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About samantha

Samantha is a Musical Theatre Actress, TV Presenter & Singer-Songwriter.

Since winning Disney Channel's talent show "You're The Star", she has played many lead roles in West End, UK and International productions. She has also hosted many children's television shows, for the likes of Disney Channel, Cbeebies and LEGO. More recently she has begun presenting for Sky VIP.

Samantha also founded her children's brand Sammy & The Sparks, a pop band for children designed to boost their wellbeing through music and is currently touring her self-written stage show around the UK.

Samantha has also been trusted with the role of Creative Director at various companies and film studios up and down the country. Employed for her natural creative eye and ability to write and direct.

Television
Stage

Sky TV | Sky VIP | 2021

Sammy & The Sparks LIVE | 2022

Presenter

Presenter, Writer, Producer

Crossroads | Goldilocks & The Three Bears | 2021 - 22

Goldilocks

LEGO | Learn With LEGO | 2018-19

Presenter

Evolution | Peter Pan | 2019-20

BBC | Doctors | 2018

Vicki

Wendy

Scrumptious House | Justin's Band | 201819

Cbeebies | The Tale of Mr Tumble | 2015

Tootsie

Co-Presenter / Musical Sam

Nickelodeon | Paw Patrol Live | 2017

Disney Channel | Disney Channel Dance Along | 2014

Presenter

Skye

Sell a Door | Seussical the Musical | 2016

Disney Junior | You Can Do It | 2014

Presenter

Gurtrude McFuzz

Cbeebies & MIF | The Tale of Mr Tumble | 2015

BBC | Doctors | 2014

Zoe

Tootsie

Bill Kenwright | Dreamboats & Petticoats, West End | 2011-2013

Disney Channel | Movie Surfers | 2008

Presenter

Laura

Web-Series

Disney Channel | My School Musical | 2008

Presenter

Sammy & The Sparks | 2019 - Present

Disney Channel | You're The Star | 2007

Winner

Creator/Writer/Presenter

Special Skills
Training & Workshops

Singer | Song-Writer | Guitarist |

Dancer | Ballet, Modern Jazz, Ballroom, Latin American, Street, Tap

Figure Skate | High Wire

Act Up North | David Crowley

Yale University | The Science of Wellbeing | Laurie Santos

Walsall College | BTEC in Popular Music (Distinction) | Rick Benton

Birmingham School of Acting

Specialist 1-1 Presenting training for Disney Channel UK