Oliver Darley is a singer and actor.
After training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, and performing with the Royal Shakespeare Company, his 2002 debut album as a singer was produced by Arif Mardin, and featured Aretha Franklin's acclaimed rhythm section, comprising Bernard Purdie, Cornell Dupree, and David "Fathead" Newman, with The Impressions performing on one track.Jools Holland also appears on the album. A track from the album, "Rescue Me", was used as the opening theme for the BBC TV series Rescue me.
His song "She's a Killer", co-written with Peter Cunnah, features in the 2002 film Whacked.
He was in the original West End cast (2004-5) of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/David Zippel musical The Woman in White, directed by Trevor Nunn.
He is currently appearing as 'The Voice' in Dance 'til Dawn, alongside Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace.
With the Royal Shakespeare Company
1992: The Alchemist,
1992: Romeo & Juliet,
1992: Columbus: The Discovery of Japan,
With the New Shakespeare Company
A Midsummer's Night Dream,
The Bill (Thames),
2000: The Sins (BBC)
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