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Daniel Boys

“One of Great Britain's greatest voices”

Adelaide Cabaret Festival

“Voice of pure bliss”

Blaze Magazine, Australia

“Impossible not to fall in love with...”

Jane Witherspoon - BBC London TV

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Daniel Boys is an award winning performer whose career encompasses TV, West End musicals, national tours, as well as numerous concerts and recordings. His appearance on the hugely successful BBC TV talent show Any Dream Will Do in 2007 firmly established him as one of the UK's brightest emerging musical talents.
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Biog

Daniel Boys is an award winning performer whose career encompasses TV, West End musicals, national tours, as well as numerous concerts and recordings. His appearance on the hugely successful BBC TV talent show Any Dream Will Do in 2007 firmly established him as one of the UK's brightest emerging musical talents.

Daniel trained at the Guildford School of Acting. West End and London credits include: Jacques Brel is alive and well and living in Paris (Charing Cross Theatre); Sir Lancelot in Spamalot (Playhouse); Captain Walker in Tommy (Prince Edward); Princeton/Rod in Avenue Q (Gielgud/Noel Coward – Winner of 2009 Theatregoers Choice Award for Best Takeover in a Role); Roger in Grease (Victoria Palace & Japanese Tour); Mark (Alternate) in Rent (Prince of Wales and National Tour), Anthony in Sweeney Todd (Royal Festival Hall); Jason in Ordinary Days (Trafalgar Studios), Christian in Wolfboy (Trafalgar Studios) and most recently Miss Atomic Bomb (St James Theatre).

Other credits include: Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors (Theatr Clwyd); Colin in The Opinion Makers (Mercury Colchester and Derby Playhouse); Mike Connor in High Society (National Tour); Algernon in a new musical version of The Importance of Being Earnest (Theatre Royal, Windsor); the title role in Peter Pan - The Musical (Mayflower Theatre, Southampton and Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin); Judas in the 40th Anniversary concert of Godspell (Palace Theatre, Manchester); Mark in Rent (European Tour); Morino in Sunset Boulevard (National Tour); Tony in West Side Story (European Tour) and Parson Nathanial (understudy) in The War of the Worlds (National Tour).

Other credits include: Hayley Westenra's special guest (King's Lynn Festival); guest star on John Barrowman’s tour Music, Music, Music (which culminated in a performance at the world famous Royal Albert Hall and was subsequently released on DVD); The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (UK Tour) and hosting West End Live 2010 & 2012 from Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square and the Get Into London Theatre launch 2011 from the Royal Festival Hall.

Television and film include: Holby City (BBC1); Fall Out (Crowded Pictures); Little Man (Peccadillo Pictures) and West End Story, Songs of Praise and When Joseph met Maria (all for the BBC).

Concerts include: Broadway in Concert (Bangkok, Thailand); Momentous Musicals (New Wimbledon Theatre); The Night of 1000 Voices (Royal Albert Hall); No Space For Air (Apollo); Valentine’s Day at the Musicals (Birmingham Symphony Hall & Bridgewater Hall Manchester); Christmas in New York (Prince of Wales & Apollo); An Evening with John Barrowman (Arundel Castle); Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 60th Birthday Celebration (Hyde Park); A Spoonful of Stiles & Drewe (Her Majesty’s); Disney’s Enchanted Evening (Hyde Park) and Party in the Park (Hyde Park). Daniel is also a regular soloist on BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night is Music Night. Further concert work has taken him to Chicago, Al Ain, Xiamen and Ljubljana performing with some of the world’s greatest orchestras and conductors.

2009 saw the release of Daniel’s much anticipated debut solo album So Close which has proved popular worldwide and is still a best seller at London's Dress Circle. To coincide with the release, Daniel embarked on a series of solo concerts performing at venues such as Leicester Square Theatre, the Delfont Room at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, Greenwich Theatre and three sold out performances at the renowned Pizza On The Park, London.

