|Acting experience: ||Previous paid speaking roles||
- UK Cockney
- UK English
- UK Posh
- UK Scottish
2014 SOUL MUSIC, YMT:UK (Summer Production)
2014 THE RAGGED CHILD, NYMT (Summer Production)
2014 WASP, LYAC, Luke Bailey
2013 VANISHING POINT, YMT:UK
2013 AN AUDIENCE WITH DIONNE BROMFIELD, Act Now Entertainment
2013 FORTY-FIVE MINUTES, Michael, The Lowry Theatre, Luke Bailey
2013 SWINGS AND ROUNDABOUTS, a psychological thriller, Director: Daniel Rodriguez
2012 BOYS, Ryan, Scar Tissue Films, Director: Richard D Kinsella
2012 THE WINSLOW BOY, Ronnie Winslow, The Octagon Theatre. Director: David Thacker
2012 THE GRANDFATHERS, Dim, The Lowry Theatre. Director: Luke Bailey
2012 THE KING & I, Ensemble, The Lowry Theatre. Director: Paul Kerryson
2011 THE WEDDING SINGER, Various, CATS Theatre. Director: Louise Cohen
2011 KORCZAK, Abraham, YMT:UK, Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames. Director: Nick Stimson
2011 SWEENEY TODD, Ensemble/Tobias, NYMT, Rose Theatre Kingston-upon-Thames. Director: Sarah Redmond
2011 GUYS & DOLLS, Sky Masterson, CATS Theatre, Director: Paul Cohen
2011 CHESSINGTON WORLD OF ADVENTURE 'Kids Go Wild', Moxie Pictures, Big Red Button
2010/11 DAVID COPPERFIELD, Young David Copperfield, The Octagon Theatre. Director: Elizabeth Newman
2010 FABLE (16mm Feature Film), Josh (Main), Parallax Films. Director: John Aldridge
2010 SWEENEY TODD, Ensemble/Tobias, NYMT. Director: Martin Constantine
2010 GUYS & DOLLS, Sky Masterson, Sylvia Young
2010 WE’RE ON IT (Educational Film for E.ON), Josh (Main), The Edge Picture Company. Director: Toby Meakins
2010 CRIMES THAT SHOOK BRITAIN (Documentary), The Dunblane Story, The History Channel, Crime & Investigation Network, Scout (Featured), Title Role Productions Ltd. Helen Tonge & Ian Bradshaw
2010 SWEENEY TODD, NYMT, West End Live Performance, Leicester Square. Director: Martin Constantine
2010 NYMT Gala Performance, Westminster Under School. Director: Martin Constantine
2010 FULL OF GRACE (Short Film, County Meath, Southern Ireland, April, 1963), Cathal Nordone (Main), Horse Mirror Productions, Directors: Bernardo Marques & Nikoleta Leousi
2010 PROJECT HOUSE Corporate Commercial, Lead plus voice over. Director: Abby Walklett
2010 MASTERMINDS, Short Film, Andy (Main), Liverpool. Director: Christie Allanson
2010 FINDING CHARLIE, Short Film, Charlie (Main), Stoke-on-Trent, Director: Sarah Jenner
2009/10 OLIVER TWIST, Bonicolt & Oliver, The Octagon Theatre, New Version by Deborah McAndrew. Director: Josette Bushell-Mingo
2009/10 MYTH, 16mm Feature Film Pilot & Trailer, Bobby (Main), Parallax Films. Director: John Aldridge
2009 LISTEN, Short Film, John (Main), Preston. Director: Rachel Culleton
2009 ALL MY SONS, Bert, The Octagon Theatre. Director: David Thacker
2009 PETER PAN AND THE AWFULLY BIG ADVENTURE, Nibs, Youth Music Theatre UK. Director: Christian Durham
2009 OLIVER, Workhouse Children & Fagin's Gang, Farnworth Performing Arts Company. Director: Robert Margolis
2008 SCROOGE THE MUSICAL, Tiny Tim, Bolton Premier Productions. Director: Marje Brayshaw
2009 WAITING FOR GODOT (Theatreland Documentary), Sky Arts. Director: Sean Mathias
2008 SEEING SMOKE (Film), Small Boy, Ultimatum Films, Bolton. Director: Glen Mortimer
2008 Event, Stand Up Comedy Overall Winner (Open Age Group), Best Junior Actor & Best Junior Monologue Finalist - Growing Talent/ITS (International Talent Showcase), Paris. Director: Lynne Millar
2008 Oliver "I'D DO ANYTHING", (TV, Show One & Two 'The Auditions'), BBC One. Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cameron Mackintosh
2006 ... 2009 Many junior productions with lead roles; King & Narrator in SNOW WHITE & 7 DWARFS, Robin Hood in ROBIN HOOD A MODERN ADAPTATION, Bellathron in PEGASUS ...
