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Mark Roper

 
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Bio:
Place of Birth: Birkenhead, England Training: Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art Theatre: Memphis (Shaftesbury Theatre); The Lion King (Lyceum Theatre and UK tour); Oliver! (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); Jailhouse Rock (Piccadilly Theatre); Calamity Jane (Sadler’s Wells); Leonardo (Strand ... (read complete bio)
 
Mark Roper Headshot

Bio:
Place of Birth: Birkenhead, England Training: Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art Theatre: Memphis (Shaftesbury Theatre); The Lion King (Lyceum Theatre and UK tour); Oliver! (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); Jailhouse Rock (Piccadilly Theatre); Calamity Jane (Sadler’s Wells); Leonardo (Strand ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Production, 2021
Pumbaa [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Premiere Production, 2014
Mr. Simmons
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2004
Mr. Johnson/Governor/Landlord/Film Director
  [London Fringe]
London Concert, 2000
Judge Turpin
  [Regional (UK)]
London Revival, 1996
Judge Turpin

Mark Roper Biography

Place of Birth: Birkenhead, England

Training: Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art

Theatre: Memphis (Shaftesbury Theatre); The Lion King (Lyceum Theatre and UK tour); Oliver! (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); Jailhouse Rock (Piccadilly Theatre); Calamity Jane (Sadler’s Wells); Leonardo (Strand Theatre); Sweeney Todd (Royal Festival Hall); Secret Garden (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Alice in Wonderland (Birmingham Repertory Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Pirates of Penzance, Where’s Charley? (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Macbeth, The Beaux’ Stratagem, Drums in the Night, Oklahoma! (Liverpool Playhouse); Fear and Misery of the Third Reich (Young Vic); When We are Married, The Crucible, A View from the Bridge, Pacific Overtures, Sunday in the Park with George, Carousel, The Sound of Music, The Wizard of Oz, The Rocky Horror Show (Leicester Haymarket); Tranmere (SWA)

Television: Breeders 2; Whiskey Cavalier; The Inbetweeners; Humans; The Windsors; Game of Thrones; Lucky Man; Delicious; Starlings; Little Crackers; Dream Team; Love, Lies and Records; Josh; Moving On; The Crimson Field; Life’s Too Short; Line of Duty; Inside Men; My Family; Hustle; After You’ve Gone; Silent Witness; Billy Goats Gruff; Dalziel and Pascoe; Mersey Beat; Desperados; Doctors; Grange Hill; Rough Justice; The Beggar Bride; Law and Order: UK; The Whistleblowers; Mike Bassett: Manager; Open Wide; Peak Practice; Coronation Street; The Bill; She’s Out; Undercover Customs; The Good Guys

Film: Disobedience; Allied; Les Misérables; Jack the Giant Slayer; The Da Vinci Code; Pierrepoint; Blitz; Anglo Saxon Attitudes

Radio: A Room of One’s Own (Radio 4); Lazytown Radio, Dogbear (BBC7).

Other: voiceover for Robocar Poli; Paw Patrol (Nick Jr.); Amnesia (video game) and many others.




Mark Roper News

THE LION KING Announces New Cast Members For West End Return Including Kayi Ushe as S Photo THE LION KING Announces New Cast Members For West End Return Including Kayi Ushe as Simba
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2021

The West End production of DISNEY'S THE LION KING will welcome 14 new members to its cast of over 50 actors, singers and dancers when it reopens its doors this summer.

Photo Flash: First Look at Amelia Roper's ZURICH at Steep Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Amelia Roper's ZURICH at Steep Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2018

Forty floors up, behind the windows of a posh Swiss hotel, a man sings, a maid cleans, children run wild, a banker makes things difficult, and one elderly woman's fight against a corrupt world order changes everything. Or nothing. Disturbingly funny, Amelia Roper's Zurich dives below the surface of lives lived in the moments before.

