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David Hunter

 
Bio:
David Hunter will play Dr. Pomatter in Waitress on the West End. He trained at The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA). He is currently playing the lead role of Charlie Price in Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre) and previous West End credits include Once (Phoenix Theatre), One Man, Two Guvnors ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
David Hunter will play Dr. Pomatter in Waitress on the West End. He trained at The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA). He is currently playing the lead role of Charlie Price in Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre) and previous West End credits include Once (Phoenix Theatre), One Man, Two Guvnors ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2019
Dr. Pomatter
Dr. Pomatter [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End, 2015
Charlie Price [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Original Production, 2013
Guy [Replacement]
Performer (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [West End]
2012
Horton the Elephant
  [West End]
National Theatre Production, 2011
Ensemble

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2019
Dr. Pomatter

Dr. Pomatter [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End, 2015
Charlie Price [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End Original Production, 2013
Guy [Replacement]

Performer (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [West End]
2012
Horton the Elephant

  [West End]
National Theatre Production, 2011
Ensemble

David Hunter Biography

David Hunter will play Dr. Pomatter in Waitress on the West End. He trained at The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA). He is currently playing the lead role of Charlie Price in Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre) and previous West End credits include Once (Phoenix Theatre), One Man, Two Guvnors (Adelphi Theatre, National Theatre and UK Tour), Seussical (Arts Theatre) and The Who's Tommy (Prince Edward Theatre). Other theatre credits include The Hired Man (Leicester Curve and Colchester Mercury), Pub (The Royal Exchange) Spinach (The Royal Exchange) and The Mayor Of Zalamea (Liverpool Everyman). In 2012 David reached the semi-finals of ITV's Superstar, competing to play the role of 'Jesus' in Jesus Christ Superstar. Screen credits include the film Nativity 3 and he has recently filmed an episode of Holby City for BBC1. As the frontman of pop/rock band 'Reemer', David has recorded with the producers responsible for The Rolling Stones and The Who, before earning support slots for artists such as The Feeling, Scouting for Girls and finally McFly on their UK Arena Tour. In April 2018 David released his first Solo EP, Silver Linings, featuring five original songs.




David Hunter News

Theatre Royal Brighton Announces Season; SIX, THE CHER SHOW, and More! Photo Theatre Royal Brighton Announces Season; SIX, THE CHER SHOW, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2022

Theatre Royal Brighton's new What's On Guide is out now! Packed with top quality entertainment, there's a fabulous choice of shows from dazzling musicals to gripping dramas, dance and comedy. With something for all ages and artistic tastes, audiences will be spoilt for choice. 

David Hunter and Wendy Mae Brown Join the UK and Ireland Tour of WAITRESS Photo David Hunter and Wendy Mae Brown Join the UK and Ireland Tour of WAITRESS
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022

David Hunter and Wendy Mae Brown will join the cast of the UK and Ireland Tour of the smash hit romantic musical comedy WAITRESS as 'Dr Pomatter' and 'Becky'.

BWW Interview: Lucie Jones Discusses Her Headline Christmas Shows Photo BWW Interview: Lucie Jones Discusses Her Headline Christmas Shows
by Fiona Scott - Dec 11, 2021

Lucie Jones has just finished a marathon stint playing Jenna Hunterson, most recently in the UK Tour of Waitress. She has hung up her apron and will perform two exclusive headline Christmas shows, Lucie Jones at Christmas, in Cardiff and London on 13 and 14 December, respectively. We spoke with Jones about Waitress, Les Mis, Christmas, and taking on the role of Elphaba in 2022.

David Hunter Releases New EP: PLAY Photo David Hunter Releases New EP: PLAY
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Nov 12, 2021

Having released his new EP exclusively on cassette two weeks ago, West End star David Hunter (‚ÄėWaitress‚Äô, ‚ÄėKinky Boots‚Äô, ‚ÄėOnce‚Äô) has now made ‚ÄėPLAY‚Äô available on all online platforms.

BWW Interview: Lucie Jones And Oliver Tompsett Chat TREASON THE MUSICAL at Cadogan Ha Photo BWW Interview: Lucie Jones And Oliver Tompsett Chat TREASON THE MUSICAL at Cadogan Hall
by Fiona Scott - Mar 11, 2021

Lucie Jones and Oliver Tomsett are appearing in a concert performance of a new musical about the Gunpowder Plot, Treason the Musical, filmed at Cadogan Hall. We spoke to them about the show.

