Pros from the Shows – Director
Italai Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
Layton began his career at the age of 12 securing himself the title role in Billy Elliot in London. He then made his debut TV appearance as Kylie in the BBC comedy Beautiful People. In 2009 Layton went back into the West End to play one of the original young Michael Jackson’s in Thriller Live.
He then went on to train at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts which was documented on CBBC’s School For Stars. He is most known for his role as series regular Stephen in the BBC Comedy Bad Education. In early 2015 Layton reprised his role in the Bad Education feature film.
In 2014 he joined Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures Company playing the role of Simon in the Lord of The Flies and continued to perform with the company in The Car Man. 2016 saw him perform in the national tour of Hairspray The Musical 2015/16.
Layton is currently in the London & UK tour production of RENT playing Angel.
Matthew Bourne’s – The Car Man
The Bad Education Movie
Matthew Bourne’s – Lord of The Flies