Lily Casson is a singer and actor with a passion for musicals. She has 10 years onstage experience with English Cabaret and has recently completed her first major project,
The Human's in the Telling.
Hair colour : Chesnut
Eye Colour : Hazel
Age : 25
Range : Mezzo Soprano
Lily spent 7 years training with Southwark Cathedral Girls Choir, 4 of which she led the choir as Launderer Chanter. During her time there, she sang on BBC 1 and Radio 3 as well as concerts at the Royal Festival Hall and the Royal Albert Hall with John Rutter.
Since 2012, Lily has been a principal with theatre company, English Cabaret. In the last 10 years, she has played leading roles as Pandora in four-hander musical, The Happy Prince, lead soloist in song cycle, Dreams of Peace & Freedom, and as one of a three-hander cabaret as her baking alter-ego, English Singing Baker. She also created and performed her own solo show, Encounters.
She has performed at 5 consecutive Edinburgh Fringe festivals in addition to touring to London's Bridewell Theatre and Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival.
For the past 2 years, Lily has worked on a commemorative family project telling the story of her great grandfather David Maxwell Fyfe's journey from Nuremberg to Strasbourg, The Human's in the Telling. In addition to being the lead singer and playing her groundbreaking great grandmother, Sylvia Maxwell Fyfe in the film and recording, she created the social media storytelling to share the story with her peers and co-compiled an ebook.
Alongside her work on The Human's in the Telling, Lily has been creating her own project, I Heart Musicals, and sharing her baking online with English Singing Baker. She released 6 tracks and recipes inspired by musicals on #LoveTheatreDay2020 to positive feedback.
In 2022, Lily is looking forward to sharing her love of musicals with I Heart Musicals.
“an outstanding singer...a younger performer to watch at future fringes and beyond"
“Any choir master is lucky to have a truly ‘golden voice' once every ten years or so
and yours is certainly in that league.”
Stephen Disley, director, Southwark Cathedral Girls Choir
“doesn't need any X Factor tricks to showcase her voice”