Biography.

Matt was born and brought up in Southport, Merseyside and trained at the Guildford School of Acting. 

He most recently appeared in the Manila production of Les Miserables as Bishop of Digne/Babet and understudied and played Thenardier.

Matt has been part of the Betty Blue Eyes UK tour in 2014 and played both in The Stationmaster and A Christmas Carol in 2015.

In the 2011/2012/2013 UK tour of Oliver! he understudied and played the role of "Fagin" on many occasions before joining the cast of "Bare" at the Union Theatre, London, playing the role of the "Priest".

Other stations where On the 20th Century at the Union Theatre, London and Dick Whittington at the Cochrane Theatre, London, playing "King Rat". 

In 2008/2009 Matt created the role of "Old Berger" in a new production of Hair at the English Theatre, Frankfurt (Germany).

He played the role of "Riff Raff" at the UK Tour of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show in 2007.

Before joining the RHS he appeared in Tim Rice and Stephen Oliver's musical,  'Blondel' at the Pleasance Theatre, playing the part of Prince John. 

He has had a long association with the Cameron Mackintosh production of Les Miserables, both at the Palace Theatre and the Queens Theatre, playing Grantaire, cover Thenardier, and also as Dance Captain. He also had the pleasure of performing a concert version, as Grantaire, in front of the Queen and President Chirac, for the celebrations of 100 years of the Entente Cordial, t Windsor Castle, and also as Bamatabois in the First Scandinavian Concert Tour.

Other theatre credits include: My Fair Lady (National tour), Ensemble and cover Harry/Zoltan Karpathy, Sunset Boulevard (First National Tour) 1st Finance Man, cover Manfred, Anyone Can Whistle in Concert (Savoy Theatre), Cora's Boy, A Handful of Keys (Prince Edward Theatre), directed by Julia McKenzie, The Trial of Joe K (Brockley Jack Theatre) Uncle Karl in Adaptation of Franz Kafka's The Trial.

Also for Les Miserables, he appeared on Tonight at The London Palladium and for the  21st Birthday Celebration, broadcast on BBC Radio 2.

Direct link to Matt's spotlight page
(will open in new window)