Having started her career with the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain under Ed Wilson, Carrie has worked extensively in the West End, throughout the UK and abroad. She has trained with some of the industry’s most prestigious tutors and establishments and holds an ALAM LLAMDA acting diploma with honours.
THEATRE & ACTING CREDITS
Most recently Carrie played the lead role of Laurey Williams in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! at the Gordon Craig, followed by a run in the Oliver nominated Snow White at the London Palladium, alongside Dawn French and Julian Clary. Also at the London Palladium, Carrie featured in the Olivier winning Dick Whittington starring Elaine Paige and Julian Clary, and the Olivier nominated Cinderella, where she was understudy to Amanda Holden as Fairy Godmother, all for Qdos, directed by Michael Harrison.
Her other West End credits include: The Wizard of Oz, Palladium; Sister Act, Palladium, where she covered the role of Sister Mary Roberts and performed alongside stars such as Whoopi Goldberg and Sheila Hancock; Rufus Norris's production of Cabaret, with Alistair McGowan and Julian Clary, covering Sally Bowles; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Palladium, covering Truly Scrumptious; Little Women, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, playing Jo March and Imagine This, New London, directed by Tim Sheader.
Carrie has also featured in touring productions across the UK including Cats, playing Tantomile, Rumpleteaser, Jemima and Jellylorum and has worked with leading Shakespearian company Northern Broadsides in Much Ado about Nothing playing Margaret.
She played Sally Simpson in Michael Strassen's production of The Who's Tommy at the Greenwich Theatre, choreographed by Mark Smith, and performed as a featured singer with The John Wilson Orchestra in Kiss Me, Kate for The BBC Proms at The Royal Albert Hall, which was televised on Christmas day. Prior to this she played Adriana in The Boys From Syracuse, Union Theatre, and Amalia Balash in She Loves Me at The Rose and Crown Theatre, Off West End, and was nominated for an Off West End Award for Best Female Performance.
Other credits include Gotta Sing Gotta Dance; Seven Brides for Seven Brothers; They Shoot Horses Don't They? and numerous workshops, rehearsed readings, concerts, book launches and cabarets.
On film Carrie appeared in King Bastard for Rufus Norris, played Penelope in Buried Alive for Adam Bromley, Lilly in As the Afternoon Settles, National Film School and can be heard on The Wizard of Oz, London Revival Original Cast Album and also in Imagine This, Original London Cast recording & DVD.
Sutton is a strong presence from her very first entrance. She has a lovely voice and a clear knack for comedy.
She Loves Me
Rose & Crown, Off West-End
Carrie Sutton (Laurey) has a wonderful singing voice and gave a faultless starring performance.
Gordon Craig Theatre
It is Sutton’s Adriana who gives the piece it’s strength and drive: a moving and beautifully sung performance.
The Boys from Syracuse