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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
please click for more information / the Chris & Pui website 
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