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Nicholas Woodeson

 
Bio:
Recent theatre: Willy in Death of a Salesman, Harold Wilson in The Audience in the West End; Malvolio in Twelfth Night as the first production in the new Everyman Theatre, Liverpool; Max in The Homecoming at the RSC; Mr Prince in Rocket to the Moon at the National Theatre; Burleigh in Mary Stuart on ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Recent theatre: Willy in Death of a Salesman, Harold Wilson in The Audience in the West End; Malvolio in Twelfth Night as the first production in the new Everyman Theatre, Liverpool; Max in The Homecoming at the RSC; Mr Prince in Rocket to the Moon at the National Theatre; Burleigh in Mary Stuart on ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Tenth Anniversary Celebration, 2018
Performer
  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2012
Sam Mussabini
Sam Mussabini [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Lord Burleigh
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2004
Bones
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Inspector Goole [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1982
Bouller
Eichmann
Maurice (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1981
Emil/Jacko
Emil
Jacko
Barman (Understudy)
Butcher (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1978
Henry Straker
  [West End]
West End, 2015
Harold Wilson [Replacement]

Photos

Joseph Mydell, Hugo Weaving and Nicholas Woodeson
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Joseph Mydell, Hugo Weaving and Nicholas Woodeson

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02/10/2020
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Nicholas Woodeson

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02/10/2020
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Nicholas Woodeson

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11/29/2018
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Nicholas Woodeson

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11/29/2018
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Nicholas Woodeson

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11/29/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
London Tenth Anniversary Celebration, 2018
Performer

  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2012
Sam Mussabini

Sam Mussabini [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Lord Burleigh

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2004
Bones

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Inspector Goole [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1982
Bouller

Eichmann

Maurice (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1981
Emil/Jacko

Emil

Jacko

Barman (Understudy)

Butcher (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1978
Henry Straker

  [West End]
West End, 2015
Harold Wilson [Replacement]

Nicholas Woodeson Biography

Recent theatre: Willy in Death of a Salesman, Harold Wilson in The Audience in the West End; Malvolio in Twelfth Night as the first production in the new Everyman Theatre, Liverpool; Max in The Homecoming at the RSC; Mr Prince in Rocket to the Moon at the National Theatre; Burleigh in Mary Stuart on Broadway. Chariots of Fire (Hampstead Theatre), Von Ribbentrop’s Watch (Watford Palace Theatre), An Inspector Calls (Novello Theatre), Moonlight & Magnolias (Tricycle Theatre), Legal Fiction (Theatre Royal Bath), The Chairs (The Gate), Romance (Almeida Theatre), Arab-Israeli Cookbook (Tricycle Theatre), Jumpers (National Theatre, West End and Broadway). Recent television: "Will" (TNT), "Delicious" (Sky), "Taboo" (BBC), "The Living and the Dead" (BBC), "Friday Night Dinner" (Channel 4), "Letters From Baghdad" (Between The Republic), "The Eichmann Show" (Feelgood), "George Gently" (Company Pictures), "Mapp and Lucia" (BBC), "New Tricks" (Wall To Wall), "Ripper Street" (Tiger Aspect), "The Honourable Woman" (BBC), "Poirot" (ITV), "The Assets" (ABC), "Borgia" (Atlantique Productions & Canal +), "Moonfleet" (Company Pictures), "The Escape Artist" (BBC), "The Kevin Eldon Show" (BBC), "Silk" (BBC), "Loving Miss Hatto" (Left Bank Pictures), "Red Riding" (Revolution Films), "Shameless" (Company Pictures), "Foyle's War" (Greenlit), "Eleventh Hour" (Granada), "Rome" (HBO / BBC). Film includes: Paddington 2, The Death of Stalin (Free Range and Quad Films), Limehouse Golem (Number 9 Films), Beirut (Art Picture Studio), Race (Trinity), The Danish Girl (Kvinde Films), Skyfall (Eon), Hannah Arendt (Heimat), Mr Turner (Film 4), Pope Joan (Constantin Film), John Carter (Disney), Amazing Grace (Clapham Films), Conspiracy (HBO), Dreaming of Joseph Lees (Midsummer Films), Mad Cows (Flashlight Films), Topsy Turvy (Thin Man), The Avengers (Warner Bros), Titanic Town (Company Pictures), Maria's Child (BBC Films), Shooting Fish (Winchester Films), The Man Who Knew Too Little (Warner Bros), The Pelican Brief (Warner Bros), The Russia House (Pathe), Heaven’s Gate (UA).

Nicholas Woodeson Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1987 - Actor of the Year
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Drama Desk Awards - 1979 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play
Nicholas Woodeson, Man and Superman

Nicholas Woodeson News

Carrie Hope Fletcher, Anton Lesser, and Nicholas Woodeson Are Part Of Rose Theatre's  Photo Carrie Hope Fletcher, Anton Lesser, and Nicholas Woodeson Are Part Of Rose Theatre's 2022/2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022

Rose Theatre's Artistic Director, Christopher Haydon, has announced the first Rose Productions in the 2022/23 Season, beginning on 9 September with the London premiere of Anthony McCarten's The Two Popes starring Anton Lesser and Nicholas Woodeson.

