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Claire Machin

 
Bio:
Theatre Credits include: Whore/Claire in Amour (Charing Cross Theatre); Violet Butterfield in Flowers for Mrs. Harris (Chichester Festival Theatre); Alice Beane in Titanic (UK Tour); Rosie in MAMMIA MIA! (Cyprus); Cora in Girls the Musical (Phoenix Theatre London); Barbara Castle in Made in Dagenham ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theatre Credits include: Whore/Claire in Amour (Charing Cross Theatre); Violet Butterfield in Flowers for Mrs. Harris (Chichester Festival Theatre); Alice Beane in Titanic (UK Tour); Rosie in MAMMIA MIA! (Cyprus); Cora in Girls the Musical (Phoenix Theatre London); Barbara Castle in Made in Dagenham ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Mrs. Brill
  [West End]
2021
Mrs Brill [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End New Musical, 2017
Cora
  [West End]
West End Premiere Production, 2014
Gladys
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2011
Ensemble
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2004
Ensemble

Claire Machin Biography

Theatre Credits include: Whore/Claire in Amour (Charing Cross Theatre); Violet Butterfield in Flowers for Mrs. Harris (Chichester Festival Theatre); Alice Beane in Titanic (UK Tour); Rosie in MAMMIA MIA! (Cyprus); Cora in Girls the Musical (Phoenix Theatre London); Barbara Castle in Made in Dagenham (Queens Theatre); Alice Beane in Titanic (Charing Cross Theatre); Mamma Gladys in the original cast of Memphis (Shaftesbury Theatre); Mabel in The Pajama Game (Chichester Festival Theatre & Shaftesbury Theatre); Mrs. Metcalf in Betty Blue Eyes (Novello Theatre); Widow Corney in Oliver! (Theatre Royal Drury Lane & UK Tour); Tim’s Mother & Asphynxia in Salad Days (Riverside Studios); Mamie Eisenhower in First Lady Suite (Union Theatre); Ms Darbus in High School Musical (Churchill Theatre & UK Tour); Miss Lark, Mrs Brill & Mrs Corry in the original cast of Mary Poppins (Bristol Hippodrome & Prince Edward Theatre); Clara Eynsford Hill in My Fair Lady (Theatre Royal Drury Lane); Queen Esmerelda in Sleeping Beauty (Bury St. Edmunds Theatre Royal); Les Miserables (Palace Theatre); Charlotte in Oliver! (London Palladium).

In 2017 Claire was nominated for the Laurence Olivier award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Cora in The Girls. Claire was recently nominated for an Off West End Award for Best Supporting Female in a Musical for her role has Whore/Claire in Amour. She also won the Wilma award for Best Actress in an Off-West End show for her role as Alice Beane in Titanic, and was nominated for the WhatsOnStage award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for her role as Gladys in Memphis.

Claire also performed her one woman show 'An Old Fashioned Love Story' at the New London Theatre, and is very proud of her involvement in the new orchestrations of the Broadway production of Les Miserables

TV/Film Credits include: Mrs Nathan in Vanity Fair for (ITV/Mammoth Screen); Louise in Miss Marple (BBC); Sharon in The Ritz (BBC); Les Miserables (Working Title Films), Grandma Who The Grinch for NBC.

Claire Machin Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Actress in a Musical
Claire MachinThe Girls

Claire Machin News

Photos: First Look at Louis Gaunt in MARY POPPINS Photo Photos: First Look at Louis Gaunt in MARY POPPINS
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022

All new photos have been released from the West End production of Mary Poppins, as Louis Gaunt takes over the role of Bert. Gaunt replaces Charlie Stemp whilst he performs as Bobby in the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Crazy for You this summer. 

Photos: First Look at Louis Gaunt as Bert in MARY POPPINS Photo Photos: First Look at Louis Gaunt as Bert in MARY POPPINS
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022

Beginning tonight (22 June 2022) Louis Gaunt joins the cast of Mary Poppins to play the iconic role of Bert, replacing Charlie Stemp whilst he performs as Bobby in the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Crazy for You this summer.  

Louis Gaunt Joins the Cast of MARY POPPINS as Bert Photo Louis Gaunt Joins the Cast of MARY POPPINS as Bert
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2022

Louis Gaunt will join the cast of Mary Poppins from 22 June 2022 to play the iconic role of Bert, replacing Charlie Stemp whilst he performs as Bobby in the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Crazy for You this summer. 

MARY POPPINS Extends West End Booking to 10 July 2022 Photo MARY POPPINS Extends West End Booking to 10 July 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2022

An extension to booking has been announced for the Olivier award-winning production of Mary Poppins with tickets now on sale until 10 July 2022 at the Prince Edward Theatre. 

Photos: Petula Clark Celebrates Her Birthday at MARY POPPINS Photo Photos: Petula Clark Celebrates Her Birthday at MARY POPPINS
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021

Petula Clark who currently plays Bird Woman in the West End production of Mary Poppins was surprised by the cast at the at the curtain call last night (15 November 2021) as she celebrated her birthday. 

