Jamie Foreman

Eastenders' Derek Branning

East-end actor Jamie Foreman has starred in a number of high profile British TV and feature film productions working alongside some of the biggest names in the global film industry and reaching massive national audiences.

Foreman has been working as an actor since the late 1970’s, beginning with small roles on a number of major British television series including Wings, Dempsey and Makepeace, London’s Burning and Inspector Morse. By the 1990’s Jamie Foreman had established himself as a notable character actor often appearing as the hard man or as a gangster in thrillers and murder mysteries.

Jamie’s big break in feature film came in 1997 when he starred in the writing and directorial debut from fellow actor Gary Oldman, Nil by Mouth, where he starred alongside Ray Winstone and Kathy Burke. Jamie has continued to work in both British and American film and television including a major role in Matthew Vaughan’s Layer Cake (2004).

More recently, Jamie has played a recurring role in the BBC hit soap opera Eastenders where he replaced the retiring actor Terence Beesley in the role of Derek Branning as well as appearing in a number of British film productions including 2011’s Ironclad and 2012’s noir thriller I, Anna.

To book Jamie Foreman to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

See what people had to say about Derek, when he appeared at their corporate events:

“Yes they loved him! it’s  shame he didn’t have much time as I think he would have got better and better as he went along! I think he enjoyed the game too!, I had a good chat with him, lovely man!” – Becky, Leicester Tigers