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John Partridge

 
Bio:
John Partridge is well known for his extensive TV work, including the long-running and much-loved role of Christian Clarke in EastEnders (BBC), winning Celebrity MasterChef (BBC), participating in BBC1's gymnastics show Tumble and being a judge on Over the Rainbow (BBC). John began his career at the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
John Partridge is well known for his extensive TV work, including the long-running and much-loved role of Christian Clarke in EastEnders (BBC), winning Celebrity MasterChef (BBC), participating in BBC1's gymnastics show Tumble and being a judge on Over the Rainbow (BBC). John began his career at the ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
2013
Zach
  [West End]
London Production, 2007
Robert Martin
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1997
Young Bobby "Cracker" Barrel
  [West End]
London Production, 1996
Lover
Harmonica Player
Ensemble
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1991
The Butcher

Photos

Natasha J. Barnes, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Carrie Hope Fletcher, John Partridge Photo

Natasha J. Barnes, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Carrie Hope Fletcher, John Partridge

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06/21/2022
John Partridge, Natasha J. Barnes Photo

John Partridge, Natasha J. Barnes

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06/21/2022
John Partridge, Laura Pitt-Pulford Photo

John Partridge, Laura Pitt-Pulford

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06/21/2022
John Partridge, Carrie Hope Fletcher Photo

John Partridge, Carrie Hope Fletcher

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John Partridge, Claire Moore, Jack McCann Photo

John Partridge, Claire Moore, Jack McCann

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06/16/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
2013
Zach

  [West End]
London Production, 2007
Robert Martin

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1997
Young Bobby "Cracker" Barrel

  [West End]
London Production, 1996
Lover

Harmonica Player

Ensemble

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1991
The Butcher

John Partridge Biography

John Partridge is well known for his extensive TV work, including the long-running and much-loved role of Christian Clarke in EastEnders (BBC), winning Celebrity MasterChef (BBC), participating in BBC1's gymnastics show Tumble and being a judge on Over the Rainbow (BBC). John began his career at the age of 16 in the original UK tour of Cats and subsequently went on to star as Rum Tum Tugger in both the West End production and the film opposite Elaine Paige and John Mills. John's other theatre credits include Zach in A Chorus Line (London Palladium), Robert Martin in The Drowsy Chaperone (Novello Theatre), The Fix (Donmar Warehouse) directed by Sam Mendes, Billy Flynn in Chicago (national tour), in Miss Saigon (national tour) and most recently Turai in Tom Stoppard's Rough Crossing (national tour).




John Partridge News

Giles Terera-Led OTHELLO and New Play KERRY JACKSON to Be Presented at the National T Photo Giles Terera-Led OTHELLO and New Play KERRY JACKSON to Be Presented at the National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

The National Theatre has announced two further productions to be staged this winter, Shakespeare's Othello and Kerry Jackson a new play by April De Angelis, both going on sale to the public on 21 July.

Photos: Inside THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK Concert at the Sondheim Theatre Photo Photos: Inside THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK Concert at the Sondheim Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022

All new production images have been released for the special one-off concert of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK which was performed  Monday 20 June, at the Sondheim Theatre. Check out photos here!

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For Upcoming Concert Performance of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For Upcoming Concert Performance of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2022

All new rehearsal images have been released for a special one-off concert of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK which will be performed at the Sondheim Theatre on Monday 20 June.

Full Cast Announced For THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK in Concert Photo Full Cast Announced For THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK in Concert
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2022

The full cast has been announced to join West End stars Carrie Hope Fletcher and Laura Pitt-Pulford in a special one-off concert of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at the Sondheim Theatre on Monday 20 June 2022, directed by Olivier Award-winning Maria Friedman.

Photos: Inside the Press Night For the West End Premiere of CHOIR OF MAN Photo Photos: Inside the Press Night For the West End Premiere of CHOIR OF MAN
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021

Press night was recently held for the West End premiere of THE CHOIR OF MAN at the Arts Theatre. Check out the photos here!

BWW Review: CABARET at Grand Th√©√Ętre Photo BWW Review: CABARET at Grand Th√©√Ętre
by David Sousa Lopes - Jan 8, 2020

We would be going against Broadway World's nature, if we were to suggest that we don't have a soft spot for musical theatre. So you know we just couldn't miss this production of Cabaret.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of A TASTE OF HONEY at Trafalgar Studios Photo Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of A TASTE OF HONEY at Trafalgar Studios
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2019

Last night' was the opening night of A Taste of Honey at Trafalgar Studios, followed by a party at Jack Solomons. Celebrities including Dame Vivienne Westwood, Alison Steadman, Neil Morrisey, Dame Kelly Holmes, Bruno Tonioli and John Partridge joined actor Jodie Prenger (who plays Helen) and the cast to celebrate the opening of Shelagh Delaney's era-defining play, which returns to the West End after 60 years.

