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Patricia Routledge

 
Patricia Routledge Headshot
Date of Birth: February 17, 1929 (93)

Birth Place: Birkenhead, Cheshire, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1992
Nettie Fowler
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1981
Veta Louise Simmons
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1976
The President's Wife
  [London Fringe]
Original London Production, 1972
Performer
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1968
Queen Victoria
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Alice Challice
  [Broadway]
1966
Performer
  [London Fringe]
Original London Production, 1963
Performer
  [West End]
London Production, 1962
Performer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1960
Mrs. Gilchrist

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1992
Nettie Fowler

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1981
Veta Louise Simmons

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1976
The President's Wife

  [London Fringe]
Original London Production, 1972
Performer

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1968
Queen Victoria

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Alice Challice

  [Broadway]
1966
Performer

  [London Fringe]
Original London Production, 1963
Performer

  [West End]
London Production, 1962
Performer

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1960
Mrs. Gilchrist


Patricia Routledge Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1992 - Actress of the Year
Patricia RoutledgeTalking Heads
 
Olivier Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Patricia Routledge, Candide
 
Olivier Awards - 1985 - Outstanding Performance of the Year in a Supporting Role
Patricia RoutledgeRichard III
 
Tony Awards - 1968 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Patricia Routledge, Darling of the Day

Patricia Routledge News

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Honoured by the Royal Academy of Music in it Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Honoured by the Royal Academy of Music in its 200th Anniversary Year
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2022

On Tuesday 12 July, the Royal Academy of Music honored some of the biggest names of stage and screen, celebrating the institution’s 200th anniversary. Recipients included songwriter, actor, producer and director Lin-Manuel Miranda who became an Honorary Doctor of the University of London.

Royal & Derngate Announces Made in Northampton Season 2022-2023 Photo Royal & Derngate Announces Made in Northampton Season 2022-2023
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2022

James Dacre, the Artistic Director at Royal & Derngate Northampton, has announced the theatre’s new Made in Northampton season, featuring eighteen productions. The programme encompasses plays, musicals, a feature film, On Demand theatre, podcasts and a new interactive digital work.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre Will Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Michael Frayn's NOI Photo Pitlochry Festival Theatre Will Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Michael Frayn's NOISES OFF in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022

Get ready for a riotous night out this summer as Pitlochry Festival Theatre celebrates the 40th anniversary of Michael Frayn's irresistible farce within a farce from 27 May-1 October.

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!

Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Spring Season of Streamed Events Photo Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Spring Season of Streamed Events
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2021

Chichester Festival Theatre has announced its upcoming spring season of streamed events , including FACING THE MUSIC interviews with Sheila Hancock, Philip Quast, Patricia Routledge, Imelda Staunton and Giles Terera, an encore screening of Celebrating Sondheim, and more!

Chichester Festival Theatre Announces New Autumn Season Photo Chichester Festival Theatre Announces New Autumn Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2020

Artistic Director Daniel Evans and Executive Director Kathy Bourne today announce a live, socially distanced season of drama, music, comedy and cabaret at Chichester Festival Theatre, running from late October to early January.

Judi Dench, Bebe Neuwirth, Montego Glover, and More Will Celebrate Noel Coward With A Photo Judi Dench, Bebe Neuwirth, Montego Glover, and More Will Celebrate Noel Coward With A MARVELLOUS PARTY
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2020

The No√ęl Coward Foundation today announces A MARVELLOUS PARTY, a transatlantic, star-studded collection of performances celebrating the continuing legacy of No√ęl Coward and coinciding with the 100th anniversary of his West End debut as a 19-year-old playwright.

BWW Review: TALKING HEADS: MISS FOZZARD FINDS HER FEET, BBC iPlayer Photo BWW Review: TALKING HEADS: MISS FOZZARD FINDS HER FEET, BBC iPlayer
by Gary Naylor - Jul 8, 2020

Technically excellent and engaging, the penultimate episode in this splendid reboot is let down by stakes that seem too slight to warrant our full emotional investment.

BWW Review: TALKING HEADS: A LADY OF LETTERS, BBC iPlayer Photo BWW Review: TALKING HEADS: A LADY OF LETTERS, BBC iPlayer
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jun 23, 2020

Even for those not around for the first TV broadcast in 1988, Alan Bennett's Talking Heads has had a long-lasting resonance. Winning two BAFTAs and an RTS award, the monologues have also been on the school curriculum for many. As monologues, they are much easier to film during these restricted times, but what these new versions prove is that the format still works brilliantly; as a showcase for some superb acting talent and for Bennett's own sharp and darkly witty scripts.

BWW Interview: At Home With The 'ims - Tim Cahill & Jim Harder Photo BWW Interview: At Home With The 'ims - Tim Cahill & Jim Harder
by Stephen Mosher - May 26, 2020

The 'ims are sweethearts to each other and to the cabaret community. During quarantine they have been living a quite and melodious life in their Manhattan apartment. Find out how in this interview with Stephen Mosher.


Patricia Routledge Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Patricia Routledge been in?
Patricia Routledge has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Patricia Routledge been in?
Patricia Routledge has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Patricia Routledge's first West End show?
Patricia Routledge's first West End show was Follow That Girl which opened in 1960

What awards has Patricia Routledge been nominated for?
Actress of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Talking Heads , Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actress in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Candide Outstanding Performance of the Year in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for Richard III and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Darling of the Day .

What awards has Patricia Routledge won?
Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actress in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Candideand Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Darling of the Day.