AMANDA COUTTS recently appeared as Yellow Girl on the tour of SHOUT! and on the tour AN EVENING OF DIRTY DANCING. Last Christmas Amanda headed to Stevenage to play a roller skating Tinkerbell in PETER PAN, a role she played last year at The Regent Theatre, Stoke on Trent. She played Scaramouche in the first on board production of WE WILL ROCK YOU on Anthem of the Seas for Royal Caribbean Cruises. Amanda previously played the same role on the UK Tour as well as Meat in the West End Production. She has also played Pearl in STARLIGHT EXPRESS both UK Tour and Germany & Rusty in FOOTLOOSE on tour in the UK.
JACQUELINE TATE has joined the new company of LES MISERABLES playing the legendary character that is Madame Thenardier!!!
She recently appeared at The Southwark Playhouse in ALLEGRO. Previous credits include Christmas Eve in AVENUE Q, Head Nurse in SOUTH PACIFIC and Princess in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Jacqui also regularly appears in her own cabarets, most recently at Crazy Coqs.
JOANNA STRAND is appearing in the 30th anniversary year production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, where she covers the role of Madame Giry. Jo regularly performs in cabarets most recently at Crazy Coqs in London and Fiensteins and Cafe Carlyle in New York
KARL JAMES-WILSON is the alternate Johnny Castle in the UK Tour of DIRTY DANCING. Karl played the role of Wardy in Hollyoaks for a few months and played The Beast in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.
KEVIN YATES covers the leading roles of Benny and Collins in the new production of RENT, to mark it's 21st year. The show will start at Theatr Clwyd, before going on to St James Theatre and a UK Tour. Recently he appeared on the UK Tour of Shrek, a role he secured upon graduation in 2014 from Arts Ed. Kevin played various characters and covered the leading role of Donkey.
NATHAN GRAHAM is currently appearing in the new West End production of DREAMGIRLS. Over the summer he appeared at The Salzburg Festival in WEST SIDE STORY. Nathan also recently appeared in MISS SAIGON at the Prince Edward Theatre. Other credits include 'Gilbert' in HAIRSPRAY in Macau, Cover 'Rolan' in 20TH CENTURY BOY UK Tour, as well as recreating the performance for THE BBC PROMS IN THE PARK and LOSERVILLE at The Garrick Theatre in the West End.
MARCUS AYTON played Sammy Davis Junior in THE RAT PACK and Ray Charles in THE BLUES BROTHERS at this years Edinburgh Festival. Last Christmas he was Man Friday in ROBINSON CRUSOE. Previous credits include the UK Tour of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, where he appeared as 'The Baker'. Marcus had previously toured with the production as 'Calypso Singer'. Other credits include a vocalist for THE MAGIC TENORS and 'Jim Conley' in PARADE.
RACHEL SPURRELL is currently touring the UK with BILLY ELLIOT where she will understudies Mrs Wilkinson and Dead Mam. She recently appeared at The Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto in TITANIC, which had transferred for a limited season from Southwark Playhouse . Previous credits include; MADE IN DAGENHAM at The Adelphi Theatre. FORBIDDEN BROADWAY & CANDIDE at The Menier Chocolate Factory, THE WIZARD OF OZ, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and HIGH SOCIETY.
ZOE GEORGE will appear on the International Tour of WICKED, covering the roles of Elphaba and Nessarose. She appeared as Princess Apricot in Jack and the Beanstalk at The Swansea Grand this Christmas and previously toured with the UK Tour of WICKED and played Esmerelda in Quasimodo by Lionel Bart, at The Kings Head.
WENDY LEE PURDY will cover Madame Morrible on the International Tour of WICKED having previously toured the UK with the same show. Previously, Wendy played Mama Morten in Chicago and Yente in Fiddler On The Roof which were both UK Tours. She also toured the world with Mamma Mia! covering all three leading ladies, Donna, Tanya and Rosie!
GEORGINA PARKINSON is currently touring the UK with Billy Elliot. She previously toured with the UK Tour of SHREK and SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS.
GEOFFREY TOWERS recently appeared in AN INSPECTOR CALLS at The Playhouse Theatre. Other credits include STALKING THE BOGEYMAN at Southwark Playhouse, THE HOMECOMING at Trafalgar Studios, directed by Jamie Lloyd, THE RULING CLASS at Trafalgar Studios, THE WEIR at The Wyndhams, PASSION PLAY at Duke of York's, TRAVELLING LIGHT and THE VEIL at The National Theatre and ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at The Haymarket Theatre.
