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Oliver Chris

 
Bio:
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. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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. (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
National Theatre Production, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
William
  [Broadway]
National Theatre of Great Britain Production, 2012
Stanley Stubbers
  [West End]
National Theatre Production, 2011
Guvnor No. 2

Oliver Chris Biography

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.

Oliver Chris Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2012 - Best Performance In A Supporting Role
Oliver Chris, One Man, Two Guvnors

Oliver Chris News

The Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen National Theatre's JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN This  Photo The Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen National Theatre's JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

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 M Photo See The National Theatre Of London's JACK ABSOLUTE at The Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2022

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 Photo See National Theatre Of London's FRANKENSTEIN at The Ridgefield Playhouse This Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2022

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 Photo Ava Wong Davies Announced as Winner of the 2022 Ambassador Theatre Group Playwright's Prize
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022

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 Photo Apple TV+ Renews TRYING Comedy Series for Season Four
by Michael Major - Aug 30, 2022

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 Photo Exclusive: Tickets From £24 for JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Aug 16, 2022

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

Apple TV+ Announces TRYING Season Three Premiere Starring Rafe Spall and Esther Smith Photo Apple TV+ Announces TRYING Season Three Premiere Starring Rafe Spall and Esther Smith
by Michael Major - Jul 18, 2022

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 Photo Review: JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN, National Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 15, 2022

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 T Photo Giles Terera-Led OTHELLO and New Play KERRY JACKSON to Be Presented at the National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

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 Photo Apple TV+ Sets TRYING Season Three Premiere
by Michael Major - May 19, 2022

“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.

Oliver Chris Videos

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek at TRYING Season Two Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek at TRYING Season Two

by Stage Tube - May 17, 2021

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

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2020

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. 

Broadway Rewind: James Corden Returns to Broadway in ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: James Corden Returns to Broadway in ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 31, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, when One Man, Two Guvnors opened on Broadway. The play opened on April 18 at the Music Box Theatre, where it ran for 159 performances.

VIDEO: First Look - Tony Nominated KING CHARLES III Comes to PBS, 5/14
by Caryn Robbins - May 4, 2017

Masterpiece on PBS and the BBC have teamed on a television adaption of the Tony-nominated play KING CHARLES III. The project will mark a reunion of the hit show's creative team, with writer Mike Bartlett adapting from his own script and Rupert Goold directing.

BWW TV: Windsors Take New York! Chatting with the KING CHARLES III Company on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 3, 2015

The play about Britain's future king, King Charles III, which began previews October 10, 2015, officially opened Sunday night, November 1, at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street, NYC). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special day, and you can go inside the after party below!

BWW TV: There's a New King in Town- Company of the Olivier-Winning KING CHARLES III Meets the Press!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 6, 2015

The highly anticipated play about Britain's future king, King Charles III, will begin previews October 10, 2015, with opening night set for November 1, 2015 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street, NYC). The company gathered on their first night in New York at 58 Gansevoort to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out interviews with the company below!

BWW TV: James Corden - 'Winning a Tony is a Lovely Thing'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2012

James Corden is this year's recipient of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS. The funny-man got serious with BroadwayWorld in the Tony press room following his win, showing us just how genuinely humbled he is by the honor.

STAGE TUBE: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS' James Corden Talks His NY Experience
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2012

On May 21, ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS' star James Corden visited BBC America in midtown Manhattan for a Q&A with WNYC's Kurt Andersen. A sneak peak at their conversation can be seen in the video clips below! Corden discusses his journey back to Broadway from The History Boys to now, how came to star in One Man, Two Guvnors and his experience on Broadway.

STAGE TUBE: New TV Spot for ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2012

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, by Richard Bean, based on Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters, began preview performances on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre on Friday, April 6, and opened April 18. Get a sneak peek at a new TV spot for the show which received 7 Tony Award nominations!

BWW TV Special: 2012 Tony Nominees - Tom Edden on the Dream Come True of Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2012

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tony Brunch on May 2, 2012, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Tom Edden nominated for 'Best Featured Actor in a Play' his hilarious performance in ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS.


Oliver Chris Frequently Asked Questions

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?
Best Performance In A Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for One Man, Two Guvnors .


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