He made his American debut with the show when he performed in Los Angeles, supported by Broadway actress and star of 'SMASH' Megan Hilty. He also played both Sydney and the world famous Adelaide Cabaret Festival alongside acts such as Olivia Newton John and Chita Rivera. Daniel recorded an exclusive track for Disney called 'The World is Something You Imagine' which can be heard in all their stores worldwide. It was also released as a charity single with proceeds going to the Disney Appeal at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Daniel can also be heard on numerous recordings including the cast recording of Wolfboy, More With Every Line - the Songs of Tim Prottey-Jones, Only You Can Save Mankind, Christmas in New York, Act One and John Barrowman's hit album Music, Music, Music where he can be heard duetting with John on 'I Know Him So Well'. 2011 saw him contributing to Helena Blackman's, Shona White's, Michael Bruce's and Dougal Irvine's debut albums.

In 2013 Daniel became the voice of the iconic theme tune for the Australian soap Neighbours (Channel 5 / Network 10).

What's New?

Jack and The Beanstalk

Posted 16th November 2016

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It's that time of year already! Daniel is soon to be heading off to panto land to join the cast of Jack And The Beanstalk at The Theatre Royal Nottingham.

This GIANT family-friendly panto adventure stars the legendary comedy-duo The Chuckle Brothers as Paul and Barry Trot, Benidorm’s Tony Maudsley as Dame Trot, The X Factor finalist Chico as Jack, West End leading lady Sarah Earnshaw as the good fairy and Daniel starring as the evil Fleshcreep.

This unmissable production features laugh-out-loud comedy, stunning costumes and scenery and amazing special effects as the audience and cast enter the Giant’s castle in spectacular 3D!

To book tickets to come and "boo" Daniel, visit www.trch.co.uk

Sat 10 Dec 2016 - Sun 15 Jan 2017
Tickets From £17 - £34.50

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The Boys In The Band

Posted 1st August 2016

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Daniel's attending a party...

"The remarkable and most certainly unmissable", The Boys in the Band is returning to London after almost 20 years.

Nine men gather in a New York apartment for a birthday celebration. Harold, a self-confessed ‘Jew fairy’, receives a surprise gift from his friend, Emory, in the form of a beautiful male hustler. Meanwhile, party host Michael gets an unwanted surprise of his own in the shape of a figure from his past. As the booze is drunk and the dope smoked, the mood swings from hilarity to heart-break.

From the producers of the critically acclaimed revivals of Beautiful Thing, Our Boys and Another Country and the forthcoming stage adaptation of Brokeback Mountain, comes this eagerly anticipated revival of Mart Crowley’s seminal piece, which premiered just before the Stonewall riots and changed the landscape of gay theatre.

Directed by Adam Penford, whose recent credits include A Small Family Business (National Theatre) and One Man, Two Guvnors (Revival Director for UK Tour, Broadway & West End), the cast will be led by Olivier Award-winner Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Doctor Who, London Spy, Coalition).

HAROLD | MARK GATISS
MICHAEL | IAN HALLARD
EMORY | JAMES HOLMES
DONALD | DANIEL BOYS
COWBOY | JACK DERGES
HANK | NATHAN NOLAN
BERNARD | GREG LOCKETT
LARRY | BEN MANSFIELD
ALAN | JOHN HOPKINS
UNDERSTUDY | PAUL KENDRICK

Matt Crowley’s groundbreaking play returns with this stellar cast for four weeks only.

This dark and witty play will be appearing at The Park Theatre from September 28th to October 30th, followed by a short UK Tour including Brighton, Manchester and Leeds.

For tickets and more information visit www.boysbandplay.com and follow @boysbandplay on Twitter.

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Daniel's attending a party...

"The remarkable and most certainly unmissable", The Boys in the Band is returning to London after almost 20 years.

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West End Live 2016

Posted 5th June 2016

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West End LIVE, the FREE annual festival showcasing the world-class productions on offer in the theatre capital of the world, is back for the 12th year running and Daniel will once again be co-hosting!

Following the huge success of 2015, the not to be missed event once again returns to London's iconic Trafalgar Square where dozens of London's hottest musicals will perform live.

Over the weekend thousands of theatre fans will have the chance to watch some of the world's most talented singers and dancers perform your favourite numbers, with plenty of other star appearances and surprises planned.