OLIVER BINGHAM is currently appearing in the new UK Tour of RENT as swing. Previous credits include SOHO CINDERS at The Union Theatre and the MONEY SUPERMARKET commercial.
LEE GREENAWAY is playing Skimbleshanks on the UK Tour of Cats. He previously appeared in GREASE, JOSEPH, PIRATES OF PENZANCE and WE WILL ROCK YOU.
ENRIC MARIMON plays Carbucketty on the CATS UK TOUR.
ETHAN BRADSHAW is currently appearing in GHOST The UK Tour where he covers the leading role of Carl. He recently appeared in WAR OF THE WORLDS at The Dominion Theatre. Previous credits include Thursford, The Christmas Spectacular and two years in the West End production of LES MISERABLES, a role he secured upon graduation from Arts Ed in 2013.
MICHAEL WADE PETERS is appearing in the UK Tour of The Bodyguard, which will then do a run in the West End at The Dominion, prior to a stint in Canada! He recently appeared in WE WILL ROCK YOU on board the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas.
JORDAN GINGER is currently appearing in the UK Tour of THE ALL MALE MIKADO directed by Sasha Regan.
PETER NASH is currently touring the UK in FUNNY GIRL where he covers Eddie and Nick. He recently appeared on the UK Tour of CHICAGO! and played Christian Elias, the Nutcracker Prince in NUTCRACKER THE MUSICAL! at the Pleasance Theatre. In the summer of 2015, Peter appeared in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at Regents Park Open Air Theatre which was his professional debut upon graduating this year from Arts Ed.
SAORI ODA will be at the ENO for a second time, in CAROUSEL this year, having appeared in MADAME BUTTERFLY. She was swing in the West End production of MISS SAIGON. Previous credits include THE LION KING, WICKED and THE WIZARD OF OZ.
RICARDO AFONSO most recently appeared on the UK Tour of A Classic Rock Show. Previous credits include 'Taxi Driver', one of the leading roles in WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, lead singer in THRILLER LIVE in the West End and prior to this he created the role of 'Alberto Beddini' in TOP HAT. He also played the leading role of 'Galileo' in WE WILL ROCK YOU at The Dominion Theatre in the West End for three years.
Over Christmas Ricardo performed in several BOND AND BEYOND concerts for Raymond Gubbay.
PERRY O'DEA will shortly begin rehearsals for the UK premiere of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Previously he appeared in GREASE in Dubai, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, understudying The Toymaker and Goran, the UK Tour of OKLAHOMA! and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT. Other credits include The Neighbour in BLOOD BROTHERS as well as covering the lead role of Mickey and Eva's Brother in EVITA UK Tour.
CRAIG ANDERSON is working with MIKRON THEATRE COMPANY touring the UK on two new plays. He appeared as The Jester in SLEEPING BEAUTY at Hazlitt Theatre.
KIRSTEN OBANK will appear at Jermyn Street Theatre in THE LAST ONES. She was recently seen in an episode of EASTENDERS and appeared in LOVES LABOURS LOST for Oxford Shakespeare Company.
OWEN PULLAR is appearing at The Greenwich Theatre this month is CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE for Lazarus Theatre Company. Previous credits include LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST for Oxford Shakespeare Company and TEMPEST for the RSC.
GORDON WARNECKE has just filmed an episode of HOLBY CITY. He recently filmed VENUS, a feature film, in Canada. He has also completed directing his third short film,Pezzzhead. Gordon was seen on screen as 'Ravi', a series lead in the comedy PUPPY LOVE for BBC4. Previously to this he worked on stage on a two-hander at The Polka Theatre entitled; GRANDAD, ME.. AND TEDDY TOO! Gordon starred opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in the cult classic MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE.
JAMIE JUKES is currently appearing in the UK Tour of The All MALE MIKADO, directed by Sasha Regan. Jamie previously appeared in JOSEPH.
GEORGE MILLER is currently appearing in MAMMA MIA! in the West End where he covers all three "Dads" Harry, Bill and Sam! He previously appeared in the West End production of LES MISERABLES as Swing and Dance Captain.
