The four-strong team of Charles, Nick
Skelton, Ben Maher and Scott Brash claimed Britain's first Olympic showjumping gold in 60 years with victory in a dramatic jump-off against Holland at Greenwich Park.
Influences: The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Nick
Drake, Tim and Jeff Buckley, The Band, Gram Parsons, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, Kate Rusby, Ryan Adams, Ron Sexsmith, Neil Young, The Clash, Johnny Cash.
The ex-Hollyoaks in the City actor also worked on the club culture flick Clubbing To Death, which stars fellow Scouser and Coronation Street favourite Craig Charles, Nick
Moran (Lock, Stock), HueyMorgan (Fun Lovin' Criminals) and ex-Hollyoaks actor Daniel Hyde.