Simon Bowman

Theatre:

Blondel (Old Vic & Aldwych Theatre); Eddie in Mack and Mabel (Aldwych Theatre); Young Elvis in the award winning Are You Lonesome Tonight? (Original Cast, Phoenix Theatre); Marius in Les Misérables (Palace Theatre); Vernon Gersh in They’re Playing Our Song (Olympia Theatre, Dublin); Kangaroo in Just So (Watermill Theatre, Newbury); Chris in Miss Saigon (original West End Cast, Theatre Royal Drury Lane); Poetry in Motion (Richmond); Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre); Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre); Jean Valjean in Les Misérables (Palace Theatre, 2000; Queen’s Theatre, 2004; and Oct 2009 to June 2011); Che in Evita (Douglas, Isle of Man); Elvis in This is Elvis (UK tour).

Television:

7 Royal Variety Performances; Evening Standard, Olivier and BAFTA Awards; The Kenny Everett Show; Ragtime; 321; The Marti Caine Show; That’s Show Business; The Music Game; The Great Event; What’s My Line?; The Heat Is On – Documentary on the making of Miss Saigon; Night of a Hundred Stars; Sink or Swim; Guinness Hall of Fame; The Chris Stewart Show; The Lyrics Game; Wednesday at Eight; Wogan; Open House; Brian Rossington in Doctors. Simon has also made various TV appearances in Spain, Germany, Holland and Czechoslovakia.

Workshops:

Greg Reed in Club Tropicana (Menier Chocolate Factory); Norman in Sex Chips and Rock and Roll (Manchester Royal Exchange); Rhett Butler in Gone with the Wind for Trevor Nunn.

Concerts:

Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Gran Canaria); Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera Concert (Opera House, Paris); Che in Evita (World Premiere Concert, Chelmsford); Stars of the Musicals (Kuala Lumpar); Aspects of Andrew Lloyd Webber (Symphony Hall, Birmingham); Another Kind of Magic (The Music of Queen, Sweden); Thank You for the Music (The Music of Abba, Norway and Iceland); A Celebration of Rodgers and Hammerstein (Halle Orchestra, Manchester); The British Invasion (Boston, USA); The Teddy Bear Hall of Fame (Radio 2 at Stratford Upon Avon); Bryn Terfel’s Faenol Festival (Snowdonia, Wales); Men and Supermen (Halle Orchestra in Manchester, the RSNO in Glasgow and Edinburgh, the CBSO in Birmingham); All That Jazz (CBSO, Birmingham); Oscar Winners (RSNO); West End - The Concert (Finland, Sweden, Denmark); The Music of James Bond (Luxembourg, Estonia); A special Les Misérables Concert at Windsor Castle in the presence of the Queen and President Chirac to celebrate the Centenary of the Entente Cordial; Sing Along a Musical (Hackney Empire, London); White Christmas (Royal Albert Hall); Friday Night is Music Night (Radio 2); A Musical Gala (Seoul, Korea); London’s Heritage (Mumbai, India); Llangollen Festival (North Wales); Best of Bond (Carnegie Hall, New York); Best of Broadway (Sydney Opera House, Australia); Musicality (Washington DC); James Bond (Royal Albert Hall); 25th Anniversary Concert of Les Misérables (O2 Arena, London); The Songs of My Life: Peter Polycarpou (Garrick Theatre); The Chris Needs Charity Concert (The Grand Theatre, Swansea); The Three Phantoms (Chichester Festival Theatre, Theatre Royal, Newcastle); Bohemian Rhapsody (Newcastle, Ireland, Eastbourne, Monte Carlo).

Recordings:

One Night With You (solo album); Miss Saigon, Original London Cast; ‘The Last Night of the World’, single; Are You Lonesome Tonight?, Original London Cast; Blondel; Poetry in Motion; No-good Boyo in Under Milk Wood; The Temptation of St Anthony; Celebrating Andrew Lloyd Webber; the voice of Gaston in Beauty and the Beast; West End – The Concert; Stars of the Musicals; West End – The New Generation; The Understudy (film soundtrack); Best of Bond (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra). Simon was also signed with Mickie Most in the mid eighties on the RAK label.