Kevin Kennedy

Kevin Kennedy
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Kevin trained at Manchester Polytechnic’s School of Theatre. His professional debut was at the Greenwich Theatre in 1982 and he has just opened in a new musical of Kay Mellor's Fat Friends and he will be touring in the production in 2018.

West End Theatre work includes Idle Hands (Shaw Theatre); Ducking Out (Duke of York’s); Amos in Chicago (Adelphi) and We Will Rock You (Dominion).

Other theatre work includes Just Between Ourselves (Theatre Royal Windsor); Hamlet (Sheffield Crucible) and National Tours of No Sex Please We’re British; The Rocky Horror Show, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and The Commitments.

Kevin played Caractacus Potts in the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Singapore Tour, becoming the first actor to have played both Caractacus Potts and The Child Catcher. 

Kevin has enjoyed a successful music career, starting as the bass player with the now legendary Smiths, later going on to form his own band, Bunch Of Thieves. After being signed by Simon Cowell to BMG Records, he went on to lead a successful tour of New Zealand with the gold- selling album Present Kennedy.  Kevin is currently signed to Warner Brothers.

Television work includes The Last Company Car, Keep On Running, Blue Murder, Doctors and most recently, Holby City. He is probably best known for his portrayal of "sex symbol", Curly Watts, in Coronation Street and also has written and presented two series of his own show, Kevin's Spanish Capers.