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Michael Elwyn

 
Bio:
Michael played Sir Anthony Eden in the original production of The Audience at London’s Gielgud Theatre. He has since appeared as Leonato in Much Ado About Nothing at London’s Old Vic with James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave, directed by Mark Rylance; and as Wyn Griffith in ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Michael played Sir Anthony Eden in the original production of The Audience at London’s Gielgud Theatre. He has since appeared as Leonato in Much Ado About Nothing at London’s Old Vic with James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave, directed by Mark Rylance; and as Wyn Griffith in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
National Theatre World Premiere, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Anthony Eden
  [West End]
2013
Anthony Eden

Photos

MICHAEL ELWYN and OLIVER ALVIN-WILSON  Photo

MICHAEL ELWYN and OLIVER ALVIN-WILSON

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Date:
09/19/2016
Rod McLachlan, Anthony Cochrane, Richard McCabe, Tony Ward, Judith Ivey, Rufus Wright Photo

Rod McLachlan, Anthony Cochrane, Richard McCabe, Tony Ward, Judith Ivey, Rufus Wright, Helen Mirren, Michael Rudko, Dakin Matthews, Jason Loughlin, Michael Elwyn, Geoffrey Beevers and Dylan Baker

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Date:
03/06/2015
Helen Mirren (Queen Elizabeth II) and Michael Elwyn (Anthony Eden) Photo

Helen Mirren (Queen Elizabeth II) and Michael Elwyn (Anthony Eden)

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Date:
03/06/2015

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
National Theatre World Premiere, 2017
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Anthony Eden

  [West End]
2013
Anthony Eden

Michael Elwyn Biography


Michael played Sir Anthony Eden in the original production of The Audience at London’s Gielgud Theatre. He has since appeared as Leonato in Much Ado About Nothing at London’s Old Vic with James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave, directed by Mark Rylance; and as Wyn Griffith in National Theatre Wales’ acclaimed production of Mametz, set on the Somme in 1916.

Other theatre includes Rope (Almeida), The Long Road (Soho Theatre), Three Sisters, Cymbeline (Royal Exchange, Manchester), The Solid Gold Cadillac (Garrick Theatre), Revelations (Hampstead Theatre), Broken Glass (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Darwin in Malibu (Birmingham Rep.). A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Troilus & Cressida, All’s Well That Ends Well (Regent’s Park Open Air); The Seagull, A Penny For A Song (Richmond’s Orange Tree).

Films include: The Iron Lady, Shadowman, Half Moon Street, The French Lieutenant’s Woman, A Touch of Class, Decline and Fall. Michael played a much younger Anthony Eden in NBC’s The Gathering Storm with Richard Burton as Churchill.

Television includes: Becchi in Da Vinci’s Demons (Starz), BBC America’sSharpe’s Challenge, The Tudors, The Queen’s Sister ,Sir Edward in Robin Hood; Into The Storm (HBO); Small Island, Foyle’s War, Lionel Logue in Bertie & Elizabeth (Masterpiece Theater); Burne-Wilke in ABC’s War & Remembrance.




Michael Elwyn News

The Olivier and Dorfman Theatres to Reopen in June 2021 With UNDER MILK WOOD and AFTE Photo The Olivier and Dorfman Theatres to Reopen in June 2021 With UNDER MILK WOOD and AFTER LIFE
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2021

The National Theatre today announces plans to reopen in June, welcoming audiences back to the South Bank for the first time since closing last December.  

Gemma Arterton, Lennie James, Rory Kinnear, Alison Steadman and Meera Syal To Star In Photo Gemma Arterton, Lennie James, Rory Kinnear, Alison Steadman and Meera Syal To Star In UNPRECEDENTED: THEATRE FROM A STATE OF ISOLATION
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2020

The cast of over 50 UK actors taking part in Unprecedented: Theatre from the State of Isolation has been announced.

Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Casting Update For THE COUNTRY WIFE, THE MEETIN Photo Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Casting Update For THE COUNTRY WIFE, THE MEETING, and ME AND MY GIRL
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2018

Further casting is announced today for Festival 2018 at Chichester Festival Theatre. Clive Rowe joins Matt Lucas, Caroline Quentin and Alex Young to lead the cast of the musical ME AND MY GIRL, which Daniel Evans directs at the Festival Theatre from 2 July - 25 August. Clive will play Sir John Tremayne, returning to Chichester following his appearance in Kiss Me Kate in 2012 which later transferred to The Old Vic.

National Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming Season Photo National Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2018

New casting announced for the new National Theatre season. Full cast has been announced for Brian Friel's Translations including Colin Morgan and Ciaran Hinds, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at ÂŁ15. Eric Kofi Abrefa and Thalissa Teixeira join Vanessa Kirby in the cast of Julie, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at ÂŁ15. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy, a co-production with Neal Street Productions, cast includes Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale. Full casting is announced for the award winning An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, transferring to the National Theatre in a co-production with the Orange Tree Theatre. The NT will tour to 30 venues in 27 towns and cities across the UK and Ireland, for a total of 83 playing weeks over the next year. Rufus Norris' Macbeth to tour to 18 venues across the UK and Ireland from autumn 2018. War Horse returns to the National Theatre marking the centenary of Armistice Day.

