Keris Lea

Keris grew up in a Theatrical Household and started performing at an early age. After studying Performing Arts, Keris was lucky enough to work at the Thorndike Theatre with Bill Kenwright and has toured the UK extensively in numerous productions. She also appears regularly with On Cue Productions as a Director

and Soloist.  

As well as a highly acclaimed solo artist she is also 1 third of the

UK’s Biggest Girl group ‘The Sundaes’ currently touring the UK. Keris originated the role of Chocolate Sundae in 2010 and has appreared with the group ever since.

In 2018 The Sundaes appeared on BBC One's hit show All Tigether Now and became the only group to reach the final.

 

Keris is currently appearing as Mrs Segal in the World premiere of Paddington at the Seaside. She is also appearing as Fairy Stardust in Sleeping Beauty.

In 2018 Keris played the first female Badger in Stiles and Drew's Musical Wind in the Willows.

Keris appeared as Fairy Godmother in Cinderella (2017) and Fairy Nature in Jack in the Beanstalk(2018) (also penned by Keris) in Brighton.

In 2015 she appeared at Proud Cabaret as part of the David Hill Experience and performs regularly as a Tribute to Mama Cass.

In 2014 She became resident cabaret at Moniques & Smokey Mo’s in Liverpool. She also appeared as ‘Old Bag’ in The Gingerbread Man.

                       In 2010 she became leader and co-creator of 'The Sundaes'. The Sundaes have toured extensively around the world including Mallorca, Ibiza, Oman and 2 years at the Edinburgh Fringe festival to 5 Star reviews and Short listed for Time out & Soho Theatre Edinburgh Cabaret Award. They have also appeared on the BBC Comedy Marathon. They have returned to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for 5 years.

They recorded their first album ‘Knickerbocker Glory’ in 2014.

In 2008 she appeared in a new comedy Guttbusters by Paul Ferguson and Back2back Productions playing the role of Kay. She alos played the title role in a short film directed by Kevin Rowe called Rita, for Eyes Wide Open Productions.  

Other performing credits include – Nunsense the Musical, Mayhem in Pantoland, Alton Towers Resort, Down on the Farm, Splash Party, Cirque De Noel, Romancing, Once a Catholic, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, Shakers, 101 Dalmatians, Aladdin, Rock Nativity, Rattle of a Simple Man, One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Jack and the Beanstalk, Turn on the Taps, Human Juke Box, Give Me the Moonlight.

She was also lead band singer for ‘Waves’ Onboard M/V Arion and regularly appears with her own Cabaret.

 

Directing credits include – Mayhem in Pantoland, The Legend of Merlin and King Arthur, Testing 1,2..4, Two Shoes, Christmas Cracker, L of a Night, C a Show, Thank Heavens, Just for you, Romancing, Fen, Two, Shakers.

Writing credits include – Jack and the Beanstalkd, Mayhem in Pantoland, The Legend of Merlin and King Arthur, Testing 1,2..4, Sally, Two Shoes. It's Alive, Thomas Cook entertainment programme.

Recording/Voice over – Live Lea (Album), Knickerbocker Glory (Album), Cirque de Noel (Session singer), Rock Nativity (Cast album), LBC (Guest presenter), Ticketmaster (Voiceover)

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