Clive Rowe

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Training: Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Theatre includes: Dick Whittington and his Cat (Hackney Empire); Sweet Charity (Donmar Warehouse); Blues In The Night (Kiln Theatre); In The Willows (UK Tour); Guys and Dolls (Royal Albert Hall); Me and My Girl (Chichester); Jack and the Beanstalk (Wimbledon); The Light Princess (National Theatre); The Hothouse (Trafalgar Studios); The Ladykillers (West End and UK Tour); Kiss Me, Kate (Chichester & The Old Vic); No Naughty Bits (Hampstead Theatre); The Wiz (Birmingham Rep/West Yorkshire Playhouse); Company (Donmar Warehouse); The Fantastics (Duchess Theatre); Twelfth Night, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Trolius & Cressida (all Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Chicago (Adelphi Theatre); Carousel, Fuente Ovejuna, Caroline or Change, The Villains Opera, Money, Candide, Peter Pan, Guys and Dolls and Trackers (all National Theatre); As You Like It (Wyndham’s Theatre); Simply Heavenly (Young Vic/Trafalgar Studio); Zenobia, Measure for Measure and Twelfth Night (all RSC); Once On This Island (Birmingham Rep); Carmen Jones (The Old Vic); Just So (Tricycle Theatre); School for Scandal (Royal Exchange Theatre); The Boys from Syracuse, Lady Be Good, Twelfth Night and Carmen Jones (all Crucible Theatre, Sheffield); Clive has returned to the Hackney Empire on numerous occasions to play The Dame in their Christmas pantomime.

TV includes: The Canterville Ghost (BBC); Midsomer Murders (ITV); Will (TNT); So Awkward (4 Series, CBBC); Evermoor (2 Series, Disney); The Kennedys (BBC); The Fun Police (Roughcut); All the Small Things; Doctor Who; Tracy Beaker (4 series, CBBC); Dalziel & Pascoe, Networked, Casualty, Bloodrights and Say It With Music (all BBC); American Voices (Lodestar Productions); The Harry Hill Show and The Bill (ITV); Spatz (Thames); Paper Mask and After the War (Granada); Snakes and Ladders (Yorkshire TV); Entertaining Angels Unaware (Carlton).

Film includes: Beauty and the Beast; Manderlay and Crime Strike.

Awards: Olivier Award for ‘Best Supporting Actor in a Musical’ for Guys and Dolls (National Theatre, 1997); Olivier Award nominations for ‘Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre’ for Mother Goose (Hackney Empire, 2009) and ‘Best Supporting Performance’ for, Carousel (National Theatre, 1993).

Clive Rowe Photos


[West End]
Eddie Souther [Replacement]

[West End]
Mother Goose

[West End]
West End Revival, 2022
Eddie Souther

[West End]
West End Premiere, 2021
Jethro [Replacement]

[West End]
West End Revival, 2019

[West End]

[West End]
Original London Production, 2011

[West End]
London Revival, 2007

Royal National Theatre Production, 2006

[West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1999

[West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1996
Nicely-Nicely Johnson

[West End]
Donmar Warehouse Revival, 1995

[West End]
London Production, 1994
Papa Ge

[West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1992
Enoch Snow

[London Fringe]
Workshop, 1992

[West End]
London Revival, 1991

Clive Rowe Productions

[West End, 2022]
[West End, 2012]

Clive Rowe Videos

Clive Rowe News

Lesley Joseph, Lemar, Clive Rowe, and More Join SISTER ACT at the Dominion Theatre

The producers of the award-winning production of SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL have announced further casting for the run at the Dominion Theatre from 15 March to 8 June 2024.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For ALADDIN Pantomime at Hackney Empire

All new rehearsal photos have been released from Aladdin, the 24th annual pantomime running at Hackney Empire from Saturday 18 November to Sunday 31 December.

Black Friday Deals: Tickets From Just £15 for ALADDIN at Hackney Empire

Black Friday Deals: Save up to 50% - Tickets From £15 for Aladdin at Hackey Empire. Join us on a journey to a magical world, as the much-loved tale of Aladdin flies into Hackney this festive season!

Video: First Look at Apple TV+'s THE VELVETEEN RABBIT Animated Special

Featuring Phoenix Laroche (“The Royal Nanny”) as “William,” the all-star cast includes the voices of Alex Lawther (“Andor”) as “the Velveteen Rabbit,” Academy Award nominee Helena Bonham Carter (“The Crown,” “Harry Potter”) as “Wise Horse,” Nicola Coughlan (“Bridgerton”) as “Playroom Fairy,” and more. Watch the video teaser now!

Tickets from just £12 for Hackney Empire's ALADDIN

Join us on a journey to a magical world, as the much-loved tale of Aladdin flies into Hackney this festive season!

