Charlie Stemp biography Born in London on November 30, 1993, Charlie Stemp is an English actor, singer and dancer. He rose to fame with his exemplary performance as Arthur Kipps in Half a Sixpence, the West End musical. Growing up in Peckham, South London, Stemp is also a rugby and football enthusiast. He made his Broadway appearance in the revival of Hello, Dolly! He is also starring opposite Zizi Strallen in the title role of Mary Poppins. Training: Stemp went to the Belcanto London Academy Theatre School and spent three years training at Laine Theatre Arts in Epsom. Awards: He won the Best Actor in a Musical Award for his role as Arthur Kipps in Half a Sixpence at the WhatsOnStage Awards, 2017. In the same year, he was also nominated for Best Actor in a Musical at Laurence Olivier Awards, and Best Actor in a New Production of a Musical (Broadway/World UK/West End Awards). In 2018, he achieved the Outstanding Broadway Debut Award for Hello, Dolly! at the Theatre World Award, 2018). Theatre: Stemp has worked in many stage productions such Wicked (Apollo Victoria Theatre, 2013-14) as an ensemble; Mamma Mia! (2015) as Eddie; Half a Sixpence (Noel Coward Theatre/Chichester Festival Theatre, 2016, 2017) as Arthur Kipps; Dick Whittington (London Palladium, 2017-18) as the lead; Hello, Dolly! (Shubert Theatre, 2018) as Barnaby Tucker; Snow White (London Palladium, 2018-19) as Prince Harry of Hampstead; Rough Crossing (2019) as Dvornichek, and Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre, 2019-20) as Bert.