Matthew Hemley

Matt graduated from Bretton Hall, University of Leeds in 2001 with a degree in Theatre Acting. He went on to gain an NCTJ qualification in journalism before moving on to work for the Watford Observer. After leaving Watford he worked for Broadcast magazine as its radio correspondent, and joined The Stage in 2007, covering television and radio. He has a particular interest in musical theatre and last year joined BBC Radio 2's Elaine Paige on Sunday to present the show's entertainment news.
The Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond, London. Photo: Noel Foster