Hervé

Actor

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NEWS 2019

MARCH  I have been nominated for the  Arts and Media  category  at the    Black British Business Awards   that will take place in London in October. The awards programme recognises, rewards and celebrates exceptional performance and outstanding achievements of black people in businesses operating in the U.K.

MARCH
I have been nominated for the Arts and Media category at the Black British Business Awards that will take place in London in October. The awards programme recognises, rewards and celebrates exceptional performance and outstanding achievements of black people in businesses operating in the U.K.

MARCH  It was such a pleasure to perform with this talented group of Mexican singers in a recital that took place in the   Museo José Luis Cuevas   in Mexico City.

MARCH
It was such a pleasure to perform with this talented group of Mexican singers in a recital that took place in the Museo José Luis Cuevas in Mexico City.

MARCH  I was invited as a   French coach   to do a masterclass on French pronunciation with opera singers in Mexico City. Our main focus was on French melodie and arias.

MARCH
I was invited as a French coach to do a masterclass on French pronunciation with opera singers in Mexico City. Our main focus was on French melodie and arias.

FEBRUARY  I performed my second concert of the year at The University of Campeche (South Mexico).

FEBRUARY
I performed my second concert of the year at The University of Campeche (South Mexico).

FEBRUARY  Interview on Radio Universidad on my for my concert  Some Enchanted Evening  in Campeche (Mexico).

FEBRUARY
Interview on Radio Universidad on my for my concert Some Enchanted Evening in Campeche (Mexico).

JANUARY  I am pleased to announce that the tv series I did last year can now be seen on  NETFLIX.  I am appearing in Episode 2.

JANUARY
I am pleased to announce that the tv series I did last year can now be seen on NETFLIX. I am appearing in Episode 2.

JANUARY  I was extremely elated to give my first concert of the year in  Mexico City,  singing musical theatre songs from The Lion King, Show Boat, South Pacific, Crazy For You, The Wiz…etc.

JANUARY
I was extremely elated to give my first concert of the year in Mexico City, singing musical theatre songs from The Lion King, Show Boat, South Pacific, Crazy For You, The Wiz…etc.

NEWS 2018

DECEMBER Bill Murray  attended a performance of The Prisoner at The Theatre For a New Audience in New York City. We had the privilege of having dinner with him afterwards.

DECEMBER
Bill Murray
attended a performance of The Prisoner at The Theatre For a New Audience in New York City. We had the privilege of having dinner with him afterwards.

DECEMBER  Hiran Abeysekera as Mavuso & Hervé Goffings as Ezekiel in Peter Brook’s   The Prisoner   at  the Theatre for a New Audience  in New York. Photographer: Joan Marcus.

DECEMBER
Hiran Abeysekera as Mavuso & Hervé Goffings as Ezekiel in Peter Brook’s The Prisoner at the Theatre for a New Audience in New York. Photographer: Joan Marcus.

NOVEMBER  We started the performance at  The Yale Repertory theatre.  Here are some links to reviews:  - Yale Daily News   - New Haven Register   - Hartford Courant

NOVEMBER
We started the performance at The Yale Repertory theatre. Here are some links to reviews:
- Yale Daily News
- New Haven Register
- Hartford Courant

OCTOBER  I just finished a two week run of   The Prisoner   at the Teatro Vittoria in Rome. It was a fantastic way to finish the European tour of The Prisoner.

OCTOBER
I just finished a two week run of The Prisoner at the Teatro Vittoria in Rome. It was a fantastic way to finish the European tour of The Prisoner.

SEPTEMBER  Meeting with Ralph Fienes in the corridor of The National Theatre.   Ralph performing in  Cleopatra  and me in  The Prisoner.

SEPTEMBER
Meeting with Ralph Fienes in the corridor of The National Theatre. Ralph performing in Cleopatra and me in The Prisoner.

SEPTEMBER  I have started the three week run as Ezechiel in   The Prisoner   at  The National Theatre.

SEPTEMBER
I have started the three week run as Ezechiel in The Prisoner at The National Theatre.

SEPTEMBER  Last year I got my first part in the  BBC 2/Nettflix  series   Black Earth Rising’   starring Michaela Coel, John Goodman and Harriet Walter. I appeared in the second episode as a hitman.   TRAILER.

SEPTEMBER
Last year I got my first part in the BBC 2/Nettflix series Black Earth Rising’ starring Michaela Coel, John Goodman and Harriet Walter. I appeared in the second episode as a hitman. TRAILER.

