Mike Raffone has many years experience as a compere and can be seen every year at Glastonbury Festival for the Performing Arts doing 3 - 5 hour marathon compering shifts inside The Circus Big Top.
Apart from this Mike has run variety clubs in the past. His latest project is The Royal National Theatre of Fools at Peckham. As well as producing this regular event Mike also hosts the evening and can compere a variety of entertainment events.
For more info about this unique night of variety visit www.theatreoffools.co.uk
Not just a live entertainer Mike is a writer as well. Apart from writing highly original street theatre shows Mike has also written a one man show called 'Human Puppeteer', an exploration of what it means like to join in. He has also written a radio sitcom called 'Instant Karma' about a meditation healer with anger issues.
Mike is half of the production company howhow and more info about these projects can be found at www.howhow.co.uk.
He's also a keen blogger with this regular blog 'Generation Why?' It's about a 20th century man trying to make sense of the 21st Century. You can read and follow here.
Mike began his professional acting career at The Theatr Clwyd at the tender age of sixteen. After gaining a BA Hons in Performing Arts Mike has had a consistant career in theatre working with some of the most high profile theatre companies in the UK. He has acted at the Croydon Warehouse Theatre in the sell out show The Oddyssey, at The Yeovil Octagon, The Doncaster Civic and with Alan Ayckbourn at The Stepen Joseph Theatre.
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Instant Karma Episode 1 The Sales Drive (Scene 1)