Adam Hepkin

Adam is delighted to be back on the Joseph tour with his fiancee Stephanie,
having previously played Issachar, understudied (and played) the Narrator
and acted as dance captain for the production. At 18, he began his
training at the Guildhall School of  Music and Drama and after three years
moved on to the Bristol Academy of Performing Arts, studying professional
musical theatre under Andrew Hambly-Smith. Whilst at college, he directed
and played Brian in Elegiesfor Angels, Punks and Raging Queens and won
much critical acclaim for his "superbly smarmy, groin-orientated and creepy"
portrayal of Darryl Van Horne in The Witches of Eastwick. Adam is a regular
personality at the International G&S Festival, where in 2004 he became the youngest ever recipient of the International Award, Best Male Gilbert and Sullivan Performer, for his portrayal of John Wellington Wells in The Sorcerer. He has appeared in small-
scale tours with Blag Theatre Company and their parody show, Entertainment ...My Arts!, as well as Bristol-based musical comedy group On That Note. Television credits include: Four Fathers (ITV); Wild Horses (Channel 4); and an animation with
Paul McGann entitled The Immortal Henri Blutoe (BBC). Last year, Adam
recorded an interactive training video for Learn Direct, headlined numerous
concerts and, in aid of raising awareness of testicular cancer, stripped off for the Taboo Nude Hunks Calendar 2009!


**All biographies written from programmes printed at the time the person appeared in Joseph**
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UK National Tour, 2003, West End 2004
Spike Grimsey

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.
Simon Gorton

Simon trained at Mountview Theatre School.  Theatre credits include Herod/Apostle in 'Jesus Christ Superstar', Sergeant in 'The Pirates of Penzance', Eric 'Rubber Legs; De Vene in 'A Slice of Saturday Night', Mevin P. Thorpe in 'The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas', Professor Higgins in 'My Fair Lady', Dogboy in 'Hush' and Orlando/Guiderius in 'As You Like It/Cymbeline' all at Mountview.  Simon has also appeared as a soloist in Bernstein's Mass.
UK National Tour 2003
UK National Tour 2004
Gavin James Burke

Gavin began his career at the age of 10, performing and training with the National Opera in nine of their productions, which in clude 'The Magic Flute' 2nd Spirit, Covent Garden Festival, 'Street Scene' Joe Connelly and 'Lohengrin' Godfrey, Swan.  Gavin was also a member of the London Children's Choir performing in various venues around the world.  He finished his training at Herts Theatre School where he gained a three year diploma in Musical Theatre and Acting.  Upon leaving college he cruisedvely around the world as principle singer for many production companies, most recently for Las Vegas based production company, Hire Notes Inc (Cyrstal Cruises) and Chris Moreno and Paul Elliot's productions of  'Grease' Kenickie, and 'Elvis the Musical' for P&O Cruises.
UK National Tour, 1999 & 2002 - 2003, West End 2003 - 2004
Brian Graves

London born Brian trained at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.  He has appeared in many theatre productions since he graduated, such as 'Hello Dolly!', 'South Pacific' and the 'Children's Royal Variety Show'.  He has been in a number of pantomimes and once played the Dame at Windsor - for a week.  He has until fairly recently been the lead production singer on a cruise liner.  Television credits include 'Grange Hill', 'Buddha of Suburbia', 'Winning London' and 'The Brain Conley Show'.  For MacDonalds he did a splendid take off of Steve McQueen in 'The Great Escape'.  He has been in Joseph before and he is happy to be returning.
UK National Tour, 1999, 2000, 2001

Stuart Tayler

Stuart was awarded the Sorrel Carson Scholarship to train at ALRA on the three year musical theatre course.  Since leaving college his credits include Dancer in 'Aladdin' at Richmond Theatre, 'Aladdin' at Leeds Grand Opera House, Dancer and member of acrobat troupe The Nitwits in  'Jack and the Beanstalk' at Bath Theatre Royal.
He created the roles of Tiresias and Marcus in the world premiere of 'Antigone - The Musical' at the Wimbledon Studio. He has performed the roles of Pirate/Policeman and understudied and played th epolice Sergeant in the no. 1 Uk tour of 'The Pirates of Penzance' starring Paul Nicholas.
Recording credits include Andre Delambre/the Fly in 'The Fly - The Musical', Marcus in 'Antigone'
Credits as a director and choreographer include Puccini'c opera 'Gianni Schicchhi', 'Godspell', 'Chicago', 'Into the Woods' and 'Working by Stephen Schwarz' (Redroofs Theatre School graduation show).
UK National Tour, 1998, 1999

