Mirror, Mirror on the wall…who is the greatest PRINCE of them all!? Britain’s Got Talent winner GEORGE SAMPSON is starring as the Prince in Weymouth Pavilion’s Christmas Pantomime SNOW WHITE!
Many of you may recognise George Sampson for his hip hop interpretation of ‘Singing In The Rain’ on Britain’s Got Talent in 2008, or perhaps you saw him in ‘Our House’ at Weymouth Pavilion in 2017.
George found his passion for performing on the streets of Manchester, Market Street at the age of twelve where he would busk three times a week, he was spotted as an exceptional talent and was encouraged to audition for Britain’s Got Talent, in which he went onto win, in 2008, with his hip hop interpretation of Singing in the Rain.
Following the success of the show he went onto star in the West Ends HipHop musical: Into the Hoods, playing Lead Schoolboy, he followed this with two sold out National arena tours with BGT.
George starred as Eddie in the feature films Street Dance 3D and Street Dance 2 where he found his love for acting. He then went onto shoot 3 series of BBC drama Waterloo Road, playing bad boy Kyle Stack, in which one series won a National Television Award for Best Drama…
Having found a desire for screen work, George began working on Sky TVs Mount Pleasant, playing the role of Gary, and later appeared on Emmerdale, as troublemaker, Ryan, In 2016.
George played the main character Daniel in the short film, Daniel Thomas, produced by East Heads Films Ltd in 2017 and has featured on other television shows such as Casualty and The Dumping Ground.
George made his musical theatre debut in the Our House UK tour, combining his love for both acting and performing arts in 2017. He then enjoyed a successful run in his first Qdos pantomime at the Lyceum Theatre, Crewe in 2018, before returning the following year for Qdos at The Hippodrome, Darlington to play Jack, in Jack and The Beanstalk in 2019.
George most recently played the role of school bad boy Dean Paxton, in the Everybody’s Talking about Jamie 2020-21/ 2022/ UK tour, and went on to continue playing the role at the Ahmanson Theatre, downtown Los Angeles in February 2022, before continuing on the UK tour after, as Dean Paxton.
Snow White is at Weymouth Pavilion from the 16th December – 31st December 2023, visit our website for tickets and more information.