Cast & Band

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Roman Marek (as Francis)

Roman started his career as an actor on TV soaps before getting the role of Frank Sinatra in touring Rat Pack theatre shows. With the voice of a true crooner, impeccable dancing and ability to have an audience crying with laughter, Roman soon established himself as an audience favorite and is widely in demand as a charismatic Crooner.

Roman is founding member of this production and the creative scriptwriter of Crooners.

Jim Whitley (as Samuel Davis)

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Since his debut theatre performance as Nat King Cole on Christmas Crooners, Jim has established himself on the theatre stage and performs regularly as Sammy Davis Jr on The Rat Pack Tour where he performed along side a full West End cast.

Philip Barley (as Dr. Martin)

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Whilst Phil’s first love is Swing and Big Band Jazz, Phil has enjoyed playing many varied roles within music theatre including Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast, Don Lockwood I Singing in the Rain, Billy Bigelow in Carousel and Sky Masterson in Guy ‘n Dolls.

Known for his impeccable vocals and seamless comedic timing, Phil will have you laughing before you should be laughing!

The Mini Big Band

The Mini Big Band are the UK’s most in demand modern Big Bands, specialising in performing one of the finest modern swing, jazz and jive shows around. The 10 piece band create a swinging sound like no other; featuring some of the countries finest musicians incorporated into a swinging rhythm section, a powerful 6 piece horn section, and with music specifically arranged for the 10-piece set up, this band creates an authentic Big Band Swing Sound like no other.

The Band is made up from some of the finest musicians in the UK whose studio and live experience spans from performing all over the UK, Europe and the World. The members of the band have graced the stages at some of the finest concert venues around and with some of the finest shows and bands, ranging from Jamiroqui to The X Factor.

Live Big Band Shows