1 minute clip, to be released with "FEELING STRONGER", my debut album
|Guitar ability: ||Intermediate||Vocal range: ||Baritone
|Keyboard ability: ||Beginner||Like to join a band: ||Yes
|Vocal ability: ||Lead singer||
Influences: Too Many To List
Josh’s music is an original blend of commercial Pop Rock with classical tinges and his unique northern sound is described as being rich with distinctive dark overtones. Alongside promo gigs and acting roles Josh is busy completing his first album, writing and collaborating on new material and projects.
FEELING STRONGER, the album will be released later this year. Throughout 2014 Josh is releasing singles and EP's via his indie label Cloud9Records. THINKING OF YOU TONIGHT was released on Valentines. IN MY HEAD (EP) is his latest release, which is available on iTunes, Amazon and all other major music platforms. As summer approaches Josh will be releasing MY DREAM BABY. This will be followed with BACK TO BED in September.
Josh is independent working with songwriters, musicians and producers. Most recently Josh has been co-writing with Andy Ross (International Songwriter & Mercury Prize nominee). Session musicians include; Simon Moore, Drums (Ruby Turner, ex Ian Brown), Neil Fairclough, Bass Guitar (Queen/Brian May + Adam Lambert) and Roger Hughes, Piano & Keys (Todd Sharpville Band, BB King/Pink & MUJO). Prior to this Josh developed original songs by Matthew Humphrys/Andrew Beverley, Matthew Patchett, Ged McMahon, Ron Walton/Billy Curtis/Derek Griffiths/Bo Walton, Rob Elliott/Tom Simanek and Andrew Neil. In the studio Josh has worked with producers; Andy Ross, Matthew Humphrys, Dylan Charles, Matthew Patchett and Andy Craig.
Cloud9Records' was set up by Josh in 2012 to release his music. Having just turned 16 Josh is looking to collaborate with emerging and established artists, to perform with live musicians in a band and to work on new projects such as a Boyband whilst continuing to develop his own sound. The next step is to work with an experienced Artist Manager who can make things happen and to sign with an established Record Label who will roll out his music and brand.
Josh is very much a live performer and he enjoys nothing more than taking to the stage with an appreciative audience. Next is SoccerSix at LUFC with a host of emerging & established artists. Recently he has performed at the Lancaster Grand Theatre with Paul Akister, Amy-Jo Clough, Mr Zip & Steven Hall; Live On The Square & Wythenshaw Lights Switch On with Imagine FM, Matt Cardle, Ever Young, Renegade Girls, Be Minor, Forbidden Juice, plus other X Factor & BTG finalists Next of Kin & Stavros and Flattley; Vampire Pleasure Beach (Blackpool) with Giles Potter, Re-connected, Olivia Archbold, Distracted, Outspoken and others; Blackpool North Pier with Rock FM at Lord Glitzy’s Variety Performance for the Extraordinary Talented alongside Tyler James & Booty Luv; Adhoc Entertainment Jubilee Event with Ryan Green & Luciee Marie Closier; The Lost Theatre with Dione Bromfield; Famestage Rising Stars Valentines Event with Kimberley Alvord; Live Lounge with Lydia Lucy; Blackpool Variety Show with Sam Callahan; West End Live with the NYMT Leicester Square & Trafalgar Square talking to the stage after Shayne Ward; Mayor’s Remembrance Service/Albert Halls with the Hoover Band (Bolton) plus many more unpublished events.
Josh posts demos on ReverbNation, SoundCloud, YouTube, Facebook and he is active on Twitter, Instagram and other social media networks introducing his music and sharing the journey he is on. Currently writing, co-writing and learning to play the guitar & keyboard Josh has a key player agreement with Vintage Guitars.
Songs include; JUST YOU WAIT, FEELING STRONGER, BACK TO BED, NIGHT TO PARTY, BREAK US IN TWO, THINKING OF YOU TONIGHT, IN MY HEAD, BITTER, PILL, YOU CAN BE MINE, MY DREAM BABY, BREAKING FREE and TIME AND AGAIN. Others in back catalogue include; THEY DON'T KNOW LOVE, FOREVER YOURS, IF YOU CHOOSE TO LEAVE, ON MY WAY TODAY, PAY THE PRICE, WHEN NO ONE KNOWS AT ALL, ME, THERE’S ONLY YOU, LOOK INTO MY HEART, STAY, and I DON’T WANT TO BE ORDINARY plus many more currently being developed.
Samples @ www.joshtaylor.com