SATURDAY 18 JUNE 2016
11:00 MOTOWN – THE MUSICAL
11:15 CRAZY FOR YOU
11:30 WICKED
11:50 SHOW BOAT
12:05 CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
12:15 KINKY BOOTS
12:25 SUNNY AFTERNOON
12:40 LES MISÉRABLES
12:50 MATILDA – THE MUSICAL
13:00 PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
13:15 BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
13:35 MAMMA MIA!
13:50 JERSEY BOYS
14:10 GOBSMACKED!
14:30 THRILLER LIVE
14:55 PIRATES OF PENZANCE
15:10 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
15:25 THE WEDDING SINGER
15:40 THE SECRET GARDEN
16:00 SYLVIA YOUNG THEATRE SCHOOL
16:15 BLEND WEST END
16:30 SPIRIT YOUNG PERFORMERS COMPANY
16:45 BUMBLESCRATCH
17:00 ROYAL OPERA CHORUS
17:15 WEST END MUSICAL CHOIR
17:30 THE STRIPPER
17:40 STOMP
17:50 IN THE HEIGHTS
18:00 SHOW ENDS

SUNDAY 19 JUNE 2016
12:00 DISNEY'S THE LION KING
12:15 STOMP
12:30 GUYS AND DOLLS
12:40 THRILLER LIVE
13:05 MATILDA – THE MUSICAL
13:15 MATT CARDLE
13:30 THE BODYGUARD
13:40 MICHAEL XAVIER
13:50 BARBU
14:00 WEST END KIDS
14:15 CHICKENSHED
14:25 WEST END MASTERCLASS
14:40 THE BARRICADE BOYS
14:55 FERRIS AND MILNES
15:10 MADAM BUTTERFLY
15:20 WEST END GOSPEL CHOIR
15:35 JERSEY BOYS
15:50 SAMANTHA BARKS
16:05 MURDER BALLAD
16:20 BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S
16:30 AMERICAN IDIOT
16:45 SHOWSTOPPER!
17:05 DANIEL BOYS
17:20 NATHAN AMZI
17:30 IAN MCINTOSH
17:35 STEPHEN RAHMAN-HUGHES
17:45 RAMIN KARIMLOO
18:00 SHOW ENDS

For more information visit www.westendlive.co.uk and follow @WestEndLive on Twitter.

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West End LIVE, the FREE annual festival showcasing the world-class productions on offer in the theatre capital of the world, is back for the 12th year running and Daniel will once again be co-hosting!

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The Olivier Awards 2016

Posted 2nd April 2016

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Daniel is honoured to have been asked to host The Oliver Awards 2016 concert held in the famous Covent Garden Piazza, Sunday 3rd April.

This unbelievable evening of entertainment returns to the ITV stage in Covent Garden from 5pm and, outside the Royal Opera House, this is the only place the UK public can see all the performances and award-giving live as the action from the ceremony is streamed directly to the Piazza on big screens.

Daniel will be joined by Musical theatre star Carrie Hope Fletcher to host the event, which has entertainment from Kerry Ellis, American Idiot, West End Blend Choir, Breakin' Convention Hip Hop Dance Festival and the four Magic Radio Audience Award-nominated shows, Jersey Boys, Les Misérables, Matilda The Musical and The Phantom Of The Opera. An afternoon and evening not to be missed!

The Laurence Olivier Awards, or simply The Olivier Awards, are presented annually by the Society of London Theatre to recognise excellence in professional theatre in London at an annual ceremony in the capital. Originally known as the Society of West End Theatre Awards, they were renamed in honour of the British actor Laurence Olivier in 1984.

The awards are given to individuals involved in West End productions and other leading non-commercial theatres based in London across a range of categories covering plays, musicals, dance, opera and affiliate theatre. The Olivier Awards are recognised internationally as the highest honour in British theatre, equivalent to Broadway's Tony Awards and France's Molière Award.

Since its inception, the awards have been held at various venues and theatres across the capital and, most recently, the Royal Opera House since 2012.

