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David Delve is an English actor.


Studying at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance, Delve appeared in a large number of theatrical productions, including She Stoops to Conquer, Twelfth Night (as Sir Andrew Aguecheek) and as one of the two Clowns in The 39 Steps.

Delve also made a number of screen appearances, playing Sam Carne in the original series of Poldark, Will Codsall in A Horseman Riding By and the Herald in Jangles, as well as guest roles in Blackadder and Casualty. He also had a role as Alec in the film Diamond Skulls.


Making his musical debut as Thénardier in Les Misérables, Delve played a large number of stage musical roles, including Mr. Sowerberry in the London Palladium production of Oliver!, Firmin in The Phantom of the Opera, Sir Danvers Carew in Jekyll & Hyde and Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors.


Les Misérables (1987)

  • Master of the House (contains solo lines)
  • Waltz of Treachery (contains solo lines)
  • The Robbery (contains solo lines)
  • Attack on the Rue Plumet (contains solo lines)
  • One Day More
  • Dog Eat Dog (solo)
  • The Wedding (contains solo lines)
  • Beggars at the Feast (duet)

Oliver! (1994)

Mr. Sowerberry
  • That's Your Funeral (contains solo lines)

Company (1997)

  • Company
  • The Little Things You Do Together
  • Sorry-Grateful (contains solo lines)
  • Have I Got A Girl for You (contains solo lines)
  • Side by Side by Side/What Would We Do Without You?
  • Have I Got A Girl for You (reprise)(contains solo lines)
  • Finale Ultimo (Company)

The Phantom of the Opera (2000)

  • Notes/Prima Donna (contains solo lines)
  • Masquerade/Why So Silent (contains solo lines)
  • Notes II (contains solo lines)
  • We Have All Been Blind/Twisted Every Way (contains solo lines)
  • Grand Finale (concert)

Anything Goes (2003)

  • Public Enemy Number One (contains solo lines)

Guys and Dolls (2007)

  • Follow the Fold
  • More I Cannot Wish You (solo)
  • Guys and Dolls (reprise)

Half a Sixpence (2008)

  • The One That's Run Away (duet)
  • Flash Bang Wallop (contains solo lines)
  • Finale

Kiss Me, Kate (2010)

  • Brush Up Your Shakespeare (duet)

Jekyll & Hyde (2011)

  • Board of Governors (contains solo lines)
  • Facade (contains solo lines)
  • Letting Go (duet)
  • His Work And Nothing More (contains solo lines)

Little Shop of Horrors (2012)

  • Feed Me (Git It)(duet)
  • Coda (contains solo lines)
  • Suppertime (solo)
  • Sominex/Suppertime (reprise)(duet)

Grand Hotel (2015)

  • I Waltz Alone (solo)