Matt Slack

Matt Slack

Matt Slack

Matt has recently completed a UK tour of the musical Hot Flush. He played an array of characters and received rave reviews.

Matt Slack started out as a blue coat for Pontins back in 1993. Two years later he became an Entertainments Manager and won the Pontins award for “Entertainer of the year”. That same year he went on to win the prestigious Stairway to the Stars one of the biggest talent shows in the country.

The following year, after breaking out on to the cabaret circuit he won “Best Comedy Act” and also took the title of outright winner in the Entertainer of the year, South West Awards.

Matt was then to have his first taste of TV as Co-presenter on West Country TV’s Club 22.45 with Nick Owen. This was shortly followed by the role of Nigel Spume in children’s series, Dr Zargle by HTV, for CITV.

Since then he has performed at all the major holiday centres, cruise ships and theatres, around the UK and Europe supporting names such as Bradley Walsh and The Three Degrees.

It was just a matter of time before pantomime beckoned Matts first panto saw him play the role of the court jester in Snow White (Pavilion Theatre, Worthing) this proved to be a huge success smashing box office records. This led to Matt becoming one of the country’s leading pantomime performers.

Matt has appeared in several summer season shows in Blackpool and Torquay where he headlined for three consecutive years at the Babbacombe theatre.

Matt then made the move into musical theatre where he played the lead role of “Roddy” originally played byShane Ritchie on the UK tour of Boogie Nights, plus a Three week run at the Artscape theatre, Capetown. Shortly after Matt appeared as Smee in record breaking panto Peter Pan alongside Eastenders Steve McFadden. This led Matt to play the role alongside Steve for a further two consecutive years.

Matt then joined the cast of the hugely successful Blood Brothers on a UK tour where he played the parts of the Policeman and the Teacher for Bill Kenwright Ltd.

In the summer of 2008 Matt starred alongside Joss Stone and was on the production team for his first feature film titled Snappers

Matt’s creative talent is now being used to write new comedy and drama and aims to see his first work on stage and screen very soon.