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Daniel is honoured to have been asked to host The Oliver Awards 2016 concert held in the famous Covent Garden Piazza.

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Miss Atomic Bomb

Posted 2nd February 2016

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Welcome to Las Vegas in 1952, where every mushroom cloud has a silver lining and fallout is your friend.

Daniel is thrilled to have been cast in Miss Atomic Bomb, a new musical comedy by Adam Long, Gabriel Vick and Alex Jackson-Long.

As the US military proudly tests its atomic bombs within sight of the Vegas strip, tourists are flocking into town to cheer the blasts and see who will be crowned the Miss Atomic Bomb beauty queen.

But in the midst of this euphoria, farm girl Candy’s sheep have mysteriously died, her fashionista friend Myrna is designing clothes for pigs, young soldier Joey has deserted the army, and his hapless hotel manager brother Lou desperately needs an atomic gimmick. In a city controlled by the military and the mob, time is running out for our four friends.

Inspired by the real life bomb tests and beauty pageants of the era, the show is co-directed by the Olivier Award-winning choreographer Bill Deamer (Top Hat) and Adam Long (The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged).

Joining Daniel are the award winning star of TV and theatre Catherine Tate, Simon Lipkin (Avenue Q, Assassins, The Lurax), Dean John Wilson (Aladdin in Disney's Aladdin) and Florence Andrews (A little night music, Once).

Don't miss the world premiere of this new musical comedy.

Book your tickets now!

www.stjamestheatre.co.uk

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Welcome to Las Vegas in 1952, where every mushroom cloud has a silver lining and fallout is your friend.

Daniel is thrilled to have been cast in Miss Atomic Bomb, a new musical comedy by Adam Long, Gabriel Vick and Alex Jackson-Long.

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So Close
Daniel Boys

In 2009 Daniel released his debut album 'So Close'. Co-produced and musically directed by good friend Douglas Whyte, it immediately became one of the best sellers at London's Dress Circle and has sold over 25,000 units on iTunes.

"Daniel surprises by putting an enchanting spin on a wide range of songs from country to classical. His intimate style ensures we journey with him as he travels through both introspective and more carefree times."

"Wonderful voice, and a good selection of songs..."

"This album is an essential!"

To order your copy please select the correct shipping destination. Payments are handled by PayPal which means the transaction is safe and secure.

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Music Music Music
John Barrowman

Having met Daniel as a Judge on 'Any Dream will Do' John subsequently asked Daniel to record a duet with him on his 2008 album Music Music Music. The album debuted and peaked at #35 in the UK, making it Barrowman's second top forty album.

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The Sounds of Rodgers & Hammerstein
Helena Blackman

Best known as runner-up in the BBC's How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?, West End star Helena Blackman released her debut solo album The Sound of Rodgers & Hammerstein in 2011, celebrating her ongoing association with this legendary musical theatre writing duo. It includes two exclusive duets by the number one classical charting singer Jonathan Ansell and Daniel.

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Acoustic Overtures
Dougal Irvine

Daniel's friend and award winning new writer of British Musical Theatre released his debut album in 2011. His first musical 'Departure Lounge' has played New York, Chicago and London, and was nominated alongside five multi-million pound West End shows in the 'Best New Musical' category at the WhatsOnStage Awards.

This highly anticipated album features 12 previously unrecorded songs specially selected from Dougal's catalogue of work. Daniel duets with Cassie McIvor.

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I'll bring you a song
Shona White

An album showcasing one of the finest voices in musical theatre. Shona has appeared in Chess, Wicked, Mamma Mia, Shout, Les Miserables and The Rocky Horror Show to name a few. This album was produced by West End Musical Director Richard Beadle and produced by Guy James. Daniel duets on 'As Long as You're Mine'.

http://danielboys.com/assets/mp3/as_long_as_your_mine.mp3
Unwritten Songs
Michael Bruce

Award winning Musical Theatre composer Michael Bruce released his long awaited debut album of songs in 2011, featuring 15 of his favourite west end stars. Daniel duets with Alexia Khadime.

