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2002-2019  TV presenter -  CBeebies presentation, 'Step Inside', CBeebies pantomimes, proms & specials including King Alonso in CBeebies' 'The Tempest'  'Show Me Show Me' and 'Stargazing'.
  
Chris & Pui devised  BAFTA & RTS winning ‘Old Jack’s Boat’ as well as 'Show Me Show Me' & various CBeebies Christmas Pantos 

1995-7   writer + actor  in nearly 200 episodes of ‘Wood Lane TV’, CBBC’s very own mini soap.

1993-2001  TV presenter -  Children’s BBC -  'The Broom Cupboard', ‘Fully Booked’, ‘The Friday Zone’, ‘Short Change’, ‘Look Sharp’, ‘Playdays’, ‘Jungle Run’, ‘Maths Mansion’, ‘Voyager’.   



 


Concerts & Stage

2009 - 2017  performer - ‘The Chris & Pui Show’  touring theatre Show

1995 +   writer, director & actor in 25 pantomimes at some of the UK's most prestigious theatres including four at the Richmond Theatre, eight at Bournemouth Pavilion, Lighthouse Poole, Bromley & the Swansea Grand.

1995 +  host, singer + narrator for family concerts for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra & Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Cambridge Philharmonic, Northern Sinfonia, Nottingham Philharmonic, BBC Concert Orchestra


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Pantomime - Theatre

2019/20  Happy Harry  'Sleeping Beauty'    (Daryl Back / Swindon Wyvern)   writer / dir  / actor
2018               Dick             'Dick Whittington'   (D Reeves / Poole Lighthouse)  writer / dir / actor
2017        Simple Simon   ‘Jack & the Beanstalk’      (Qdos / Wycombe Swan)     director / actor
2016/17       Chester          ‘Sleeping Beauty’             (FFE / Richmond Theatre)    director / actor
2015/16       Buttons               ‘Cinderella’                   (FFE / Richmond Theatre)    director / actor
2014/15      Muddles             ‘Snow White’                 (FFE / Richmond Theatre)                      actor
2013/14       Wishee         ‘Aladdin’         (UK Prods / Bournemouth)        writer / director / actor
2012/13   Happy Harry     ‘Sleeping Beauty’          (UK Prods / Bmth Pavilion)     director / actor
2011/12      Silly Billy      ‘Jack & B’stalk’    (UK Prods / Bmth Pavilion)   writer / director  / actor
2010/11       Buttons         ‘Cinderella'      (UK Prods / Bmth Pavilion)     writer / director / actor
2009/10      Muddles       ‘Snow White’      (UK Prods / Bmth Pavilion)     writer / director/ actor
2008/9         Buttons         ‘Cinderella’    (UK Prods / Swansea Grand)      writer / director/ actor
2007/8        Muddles  ‘Snow White’   (UK Prods / Basingstoke Anvil)  co-writer / director/ actor
2006/7     Muddles    ‘Snow White’    (UK Prods / Tunbridge Wells)    co-writer / director/ actor
2005/6      Wishes Washee    ‘Aladdin’     (UK Prods / Bmth Pavilion)     writer / director / actor
2004/5      Jack        ‘Jack & the B’stalk’     (UK Prods / Bmth Pavilion)    writer / director / actor
2003/4     Buttons     ‘Cinderella’    (UK Prods / Basingstoke Anvil)     co-writer / director/ actor
2002/3     Buttons         ‘Cinderella’       (UK Prods / Bournemouth Pavilion)          director/ actor
2001/2     Buttons          ‘Cinderella’               (UK Productions / Malvern Theatre)                  actor
2000/1         Jack       ‘Jack & the B’stalk’       (Jim Davidson / Croydon Ashcroft)                     actor
1999/0       Smee             ‘Peter Pan'            (E&B Paul Elliott / Reading Hexagon)                    actor
1998/9      Buttons         ‘Cinderella’     (E&B Brian Hewett Jones / Lewisham Broadway)      actor
1997/8      Silly Billy     ‘Jack & the B’stalk’         (E&B Paul Elliott / Bromley Churchill)           actor
1996/7      Wishee Washee    ‘Aladdin’               (E&B Paul Elliott / Richmond Theatre)           actor
1995/6      Wishee Washee    ‘Aladdin’                    (UK Productions / Guildford)                      actor


Pantomime / Specials  - Television

2018         'The Tempest'           CBeebies/ BBC1      actor     'King Alonso'
2017        'The Snow Queen'     CBeebies/ BBC1           actor             'Ivan'
2016          ‘Nutcracker’             CBeebies/ BBC1          actor          'Father'
2015      ‘Alice in Wonderland’  CBeebies/ BBC1    actor     'March Hare'
2014           ‘Peter Pan’            CBeebies/ BBC1      actor       'John Darling'
2013     ‘A Christmas Carol’     CBeebies/ BBC1    actor      'Bob Cratchit'
2012       ‘Jack & B'stalk’   CBeebies/ BBC1   writer / actor  'Dame Trott'
2011       ‘Strictly Cinderella’    CBeebies/ BBC1  writer / actor   'Baron'
2010              ‘Aladdin’            CBeebies/ BBC1             actor       'Emperor'
2009         ‘Jack & Jill’          CBeebies/ BBC1         writer / actor        self
2006         ‘Cinderella’        CBeebies/ BBC1      writer / actor    'Buttons'
1998     ‘Demon Headmaster Takes Over TV'   BBC1  co-writer / actor
1997           ‘Robin Hood’              BBC1              actor              'Will Scarlett'
1996             ‘Aladdin’    BBC1       co-writer / actor        'Wishee Washee'


