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Oliver Chris is a British actor. He currently stars in the ITV series Breathless. He appeared in the West End and Broadway productions of One Man, Two Guvnors, the West End production of Twelfth Night and the Broadway production of King Charles III.

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[West End]
National Theatre Production, 2017

Original Broadway Production, 2015

National Theatre of Great Britain Production, 2012
Stanley Stubbers

[West End]
National Theatre Production, 2011
Guvnor No. 2

Oliver Chris Movies

The Gathering
[ 2002 ] Brett
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
[ 2004 ] Director in Gallery
[ 2010 ] Darren
National Theatre Live: One Man, Two Guvnors
[ 2011 ] Stanley Stubbers
National Theatre Live: Young Marx
[ 2017 ] Friedrich Engels
National Theatre Live: Twelfth Night
[ 2017 ] Orsino
The Little Stranger
[ 2018 ] Tony Morley
A Midsummer Night's Dream
[ 2019 ] Theseus, Duke of Athens, Oberon, King of the Fairies
Miss Marx
[ 2020 ] FriedrichFreddyDemuth
[ 2020 ] John Knightley
[ 2020 ] Sir Gareth
[ 2022 ] Hart
What's Love Got to Do with It?
[ 2022 ] James

Oliver Chris TV Shows

Bluestone 42
Green Wing

Oliver Chris Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2012 - Best Performance In A Supporting Role

Oliver Chris, One Man, Two Guvnors

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Oliver Chris News

Oliver Chris Joins Tamsin Greig In THE DEEP BLUE SEA at Theatre Royal Bath, Further Cast Announced

Oliver Chris will join the previously announced Olivier Award winner Tamsin Greig to play Freddy opposite her portrayal of Hester Collyer in Theatre Royal Bath's production of The Deep Blue Sea, Terence Rattigan's 1950's study of obsession and the destructive power of love. 

WYO Theater to Feature National Theatre Live Productions

Experience the best of British theater at the WYO Theater with National Theatre Live productions. Don't miss 'Jack Absolute Flies Again' on Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.

Cast & Voice Over Artists Revealed For SPITTING IMAGE THE MUSICAL

As Idiots Assemble: Spitting Image The Musical  written by a tour de force comedy team made up of  Al Murray (The Pub Landlord) Matt Forde (The Political Party) and double Olivier award winner  Sean Foley (The Upstart Crow, The Play What I Wrote) heads towards its  West End Premiere at the Phoenix Theatre the full cast of voice-over artists and puppeteers and is released.

Denise Gough, Freddie Fox and More Join The Fifth Annual Platform Presenting West End Gala

The game of Consequences - drawing an image, turning over the page to hide it and passing it on - often ends in astonishing and eye-wateringly funny results.

National Theatre Live Screening of JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN to be Presented at Hammer Theatre Center in March

Bay Area Theatre lovers will be transported to pastoral Britain during the 1940s when Hammer Theatre Center presents the National Theatre Live screening of Jack Absolute Flies Again.

A West End Gala Night of 'Theatrical Consequences' Comes to the Savoy Theatre in May

The game of Consequences - drawing an image, turning over the page to hide it and passing it on - often ends in astonishing and eye-wateringly funny results. Now inspired by this “what will happen next?” children's game, there will be a one night only fundraising gala evening at the Savoy theatre on Monday 15 May, 2023.

The Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen National Theatre's JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN This Month

The best of British Theatre will continue to be screened at The Ridgefield Playhouse when it presents National Theatre in HD's Jack Absolute Flies Again on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 7pm. The evening is part of the FirstLight Home Care Classical Series.

See The National Theatre Of London's JACK ABSOLUTE at The Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month

This fall The Ridgefield Playhouse continues its tradition of presenting the best of British theater with its FirstLight Home Care Classical Series. On Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 7pm is the National Theatre in HD screening of Jack Absolute Flies Again, a rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night).

