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Biography

Paul Wilkins is from Hampshire, UK and graduated from ArtsEd, London in the summer of 2015 with a BA Hons in Musical Theatre. 

In the summer of 2015, Paul joined the 30th Anniversary company of Les Misérables on London’s West-End at The Queens Theatre, on Shaftesbury Avenue. His journey with Sir Cameron Mackintosh's original production accelerated when he was offered the lead role of Marius on the International Tour which played in Philippines, Singapore & finally to UAE for the grand opening of the Dubai Opera House. Before Christmas in 2016, Paul returned to the West-End where he continued playing Marius for a further 18 months. 

Following his three-year run with Les Miserables, Paul workshopped and originated the role of Reggie in an original British musical called The Dreamers, written by rising duo and producers Gina Georgio and James Beeny. Originally intended to play as a concert, The Dreamers took shape as a full scale and first-time production within the walls of the world famous Abbey Road Studios. Shortly after this experience, Paul toured the UK and Germany in the 50th Anniversary Tour of Hair in the role of Claude Bukowski  - "Paul Wilkins lights up the stage" - The Stage

 

Paul has recently finished development rehearsals for a new musical, 'Lady M' written by James Beeny and Gina Georgio, directed by Jean Pierre Van De Spuy and Choreographed by Lizzie Gee. 

Further to his credits, Paul can currently be seen on Britain's Got Talent: S15 as part of 'The Frontline Singers' - Following 5 months of supermarket night shifts during UK's 1st wave of Covid-19, Paul was asked to join many key workers in collaborating on 'Strange Old World' - A remote recording created to raise charitable funds for NHS. Click here to watch original recording. The group has since performed for the first time as a collective in front of BGT's four judges. Click here to watch BGT audition. (Aired 7th May 2022).

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