Katy Secombe

Katy Secombe


Katy trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and Manchester University. Most recently Katy has taken on the roles of Alice Challice in Darling of the Day, the role of Fairy Godmother in Cinderella The Midnight Princess at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, and appears in the film version of Les Misérables, after playing the role of Madame Thénardier in the West End production of Les Misérables (Queen's Theatre). Prior to this Katy appeared as the Queen in Sleeping Beauty (Theatre Royal Plymouth), as Clara in Noël Coward’s Hay Fever (Rose Theatre, Kingston) and as Rosie in the West End production of Mamma Mia. Katy will soon be seen in I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical.

Her work in theatre also includes; Guys and Dolls, The Winter`s Tale, Mother Clap`s Molly House (National Theatre), Kate in Bedroom Farce (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough). Mama Morton in Chicago (National Tour) Mrs Paroo in The Music Man (Festival Theatre Chichester) Peggotty and Mrs Micawber in David Copperfield (County Hall) and Hannah in A Chorus of Disapproval (Wolsey Theatre Ipswich and Mercury Theatre Colchester co-production).

Television work includes The Matt Lucas Awards, Casualty, London`s Burning and the children`s series Megamaths for BBC 2 and Katy has also featured in Twice Brightly for BBC Radio 4.

Katy is co-founder of Pandora’s Box Theatre Company which produces and performs plays for young children.

I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical
London Palladium Brenda
Creator Steve Brown & Harry Hill Producer Syco Entertainment Director Sean Foley Writer Steve Brown & Harry Hill Starring Katy Secombe, Max Parker, Billy Carter, Nigel Harman & Cynthia Erivo

Musical comedy satire based on the popular show The X Factor

The Lyons
Menier Chocolate Factory Nurse
Director Mark Brokaw Writer Nicky Silver Starring Katy Secombe, Tom Ellis, Charlotte Randle & Ben Aldridge

Comedy drama by accalimed playwright Nicky Silver

Darling of the Day
Union Theatre Alice Challice
Producer Sasha Regan Director Paul Foster

I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical (workshop)
Director Sean Foley Writer Harry Hill Starring Katy Secombe

Cinderella The Midnight Princess
The Rose Theatre, Kingston Fairy Godmother
Producer Rachel Kavanaugh Starring Faye Castelow, Jack Monaghan & Katy Secombe

Les Misérables
The Queen's Theatre, London Madame Thénardier
Producer Cameron Mackintosh Director Trevor Nunn Starring Alfie Boe & Katy Secombe

Sleeping Beauty
Theatre Royal, Plymouth The Queen
Producer Qdos Entertainment Director Michael Harrison Starring Ceri Dupree, Lucy Evans, Joe Pasquale, Katy Secombe & Poppy Tierney

Hay Fever
Rose Theatre, Kingston Clara
Director Stephen Unwin Starring Stephen Boxer, Alexandra Gilbreath, Celia Imrie, Joshua McGuire & Katy Secombe

Comic play charting the mounting confusion of a weekend stay at the country house of eccentric bohemian, Judith Bliss.

Mamma Mia!
Prince of Wales Theatre, London Rosie
Producer Judy Craymer & Richard East Director Phyllidia Lloyd Starring Normam Bowman, Linzi Hateley, Jessie May & Paul Ryan

Hit musical following a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father.

A Chorus of Disapproval
New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich Hannah
Director Peter Rowe Writer Alan Ayckbourn Starring Christine Absalom, Miranda Bell, Julian Harries & Shona Lindsay

Well received play depicting the social dynamics of an amateur operatic society.

David Copperfield
County Hall Peggarty and Mrs Micawber
Director Sam Donovan Writer Giles Havergal Starring Tristan Bernays, Edwina Elek, Nick Howard-Brown & Jonathan Gabriel Robbins

The Music Man
Chichester Festival Theatre Mrs Paroo
Director Rachel Kavanaugh Starring Brian Conley, Jenny Galloway, Katy Secombe, Eddie Manning & Scarlet Stallen

Live Nation Tour Mama Morton
Director Scott Faris Starring George Asprey, Haley Flaherty, Dale Meeks, Katy Secombe & Dawn Spence

Les Misérables
Cameron Mackintosh Madame Thenadier
Director Trevor Nunn Starring Joanna Ampil, Jeff Leyton, Michael McCarthy, Sophia Ragavela & Katy Secombe

Mother Clap's Molly House
Royal National Theatre Mary Bolton
Director Nick Hytner Starring Con O'Neill, Daniel Redmond, Katy Secombe, Ali Sichilongo & Danielle Tilley

A Winter's Tale
Royal National Theatre Mopsa
Director Nick Hytner Starring Phil Daniels, Deborah Findlay, Alex Jennings, Katy Secombe & Julian Wadham

Bedroom Farce
Stephen Joseph Theatre Kate
Director Alan Ayckbourn Starring Sherry Baines, Joanna Van Gyseghem, Paul Raffield & Geoffrey Whitehead

Salisbury Playhouse Dandini
Director Kate Edgar Starring Katy Secombe

Twelfth Night
Royal National Theatre Maria
Director Brigid Larmour Starring Katy Secombe

Guys and Dolls
Royal National Theatre Hot Box Girl/Agatha
Director Richard Eyre Starring Katy Secombe

Chichester Festival Theatre Mary and Birdseller
Director Patrich Garland Starring Katy Secombe

Harrogate Theatre Witch
Director Andrew Manley Starring Katy Secombe

Farnham Redgrave Theatre Hobby
Director Graham Watkins Starring Katy Secombe

The Matt Lucas Awards
Multiple x 30'
Producer Richard Grocock Director Geoff Posner Starring Katy Secombe & Matt Lucas

Casualty: Miracle on Casualty
28 x 50'
Producer Johnathan Young Director Michael Owen Morris Starring Ian Bleasdale, Jonathan Kerrigan, Katy Secombe & Derek Thompson

Multiple x 15'
Playing Card
Director Neil Benn Starring Katy Secombe

London's Burning
10 x 60'
Producer Paul Knight Director Gerry Mill Starring Katy Secombe

Twice Brightly
1 x 60'
Director Steven Canny Starring Dominic Frisby, Becky Hindley, Philip Jackson, Christian Patterson & Katy Secombe

Twelfth Night
1 x 120'
Director Shaun MacLoughlin Starring Katy Secombe