See National Theatre Of London's FRANKENSTEIN at The Ridgefield Playhouse This Month

The international sensation National Theatre of London's Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange, Hamlet, BBC's Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting) is returning to the big screen of the Ridgefield Playhouse! Captured live in 2011, this imaginative retelling of Mary Shelley's classic novel was experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world.

Ava Wong Davies Announced as Winner of the 2022 Ambassador Theatre Group Playwright's Prize

Emerging playwright Ava Wong Davies has won the £5,000 Ambassador Theatre Group Playwright's Prize in association with Platform Presents for her play 'Graceland'.

Apple TV+ Renews TRYING Comedy Series for Season Four

The third season finds Nikki, played by BAFTA Award nominee Esther Smith, and Jason, played by SAG Award nominee Rafe Spall, waking up as new parents to two children they are still getting to know. Now they just have to keep hold of them, which proves to be trickier than they initially thought.

Exclusive: Tickets From £24 for JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN

Exclusive: tickets from just £24 for Jack Absolute Flies Again.

Apple TV+ Announces TRYING Season Three Premiere Starring Rafe Spall and Esther Smith

Leading into National Parent’s Day, Apple TV+ has announced the third season of the critically acclaimed series “Trying.' In “The Home,” Jason and Nikki wake up as the new parents of two kids they’ve barely met. But will they be able to keep both? In the second episode, “The Circle,” Jason worries that Tyler will be bullied at school.

Review: JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN, National Theatre

Jack Absolute Flies Again! Originally scheduled for the Spring of 2020, it took two years, a director change, and a cast reshuffling for the show to get off the ground. It finally lands at the Olivier in a flashy production that has very little substance. One wonders how such a play ended up on one of the most coveted, prominent stages in London.

Giles Terera-Led OTHELLO and New Play KERRY JACKSON to Be Presented at the National Theatre

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.

Apple TV+ Sets TRYING Season Three Premiere

“Trying” is created, written and executive produced by Andy Wolton, directed and executive produced by Jim O’Hanlon (“Catastrophe,” “Marvel’s The Punisher”), produced by Sam Pinnell (“Motherland,” “Derry Girls”), co-produced by Tim Mannion and executive produced by Josh Cole. The series is produced by BBC Studios.

Photos: See Rosalie Craig, Indira Varma, Robert Bathurst & More at THE JOY OF TEXT West End Gala

Inspired by an hilarious exchange between her mum and brother that she has kept on her phone for years, film and theatre director Josie Rourke put together a fast, raucous and breathtaking “I can’t believe you typed that” evening in support of the Platform Presents Playwrights Prize.

The National Theatre Announces New Productions For All Three South Bank Stages This Summer

The National Theatre today announces new productions for all three South Bank stages this summer: Jack Absolute Flies Again in the Olivier theatre, Much Ado About Nothing in the Lyttelton theatre and All of Us in the Dorfman theatre with tickets on sale to the public from Thursday 10 March.  

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek at TRYING Season Two

The season two premiere entitled “A Nice Boy,” finds Nikki and Jason struggling to find the right child to adopt. In the second episode, “The Sun On Your Back,” Nikki helps Karen (Sian Brooke) choose a wedding dress and Penny (Imelda Staunton) sends Nikki and Jason to a fancy dress party that could change their lives.

Broadway Rewind: The Royal Family Comes to Broadway in KING CHARLES III

Today we rewind to 2015, when King Charles III arrived on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre, where it ran for 103 performances. Directed by Rupert Goold, the Mike Bartlett play was led by Tim Pigott-Smith, with Oliver Chris, Richard Goulding, Adam James, Margot Leicester and more. 


How many Broadway shows has Oliver Chris been in?

Oliver Chris has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Oliver Chris been in?

Oliver Chris has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Oliver Chris's first West End show?

Oliver Chris's first West End show was One Man, Two Guvnors which opened in 2011

What awards has Oliver Chris been nominated for?

Oliver Chris has been nominated for the Best Performance In A Supporting Role at the Olivier Awards for his role in One Man, Two Guvnors.

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