Peter Baker


Actor, improviser, deviser, storyteller and singer, Peter’s been a member of Degrees of Error since 2015, regularly performing in their improvised show Murder, She Didn’t Write as Mr Green (or Detective Willy Solvit).  The show tours the country and has a regular slot at the Pleasance, Edinburgh Fringe and a monthly show in Leicester Square Theatre.

Peter also performs fortnightly as Pablo in Closer Each Day, Bristol’s cult-favourite improvised soap opera at The Wardrobe Theatre, which recently gained the status of being the world’s longest-running improvised narrative.  In addition to performing improv, Peter also acts a mentor to local Bristol groups.

Recent theatre work includes Elvis Presley in Et Tu Elvie (dir. Nancy Medina), Woyzeck in Woyzeck (dir. Toby Hulse), Barry/Rupert/Maggie in Goldilock, Stock & Three Smoking Bears (Plymouth Theatre Royal), Sherlock in Sherlock Holmes and The Devil’s Whisper (dir. Stephanie Kempson).

As storyteller, Peter has performed and hosted at Bristol nights Nincompoop and Sharp Teeth.  As deviser, he’s created two solo shows, Confessions Of Inmate XXX for the UK’s first Micro Theatre Festival, run by Skint Theatre in 2016, and 2017’s immersive theatre piece Dr Weitzman Will See You Now plus cabaret act Dabs Debonair.

His latest devised piece is political comedy Parlour Games, in collaboration with The Wardrobe Theatre and Sharp Teeth, in which he plays Queen Victoria, touring the South West and Birmingham this Autumn.

Peter will also be seen in upcoming feature film House Of Bricks (dir. Hannah Silver), playing the main antagonist, Alex Wolf.

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