Brian Shaw

About Brian Shaw

ONE SONG CAN CREATE A THOUSAND MEMORIES

I trained at Vocaltech vocal school in London and then at Central School of Speech and Drama. I am an actor by profession and an accomplished singer and entertainer.

 

I have been proud to receive many awards throughout my career including "Care Home Entertainer of the Year" and the "National Vintage Award for musical performance".

All the shows I perform are written specifically for the care industry with fun and nostalgia at the core of every show. Nothing beats the feeling you get when you hear a song that reminds you of your childhood or has a special memory for you.

I love what I do and I hope that you will too. x

 

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Testimonials

"Brian, you have been coming to us for over 6.5 years,and I can honestly say everyone loves you! It's not just about the singing, It's the jokes :-) and yes, stories of Dame Vera Lynn and all the wonderful stories. Every care home should have a Brian Shaw .

Great value for money, all residents never want him to finish. People who live with dementia sing all the songs love the banter and the smiles. Warmth and care is genuine. I can never thank you enough for what you bring to our home."

 

Cedars Care Home

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Awards

I am so proud and honoured to be the recipient of the following awards

ENTERTAINMENT


Care Home Entertainer of the Year 2014 - Runner up

National Vintage Awards 2014 "Best Musical Performer" - Winner

Care Home Entertainer of the Year 2013 - Winner

VOCAL

BABS (UK) Mixed Quartet 2015 - Runner up

SABS (Spain) International Quartet Champion 2015 - Winner

IABS (Ireland) Mixed Quartet Champion 2014 - Winner

Quartet Leigh Musical Festival 2014 - Winner

Quartet Southend Music Festival 2012 - Winner

British Mixed Quartet 2012 - 3rd place

Quartet Leigh Musical Festival 2014  - Winner

Quartet Southend Music Festival 2012 - Winner

British Mixed Quartet 2012  - 3rd place

IABS (Ireland) International Chorus 2011 - Runner up

Quartet Southend Musical Festival 2010 - Winner

British Chorus 2006 - Winner

European Chorus 2005 - Winner

ACTING

Chaplins award for best comic actor 2011 - Nominated