AUGUST  First performance as Ezechiel in The Prisoner. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod for the Guardian.  Edinburgh International Festival. The Royal Lyceum Theatre.

AUGUST
First performance as Ezechiel in The Prisoner. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod for the Guardian.
Edinburgh International Festival. The Royal Lyceum Theatre.

AUGUST  International cast of   The Prisoner.   Rehearsals took place at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris. From left to right:   Hiran Abeysekera ( Sri Lanka), me,  Donald Sumpter  ( as seen of   Game of Thrones ), Kalieaswari Srinivasan (seen in  Dheepan  which won the Palme d'Or at the International Film Festival,Cannes 2015) and Omar Silva (Mexico).

AUGUST
International cast of The Prisoner. Rehearsals took place at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris. From left to right:
Hiran Abeysekera (Sri Lanka), me, Donald Sumpter ( as seen of Game of Thrones ), Kalieaswari Srinivasan (seen in Dheepan which won the Palme d'Or at the International Film Festival,Cannes 2015) and Omar Silva (Mexico).

JULY  I have been cast as Ezekiel in   The Prisoner,   a play written and directed by theatre director  Peter Brook & Marie-Hélène Estienne.  International tour will take place in Europe and North America.

JULY
I have been cast as Ezekiel in The Prisoner, a play written and directed by theatre director Peter Brook & Marie-Hélène Estienne. International tour will take place in Europe and North America.

APRIL    The Ballerina,   a great play for which I played a journalist (voice-over).

APRIL
The Ballerina, a great play for which I played a journalist (voice-over).

MARCH  I was invited as a  French coach  to do a masterclass on French pronunciation with opera singers in Mexico City. Our main focus was on French melodie and arias.

MARCH
I was invited as a French coach to do a masterclass on French pronunciation with opera singers in Mexico City. Our main focus was on French melodie and arias.


NEWS 2017

NOVEMBER - DECEMBER  Performing as  Caliban  in this new French version of Shakespeare's   La Tempête   at the Théâtre de Privas, France.  TRAILER.

NOVEMBER - DECEMBER
Performing as Caliban in this new French version of Shakespeare's La Tempête at the Théâtre de Privas, France. TRAILER.

SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER  Rehearsals for Shakespeare’s   La Tempête.   Picture of    Stephano  and  Caliban  in action.

SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER
Rehearsals for Shakespeare’s La Tempête. Picture of Stephano and Caliban in action.

AUGUST   I took part in a short film, FEAR. Written and directed by Stephan Erdman and produced by Mungo Films, it tells the true story of André, a migrant of African descent who just arrives in the port of Dover, U.K and has nowhere to spend the night.

AUGUST
I took part in a short film, FEAR. Written and directed by Stephan Erdman and produced by Mungo Films, it tells the true story of André, a migrant of African descent who just arrives in the port of Dover, U.K and has nowhere to spend the night.

JULY   I had a great time shooting this commercial for the antiperspirant Soft & Gentle at the East London studios. It is shown on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.  See the ad.

JULY
I had a great time shooting this commercial for the antiperspirant Soft & Gentle at the East London studios. It is shown on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram. See the ad.

MAY   I took part in an interesting video project called  The Other Solos . It is a series of Shakespeare monologues that deal with issues of identity, and migration. performed by actors whose mother tongue is not English. To see the video please  click here.

MAY
I took part in an interesting video project called The Other Solos. It is a series of Shakespeare monologues that deal with issues of identity, and migration. performed by actors whose mother tongue is not English. To see the video please click here.

APRIL - JULY   I really enjoyed performing my One-Man Show  HERVÉ  in the UK and Paris. To see the trailer please  click here .

APRIL - JULY
I really enjoyed performing my One-Man Show HERVÉ in the UK and Paris. To see the trailer please click here.

MARCH   I was thrilled to be cast as  Caliban  in a new French version of Shakespeare’s   La Tempête.

MARCH
I was thrilled to be cast as Caliban in a new French version of Shakespeare’s La Tempête.

FEBRUARY  I joined the China Plate's Optimists producer training course, which tackles the lack of diversity amongst theatre-makers and producers in the independent theatre sector.

FEBRUARY
I joined the China Plate's Optimists producer training course, which tackles the lack of diversity amongst theatre-makers and producers in the independent theatre sector.