Tom Lorcan

Last updated

Tom Lorcan is an English television and film actor.


Life and career

He trained as an actor at Bretton Hall College [1] before undertaking further training at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in Wood Green, North London. He has had a varied career in theatre, [2] film, and television, [3] and appeared in the 2016 movie Pride and Prejudice and Zombies . [4] [5]

The majority of his Theatre work has been in London's West End in shows such as Blood Brothers , Jersey Boys , [6] Fiddler on the Roof , Billy Elliot the Musical [7] [8] and the National Theatre production of One Man, Two Guvnors , [9] as well as the Theatre Royal Stratford East revival of Oh, What a Lovely War! with director Terry Johnson in 2014. [10] In May 2022, he appeared in an episode of the BBC soap opera Doctors as Josh Tiverton. [11]


2006 Dalziel and Pascoe Young John BarronEpisode: "The Cave Woman"

Related Research Articles

Lee Hall is an English playwright, television writer, screenwriter, and lyricist. He is best known for writing the screenplay for the film Billy Elliot (2000) and the book and lyrics for its adaptation as a stage musical of the same name. In addition, he wrote the play The Pitmen Painters (2007), and the screenplay for the film Rocketman (2019).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Dudley Sutton</span> English actor (1933–2018)

Dudley Sutton was an English actor. Active in radio, stage, film and television, he was arguably best known for his role of Tinker Dill in the BBC Television drama series Lovejoy.

George Maguire is an English actor, known for being one of the three original cast members who carried the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical, which earned Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical, becoming one of the youngest winners of the award.

<i>Billy Elliot the Musical</i> Stage musical

Billy Elliot: The Musical is a coming-of-age stage musical based on the 2000 film of the same name. The music is by Elton John, and the book and lyrics are by Lee Hall, who wrote the film's screenplay. The plot revolves around Billy, a motherless British boy who begins taking ballet lessons. The story of his personal struggle and fulfilment are balanced against a counter-story of family and community strife caused by the 1984–85 UK miners' strike in County Durham, in North East England. Hall's screenplay was inspired in part by A. J. Cronin's 1935 novel about a miners' strike, The Stars Look Down, to which the musical's opening song pays homage.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Liam Mower</span> English actor and dancer

Liam Mower is an English actor and dancer. Best known for his talent for ballet, he was one of the three boys who shared the lead role in the original London cast of Billy Elliot the Musical which earned a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical, making him the youngest nominee and the youngest solo winner in the category aged 13. He is currently employed by Matthew Bourne and has appeared in his production of Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and The Car Men.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">James Lomas (actor)</span> British Olivier Award-winning actor (born 1990)

James Jacob Lomas is a British actor best known for his role as Billy Elliot in Billy Elliot the Musical, which earned a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical, making him one of the youngest winners of the awards.

Leon Dominic Cooke is a professional British stage and screen actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer.

Anthony Calf is an English actor. He studied acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). He had recurring roles in the television medical drama Holby City, as Michael Beauchamp, and New Tricks as DAC Robert Strickland. He has also worked in theatre, where his credits include productions of The Madness of George III with the National Theatre and A Midsummer Night's Dream, The false servant at the National Theatre and Rock'n Roll at the Duke of York's Theatre. He was nominated as best actor in the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2008 for his work in Uncle Vanya at the Gate Theatre. He was featured in King Charles III on Broadway in 2015.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Layton Williams</span> English actor (born 1994)

Layton Williams is an English actor, singer, and dancer, known for playing the role of Stephen Carmichael in the television series Bad Education and his work in the West End theatre. His first job was at the age of twelve playing the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical on London's West End. During his childhood he also played Young Michael Jackson in Thriller – Live musical, Kylie in the BBC series Beautiful People and featured in the CBBC documentary series School for Stars, which documented life at the acting school Italia Conti. From late 2016, he began playing Angel in the 20th anniversary tour of Rent around the UK. The production, particularly his performance, received rave reviews. From January 2019 he played the title character of Jamie New in Everybody's Talking About Jamie until May 2022 and played the character originally on the West End but then played the role on the UK tour of the production.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">James Corden</span> English comedian, actor, singer and television host (born 1978)

James Kimberley Corden is an English actor, comedian, singer, writer, producer, and television host. In the United Kingdom, he is best known for co-writing and starring in the critically acclaimed BBC sitcom Gavin & Stacey. In the United States, he is best known as the host of The Late Late Show with James Corden, a late-night talk show that aired on CBS from 2015 to 2023.

