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Joanna Lumley

 

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
Theatre Royal Haymarket Company Production, 2011
Eleanor
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2010
The Princess
  [West End]
London Production, 2010
The Princess

Joanna Lumley Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Joanna Lumley, La Bête

Joanna Lumley News

FANE Passes on the Programming Baton of London's Crazy Coqs Photo FANE Passes on the Programming Baton of London's Crazy Coqs
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022

Fane, the independent programmer of Crazy Coqs at Brasserie Zédel in Piccadilly, has announced that after six very happy years programming the venue, they will be passing on the programming baton at the end of 2022.

Queens Announced For RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE UK Season Four Photo Queens Announced For RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE UK Season Four
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022

The highly anticipated series ‚ÄúRuPaul‚Äôs Drag Race UK‚ÄĚ is returning to WOW Presents Plus and World of Wonder has now Ru-vealed the next set of fabulous drag queens. The queens of Season 4 are: Baby, Black Peppa, Cheddar Gorgeous, Copper Top, Dakota Schiffer, Danny Beard, Jonbers Blonde, Just May, Le Fil, Pixie Polite, Sminty Drop, and Starlet.

Hannah Waddingham, Boy George & More to Guest Judge on RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE UK Photo Hannah Waddingham, Boy George & More to Guest Judge on RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE UK
by Michael Major - Sep 1, 2022

Hannah Waddingham, Boy George, Mel B, Dame Joanna Lumley, Alison Hammond, Lorraine Pascale, Leomie Anderson, Olly Alexander, FKA Twigs, AJ Odudu, Tess Daly, Giovanni Pernice, Aisling Bea and Cathy Dennis all sashay their way on to the glamorous set of a brand new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK.

Unsung Songs By Musical Theatre Giants Will Be Performed For One Night Only Live Onli Photo Unsung Songs By Musical Theatre Giants Will Be Performed For One Night Only Live Online
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

A unique night for musical theatre REGENERATE: Lost Songs from the Musicals is a Livestreamed Online Gala Fundraiser in support of charity Mercury Musical Developments (MMD) in partnership with Musical Theatre Network (MTN), to take place on Sunday 18th September 2022 at 7.00pm GMT (1900hrs.)

Comedy Series TEN PERCENT to Premiere on Sundance Now and AMC+ Photo Comedy Series TEN PERCENT to Premiere on Sundance Now and AMC+
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 6, 2022

Sundance Now is set to release the first season of the upcoming original comedy series Ten Percent. The show's two-episode premiere is set for Friday, April 29 on Sundance Now and AMC+. An encore airing of the first episode will debut linearly on BBC AMERICA Sunday, May 1 with one episode weekly thereafter. 

Sadler's Wells Announces Family Weekend This Easter Photo Sadler's Wells Announces Family Weekend This Easter
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022

The acclaimed Sadler's Wells National Partner Company balletLORENT, based in Newcastle and run by Liv Lorent, returns to Sadler's Wells with an original story by former poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy. 

New Date and Final Casting Announced For WHODUNNIT [UNREHEARSED] 2 At Park Theatre Photo New Date and Final Casting Announced For WHODUNNIT [UNREHEARSED] 2 At Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2022

By popular demand an extra date has been added to the run of Whodunnit [Unrehearsed] 2 at Park Theatre. A 3pm matinee on Tuesday 8th March was put on sale this morning and is the only date now available in the otherwise sold out run (except for £10 day seats released at 10am on show days).

Guests For WHODUNNIT [UNREHEARSED] 2 Include Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Simon Callo Photo Guests For WHODUNNIT [UNREHEARSED] 2 Include Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Simon Callow, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2022

Park Theatre has today announced the full line up of almost 40 celebrities who will take to the Park200 stage this February and March ‚Äď completely unrehearsed ‚Äď to play the Inspector in a farcical whodunnit.

Tom Hiddleston Will Return To THE PLAY WHAT I WROTE at Theatre Royal Bath Photo Tom Hiddleston Will Return To THE PLAY WHAT I WROTE at Theatre Royal Bath
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2022

Tom Hiddleston is set to reprise his acclaimed appearance as the special guest star in the critically acclaimed production of The Play What I Wrote at Theatre Royal, Bath, the first venue on the show's recently announced national tour. Both performances will be filmed for transmission on the BBC later in 2022.

