Earl’s theatre credits include Maskew and Turnkey in the new musical, Moonfleet at Salisbury Playhouse; the Father in the award winning production, Ragtime at the Charing Cross Theatre, London and last year Morrison in the Singapore Repertory Theatre’s production of Forbidden City: Portrait of an Empress. Other musical theatre work has included Commander Khashoggi in Queen’s We Will Rock You to the World première of Zorro to playing Archibald Craven in the Scottish première of The Secret Garden to the original West End and touring productions of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast playing both Beast and Gaston to Bill Kenwright’s Robin, Prince of Sherwood and Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Earl has just finished a run as Lionel in a new musical called The Dreamers performed at Abbey Road Studios.
Earl has just finished filming A Christmas Carol produced by Scott Free, Hardy Son & Baker for FX and BBC One, directed by Nick Murphy.
Earl is renowned for his work as Inspector Javert in Cameron Mackintosh’s productions of Les Misérables and Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Production (London, Broadway, Toronto, Paris, Singapore, Manila and throughout the United Kingdom). He has also performed as the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s and Cameron Mackintosh’s original and 25th Anniversary productions of The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s and throughout the United Kingdom); Ed Parsley and subsequently and Daryl van Horne in the original cast in The Witches of Eastwick (Drury Lane and Prince of Wales); Joe Gillis in the original UK tour cast of Sunset Boulevard and Peron in Bill Kenwrights’ Evita throughout Europe and the United Kingdom.
On the concert workshop platform he has worked alongside the likes of James Bourne (Busted) on his new musical Murder at the Gates; Colm Wilkinson in Broadway and Beyond and for MSDT Song and Dance of Broadway, both in Japan; Paradise Square (A New Musical) in Toronto; the BBC Concert Orchestra Friday Night is Music Night; the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra with Les Misérables in Concert, Some Enchanted Evening and Chess in Concert; the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (Three Phantoms, A Musical Night of Queen and Christmassy Wonderland) as well as the 50th anniversary celebrations for the Royal Shakespeare Company (Stratford-upon-Avon). He was also the Auctioneer in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s and Cameron Mackintosh’s 25th Anniversary Concert of The Phantom of the Opera (Royal Albert Hall) and the Bishop in Cameron Mackintosh’s Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert (02 Arena).
Earl is Director of Ginger Boy Productions Limited, responsible for productions such as Three Phantoms, Three Witches, A Touch of West End and A Musical Night of Queen. He also holds the honour of Patron (MMYT) and Associate Artist to the largest producing and presenting theatre in the United Kingdom, the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton and has recently received a ‘Visiting Professorship’ from Solent University.