Oliver Tompsett was born in Abingdon on 25th August 1983. He is a British performer specialising in singing and acting, and perhaps best known for playing Fiyero in Wicked and Galileo in We Will Rock You. He made his professional and West End debut in October 2002 in the musical Our House.
Oliver trained at the Arts Educational Schools, London.
His credits include portraying Shakespeare in & Juliet by Luke Sheppard at the Manchester Opera House, Manchester and Shaftesbury Theatre, London; Charlie Prince in Kinky Boots by Jerry Mitchell at the Adelphi Theatre, London; Chad in Disaster by Jack Plotnick at the Charing Cross Theatre, London; Sky Masterson in Guys And Dolls by Gordon Greenberg at the Phoenix Theatre, London; Galileo in We Will Rock You by Christopher Renshaw at the Dominion Theatre, London; Drew in Rock Of Ages by Kristin Hanggi at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London; Fiyero in Wicked by Joe Mantello at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, London; The Royal Hunt Of The Sun by Trevor Nunn at the National Theatre, London; Over My Shoulder by Stewart Nicholls at the Wyndham’s Theatre, London; Christmas In New York by David Randall at the Apollo Theatre, London; Cinderella by Joyce Branagh at the Palace Theatre, Watford; Notes From New York by David Randall at the Trafalgar Studios, London; Kismet by Tiffany Watt-Smith at the Arcola Theatre, London; Mamma Mia! by Phyllida Lloyd at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London; Ensemble/Callum in Our House by Matthew Warchus at the Cambridge Theatre, London.
Oliver was also involved in recording projects like the CD Act One – Songs From The Musicals Of Alexander S. Bermange (2008). In the same year, he launched his debut album Sentimental Heart and recorded We Are Not Alone on Terry Pratchett’s album Only You Can Save Mankind in 2009.