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Christopher Plummer

Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer CC is a Canadian theatre, film and television actor. He made his film debut in 1958's Stage Struck, and notable early film performances include The Night of the Generals, The Return of the Pink Panther, The Man Who Would Be King and the 1969 classic Lock Up Your Daughters. In a career that spans seven decades and includes substantial roles in each of the dramatic arts, Plummer is probably best known to film audiences as the autocratic widower Captain Georg Ludwig von Trapp in the hit 1965 musical film The Sound of Music alongside Julie Andrews. Plummer has also ventured into various television projects, including the legendary miniseries The Thorn Birds. His most recent film roles include the The Insider as Mike Wallace, the Disney–Pixar 2009 film Up as Charles Muntz, the Shane Acker production 9 as 1, The Last Station as Leo Tolstoy, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus as Doctor Parnassus, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo as Henrik Vanger, and Beginners as Hal. Plummer has won numerous awards and accolades for his work, including an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, two Tony Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a SAG Award, and a BAFTA Award. With his win at the age of 82 in 2012 for Beginners, Plummer is the oldest actor and person ever to win an Academy Award.


Christopher Plummer is preparing for

  • The Seagull - Director, Costume Designer

    22:00, Wed 1st April 2020 - Sun 5th April 2020 at Random Venue 3

    The Seagull is the first of what are generally considered to be the four major plays by the Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov. The Seagull was written in 1895 and first produced in 1896. It dramatises…

  • War Horse - Albert, Joey

    20:45, Thu 21st May 2020 - Sun 24th May 2020 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    21:00, Thu 28th May 2020 - Sun 31st May 2020 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    21:00, Thu 4th June 2020 - Sun 7th June 2020 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    War Horse is a play based on the book of the same name by acclaimed children's writer Michael Morpurgo, adapted for stage by Nick Stafford. Originally Morpurgo thought "they must be mad" to try to make…

  • Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - Viola

    19:30, Sun 15th November 2020 at Random Venue 20
    17:30, Mon 16th November 2020 at Random Venue 95
    15:30, Thu 19th November 2020 at Almeida Theatre
    13:00, Sun 22nd November 2020 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    12:15, Mon 23rd November 2020 at Chichester Festival Theatre

    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 1979 musical thriller with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and libretto by Hugh Wheeler. The musical is based on the 1973 play Sweeney Todd, the…

  • Titus Andronicus - Lighting Designer

    16:45, Fri 8th January 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    Titus Andronicus is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, and possibly George Peele, believed to have been written between 1588 and 1593. It is thought to be Shakespeare's first tragedy, and is often seen…

  • Assassins - Giuseppe Zangara

    20:00, Mon 18th January 2021 at Random Venue 53

    Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. It uses the premise of a murderous carnival game to produce a revue-st…

  • Company - Set Designer

    19:45, Wed 3rd February 2021 - Sat 6th February 2021 at The Old Vic

    Company is a musical comedy based on a book by George Furth with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The original production was nominated for a record-setting fourteen Tony Awards and won six.

  • Richard II - Technical Director

    19:45, Thu 25th February 2021 - Mon 1st March 2021 at Random Venue 80

    King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in approximately 1595. It is based on the life of King Richard II of England and is the first part of a…

  • The Taming of the Shrew - Grumio

    20:00, Tue 23rd March 2021 - Sun 28th March 2021 at Random Venue 42

    The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1592.
    The play begins with a framing device, often referred to as the Induction, in which a…

  • The Book of Mormon - Publicity Designer

    15:00, Thu 1st April 2021 - Sun 4th April 2021 at Adelphi Theatre
    14:30, Thu 8th April 2021 - Sun 11th April 2021 at Adelphi Theatre
    20:00, Thu 15th April 2021 - Sun 18th April 2021 at Adelphi Theatre

    The Book of Mormon is a religious satire musical with book, lyrics, and music by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone. Best known for creating the animated comedy South Park, Parker and Stone co-cr…

  • The Comedy of Errors - Director

    21:00, Tue 20th April 2021 - Sun 25th April 2021 at Almeida Theatre

    The Comedy of Errors is one of William Shakespeare's earliest plays. It is his shortest and one of his most farcical comedies, with a major part of the humour coming from slapstick and mistaken identity…

  • Waiting for Godot - Lighting Designer

    20:30, Wed 23rd June 2021 - Sun 27th June 2021 at Random Venue 6
    20:45, Wed 30th June 2021 - Sun 4th July 2021 at Random Venue 6
    16:15, Wed 7th July 2021 - Sun 11th July 2021 at Random Venue 6

    Waiting for Godot is an absurdist play by Samuel Beckett, in which two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, wait endlessly and in vain for the arrival of someone named Godot. Godot's absence, as well as…

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