Meet The Boffins


Meet our Science Boffins – they like to cause a chemical reaction; to demonstrate that what goes up may not come down; to show how light can create magical illusions; and, most of all, they like to involve the children in very smelly experiments!

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Andrew has been working as an actor for many years (he's worn well), in theatres TV and film. He also directs and works as a lookalike for Manuel of Fawlty Towers fame.

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Angela loves experiments, getting a bit messy, and a good party, so working with Science Boffins is something she greatly enjoys. 

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Carmen has trained and worked as an Actress and appeared in Theatre, Film and Television. Acting work has been quite diverse playing parts ranging from the Duchess in the Duchess of Malfi in Theatre to the young Grandmother of a teenage Mother for a series on BBC2 "L8RS".

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Dave S

David trained at Bird College of Performance studying Acting and at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts studying Musical Theatre.  

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David H

Claiming to be the unlikeliest career Boffin, at school he always looked forward to the Science lessons and gained some distinction in his lab ability. Then David started working life as an Accountant. After an early retirement his wife could not stand him underfoot all the time and told him to go and do something useful.

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David P

David P has been with Science Boffins since 2006 and has met some great people at his parties. David enjoys making people laugh, especially seeing the children smile and laugh; he always makes sure they all have a good time and join in the fun. 

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Boffin Ed has been acting professionally for 16 years which includes credits on TV, Film and Commercial. 

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Emma, an multi-talented actor has added Science Boffins to her list of scalps.

She is never happier than when she is amongst children having fun and teaching them some words of wisdom of a scientific nature.

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Boffin Fiona lives in Southampton, but comes from Scotland. Fiona worked for ten years as a youth worker in Glasgow before moving to London to train as an actress at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

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Jan joined Science Boffins in early 2010 and absolutely loves it!

Jan was originally from Suffolk but she has called London her home for many years.

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Boffin 'Jolly' Jayne has many years experience in theatre, film, television and entertainment and loves nothing better than spending time teaching children science through fun, hands on experiments as there is no better way to learn!

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Boffin Joel is not only a versatile actor but also a stand up comedian. He has experience in role play, character acting and Theatre in Education. 

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Mark has been a Science Boffin since early 2007 and says he has enjoyed every party he has done.

When not entertaining children Mark is a security officer at Gatwick Airport and says “the parties I do are a relaxing break from the tension of my work”.

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Mark C

Mark trained at Hull University and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and has worked for the last 15 years as an actor and facilitator.

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An aspiring Paediatrician, Boffin Neil has been working with children for many years through youth clubs and public festival events. 

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Neville’s favourite subject in school was physics. He holds an MSc from Westminster University and spent many years in the transport industry, working mainly in the fields of data analysis and systems implementation.

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Boffin Nicola has had a varied career working in a variety of fields including Shakespeare, children's theatre, journalism and the historic world of steam railways.

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Patrick was born in Zimbabwe & started off life on African Farms. He experienced wild animals like BIG elephants from an early age.

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Rebecca joined the Science Boffins in May 2014 and is delighted to be entertaining and teaching children in the South West.

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Rob's extensive experience in the world of entertainment includes several walk-on parts for film and television. He has also played roles in several student film projects and has voiced narrators and animated characters. He has had much experience in live theatre, both from a performance side and production.

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Boffin Sarah is a professional actor and has toured in many stage productions ranging from panto to gritty new writing to Shakespeare.

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Sophie graduated from Drama College in 2005.

Since leaving college she has worked extensively in Theatre and Film as well as often being cast as a fairy over the Christmas period.

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