Jay Osborne

  • Actor
    Male / London
  • Ethnicity
    Age Range
    24 - 34
    1m 78cm (5' 10")
    64kg (141lb)
    Hair Colour
    Eye Colour


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019 - 2020Carl Perkins (Lead Guitar)
Cruise Ship
Million Dollar Quartet
Scot Weinstein and Chuck Mead
Norwegian Cruise Lines
2019Lead Guitarist (The Rozzers Skiffle Band)
One Man Two Guvnors
Sarah Brigham
Derby and Hornchurch Theatre
Derby and Hornchurch Theatre
2017 - 2018Brian Griffiths (Lead Guitarist)
Cilla - The Musical (Original Cast)
Bill Kenwright & Bob Thomson
Bill Kenwright Ltd
National Tour
2018Lead Guitarist and Vocals
The Big ThreeThe Cavern Club
The Cavern Club, Liverpool
2018The Big Three (Lead Guitarist)
International Beatles WeekInternational Beatles Week
Liverpool, UK
2018Lead Guitarist & Banjo
Rhinestone Cowboy
Chris Weeks
Strictly Theatre Company
2017Richard (Lead Guitarist), First Cover Ray
Theatre (Tour)
Dreamboats and Petticoats
Bob Tomson, Carole Todd & Bill Kenwright
Bill Kenwright Ltd
National Tour
2017Lead Guitarist
'Let It Be Me' (BBC Radio Manchester, Gloucestershire)
Sheridan Lloyd
BBC Radio
Media City Manchester
2016Lead Guitarist & BV's
Lipstick On Your Collar (Rock N Roll Band)Lipstick On Your Collar
2016Jan Kubiš
Hitler's Circle Of Evil
Ashley Morris
World Media Rights & Netflix
On Site (Luton Hoo Estate)
2016Guitarist, Harmonica Player & MC
Theatre (Tour)
Buddy Holly & The Cricketers
Simon Fielder
Simon Fielder Productions
National Tour
2016Bassist & Guitarist
Lipstick On Your Collar
Nikki Seekings-Smith
Lipstick On Your Collar Limited
Theatre On The Steps
2016Hortencia (Ugly Sister)
Sasha McMurray
Watch Your Head Productions
Waterloo Chamber, Windsor Castle
2016Southampton FC Fan (Lead)
Southampton FC, Europa League Ident (Southampton fan Vs Inter Fan)
Flo Cooke & Sam French
BT Sport & Sunset Vine
Southampton City & Football Stadium
Royal British Legion - 'Somme 100'
Louisa Wells
The Cat & Mutton Pub & Weavers Football Field
A Day In The Life Of Elizabeth Tees
Richard Lipman
Richard Lipman TV
Film (Short)
The Orgasm of Life
Gabriel Somekh
Met Film
Ealing Studios
2016Punk Rocker Passenger
London Black Cabs
Tay Plain
Visual Media
Shoreditch, London
AA Get Driving Commercial (Animated)Kallidus
2015 - 2016Mr Fabulous
Theatre (Tour)
Blues Brothers - On A Misson From God
Claire Dunlop
Erasmus Theatre
National Italian Tour
Our House
Michael Burgen
The Union
The Union Theatre
Leoni Tenius
Met Film
Ealing Studios
2015O2 Touch Rugby Player
O2 Touch Rugby - 'Music Changes Everything'
Josh Cohen
BSG (Jokoh Visual)
Westway Sports Centre, Latimer Road, London
2015Michael G Baker
The Trembling Games
Charis Agbonlahor
Little James Theatre Company
Etcetera Theatre, Camden, London
2015Don John
Much Ado About Nothing
Joe Freeman
The Wyrd Sisters Theatre Company
New Wimbledon Studio Theatre
2015Phillip Moore
Film (Short)
Mara Manzolini
