Andrew Langtree (born 1977) is a British actor.
Andrew Langtree is a stage and screen actor, born 18 February 1977, St Helens. In 1998, he graduated amongst the first alumni of Sir Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. Prior to this, he attended De La Salle School, St Helens.
Subsequent to graduation, he originated the leading role of Sky in the original London stage cast of the ABBA musical Mamma Mia!.
His theatre credits include roles at the Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow, the National Theatre, London and extensive work at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester.
Television appearances include roles in Heartbeat, Holby City, and Cutting It. He played Leon on the ITV soap opera, Coronation Street in 2009 and Justin Gallagher in Emmerdale in 2010. Andrew created the role of Carl Bruner in the original West End production of Ghost the Musical. After a world premiere run in Manchester, it opened at the Piccadilly Theatre, London on 19 July 2011, and closed 6 October 2012.
Recent roles include, George in 'Of Mice and Men' at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton, under the direction of David Thacker. 'Herring' in 'Sherlock Holmes - The Best Kept Secret', a new play written by Mark Catley and directed by Nikolai Foster for the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds.
Andrew also acted as 'Monroe Riley' alongside Tim Piggott-Smith in 'A Stroke of Luck', a new play written by Larry Belling which premiered at the Park Theatre, Finsbury Park, on 29 January 2014.
Andrew has just finished his first season at the RSC, Stratford Upon Avon. He performed in Dekker's 'The Shoemaker's Holiday' and also in the world premier of new play Oppenheimer by Tom Morton-Smith. Both plays have had 5 star reviews and it has just been confirmed that Oppenheimer will be transferring to London with the original cast. Oppenheimer will run for 8 weeks at the Vaudeville Theatre in London's West End.
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