Musical Youth Theatre Company

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Musical Youth Theatre Company was an English youth theatre company founded in 1987 in Bath, Somerset in the South West of England.

Founded by Greg Vere, it existed for fifteen years until 2002 and produced a number of shows and notable members. Musical Youth Theatre Company's final production was a version of Mike Leigh's play, Abigail's Party in July 2002.

Notable members[edit]

Over the years Musical Youth Theatre Company had a number of members who are now notable actors, including:

Andrew Lincoln who went on to become an actor, known for his roles in the BBC television drama series This Life (as Egg) and Teachers. He also played the role of Mark in the film Love Actually.

Indira Varma who has had a number television and film roles, including Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love in 1996 and Bride and Prejudice in 2004, and the young Roman wife Niobe during the first season of BBC/HBO's historical drama series Rome.

Will Thorp went on to appear in the BBC medical drama series Casualty and also appeared in the third series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2005.

Jennifer Biddall, who rose to fame playing Jessica Harris in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks from 2005 to 2008.

Richard Cambridge is known for playing Pete Webster in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks

Adam Campbell who moved to the United States after graduating from university and who is known for his roles in the American film parodies Date Movie and Epic Movie.

Tabitha Wady is best known for playing Katrina Bullen in the BBC soap opera Doctors.

Ella Smith made her television debut in an episode of the BBC Medical drama series Holby City in 2006. In 2007, she played Jezebel Ogilvie in Channel 4's Cape Wrath. She also created the title role in the English presentation of Neil Labute's 'Fat Pig' at the Trafalgar Studios, then transferring to the Comedy Theatre. She also plays a role in St Trinians 2.

[Tom Payne (actor) Tom made his television debut in Waterloo Road, and has just completed filming ITV's version of the classic Bronte novel 'Wuthering Heights', alongside Andrew Lincoln. He is at present filming in the title role for a drama documentary based on the life of the young George Best

Sarah Lane (actress) Following training at Guildford, she joined the cast of 'Les Misérables' and played the role of 'Cossette'


Company productions and appearances included: