Shaun graduated from the Birmingham School of Acting in the summer of 1999.
In the theatre Shaun has played Prince Charming in Cinderella in Barnstaple and has played Prince in various pantomimes across the country for UK Productions, the most recent being The Sleeping Beauty at the Grand in Blackpool. He also appeared in the Bill Kenwright tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as Reuben and Issachar and was then invited to join the original West End cast of the same production at the New London Theatre. Shaun then joined the touring cast of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers as Mr Perkins before leaving to cover and play the roles of Beast and Gaston on the tour of Beauty and the Beast, both for UK Productions. 2008 saw him return to Beauty and the Beast and, as well as covering the roles of Beast and Gaston, he also covered and played the role of Monsieur D’Arque. He played Max Kirkov in Ten Times Table at the Mill at Sonning and Falk in Linnaeus with Theatrum Botanicum.
Television includes: Peak Practice, Blue Peter, Heartburn Hotel, and the film Omega’s Children, and he has also appeared in several corporate and training films.
Ashley hails from Glasgow where, at the age of 10, she made her professional debut in McScrooge at the Pavilion Theatre. She attended the Dance School of Scotland under the direction of Graham Dickie until at the age of 18. Ashley was awarded a DADA scholarship to study at Mountview Theatre Arts where she gained a BA honours degree in Musical Theatre. Roles whilst training include: Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Rosa in Hush; Linda English in Pal Joey; Sally Bowles in Cabaret and Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar.
Most recently, Ashley played Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz at Epsom Playhouse.
Other recent theatre credits include: lead vocalist in Mad About the Musicals (national tour), Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz (Music Hall, Shrewsbury); Ensign Benson and Pain in Hercules all for Disney Cruise Line.
Recordings: Mad About the Musicals (2006); Annie in the concept album of a new musical, Whitechapel.
In 2006, Ashley featured in a commercial stills photo shoot for Bishops Finger Beer (David Stewart Photography), additionally she shot the leading role in a Scottish soap opera and recorded a voice-over for Spiral Productions which can be heard in the Kelvingrove Museum in Glasgow.