Welcome to DesColeman.com

Des Coleman! Twice nominated and winner of a coveted (RTS) Royal Television Society award. Nominated at the Santa Monica film festival for best actor in "Simple" Nominated for an Evening Standard award with the cast of the hit musical Simply Heavenly and winner of a BAFTA as a cast member of EastEnders, gives recognition to a career that spans the spectrum of entertainment. Stage, FIlm, Television and Musical Theatre. A busy man who never stops Des has sung with Michael Ball and filmed with Sam Neill. He presents The Politics Show and Inside Out for the BBC, tours the country as Sammy Davis Jr in The Rat Pack, hosts corporate shows, award ceremonies across the UK and is booked as a vocalist for weddings, parties and events!

BOOK DES..

As a vocalist for your special occasion.

As one of the UK's leading corporate event hosts.

As an empowerment speaker for your College, University or event.

E: Descoleman@aol.com
M: 07545 168 452

Previous Credits

During his career Des has appeared in many guises. As an actor, host or vocalist, on Children in Need, or as a pundit, even sitting on the 'This Morning' sofa. But it was as a presenter that he won a Royal Television Society award, and with a Christmas single under his belt as a reporter on 'The One Show' Des soon turned his hand to presenting the BBC weather.[more...]
Des has played the lead in the many of London's award winning West End shows including, Miss Saigon at Drury Lane, Rent at Shaftesbury Theatre and the Musical/Opera Porgy and Bess at the Savoy Theatre. [more...]
  • Des performes in the Rat Pack playing the role of Sammy Davis Jnr. The show is currently on tour in UK theatres and abroad. Show dates are available to view here. [more...]
    Des is an exceptional inspirational speaker and is regularly employed for motivational tutorials. Des joined forces with Nottingham-based PR and speaker coach Louise Third, running their extremely popular one-day 'Inspired to Speak' workshop [more...]


    Career to date

    Des apprenticed as a welder working at Rugeley power station. But with a burning ambition to entertain he attended the much-celebrated Guildford School of Acting. He made his West End debut in Miss Saigon and went on to play lead roles in many other award winning shows. His reputation led to him performing a commissioned orchestration to open London's Soho Theatre.
    Television beckoned and after cutting his teeth on smaller roles Des won the part of Lenny in EastEnders. After four years he left the show to play the lead in the award winning musical Rent.
    Des took time away from acting to travel with Oxfam to Ghana, learning about Fair Trade and toured the country speaking about the plight of the Guianese. Since then Des's has worked non stop, whether presenting The One Show, appearing in films, or as a BBC weatherman, or taking the lead in Sir Trevor Nunn's musical/opera Porgy and Bess, and with award nomination's from the Evening Standard, the Santa Monica film festival and the Royal Television Society Des shows no signs of slowing up.

    A few years ago Des found out that he had a rare form of Non Hodgkinsons Lymphoma. After two operations the treatment was a success. Since then Des had shared time counseling many whose illness is untreatable.

    Des is also an ambassador for 'The School for parents' a charity organization set up to help children with disabilities.

    A busy man who never stops Des presents The Politics Show and Inside Out for the BBC, tours the country as Sammy Davis Jr in The Rat Pack, hosts corporate shows, award ceremonies across the UK and is booked as a vocalist for weddings, parties and events.


    Contact Des

    E: Descoleman@aol.com
    M: 07545 168 452

    • VOCALIST - Weddings - Parties - Event

    • CORPORATE HOST - Nationwide

    • MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER - Universities - Schools - Business



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