Martin is a theatre producer, actor, director and tutor. Following his training he worked freelance as an actor before becoming the artistic director of Manchester based Rocket Theatre in 1995. The company has produced over 25 plays to date including more recently Martin's own adaptation of the Oscar Wilde story Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime. Plays tour throughout the UK and the company has performed in well over 100 different venues.
As an acting tutor and audition coach, Martin teaches in group classes and on a one-to-one basis. He often assists drama school applicants and aspiring actors with their audition pieces and advises those hoping to break into the profession.