The Old Vic to Offer Online Stream of A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Residential Care Homes

The Old Vic has announced that the OLD VIC: IN CAMERA digital archive of Matthew Warchus’ smash hit production of A Christmas Carol, adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), will be offered to residential care homes for adults and children nationwide for free across two online streams in December 2023. 

Apple Sets Holiday Programming Lineup For Kids & Family

Apple TV+ announces its kids and family holiday programming lineup, including the debut of the heartwarming special 'The Velveteen Rabbit' and festive episodes from beloved series. Plus, nonsubscribers can enjoy Peanuts holiday specials for a limited time.

Photos: Full Cast Set For ALADDIN at Hackney Empire; First Look!

Full casting has been announced for Aladdin, the 24th annual pantomime running at Hackney Empire from Saturday 18 November to Sunday 31 December, with a press performance at 7pm on Thursday 30 November. Check out all new photos of the cast here!

Steve-O, Stavros Halkias, Mac Demarco, and More Set For Hackney Empire's Upcoming Season

Hackney Empire announced additional shows that have been added to their upcoming seasons. Tickets for these shows will go on sale on Friday 21 April at 10am, with Steve-O on sale from Friday 28 April at 10am.

Clive Rowe Will Direct and Star in Hackney Empire's 2023 Pantomime, ALADDIN

Clive Rowe will return to direct and star in this year's pantomime Aladdin. Aladdin will run at Hackney Empire from Saturday 18 November to Sunday 31 December, with a press performance at 7pm on Thursday 30 November.

Olivier Awards 2023: See All Award Winners!

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, was celebrated at the Royal Albert Hall on 2 April. Hosted by renowned stage and screen actor Hannah Waddingham, a three-time Olivier Award nominee herself, the Olivier Awards celebrate the world-class status of London theatre, and are Britain's most prestigious stage honours. Here are this year's award winners!

Eddie Izzard, Tim Minchin, Lea Salonga, and More Will Present at the 2023 Olivier Awards

Ahead of the ceremony this Sunday (2 April), the Olivier Awards 2023 with Mastercard has announced its line-up of presenters for the event taking place at the Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Hannah Waddingham.

STEPHEN SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Featuring Bernadette Peters, Michael Ball & More to Release Live Album

The star-studded Sondheim's Old Friends concert will release a live album! 

BroadwayWorld's Olivier Awards 2023 Predictions

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, is nearly upon us. BroadwayWorld UK's editor Aliya Al-Hassan and reviewers Kerrie Nicholson and Cheryl Markosky discuss the main nominations: who should win, who will win and who missed out!

Carrie Hope Fletcher, Rob Madge, Clive Rowe, and Vernon Kay Among 2023 Pantomime Awards Nominees

The UK Pantomime Association has announced the nominations for The Pantomime Awards 2023 in association with Butlin’s, ahead of the awards ceremony at the Trafalgar Theatre, in London’s West End, on Tuesday 11 April 2023 at 7pm, hosted by Christopher Biggins.  

The 2023 Olivier Award Nominations Are Announced

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, celebrates the brightest and best of London's world-leading theatre industry with a starry ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 2 April. Check out a full list of nominations!

STEPHEN SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Broadcast Date and Time Confirmed

Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends will be broadcast on BBC Two on 31 December at 5.35pm and then available on the BBC iPlayer. Performances will include Bernadette Peters singing 'Losing My Mind' from Follies and Imelda Staunton singing 'Everything's Coming Up Roses' from Gypsy.

VIDEO: Watch Bernadette Peters, Judi Dench, and More in SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Concert Trailer

Watch the trailer for the New Year's Eve BBC and iPlayer broadcast of the star-studded SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS concert starring Bernadette Peters, Judi Dench, Michael Ball, and many more.

Video: HACKNEY EMPIRE: ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS Short Film Celebrates Hackney Empire 120th Anniversary

Watch the short film HACKNEY EMPIRE: ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS, celebrating Hackney Empire's 120th Birthday year.

SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Concert Will be Broadcast on BBC This Holiday Season

The star-studded Sondheim's Old Friends concert will be broadcast on BBC this holiday season! Dates and times for the BBC Two broadcast and iPlayer release have yet to be announced.


Clive Rowe's next show will be Mother Goose which opens on 12/1/2022 on West End.

Clive Rowe has not appeared on Broadway.

Clive Rowe has appeared on London's West End in 13 shows.

Clive Rowe's first West End show was Carmen Jones which opened in 1991

Clive Rowe has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Outstanding Achievement In An Affiliate Theatre at the Olivier Awards for his role in "Mother Goose." Additionally, he received nominations for Best Supporting Performance in a Musical at the Olivier Awards for his roles in "Guys And Dolls" and "Carousel."

Clive Rowe has won the Olivier Award for Best Supporting Performance in a Musical for his role in "Guys And Dolls".

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