Martin Herdman stars as Gendarme Rigaumon

Martin has been an actor for 30 years. In that time he has played many roles in Theatre, TV, and Film, ranging from the most awful villains in TV dramas and soaps, to more endearing comedic characters in theatre, such as Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Nottingham Playhouse. Martin also acted at Shakespeare Globe Theatre for a season. Most recently he played the leading role of Micky in the feature film Sink. Before acting, Martin was a professional sportsman. Initially as a heavyweight boxer also representing England as an amateur.


Then he became a professional rugby player for Fulham RLFC for six years and played for Wales many times.  He has five children, ten grandchildren and lives with his partner Helen.  


The xenophobic policeman

“The dutch are slippery merchant types to a man. But he told me what I wanted to hear. That he’d tried to kill himself and not to blame anyone else.”

Douglas Booth stars as Armand Roulin

Robert Gulaczyk stars as Vincent van Gogh

Eleanor Tomlinson stars as Adeline Ravoux

Jerome Flynn stars as Doctor Paul Gachet

Saoirse Ronan stars as Marguerite Gachet

Chris O'dowd stars as Postman Joseph Roulin

John Sessions stars as Pere Tanguy

Aidan Turner stars as The Boatman

Helen McCrory stars as Louise Chevalier

James Greene stars as Old Man

Bill Thomas stars as Dr Mazery

Martin Herdman stars as Gendarme Rigaumon

Robin Hodges stars as Lieutenant Milliet

Josh Burdett stars as Zouave

Holly Earl stars as La Mousme

Joe Stuckey stars as Idiot Boy


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