Open-Door Playhouse to Partner With UK-Based Springline Radio Players to Present THE  Photo Open-Door Playhouse to Partner With UK-Based Springline Radio Players to Present THE CANTERVILLE GHOST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2021

Hands Across the Pond Theatre, a collaboration between the LA-based Open-Door Playhouse and the UK-based Our Kid and Me Productions, will present an audio play production of The Canterville Ghost, adapted for the theatre by Gareth Thomas from the short story by Oscar Wilde.

LEAVE A LIGHT ON to Return With 70 Performances Being Re-streamed Photo LEAVE A LIGHT ON to Return With 70 Performances Being Re-streamed
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2021

Lambert Jackson Productions and The Theatre Café today announce the return of Leave a Light On, the online concert series. 70 performances from across the two series will be re-streamed.

LEAVE A LIGHT ON Concert Series to Return With David Hunter, Rachel John, Lucie Jones Photo LEAVE A LIGHT ON Concert Series to Return With David Hunter, Rachel John, Lucie Jones, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jan 8, 2021

Lambert Jackson will bring back the online concert series Leave A Light On for a more intimate run from 12 to 26 January showcasing a range of talent across the industry.

BWW Feature: Count Down To Christmas With Our 2020 BWW UK Advent Calendar Photo BWW Feature: Count Down To Christmas With Our 2020 BWW UK Advent Calendar
by Fiona Scott - Dec 24, 2020

It’s been a bit of a year hasn’t it? To see out the last of 2020, we shared 24 theatre memories from this year on our Instagram account (if you’re not already following us, come on over!) to count down to Christmas. Here is the entire calendar in all its glory with some links to our favourite articles from 2020.

BWW Interview: David Hunter Talks SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at Vaudeville Theatre Photo BWW Interview: David Hunter Talks SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at Vaudeville Theatre
by Eleni Cashell - Dec 8, 2020

David Hunter has certainly been busy during lockdown. We talk to him about his experience performing Songs For A New World at The London Palladium in October, getting to revisit it for a longer run at the Vaudeville Theatre next year and making creative Cameos for fans.

David Hunter Videos

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles and Katharine McPhee Team Up For A WAITRESS Duet VideoVIDEO: Sara Bareilles and Katharine McPhee Team Up For A WAITRESS Duet
by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2019

The Tony-nominated musical Waitress by Sara Bareilles is now playing at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End. This week, Bareilles teamed up with the West End Jenna, SMASH star Katharine McPhee for a duet on the show's signature ballad, She Used To Be MIne. See their performance below!

VIDEO: The West End Cast Talk WAITRESS Ahead of Previews! VideoVIDEO: The West End Cast Talk WAITRESS Ahead of Previews!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 11, 2019

Previews for Waitress have begun at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End, and audiences seem to love what the show is serving. We spoke to some of the cast just before their first preview - watch the full video below!

VIDEO: Watch Katharine McPhee and the West End Cast of WAITRESS in Rehearsal VideoVIDEO: Watch Katharine McPhee and the West End Cast of WAITRESS in Rehearsal
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 15, 2019

Rehearsals have begun for the West End production of Waitress, starring Katharine McPhee.

BWW TV: Meet the West End Cast of WAITRESS! VideoBWW TV: Meet the West End Cast of WAITRESS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2019

Get ready to place your order as musical Waitress opens at London's Adelphi Theatre with previews from 8 February. BroadwayWorld UK reporter Jamie Body spoke to some of the cast to discover their favourite pie and what it's like to work on such a strongly female-led production. Watch the video below!

BWW Interview: David Hunter On The SILVER LININGS EP VideoBWW Interview: David Hunter On The SILVER LININGS EP
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Mar 5, 2018

BWW speaks to Kinky Boots' David Hunter about the release of his debut EP.

BWW TV: Everybody Say Yeah! KINKY BOOTS Celebrates One Year in the West End
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2016

Celebrate the very first West End birthday of Kinky Boots with the video below, featuring interviews with the new cast, creative team and happy theatergoers!

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Richard Fleeshman, Shoshana Bean & More Sing Scott Alan in London
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2013

On August 4th acclaimed composer and lyricist Scott Alan returedn for his biggest concert yet ay the IndigO2 Theatre Arena at the O2. The concert, produced by Amzi Entertainment, featured a 15 piece orchestra and song selections from Alan's four albums, 'Dreaming Wide Awake,' 'Keys,' 'What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up,' and 'LIVE.' Check out highlights from the concert below!


David Hunter Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has David Hunter been in?
David Hunter has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has David Hunter been in?
David Hunter has appeared on London's West End in 7 shows.

What was David Hunter's first West End show?
David Hunter's first West End show was One Man, Two Guvnors which opened in 2011