15 Facts About Noel Sullivan


Noel Sullivan was a member of the British pop group Hear'Say.


Noel Sullivan trained as a chorister, understudied for Welsh National Opera and performed in choirs.


Aged 18, Noel Sullivan toured the United States with The Black Mountain Male Chorus of Wales as a musical theatre soloist.


Noel Sullivan first rose to fame in 2001, when he appeared as an aspiring pop singer in the first series of the reality television documentary Popstars, which aired on the UK television channel ITV1.


Noel Sullivan impressed the show's expert judges enough to win selection as a founder member of the pop group Hear'say, alongside Danny Foster, Myleene Klass, Kym Marsh and Suzanne Shaw.


Noel Sullivan then moved to the United States for 18 months, working in Las Vegas hosting Simply Ballroom and then moving to Reno and Branson as part of the Twelve Irish Tenors.


Noel Sullivan sang with Jessica Cervi and Sarah O'Connor in the final of RTE One's Fame: The Musical in Dublin on 13 June 2010.


Noel Sullivan played the lead role of Galileo Figaro in the 2011 UK tour of We Will Rock You.


Noel Sullivan took over from Alex Gaumond in the lead role of Galileo in We Will Rock You in the West End Production of the musical at the Dominion Theatre.


In 2016, Noel Sullivan co-starred in the second series of the BBC drama Ordinary Lies.


Noel Sullivan starred in the UK premier of It's Only Life at The Union Theatre in London, in 2018.


In 2019, Noel Sullivan featured in the BBC series Years and Years.


That same year, Noel Sullivan was a guest on Heston's Marvellous Menu: Back to the Noughties in which chef Heston Blumenthal recreated The Fat Duck restaurant as it was in 2001.


Noel Sullivan appeared in BBC's Call the Midwife Christmas Special in 2021.


In 2017, to mark 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Britain, Noel Sullivan came out as gay on Instagram and announced that he had married his partner.