Fenton’s West End credits include Manfred in Sunset Boulevard (London Coliseum), Gus The Theatre Cat in Cats, Pimp/Clacquesous in Les Miserables, the original casts of Blood Brothers and Top Hat and the ill-fated Out Of The Blue.
Regional productions include Noel Coward in Noel and Gertie (Sheringham Little Theatre), MC in Cabaret (Leicester Haymarket), The Producers 'Hold Me Touch Me' (UK Tour).
He has played Ko-Ko in The Mikado numerous times over the last 25 years, for The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company (Sadlers Wells, UK Tour, BBC2) and The Carl Rosa Opera Company (Gielgud Theatre, UK & USA Tours). Other G&S roles on national tour include Jack Point in The Yeomen Of The Guard
for the D’Oyly Carte, Bunthorne in Patience and Sir Joseph Porter in HMS Pinafore for the Carl Rosa Opera Company, and the title role in The Sorcerer for Opera Della Luna.
Directing credits include The Mikado and Iolanthe for The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company/Raymond Gubbay, Madama Butterfly for English Festival Opera at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, and tours of La Boheme, La Traviata and Carmen. He was Julian Clary’s director for three years, directing productions of Cinderella (Brighton/Richmond/Woking), and his one-man shows Amore (West Beth Theatre, New York) and Natural Born Mincer (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane & National Tour). Other notable pantomime productions include Cinderella with Mickey Rooney, Peter Pan with Simon Callow & Bonnie Langford, and Sleeping Beauty with Anita Dobson and Tim Vine at Richmond Theatre, where he also made his debut as a pantomime dame, playing Nurse Penny.
Fenton has worked closely with writing team Charles Miller and Kevin Hammonds, directing the original productions of Brenda Bly: Teen Detective, When Midnight Strikes, Hope & RSVP ASAP.