Sam Archer

Sam Archer


Sam trained with the National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT), the Bird College of Performing Arts, graduating with a 1st Class (BA)Hons Degree and The Actors Centre in London.

Theatre credits include: for Matthew Bourne's New Adventures, Ralph in LORD OF THE FLIES, the Prince in SWAN LAKE, the Pilot/Prince in CINDERELLA, Angelo in THE CAR MAN, Anthony in PLAY WITHOUT WORDS as well as creating the role of Edward in the original production of EDWARD SCISSORHANDS.

Other theatre credits include: WONDER.LAND (Manchester International Festival/National Theatre), LA BOHEME (Royal Albert Hall), Arthur Pita's METAMORPHOSIS (Joyce Theatre, NY), James I in Richard Jones' GLORIANA (Royal Opera House), Badger in Will Tuckett's WIND IN THE WILLOWS (Linbury Studio Theatre), Charlie Paddock in Ed Hall's CHARIOT'S OF FIRE (Hampstead Theatre/Gielgud Theatre), the National Theatre production of EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON (UK Tour), Slim and Cover Curly in OKLAHOMA! (Chichester Festival Theatre), Valentine and Cover/played Bert in MARY POPPINS (UK Tour), Lulu in the original cast of WE WILL ROCK YOU (Dominion Theatre), Captain in OLIVER! (London Palladium) and JJ in BUGSY MALONE (Queens Theatre).

Film and Television credits include: Disney's MUPPETS MOST WANTED directed by James Bobin, LIFE IS A BUFFET directed by Anthony Byrne, Goldfrapp's 'A&E music video', 'Party At The Palace' in commemoration of the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, Children In Need, Blue Peter and Series 3 of ITV's MR SELFRIDGE directed by Robert Del Maestro.

Sam has also taken part in many workshops including: KRABAT, A German fantasy novel by Otfried Preußler, directed by Caroline Steinbeis at the National Theatre Studios, SHOES choreographed by Stephen Mear and composed by Richard Thomas, MADE IN DAGENHAM choreographed by Aletta Collins and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour choreographed by Scott Ambler.

Sam spent 2017 starring in the leading role of Boris Lermentov in Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES (Sadlers Wells/UK Tour/American Tour).