Full Cast Announced For THE TEMPEST at Ustinov Studio, Bath Photo Full Cast Announced For THE TEMPEST at Ustinov Studio, Bath
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

Casting is announced for The Tempest by William Shakespeare, which will be the first production in Deborah Warner's inaugural season as Artistic Director of the Ustinov Studio in Bath.

THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT Enters Final Weeks of Performances Photo THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT Enters Final Weeks of Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021

The Mirror and the Light, currently running at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End, has entered its final four weeks with its last performance on Sunday 28th November 2021. The production has been a flagship theatrical event for the reopening of London's West End, delighting audiences since it opened earlier this year. 

BWW Review: THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT, Gielgud Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT, Gielgud Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 8, 2021

Many people got through the first lockdown engrossed in the final part of Hilary Mantel’s literary trilogy following the rise and fall of Thomas Cromwell. After the successful stage adaptations of the first two books, fans have waited seven years to see The Mirror And The Light; the concluding part of Mantel’s epic work. Whether it was worth the wait is not entirely clear.

Extension Announced For THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT at the Gielgud Theatre Photo Extension Announced For THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT at the Gielgud Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2021

The third and final novel in the Wolf Hall trilogy has been adapted for the West End stage by Dame Hilary Mantel and Ben Miles. Jeremy Herrin, who was nominated for an Olivier Award, a Tony Award and won the Evening Standard Award for the first two productions, returns to direct. Nathaniel Parker resumes his Olivier Award winning portrayal of Henry VIII.

Final Casting Announced For THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT Photo Final Casting Announced For THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2021

New names added to the cast are: Melissa Allan (Princess Mary), Samuel Awoyo (Ensemble), Ian Drysdale (French Ambassador), Jo Herbert (Lady Rochford), Andrew Hodges (Ensemble), Niamh James (Ensemble), Umi Myers (Helen Sadler / Dorothea Wolsey), Liam Smith (Walter Cromwell) and Nicholas Tizzard (Ensemble).

Casting Announced For THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT at the Gielgud Theatre Photo Casting Announced For THE MIRROR AND THE LIGHT at the Gielgud Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021

As previously announced Ben Miles will return to his role as Cromwell to complete the trilogy. Nathaniel Parker joins him, resuming his Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award nominated role as Henry VIII. The full cast of 23 will be the biggest yet in the series, with 13 actors announced today, five of whom - Miles, Parker, Nicholas Boulton (Duke of Suffolk), Matt Pidgeon (Stephen Gardiner) and Giles Taylor (Archbishop Cranmer) - return to their roles in the earlier plays. 

Judi Dench, Amanda Seyfried, James Norton and More Join Charity Album  INCIDENTAL: Mu Photo Judi Dench, Amanda Seyfried, James Norton and More Join Charity Album INCIDENTAL: Music For The Stage
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021

To launch the project today, two singles from  the album are being released: Rachel Portman’s prologue to A Tale of Two Cities featuring Judi Dench and White Lies’ prologue to Cat on a Hot Tin Roof featuring Amanda Seyfried, both of which are available now!

Review Roundup: Tony Kushner Adapts THE VISIT at The National Theatre Photo Review Roundup: Tony Kushner Adapts THE VISIT at The National Theatre
by Review Roundups - Feb 14, 2020

The Visit plays on the Olivier Stage at The National Theatre. Based on the play by Friedrich DĂĽrrenmatt adapted by Tony Kushner, original English version by Maurice Valency. Read the reviews!

BWW Review: THE VISIT, National Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE VISIT, National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Feb 14, 2020

Three years after the National's enthralling revival of Tony Kushner's Angels in America, the playwright returns with his new adaptation of Friedrich DĂĽrrenmatt's tragicomic 1956 parable a?' which has also been turned into an Ingrid Bergman-starring film and a Kander and Ebb musical.

Nicholas Woodeson Videos

BWW TV: What's TRAVESTIES All About? Tom Hollander and Company Explain! VideoBWW TV: What's TRAVESTIES All About? Tom Hollander and Company Explain!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 11, 2018

The cast of Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties met the press this week and BroadwayWorld was on hand to catch all the action. Get the full scoop on the play straight from the cast below!

VIDEO: First Look - Tom Hardy Stars in 8-Part Drama Series TABOO, Premiering on FX
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 27, 2016

Below, check out the trailer for BBC One's TABOO, a new eight-part drama series executive produced by Tom Hardy alongside Ridley Scott and the show's creator Steven Knight.

BWW TV Show Preview: Mary Stuart
by Craig Brockman - Apr 28, 2009

The critically acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of MARY STUART, starring Janet McTeer as Mary, Queen of Scots and Harriet Walter as Elizabeth I, celebrated Opening Night at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) on Sunday, April 19th, 2009. BroadwayWorld.com has these show highlights just for you!


Nicholas Woodeson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Nicholas Woodeson been in?
Nicholas Woodeson has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Nicholas Woodeson been in?
Nicholas Woodeson has appeared on London's West End in 4 shows.

What was Nicholas Woodeson's first West End show?
Nicholas Woodeson's first West End show was The Audience which opened in

What awards has Nicholas Woodeson been nominated for?
Actor of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Sarcophagus and Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Man and Superman .