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Matthew James Hinchliffe

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Physical details

Gender: Male

Eye colour: Grey/Green

Hair colour: Light Brown

Hair length: Short

Playing age: 19 - 27 years

Actual age: 32

Height: 6ft 1ins

Weight: 70kg

Build: Medium

Location: Midlands

Nationality type: European

Appearance: White


Matthew James Hinchliffe trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, London and the Birmingham Conservatoire. Additional training includes Arts Educational, London and NYMT.

Recent theatre credits include: Swing/Ensemble in Chess the Musical directed by Craig Revel Horwood (No.1 UK Tour), Gianmaria in The Adoration Syndrome (The Horse, London), Dancer/Puppeteer in Maestro (Henley Festival), Rapunzel’s Prince in Into The Woods (Embassy Theatre), Finnur in Hagridden directed by Stephen Clark (Embassy Theatre), Tim/Duracell/King in Lamps in the Circuit (UK Tour), Terry in Merrily We Roll Along (Crescent Theatre, Birmingham) and Ensemble in West Side Story (Birmingham Hippodrome).

His instrumental skills include, but are not limited to; clarinet, flute/piccolo, piano, soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, accordion and recorders. He has worked with numerous professional ensembles including Arcobeleno Venti and the CBSO touring in Germany and Belgium. Matthew was also selected to play as a guest soloist for Her Majesty the Queen during her Golden Jubilee celebrations in 2002.

Television credits include: Doctors (BBC) and A Thing Called Love (BBC).

He will be returning to Chess the Musical in September where he will be continuing the tour at the Princess of Wales theatre, Canada.

As well as performing, Matthew also works as a freelance vocal coach, instrumental tutor (clarinet, flute, saxophone and piano), director, musical director and choreographer. He is currently represented by Sarah Bryan at Access Artiste Management and is a full member or Equity, Musicians Union and Spotlight.


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Stage Tour
2013 Ensemble/Swing, Fiddler on the Roof , Music & Lyrics LTD , Craig Revel Horwood
2010 Ensemble/Swing, Chess the Musical , UK No.1 Tour , Craig Revel Horwood
2007 Various, Lamps in the Circuit , Kinetic Theatre
2013 Woodwind, Aladdin , Hiss & Boo , Stewart Nicholls
2012 Ensemble, Thoroughly Modern Millie , Watermill Theatre , Caroline Leslie
2012 John Darling, Peter Pan - The Musical , Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch , Bob Carlton
2012 Clarinet, The Glorious Ones , Landor Theatre , Robert McWhir
2012 Frank, Workshops - Miss Nightingale , Mr Bugg Presents , Peter Rowe
2012 Swallow/Councillor, The Happy Prince , Queens Theatre, Hornchurch , Bob Carlton
2011 Ensemble/Swing, Chess the Musical , Triumph Entertainment , Craig Revel Horwood
2011 King Rat/Cecily Suet, Dick Whittington , Carousel Theatre Company , Emily Wade
2011 Gianmaria, The Adoration Syndrome , Independent Theatre Company , Matthew Gould
2011 Emcee, Cabaret the musical , European Tour , Jessica Fairfield
2010 Rapunzel's Prince, Into the Woods , CSSD , Gary Sefton
2010 Dancer, Maestro , Henley Festival , Paul Barker
2009 Director, Seussical the Musical , CMS
2009 Finnur, Hagridden , CSSD , Stephen Clark
2009 Director, High School Musical , Shipston
2008 Director, Dazzle , CMS
2005 Terry/Ensemble, Merily We Roll Along , Crescent Theatre , Michael Barry
2005 Jet, West Side Story , Birmingham Hippodrome , Tim Jones
2004 Cheshire Cat/Narrator, Alice in Wonderland , Arts Educationsl/London , Alison Mead
2003 Various, Sunday Morning at the Centre f the World , John Leggott College , Richard Vegette/Caroline Ollyart
2003 Alex, A Clockwork Orange , John Leggott College , Richard Vegette
2002 Soloist, Royal Performance Golden Jubilee , North Lincolnshire , Steve Fareham
1999 Ensemble, Alice Through a Looking Glass , NYMT, Leeds , Jeremy James Taylor
2010 Production Vocalist, A Capella , Mary Poppets , Paul Barker
2006 Wedding Guest, Doctors , BBC
2005 Dancer, A Thing Called Love , BBC , Andy Dremmony/Ed Fraiman
2005 Patient, Doctors , BBC


Accents & Dialects

Standard USA, Liverpool, Yorkshire*, Cockney, Northern*, RP


French, Sign Language British


Clarinet, Piano, Saxophone



Other skills

Attractive, Dance Solo, Dancer, Full Clean Driving Licence, Musician, Video, Acrobatics, Solo Singer, Singer


Birmingham Conservatoire - Performance - 2003-2007
Arts Educational, London
National Youth Music Theatre
Central School Of Speech and Drama