Sam is an actor, writer and director originally from the north east of England. Acting credits include: ‘Jamie’ in The Last Five Years, ‘Guy’ in My Night With Reg (Less Is More Theatre), ‘Harry Robinson’ in The Ladykillers (Ipswich New Wolsey, Queens Hornchurch, Salisbury Playhouse), ‘Wilfred Crompton’ in Spring and Port Wine (Oldham Coliseum 2017); ‘Seymour’ in Little Shop Of Horrors (UK Tour 2016), ‘Boq’ in Wicked (Apollo Victoria Theatre, West End); ‘Princeton’ & ‘Rod’ in Avenue Q (UK Tour 2012); ‘Man’ in Starting Here, Starting Now’; Greg’ in Single Sex and ‘Gena Hamlet’ in Galka Motalka (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester); ‘Harry’ in Love On The Dole and ‘Young Collector/Sailor’ in A Streetcar Named Desire (Bolton Octagon); ‘Colin Ireland & Robin Oake’ in Out Out Out (Pitgems Theatre); “Jim/Ensemble” in The Hired Man (Bolton Octagon) which won the 2010 TMA Award for Best Performance in a Musical, awarded to the entire ensemble.
He Also originated the role of ‘Ben’ in Firing Life. Television includes: The Late Late Show (RTE) and Ireland:AM (TV3). Radio Includes: ‘Nino Sarratore’ in The Story Of A New Name & My Brilliant Friend (BBC Radio 4), Various Characters in National Velvet (BBC Radio 4) Workshops: ‘Boy & Zacky’ in Big Fish; ‘John-Michael’ in Doris Stokes, “Will” in The Muddy Choir. Other Work Includes: The Music of Kooman & Diamond (IlliaDebuts, London Debut), “The Concrete Jungle”: UK Album Launch (IlliaDebuts), ‘West End Switched Off’ (Parallel Productions) Sam also worked as a puppet coach for the 2014 professional UK tour of Avenue Q. In 2016 he made his directorial debut with How To Curse at London’s Etcetera Theatre. He is also a magician and Escape Room creator. For more information visit www.samlupton.com