Andrew Langtree

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Andrew Langtree
Born (1977-02-18) 18 February 1977 (age 40)
St Helens, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 2003–present

Andrew Langtree (born 18 February 1977) is a British actor.

Biography[edit]

Andrew Langtree is a stage and screen actor, born 18 February 1977, St Helens. In 1998, he graduated amongst the first alumni of Sir Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. Prior to this, he attended De La Salle School, St Helens.

Career[edit]

Subsequent to graduation, he originated the leading role of Sky in the original London stage cast of the ABBA musical Mamma Mia!.

His theatre credits include roles at the Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow, the National Theatre, London and extensive work at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester.

Television appearances include roles in Heartbeat, Holby City, and Cutting It. He played Leon on the ITV soap opera, Coronation Street in 2009 and Justin Gallagher in Emmerdale in 2010. Andrew created the role of Carl Bruner in the original West End production of Ghost the Musical. After a world premiere run in Manchester, it opened at the Piccadilly Theatre, London on 19 July 2011, and closed 6 October 2012.

Recent roles include, George in 'Of Mice and Men' at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton, under the direction of David Thacker. 'Herring' in 'Sherlock Holmes - The Best Kept Secret', a new play written by Mark Catley and directed by Nikolai Foster for the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds.

Andrew also acted as 'Monroe Riley' alongside Tim Piggott-Smith in 'A Stroke of Luck', a new play written by Larry Belling which premiered at the Park Theatre, Finsbury Park, on 29 January 2014.

He performed in Dekker's 'The Shoemaker's Holiday' and also in the world premier of new play Oppenheimer by Tom Morton-Smith both at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon. Both plays have had 5 star reviews and it has just been confirmed that Oppenheimer will be transferring to London with the original cast. Oppenheimer will run for 8 weeks at the Vaudeville Theatre in London's West End.

From July to September 2016, he originated the role of Ned Ryerson in the pre-Broadway tryout of the new musical Groundhog Day at The Old Vic, London, directed by Matthew Warchus. Langtree received a nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical in the 2017 Laurence Olivier Awards.

He played Blind Pew / Smollet in the Birmingham Repertory Theatre's Christmas 2016 production of Treasure Island, directed by Phillip Breen. He later appeared in Breen's production of Richard Bean's new play The Hypocrite at the Hull Truck Theatre and RSC in spring 2017.

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