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 Joshua Gannon.
Joshua is currently playing the role of Motel, a Tailor in Fiddler On The Roof at the Playhouse Theatre.
We speak about his training at Guildford School of Acting, his passion for the industry and how support from his family, plus a wonderful relationship with his agent has helped forge his career to date. We also learn more about what it was like for Josh to make his West End debut in The Wind and the Willows at the London Palladium.
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0:00 – 4:12 – Joshua is currently playing the role of Motel, a Tailor in Fiddler On The Roof at the Playhouse Theatre. We speak more about the role and his journey with this show.
4:13 – 20:49 – Where did it all begin? Being one of six siblings, Josh takes us back to his early passion for musical theatre. We also speak about his first show, which was Jason Robert Brown’s 13 The Musical. Josh speaks about advice from his parents, public speaking at a young age and how his family support was key to him starting a career.
20:50 – 35:39 – Joshua tells us more about his training in musical theatre at Guildford School of Acting. We speak further about how it is key to have a strong working relationship with your agent.
35:30 – 44:13 – Joshua made his West End debut in Wind of the Willows at the London Palladium. We here all about his journey with this production and what it was like making his West End debut in such an iconic venue.
44:14 – 46:50 – In standard Post-Show Drinks fashion, we find out Joshua’s dream role and how he would sum up his career to date.