AMY AMBROSE recently appered in REPETITIVE BEATS at The Vaults in Waterloo. Previous credits include SPITTING IMAGE at The Kings Head Theatre, A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM for Dream East and an IKEA campaign.
BENJAMIN CUPIT will appear in YANK! at Charing Cross Theatre in a role he originated at The Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester.
ANNA HARESNAPE is currently playing the role of Annette in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER on board Royal Caribbean, a cruise company she worked for previously as Sophie in MAMMA MIA!
SARAH COVEY recently toured Germany in WORLD OF MUSICALS. Previous credits include Leia in LOSERVILLE at The Union Theatre and Teen Queen in the West End production WE WILL ROCK YOU, where she also covered Killer Queen.
LOUIS LABOVITCH recently appeared in the UK tour of FRANKENSTEIN for Blackeyed Theatre.
MARK HOUSTON has appeared in MUSICAL OF THE YEAR at The Lost Theatre and JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at The Hall for Cornwall.
TAMSYN BLAKE is appearing in THE BODYGUARD in Cologne. She appeared in CINDERELLA at Theatre Royal Newcastle this Christmas. Previous credits include CLOSER TO HEAVEN at The Union Theatre, THURSFORD Christmas Spectacular, BROADWAY TO THE BAY at the Millenium Centre, Cardiff and the JOHN BISHOP CHRISTMAS SHOW, BBC.
ALBERT LINSDELL appeared in Qdos Panto's CINDERELLA at Theatre Royal, Newcastle.
VICTORIA BROWN recently appeared in MY LITTLE MUSICAL-RAINBOW ROCKS. Which toured Manila, Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing and Bangkok to name a few places!
WILL BRECKIN is appearing in the UK Tour of Joseph for Bill Kenwright.
MICHAEL STORRS has just finished the UK Tour of 39 Steps, having just toured with SO THIS IS CHRISTMAS.
HOLLY BLUETT appears as a debutante in the new movie due out soon, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. She was in Llandudno recently to play Princess Jasmine in Aladdin, a role she also played last year in Cardiff, both for Qdos. She has also filmed a commercial for Cadbury's.
DARYL ARMSTRONG will shortly tour South Africa in THE 12 TENORS IN CONCERT. Previously he appeared in JEEVES AND WOOSTER, which toured Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore & New Zealand, THE FIX at The Union Theatre and new play LOTTY'S WAR. Other credits include 'Charles' in the new musical BETWEEN EMPIRES and 'Claquesous' in LES MISERABLES at The Queen's Theatre.
KELSIE-RAE MARSHALL is currently appearing in Dirty Dancing on tour and later in the year she will head to China with THE PRODUCERS. Other credits include CHITTY CHITTY BANG BAND and CATS on board Royal Caribbean Cruises where she played Demeter and understudied Bombalurina, Rumpelteazer & Gumbie.
LISA BAIRD recently appeared in HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES at The Duke of York's Theatre. She recently toured with the brand new stage production THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS, which was produced in association with Chichester Theatre. Lisa has also appeared in THE KINGS SPEECH, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST and QUARTERMAINE's TERMS - all in the West End.
CHRIS HOLLAND recently appeared in TITANIC, playing the role of 'Murdoch', which transferred from Southwark Playhouse to The Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto, Canada. Chris had just completed a two year run as the alternate 'Jean Valjean' in LES MISERABLES at The Queen's Theatre in The West End, he played the role over 100 times.
JAMES LACEY most recently completed the UK tour of Shrek where he was Assistant Dance Captain and covered the role of Pinocchio. Previously, James appeared in 9 to 5, High School Musical 2 and The Sound of Music.
SALLY CHENG recently appeared at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick to appear in THE EMPEROR AND THE NIGHTINGALE over Christmas. Other credits include SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at both Salisbury Playhouse and the Octagon Theatre, Bolton.
MARK TOWNSEND appeared in SIX FIVE ROCK AND ROLL EXPRESS earlier this year as well as GATSBY at The Union Theatre. Last Christmas he performed in MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET in Dubai.
REBECCA MCNIVEN recently appeared in MAMMA MIA! on board the Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas a production she has now returned to, covering the lead of Sophie. Previously she appeared in FAME as Iris and was a Tiller Girl in the JOHN BISHOP CHRISTMAS SHOW.
TOMMY KNAPP is currently touring with the Brit Tones in the UK and abroad. He recently appeared at Thursford this year, in his second Christmas Spectacular! and on the UK Tour of HMS Pinafore.