Photos: MARY POPPINS Reopens in the West End Starring Zizi Strallen & Charlie Stemp Photo Photos: MARY POPPINS Reopens in the West End Starring Zizi Strallen & Charlie Stemp
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2021

Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the original Walt Disney film, Cameron Mackintosh and Disney’s Olivier award-winning production of Mary Poppins resumed performances at the Prince Edward Theatre on 7 August 2021 and is currently booking to 13 February 2022.

VIDEO: The Stars of MARY POPPINS Prepare to Return to the Stage! Photo VIDEO: The Stars of MARY POPPINS Prepare to Return to the Stage!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 23, 2021

The Olivier award-winning production of Disney's Mary Poppins will resume performances at the Prince Edward Theatre from 7 August 2021. The show's leads, Zizi Strallen and Charlie Stemp had their first photo shoot in costume this week!

Full Casting Announced For the West End Production of MARY POPPINS Photo Full Casting Announced For the West End Production of MARY POPPINS
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2021

Joining the previously announced Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins and Charlie Stemp as Bert are Charlie Anson as George Banks, Amy Griffiths as Winifred Banks, Petula Clark as Bird Woman, Liz Robertson as Miss Andrew, Claire Machin as Mrs Brill, Jack North as Robertson Ay and Paul F. Monaghan as Admiral Boom and Bank Chairman.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of December 7 - THE PROM Soundtrack, and More! Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of December 7 - THE PROM Soundtrack, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2020

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes the soundtrack to the Netflix film adaptation of The Prom, new music from Jackie Burns, and more!

BWW Review: FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS Original Cast Recording Photo BWW Review: FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS Original Cast Recording
by Jenny Ell - Nov 27, 2020

Following the limited release of the filmed production earlier on this year, the 2018 Chichester Festival Theatre company of Flowers for Mrs Harris have reunited to bring us an eagerly awaited cast album, which acts as the perfect companion to a stunning show.

Claire Machin Videos

VIDEO: First Look at the UK Premiere of AMOUR Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at the UK Premiere of AMOUR

by Stage Tube - May 21, 2019

This is the UK professional premiere of Amour, a musical fantasy about daring to dream and the power of self belief, with music by multi award-winning Michel Legrand with English lyrics by Jeremy Sams (from the original French by Didier Van Cauwelaert).

BWW TV: Getting Saucy for a Good Cause! Watch Highlights from Gary Barlow & Tim Firth's THE GIRLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 28, 2017

Below, check out the new trailer featuring highlights from Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new British musical, THE GIRLS, which is currently booking until 15 July 2017 at the Phoenix Theatre!

BWW TV: On the Green Carpet Opening of THE GIRLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 21, 2017

Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new British musical, THE GIRLS, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, Calendar Girls, opened in London's West End at the Phoenix Theatre. The West End premiere follows sold-out runs at the Grand Theatre Leeds and the Lowry Salford late 2015/early 2016. In the West End, the producers have made a commitment to there being no 'premium-rated' seats, no booking fees and reduced price previews.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Gary Barlow and the Cast of THE GIRLS Perform "Sunflower"
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2017

Watch Gary Barlow and the cast of The Girls in the recording studio perform the song 'Sunflowers' from Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's musical The Girls.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights from MEMPHIS in the West End!
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2014

The West End production of hit Broadway musical Memphis at the Shaftesbury Theatre has its Opening Night on 23 October 2014. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Memphis has an Award-winning original score by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan and book by Joe DiPietro. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

BWW TV: Memphis Lives in Them! In Rehearsal with the West End Company of MEMPHIS
by TV - On the Road - Oct 8, 2014

Preview performances commence TOMORROW for the West End production of hit Broadway musical MEMPHIS and to celebrate, BroadwayWorld takes you inside the rehearsal room to meet the cast!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at BETTY BLUE EYES Performance Highlights in the West End!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 22, 2011

Everybody's been talking about the animatronic pig which cost a reported £100,000 for Cameron Mackintosh's new musical comedy BETTY BLUE EYES, based on the Handmade Film 'A PRIVATE FUNCTION' by Alan Bennett and Malcolm Mowbray. BETTY BLUE EYES is the first original musical Cameron Mackintosh has produced in ten years. It started previews at the Novello Theatre in the West End on 19 March and opened on 13 April. Reelkandi TV got the first look at the production highlights and now BroadwayWorld brings you a glimpse of the exciting production below!


Claire Machin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Claire Machin been in?
Claire Machin has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Claire Machin been in?
Claire Machin has appeared on London's West End in 6 shows.

What was Claire Machin's first West End show?
Claire Machin's first West End show was Mary Poppins which opened in 2004

What awards has Claire Machin been nominated for?
Best Actress in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for The Girls .