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Kerry Ellis

Award-winning singer and actress

Kerry Ellis is an award-winning musical theatre actress and chart-topping singer, receiving international critical acclaim for her work in the West End and on Broadway over the last decade.

She has appeared in popular shows including Wicked, Oliver!, My Fair Lady, We Will Rock You, Miss Saigon and Les Miserables and has twice featured as a mentor on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s BBC talent programmes I’d Do Anything and Over The Rainbow. She performed for The Queen as part of the annual Royal Variety Performance in 2008, headlined BBC Proms In The Park in 2010 and sang the National Anthem at Wembley Stadium in 2011 to open the 2011/12 FA Cup football season.

Kerry recorded, released and toured her successful debut album Anthems in 2011, a collaboration with Brian May which was recorded at Abbey Road Studios.

Next for Kerry is a one-week residency at the newly launched Hippodrome Casino in Leicester Square performing her most memorable songs. Following this, she joins the cast of the international tour of War Of The Worlds: The New Generation to play Beth. Tour begins November 2012.

A Dogs Trust ambassador, Kerry sits on the judging panel for Pup Aid 2012.

Eight Shows a Week is No Mean Feat

While a lot of people seemed shocked to hear the news last week that Chris Moyles was stepping down from his breakfast show on BBC Radio 1 to join the arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's<em> Jesus Christ Superstar</em>, I had anticipated that this would be the case from the moment he was announced in the cast.
18/07/2012 17:28 BST

All Hail The Young Matildas!

It's great to see our British theatre industry and its achievements celebrated in such a beautiful and professional way as it is each year at the Laurence Olivier Awards.It's always such fun to walk down the red carpet for something I'm so passionate about and Sunday night was no exception.
17/04/2012 16:45 BST

An Olympic Boost for Theatreland

Theatre is part of the city's lifeblood and I know I'm not alone when I say that the Olympic Games this summer is a wonderful opportunity to introduce many of the fantastic shows currently being performed in the capital to the thousands of people visiting the city in July, most for the first time.
10/04/2012 14:12 BST