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Alex Bourne

 
Bio:
Alex Bourne recently reprised his performance as ‘Oliver Warbucks’ after playing the role in this production of “Annie” in the West End, Toronto and on the 2015/16 tour. His many other West End credits include ‘Danny’ in “Grease”, ‘The Beast’ in “Beauty and the Beast”, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Alex Bourne recently reprised his performance as ‘Oliver Warbucks’ after playing the role in this production of “Annie” in the West End, Toronto and on the 2015/16 tour. His many other West End credits include ‘Danny’ in “Grease”, ‘The Beast’ in “Beauty and the Beast”, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Return London Engagement, 2018
Lex
  [West End]
Piccadilly Theatre London Revival, 2017
Daddy Warbucks
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Khashoggi [Replacement]

Productions

 
[West End, 2012]
Performer

Photos

Alex Bourne, Ruby Stokes, Craig Revel Horwood, Nancy Allsop, and Jonny Fines Photo

Alex Bourne, Ruby Stokes, Craig Revel Horwood, Nancy Allsop, and Jonny Fines

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10/03/2017
Alex Bourne, David Ian, Ruby Stokes, Miranda Hart and Michael Harrison Photo

Alex Bourne, David Ian, Ruby Stokes, Miranda Hart and Michael Harrison

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06/06/2017
Alex Bourne, Ruby Stokes and Miranda Hart Photo

Alex Bourne, Ruby Stokes and Miranda Hart

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06/06/2017
Madeleine Haynes, Alex Bourne, Ruby Stokes and Lola Moxom Photo

Madeleine Haynes, Alex Bourne, Ruby Stokes and Lola Moxom

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06/06/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Return London Engagement, 2018
Lex

  [West End]
Piccadilly Theatre London Revival, 2017
Daddy Warbucks

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Khashoggi [Replacement]

Productions

Performer

Alex Bourne Biography

Alex Bourne recently reprised his performance as ‘Oliver Warbucks’ after playing the role in this production of “Annie” in the West End, Toronto and on the 2015/16 tour. His many other West End credits include ‘Danny’ in “Grease”, ‘The Beast’ in “Beauty and the Beast”, ‘Billy Flynn’ in “Chicago”, ‘Khashoggi’ in “We Will Rock You” and ‘Fred/Petruchio’ in “Kiss Me, Kate” for which he received an Olivier Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical. His other credits include ‘Daryl Van Horne’ in “The Witches of Eastwick” and the Watermill Theatre, for which he received a TMA nomination for Best Actor, ‘Sam Michael’ in the national tour of “Mamma Mia!” and ‘Lex Hogan’ in “Eugenius!” at the Other Palace.

Alex Bourne Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2013 - Best Actor in a Musical
Alex BourneKiss Me, Kate

Alex Bourne News

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY, King's Theatre, Glasgow Photo BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Fiona Scott - Mar 29, 2022

Hairspray has returned to Glasgow at the nicest “Kings” in town! The show follows the antics of aspiring teen dancer, Tracy Turner, and her dreams of dancing on TV and ending segregation in her 1960s Baltimore community.

John Thomson Will Join HAIRSPRAY at Blackpool Winter Gardens This Christmas Photo John Thomson Will Join HAIRSPRAY at Blackpool Winter Gardens This Christmas
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2021

Television and comedy star John Thomson (Cold Feet, The Fast Show) will join the smash hit UK tour of Hairspray as Wilbur Turnblad this Christmas for three weeks at Blackpool Winter Gardens (13 December – 2 January).

Brenda Edwards, Norman Pace and Alex Bourne Will Star in HAIRSPRAY at Theatre Royal B Photo Brenda Edwards, Norman Pace and Alex Bourne Will Star in HAIRSPRAY at Theatre Royal Brighton
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2021

It has been announced that musical theatre star and television presenter Brenda Edwards (Chicago, We Will Rock You, The X Factor, Loose Women and Songs of Praise) will star as Motormouth Maybelle in the UK and Ireland tour of Hairspray.  Comedy legend Norman Pace (ITV's The Hale and Pace Show) will play Wilbur Turnblad alongside West End leading man Alex Bourne (Annie, Mamma Mia!, We Will Rock You) as Edna Turnblad.

West End SUNSET BOULEVARD Concert Premieres Tonight, Starring Ramin Karimloo, Mazz Mu Photo West End SUNSET BOULEVARD Concert Premieres Tonight, Starring Ramin Karimloo, Mazz Murray, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2021

The concerts will feature a 28- piece socially-distanced orchestra playing David Cullen & Andrew Lloyd Webber'S original orchestrations. The concerts are directed by Jordan Murphy and conducted by Alex Parker. It will feature choreography by Joanna Goodwin, lighting by Jack Weir, sound design by Paul Smith.

West End SUNSET BOULEARD Concert Adds Ramin Karimloo Photo West End SUNSET BOULEARD Concert Adds Ramin Karimloo
by A.A. Cristi - May 14, 2021

Tony and Olivier Award-nominee, Ramin Karimloo, will join the upcoming concerts of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece Sunset Boulevard Alexandra Palace Theatre!

