He has also delivered corporate training for clients including
RADA in Business and the Central
School of Speech and Drama.
He gives talks for schools and adult groups on acting, languages
and writing for performance.
Peter Sutton is also a playwright. He was invited to perform his own work at an international Shakespeare festival in 2006, was asked to write about Elgar for the composer’s anniversary in 2007, was commissioned to write and perform a presentation on Langland for the Autumn in Malvern Festival in 2012, and had his play about a modern-day Punch and Judy accepted and premiered in 2013. See the Author page for details.
As actor and reader, Peter
Sutton specialises in foreign languages and accents. He also gives readings from his own work, including Piers Plowman (see the Author page for details).
In 2017 Peter
Sutton is reading his poetry at events including Ledbury Poetry Festival, Ledbury Poetry Salons, Worcester Speakeasy, and meetings of Herefordshire Stanza.
He trained as an actor in 1996-7. He has worked in
English and German for companies including:
L’Khaim Theatre Company
Mouthpiece Theatre Company
New Connection Theatre Company
Pascal Theatre Company
The Steam Industry
Tricolore Theatre Company
Untamed Shrew Productions
“When you see an actor ‘read’ as if they’re not reading from a
script at all, and able to show you things about the character,
it is something very special for a writer, and an excellent skill
in an actor. Peter has that skill.” Victoria Grainger, Writer and Founder of Untamed Shrew Productions
“....disciplined, committed, and imaginative in rehearsal – a
leading force in the ensemble…Peter's performance was very moving.” Thomas Kampe, Director/Choreographer & Julia
Pascal, Artistic Director, Pascal Theatre
“I've used Peter Sutton to voice public sector video programmes.
He has a pleasing, authoritative quality and communicates conviction
and empathy with the subject matter. He is very flexible and able
to amend and adapt performance and script readily.” Mike Jackson, Director, Splash TV
“Peter is a skilled and generous performer.
He was a highly valued part of the Black Tonic team - hard working
and very professional." Katie Keeler,Producer, Black Tonic / Executive Producer, Theatre
“Peter worked with commitment and enthusiasm, a real team-player.
He was a flexible and accomplished performer, coping well with
the interaction and improvisation demanded by his role.” Katie Day, Artistic
Director The Other Way Works & Director
“great examples of teamwork and improvisation!” Lynne Goulding, People Initiatives