Post-Show Drinks, a musical theatre podcast showcasing actors from the West End and beyond.
In this episode, Connor and Catherine sit down with West End star Daniel Boys.
We speak about Daniel’s start in musical theatre to then training at Guildford School of Acting. Daniel also tells us more about his time in BBC’s Any Dream Will Do, as well as his variety of West End credits including; Avenue Q, RENT and Grease.
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0:00 – 6:30 – Daniel tells us about the first musical he saw with his family; Starlight Express. We also speak about Daniel’s first amateur show The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe and how it wasn’t until secondary school that he found his singing voice.
6:31 – 18:59 – We speak about Daniel’s musical theatre training at Guildford School of Acting (GSA). Daniel also tells us his advice for young performers looking to get into the industry and how social media can affect performers mental health.
19:00 – 24:37 – Daniel tells us about his first professional role as Cover of Mark in RENT on the UK Tour and then bringing the show into London’s West End. Daniel made his West End debut in RENT at Prince of Wales Theatre. We also speak about the UK tour of Sunset Boulevard and Daniel’s return to the West End in Grease at the Victoria Palace Theatre.
24:38 – 33:26 – Daniel was a contestant on BBC’s Any Dream Will Do, a television programme to find a Joseph for Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production at the Adelphi Theatre. We learn all about Daniel’s Joseph story. We speak about what life was like after Joseph.
33:27 – 40:44 – We then ask Daniel what show he was most proud. He tells us it was Love Story at The Octagon Theatre in Bolton with Lauren Samuels. He also tells us a funny story about his time in the European tour of West Side Story.
40:45 – 45:42 – We ask Daniel what his dream role would be and how he would sum up his career to date.