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UK National Tour, 1999, 2000
David is originally from Grangemouth in Central Scotland. He moved to London at the age of twenty two when offered a place at the Arts Educational Schools, where he completed a three year musical theatre course. Whilst training David played various roles including Tevye in 'Fiddler On The Roof', Judge Turpin in 'Sweeney Todd' and Slightly Soiled in 'Peter Pan' at the Derngate Theatre in Northampton.
David made his professional debut a few months after leaving college in 'A Christmas Carol' at the Key Theatre, Peterborough and for the English Theatre Company in Sweden. He followed this playing a pirate in a six month tour of 'Pirates of Penzance' with Paul Nicholas and then went directly to join the company of Joseph.
A native of Sweden, Anders started his professional career at the age of 16, when he appeared as back-up for several Swedish pop singers. After a short spell as a jazz singer, he decided to study theatre, dance and music at the Ballet Academy in Gothenburg, and came to England to study at Bodyworks in Cambridge. His theatre work in Sweden includes 'West Side Story', 'Cabaret', 'Les Miserables' and 'Andrea Chennier'. He has been fatured on television and radio in Sweden, and recently decided to come to England to live and work. Joseph being his British debut.
Iain is originally from Walsall in the West Midlands and made his professional det at the age of 12 in 'Damn Yankees' and 'Twelfth Night' at the Birmingham Rep. Iain went on to train a the Guildford School of Acting wherehe received the Principles Award for Musical Theatre, graduating in July 1999. Whilst training Iain played various roles including Adam in 'Children of Eden', The Wolf and Cinnrella's Prince in 'Into the Woods', Frank Lippencote in 'Wonderful Town' and Zinnawitz in 'Grand Hotel'.
He has sung at t Barican under the direction of Hugh Wollridge in 'Sondheim Tonight', appeared at the Chichester Festival Theatre in a 'Charity Gala' and in 'Cinderella' at the Anvil in Basingstoke. Iain was last seen at Christmas playinng Prince Michael in 'Snow White' at the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne.
UK National Tour, 1999
UK National Tour, 1998, 1999
UK National Tour, 1998
Gary J. Myers
UK National Tour, 1997
UK National Tour, 1987, 1989, 1990
UK National Tour, 1987
UK National Tour, 2001 - 2003
Since graduating from The Guildford School of Acting, Kieron's credits include Solo Dancer at the Intel Pentium world conference, 'Mother Goose' (Perth Repertory Theatre), 'Cinderella', 'Mother Goose', 'Dick Whittington', Old Mother Milly' and 'Beauty and the Beast' (York Theatre Royal), Raim in 'Queen and the Rebels' ( The Mill Theatre, Guildford), John Perks in The Railway Children' (Charles Cryer Theatre, Carshalton) and Cord Elam in 'Oaklahoma!' (Aberystwyth Arts Centre). Other work includes 'St John's Passion' (ENO) and the lead role of Criag in the national tour of 'Ladies' Night'.
UK National Tour, 2003, West End 2003 - 2004
Jez is thrilled to be making his West End debut in Joseph. On stage Jez has played Bing Crosby in Phoenix Productions' Legends of Swing and appeared in the ensemble in a rehearsed reading and performance of Walking with Angels at the ICA (dir. Christopher Manoe). A classically trained singer, Jez has performed across the world in cabaret and on some of the more prestigeous cruise lines, including the QEII. Other work includes Swing, Swing, Swing for Black Watch, as a guest soloist for The Tiverton Singers on a Spanish tour and in the Hollywood Musicals for Premiere.
UK National Tour, 2003
Spike trained at the Arts Educational Schools, London. His theatre credits include Gregory Reed in the premiere of 'Club Tropicana', the Emcee in 'Cabaret', Archibald Craven in 'The Secret Garden' and Doc in 'West Side Story'. Spike has recently returned from Ireland shooting a commercial for Vodafone. In addition to this he has just worked in conjunction with Bloosbury Books and the Royal Albert Hall publicising 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix' with J K Rowling.
