Pros from the Shows – Director
Layton was born in Bury, Manchester and he began his career at the age of 12 playing the title role of Billy in the West End production of Billy Elliot. He made his debut TV appearance as Kylie in the BBC comedy Beautiful People. He went on to train at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts which was documented on CBBC’s School For Stars.
Theatre includes: Paul in Kiss Me Kate (Sheffield Crucible); Seaweed in Hairspray! (2018 UK Tour); Angel in Rent (London/UK Tour); The Car Man (Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures); Simon in The Lord of the Flies (Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures) and Young Michael in Thriller Live (West End).
TV/Film includes: Rocketman (Paramount); Larry in Benidorm (ITV) and Postcode (CBBC). Layton played series regular ‘Stephen’ in the BBC Comedy Bad Education series and feature film.
Layton is currently playing ‘Jamie’ in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in London’s West End.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Kiss Me Kate
Matthew Bourne’s – The Car Man
The Bad Education Movie
Matthew Bourne’s – Lord of The Flies