Andrew Playfoot (vocals)
Andrew Playfoot began singing in his local church choir when he was eight years old, and was chosen to sing at Westminster Abbey where he was a chorister for three years. Andrew’s professional career began 15 years ago when he was offered a part in Five Guys Named Moe by Cameron Mackintosh. He went on to play the role of Sonny in Grease, then to play the part of Kenickie whilst understudying the role of Danny, which he played on numerous occasions. Other shows he has appeared in include Smokey Joe’s Café, Bombay Dreams, Notre Dame de Paris and Peggy Sue Got Married. Andrew’s most recent West End credit saw him playing the role of Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, where he took over from Patrick Swayze. He was also in the concert production of Chess at the Royal Albert Hall alongside Josh Groban, which was recorded for television. He was chosen to sing on the concept album of Love Never Dies for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of the same name. Andrew has much recording experience and can be heard on many albums, including Will Young’s Friday’s Child and the original cast album of Bombay Dreams. Film soundtracks include Shrek 2, Troy, Bee Movie, Transformers, Pirates of the Caribbean, Monsters vs Aliens, Alice In Wonderland and others. He is currently a regular backing singer on The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent, as well as performing in corporate concerts around the country. Television work includes Eastenders, Casualty and two Royal Variety Performances.