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Starlight Express Credits

Japan/Australia Tour - 1987/88 - Swing

Bochum - 1988-89 - Poppa

London - 1998-99 - Poppa

London - 1999-00 - Poppa

London - 2000-01 - Poppa

London - 2001-02 - Poppa

Biography (1988)

Trevor began his career in 1978 at the Cockpit Theatre in London playing the lead in Donald Swann's The Yeast Factory, and was described by Time Out as a skillful actor. He went on to a very successful production at the Old Vic, followed by work at the Royal Court, Albany empire and the Barbican Theatre in Plymouth. He graduated from Dartington College of Arts with a B.A. Hons in Music having studied voice, trombone, piano, electric bass and composition. On leaving Trevor went straight to Glyndebourne Festival Opera for two seasons before joining Starlight Express.

Biography (1998)

Theatre: Starlight Express (Japanese/Australian tour); Poppa in the original cast of the German production of Starlight Express (Bochum); The Buddy Holly Story (Victoria Palace and Strand Theatres); Sam in Casablanca (Whitehall Theatre); Rum Daniels in Carmen Jones (Old Vic); title role in Pete Townshend's The Iron Man (Young Vic); Once On this Island (Royalty Theatre); The Pan Beaters (Greenwich Theatre); Blue Moon (Gateway Theatre, Chester); Hard Time Pressure (Royal Court).

Television: The Ink Thief with Richard O'Brien; an appearance on Wogan; Not the Royal Variety Performance; Blue Peter; T-Bag.

Opera: Porgy and Bess (Glyndebourne and Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.)

Concerts: Performed with Larry Adler on the harmonica for The Glory of Gershwin (tour).

Musical Direction: Musical director and composer for the critically acclaimed Tapping Harlem; assistant musical director for The Buddy Holly Story (Victoria Palace and Strand Theatres)

Trevor is relishing playing Poppa in this production of Starlight Express.



CITV Starlight Express Feature

Backstage London, 1999