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Gary Wilmot

 
Bio:
Theatre includes: ‘Jonathan Ripples’, Mr Gum & the Dancing Bear (National Theatre); ‘Mrs Crumble’, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Palladium); ‘Major/Monsieur Armande’, Flowers for Mrs Harris (Chichester); ‘Sarah The Cook’, Dick Whittington (Palladium); ‘Badger’, The Wind in the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theatre includes: ‘Jonathan Ripples’, Mr Gum & the Dancing Bear (National Theatre); ‘Mrs Crumble’, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Palladium); ‘Major/Monsieur Armande’, Flowers for Mrs Harris (Chichester); ‘Sarah The Cook’, Dick Whittington (Palladium); ‘Badger’, The Wind in the ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Production, 2022
Queen Nigella
  [West End]
West End Premiere, 2021
Jethro
  [West End]
2021
Elisha Whitney
  [West End]
London Palladium Production, 2017
Sarah the Cook
  [West End]
West End Production, 2017
Badger
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Caractacus Potts [Replacement]
  [West End]
London Revival, 1997
Performer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1994
Tony/Stephen

Gary Wilmot Biography

Theatre includes: ‘Jonathan Ripples’, Mr Gum & the Dancing Bear (National Theatre); ‘Mrs Crumble’, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Palladium); ‘Major/Monsieur Armande’, Flowers for Mrs Harris (Chichester); ‘Sarah The Cook’, Dick Whittington (Palladium); ‘Badger’, The Wind in the Willows (Palladium); ‘George McMillan’, Big (Plymouth/Ireland); ‘Anthony’, End of the Rainbow (tour); ‘Andre Thibault’, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (West End & tour); ‘Ali Hakim’, Oklahoma! (tour); ‘Vernon Hines’, The Pajama Game (West End), ‘Sammy Shaw’, Radio Times (Watermill & tour); ‘Thomas Marvel’, The Invisible Man (Menier Chocolate Factory); ‘Septimus Podgers’, Lord Arthur Saville’s Crime (tour); ‘Billy Flynn’, Chicago (tour); ‘Arthur Kipps’, Half A Sixpence (tour); ‘Dick Deadeye’, H.M.S. Pinafore (Regents Park); ‘Caractacus Potts’, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Palladium); ‘Henry 3’, Travels With My Aunt (tour); ‘Pirate King’, The Pirates of Penzance (Regent’s Park & tour); ‘Bottom’, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regent’s Park); Confusions (tour); ‘Dennis Cain’, One For The Road (Bristol Old Vic); ‘Fagin’, Oliver! (tour); ‘Elliot Garfield’, The Goodbye Girl (West End); ‘Tony’, Copacabana (West End), ‘Joe’, Carmen Jones (The Old Vic) and ‘Bill Snibson’, Me and My Girl (West End & tour, TMA ‘Best Actor’ nomination).

Television includes: Diamonds Are Forever - The Don Black Songbook; Cue Gary; Showstopper; The Saturday Gang; Copycats and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.

Other Credits include: Host/Soloist of From Hackney to Hollywood - The Songs of Don Black (tour) and host of the Olivier Awards.

As writer and director: Sweet Lorraine (Regis Centre, Bognor Regis).

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Gary Wilmot News

SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Concert Will be Broadcast on BBC This Holiday Season Photo SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Concert Will be Broadcast on BBC This Holiday Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2022

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.

Further Casting Announced For JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at the London Palladium Photo Further Casting Announced For JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at the London Palladium
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

Louis Gaunt, Rob Madge and Natalie McQueen will join the cast of Jack and the Beanstalk at The London Palladium this Christmas. They join the previously announced Dawn French, Julian Clary, Alexandra Burke, Paul Zerdin, Nigel Havers and Gary Wilmot. Jack and the Beanstalk plays from 10 December 2022 to 15 January 2023.

WICKED Celebrates 16th Birthday in London and Extends Booking Photo WICKED Celebrates 16th Birthday in London and Extends Booking
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

WICKED celebrates its 16th birthday tonight at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre and has announced a 34th booking extension. 500,000 new tickets are now on public sale for all performances until Sunday 26 November 2023.

WICKED Will Welcome Back Mark Curry as The Wizard Photo WICKED Will Welcome Back Mark Curry as The Wizard
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022

WICKED will welcome back Mark Curry as 'The Wizard' from Tuesday 18 October 2022. Gary Wilmot will play his final performance as 'The Wizard' at the Apollo Victoria Theatre on Sunday 16 October 2022.

WICKED Welcomes 11 Millionth Theatregoer, Olivia Gosling, As She Celebrates 15th Birt Photo WICKED Welcomes 11 Millionth Theatregoer, Olivia Gosling, As She Celebrates 15th Birthday
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2022

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, yesterday (31 August 2022) welcomed its 11 millionth theatregoer to London's Apollo Victoria Theatre.

EH UP, ME OLD FLOWERS! The story of Charlie Williams to be Presented at Edinburgh Fes Photo EH UP, ME OLD FLOWERS! The story of Charlie Williams to be Presented at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

In the 1970s the biggest comedy show on television was ITV’s The Comedians. And the breakout star, the one who shone brightest of all
 was Charlie. Eh Up Me Old Flowers is written by Chris England, whose stage writing includes two plays that began life at the Edinburgh Fringe. The play will run at Edinburgh Fringe from 8-29 August.

Review: ANYTHING GOES, The Barbican Photo Review: ANYTHING GOES, The Barbican
by Franco Milazzo - Jul 14, 2022

No, no, it isn’t dĂ©jĂ  vu: Anything Goes really is back at the Barbican less than a year after it last opened there.

