Born in Bristol, in the United Kingdom in 1952, David Aldous has been a professional actor since 1988 when, after appearing in an amateur film called ‘Self Service’ when he won the LeHeden Trophy for best acting performance in a worldwide competition. He won the same trophy a year later for his performance in ‘Undercover’. The following year, he won the Lilly Rose Bowl for the best acting performance in ‘Time and Time Again’.
His career so far has been mostly in television and film, although he has made two professional appearances on stage in the west-end smash hit ‘A Slice of Saturday Night’, playing the part of Eric “Rubber Legs” Devine a night club owner, and Eddie, in ‘Tango’ a play written by Mrozek and adapted by Tom Stoppard, performed in Hammersmith, London. He has made various stage appearances with his business partner Keith Loring for ‘Between the Lines’ and has also completed a very successful tour of Swansea’s primary schools in a piece called ‘The Carpenter’s Shop’, with the Children’s theatre company, ‘The Constructive Construction Co’.
David’s television credits include ‘Casualty’ for the BBC, ITV’s ‘The Bill’, ‘Peak Practice’, ‘Soldier Soldier’, LWT’s ‘London’s Burning’, Channel 4’s ‘Teenage Health Freak’, BBC TV – Screen One ‘The Great Kandinski’ and Screen Two ‘Loved Up’, ‘Crimewatch’, ‘999’, ‘The Legacy of Reggie Perrin’, ‘Close Relations’ for the BBC, as well as Crimewatch Update. Walt Disney – Buena Vista Productions ‘Stick with me Kid’, a TV series called ‘Call Red’ and an episode of ‘Goodnight Sweetheart’. He has 2 feature films to his credit, ‘The Boston Kickout’ directed by Paul Hills and ‘Monarch’, directed by John Walsh, a period piece about Henry VIII. He has being seen in three commercials made for the Discovery Channel – ‘Animal Planet’.
David presented ‘Hope in the Night’, and then further he also presented a weekly radio program for ‘Premier Christian Radio’, Christian radio for London; called ‘Passages of Life’ which he devised himself.
David has also worked as producer for 3 different radio programmes for Premier and with his work for Genesis TV, he presents ‘A Time to Worship’, a weekly live TV show split into 3 parts. The first 30 minutes is dedicated to worship. He then preaches for 30 minutes and the final part is interaction with the audience via email, text and telephone calls. The programme is transmitted live every Friday live at 4.30pm GMT and repeated on Sundays at 11.30am GMT.
Before forming David Aldous Media Productions, David directed and edited two documentary films, ‘The Church without Walls’ and ‘Taming the Tiger’ made for sale and broadcast around the globe.