An Evening With Tom Lister – Actor, Singer and TV Personality

Tom Lister

Tom Lister is best known for his acting role as Carl King in Emmerdale, where he won ‘Favourite Male Soap Star’ at the British Soap Awards. Tom also played the starring role of Julian Marsh in West End’s 42nd Street. An Evening With Tom Lister sees him performing a range of songs from Swing to West End Musicals, all interspersed with Tom chatting intimately about his life.

  • Award-Winning Soap Star – Renowned TV Star – West End Star

    Tom Lister, best known for his portrayal of bad boy Carl King in Emmerdale, left the soap in 2012 to make his Musical Theatre debut, and has starred and toured in a number of West End Musicals, including:

    • Calamity Jane as ‘Wild Bill Hitchcock’ alongside Co Star, Jodie Prenger
    • 42nd Street in the Lead Role of Julian Marsh, alongside Co Star, Sheena Easton

     

    An Evening with Tom Lister sees him performing Swing classics by Buble and Robbie, classics from Queen, James Taylor, Billy Joel and Springsteen, before taking you on a whirlwind journey through his Musical career with hits from Les Mis, 42nd Street, Sweeney Todd, Dirty Dancing and Calamity Jane.

     

    The evening is guaranteed to be lots of fun, with Tom chatting intimately about his life, with anecdotes from his first ever job, to Emmerdale, meeting Royalty for the first time and his plans for the future. With plenty of opportunity for questions from the audience, Tom brings honesty, fun and a night of fabulous music from an incredible talent and personality.

  • Acting credits include:

    • Emmerdale (Carl King – 8 years from 2004-2012)
    • The Bill
    • Heartbeat
    • Doctors

    Awards include:

    • 2007 – Tom, alongside Lucy Pargeter (aka Chastity Dingle) – Best Couple TV Now Magazine for portrayal of Chas and Carl.
    • 2009 – Favourite Male Soap Star at the TV Now Magazine awards for portrayal of Carl King.

    TV Appearances include:

    • Good Morning Britain
    • Weekend
    • Loose Women
    • All Star Family Fortunes
    • This Morning
    • British Soap Awards (TV Special)
    • Soapstar Superstar
    • Stars in Their Eyes Celebrity Special
    • The Xtra Factor
  • Swing & Pop Standards:
    Cry Me A River – Buble
    All Of Me – Buble
    Ain’t That A Kick In The Head – Robbie Williams
    Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
    Fire And Rain – James Taylor
    Home – Buble
    New York State Of Mind – Billy Joel
    Dancing In The Dark – Bruce Springsteen
    Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon
    She’s Always A Woman To Me – Billy Joel

    Musicals:
    • Stars – Les Mis
    • Lullaby of Broadway – Tony Bennett version
    • 42nd Street Finale
    • Higher Than A Hawk – Calamity Jane
    • You and I – Dirty Dancing
    • Not while I’m around – Sweeney Todd (Jamie Cullum version)
    • Gran Torino – Jamie Cullum from Clint Eastwood Film
    • You Raise Me Up – Westlife

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