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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.


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  • A Raisin in the Sun - Publicity Designer

    20:45, Sun 4th August 2019 - Thu 8th August 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    12:00, Sun 11th August 2019 - Thu 15th August 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    21:00, Sun 18th August 2019 - Thu 22nd August 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    A Raisin in the Sun is a play by Lorraine Hansberry that debuted on Broadway in 1959. The title comes from the poem "Harlem" by Langston Hughes. The story is based upon a black family's…

  • Mary Stuart - Earl of Shrewsbury

    15:15, Thu 15th August 2019 at Savoy Theatre
    21:00, Fri 16th August 2019 at Random Venue 84
    20:30, Mon 19th August 2019 at Crucible Theatre
    20:30, Thu 22nd August 2019 at The Old Vic
    21:00, Fri 23rd August 2019 at Gielgud Theatre

    Mary Stuart is a play by Friedrich Schiller that depicts the last days of Mary, Queen of Scots. The play consists of five acts, each divided into several scenes. The play had its première in Weimar, G…

  • Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead - The Player

    20:15, Mon 14th October 2019 - Thu 17th October 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    20:30, Mon 21st October 2019 - Thu 24th October 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    19:30, Mon 28th October 2019 - Thu 31st October 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is an absurdist, existentialist tragicomedy by Tom Stoppard, first staged at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1966. The play expands upon the exploits of two mino…

  • Dreamgirls - Marty Madison

    19:15, Sun 1st December 2019 - Wed 4th December 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    20:00, Sun 8th December 2019 - Wed 11th December 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    10:30, Sun 15th December 2019 - Wed 18th December 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Dreamgirls is a Broadway musical, with music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen. Based upon the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelle…

  • Miss Saigon - Trombone

    20:15, Mon 4th May 2020 - Thu 7th May 2020 at Royal Opera House, London
    20:15, Mon 11th May 2020 - Thu 14th May 2020 at Royal Opera House, London
    12:30, Mon 18th May 2020 - Thu 21st May 2020 at Royal Opera House, London

    Miss Saigon is a musical by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil, with lyrics by Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr. It is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, and similarly tells …

  • The Government Inspector - Director

    11:30, Sat 6th June 2020 - Tue 9th June 2020 at Royal Court Theatre

    The Government Inspector, also known as The Inspector General, is a satirical play by the Ukrainian-born Russian dramatist and novelist Nikolai Gogol. Originally published in 1836, the play was revise…

  • We Will Rock You - Lighting Designer

    17:30, Sun 7th June 2020 - Wed 10th June 2020 at Barbican Centre

    We Will Rock You is a musical based on the songs of Queen with a book by Ben Elton. The musical tells the story of a group of Bohemians who struggle to restore the free exchange of thought, fashion, a…

  • The Merchant of Venice - Shylock

    20:15, Sun 28th June 2020 - Fri 3rd July 2020 at Random Venue 76
    20:15, Sun 5th July 2020 - Fri 10th July 2020 at Random Venue 76
    22:15, Sun 12th July 2020 - Fri 17th July 2020 at Random Venue 76

    The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1596 and 1598. Though classified as a comedy in the First Folio and sharing certain aspects with Shakespe…

  • Elisabeth - Cardinal Archbishop Rauscher

    21:00, Wed 15th July 2020 at Haymarket Theatre

    Elisabeth is a Viennese, German-language musical commissioned by the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien, with book/lyrics by Michael Kunze and music by Sylvester Levay. It portrays the life and death of Empress E…

  • Henry IV, Part 1 - Director

    20:30, Sun 26th July 2020 - Thu 30th July 2020 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    Henry IV, Part 1 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than 1597. It is the second play in Shakespeare's tetralogy dealing with the successive reigns of…

  • Spamalot - Brother Maynard

    20:30, Sun 6th September 2020 - Fri 11th September 2020 at Adelphi Theatre
    20:30, Sun 13th September 2020 - Fri 18th September 2020 at Adelphi Theatre
    17:30, Sun 20th September 2020 - Fri 25th September 2020 at Adelphi Theatre

    Monty Python's Spamalot is a musical comedy "lovingly ripped off from" the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Like the film, it is a highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Le…

  • Urinetown - Penelope Pennywise

    19:45, Sat 21st November 2020 - Wed 25th November 2020 at Globe Theatre, London

    Urinetown: The Musical is a satirical comedy musical, with music by Mark Hollmann, lyrics by Hollmann and Greg Kotis, and book by Kotis. It satirizes the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibil…

  • Funny Girl - Drums

    20:00, Mon 23rd November 2020 - Fri 27th November 2020 at Random Venue 23

    Funny Girl is a musical with a book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Bob Merrill. The semi-biographical plot is based on the life and career of Broadway, film star and comedienne …

  • A Streetcar Named Desire - Stella Kowalski

    14:15, Sat 28th November 2020 - Thu 3rd December 2020 at Random Venue 44

    A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1947 play written by American playwright Tennessee Williams for which he received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948. The play opened on Broadway on December 3, 1947, a…

  • Blood Brothers - Horn

    13:30, Sat 19th December 2020 at Barbican Centre

    Blood Brothers is a musical with musics, lyrics and a book by Willy Russell, based loosely on the 1844 novella The Corsican Brothers by Alexandre Dumas. The story is a contemporary nature vs. nurture …

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