It has been announced today that Paul will join the cast of EastEnders. He will play Gavin Sullivan, the estranged husband of Gillian Taylforth’s character Kathy who has made a surprise return to the square recently.
“We are all thrilled that Paul has agreed to join our cast to play Gavin,” said Dominic Treadwell-Collins, the show’s executive producer.
Paul can currently be seen touring the UK in Bill Kenwright’s production, And Then There Were None where he’s leading the cast as Judge Wargrave.Overview
Paul Nicholas is perhaps best known for rocking Albert Square as Gavin Sullivan in Eastenders. He is also well known for playing the role of Vince Pinner in the celebrated British sitcom Just Good Friends opposite Jan Francis, which won the BAFTA award for Best Comedy Series. Paul also played series regulars in Sunburn and Two Up Two Down, both for BBC TV. In the cult film classic, Tommy (based on the stage musical of the same name), he played the role of Cousin Kevin.
On stage, Paul originated the role of Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar, Claude in the London premiere of Hair, Rum Tum Tugger in Cats and Danny Zuko in the original West End cast of Grease. His other leading theatre credits include the eponymous role in Jekyll & Hyde, PT Barnum in Barnum, Claudio in The Young Vic's Much Ado About Nothing, Innocent Bystander and Richard O'Brien's T-Zee both for The Royal Court.
Most recently he has starred in the No.1 UK tour of And Then There Were None and Cheltenham Everyman's UK Tour Quartet.About Sainou
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