Matt Rixon

Edna Turnblad

Matt Rixon Hairspray the Musical UK Tour

Matt trained at Webber Douglas.

Theatre includes: Step Sister in Cinderella (Richmond Theatre); Bessie in Casa Valentina (Southwark Playhouse); Major Courtney in The Ladykillers (New Vic Theatre & UK Tour); Colonel Proctor in Around The World in 80 Days (New Vic & Royal Exchange Theatre); PC Pong in Aladdin (Wimbledon Theatre); See How They Run at York Theatre Royal; Merlin in The Legend of King Arthur at York Theatre Royal; Aladdin at Theatre at the O2 Arena; Jake Rush in The Governess (UK Tour); Malvolio in Twelfth Night at Chester Open Air Theatre; Roger Debris in The Producers at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane; The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe for the RSC in Stratford and at Sadler’s Wells; original cast of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at The London Palladium; a national tour of To Kill A Mockingbird; a national tour of The Canterbury Tales for Northern Broadsides; Buried Child at The Leicester Curve, Vampirette at The Manchester Opera House; Two at Oldham Colisseum; Endgame at The Liverpool Everyman; The Caretaker, The Crucible, Oh What a Lovely War, Twelfth Night and Four Nights in Knaresborough (MEN Best Actor nomination 2004) at the Bolton Octagon Theatre; Bouncers, Macbeth, The Three Musketeers and Kafka’s Dick at York Theatre Royal; To Reach for the Clouds and Burial at Thebes at Nottingham Playhouse and US tour; Dracula, The Three Musketeers, Thérèse Raquin and Tartuffe at the Haymarket, Basingstoke; Boy at the Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich; Shady Business at The Mill at Sonning; Cinderella and Aladdin at The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton.

TV includes: Tarantino Connections for Channel 4; Unique Species for Channel 5; Henry VI part 3 for the BBC.