Joel, was born in Ashby de-la Zouch, Leicestershire and trained in Theatre & Performing Arts. His producing career began in 2011 with Jingle Balls held in aid of Cancer Research UK at The Prince Of Wales Theatres, Delfont Room. The cabaret starred an all-male line-up from some of the West End's biggest shows. Following it's success, the trend continued with Jingle Belles, Duets and A Merry Christmas Cabaret which is now an annual event at The Hippodrome Casino in aid of CRUK and The Louise Plowright Bursary.
Being a supporter of charities close to his heart, Joel also co-produced FACING EAST in concert at The Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue in aid of Pride in London & Stonewall.
In 2014 Joel produced a prolific season of Cabarets at The Delfont Room; An Evening with Danielle Hope, An Evening with Joanna Riding and An Evening with Daniel Boys.
2015 in co-production with Stephen McGill, Joel opened London’s first professional production, for over a century, of St John Hankin’s The Last of the De Mullins at Jermyn Street Theatre.
Nearly thirty years after first opening in London, where it received Olivier Award nominations for Best New Musical and Best Actress in a Musical, Joel is bringing Blues In The Night to the London Hippodrome for a special anniversary celebration.
To date he has worked with some of the West End & Broadways leading talent and continues to produce with passion and dedicate his theatrical knowledge to fundraising.
Photographer: Liza Maria Dawson