Martyn Ellis

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Martyn Ellis BIO

Theatre: One Man, Two Guvnors, Wicked, Lennon, Les Misérables, The Lion King, Grand Hotel, Guys and Dolls, 39 Steps, Aspects of Love. TV: "Sarah Jane Adventures," "Tudors," "New Adventures of Robin Hood," "Lifeboat," "William and Mary." Film: Devil’s Bridge, Cody Banks 2, A Christmas Carol.


[West End]
Original London Production, 2021
The Wizard [Replacement]

[West End]
London Production, 2021

[West End]
National Theatre Production, 2011

[West End]
Original London Production, 2006
Man #2 [Replacement]

[West End]
London Revival, 2005

[West End]
London Revival, 2004
Hermann Preysing

[London Fringe]
Original London Production, 1993

[West End]
Original London Production, 1985

Martyn Ellis News


Jean-Luc Choplin continues to bring Sondheim to Paris

Richard Kind & John Owen-Jones to Lead Sondheim's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM in Paris

Richard Kind will star as Pseudolus in the upcoming Paris production of A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, which will be the inaugural production of the new Lido 2 Paris. John Owen-Jones will take on the role of Miles Gloriosus.

BWW Review: FANDANGO at St John's Church, Halifax Street

The only element missing was castanets.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Dominion Theatre

Exclusive photography has been released from the rehearsal room with preparations underway for the musical staged concert of A Christmas Carol. Performances will begin at the Dominion Theatre on Monday 7 December.

Jacqueline Jossa, Matt Jay-Willis and More Join Brian Conley In A CHRISTMAS CAROL At The Dominion Theatre

A star cast will join Brian Conley in the new, musical staged concert of Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent's A Christmas Carol, which is set to play a strictly limited season at the Dominion Theatre in London. Performances run from Monday 7 December 2020 to Saturday 2 January 2021.

VIDEO: Broadway and UK Musicians of The Craze Perform 'The Brighton Line' From ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS

The original line up of The Craze joined forces with some of their compadres from Broadway and the International tour to conclude the Lockdown Skiffle Sessions.

Broadway Catch Up: April 9 - Lauren Patten, Ramin Karimloo, Sierra Boggess, Hailey Kilgore and More Perform

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's videos, from stars including Lauren Patten, Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess, Hailey Kilgore, and more!

VIDEO: West End Stars Sing 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life' for Acting For Others

Martyn Ellis & Adam Price have produced a video of West End stars singing Always Look on the Bright Side of Life to raise money for Acting For Others!

Cast Announced For SING YER HEART OUT FOR THE LADS At The Chichester Spiegeltent

Roy Williams's SING YER HEART OUT OF THE LADS will be performed in a pop-up venue at Chichester Festival Theatre, the Spiegeltent, which will be transformed into a pub setting to create an immersive theatrical experience. Directed by Nicole Charles, the cast is: Harold Addo, Makir Ahmed, Dajay Brown, Alexander Cobb, Rob Compton, Kirsty J Curtis, Jennifer Daley, Martyn Ellis, Michael Hodgson, Jack James Ryan, Billy Kennedy, Sian Reese-Williams, Richard Riddell and Mark Springer.

RARE BIRDS to Receive Workshop Production

North East poet Natalie Scott has been awarded Arts Council funding to develop her collection of dramatic monologues RARE BIRDS - VOICES OF HOLLOWAY PRISON for the stage. Scott will workshop the piece with director Simon Greiff, and a team of award-winning composers and West End actors, culminating in a special showcase sharing at Soho Theatre on 17th May.

BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT, Young Vic

The Notting Hill Carnival comes to Illyria, bathing its mournful sadness in music and colour; this concept couldn't be more apt, given the tragedies the West London community has gone through in recent times, though coming out as resilient as ever. In 2016, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Oskar Eustis and Shaina Taub reimagined Shakespeare's popular comedy as a shortened musical version, forming part of the Public Theater's Public Works Programme (it also had another run this summer, during Shakespeare in the Park) - and now opening Kwei-Armah's tenure as Artistic Director of the Young Vic.

Five Boroughs Music Festival Presents 'Corónica: An Empire of Silver and Gold'

Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) and GEMAS (Gotham Early Music Scene / Americas Society) present Corónica, a collective of musicians from Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Argentina and the US, in An Empire of Silver and Gold on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 7:00pm at St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church.  

COMPANY Leads October's Top 10 New London Shows

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From gender-flipped Sondheim to David Hare and Martin McDonagh, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features!

Young Vic Announces Full Casting For TWELFTH NIGHT

Young Vic has announced casting for Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub's musical reworking of Twelfth Night. The Young Vic production is set in London's Notting Hill.

Five Boroughs Music Festival Announces Programming For 2018-19 Season

Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) announces programming for its 2018-2019 season, continuing its mission of bringing affordable, world-class performances of traditional and contemporary chamber music to all five boroughs of New York City. The upcoming slate of concerts marks the organization's most collaborative season to date, including partnerships with GEMAS (Gotham Early Music / Americas Society), ClassicalCafe, Brooklyn Art Song Society, New York Festival of Song, and the LGBT Center ("The Center").

The 47th Annual Christmas Revels Travels To Venice at Harvard's Sanders Theatre

Celebrate the season with family and friends at the 47th annual Christmas Revels! A holiday tradition for nearly five decades, The Christmas Revels is a joyful theatrical celebration of the winter solstice that travels the world each year showcasing cultural traditions including music, dance, folktales and rituals. This year's holiday treat takes us to Renaissance Venice, crossroads of the world!

Meet The New West End Cast Of WICKED!

A major cast change in a long-running musical means it's time for a return visit! The latest Wicked cast took over on 24 July, and BroadwayWorld chatted to several of them after a recent performance

Final Week Offer For CAROUSEL Starring Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins

After touring to every corner of the world, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is now heading into London's West End from September 2017, playing at the Lyric Theatre for a special four-month season. Book tickets here from £25

Photo Flash: On the Red Carpet of Opening Night of CAROUSEL at London Coliseum

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel officially opened at the London Coliseum last night, 11 April 2017, and will continue its strictly limited five week run to 13 May 2017. Check out photos from opening night below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Alfie Boe and the Cast of CAROUSEL at London Coliseum

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel continues at the London Coliseum, completing its strictly limited five week run on 13 May 2017.


Martyn Ellis has not appeared on Broadway.

Martyn Ellis has appeared on London's West End in 7 shows.

Martyn Ellis's first West End show was Lennon which opened in 1985

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