Michael Cahill


Training: Arts Educational School, London.

As a principal in London’s West End, Michael has performed leading roles in numerous musicals including Martin Guerre, Les Miserables, Starlight Express, King, Joseph (London Palladium) and Candide (Menier Chocolate Factory).

Other Theatre credits include: (Salisbury Playhouse) A Month In The Country; Ugly Sister in Cinderella (Birmingham Rep); Masterpieces and Wizard of Oz (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Jack And The Beanstalk (Park Theatre); Bauhinia, Tipping The Velvet (National Theatre Studio); My Father’s Son (Sheffield Crucible Theatre); Closer than Ever (Landor Theatre); Stepping Out, Merlin and the Winter King and Company (all for Derby Playhouse); A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (Theatre Royal, York); Wuthering Heights (Poland); Hello Again, There’s Always A Woman, The Road You Didn’t take, An Englishman Abroad (Bridewell Theatre); Jaques Brel Is Alive And Well (Kings Head Theatre); The Boyfriend (Frankfurt English Theatre); Joseph (Chelmsford Civic Theatre); Risky Kisses (Tabard Theatre); North Country (Arcola Theatre).

Michael has recorded many times for BBC Radio 2. He has played principle roles in 13 staged concert musicals with the BBC concert orchestra including: Young Buddy in Follies at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Henrik in A Little Night Music, Benny Southstreet in Guys and Dolls, Heavenly Friend in Carousel. Tranish in Bitter Sweet and Action in West Side Story at The Barbican Hall. Michael can be heard in Omega for the Wireless Theatre Company.

Film includes: Mike Leigh’s Peterloo; Selfish Giant directed by Clio Barnard and Les Miserables directed by Tom Hooper.

TV appearances include: REG for BBC, Emmerdale, The Royal, Dalziel & Pascoe, Trail Of Guilt, Situation Room-Panorama.