Met Film
Ealing Studios
2015Samuel Cecil Worthswick (Sam)
Film (Short)
Dim Thum Tim Sam
Claudia Gridelli
Off The Grid Productions
Ealing Studios
2015Skin Head (Lead)
Music Video
Billie Marten / Heavy Weather
Daniel Broadley
Kode Media Limited, Sony Music International Limited
Be Bright, Travel Right
Simon Fallon
Performance In Education
National Tour
Charis Agbonlahor
Leghacy Productions
Oxford House, Bethnal Green, London
2014Party Goer
BBC Radio 1 - 'The Nixtape' - Nick Grimshaw
Dan Peters
BBC & Island Records
Holborn Studios, London
The Dog Ate My Homework
Stephen Bailey
Blackshaw Theatre
The Horse and Stables, Waterloo
2014King Arthur
Theatre (Tour)
Merlins Magic Dragon
Jessica Walford
Pyramid Pantomimes
National Tour
2014Old Mac Donald
Theatre (Tour)
Little Red Riding Hood (Panto)
Christopher Bartlett
Pyramid Pantomimes
National Tour
Film (Short)
Lost and Found
Jack Hornsby
Smash Cut Productions
Film (Short)
Shoot On Sight
Joe Cresswell
Red Panda Productions
2014Detective Inspector Ian Fuzz
Film (Student)
A Patch of Fuzz - When the Cereal Turns Soggy
Liam Foster
Southampton Solent University
Solent Studios
2014William, Lee, Tegs, Mr Colin's
Street Wise
Osborne, Steele, Jones
Performance In Education
National Tour
2014Workshop Co-ordinator
Street WisePerformance In Education
National Touring
2013Luke Morgan
Film (Short)
Nicol Robinson
Claire Williams
Film (Student)
The Long Autumn Months
Michael Dunbar
Michael Dunbar
2013Gerald Croft
An Inspector Calls
Ian Knight
Regent Rep
2013Joe Torino
Baddies (Edinburgh Fringe Fest)
Robert Walker
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Space Venue, Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2013JuNk Performer
Let Do Lunch with Gino and MelITV
ITV Studios
2012 - 2013JuNk Performer
Cruise Ship
Disney Cruise Production
Osborne, McGowan, Brooks, Briggs
Disney Cruises
Various Disney Cruise Ships
2013JuNk Performer
World Beats - Ferrari WorldFerrari
Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi
2012 - 2013JuNk Performer
Cruise Ship
Royal Caribbean Cruise Production
Osborne, McGowan, Brooks, Briggs
Royal Caribbean Cruises
Various Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships
2012 - 2013JuNk Performer
Cruise Ship
Celebrity Cruise Production
Osborne, McGowan, Briggs, Brooks
Celebrity Cruises
Various Celebrity Cruise Ships
2012 - 2013JuNk Main Performer
Theatre (Tour)
And Then There Were Four (National Tour)
Osborne, Briggs, Brooks, McGowan
JuNk Official Limited
National Theatre Tour
2012JuNk Performer
Pflasterspektakel Street Festival (Austria)
Osborne, McGowan, Brooks, Briggs
JuNk Official Limited
Linz, Austria
2012JuNk Performer
AFO Corporate Showcase
JuNk Official
Association of Festival Organisers
2012JuNk Performer
Don't Stop Me Now
Magnum Media
Sky TV
Shepperton Studios
2011Jo, Kev & Rosie
Jay Osborne
Embley House Production
Hanger Farm Theatre
  • Education