UK National Tour, 2004
Jamie trained at the London School of Musical Theatre, his theatre credits include Rhurgold, Espresso and Dustin in 'Starlight Express'(Apollo Victoria), Roscoe and Mitch in 'Elegis'(Bridewell), Crook Fingered Jake in 'The Threepenny Opera'(City Centre Theatre, New York), Danny in 'Grease', Elvis in 'Elvis the Musical' and Art Kline in 'The Al Jolson Story', all for CMC. Concerts include 'A Celebration of West End Musical Theatre', 'Rodgers and Hammerstein, A Musical Tribute', '50 Years of Stage and Screen', all at the Palace Theatre London. Other theatre credits include 'Romeo and Juliet'(Dudley Castle), Pepe in 'West Side Story'(Wolverhampton), Bill Sykes in 'Oliver!' and Curley in 'Oklahoma!'(Lichfiled). Television credits include 'Dreams Can Come True' with Gaby Roslin(BBC), 'Blue Peter' and 'Fame School'. Jamie recently completed recording voice-overs for a series of children's nursery rhyme books. Jamie is thrilled to be on tour with the cast of 'Joseph'.
West End 2004 - 2005
Chris returns to the West End in his second musical.. His first musical production, after training at Mountview Theatre School, was Mr Spencer in 'Merrliy We Roll Along''. He follwed this with leads in the stage shows of 'Mulin Rouge', 'Boogie Nights' and 'Matador'. Chris has also appeared in 'Blood Brothers', 'Song and Dance', 'Peter Pan', 'West Side Story' and 'La Cage Aux Folles'. His pantomime credits include Bobby Shaftoe in 'Red Riding Hood' at the Eye Theatre and 'Aladdin' at the Theatre Royal, Lincoln, his home town. An all round athlete, he enjoys swimming and his regular visits to the gym.
UK National Tour, 2004
Matthew performed at the London Academy of Performing Arts, he then returned to his hometown of Swansea to perform Hopcroft in 'The Happiest Days of your Life',
Tommy Keeler in 'Annie Get Your Gun', Mordred in 'Camelot'. This followed with a season at 'The Talk of London', Drury Lane. Pantomimes include The Chinese Policeman in 'Aladdin', twice, Dame in 'Jack and the Beanstalk', and featured Dancer in 'Cinderella'.
Other theatre credits include Vanessa Ford's production of 'Twelfth Night', Jeffrey in 'Godspell' at the Millfield Theatre, Mole in 'Wind in the Willows' at the Gaiety Theatre,
Tony in 'The Boyfriend' at the Prince Regent Theatre Farnborough. Matthew has also toured with the 'Good Old Days' featuring Danny La Rue, toured Germany in 'Waltz Dream' and performed a season at Madam Jojo's. Television credits include 'Goodnight Sweetheart', 'Eastenders', 'Gayle's World' and ' Grange Hill'
UK National Tour, 2004 - 2007, May 2009
Marlon is originally from Rusislip Manor in Middlesex, and has a passion for performing since and early age. Marlon's recent theatre credits include 'Cinderella'(Theatre Royal, Windsor), the lead role in a newly written show called 'Archie' about the life of Bristol born Cary Grant, and the lead in the musical 'Honk!' at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2003. Other theatre credits include Nathan Detroit in 'Guy's & Doll's'(Beck Theatre), Carnival Boy in 'Carousel'(Richmond Theatre), Jesus in 'Godspell' and Doodle in 'Bugsy Malone', 'Dick Whittington'(Theatre Royal, Windsor, He has performed as a singer/dancer for P&O. Television credits include 'The Bill', 'Tipping the Velvet', 'Family Affairs' and a commercial for Sainsbury's. As well as photo shoots for Take a Break, That's Life and The Sun newspaper. He has also performed cabaret for the charities, 'Make a Wish' and 'The Variety Club'.
Simon began his training at the Sylvia Young Theatre School, and then at the Arts Educational School of Musical Theatre. Theatre credits include Muddles in 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarves' (Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford), The Stephanie Lawrence Project, directed by Hugh Wooldridge, and the title role in the musical 'Billy' (Kenneth More Theatre). Simon has recently returned after spending seven months on board MV Oriana for CMC Productions. Joseph marks Simon's West End debut.
West End, 1993
UK National Tour, 1988 - 1989
UK National Tour, 1986
UK National Tour, 1981
UK National Tour, 1975
West End, 1973
West End 2007 - 2009
Training: Arts Educational, London. Theatre includes: Gerald in Me and My Girl (tour), Father Frank Jr in Saturday Night Fever (Apollo Victoria), Mamma Mia! (Prince Edward), Achilles in Achilles in Heels (Landor), Miss Saigon (Asian premiere and UK tour), Jesus Christ Superstar (European tour) and La Traviata (Holland Park). Workshops include: Pete in Unzipped (Arts).
