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David Walliams has taken the literary world by storm and his brilliantly funny stories are adored by children the world over. He has achieved unprecedented critical acclaim and quickly developed a reputation as a natural successor to Roald Dahl. His books have been translated into over 45 languages ... (read complete bio)

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Michael Grandage Company Production, 2013
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David Walliams Biography

David Walliams has taken the literary world by storm and his brilliantly funny stories are adored by children the world over. He has achieved unprecedented critical acclaim and quickly developed a reputation as a natural successor to Roald Dahl. His books have been translated into over 45 languages and sold over 9.5 million copies in the UK alone. One of his most successful titles Gangsta Granny was adapted for the stage in November 2015 by Birmingham Stage Company and continued on tour until January 2017.

David Walliams Awards and Nominations

 
Evening Standard Awards - 2013 - Award for Comedy Gold Star
David WalliamsA Midsummer Night's Dream

David Walliams News

HORRIBLE HISTORIES ‚Ä" TERRIBLE TUDORS Will Return to the West End This Summer Photo HORRIBLE HISTORIES ‚Ä" TERRIBLE TUDORS Will Return to the West End This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2023

Following a horribly successful run last summer Birmingham Stage Company has announced that Horrible Histories ‚Äď Terrible Tudors will return to the West End's Garrick Theatre.

Cast Announced For Birmingham Stage Company's Tour of TERRIBLE THAMES Photo Cast Announced For Birmingham Stage Company's Tour of TERRIBLE THAMES
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2023

Birmingham Stage Company has announced the cast coming aboard the Terrible Thames. This is a unique immersive theatrical tour taking in prime historical locations such as The Tower of London, Parliament, Shakespeare's Globe, and the Golden Hinde.

Philharmonia Orchestra Will Perform Live To Roald Dahl's REVOLTING RHYMES Next Month Photo Philharmonia Orchestra Will Perform Live To Roald Dahl's REVOLTING RHYMES Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2023

The Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Terry Davis, will perform live to Roald Dahl's classic Revolting Rhymes at the Royal Festival Hall in this family-friendly concert on Sunday 12 February at 3pm.

PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre Photo PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 15, 2022

Jodie Comer will make her highly anticipated Broadway debut in the US premiere of Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller. Prima Facie opens on Sunday, April 23, 2023 at the Golden Theatre. Previews begin on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

The Philharmonia Orchestra Announces February - June Concerts of the 2022/23 London S Photo The Philharmonia Orchestra Announces February - June Concerts of the 2022/23 London Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2022

Featured Artist Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays Ernest Bloch's Schelomo  (26 Feb) under Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste in a programme that also includes excerpts from Berlioz Roméo et Juliette and Sibelius's First Symphony.

Full Cast Announced For ORLANDO at the Garrick Theatre Photo Full Cast Announced For ORLANDO at the Garrick Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022

The full company has been announced for Orlando ‚Äď joining Emma Corrin, in the title role, are Deborah Findlay (Mrs Grimsditch), Jessica Alade (Virginia, Drunken Tory), Debra Baker (Virginia, Favilla, The Captain), Akuc Bol (Virginia, Euphrosyne, Prue), Lucy Briers (Virginia, Queen Elizabeth, Officer), Richard Cant (Virginia, Harriet, Kitty), Melissa Lowe (Virginia, Drunken Tory), Jodie McNee (Virginia, Marmaduke), Oliver Wickham (Virginia, Clorinda), and Millicent Wong (Virginia, Sasha, Nell).

Island City Stage to Present PAGEANT and More in 11th Season Photo Island City Stage to Present PAGEANT and More in 11th Season
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 11, 2022

Island City Stage, creating quality professional theatrical experiences focused on the LGBT+ community for a universal audience, has announced its 11th South Florida Season. Coming off a successful 10th anniversary run, the theater company will open its 11th year in October with the glittering, grandiose and glorious musical comedy Pageant.

Dates and Venue Announced for ORLANDO Starring Emma Corrin Photo Dates and Venue Announced for ORLANDO Starring Emma Corrin
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Aug 19, 2022

The Michael Grandage Company announced that their production of Orlando opens at the Garrick Theatre on 5 December 2022, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 25 February 2023. 

