Training: Arts Educational.
Charles made his first theatrical debut at the age of nine in the production of Nine (Royal Festival Hall), playing opposite Jonathan Pryce. As a child actor he went on to appear in Oliver! (London Palladium - Original 1994 Cast) and Cleopatra (Sadlers Wells, Houston Ballet Company).
Charle's Theatre credits include; Topper in Scrooge playing opposite Tommy Steele (UK Tour/Manchester Palace Theatre); Lumière and Monsieur D’Arque in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (UK Tour); Chess (Royal Albert Hall), Squidward in the UK premiere of Spongebob Squarepants (Hammersmith Apollo),Dr Gangle in Love Never Dies (Adelphi Theatre) and Love Never Dies Concert (Theatre Royal Drury Lane).
Charles covered and played the lead role of Miss Trunchbull in the West End production of Matilda for the RSC. He was subsequently invited to New York to play Miss Trunchbull on Broadway. Most recently Charles originated the lead role of Emelius Browne in the World Premiere production of Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks (UK tour).
Further theatre credits include Gordon Shakespeare in Debbie Isitt's Nativity! (Eventim Hammersmith Apollo); Roger De Bris in The Producers (Royal Exchange, Manchester) Frank N Furter in The Rocky Horror Show (European Tour); Horace Hardwick in Top Hat (Kilworth House); and Mrs Meers in Thoroughly Modern Millie (Canadian Production).
Charles can be seen in the award winning World War II feature film A Call to Spy (SMT Pictures/Netflix). Further screen credits include: The South Bank Show (ITV); Hot Pursuits (BBC); and The Royal Variety Performance (ITV). Soundtracks include: Chess, Oliver! and Nine.