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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

  • Starlight Express - Lighting Designer

    20:30, Tue 28th July 2020 - Sat 1st August 2020 at Random Venue 7

    Starlight Express is a rock musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Stilgoe and Arlene Phillips, with revisions by Don Black, David Yazbek and Alistair Lloyd Webber & Nick Coler. The story follows a…

  • The Pajama Game - Pop

    21:00, Sun 9th August 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    The Pajama Game is a musical based on the novel 7½ Cents by Richard Bissell. It features a score by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. The story deals with labor troubles in a pajama factory, where worker…

  • Jesus Christ Superstar - Judas Iscariot

    20:45, Sun 16th August 2020 at Almeida Theatre

    Jesus Christ Superstar is a rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Tim Rice. The musical started as a rock opera concept recording before its first staging on Broadway in 1971. The musical…

  • Equus - Alan Strang

    20:45, Sun 13th September 2020 at The Old Vic

    Equus is a play by Peter Shaffer written in 1973, telling the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious fascination with horses.
    Shaffer was inspired…

  • The Misanthrope - Clitandre

    19:30, Tue 29th December 2020 - Mon 4th January 2021 at Savoy Theatre

    The Misanthrope, or the Cantankerous Lover is a 17th-century comedy of manners in verse written by Molière. It was first performed on 4 June 1666 at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal, Paris by the King's Play…

  • Billy Elliot the Musical - Technical Director, Production Manager

    19:45, Tue 29th December 2020 - Mon 4th January 2021 at Barbican Centre

    Billy Elliot the Musical is a musical based on the 2000 film Billy Elliot. The music is by Elton John, and book and lyrics are by Lee Hall, who wrote the film's screenplay. The plot revolves around moth…

  • Glengarry Glen Ross - Producer

    19:45, Wed 30th December 2020 - Sun 3rd January 2021 at Almeida Theatre
    19:30, Wed 6th January 2021 - Sun 10th January 2021 at Almeida Theatre
    20:00, Wed 13th January 2021 - Sun 17th January 2021 at Almeida Theatre

    Glengarry Glen Ross is a play by David Mamet that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1984. The play shows parts of two days in the lives of four desperate Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to engage…

  • The Rocky Horror Show - Columbia - A Groupie, Drums

    20:30, Thu 29th April 2021 - Sun 2nd May 2021 at Barbican Centre

    The Rocky Horror Show is a musical with music, lyrics and a book by Richard O'Brien. A humorous tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the late 1940s through early 1970s, the musical tell…

  • Doctor Faustus - Faust

    21:00, Wed 16th June 2021 - Sat 19th June 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is a play by Christopher Marlowe, based on the Faust story, in which a man sells his soul…

  • West Side Story - Master Carpenter

    21:00, Thu 15th July 2021 - Mon 19th July 2021 at Barbican Centre

    West Side Story is an American musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and conception and choreography by Jerome Robbins. It was inspired by Willi…

  • Lysistrata - Stratyllis

    21:00, Sat 17th July 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre

    Lysistrata is one of the few surviving plays written by Aristophanes. Originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC, it is a comic account of one woman's extraordinary mission to end The Peloponnes…

  • Mamma Mia! - Producer

    20:15, Thu 2nd September 2021 - Mon 6th September 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre

    Mamma Mia! is a stage musical written by British playwright Catherine Johnson, based on the songs of ABBA, composed by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, former members of the band. The title of the…

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