Michael Grandage Will Direct Emma Corrin in Neil Bartlett's New Version of Virginia W Photo Michael Grandage Will Direct Emma Corrin in Neil Bartlett's New Version of Virginia Woolf's Novel ORLANDO
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2022

The Michael Grandage Company has announced that Emma Corrin will return to the London stage as the title role in Orlando, from the novel by Virginia Woolf in a new version by Neil Bartlett. Michael Grandage directs, reuniting him with Corrin, following their recent collaboration on the feature film My Policeman for Amazon.

Birmingham Stage Company Announces The Full Company For The London Run Of David Walli Photo Birmingham Stage Company Announces The Full Company For The London Run Of David Walliams' DEMON DENTIST
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022

Birmingham Stage Company has announced David Walliams' Demon Dentist will make its London premi√®re at the Bloomsbury Theatre this Christmas ‚Äď running from 15 December 2022 until 8 January 2023. Find out who's in the cast and how to get tickets!

David Walliams Videos

VIDEO: Get a First Look at BILLIONAIRE BOY at Bloomsbury Theatre in an All New Trai Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a First Look at BILLIONAIRE BOY at Bloomsbury Theatre in an All New Trailer

by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2019

Birmingham Stage Company presents Billionaire Boy at Bloomsbury Theatre as part of the previously announced UK tour. The production sees the company renew its collaboration with bestselling children's author David Walliams, following the stage adaptations of Awful Auntie and the Olivier Award nominated Gangsta Granny. Billionaire Boy opens at Bloomsbury Theatre on 13 December and runs until 5 January as part of a UK tour.

VIDEO: Facebook Watch Presents 'An Evening with Elton John' Videoplay
VIDEO: Facebook Watch Presents 'An Evening with Elton John'

by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2019

Facebook Watch has come on board as the exclusive distributor of 'An Evening with Elton John'¬†‚Äď an intimate feature celebrating the release of his official autobiography 'Me' from UK publisher Pan Macmillan.¬† The video has been captured and produced by Whitecoat TV in front of a live audience in partnership with Waterstones and Pan Macmillan at the Eventim Apollo, London, and will become available to view on Facebook Watch on¬†Monday 25th November, 7pm GMT (2pm EST; 11am PST)¬†through Elton John's Official Facebook Page.¬†

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for MISSING LINK Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for MISSING LINK

by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2019

LAIKA Studios has released the second trailer for MISSING LINK, which opens in theaters on April 12, 2019.

VIDEO: Meet Mr. Link in the Trailer for MISSING LINK Videoplay
VIDEO: Meet Mr. Link in the Trailer for MISSING LINK

by Stage Tube - Nov 8, 2018

Meet Mr. Link: 8 feet tall, 630 lbs, and covered in fur, but don't let his appearance fool you… he is funny, sweet, and adorably literal, making him the world's most lovable legend. Tired of living a solitary life in the Pacific Northwest, Mr. Link recruits fearless explorer Sir Lionel Frost to guide him on a journey to find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Along with adventurer Adelina Fortnight, our fearless trio of explorers encounter more than their fair share of peril as they travel to the far reaches of the world to help their new friend.

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for Michael Grandage Company's RED Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for Michael Grandage Company's RED

by Stage Tube - Feb 16, 2018

Based on the original Donmar Warehouse production, this new production of Red by John Logan is the first ever UK revival since Grandage originated the premiere at the Donmar in 2009. The production went on to win six Tony Awards including Best Play.

STAGE TUBE: Dame Shirley Bassey Celebrates Birthday With Sondheim's Showstopper 'I'm Still Here'
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2017

On December 24, 2016, Dame Bassey shared an early birthday celebration with the BBC's David Walliams. Performing songs from her repertoire, she lit up the stage with her presence. Celebrate the day by watching her divine interpretation of Sondheim's 'I'm Still Here.'

VIDEO: David Walliams Is Frenemies w/ Simon Cowell on LATE LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 8, 2016

James asks David Walliams about the love/hate relationship with his fellow Britain's Got Talent judge, Simon Cowell on LATE LATE.


David Walliams Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has David Walliams been in?
David Walliams has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has David Walliams been in?
David Walliams has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was David Walliams's first West End show?
David Walliams's first West End show was A Midsummer Night's Dream which opened in 2013

What awards has David Walliams been nominated for?
Award for Comedy (Evening Standard Awards) for A Midsummer Night's Dream .

What awards has David Walliams won?
Award for Comedy (Evening Standard Awards) for A Midsummer Night's Dream.