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Brian Blessed

 
Brian Blessed Headshot

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Return London Engagement, 2018
Space Lord (voice only)
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Baron Bomburst
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1989
John Freeman
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1981
Bustopher
Deuteronomy

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Return London Engagement, 2018
Space Lord (voice only)

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Baron Bomburst

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1989
John Freeman

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1981
Bustopher

Deuteronomy


Brian Blessed Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1981 - Actor of the Year in a Musical
Brian Blessed, Cats

Brian Blessed News

Cast Announced for BUSMAN'S HONEYMOON at The Mill at Sonning Theatre Photo Cast Announced for BUSMAN'S HONEYMOON at The Mill at Sonning Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022

The cast is today announced for ‘Busman’s Honeymoon’, a whodunnit with thrills and humour by Dorothy L. Sayers & Muriel St. Clare Byrne, directed by Brian Blessed at the Mill at Sonning Theatre.

Original Cast Of Hit BBC Favourite 'ALLO 'ALLO Head For The Bowdon Rooms Photo Original Cast Of Hit BBC Favourite 'ALLO 'ALLO Head For The Bowdon Rooms
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 25, 2021

'Allo 'Allo – members of the original cast of the popular BBC comedy are set to reunite to delight audiences at The Bowdon Rooms this summer.

The Bowdon Rooms Given The Green Light To Open Its Doors Next Week Photo The Bowdon Rooms Given The Green Light To Open Its Doors Next Week
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2021

Final preparations are underway at The Bowdon Rooms in Altrincham ahead of the venue opening to the public next week with a fantastic inaugural season of shows and events.

Have Dinner With Brian Blessed O.B.E. This Summer at New Altrincham Venue Photo Have Dinner With Brian Blessed O.B.E. This Summer at New Altrincham Venue
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2021

North West audiences have the opportunity to spend An Intimate Evening With Brian Blessed this summer. The actor, writer, presenter, raconteur and force of nature will visit The Bowdon Rooms in Altrincham for the unique event on Saturday, September 4.

New Altrincham Venue The Bowdon Rooms Prepares To Open With Some Shows Sold Out Photo New Altrincham Venue The Bowdon Rooms Prepares To Open With Some Shows Sold Out
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2021

Cheshire's newest live event venue is set to open in four weeks – and the demand for tickets has already seen some shows sold out.

The Mill at Sonning Secures £448,580 From The Culture Recovery Fund and Announces Fi Photo The Mill at Sonning Secures £448,580 From The Culture Recovery Fund and Announces Five In-House Productions
by Stephi Wild - Apr 7, 2021

The Mill at Sonning, the UK's only dinner theatre, has received a grant of £448,550 from the Government's £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen.

New North West Live Events Venue Launches Ahead Of Lockdown Lift Photo New North West Live Events Venue Launches Ahead Of Lockdown Lift
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2021

A new live event venue for the North West has been launched – and is ready to welcome audiences and visitors this Summer as soon as lockdown restrictions have been lifted.

2021 Off West End Award Winners Announced Photo 2021 Off West End Award Winners Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2021

In this ‘special circumstances’ year, the Offies 2021 Awards Ceremony celebrated the creativity and resilience of our artists in fringe, alternative and independent theatre in a time of crisis who have found new ways to produce fresh and inventive work for thousands of stay-at-home audiences.

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Jermyn Street Theatre Online Photo BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Jermyn Street Theatre Online
by Louise Penn - Dec 20, 2020

In a season of numerous versions of A Christmas Carol, modern or traditional, musical or dramatic, streamed or live, with puppets or people, this production from the Guildford Shakespeare Company and Jermyn Street Theatre is a welcome addition to festivities.

Brian Blessed and Penelope Keith Lead Cast Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Jermyn Street Thea Photo Brian Blessed and Penelope Keith Lead Cast Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Jermyn Street Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2020

This December, Jermyn Street Theatre have teamed up with Guildford Shakespeare Company to present Charles Dickens' thrilling story of compassion and redemption in a special online adaptation by NAYLAH AHMED.

Brian Blessed Videos

VIDEO: Ed Asner, Dianne Warren, and More Endorse Bill to End Use of Wild Animals in Traveling Circuses in the US
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Representatives Ryan Costello (R-PA) and Raul Grijalva (DA-AZ) have introduced the Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act (TEAPSPA) to Congress a bill backed by Animal Defenders International (ADI) that, if passed, would end the use of wild and exotic animals in traveling shows in the US.

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Trailer for PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 23, 2011

THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS is coming to theaters on March 30, 2012 from Sony Pictures. The family adventure is directed by Peter Lord and Jeff Newitt and written by Gideon Defoe. The cast includes Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven, Brian Blessed, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, David Tennant, Ashley Jensen, Martin Freeman, Imelda Staunton and Russell Tovey.

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Trailer for THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 20, 2011

THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS is coming to theaters on March 30, 2012 from Sony Pictures. The animated adventure family film is directed by Peter Lord and Jeff Newitt and stars the voices of Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Salma Hayek, and Jeremy Piven


Brian Blessed Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Brian Blessed been in?
Brian Blessed has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Brian Blessed been in?
Brian Blessed has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

What was Brian Blessed's first West End show?
Brian Blessed's first West End show was Cats which opened in 1981

What awards has Brian Blessed been nominated for?
Actor of the Year in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Cats .