Graham Bickley was nominated for a Laurence Olivier and Whatsonstage Award Whatsonstage.com Awards for Best Actor in a Musical for his role in Ragtime at the Piccadilly Theatre.
Graham Bickley trained at the Liverpool Theatre School and has performed in the West End for the last twenty five years in productions including They’re Playing Our Song, Pirates of Penzance and as principal lead in Jukebox, Which Witch, Maddie, The Pajama Game (Best Actor nomination, Toronto), Les Misérables, Metropolis, Miss Saigon, Sunset Boulevard (playing opposite Petula Clark) and High Society.
Other regional productions include Magwitchin Great Expectations for Theatr Clwyd and Liverpool Playhouse, Joe in the world première of Erics directed by Jamie Lloyd (Liverpool Everyman), Sleuth, No Trams to Lime Street, (Best Actor nomination, Manchester), the UK première of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change and the world première of Black Goes With Everything. Revues include Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris and It’s Better With a Band. For Grange Park Opera, Graham Bickley has completed two seasons as Billy Crocker in Cole Porter’s Anything Goes and Robert Baker in Leonard Bernstein’s Wonderful Town.
On the concert platform, Graham Bickley has performed with orchestras throughout the UK, Europe and South America including the City of London Sinfonia, Northern Sinfonia, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, London Symphony, National Symphony, Royal Scottish National, Hallé, City of Birmingham Symphony, RTE Concert, Gothenburg Symphony, Iceland Symphony and Sao Paulo Symphony orchestras. With conductor Carl Davis, Graham Bickley performed a series of concerts with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra in Norway and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.