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Kerry Ellis

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Kerry Ellis is a British stage actress and acclaimed singer with an ever increasing fanbase. She has starred as Elphaba in the West End and Broadway productions of the musical Wicked. Among her notable roles are Fantine in the West End production of Les Miserables and Meat in the original London production of We Will Rock You.

Ellis was born in 1979 in Haughley, a small village near Stowmarket, Suffolk, where she grew up with her older brother Andrew. Ellis attended Stowmarket High School and in 1995, she joined the team of Starmakers at the age of 16, with which she was involved until 1997. In 1996 and 1997, as a member of Starmakers, Ellis performed musical numbers such as “Memory” from Cats and “Sun and Moon” from Miss Saigon.Following this, Ellis returned to formal stage training at Laine Theatre Arts.

In 1999 Ellis sang on a recording for Children in Need and did a jingle for Capital Radio. In 2004 she worked with Queen lead guitarist Brian May to record an orchestral version of the song “No-One but You (Only the Good Die Young)”, originally a Queen song and featured in the musical We Will Rock You.[7]

In 2000, Kerry became a member of the My Fair Lady cast and became second understudy to Martine McCutcheon for the lead role of Eliza Dolittle, which she got to play on five occasions. During 2000 Ellis also understudied Marti Webb in Magic Of The Musicals.

In 2002, Ellis originated the role of Meat in We Will Rock You, and played this role for two years, making appearances for performances such as “Party in the Park”, “Party in the Palace” and Parkinson. Ellis left the cast of We Will Rock You on 17 April 2004 and went on to play Ellen in Cameron Mackintosh’s UK tour of Miss Saigon.

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  • Cat_007

    its nice to listen) with May the last album

    27 Oct 2013 Reply
  • dobbeltslag

    Since there were no new uploads since '10, I uploaded some more recent pics to her gallery: http://www.last.fm/music/Kerry+Ellis/+images?sort=date

    26 Jun 2013 Reply
  • tartainia

    When i saw/heard Kerry`s version of "No-One But You" i was reduced to a crumbling heap! Emotional and sung from the heart.

    24 Sep 2011 Reply
  • GoldenRaffa

    I saw Kerry and Brian in Bath, what an amazing performance, it was worth coming all the way from Italy, definitely !!

    3 Jun 2011 Reply
  • alexlduffy

    Amazing <3

    30 May 2011 Reply
  • wanerness

    Saw her live today it was an amazing and show, I even got her and Brian May to sign my special edition of Anthems and I managed to get a photo with her but it came out blurred, oh well cant win them all

    8 May 2011 Reply
  • ItsBananarama

    Saw her in Sheffield last night! AMAZING! Best live concert I've ever been to and that says something, love this woman! (Oh and Brian, but y'know everything's about Brian but the show would be nothing without her immense talent..)

    7 May 2011 Reply
  • wanerness

    Wow she's doing a tour and coming to Nottingham, why did I not know about this sooner, Oh well got my tickets even if there not the greatest it'l be amazing to just be there :D

    21 Mar 2011 Reply
  • kirmca

    Why is it not May yet?! I need to see her live again!

    3 Mar 2011 Reply
  • MegMusicLover

    Love her new album <3 I just can't believe that she has such a wonderful and amazingly high voice! I try to sing like Kerry but it's just impossible :) Want to see her live! <3

    27 Jan 2011 Reply
  • Solyndra

    Downloaded the album to give it a try.. it just took "Dangerland" for me to order the actual thing. Kerry is amazing <3<3<3

    21 Sep 2010 Reply
  • paintinglilies

    The new album is so wonderful. Just about time she released something fresh and new! Go Kerry.

    20 Sep 2010 Reply
  • bluetooth38

    What a fantastic album by Kerry Ellis and Brian May..

    20 Sep 2010 Reply
  • ItsBananarama

    @yeahxjuli It isn't just a Queen cover. She originated the part of "Meat Loaf" in the musical We Will Rock You (running 9 years in London) and she had the solo in the original London cast. Her voice is superior anyway but the role is what gave her big break with Brian May. She definitely did the role justice :P xxxx

    19 Sep 2010 Reply
  • yeahxjulia

    When I saw she covered No One But You, I thought she wouldn't be able to do it justice. I've never been so wrong.

    19 Sep 2010 Reply
  • Muzzy_Olorea

    Dangerland is so epic I get tired just from listening to it! <3 you Kerry!!!

    16 Sep 2010 Reply
  • Sylver1984

    listening to it atm, and I love it too :D

    16 Sep 2010 Reply
  • Beep_sc

    So, has anyone listened to Anthems yet? I have and I absolutely love it!

    14 Sep 2010 Reply
  • ItsBananarama

    Kerry Ellis. Wicked just doesn't cut it, epic more like.

    2 Sep 2010 Reply
  • neekahbelle

    nice pic <3

    27 Aug 2010 Reply
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