Alexander Clarkson

CPF Champion for the arts

Born and raised in Hertfordshire, Alexander is an actor and a voice over artist, having trained at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London. Under the stage name ‘Bradley Clarkson’, his career so far has been extremely varied: from West End musicals to Shakespeare, Restoration comedy to new British writing, TV commercials to voicing animation characters for the BBC.

As an actor, he has been involved with numerous community and outreach projects, including providing entertainment for local mental health facilities, producing and performing in one-man shows for charity, hosting charity auctions and presenting community talent shows which encourage young people to participate with a special emphasis one those from challenging backgrounds. Alexander firmly believes that the Performing Arts sector is not just a vital part of our economy which needs to be nurtured and promoted, but also is a thriving community that can make a huge difference to our society at large.

Before training to be an actor, Alexander studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science and obtained a BSc(Hons) in Government and History. He has been active in the Conservative Party for the last seven years and was part of the Stevenage campaign team with Stephen McPartland MP in 2010 that saw the Party take the seat from Labour. He served four years as Deputy Chairman (Political) of Stevenage Conservative Association and is now its Association Chairman. Moreover, having been Deputy Chairman (Membership) for three years at Hertfordshire Area, he is currently serving as Area Chairman. Alexander was Campaign Manager in Stevenage for the 2016 and 2017 local elections, and the 2017 General Election. He is an active member of Conservative Friends of the Commonwealth.

Alexander is excited to be championing a community that he feels proud to be part of and to be promoting an increased engagement and policy dialogue with those working in the field of Performing Arts - ‘thinking creatively about the Creatives’.