UK National Tour 2007 - 2008
Wayne trained at Richard Huish College in Somerset in the class of 2000, in Performing Arts and Contemporary Dance. After a short period of singing abroad in Greece and Spain he joined the cast of 12 at Centre Parcs, Cumbria as a lead male. Later in 2004 he joined Explosive Productions Ltd based in the North of England performing a multitude of shows each with different themes, from Motown to West End and Broadway. Wayne's latest achievement as an artist was taking part in the ITV show 'Grease is the Word'. He and partner Haley managed to sing and dance their way into the 3rd week of the live finals. Wayne is eternally grateful to be on stage and is pleased to be on the tour of 'Joseph'.
Guy trained at the Birmingham School of Acting and graduated in 2004. Since graduating, Guy's theatre credits include Bagheera in 'The Jungle Book' with the Birmingham Stage Company (national tour), Buldeo in 'The Jungle Book' at the Bloomsbury with the Birmingham Stage Company, Frank Sinatra in 'Dean, Sammy and Frank' (European Tour) with Frank Serr Showservice International. Most recently Guy has worked with the Carl Rosa Opera Company. Credits with the Carl Rosa Opera Company include Swing/Booth Signer in 'The Pirates of Penzance' (USA and Canada Tour), Ensenmble in 'The Priates of Penzance' (UK National tour), Ensemble in 'Patience'(UK National tour) and the Headsman in 'The Yeoman of the Guard' (National UK tour). TV and film credits include Paul Bernadino in 'The Corpse Wore White' (Mica Films) and Martin in 'Dies With Me' (Squelen Productions).
UK National Tour 2009
Training: Ross was awarded a full scholarship to train at Guildford School of Acting from where he recently graduated. Theatre while training: Pericles, Prince ofTyre (Pandar), A Dangerous Corner (Stanton), Trelawny of the Wells (Ferdinand Gadd), A Chorus Line (Greg), Bat Boy (Bud/Daisy), The Secret Garden (Major Shelley), Suburbia (Jeff). Ross was part of the
original cast of Chaplin the Musical playing Sydney Chaplin. Voice Over: Say It Productions.
Ross is pleased to be taking to the stage with Joseph and thanks his friends and family for the constant support.
UK National Tour 2009 - 2010
Training: Guildford School of Acting. graduating with a 2:1 BA (hons) in Musical Theatre in July 2009. Theatre includes: Aladdin in Aladdin (Bedworth Civic Hall); Roland in The
Musicians (Newcastle Theatre Royal): The Demon Headmaster - The Musical (Billingham
Forum); the Northern Youth Dance Company (Darlington Arts Centre). GSA experience includes: Juan in Man of La Mancha (Electric Theatre, Guildford): Actor 5 in Red, Hot and Cole, Skip/ensemble in Copacabana, Monk 4 in Blondel (Bellairs Playhouse); Sir George in Her Make Is Peifect (Chawton House): Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd, Camillo/Officer in The
Winter's Tale, Gordon in Dangerous Corner (Bellerby Studios). Whilst at GSA, Adam was assistant choreographer for Red. Hot and Cole. Assistant musical director for Blondel and
composer/musical director for The Winter's Tale. Adam would like to thank his family and
friends for their continuous love and support.
UK National Tour 2010
Jeremy trained at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Credits include 'Oh, What A Night' (national tour), 'Lord of the Flies' (Broadway Theatre), company on 'M/S Oriana' (world cruise - CMC Productions), Lord Jeremiah in 'Top Cat the Musical' (Phil McIntyre Producions), Henry Higgins in 'My Fair Lady' (Avondale Theatre), Oliver in 'As You Like It' (Complete Works Shakespear Company), Billy in 'The Cripple of Inishmann' (Landor Theatre), Jon in 'The Demon Headmaster' (Churchill Theatre), Curly in 'Peter Pan' (Lewisham Theatre), vocalist in 'Royal Masonic Gala' (Theatre Royal Drury Lane). Jeremy is delighted to be joining the cast of Joseph.