Photos: WICKED Celebrates 6000 West End Performances Photo Photos: WICKED Celebrates 6000 West End Performances
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2022

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, played its landmark 6000th performance at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre on 7 July. Check out photos from the big night!

Los pases de ANYTHING GOES en los Ideal contarĂĄn con una introducciĂłn especial de J Photo Los pases de ANYTHING GOES en los Ideal contarĂĄn con una introducciĂłn especial de Juanjo GonzĂĄlez
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 28, 2022

El director de BroadwayWorld Spain compartirå anécdotas y datos curiosos sobre el musical de Cole Porter antes de la proyección.

5 razones por las que no puedes perderte ANYTHING GOES Photo 5 razones por las que no puedes perderte ANYTHING GOES
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 24, 2022

El prĂłximo jueves 30 de junio te espera la comedia musical mĂĄs divertida en Cine Yelmo.

Gary Wilmot Videos

VIDEO: Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Pantomime at The London Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a Behind-The-Scenes Look at JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Pantomime at The London Palladium

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2022

Get a behind the scenes look at Jack and the Beanstalk with Mark Walters (set designer) and Michael Harrison (director and producer)! Dawn French, Julian Clary, Alexandra Burke, Paul Zerdin, Nigel Havers and Gary Wilmot lead the cast in Jack and the Beanstalk at The London Palladium.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from OLD FRIENDS, Celebrating Stephen Sondheim! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Highlights from OLD FRIENDS, Celebrating Stephen Sondheim!

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2022

An all-star cast came together in London's West End for a thrilling, joyous celebration of the extraordinary talents and legacy of composer & lyricist Stephen Sondheim at the theatre which was gloriously rebuilt and renamed in his honor. Watch video highlights now including performances of 'Being Alive,' 'Old Friends' and 'Our Time' below!

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Starring Michael Ball, Hannah  Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Starring Michael Ball, Hannah Waddingham, Judi Dench & More

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 27, 2022

Cameron Mackintosh has invited Stephen Sondheim’s old friends to join him in celebrating his extraordinary talents and legacy at the Sondheim Theatre which was recently gloriously rebuilt in Sondheim’s honour and thanks the cast and company and everyone involved for agreeing to a special screening which will allow over 2,500 to see the performance.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer For ANYTHING GOES Coming to Cinemas Next Week Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer For ANYTHING GOES Coming to Cinemas Next Week

by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021

Anything Goes will sail into over 450 cinema screens nationwide for two nights only on Sunday 28 November and Wednesday 1 December in a live recording filmed at London's renowned Barbican Theatre.

VIDEO: First Look at PANTOLAND AT THE PALLADIUM, Coming in December 2021 Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at PANTOLAND AT THE PALLADIUM, Coming in December 2021

by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2021

It was recently announced that the world-famous Tiller Girls will join Donny Osmond, Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin, Nigel Havers, Gary Wilmot, Jac Yarrow and Sophie Isaacs for Pantoland. They are also joined by Australian speciality act Flame Oz who will add a new dimension to the pantomime along with the return of spectacular special effects from The Twins FX.

VIDEO: Watch 'Friendship' and 'Blow, Gabriel, Blow' From ANYTHING GOES Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch 'Friendship' and 'Blow, Gabriel, Blow' From ANYTHING GOES

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2021

 Anything Goes starring Sutton Foster will sail into over 450 cinema screens nationwide for two nights only on Sunday 28 November and Wednesday 1 December in a live recording filmed at London's renowned Barbican Theatre.

VIDEO: Clive Rowe Gives Sneak Peek of West End Return of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Videoplay
VIDEO: Clive Rowe Gives Sneak Peek of West End Return of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT

by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Jul 6, 2021

Last Thursday the popular West End musical The Prince of Egypt, based on the 1998 animated classic from DreamWorks Animation, made its triumphant return to the stage. To welcome back the epic Stephen Schwartz tuner, we sent our very own @WestEndReporter Tom Hayden Millward down to the Dominion Theatre to meet the cast's newest member Clive Rowe.

VIDEO: 150 Performers Record 'Make Them Hear You' to Raise Runds for StopWatch Videoplay
VIDEO: 150 Performers Record 'Make Them Hear You' to Raise Runds for StopWatch

by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2020

Danielle Tarento has brought together more than 150 Black and Black mixed race actors from the UK and the US, along with a 38-piece orchestra, to record a??Make Them Hear You,a?? from the Broadway musical Ragtime.

VIDEO: Musical Theatre Stars Show Love For the Theatre Royal Plymouth in Tribute Vide Videoplay
VIDEO: Musical Theatre Stars Show Love For the Theatre Royal Plymouth in Tribute Video

by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2020

Due to the ongoing crisis with the global pandemic, the Theatre Royal Plymouth has closed its doors for the first time in 37 years.  More than 180 actors and singers from around the world have written posters pledging their love for TRP, alongside the shows and dates they performed in the theatre, for a special video.

VIDEO: Watch the 'Simcha' Scene From THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the 'Simcha' Scene From THE PRINCE OF EGYPT

by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2020

A new video has been released of the 'Simcha' scene from the new West End musical, The Prince of Egypt.


Gary Wilmot Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gary Wilmot next theatre project?
Gary Wilmot's next show will be Jack and the Beanstalk which opens on 12/10/2022 on West End.

How many Broadway shows has Gary Wilmot been in?
Gary Wilmot has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Gary Wilmot been in?
Gary Wilmot has appeared on London's West End in 8 shows.

What was Gary Wilmot's first West End show?
Gary Wilmot's first West End show was Copacabana which opened in 1994