Stage acting career
Brad Kavanagh started acting as a child in a local acting group in Cumbria until he became a huge success when he made his acting debut in the West End in Billy Elliot the Musical as Billy's best friend, Michael, at the age of 11. He still goes home from time to time and helps out at the acting group visiting old friends and watching new performances the acting group have created.
He was a student at St Benedict's Catholic High School in Whitehaven.
In 2008, Brad Kavanagh presented the talent competition, My School Musical, on Disney Channel UK.
In 2009, Kavanagh was on the Disney Channel UK presenting Undercover Coach, and featuring in My Camp Rock. He presented the Jonas Brothers 3D Movie Premiere in the UK, which covered the UK premiere of the Jonas Brothers 3D Concert Experience on the morning of the release of the film. He was a judge on Hannah-Oke, an X Factor-type game show where contestants and their families sing Hannah Montana songs. He also appeared on Disney Channel US's "Pass The Plate".
In mid 2010, Kavanagh was cast as the lead male character, Fabian Rutter on House of Anubis. Since his appearance on the show he has continued working for Nickelodeon doing various projects surrounding the success of the series. The Series premiered on 1 January 2011 and following the success of the first season, a second season was ordered where Kavanagh reprised his role as Fabian Rutter. Kavanagh continued his work on the show once it was renewed for a third season, which began production in mid 2012 and premiered in January in the US. On 21 May 2013, Nickelodeon announced a 90 minute special of House of Anubis titled Touchstone of Ra which Kavanagh again reprised his role in.