    2014Acting for CameraBristol Old Vic Theatre School
    2014Masks in Theatre TrainingTrestle Theatre Company
    2010BA Hons Degree MusicUniversity of Chichester
    20072 yr. Musical TheatreBrockenhurst College

    Additional Skills


    - Actor-Musician

    - Singer (Baritone E2 - A4)

    - Comedy

    - Improv

    - Roleplay

    - Mask

    - Musician-Professional (guitar, singer, percussion)

    - Other Instruments: Bass, kit drum, harmonica, banjo

    - Physical Theatre

    - Street Theatre

    - Commercials

    - Music Videos

    - Voice Over

    - Puppetry


    - Running, Skateboarding, Surfing, Swimming, Cycling

    Vehicle Licences:

    - Car Driving Licence

    Other Skills:

    - Songwriting/Composer/Lyricist

    - Director

    - Drama Workshop Leader

    - Film Photography

    - Singing Teacher/Coach

    - Mask Skills

    - Puppetry

    - MC/Compare


    - Guitar (Electric & Acoustic)

    - Bass Guitar

    - Drums (Kit & Percussion)

    - Piano

    - Singing (Baritone range)

    - Harmonica

    - Didgeridoo

    - Ukulele

    Additional Information

    Professional training credits include:

    - BA Hons Degree, Music

    (Performance, Composition & Songwriting: The University of Chichester, 3 years, 2007-2010).

    - Acting for Screen: Film, Commercial & TV:

    Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (2014).

    - BTEC National Diploma, Performing Arts: Acting, singing & dance: Brockenhurst College (2 years, 2005-2007).

    - Acting with Mask: Advanced Tension States, mask technique:

    Trestle Theatre Company (2014).

    - LAMDA: Drama Awards (Various)

    - Private actor coaching & training (Vincenzo Pellegrino, Graham Kemball and Robert Walker).

    - Guitar with Chuck Mead

    About me

    Jay studied performing arts at college and later trained as a professional musician at Chichester University in Sussex, majoring in composition and songwriting.

    Jay has toured internationally since the age of 16 (as a guitarist/lead singer) with various bands supporting such artists as The Hives, Artful Dodger, The Wide Boys, Nizlopi, Blink 182 and Bob Dylan to name just a few.

    He then progressed into the professional world of acting around 2010, performing in a range of instrumental, singing and physical theatre companies internationally on a mixture of cruises, corporate events, theatre tours as well as festivals and television work (companies include; BBC, Disney, Ferrari, ITV, Royal Caribbean, BT Sport, O2 and Sky 1 to name just a few).

    After moving to London in 2012 Jay was pickup by agent Lisa Hull and since has worked his way up through the theatre and screen world gaining experience in a variety of jobs.

    Jay starting touring with Bill Kenwright Limited in early 2017 and has become one of his main touring actor musicians. He played the role of Richard the Lead guitarist in the national tour of Dreamboats and Petticoats and also originated the role of Brian Griffiths (show Lead guitarist) in the new hit musical Cilla The Musical. in 2019 Jay was the lead guitarist in Derby theatres 'One Man Two Guvnors' and is currently performing as lead guitarist Carl Perkins in NCL's 'Million Dollar Quartet' until mid 2020.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • African (South)
    • Australian
    • Irish
    • Irish RP
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Motion Capture
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Immersive)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    • Web-Series
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Improvisation
    • Music Videos
    • Musical Theatre
    • Online
    • Panto
    • Radio
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Immersive)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    • Web-Series
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Musical Skills
    • Bass
    • Double Bass
    • Drums
    • Guitar
    • Percussion
    • Piano
    • Ukulele
    Accents (UK)
    • Cockney
    • Dorset
    • Edinburgh
    • English, standard
    • Hampshire
    • Liverpool
    • London
    • Londonderry
    • RP
    • Scottish, Standard
    • Somerset
    • South London
    • Southern England
    • Sussex
    • Wiltshire
    • Yorkshire
    Accents (North American)
    • Californian
    • General American
    • Southern American
    • Texas
    Hair Length
    • Mid Length
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    • Falsetto
    • Tenor
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    • Musicians Union (UK)
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Basic
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Facial Characteristics
    • Sideburns
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Specialist Appearance / Background
    • Heavily Tattooed
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Free-spirited
    • Mischievous
    • Scruffy
    • Tough
    • Wholesome