WHAT I WROTE Will Tour UK Venues From 12 January Photo WHAT I WROTE Will Tour UK Venues From 12 January
by Stephi Wild - Jan 5, 2022

Following a Christmas season at The Rep, The Play What I Wrote will tour to venues throughout England from 12 January. Starring DENNIS HERDMAN, MITESH SONI, and THOM TUCK, this new production is directed by double Olivier Award winner Sean Foley.

Joanna Lumley Videos

VIDEO: Get a First Listen of Ian McKellen in WHODUNNIT (UNREHEARSED); Additional Cast Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a First Listen of Ian McKellen in WHODUNNIT (UNREHEARSED); Additional Casting Announced!

by Stage Tube - May 30, 2019

Further performers have been revealed for Park Theatre's World Premiere murder mystery Whodunnit [Unrehearsed], as Adam Hills, Jason Manford, Neil Morrissey, Clarke Peters and Sandi Toksvig - with the voice of Miriam Margolyes - join the stellar list of participants. Every night, a different guest performer will step onstage to join the rehearsed ensemble of a scripted murder mystery play, having attended no rehearsals, read no script, nor received any direction. Armed only with a hidden earpiece to receive instructions, they will endeavour to solve the crime in real time.

VIDEO: Joanna Lumley Talks 'Absolutely Fabulous' Movie on TONIGHT SHOW
by - Jul 19, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Joanna Lumley talked to Jimmy about her new film ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE and her worldwide fandom.

VIDEO: First Look - New Trailer for ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 27, 2016

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE will hit theaters this summer. Watch an all-new trailer below!

VIDEO: First Trailer for ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE Has Arrived!
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 18, 2016

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE reunites Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as the iconic Edina and Patsy along with the rest of the original cast

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside LA BETE's Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 19, 2010

The first major revival of David Hirson's Olivier Award-winning comedy LA BÊTE starring Tony and Olivier Award winner Mark Rylance, Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce, and BAFTA Award winner (and star of 'Absolutely Fabulous') Joanna Lumley began previews at Broadway's Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street) on September 23, 2010. This new production, helmed by acclaimed director Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage, Boeing-Boeing, The Norman Conquests), opened on Broadway, October 14. This immediately follows a limited summer engagement at the Comedy Theatre in London's West End from June 26-September 4, 2010 with opening night of July 7. Broadway Beat was on hand for the opening night party and spoke with show's stars and creative team. Click below to go inside LA Bete's opening night.

BWW TV: LA BETE on Broadway - Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 14, 2010

The first major revival of David Hirson's Olivier Award-winning comedy LA BÊTE starring Tony and Olivier Award winner Mark Rylance, Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce, and BAFTA Award winner (and star of 'Absolutely Fabulous') Joanna Lumley began previews at Broadway's Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street) on September 23, 2010. This new production, helmed by acclaimed director Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage, Boeing-Boeing, The Norman Conquests), will officially open tonight, October 14. This immediately follows a limited summer engagement at the Comedy Theatre in London's West End from June 26-September 4, 2010 with opening night of July 7. Click below for a video preview of LA BETE!

BWW TV Preview: LA BETE!
by Robert Diamond - Aug 30, 2010

The first major revival of David Hirson's Olivier Award-winning comedy LA BÊTE starring Tony and Olivier Award winner Mark Rylance, Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce, and BAFTA Award winner (and star of 'Absolutely Fabulous') Joanna Lumley will play Broadway's Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street) beginning September 23, 2010. This new production, helmed by acclaimed Tony Award-winning director Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage, Boeing-Boeing, The Norman Conquests), will officially open October 14, 2010. This immediately follows a critically-acclaimed limited summer engagement at the Comedy Theatre in London's West End from June 26-September 4, 2010.


Joanna Lumley Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Joanna Lumley been in?
Joanna Lumley has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Joanna Lumley been in?
Joanna Lumley has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Joanna Lumley's first West End show?
Joanna Lumley's first West End show was La Bete which opened in 2010

What awards has Joanna Lumley been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for La Bête .