Rolan Alfonso Bell is a British actor who was born in Chiswick, West London, of Jamaican origin. He became known for appearing in the BBC One television soap opera EastEnders as Theo Kelly in 2009, and the role of Sgt King (Kingy) in the BBC drama Our Girl. He has currently playing the part of Robert in The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre in the West End.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Marc Elliott</span> British actor (active 1991–)

Marc Elliott is an English actor from Stratford-upon-Avon, England, who is known for his role as Syed Masood in the BBC television soap opera EastEnders.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Fox Jackson-Keen</span> English actor, singer and dancer

Fox Jackson-Keen is an English stage and television actor, singer and dancer. He is known for his shared performances in a two and a half-year run as the star role of 'Billy' in Billy Elliot the Musical at London's Victoria Palace Theatre. He has appeared as Mobbsy in the 26 episode live action children's comedy series, My Phone Genie, on ITV and CITV.

Marlene Sidaway is a British television, film and theatre actress best known for playing Brenda Taylor in the long-running soap opera Coronation Street.

<i>One Man, Two Guvnors</i> Play by Richard Bean, first performed in 2011

One Man, Two Guvnors is a play by Richard Bean, an English adaptation of Servant of Two Masters, a 1743 Commedia dell'arte style comedy play by the Italian playwright Carlo Goldoni. The play replaces the Italian period setting of the original with Brighton in 1963. The play opened at the National Theatre in 2011, toured in the UK and then opened in the West End in November 2011, with a subsequent Broadway opening in April 2012. The second tour was launched six months later, playing the UK, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand. The second UK production in London closed in March 2014, before a third tour of the UK began in May 2014.

Peter Caulfield is an English actor.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Dean-Charles Chapman</span> English actor

Dean-Charles Chapman is an English actor known for portraying Billy Elliot in the West End theatre production of Billy Elliot the Musical, Tom Blake in Sam Mendes's film 1917, and Tommen Baratheon in the fourth, fifth and sixth seasons of the HBO drama series Game of Thrones. He also played Richard Grey in The White Queen.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Millie Brady</span> English actress (born 1993)

Camilla Eve Brady is an English actress and model. She is best known for portraying Æthelflæd in the Netflix drama series The Last Kingdom (2017–2022). She also appeared in the film Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) and the Apple TV+ series Surface (2022–).

David Hunter is a British actor and singer best known for his work in musical theatre. He is originally from Warrington. Hunter played Dr Pomatter in the Tony Award winning musical Waitress at The Adelphi Theatre, West End from 2019 to 2020. He trained at The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Billy Price (actor)</span> English actor

William Price is an English actor, known for portraying the role of Sid Sumner in the Channel 4 soap opera, Hollyoaks. Prior to joining Hollyoaks, Price appeared in various theatre productions including Goodnight Mister Tom and To Kill a Mockingbird. For his role as Sid, he was nominated for a National Television Award for Serial Drama Performance.


  1. "Interview with Tom Lorcan: Tony in Billy Elliot the Musical". 12 May 2011.
  2. "The Home of London Theatre".
  3. "Tom Lorcan". IMDb .
  4. "PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES Will Arrive Early Next Year - Nuke The Fridge". Archived from the original on 21 May 2015.
  5. "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) Horror, Thriller".
  6. "Jersey Boys Opens in London's West End March 18". 18 March 2008.
  7. "People to Watch: Interview with Tom Lorcan, star of Billy Elliot | West End Theatre". 25 January 2011.
  8. "Hit the Theatre - Half price and discounted theatre tickets in London's West End , NEW BILLY ELLIOT JOINS CAST – NEW CAST PHOTOS FROM THE VICTORIA PALACE THEATRE". Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 29 November 2013.
  9. "New Cast Announced for the West End's One Man, Two Guvnors".
  10. "The Home of London Theatre".
  11. Timblick, Simon. "'Doctors' spoilers: There's a paintball SHOOTOUT on today's episode!". What to Watch . (Future plc). Retrieved 24 May 2022.