Matt Slack

Uncle Fester from 8 March to 16 April

Matt is recognised as one of the country’s leading pantomime comics, winning Best Comic and Best song sheet categories in the Great British Pantomime Awards. His popularity as a performer has led him to become a regular fixture in Birmingham Hippodrome’s pantomime.


As an actor, Matt has performed in the West End and made appearances in both TV and film.


Theatre credits include: Wiggie in Fisherman’s Friends – The Musical (UK premiere); Policeman/Teacher in Blood Brothers (Phoenix Theatre, West End – UK & Ireland tour); Arthur/comic in Mrs Henderson Presents (Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto); Roddy in Boogie Nights The 70s Musical (UK tour and the Artscape Theatre, Cape Town, South Africa);  Hot Flush, The Comedy Musical (UK tour); playing all 21 male characters and Ken in Social Notwork, Rada studios (Camden Fringe).


TV and film credits include: Sean Millard, guest lead in Casualty (BBC); PC Gregg Preston in  EastEnders (BBC); Marc Flynn, guest lead in Doctors (BBC); Captain of the Red Guard in The Musketeers (BBC); Rob Hebdon in Law and Order UK (ITV); Sailor in The Raven (feature film) starring John Cusack for Po Productions; Ronald Bender in The Rise of the Krays (feature film); Rollo the Monster, award-winning short movie; Jo in Obsessions Dark Secrets (Discovery Channel); Nigel Spume in Dr Xargle (CITV); as himself in The Power Game (West County TV); Co-presenter/resident comic in Club 22.45 (West Country TV); himself in Gok Does Panto (Channel 4); and himself on Piers Morgan Life Stories (ITV).