Bryan Cranston-Led NETWORK Begins Tonight at the National Theatre Photo Bryan Cranston-Led NETWORK Begins Tonight at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

This autumn the National Theatre will stage the world-premiere of Network, Lee Hall's new adaptation of the Oscar-winning film by Paddy Chayefsky. Previews begin tonight 4 November for a press night 13 November and continue in the repertoire until 24 March.

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Leads November's Top 10 New London Shows Photo EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Leads November's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Nov 3, 2017

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a new British musical to starry Mamet and cheeky burlesque, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews

National Theatre Announces Casting for MACBETH, THE GREAT WAVE, JOHN and More Photo National Theatre Announces Casting for MACBETH, THE GREAT WAVE, JOHN and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Dates and casting have announced for new National Theatre season!

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals with Bryan Cranston, Michelle Dockery, and Cast of NET Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals with Bryan Cranston, Michelle Dockery, and Cast of NETWORK at National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

First chance to buy Network tickets through Friday Rush is this Friday 27 October. Performances start on Saturday 4 November. BroadwayWorld brings you an inside look at rehearsals for Network below!

Be Projected Onstage in Bryan Cranston-Led NETWORK at the National Photo Be Projected Onstage in Bryan Cranston-Led NETWORK at the National
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Want to see your video in Network? Bryan Cranston just announced that audience members can send in footage of them saying, 'I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore!' with the hashtag #ntMadAsHell for a chance to see their work projected as part of Network. Check out his announcement below!

Cast Complete for Bryan Cranston-Led NETWORK at the National Theatre; Show to Offer O Photo Cast Complete for Bryan Cranston-Led NETWORK at the National Theatre; Show to Offer On-Stage Seating!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

This autumn the National Theatre will stage the world-premiere of Network, Lee Hall's new adaptation of the Oscar-winning film by Paddy Chayefsky.

Michael Elwyn Videos

STAGE TUBE: On This Day, March 8- Helen MIrren Receives a Royal Opening for THE AUDIENCE on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2017

stufffOn this day in 2015, Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returned to Broadway with a stunning portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. The production nabbed two Tony Awards, one for Mirren in the Leading Actress in a Play category and the other for Featured Actor in a Play, taken home by Richard McCabe for his portrayal of Harold Wilson.

VIDEO: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren Talks Being the 'Queen' of Broadway on 'Late Night'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 21, 2015

Helen Mirren stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT to talk about being the Queen of Broadway in the critically acclaimed play THE AUDIENCE. Check out clips from the performance below!

VIDEO: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren Talks Meeting The Queen on 'Live'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 31, 2015

THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren stopped by LIVE today and talked about meeting the Queen of England (and getting "Queenitis") with Kelly Ripa and co-host Mark Cuban.

VIDEO: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren Says Don't Call Her 'Sexy': 'It's Totally Overused'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 31, 2015

Helen Mirren stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about her new film 'Woman in Gold' and her starring role as Queen Elizabeth II in Broadway's THE AUDIENCE. Check out the appearance below!

VIDEO: Helen Mirren Talks THE AUDIENCE & More on 'Tonight Show'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 31, 2015

Helen talks to Jimmy about her adventures traveling on New York City trains while commuting to her Broadway play, THE AUDIENCE.

BWW TV: Long May She Reign! Helen Mirren & More Celebrate Opening Night of THE AUDIENCE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returns to Broadway as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. The production opened last night, March 8, 2015, and runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night, and below, you can check out interviews with Mirren and the rest of the cast at the aftetr party!

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE AUDIENCE with Neil Patrick Harris, Tyne Daly & More!
by TV - Red Carpets - Mar 9, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returns to Broadway as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. The production opened last night, March 8, 2015, and runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with the night's biggest guests before the curtain went up, and below, you can check out interviews with Tyne Daly, Taylor Hackford, David Burtka, Neil Patrick Harris & more!

BWW TV: First Look Video from THE AUDIENCE on Broadway!
by Robert Diamond - Mar 7, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren opens on Broadway on Sunday night as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. We've got a first look at scenes from the limited engagement, which runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street, New York, NY).

VIDEO: Helen Mirren Talks Portraying and Meeting Queen Elizabeth II
by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2015

Helen Mirren returns to the Broadway stage to portray Queen Elizabeth II for the second time, having previously portrayed her in the 2006 film, THE QUEEN. In the following interview, Mirren discusses playing the icon and even meeting her. Check it out below!


Michael Elwyn Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael Elwyn been in?
Michael Elwyn has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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

What was Michael Elwyn's first West End show?
Michael Elwyn's first West End show was The Audience which opened in 2013