Paul Henshall

Past Performer

Paul trained at Manchester Metropolitan School of Theatre and works in Theatre, Radio and TV.

His TV credits include; Dr Dean West: Holby City, Paul Ball: I’m With Stupid, Michael Scant: A Thing Called Love, Ollie Beresford: Casualty, David Hobbs: Playing the Field, all for BBC. Prankster: Off Their Rockers – Blue Badge Special, ITV

Paul was the first disabled person in the country to gain a qualification in stage combat from the British Academy of Dramatic Combat, and in 2007 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Staffordshire University for services to acting and the promotion of disabled actors.

Paul is also a trained and registered Hypnotist, specialising in confidence, stage fright and phobias, and also performs comedy stage hypnosis shows. Find out more at

Paul joined FRONTLINEdance as a trainee back in 2001 for our IGNITE! Project. He then joined the main cast for ‘A Table for One Please’ and danced for us on our INCLUSION education tours.

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