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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

  • The Music Man - Cello

    21:00, Thu 2nd July 2020 - Mon 6th July 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    21:00, Thu 9th July 2020 - Mon 13th July 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    20:15, Thu 16th July 2020 - Mon 20th July 2020 at Savoy Theatre

    The Music Man is a musical with book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey. The plot concerns con man Harold Hill, who poses as a boys' band organizer…

  • The Two Gentlemen of Verona - Antonio

    21:00, Wed 2nd September 2020 - Sat 5th September 2020 at Barbican Centre
    20:45, Wed 9th September 2020 - Sat 12th September 2020 at Barbican Centre
    15:45, Wed 16th September 2020 - Sat 19th September 2020 at Barbican Centre

    The Two Gentlemen of Verona is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1590 or 1591. It is considered by some to be Shakespeare's first play, and is often seen as showing his…

  • Avenue Q - Kate Monster

    20:15, Wed 9th September 2020 - Mon 14th September 2020 at Adelphi Theatre

    Avenue Q is an American musical in two acts, conceived by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, who wrote the music and lyrics. The book was written by Jeff Whitty and the show was directed by Jason Moore. Avenue…

  • Anything Goes - Moonface Martin

    19:30, Tue 3rd November 2020 - Sun 8th November 2020 at Random Venue 5

    Anything Goes is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The original book was a collaborative effort by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse, heavily revised by the team of Howard Lindsay and Russel…

  • Godspell - Sound Designer

    10:15, Thu 5th November 2020 - Sun 8th November 2020 at The Old Vic

    Godspell is a musical by Stephen Schwartz and a book by John-Michael Tebelak. It opened off Broadway on May 17, 1971, and has played in various touring companies and revivals many times since, including…

  • Hairspray - Seaweed J Stupps

    11:15, Wed 18th November 2020 - Sat 21st November 2020 at Random Venue 12

    Hairspray is a musical with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray. The songs include…

  • Julius Caesar - Gaius Trebonius

    20:00, Thu 3rd December 2020 - Mon 7th December 2020 at Royal Court Theatre

    The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1599. It portrays the 44 BC conspiracy against the Roman dictator Julius Caesar, his assassination and…

  • Company - Clarinet

    19:15, Tue 5th January 2021 - Sun 10th January 2021 at Almeida Theatre

    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.
    Origin…

  • Carousel - Billy Bigelow

    21:00, Tue 1st June 2021 - Sat 5th June 2021 at Haymarket Theatre
    20:45, Tue 8th June 2021 - Sat 12th June 2021 at Haymarket Theatre
    15:30, Tue 15th June 2021 - Sat 19th June 2021 at Haymarket Theatre

    Carousel is the second musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The 1945 work was adapted from Ferenc Molnár's 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the Maine…

  • A Raisin in the Sun - Lena Younger

    20:15, Tue 8th June 2021 - Fri 11th June 2021 at London Palladium

    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 experiences in…

  • Mamma Mia! - Violin

    15:15, Tue 29th June 2021 - Sat 3rd July 2021 at Random Venue 37

    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…

  • The Tempest - Ariel

    20:15, Wed 4th August 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1610–11, and thought by many critics to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone. It is set on a remote island, where…

  • In the Heights - Master Carpenter

    20:30, Wed 11th August 2021 - Sat 14th August 2021 at Random Venue 78

    In the Heights is a musical with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes. The story is set over the course of three days, involving an ensemble cast of characters in…

  • Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark - Peter Parker

    20:15, Tue 28th September 2021 at Globe Theatre, London

    Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark is a 2011 rock musical with music and lyrics by U2's Bono and The Edge and a book by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger, and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The musical is based on the Spid…

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