David Tuffnell is a graduate of LAMDA and has worked with directors such as Mike Alfreds and Fiona Buffini.
Theatre credits include: Mobius (THE PHYSICISTS), Arthur (THE ACCRINGTON PALS), Gene Kiernan (MAGGIE MAY), Sir Hugh (THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, Globe Theatre, Neuss, Upstairs at The Gatehouse and Lincoln Castle) for which The Stage said “the cod romantic sub-plot has amusing undertones of Little Britain, including David Tuffnell’s coy Welsh cleric”.
He has taken part in various Workshops at the London Film Academy, as well as a workshop production of A TASTE OF HONEY at the Young Vic and MARIANNE by Anna Jordan for Without A Paddle. He is also part of the Young Vic’s Outreach programme at York Theatre Royal. Short films include Hopeless Romantic, The Impossible Escape and One Woman’s Dream.
Co-founder of Teesside Theatre company less is MORE. Running for over eight years he has undertaken three writing festivals, as well as previous monthly events for local actors and writers called Act-Up Teesside, as well as adult acting classes.
Directing credits include: BEAUTIFUL THING, THE LARAMIE PROJECT, MISS CRISPY 1988 (UK tour), FORGET ME KNOT at The Customs House, Sunderland, BAZAAR AND RUMMAGE, YOUR HOME IN THE WEST, THAT GAY PLAY, A SLICE OF LIFE, IS THAT ALL THERE IS?, BLITHE SPIRIT.
Writing credits include: MISS CRISPY 1988 (Newcastle Theatre Royal, Customs House, Blackfriars Arts Centre), THAT GAY PLAY (Middlesbrough Theatre), IS THAT ALL THERE IS? (Jabberwocky Market), MISS ELLA AND THE LAMBTON WORM