Sam Chapman
Alistair Lee
UK National Tour, 1998

Chris Harley
UK National Tour, 1997

James Bridekirk
UK National Tour, 1997

Paul Tate

       Paul is extremely proud to have clocked up over 2,000 performances in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Other musical credits both in the West End and on Tour include: Nine, Cavalcade, Dick-Daredevil, Annie, Little Women, Follies, and the 50th Anniversary tour of The Boy Friend, where he was also resident Director.
       Plays have included Twelfth Night, The Father, A Christmas Carol, The Cheeky Chappie, the final West End production of An Inspector Calls, and on television Paul has appeared in The Bill, Bergerac, Home To Roost, Winning Streak, Rag Dolly Anna, and both episodes of It’s Now Or Never.
       He also performed in the spectacular Arena Operas Tosca, and Aida  at Earls Court, the Miss Saigon ensemble in A Song For Life at Drury Lane, The Magnificent Golden Years of Musicals at The Palladium, and A Love Letter To Dan at The Novello Theatre.
       In 2001 he founded Paul Tate Productions, which specialises in producing musicals and pantomime. He has so far produced and directed Little Shop of Horrors, Anything Goes, Bye Bye Birdie, Barnum, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, and his own murder mystery play Well Hung, which he also performed in as a Psychic Detective called Miss Sharple!  Paul directed and produced the highly acclaimed ‘sell out’ revival of The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas.
       He is also a much sort after pantomime Dame, Director, and script writer, and has written Dick Whittington, Cinderella, Jack and The Beanstalk, Sleeping Beauty, Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and Aladdin for stars such as: Paul Daniels, Isla St. Clair, Jack Wild, Britt Ekland, Dominic Littlewood, performing alongside them, and also with Ruth Madoc, Nicholas Parsons, Bernie Clifton, Kathy Staff, and The Chuckle Brothers etc.
       Paul has also directed the musicals Oliver! and The Wizard of Oz, and  spent a terrific ten months as the understudy to Paravicini and Major Metcalf in the West End production of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, which has been running for 57 years, and is the world’s longest running play. He went on once as Paravicini, and fourteen times as Major Metcalf! Finger’s crossed for a return!
       Last summer Paul played Harry in Michael Bogdanov’s acclaimed production of My Fair Lady in Wales. This pantomime season will see him playing one of the Ugly Sisters in Cinderella at the Beck Theatre, Hayes.
UK National Tour, 1990

UK National Tour, 1989

Nigel Denham
Paul Morrell
UK National Tour, 1987

UK National Tour 2004
Mark Morgan
UK National Tour, 2005 - 2006
Martin Dickinson

Martin garduated from Guildford School of Acting in the summer of 2004 having won the Musical Theatre Award for that year.  Whilst at GSA Martin appeared as the Major General in 'The Pirates of Penzance' directed by Tim Flavin at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.  Guildford and Hank in 'Saturday Night'.  Other productions included 'Little Mary Sunshine', George 'M', 'Chicago' and 'Jason and the Argonuaghts'.  Martin was also a regulae featured soloist with the GSA Singers.  Other theatre credits include 'Spirit of Fire' Royal Albert Hall, 'A  Night at the Musicals' UK Tour, 'A Chorus Line', 'Anything Goes' and 'Fiddler on the Roof' Theatre Royal Lincoln.  TV/Film include Bernando in 'West Side Story' for Tiger Aspect. He is delighted in joining the cast of 'Joseph'
West End 2005
Scott Monello

Scott trained at the Arts Educational School in Chiswick. Upon graduating he joined the cast of Jerry Springer - The Opera at the Cambrdige Theatre, where he understudied and played the leading role of Tremont.

Kieran Jae

Kieran trained at Bird College.  On graduating with distinction, his theatre credits include the part of Toby and understudy and played Michael in 'The Witches of Eastwick (Prince of Wales Theatre), Goody and Nick Piazza in 'Fame' (number one UK tour), Pepper in the fifth anniversary cast of 'Mamma Mia!' (Prince Edward and Prince of Wales Theatres) which was performed for HRH Prince of Wales, HRH Duchess of Cornwall and three members of ABBA, the title role in 'Dick Whittington' (Hull New Theatre) with Cannon and Ball.  Most recently Kieran rejoined the cast of 'Mamma Mia!' for a special performance supporting Elton John at Europride (Royal Albert Hall).  His television credits include John in 'Teachers (series four, Channel 4), Craig in 'The Four Parts of Johnny Vegas (Channel 4), also 'GMTV', 'This Morning', 'Children in Need', 'Comic Relief', 'Bellissima' (Zurich TV).
UK National Tour, 2006
UK National Tour, 2007
Chris Ragland

