Glen was born and raised in Newcastle upon Tyne, before training at the Guildford School of Acting, graduating with First Class Honours.
He made his West End debut as Buddy in The Buddy Holly Story (Duchess Theatre) as well as playing Buddy on the 20th Anniversary UK tour and in Germany. During his tenure on the show he was honoured to be asked to play Buddy at the 50th Anniversary concert on February 3rd 2009, fifty years to the day of the plane crash that took Buddy's life. He has since been asked to recreate the role worldwide.
Theatre credits include: Eric and Dance Captain in Dreamboats and Petticoats (UK Tour) Curly in Rogers' and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford) the European Premiere of Disney's The Jungle Book (Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage) the original cast of Ray Cooney's Time's Up! (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford) The Giant in Jack and The Beanstalk (Mercury Theatre, Colchester) Russ in Yiff! - A Furry Musical (Kings' Head Theatre, London) Bernardo in West Side Story (Garden Studios, London) Shere Kahn in The Jungle Book (Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury) Cavalcade (Royal Albert Hall) and Chuck in Footloose! (Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage).
Film Credits include: Goal 3: Taking on the World (Walton Cinema)
Voiceover credits include: Radio Idents for the BBC, the lead voice for a documentary on The F.A, Bernardo in West Side Story (Audiobook) and various voices for Say It! Productions. He was also featured on the BBC’s Songs From the Shows as himself, and presented his own weekly Radio show on the birth of Rock n’ Roll.
Glen has also worked as a musician, playing guitar, keyboards and drums with Buddy Holly and The Cricketers (UK Tour) and playing drums on Is There Life After High School? (Mill Theatre, Guildford) as well as playing guitar and understudying drums and bass on Dreamboats and Petticoats (UK Tour)
In 2007 Glen was shortlisted, and ultimately won The Sir John Gielgud Award (Theatre) joining such alumni as Kenneth Branagh, Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Judi Dench. For more information go to www.glenjoseph.co.uk