Mark Arden (born 31 July 1956 in Newbury, Berkshire) is an English actor and comedian who played firefighter Roland 'Vaseline' Cartwright in London's Burning from 1986 to 1989.

In November 2016, Arden was among the former London's Burning cast members who attended the official opening of the new Dockhead fire station, on the site of the original Blackwall station where the show was filmed.[1]


  1. London’s Burning ‘Blackwall’ fire station reopened by cast and current firefighters