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Roddy McDowall

Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude "Roddy" McDowall was an English actor, film director, photographer and voice artist. His film roles included Cornelius and Caesar in the Planet of the Apes film series. He began his long acting career as a child in How Green Was My Valley, My Friend Flicka and Lassie Come Home, and as an adult appeared most frequently as a character actor on stage and television. He served in several positions on the Board of Governors for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences as well as contributing to various charities related to the film industry and film preservation.


Roddy McDowall is preparing for

  • Nathan the Wise - Costume Designer

    19:45, Sat 15th February 2020 - Wed 19th February 2020 at Noël Coward Theatre

    Nathan the Wise is a play published by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing in 1779. It is a fervent plea for religious tolerance. Its performance was forbidden by the church during Lessing's lifetime; it was fir…

  • The Tempest - Stephano

    19:15, Sun 16th February 2020 - Wed 19th February 2020 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, wher…

  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - Costume Designer

    19:45, Sat 22nd February 2020 - Wed 26th February 2020 at Random Venue 85
    12:00, Sat 29th February 2020 - Wed 4th March 2020 at Random Venue 85
    19:45, Sat 7th March 2020 - Wed 11th March 2020 at Random Venue 85

    The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a long one-act musical comedy conceived by Rebecca Feldman with music and lyrics by William Finn, a book by Rachel Sheinkin and additional material by Jay…

  • Cabaret - Director

    15:15, Sun 15th March 2020 - Thu 19th March 2020 at Barbican Centre
    19:15, Sun 22nd March 2020 - Thu 26th March 2020 at Barbican Centre
    19:30, Sun 29th March 2020 - Thu 2nd April 2020 at Barbican Centre

    Cabaret is a musical based on a book written by Christopher Isherwood, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb. The 1966 Broadway production became a hit and spawned a 1972 film as well as numerou…

  • The Winter's Tale - Autolycus

    20:45, Sat 20th June 2020 - Wed 24th June 2020 at Crucible Theatre

    The Winter's Tale is a play by William Shakespeare, originally published in the First Folio of 1623. Although it was grouped among the comedies, some modern editors have relabelled the play as one of …

  • Grease - Production Manager

    14:15, Sun 21st June 2020 - Wed 24th June 2020 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. The musical is named for the 1950s United States working-class youth subculture known as greasers. The musical, set in 1959 at fictional Rydell…

  • Faust - Publicity Designer

    20:45, Sat 4th July 2020 - Thu 9th July 2020 at Random Venue 45

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust is a tragic play in two parts: Faust. Der Tragödie erster Teil and Faust. Der Tragödie zweiter Teil. Although rarely staged in its entirety, it is the play with the …

  • A Streetcar Named Desire - Stella Kowalski

    15:15, Fri 31st July 2020 - Thu 6th August 2020 at Adelphi Theatre
    20:45, Fri 7th August 2020 - Thu 13th August 2020 at Adelphi Theatre
    20:45, Fri 14th August 2020 - Thu 20th August 2020 at Adelphi Theatre

    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…

  • Sister Act the Musical - Sister Mary Robert

    20:45, Thu 17th September 2020 at Royal Court Theatre
    20:45, Sun 20th September 2020 at Gielgud Theatre
    18:15, Tue 22nd September 2020 at London Palladium
    20:45, Fri 25th September 2020 at Crucible Theatre
    20:15, Sat 26th September 2020 at Random Venue 12

    Sister Act is a musical written by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane, with lyrics by Glenn Slater and music by Alan Menken. It is based on …

  • The Lady of the Camellias - Technical Director, Publicity Designer

    19:15, Sat 21st November 2020 - Wed 25th November 2020 at Crucible Theatre
    19:30, Sat 28th November 2020 - Wed 2nd December 2020 at Crucible Theatre
    19:15, Sat 5th December 2020 - Wed 9th December 2020 at Crucible Theatre

    The Lady of the Camellias is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils, first published in 1848, and subsequently adapted for the stage. The Lady of the Camellias premiered at the Théâtre du Vaudeville in Pari…

  • Peer Gynt - Lighting Designer, Set Designer

    20:00, Sun 6th December 2020 - Thu 10th December 2020 at Savoy Theatre

    Peer Gynt is a five-act play in verse by the Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen, loosely based on the fairy tale Per Gynt. Written in the Dano-Norwegian language, it is the most widely performed Norwegi…

  • The Miser - Mistress Claude

    20:00, Fri 18th December 2020 - Wed 23rd December 2020 at Chichester Festival Theatre

    The Miser is a five-act comedy in prose by the French playwright Molière. It was first performed on September 9, 1668, in the theatre of the Palais-Royal in Paris.

  • The Imaginary Invalid - Publicity Designer

    19:15, Sun 27th December 2020 - Thu 31st December 2020 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    19:45, Sun 3rd January 2021 - Thu 7th January 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    19:30, Sun 10th January 2021 - Thu 14th January 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    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…

  • Hello, Dolly! - Technical Director

    20:00, Fri 12th February 2021 - Thu 18th February 2021 at Noël Coward Theatre

    Hello, Dolly! is a musical with lyrics and music by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart, based on Thornton Wilder's 1938 farce The Merchant of Yonkers, which Wilder revised and retitled The Mat…

  • Assassins - Samuel Byck

    21:00, Fri 2nd April 2021 - Tue 6th April 2021 at Haymarket Theatre

    Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. It uses the premise of a murderous carnival game to produce a revue-…

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