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Maggie Smith

Dame Margaret Natalie "Maggie" Smith, DBE is an English film, stage and television actress. She made her stage debut in 1952 and has had an extensive career in stage, film and television spanning over sixty years. She has won numerous awards for acting, including seven BAFTA Awards, two Academy Awards, three Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards and a Tony Award. Smith is one the few actresses to have won the Triple Crown of Acting. Her critically acclaimed films include Othello, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Travels with My Aunt, California Suite, Clash of the Titans, A Room with a View, Gosford Park and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. She has also appeared in a number of widely popular films, including Hook, both Sister Act films, and as Professor Minerva McGonagall in the Harry Potter film series. She currently stars in the critically acclaimed drama Downton Abbey as Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess of Grantham, for which she has won a Golden Globe and two consecutive Emmy awards. In September 2012, she was honoured with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival’s Legacy Award. She accepted the award, presented to her by Christopher Plummer, in a star-studded ceremony at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel.


Maggie Smith is preparing for

  • No Exit - Producer

    20:45, Sun 28th July 2019 - Thu 1st August 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    21:00, Sun 4th August 2019 - Thu 8th August 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    20:15, Sun 11th August 2019 - Thu 15th August 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    No Exit is a 1944 existentialist French play by Jean-Paul Sartre. The original title is the French equivalent of the legal term in camera, referring to a private discussion behind closed doors; Englis…

  • The Imaginary Invalid - Costume Designer

    21:00, Sun 15th September 2019 - Wed 18th September 2019 at Random Venue 5

    The Imaginary Invalid is a three-act comédie-ballet by the French playwright Molière with dance sequences and musical interludes by Marc-Antoine Charpentier. It premiered on 10 February 1673 at the Th…

  • Shrek the Musical - Publicist

    22:30, Sun 29th September 2019 - Fri 4th October 2019 at Random Venue 23
    21:00, Sun 6th October 2019 - Fri 11th October 2019 at Random Venue 23
    21:00, Sun 13th October 2019 - Fri 18th October 2019 at Random Venue 23

    Shrek the Musical is a musical with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. It is based on the 2001 DreamWorks film Shrek and William Steig's 1990 book Shrek!. After …

  • Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead - King Claudius

    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…

  • Sunset Boulevard - Manfred

    19:45, Sun 27th October 2019 - Wed 30th October 2019 at Royal Opera House, London

    Sunset Boulevard is a musical with book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Based on the 1950 film of the same title, the plot revolves around Norma Desmo…

  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Lacey

    15:15, Sat 11th January 2020 - Thu 16th January 2020 at Haymarket Theatre

    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a play by Tennessee Williams. One of Williams's best-known works and his personal favorite, the play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1955. Set in the "plantation…

  • Measure for Measure - Producer

    19:15, Sat 22nd February 2020 - Tue 25th February 2020 at Royal Court Theatre

    Measure for Measure is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604. It was classified as comedy, but its mood defies those expectations. As a result and for a variety …

  • Bye Bye Birdie - Kim McAfee

    20:45, Mon 6th April 2020 - Thu 9th April 2020 at The Old Vic

    Bye Bye Birdie is a stage musical with a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams, and music by Charles Strouse. Originally titled Let's Go Steady, the satire on American society is set in 19…

  • We Will Rock You - Trumpet

    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…

  • Urinetown - Clarinet, Tiny Tom

    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…

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