Martyn graduated with a Bachelor of Honours Degree in Acting from Newcastle College in 2011.

Since then he has written and performed his own play Double Act, which centered on the career and lives of a long running comedy duo. It premiered at Surgeons Hall as part of The Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2011. It ran for the full festival garnering positive reviews and notices for script writing and performances. In 2012 it was adapted for Spark FM radio and renamed Stick To The Act. He has provided additional material for the play focusing on the life of comedian Sir Norman Wisdom called Wisdom of a Fool which is currently touring the UK. 

Martyn has worked at sea as an entertainment host, assistant cruise director & cruise director for a well known cruise company. He has worked behind the scenes at the BBC's Newcastle Studio & toured pantomime. He has experience acting in top London tourist attractions and Escape Rooms.

Previous credits include: Presenter for 360 Development, Cabin Boy in Curse of Skull Island, Captain Blood in Dick Whittington, Arthur Douglas in Stick To The Act and Mayor Botchett in Jack and the Beanstalk (tour).