Gary Adam Watson

Gary Adam Watson | Class Talent Compere

Class Talent is thrilled that West End star Gary Adam Watson is our compere for our shows and gives valuable support throughout the day of the show as Show Co-Director.

Gary Adam Watson trained in Sunderland and Newcastle in all aspects of Theatre before completing his training at Laine Theatre Arts in Surrey. Within a year of leaving college he was established as one of the UK’s new leading men, going on to star in…

  • Rum Tum Tugger in Cats (UK Tour)
  • Marius in Les Misérables (West End)
  • Sky in Mamma Mia! (International Tour)
  • Saturday Night Fever (West End)
  • Evita (West End)
  • 25th Anniversary of Les Misérables (O2 Arena)
  • Guest Vocalist on the Michael Ball Tour
  • Claude in Hair
  • Rudolpho in Matilda (West End)
  • G.K Chesterson in the World Premier of Finding Neverland (Leicester Curve)
  • Don in A Chorus Line: The London Palladium (West End)
  • Cinderella Disney Film
  • TV: The Day We Sang (BBC)
  • Fings Ain’t Wot The Used T’Be (Theatre Royal)
  • Kiss Me Kate (BBC Proms)
  • Nick Massi in Jersey Boys (West End)
  • Ken in Strictly Ballroom (Canadian Tour and West End)

Also Gary is the Course Director at the London College of Performing Arts.

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Theatre credits include:

  • Stephen in A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer (National Theatre)
  • Shakti in The House of In Between (Theatre Royal Stratford East)
  • The Aborigine in Our Country’s Good (National Theatre)
  • Jamal in Dara (National Theatre)
  • Rashid in The Infidel – The Musical (Theatre Royal Stratford East)
  • Paul in the London revival of A Chorus Line (Palladium)
  • Angel in Rent (Greenwich Theatre)
  • Prince Chululongkorn in The King and I (National Tour and Curve, Leicester)
  • Paul in A Chorus Line (Tel Aviv Performing Arts Centre)
  • 42nd Street (Chichester Festival Theatre)
  • Wicked (Apollo, Victoria)

Film and Television credits include:

  • Russell in the upcoming short film Faster, World War Z,
  • Walking on Sunshine, This Morning, Let’s Dance For Sport Relief
  • The 2013 Olivier Awards

Emily Shaw

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Class Talent is thrilled that West End star Emily is one of our comperes.

Emily trained at Laine Theatre Arts, most recently playing the role of Caterina Cavalieri in Amadeus, Chichester Festival Theatre.

Other credits include:

  • Dotty Moore in Tom Stoppard’s Jumpers
  • Covered and played the role of Miss Honey in the RSC production of Matilda (Cambridge Theatre)
  • Hello Dolly (Regents Park Open Air Theatre)
  • Covered and played Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins
  • Covered and played Belle in Beauty and the Beast
  • Covered and played Miss Dorothy in Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz (Richmond Theatre)
  • Mack and Mabel (Chichester Theatre)
  • Nessarose in Wicked (UK, Ireland and International tour)

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