Matt was Born in Birmingham and trained in London at Arts Ed with a BA HONS in Acting.
Theatre roles include:
BUDDY in the BUDDY HOLLY STORY (West End – Duchess Theatre, UK tour, Texas and Canada)
BOB GAUDIO in JERSEY BOYS (West End – Prince Edward Theatre)
JUDE in CARNABY STREET (original UK tour)
OUTSPAN FOSTER in THE COMMITMENTS (original West End cast, Palace Theatre)
CARL PERKINS in the original touring cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET (UK tour, Royal Festival Hall, New Zealand, India).
Last year he appeared on piano with Ed Sheeran in his Heinz Edchup commercial.
Matt is regularly seen on lead guitar and piano for the UK’s number one vintage band the Bluejays.
As a voice actor Matt has worked extensively in English Language Teaching for the Oxford University Press and the Cambridge University Press. He voiced multiple characters in computer game ‘SEVEN:THE DAYS GONE BY’ and is the voice of THEO ARCOSTA in legendary game ‘ELITE – DANGEROUS’.
Matt is extremely pleased to be reprising his role as Carl Perkins and is also looking forward to playing Jerry Lee Lewis for several weeks on tour.
He has a rock’n’roll album out which is available online and for sale at the front of the theatre.