Matthew was no stranger to the acting profession when he won the role that was to be part of his life for the next ten years. His first role as a 5 year old Scalakid was as epileptic toddler Johnathan Taylor in the TV drama “Some Kind of LIfe”. He then went on to play…

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Currently appearing in Coronation Street as “Caz”. Rhea also popped up in the hit US crime drama “The Mentalist” as Amanda Shaw after a successful run appearing as “PC Mel Ryder” in The Bill for two years.

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Scalakid Bleu studied at Lane Theatre Arts – then toured with South Pacific. She played Lisa in “Mama Mia” and was one of the Divas in “Priscilla – Queen of the Desert” She is currently appearing in the new West End musical version of “Kinky Boots” which coincidentally starred ex Scalakid Sarah Jane Potts in…

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Jenny trained at Lane Theatre Arts and played “Roxie Hart” in “Chicago” at the Cambridge Theatre London, “Penny” in “Dirty Dancing” and went on to “swing” in “Wicked”, appearing many times as “Elphaba” at the Apollo Theatre.

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Michelle came to Scalakids as a very determined but untrained 14 year old. She needed to catch up with her fellow students so she started musical theatre classes with the “little kids” and rapidly rose through the ranks, Producing a talented singer and dancer however acting was always her first love. At 16 we sent…

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Rachel was a Scalakid for many years taking part in many local productions and the occasional TV role. She graduated from the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts in 1998 and went on to play many roles in both theatre and TV (She won critical acclaim for her portrayal of pools winner Viv Nicholson in “Spend!…

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Nadine was with us for a long time before finding fame. Now appearing in Hollyoaks as Cleopatra “Cleo” McQueen. Now there are four ex Scalakids in the programme!

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Jennifer joined ScalaKids as a 12 year old drama pupil and in her time with us played many roles in TV drama’s including “At Home With the Braithwaites” “Where the heart is” “Birthday Girl” “Emmerdale” and “My Parents Are Aliens” for ITV. Always playing the “Naughty Girl” it was no surprise when she landed the…

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Verity took over the role of Donna Windsor in “Emmerdale” as a 12 year old Scalakid and played the part for almost 11 years . She recently returned to the soap for six months to film emotional scenes featuring Donna’s illness and subsequent suicide . Verity is now fulfilling her dream – playing various West…

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