MICHAEL MATUS (Aimable) just created the role of Tito Merelli in Lend Me A Tenor in the West End.


Michael trained at RADA after which he worked for several years with Shared Experience Theatre Company with shows like Mill on the Floss and Jane Eyre.

 

He then went on to work for the Royal Shakespeare Company where he played Mr Tumnus in The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe at Sadlers Wells and then began to play leading roles for them in shows like Eastward Ho!, The Canterbury Tales and The Island Princess with directors Jonathan Munby, Greg Doran, Sean Holmes and Dominic Cook. He has worked with director Rupert Goold on The End of the Affair and Rough Crossings and most recently has performed at the Globe theatre in the sell-out shows A Midsummer Nights Dream and Timon of Athens and this year Tis Pity She’s A Whore with Jonathan Munby at WYP.


He is currently filming Endeavour for ITV, a new Inspector Morse series set in 1965 and he has been a guest lead in the BBC’s This is Dom Joly, Eastenders and A Prince Among Men and has appeared in several movies including The Crying Game and The Muppet Christmas Carol.


In Musical Theatre Michael played and recorded the part of Benoit The Fool in the original cast of Cameron MacIntosh’s Martin Guerre, directed by Declan Donnelan and was recently nominated for Best Supporting Actor In A Musical by Whatsonstage Awards for his performance as Izzy in Tim Sheader’s production of Imagine This at the New London. He was Ali Hakim in John Doyle’s acclaimed Oklahoma! at Chichester Festival, and Bob Cratchitt in Susie McKenna’s (and Dickens’) A Christmas Carol at the Arts theatre West End.