Layton Williams

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Layton Williams, actor, dancer and singer, photographed at the embankment along the River Thames in London. In August 2023, Williams was announced as a contestant on the twenty-first series of Strictly Come Dancing. Layton Williams is an English actor, singer, and dancer, known for playing the role of Stephen Carmichael in the television series Bad Education and his work in the West End theatre. His first job was at the age of twelve playing the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical on London's West End. During his childhood he also played Young Michael Jackson in Thriller – Live musical, Kylie in the BBC series Beautiful People and featured in the CBBC documentary series School for Stars, which documented life at the acting school Italia Conti. From late 2016, he began playing Angel in the 20th anniversary tour of Rent around the UK. The production, particularly his performance, received rave reviews. From January 2019 he played the title character of Jamie New in Everybody's Talking About Jamie until May 2022 and played the character originally on the West End but then played the role on the UK tour of the production.
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