Training MA in Musical Theatre (Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London), BA in Acting (Pepperdine University, Malibu CA, USA).  UK credits include Tom Snout in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (UK tour), Man in 'Marry Me a Little (Etcetera Theatre), 'I Love You, You're Perfect Now Change' (Mountview), Macbeth in 'Macbeth' (Mountview), Acaste in 'The Misanthrope' (Edinburgh Festival), Oberman in Marmet's 'The Water Engine' (Edinburgh Festival).  USA credits include Edgar in 'King Lear' (Smothers Theatre), Riff in 'West Side Story' (Smothers Theatre), CC Showers in 'The Diviners', Pedro in 'Man of La Mancha'.  Chris is also a voice-over artist whose work includes film, adverts and ELT tapes.
West End 2007 - 2009
Craig Scott

Training: Janet Ashton School of Dance, Lincoln, and Performers College, Essex.
Theatre includes: Sinatra (London Palladium), On the Town (ENO, Coliseum), Chicago (Adelphi), Beautiful and Damned (Lyric), Starlight Express (Apollo Victoria), 42nd Street (tour) and Godspell (Towngate, Basildon). He has also toured with Tap Dogs in Europe, Japan and South Africa. Craig has appeared in concerts and galas including A Tribute to Riverdance and La Bohème (both Royal Albert Hall) and with Sir Cliff Richard in Route of Kings in Hyde Park.  Film includes: Beyond the Sea, starring and directed by Kevin Spacey, Starlight Express 3D races (for tour) and principal dancer in the Funeral for a Friend video ‘Escape Artists   Never Die’.  Television includes: Talking Telephone Numbers, Days Like These, Hall of Fame, Des O’Connor Tonight, Miss Belgium (Belgium), Blue Peter, BBC Children in Need, Stars in Their Eyes, This Morning, Bustamove and he was a principal subject in two series of Fame School.

UK National Tour, 2007
Ralph Bogard

Ralph Bogard studied at the Lee Strasberg Institute and Carnegie Hall in NYC.  His New York credits include Haq in 'The Cinnamon Moths', Barnadine in 'Measure' and Jerry in 'Valentine Hydra'.  Uk credits include Bob Beckett in 'HMS Pinafore' (London), Merrick/Narrator in 'Enchanted' (upstairs at the Gatehouse) and Herb in 'Godspell' (Edinburgh).  He also originated the roles of Roulin/Henri in 'Vincent' (London).  Ralph is delighted to be appearing in 'Joseph'.  For more information on Ralph visit and
UK National Tour, 2008
Alistair Brammer

In 2005 Alistair took the role of Matius in the West End Production and international tour of 'Les Misérables'.  Prior to this his amateur theatre credits include lead roles in 'Cabaret', 'Summer Holiday'. Oklahoma!', 'Annie' and 'Anything Goes'.  Most recently Alistair was one of the final 20 would-be Josephs in the BBC's 'Any Dream Will Do'.
UK National Tour, 2007 - 2008, 2009
UK National Tour 2007 - 2008, Sept - Oct 2009
Lloyd Warbey

Lloyd trained at East 15 Acting School where he gained a BA degree in Contemporary Theatre.  Lloyd's theatre work includes 'Il Turco in 'Italia' at the Royal Opera House, 'Jack and the Beanstalk', 'The Point' and 'Oh What Lovely War!' (Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch).  More recently he did a number one UK tour of 'The Jungle Book' (Birmingham Stage Company).  Lloyd's photo adverts also include PS3 - Playstation, Nokia, Grip Fill, Walkers and the Hallmark Channel.
UK National Tour 2009 - 2010
Thomas Lloyd

Thomas trained at Guildford School of Acting.  His theatre credits include: member of the West End chorus in Chess in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall; Tom in Matchgirls, Gentleman of Japan in
Hot Mikado, Mr Brill in Copacabana the Musical, Anthony Coelho Stone Mason in Working the Musical, Chip in On the Town, Gordon in Dangerous Corner (all at Guildford School of Acting).
Thomas' highlight within the three years of training was playing the lead role of Captain Ahab in Robert Longden's musical Moby Dick in the presence of Cameron Mackintosh.  Thomas would like to thank his family and friends for their constant love and inspiration.

UK National Tour 2010
Scott Iain Watson

Scott started off late in the entertainment business, having first started his degree in Fine Art and Design.  He then changed to a Performing Arts Degree at Hope University, Liverpool, graduating with Honours.  During his time at Hope University he was in 'Stars in Your Eyes' performing as Ricky Martin.  After graduation he was lead male singer/dancer with a production company doing cabaret shows, pantomimes, production shows and touring shows.