Television

2014 - present              ‘CBeebies Prom’          CBeebies                   host            3 concerts
2009 - present           ‘Show Me Show Me’      CBeebies     co-creator / host     7 series
2018                             'Sing with CBeebies'     CBeebies                     host            1 series
2013 - present                  ‘Stargazing’               CBeebies                   host             3 series
2013 – present             ‘Old Jack’s Boat’           CBeebies  co-creator / writer   4 series
2001 – 2009                   ‘CBeebies On Air’      BBC1 & 2 & CBeebies    host          8 years
2001 - 2002                        ‘Jungle Run’              Yorkshire TV /  ITV       host         2 series
2001                              ‘Maths Mansion’           Channel 4             actor / host    1 series
2001                                 'Step Inside’               BBC2/digital           host                   50 eps
2000                                    ‘Soapfever’                     ITV                      host                 various
2000                                     ‘Exclusive’                 Channel 5              host                 various
1999                                   ‘Language Fix’       BBC Knowledge          host                various
1998 - 2000                      ‘Fully Booked’              BBC1 & 2               host                2 series
1998                                ‘Classics for Kids’              BBC2                   host           3 concerts
1998                                       ‘Voyager‘             BBC Knowledge          host               2 series
1997                               ‘The Friday Zone’               BBC1                    host               1 series
1995 - 1997                     ‘Wood Lane TV’                BBC2            writer  / actor     187 eps
1996                                 ‘Short Change’                  BBC1                    host               various
1995                                     ‘Playdays’                   BBC1 & 2                 host               various
1994 - 1995                        ‘Look Sharp’                    BBC1                    host              2 series
1993 – 1996                          Anorak                         BBC1                     actor             various
1993 - 1997             ‘The Broom Cupboard’       BBC1 & 2                  host              various



Radio

2016 - present                    ‘Saturday Classics’         BBC Radio 3        host
2016 - present                      various shows              BBC Surrey         host
2001 - 2003                         ‘The Happy Hour'                  LBC                host
1989 - 1992          ‘Ross King’ + various      BBC Radio 5     character actor
1988 - 1991    ‘Chris Jarvis Show’      Radio Orwell  / Saxon Radio    host



Family Concerts

2019 - present          family concert host       Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
2015 - present          family concert host       Scottish Chamber Orchestra
2009 - present    ‘Chris & Pui Roadshow’     various  theatres     writer / director / host
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1998 - present         host / narrator / singer        London Philharmonic Orchestra
                                 BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Cambridge Philharmonic, Northern Sinfonia,
Nottingham Philharmonic, BBC Concert Orchestra,


Stage


2009 – 2017       ‘The Chris & Pui Show’     various  theatres     writer / director / host



Discography

2019      'Sunny Songs for Singalongs'   Chris Jarvis   CD Album / Digital
2017                 'Kids Songs'                          various        CD Album / Digital
2016         ‘Animals Everywhere'              Chris & Pui     CD Album / Digital
2014               ‘Happy Times’                Chris & Pui          CD Album / Digital
2012            'Songs & Stories’               Chris & Pui       2CD Album / Digital
2006            'The Snowman’   with the London Philharmonic     CD Album
                                     including  'The Three Little Pigs & Red Riding Hood’
2005             ‘Chris Jarvis’    for Variety Club      Chris Jarvis      CD Album
2004          ‘CBeebies – the Album’         various            CD Album / Digital
1997         ‘Henry’s Cat – the Album’      in characters          CD / cassettes 



Voice Artist

2006-7              Bear & Butterfly                                  CBeebies
2002-5          Underground Ernie     
(ABC America/ CBeebies)
1998 -3                Dream Street              
  (ITV - 5 series -3 vox)
1997 +                  Henry’s Cat                       
(all vox + narrator)
& voice over for the following programmes:
2004-5              ‘Planet Cook’       [BBC 105 eps]     game show
2000             ‘See You In Court’ 
         (BBC2)           docudrama
2000 –1          ‘Catchphrase’   
(2 series)   (ITV)        game show

guest artist for the following TV shows:
Games Room (32) Comic Relief (2) Children in Need (5) Confessions Night Fever (4) Surprise Surprise Mr Wymi (guest) Demon Headmaster (guest star – 3 eps) Chucklevision (guest star – 1 ep) Boot Sale Challenge Live & Kicking Give Us A Clue (3) Blue Peter That’s Showbusiness (2)

audience warm up , Cartoon Network Roadshow, var cabaret & concerts (incl Butlin’s)

BA hons 2.1 (Business / Media)
member of PRS & MCPS, BAFTA, ALCS,
ACA (Action for Children's Arts), CMF (Children's Media Foundation)
British Actors' Equity

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The Chris & Pui Show


The Chris & Pui Show
CBeebies’ favourite double act is coming to town!

The Chris & Pui stage show is based on their TV work, especially ‘Show Me Show Me’. It features the toys & characters from the hit TV programme as well as their popular songs and routines. Catch the ‘Gingerbread Man’, marvel at the ‘Ugly Duckling’ becoming a beautiful swan and "oooh" and "aaah" as Miss Mouse attempts to zoom zoom zoom to the cheesy moon in her rocket. See Incy Wincy, Twinkle, Old MacDonald, Humpty, Granny Humpty and many more live on stage along with Tom, Momo, Teddington, Stuffy and Miss Mouse.

With songs, comedy sketches, a dash of magic and heaps of joining in, this is a family show for children aged two to a hundred and two. Get a groovy move on and see the freshest family show in town, 'The Chris & Pui Show'!

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