Colin McFarlane is a Hollywood and television actor and voice artist. After leaving The Perse he studied Drama at Loughborough University.
He has made television appearances in The Fast Show, Judge John Deed, Outlander, Jonathan Creek, Death in Paradise, Father Brown, The Thin Blue Line, M.I. High, Jeeves and Wooster and Black Books. His film work has included Batman Begins and The Dark Knight Triology where he played Gillian B Loeb.
Colin voiced God and Goliath for Testament: The Bible in Animation, JJ and Scoop in Bob the Builder, Bulgy in Thomas & Friends, and PC Malcolm Williams in Fireman Sam. He has voiced numerous characters in the Doctor Who franchise. He is the narrator on the game show The Cube and voices Greg in the Buzz! video game series.
He is also known for his appearances on popular soap operas, including Coronation Street, Holby City and Eastenders.
In 2013, Colin appeared with Lenny Henry in a critically acclaimed revival of August Wilson’s Fences at the Duchess Theatre in London. The pre-West End tour brought the production to Cambridge, where a number of Colin’s OP friends caught up with him.