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Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths, OBE was an English actor of stage, film and television. He received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play, the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actor and a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play, all for his role in the play The History Boys. He was also known for his portrayal of Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter films, Uncle Monty in Withnail and I, Henry Crabbe in Pie in the Sky, and King George II in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. He also appeared as a British journalist in Richard Attenborough's Oscar-winning 1982 film Gandhi.

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Richard Griffiths is preparing for

  • Jesus Christ Superstar - Cello

    20:45, Sat 10th August 2019 - Fri 16th August 2019 at The Old Vic

    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 i…

  • A Little Night Music - Costume Designer

    21:00, Sat 12th October 2019 - Thu 17th October 2019 at Royal Court Theatre

    A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. Inspired by the Ingmar Bergman film Smiles of a Summer Night, it involves the romantic lives of se…

  • Mamma Mia! - Technical Director

    20:15, Sun 13th October 2019 - Wed 16th October 2019 at Crucible 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 m…

  • Cats - Jellylorum

    18:00, Sun 8th March 2020 - Thu 12th March 2020 at Random Venue 73
    19:45, Sun 15th March 2020 - Thu 19th March 2020 at Random Venue 73
    20:00, Sun 22nd March 2020 - Thu 26th March 2020 at Random Venue 73

    Cats is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night t…

  • Guys and Dolls - Cello

    10:45, Wed 11th March 2020 at Gielgud Theatre

    Guys and Dolls is a musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. It is based on "The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" and "Blood Pressure" – tw…

  • All's Well That Ends Well - Lighting Designer

    18:15, Sat 28th March 2020 - Fri 3rd April 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    21:00, Sat 4th April 2020 - Fri 10th April 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    21:00, Sat 11th April 2020 - Fri 17th April 2020 at Savoy Theatre

    All's Well That Ends Well is a play by William Shakespeare. It is traditionally believed to have been written between 1604 and 1605, and was originally published in the First Folio in 1623. Thoug…

  • The Book of Mormon - Mafala Hatimbi

    18:30, Sat 9th May 2020 - Fri 15th May 2020 at Noël Coward 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-…

  • We Will Rock You - Brit

    20:15, Sat 9th May 2020 - Fri 15th May 2020 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    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…

  • Noises Off - Selsdon Mowbray

    20:30, Sat 16th May 2020 - Tue 19th May 2020 at Royal Opera House, London

    Noises Off is a 1982 play by the English playwright Michael Frayn. The idea for it came in 1970, when Frayn was watching from the wings a performance of The Two of Us, a farce that he had written for …

  • Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead - Gertrude

    20:15, Sun 24th May 2020 - Fri 29th May 2020 at London Palladium

    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…

  • Legally Blonde: The Musical - Warner Huntington III, Horn

    21:15, Mon 20th July 2020 - Thu 23rd July 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    20:30, Mon 27th July 2020 - Thu 30th July 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    22:00, Mon 3rd August 2020 - Thu 6th August 2020 at Savoy Theatre

    Legally Blonde is a musical with music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin and book by Heather Hach. The story is based on the novel Legally Blonde by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film …

  • Henry IV, Part 1 - Producer, Technical 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…

  • The Trojan Women - Producer

    20:30, Sat 24th October 2020 - Tue 27th October 2020 at Royal Opera House, London
    19:45, Sat 31st October 2020 - Tue 3rd November 2020 at Royal Opera House, London
    19:15, Sat 7th November 2020 - Tue 10th November 2020 at Royal Opera House, London

    The Trojan Women, also known as Troades, is a tragedy by the Greek playwright Euripides. Produced in 415 BC during the Peloponnesian War, it is often considered a commentary on the capture of the Aege…

  • A Streetcar Named Desire - Stanley 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…

  • The Odd Couple - Technical Director

    20:00, Sat 16th January 2021 - Thu 21st January 2021 at Adelphi Theatre

    The Odd Couple is a play by Neil Simon. Following its premiere on Broadway in 1965, the characters were revived in a successful 1968 film and 1970s television series, as well as other derivative works…

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