Shaun Prendergast

Shaun Prendergast originated the role of Joe in Waitress the Musical on the West End.

Shaun has an extensive history in UK theatre, film and TV, having appeared on screen as DS Holt in “Eastenders,” Robert Bain in “Waterloo Road” and Greg Doland in “Emmerdale.” He also made guest appearances in “The Bill,” “Holby City,” “Doctors,” “Coronation Street” and “Heartbeat.” Shaun is also a founding member of Kenneth Branagh’s Renaissance Theatre Company in which he has appeared in stagings of Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, As You Like It and Hamlet.

Shaun left the show on 10 August 2019,

Selected Previous Credits

West End

  • The Rise and Fall of Little Voice
  • As You Like It
  • The Glee Club


  • Oh! What a Lovely War, Theatre Royal Stratford East
  • The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Park Theatre
  • Geordie – The Musical, Customs House
  • Glamour, Nottingham Playhouse
  • Sisterly Feelings, Manchester Library Theatre


  • EastEnders
  • Waterloo Road
  • Emmerdale
  • The Bill
  • Holby City
  • Doctors
  • Coronation Street
  • Heartbeat
NameShaun Prendergast
Born5 December 1958
FromNorth Shields, UK
TrainedBretton Hall College
RoleJoe West End