FRANKIE JONES has just workshopped a new musical called FATBUSTERS which performed at The Park Theatre. She was at The Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham last Christmas playing Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk and had previously played Dandini at the same venue. She recently appeared in Sister Act and Charlotte's Web at The Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage.
SIOBHAN DIFFIN recently appeared in THE GLENN MILLER STORY. She filmed a commercial for TUC crackers, which saw her star along side Jessie J. and previously appeared as Cinderella in Panto in Harlington.
DARRYL PAUL most recently appeared as Britney in WE WILL ROCK YOU on board The Anthem of the Seas for Royal Caribbean Cruises. Previously credits include TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT where he covered the leading role of Stoner on the UK Tour, STARLIGHT EXPRESS UK Tour as Swing and The Commitments at The Palace Theatre.
OLIVIA WILLIS appeared in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER on board Royal Caribbean Cruises. She recently appeared in the UK Tour PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ.
ADAM PHILPS recently appeared in FAME GAME which will tour throughout Vienna in early 2016. Previously he appeared in WAR HORSE and filmed for Doctors for the BBC.
IRENE ALANO played one of the Nun's in the ITV production, SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE. Previously to this Irene has appeared in productions such as Avenue Q and Miss Saigon.
STEVEN BUSH plays Richard Gecko in this season's SECRET THEATRE in Central London. The show goes to Hong Kong at the end of the year for a limited run.
HARRISON SPIERS appeared in CINDERELLA at The Camberley Theatre this Christmas. Previous credits include Monstersaurus, Cat In The Hat, Avenue Q, The Way Back Home, Aliens Love Underpants and the Italian Tour of Happy Days.
MIRA ORMALA appeared in THE HOT MIKADO and PIRATES OF PENZANCE this summer for Buxton Opera House. Mira was at Norwich Theatre Royal last Christmas where she played the female lead in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK.
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AMY AMBROSE - EDF Energy and IKEA
MIMI DAVENPORT - Vodafone
OLIVER BINGHAM - Money Supermarket
GEOFFREY TOWERS - Sunlife Insurance
FELIX RIBAS - Beats Headphones
SIOBHAN DIFFIN - TUC Crackers
HOLLY BLUETT - Cadburys
JAN CRAMER - VW vans
KARL JAMES WILSON - McDonalds
DARRYL PAUL - Axe Black
LISA BAIRD - Dreams Beds
Our clients appeared in the following productions over the 2016/2017 Christmas period.
AMANDA COUTTS - Tinkerbell in Peter Pan at The Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage
HOLLY BLUETT - Princess Jasmine in Aladdin at Llandudno
MIRA ORMALA - Joleyn Hiccup in Jack and the Beanstalk at Theatre Royal Norwich
FRANKIE JONES - Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk at The Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
HARRISON SPIERS -Buttons in Cinderella at Camberly Theatre
LAURIE EVANS - Alice Fitzwarren in Dick Whittington
CRAIG ANDERSON - Comic in Sleeping Beauty at Hazlitt Theatre
MARCUS AYTON - Genie in Aladdin for Reamba Productions
RUTH BETTERIDGE - Vocalist at Thursford Christmas Spectacular
TOMMY KNAPP - Vocalist at Thursford Christmas Spectacular
TAMSYN BLAKE - Ensemble in Cinderella at Newcastle Theatre Royal
ALBERT LINSDELL - Ensemble in Cinderella at Newcastle Theatre Royal
ELLIE McGREGOR - Dancer in the Thursford Christmas Spectacular
TIELA BROWN - Ensemble in Beauty and the Beast at The Playhouse, Weston Supermare
JACK WARREN - Ensemble in Snow White at Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
SALLY CHENG - The Emperor and the Nightingale at Theatre By The Lake, Keswick
LUCY ANDIC - Ensemble in Aladdin at Alton Towers
MARK HOUSTON - Ensemble in Jack and the Beanstalk at Theatre Royal, Norwich
JAMES LACEY - Great Expectations at Blackpool Winter Gardens
BENJAMIN CONNOR - Prince Charming in Cinderella, Peepul Centre
FRANCESCA WILLIAMS- Queen Rat in Dick Whittington, Cleethorpes
OLIVER BINGHAM - Ensemble, Soho Cinders, The Union Theatre