Silly Mid On productions was set up by Christopher Brougham to tour the play The Underarm at the Rotorua Arts Festival in 2011
Based in Wellington, Christopher has 25 years experience working as an actor, producer, publicist and writer in theatre and film in NZ, and helped workshop the final drafts of The Underarm when it was first performed in 2006, under acclaimed actor/director, Stuart Devenie’s leadership. He has since clocked up 98 performances as Colin, and is relishing cracking his century.
Christopher is best known for his major guest appearance as Robbie, on TVNZ soap, Shortland Street, appearing in 60 episodes. His numerous television and film credits include playing opposite Kevin Sorbo in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Lucile Ball’s brother, Freddie, in CBS’s Lucy, opposite Rachel York, and George in Craig McLachlan’s first NZ telemovie lead in, Absent Without Leave. Recently Christopher played an Ops. Centre Supervisor in James Cameron’s film Avatar, and worked in 2nd Unit with Andy Serkis on The Hobbit. Christopher holds a Masters in Script Writing from Victoria University, Wellington, and is also a photographer and designer.
Chapman Tripp Professional Theatre Awards:
2011 Best Supporting Actor - When the Rain Stops Falling
2010 Outstanding Performance - Me & Robert McKee, and Best Supporting Actor - Dead Man’s Cell Phone
2009 Best Supporting Actor – Charles Darwin: Collapsing Creation
2001 Nominated in a record four categories: Best Newcomer, Best Supporting Actor, Actor of the Year, and Production of the Year (Cast). Winner - Best Newcomer for Vick’s Boy. Winner - Production of the Year for On The Razzle.