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Alan Rickman

Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman is an English actor of stage and screen. He is a renowned stage actor in modern and classical productions and a former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. His breakout performance was as the Vicomte de Valmont in Les Liaisons Dangereuses, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award. Rickman is known for his film performances as Hans Gruber in Die Hard, Sheriff Of Nottingham in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves for which he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 1991, Severus Snape in the Harry Potter film series, Éamon de Valera in Michael Collins, and Metatron in Dogma.
Rickman has also had a number of other notable film roles such as Jamie in Truly, Madly, Deeply, P.L. O'Hara in An Awfully Big Adventure and Colonel Brandon in Ang Lee's 1995 film Sense and Sensibility. More recently, he played Judge Turpin in the film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's musical of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. In 1995, he was awarded the Golden Globe, Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for his portrayal of Rasputin in Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny. He has been named one of the best actors to have never received an Academy Award nomination in 2010.


Alan Rickman is preparing for

  • Coriolanus - Volumnia

    20:45, Wed 5th May 2021 - Mon 10th May 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Coriolanus is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1605 and 1608. The play is based on the life of the legendary Roman leader Caius Marcius Coriolanus.

  • Faust - Lighting Designer

    21:00, Tue 11th May 2021 - Mon 17th May 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    20:30, Tue 18th May 2021 - Mon 24th May 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    21:00, Tue 25th May 2021 - Mon 31st May 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust is a tragic play in two parts: Faust. Der Tragödie erster Teil and Faust. Der Tragödie zweiter Teil. Although rarely staged in its entirety, it is the play with the…

  • Show Boat - Lighting Designer

    20:45, Thu 17th June 2021 at Random Venue 71
    21:00, Sat 19th June 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre
    20:15, Sun 20th June 2021 at Random Venue 94
    20:30, Wed 23rd June 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    20:30, Sat 26th June 2021 at London Palladium
    20:15, Tue 29th June 2021 at Savoy Theatre
    21:00, Wed 30th June 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    20:30, Sat 3rd July 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    14:45, Sun 4th July 2021 at Adelphi Theatre

    Show Boat is a 1927 musical in two acts, with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Based on Edna Ferber's bestselling novel of the same name, the musical follows the lives…

  • Mame - Flute

    20:30, Thu 8th July 2021 - Mon 12th July 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre

    Mame is a musical with the book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Originally titled My Best Girl, it is based on the 1955 novel Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis…

  • Next to Normal - Bass

    20:30, Tue 13th July 2021 - Mon 19th July 2021 at Globe Theatre, London

    Next to Normal is a rock musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. Its story concerns a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness…

  • The Wiz - Sound Designer

    20:45, Thu 29th July 2021 - Sun 1st August 2021 at Random Venue 6
    20:15, Thu 5th August 2021 - Sun 8th August 2021 at Random Venue 6
    21:00, Thu 12th August 2021 - Sun 15th August 2021 at Random Venue 6

    The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" is a musical with music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown. It is a retelling of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of…

  • Spring Awakening - Viola

    19:30, Tue 4th January 2022 - Mon 10th January 2022 at Noël Coward Theatre

    Spring Awakening is a rock musical with music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater. It is based on the controversial German play Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind which was banned in…

  • Avenue Q - Producer

    20:15, Wed 25th May 2022 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    Avenue Q is an American musical in two acts, conceived by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, who wrote the music and lyrics. The book was written by Jeff Whitty and the show was directed by Jason Moore. Avenue…


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