Steep Theatre Presents ZURICH Photo Steep Theatre Presents ZURICH
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2018

Forty floors up, behind the windows of a posh Swiss hotel, a man sings, a maid cleans, children run wild, a banker makes things difficult, and one elderly woman's fight against a corrupt world order changes everything. Or nothing. Disturbingly funny, Amelia Roper's Zurich dives below the surface of lives lived in the moments before.

Cast Announced For ZĂśRICH At Steep Theatre Photo Cast Announced For ZĂśRICH At Steep Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2018

Forty floors up, behind the windows of a posh Swiss hotel, a man sings, a maid cleans, children run wild, a banker makes things difficult, and one elderly woman's fight against a corrupt world order changes everything. Or nothing. Disturbingly funny, Amelia Roper's Zurich dives below the surface of lives lived in the moments before.

Collinson Group Appoints Lars Holmquist as SVP Group Business Development for the Americas
by Robert Diamond - Apr 1, 2016

BOSTON, April 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/

Photo Flash: First Look at Matt Cardle and Beverley Knight in UK's MEMPHIS - New Shots!
by Christina Mancuso - Jul 16, 2015

New production images for MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL have been released, now featuring multi-platinum selling recording artist and songwriter Matt Cardle as radio DJ 'Huey Calhoun' and Queen of British Soul Beverley Knight as 'Felicia Farrell', the role she originated in the West End.  Check them out below!

Matt Cardle Joins West End's MEMPHIS
by Christina Mancuso - May 11, 2015

Multi-platinum selling recording artist and songwriter Matt Cardle, who rose to fame winning the seventh series of ITVs The X Factor will join the cast of MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL in London, it is today announced. Cast and company of the award-winning 'Best Musical' at the Shaftesbury Theatre are delighted to welcome Matt who will star as radio DJ 'Huey Calhoun' from 6 July, taking over from Killian Donnelly who originated the role in the West End.

Beverley Knight Extends Run in MEMPHIS; Matt Cardle to Join Cast
by Tyler Peterson - May 11, 2015

Multi-platinum selling recording artist and songwriter Matt Cardle, who rose to fame winning the seventh series of ITVs The X Factor will join the cast of MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL in London, it is today announced. Cast and company of the award-winning 'Best Musical' at the Shaftesbury Theatre are delighted to welcome Matt who will star as radio DJ 'Huey Calhoun' from 6 July, taking over from Killian Donnelly who originated the role in the West End.

Beverley Knight Extends Run in West End's MEMPHIS
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 27, 2015

Producers of Memphis THE MUSICAL, which recently celebrated its 100th performance at the Shaftesbury Theatre, are delighted to announce that the Original London Cast Album is now available to purchase online for download. The CD will be available from 9 February at the Shaftesbury Theatre and via First Night Records.

UK's MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL Extends Booking Into 2015
by Matt Smith - Nov 5, 2014

MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL has today announced that 320,000 tickets are being put on sale as booking extends to 31st October 2015. The additional tickets will be available through the Box Office and all ticket agents from this Friday 7th November at 9am. Opening at the Shaftesbury Theatre to public and critical acclaim last month, David Bryan and Joe DiPietro's new musical, winner of four Tony® Awards including Best Musical, has been heralded as the West End's newest hit show

Mark Roper Videos

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights from MEMPHIS in the West End!
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2014

The West End production of hit Broadway musical Memphis at the Shaftesbury Theatre has its Opening Night on 23 October 2014. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Memphis has an Award-winning original score by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan and book by Joe DiPietro. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

BWW TV: Memphis Lives in Them! In Rehearsal with the West End Company of MEMPHIS
by TV - On the Road - Oct 8, 2014

Preview performances commence TOMORROW for the West End production of hit Broadway musical MEMPHIS and to celebrate, BroadwayWorld takes you inside the rehearsal room to meet the cast!


Mark Roper Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mark Roper been in?
Mark Roper has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Mark Roper been in?
Mark Roper has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Mark Roper's first West End show?
Mark Roper's first West End show was Jailhouse Rock which opened in 2004