Headshot of Sam Lathwood


Dance Captain, Swing


TRAINING: Arts Educational Schools, London.

THEATRE INCLUDES: Messenger Boy/1st Robertson Ay/1st Valentine in Mary Poppins (Prince Edward/West End); Ferdy/Dance Captain/1st Young Ebenezer/1st Fred/1st George in A Christmas Carol (The Old Vic); Sam in Elf the Musical (Plymouth/Manchester); Swing/understudy Robertson Ay in Mary Poppins (international tour, Zurich/ Dubai); crossover Swing in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Theatre Royal Drury Lane); Disaster! (Charing Cross); Jim in the European premiere of Elf the Musical (Plymouth/Dublin); Mark/Lynch in Damn Yankees (Landor); Assistant Dance Captain/Swing in Hairspray (UK/ Ireland tour); Ensemble/1st Samuel in The Pirates of Penzance (Hackney Empire/ Australian tour); Momentous Musicals (New Wimbledon Theatre). Workshops: Caladar in Vānara: A New Musical (London); Groundhog Day (The Old Vic); Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (pre-Broadway).

RECORDINGS INCLUDE: Mary Poppins (West End Cast Recording) and singer/ vocalist in Mary Poppins Returns (Disney movie/soundtrack).

FILM: Operation Mincemeat.

TELEVISION INCLUDES: Elf the Musical (Channel 5); The Jane McDonald Show, Britain’s Got Talent (ITV); The National Lottery’s Big Night of Musicals (BBC/RSC Manchester AO Arena).

OTHER: Singer/Vocalist in Mary Poppins Returns (Disney Movie/soundtrack); Backing vocalist for Adele (Wembley Stadium); singer for Eurosport Winter Olympics 2018 commercial; Royal Variety Performance (The London Palladium/ Royal Albert Hall); West End Live (2015, 2021 and 2022); Matilda The Movie workshops (Netflix); Mary Poppins cast recording (West End).