, high energy and improvisational skills are highly suited.
Allin is also a highly accomplished magician and juggler who is currently best known as the comedy character magician Professor Strange. He is also trained in Mime and Mask. He is a member of Equity and The Magic Circle.


Filming - Divine on Fire (Directed by Louis Joon) - President Surkov
2017 - The Ipanema File (Directed by Daniel Owen van Dommelen) - The Magician
2016 - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Directed by Burr Steers) - Juggling Clown (uncredited)
2012 - Learning Hebrew: A Gothsploitation Movie (Directed by Louis Joon) - Door Slammer
2011 - Johnny English Reborn (Directed by Oliver Parker) - Mr Rhubarb
2009 - The Vampires of Bloody Island (Directed by Allin Kempthorne) - Kevin Smallcock
2007 - The Riddle (Directed by Brendan Foley) - Cedric Skenshal
2004 - Absurdity (Directed by Jack Walters) - Brian Epstein


2018 - Britain's Got Talent (Thames) - Professor Strange
2017 - People Just Do Nothing (BBC) - Neil
2011 - Black Mirror (BBC) - Traumatised Man
2010 - John Bishop's Britain (BBC) - Bono
2008 - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (BBC) - John Wedgwood
2008 - The Colour of Magic (MOB Productions) - Cripple Wa (uncredited)
2007 - Genius (BBC) - Self
2006 - The Lavender List (BBC) - David Frost
2005 - Seconds from Disaster (National Geographic) - Roger Grigsby
2002 - The Big Impression (BBC) - Homicidal Clown
1998 - Mosley (BBC) - Billy Banting


2018-Current - Strange Magic (Touring) - Professor Strange
2015-Current - Gizmo's Marvelous Magic Show (Touring) - Gizmo
2015-Current - Captain Crossbone's Potty Pirate Show (Touring) - Captain Crossbones
2014-2016 - Eddie Twist (Touring) - Eddie Twist
2014 - Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (The Troxy for Secret Cinema) - Marvin Acme
2012-2019 - Santas Naughtiest Elves (Touring) - Flip Flop
2012 - The Magic and Mayhem Show (Queens Theatre, Hornchurch) - Gizmo
2011-2019 - Skull and Crossbones, The Potty Pirates (Touring) - Captain Crossbones
2008 - Lee Evans: Big Live at the O2 (The O2 for Off The Kerb) - Chef
2006-2010 - The Inspired Lunacy Show (The Royal Parks) - Gizmo
2006 - Aida (The Royal Albert Hall and Touring Raymond Gubbey) - Pharaoh's Guard
1998 - Dick Whittington (Touring for Chaplin's Pantos) - Captain Blood
1997 - The Ugly Duckling (Touring for Applause Productions) - Farmer Jolly


Crookshank and Son - Rob
The Metro Man - The Mime
The Woman and The Clown - The Clown


Saint's 'n Sinners - The Priest


Saint George for Leicester Council campaign
Santa Claus for
Presenter in series of 9 commercials for AA Car Essentials


Presenter in Sky Sports Promo
Job Interviewee in Staples Idents
Rock Star in MTV Moto Video
Juggler in Dubble Chocolate Commercial


White Faced Mime Artist in Doctors (BBC TV)
Street Performer in Doctor Who (BBC TV)
Mime Artist in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Directed by Alfonso Cueron)
Street Entertainer in Eastenders (BBC TV)
Cabaret Juggler in The Omid Djalili Show (BBC TV)

Captain Crossbones

News Reporter in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Neil in People Just Do Nothing

Baron Blood the Vampire Magician

Cripple Wa in The Colour of Magic

Shopping Channel Salesman in Sky Sports Commercial

Professor Strange

Marvin Acme in Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Santa Claus for

Dweebie the Robot

John Wedgewood in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Saint George


Magic: Jeff McBride's Magic and Mystery School, Las Vegas - 2016
Acting: The Method Studio, London - 1992-1994
Circus Skills: Circus Space (The National Centre for Circus Arts), London 1989-1991
Plus extensive individual classes and courses in various performance arts.


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