Matt Dempsey is a professional actor who trained at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. He is currently playing Lesgles/Bamatabois in Les Miserables.
His credits include And The World Goes Round at King’s Head Theatre, Grease at WEI, Peter Pan at the Palace Theatre, Manchester, Sunset Boulevard at the Opera House, Cork, Cabaret at the Chichester Festival Theatre, Queen Of Spades at the ENO, King at Hackney Empire, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, The Old Country at Trafalgar Studios, The Witches of Eastwick at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, The Boyfriend, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Taming Of The Shrew at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, Benvolio in Romeo & Juliet at the Piccadilly Theatre, Hero in A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum at the Peacock Theatre, and Enron in the UK tour, Chichester Festival Theatre and Noel Coward Theatre.
Matt worked in films like Allied, Dorian Gray, Great Expectations, Sweeney Todd, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, The Duchess, De-Lovely, Alice Through The Looking Glass, Alice In Wonderland, Gulliver’s Travels, Dark Shadows and Muppets Most Wanted.
His television credits include Jerusalem, Rhona, Paradise Heights, Elizabeth Virgin Queen, Family Affairs, The Trip, Doctors, Holby City, and James Corden: The Musical (Mary Poppins, Les Miserables and Evita).
He has been part of the workshops for Volphone at The Globe Theatre, The Happy Prince at the New Stables, The Silver Sword at Soho Theatre, Insomnia at the Cardiff Arts Centre, Meet Mister Future and King at the Hackney Empire.