Sonoma Arts Live Presents THE GIFT OF THE MAGI Photo Sonoma Arts Live Presents THE GIFT OF THE MAGI
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2019

Sonoma Arts Live presents a staged reading of a new musical adaptation of the classic short story The Gift of the Magi Thanksgiving weekend on the Rotary Stage in Andrews Hall, Sonoma Community Center, 276 East Napa St. The performances are on Friday, November 29, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, November 30, at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets available from the SCC box office and online at sonomaartslive.org.

BWW Review: CATS Prowls and Prances Into the Hobby Center Photo BWW Review: CATS Prowls and Prances Into the Hobby Center
by Suzanne Tidwell - Oct 24, 2019

World Series tickets may have been the hottest tickets Tuesday night, but they definitely weren't the only tickets in town. Patron lines at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts stretched across the lobby prior to opening, proof that Andrew Lloyd Webber's cornerstone musical really is 'Now and Forever Cats'.

CABARET Opens In Storyhouse Next Week Photo CABARET Opens In Storyhouse Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2019

With its iconic songs and dance moves, musical Cabaret arrives in Chester next week as part of its 2019 UK tour.

John Partridge Videos

VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer for THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, Starring Tyrone Huntley, Andy VideoVIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer for THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, Starring Tyrone Huntley, Andy Mientus, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 31, 2019

A brand new trailer has been released for the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS. The show began previews at the Soho Theatre on 18 July and will run until 24 August.

BWW Review: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, New Wimbledon Theatre
by Rona Kelly - Mar 16, 2017

Literally translated, La Cage aux Folles means 'the cage of mad women'. This seems an apt description for the characters and audience alike in Martin Connor's latest production. Funny and flirty, hysteria sweeps through the women and men in attendance and no doubt will the country, as the musical tours the UK for the first time.

STAGE TUBE: Throwback Thursday - John Partridge as Rum Tum Tugger In CATS!
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2014

Not long now till CATS opens in the West End! Our second Throwback Thursday of the day is of John Partridge playing Rum Tum Tugger in the CATS movie!

STAGE TUBE: Behind The Scenes With The Cast Of A CHORUS LINE!
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2013

The cast of A CHORUS LINE filmed this video before they opened in the West End on Tuesday February 19!

STAGE TUBE: A CHORUS LINE Returns To The West End - Official Trailer!
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2013

A CHORUS LINE has returned to the West End! The show, starring John Partridge and Scarlett Strallen, is running at the London Palladium.

STAGE TUBE: Video Teaser for A CHORUS LINE at the London Palladium!
by Stage Tube - Jan 11, 2013

John Partridge, Scarlett Strallen, Leigh Zimmerman and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt lead the cast in A Chorus Line. Check out the video teaser for the production below!

STAGE TUBE: OVER THE RAINBOW Finale - Part 2
by Robert Diamond - May 22, 2010

Tonight was the finale of the BBC's OVER THE RAINBOW. Here's videos from part 2 of the show as the winner is crowned!

STAGE TUBE: OVER THE RAINBOW Finale - Part 1
by Robert Diamond - May 22, 2010

Tonight was the finale of the BBC's OVER THE RAINBOW. Here's videos from part 1 of the show as they eliminated one of the three remaining Dorothy's, the cast visits SISTER ACT and more...

STAGE TUBE: OVER THE RAINBOW's Dorothys Appear on The One Show
by Robert Diamond - May 22, 2010

Here, all three remaining Dorothy's from Over the Rainbow appear on BBC's 'The One Show' to perform, talk about the show and more!

BWW TV: OVER THE RAINBOW - Week 7 - Results!
by Robert Diamond - May 16, 2010

Here's all the results from Week 6 of Andrew Lloyd Webber's new Over the Rainbow BBC reality show!


John Partridge Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Partridge been in?
John Partridge has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has John Partridge been in?
John Partridge has appeared on London's West End in 7 shows.

What was John Partridge's first West End show?
John Partridge's first West End show was The Hunting Of The Snark which opened in 1991