C. C. Humphreys
Chris (C.C.) Humphreys is an actor, playwright, fight choreographer and novelist. Major roles have included Hamlet, Jack Absolute and the original voice of Salem the Cat in ‘Sabrina, the Teenage Witch’.
He has written eight historical fiction novels: ‘The French Executioner’, runner up for the CWA Steel Dagger for Thrillers 2002; and its sequel, ‘Blood Ties’, a bestseller in Canada; ‘Jack Absolute’, ‘The Blooding of Jack Absolute’ and ‘Absolute Honour’- short listed for the 2007 Evergreen Prize by the Ontario Library Association. His latest are: ‘Vlad – The Last Confession’, the epic novel of the real Dracula. (Sourcebooks May 2011); and the recently published, ‘A Place Called Armageddon’ (Hachette June 2011), published in the US by Sourcebooks in September 2012. He has just finished his new novel about William Shakespeare’s fight choreographer, ‘Shakespeare’s Rebel’
He also writes for young adults: a trilogy called ‘The Runestone Saga’ consisting of, ‘The Fetch’, ‘Vendetta’, and ‘
From my website
Ok, this is scary. Ever since I pulled out that shot of me duelling as Jack Absolute to accompany my last blog, I’ve been both intrigued and appalled by a pile of unsorted photos. And I thought: well, why not … Continue reading →
Funny how you stumble across things! I was searching through an old file – and look what fell out! There’s me, in 1987, at the Festival Theatre, Malvern, UK duelling as Jack Absolute in ‘The Rivals’. It was the first … Continue reading →