James Revell biography James Revell is a London-based actor, dancer and musician. He has received his training from Liphook Academy of Dance, and Bird College. The performer is known for his appearance in several famous musicals, including Hairspray, Matilda, Sinatra, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and Aladdin. He recently starred in one of the most anticipated movies of Hollywood—Mary Poppins Returns. Theatre: Her shows include Sinatra (London Palladium); Cinderella (New Wimbledon Theatre); McQueen (St James Theatre); Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (UK tour); Vampirette (Manchester Opera House); Aladdin (Bristol Hippodrome and Milton Keynes); We Will Rock You (world arena tour); and Hairspray (Royal Caribbean Cruise Line). Film and TV: James Revell’s film credit includes his portrayal of Leerie in Mary Poppins Returns (2018). He has also appeared in the TV shows Got to Dance series four and British Summer Time Festival.