David Hunter

David Hunter originated the role of Dr. Jim Pomatter in Waitress the Musical on the West End.

In 2012, David took part in the ITV competition “Superstar,” to win the role of Jesus Christ in a new arena production of Jesus Christ Superstar. He was chosen as one of the eleven finalists on the show and made it to the semi-finals where he finished fourth.

David took over the role of Guy in the West End production of Once in 2014, having previously understudied the role. In August 2016, he succeeded Killian Donnely as the second Charlie Price in the West End production of Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre, the home of Waitress. He is the frontman of pop/rock band Reemer, and has supported artists such as The Feeling, Scouting for Girls and McFly. David released his first solo EP, Silver Linings, in April 2018.

Selected Previous Credits

West End

  • Kinky Boots
  • Once
  • One Man, Two Guvnors
  • Seussical
  • The Who’s Tommy


  • The Hired Man, Leicester Curve
NameDavid Hunter
Born1 February 1988
FromGlasgow, Scotland
TrainedLiverpool Institute of Performing Arts
RoleDr. Jim Pomatter West End