DISTANCED Returns For Season 2 Photo DISTANCED Returns For Season 2
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2021

Following on from the huge success of the Award Nominated first series, Distanced. is back with Distanced 2. which will again examine people's lives as they continue to navigate the pandemic.

Brenda Edwards, Norman Pace and Alex Bourne Join The Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour Photo Brenda Edwards, Norman Pace and Alex Bourne Join The Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2021

Musical theatre star and television presenter Brenda Edwards (Chicago, We Will Rock You, The X Factor, Loose Women and Songs of Praise) will star as Motormouth Maybelle in the UK and Ireland tour of Hairspray. 

Video Flashback: 'It's a Hard Knock Life' From Mirvish's ANNIE in 2018 Photo Video Flashback: 'It's a Hard Knock Life' From Mirvish's ANNIE in 2018
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2020

Mirvish has posted a throwback video of its production of Annie that took place in 2018. 

Lesley Joseph, Dianne Pilkington, Joseph Millson and More Star in DISTANCED. Written  Photo Lesley Joseph, Dianne Pilkington, Joseph Millson and More Star in DISTANCED. Written and Directed by Mark Goldthorp
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2020

Distanced. is a series of intimate scenes set during lockdown which will be released for free on YouTube every Friday starting on the 9th October, featuring some of the industry's best loved names. Written and Directed by Mark Goldthorp and filmed & edited by Alex Bourne, the scenes released will reflect life as it was during lockdown.

Alexandra Palace Theatre Will Present Two Socially-Distanced Concert Performances of  Photo Alexandra Palace Theatre Will Present Two Socially-Distanced Concert Performances of SUNSET BOULEVARD
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2020

For two socially-distanced concert performances only, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony AwardŸ-winning masterpiece Sunset Boulevard comes to Alexandra Palace Theatre! Performances take place on October 25.

Alex Bourne Videos

Video Flashback: 'It's a Hard Knock Life' From Mirvish's ANNIE in 2018 VideoVideo Flashback: 'It's a Hard Knock Life' From Mirvish's ANNIE in 2018
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2020

Mirvish has posted a throwback video of its production of Annie that took place in 2018. 

VIDEO: WE WILL ROCK YOU Cast Members Perform Virtual 'Bohemian Rhapsody' With Brian M VideoVIDEO: WE WILL ROCK YOU Cast Members Perform Virtual 'Bohemian Rhapsody' With Brian May
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2020

For the first time ever the casts of over 10 years of We Will Rock You past and present, from productions all over the world,  join together to sing one of the most sentimental Queen songs of the show. The performers were even joined by Queen guitarist Brian May!

VIDEO: The Sun Comes Out with ANNIE at the Mirvish Theater! VideoVIDEO: The Sun Comes Out with ANNIE at the Mirvish Theater!
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2018

Performances for ANNIE THE MUSICAL begin tonight, Tuesday April 24 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre! ANNIE is now on stage through June 3, 2018.  

VIDEO: Meet the Orphans of the Mirvish's ANNIE THE MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Meet the Orphans of the Mirvish's ANNIE THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2018

Performances for ANNIE THE MUSICAL at the Ed Mirvish Theatre begin April 24 and play through June 3, 2018. This new block of tickets will go on sale Saturday March 24, 2018. Meet the orphans in the video below!

VIDEO: The Kids of ANNIE Lament the Hard-Knock Life at the Royal Variety VideoVIDEO: The Kids of ANNIE Lament the Hard-Knock Life at the Royal Variety
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2017

The pint-sized cast of Annie performed at the Royal Variety this year. Watch the kids sing and dance their way around the orphanage in the video below!

BWW TV: Watch The Cast And Audience Members Discuss ANNIE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2017

Nikolai Foster's revival of Annie is currently playing at the Piccadilly Theatre in London's West End. The production stars Miranda Hart as Miss Hannigan, Alex Bourne as Daddy Warbucks, Holly Dale Spencer as Grace Farrell, Jonny Fines as Rooster and Djalenga Scott as Lily.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek At MIDSUMMER SONGS!
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2014

Check out the cast of new musical Midsummer Songs in this trailer! The show features Glenn Carter and Alex Bourne.

STAGE TUBE: KISS ME, KATE Comes to The Old Vic
by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2012

Trevor Nunn directs the Old Vic and Chichester Festival Theatre's production of KISS ME, KATE, with Music and lyrics by Cole Porter and Book by Sam and Bella Spewack, which opened in November at the Old Vic.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peak At Old Vic's KISS ME, KATE!
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2012

The cast includes Alex Bourne, David Burt, Adam Garcia, Clive Rowe and Hannah Waddingham, with choreography by Stephen Mear.


Alex Bourne Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Alex Bourne been in?
Alex Bourne has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Alex Bourne been in?
Alex Bourne has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Alex Bourne's first West End show?
Alex Bourne's first West End show was We Will Rock You which opened in 2002

What awards has Alex Bourne been nominated for?
Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Kiss Me, Kate .