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More with every line
Tim Prottey - Jones

An experienced professional guitarist, drummer and vocalist with a music degree from the University of Wolverhampton, Tim is a young composer who blends musical theatre with an exciting pop/rock edge. The tracks on his debut album consist of 13 songs drawn from two musicals he is developing with co-librettist/lyricist Robert Gould - 'After The Turn' and 'Once Bitten'.

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The World is Something you imagine
Disney Store

Disney Store released their debut single in support of the Disney Appeal for Great Ormond Street Hospital. It was released in celebration of the opening of their new flagship store on Oxford Street, London in 2011.

The song "The World is Something You Imagine" forms part of a range of music which has been exclusively written and composed for Disney Stores, to tell the new store experience story. The Disney Studios Music team wrote this theme song, six separate event pieces of music and seven ambient music tracks in total. The song was written by James Brett (composer) & Bobby and Kristen Lopez (Music & Lyrics) and recorded by Daniel and Tori Beaumont.

http://danielboys.com/assets/mp3/the_world_is_something_you_imagine.mp3
Christmas in New York

 

Christmas in New York is the West End's annual celebration of seasonal songs and classic carols, which started life in 2006 at the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue. It has since played at the Lyric Theatre and the Prince of Wales Theatre. It was released as a studio cast recording for the first time in 2009.

http://danielboys.com/assets/mp3/christmas_in_new_york.mp3, http://danielboys.com/assets/mp3/ave_maria.mp3
Wolfboy

 

Wolfboy is a musical with music and lyrics by Leon Parris and book by Russell Labey, based on the play by Brad Fraser. Its story concerns two teenagers committed to an asylum. Bernie's a Grade A golden boy who has attempted suicide. David's a street hustler who may or may not have the powers of a wolf.

In 2010 it had run at Trafalgar Studios in London, featuring Gregg Lowe as Bernie, Paul Holowaty as David, Emma Rigby as Nurse Cherry and Daniel as Christian.

A four track, London cast recording was released for the run.

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Only You Can Save Mankind

 

This Studio Cast Recording of the musical adaptation of Sir Terry Pratchetts novel was released in 2010. With music by Leighton James House and lyrics by Shaun McKenna.

"If I'd known it was going to be so good, I'd have written a better book"
Terry Pratchett

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The Inbetween

 

The In-Between is a new full length, two act fantasy musical written by Laura Tisdall. It is an original story of love, friendship and letting go, with both humour and heart.

A seven track concept album is now available to hear online, sung by nine of the West End's leading stars.

http://danielboys.com/assets/mp3/out_of_your_world.mp3
Standing Ovation

 

Following the announcement in the Summer of 2011 that London's famous showbiz shop Dress Circle may be faced with closure for financial reasons, this album was produced by Danny Davies over the month that followed. Comprising works from artists and songwriters who share in the concerns for Dress Circle's future, this CD is a tribute to the shop, and it is hoped that it may contribute in some way to the positive future.

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An evening with John Barrowman

 

'An Evening With John Barrowman' is an extravaganza of John performing his favourite and most well known songs from the world of stage, screen and pop. Daniel was his guest on this tour and as well as performing 'I know Him So Well' taken from John's album 'Music, Music, Music' he got to perform his own songs including 'Somewhere over the Rainbow' and 'Solitaire'. (see 'clips' for footage).

The concert was filmed for release on DVD at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall on May 14th 2009.

War of the Worlds

 

In 1978 Jeff Wayne composed and produced one of the most groundbreaking and best-selling musical works of all time. In 2006 after much anticipation Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds was brought to the stage for the first time, playing to sold-out arenas across the UK.

The War of The Worlds Live is a spectacular mix of live music, theatre, multi-media and visual arts on a grand scale. It combines the brilliance of the original performers including Jeff Wayne, Justin Hayward, Chris Thompson and even the late Richard Burton ('In Sight and Sound') along with a brand new cast (including Daniel), the 10-piece Black Smoke Band, the 48-piece ULLAdubULLA Strings and an unforgettable fully operating 30ft Martian Fighting Machine!

It was filmed at Wembly Arena and released on DVD.

Watch Rehearsal Clip

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