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Layton Williams's Biography

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Layton Williams is an actor, whose credits include playing Billy Elliot in London's West End, and Stephen Carmichael in Bad Education on television.

Billy Elliot was his first professional job.

His other credits include starring on stage Jamie in Everyone's Talking About Jamie. 

Other notable roles include playing Kylie in the BBC series Beautiful People. 

He also does the voice over for the gay dating BBC show, I Kissed a Boy.

When it was announced that Layton was to be one of the celebrities in Strictly Come Dancing in 2023, the BBC reported that he runs his own performing arts company ‘Pros from the Shows’ and that he has received multiple Black British Theatre Awards, plus an Attitude Award for his work and visibility in the LGBTQ+ community.

Layton was paired with Nikita Kuzmin on Strictly 2023. They were joint runners-up, reaching the final three.

Layton Williams was cast as Stephen Carmichael in a musical-themed 2023 Christmas Special of the BBC's Bad Education.

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