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Peter Capaldi played the Twelfth doctor in Doctor Who, and ferocious spin doctor Malcolm Tucker in four series of The Thick of It (for which he won a BAFTA) and film spin off In the Loop. He played Mr Micawber in Armando Iannucci’s David Copperfield last year and will be seen later this year in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad and Terence Davies’ biography of Siegfried Sassoon, Benediction.
As a director and writer he won an Oscar and BAFTA for his short film Franz Kafka's It’s a Wonderful Life, and directed the first two series of BAFTA award winning comedy Getting On. He also wrote and directed Bafta nominated The Cricklewood Greats.

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Peter Capaldi STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Performer

[West End]
Original London Production, 2011
Professor Marcus

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Robert Ross


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Cast Set For MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast of Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Associate Artistic Director Sean Holmes (The Comedy of Errors, Globe), with Ekow Quartey and Amalia Vitale as Benedick and Beatrice.

Open Door Reveals Elevate Participants For 2023/24

Open Door have unveiled the latest graduating actors selected to be part of Open Door Elevate, an initiative now in its fourth year, designed to help emerging talent from lower-income backgrounds as they enter the professional industry.

CONSTELLATIONS Will Be Available to Stream on National Theatre at Home

The National Theatre has announced that the Donmar Warehouse revival of the Royal Court Theatre Production, CONSTELLATIONS, directed by former artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse Michael Longhurst (Amadeus) will be available to stream on National Theatre at Home.

Felicity Huffman Will Make Her UK Stage Debut in the Revival of HIR at the Park Theatre

​​​​​​​Multi award-winning actress Felicity Huffman, renowned for her roles in the 2005 film Transamerica and international hit television series Desperate Housewives, makes her UK stage debut in the revival of Hir, an explosive comedy by Taylor Mac opening at Park Theatre in 2024.

CRIMINAL RECORD to Premiere on Apple TV+ In January Starring Cush Jumbo & Peter Capaldi

Apple TV+ will premiere “Criminal Record,” its eight-episode crime thriller starring Academy Award winner Peter Capaldi (“Doctor Who,” “The Thick of It”), and Laurence Olivier Award and Critics Choice Award nominee Cush Jumbo (“The Good Wife,” “The Good Fight,” “The Beast Must Die”) as detectives in a tug of war over a high-profile murder case.

Open Door Announce Applications for Their Acting and Behind The Scenes Programmes are Open

Award-winning charity Open Door today announces applications for their Acting and Behind the Scenes programmes are open, with auditions and interviews set to take place in September and October.

Amando Iannucci and Sean Foley Seek Shape-Shifting Comic Actor for DR. STRANGELOVE

In an interview with BBC News, Sean Foley said: “They’ve got to be a great comic actor, of which we have very many. They’ve got to be of that shape-shifting kind of quality.'

Stage Production of Stanley Kubrick's DR. STRANGELOVE to Open in London in Autumn 2024

Stanley Kubrick's iconic work will be adapted for the first time ever, when a world premiere stage production of his timeless classic Dr. Strangelove opens in the West End in Autumn 2024.

Open Door Unveils Elevate Participants For 2022/23

Open Door have unveiled the graduating actors selected to be part of Open Door Elevate, a brand-new initiative now in it's third year, designed to help emerging talent from lower-income backgrounds as they enter the professional industry.

Annaleigh Ashford, Amber Ruffin & More to Guest on BIG MOUTH Season Six

Full guest star line-up includes Adam Levine, Annaleigh Ashford, Amber Ruffin, Brian Tyree Henry, Chris O’Dowd (as Flanny O'Lympic from Human Resources), Cole Escola, Ed Helms,  Ira Glass, Jeff Goldblum, Matt Rogers, Peter Capaldi, Steve-O, and Tyler The Creator. Watch the new video trailer for the upcoming season now!

MY POLICEMAN Cast to Receive 2022 TIFF Tribute Award for Performance

The ensemble cast of My Policeman — Harry Styles, Emma Corrin, Gina McKee, Linus Roache, David Dawson, and Rupert Everett — will be honoured with the TIFF Tribute Award for Performance. As previously scheduled, My Policeman by director Michael Grandage will have its World Premiere at this year’s Festival.

Apple TV+ Lands Series Order for New London Crime Thriller CRIMINAL RECORD

The series touches on issues of race, institutional failure, and the quest to find common ground in a polarized Britain. Peter Capaldi (“Doctor Who,” “The Thick of It”) stars as Detective Chief Inspector Daniel Hegarty and Cush Jumbo (“The Good Wife,” “The Good Fight,” “The Beast Must Die”) stars as Detective Sergeant June Lenker.

CONSTELLATIONS Will Be Available To Watch Online For Four Weeks Only

After winning two Olivier Awards - for Best Revival, and Best Actress in a Play for Sheila Atim, the Donmar Warehouse today announces that the on demand streaming of the critically acclaimed revival of Nick Payne's Constellations will be available for an additional four weeks until 25 May.

Louise Redknapp Joins the Cast of FATAL ATTRACTION

From Wednesday 9th March (New Theatre, Cardiff) acclaimed actress, musician, TV presenter and Strictly Come Dancing star Louise Redknapp joins Oliver Farnworth (Dan Gallagher) as his wife, Beth and Susie Amy who takes on the role of Alex Forrest when Kym Marsh concludes her run in the tour on Saturday 5th March 2022.

Kym Marsh Will Lead a New Stage Thriller of FATAL ATTRACTION

Casting has been announced for a new production of Fatal Attraction, based on the classic Paramount Pictures Corporation film. Kym Marsh * (ITV's Coronation Street) will perform the iconic role of Alex Forrest, Oliver Farnworth (ITV's Coronation Street) her lover, Dan Gallagher and Susie Amy (ITV's Footballers' Wives) his wife, Beth.

Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS Will Be Available To Watch Online This Autumn

All four productions - starring Sheila Atim and Ivanno Jeremiah, Peter Capaldi and Zoë Wanamaker, Omari Douglas and Russell Tovey, and Anna Maxwell Martin and Chris O'Dowd, have been filmed, so audiences worldwide can enjoy this production Find out how to watch.

Photos: First Look at Anna Maxwell Martin and Chris O'Dowd in CONSTELLATIONS

In an innovative producing model, devised in response to the pandemic, four brand new casts will take turns to journey through the multiverse exploring the infinite possibilities of a relationship; each refracting the play afresh.

Photo Flash: First Look at Zoe Wanamaker and Peter Capaldi in CONSTELLATIONS

This summer Nick Payne's beautiful and heartbreaking romance Constellations is revived in the West End with a twist: four different casts take turns to journey through the multiverse exploring the infinite possibilities of a relationship; each refracting the play afresh.

BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS, Vaudeville Theatre

A play featuring string theory, beekeeping and the same scenes repeated numerous times might not be the easiest sell. However, this revival of Nick Payne’s contemplative and ingenious Constellations is smart, funny and exceptionally moving. The 70-minute drama explores love, life and death through the ever-changing story of a relationship and, in a flash of creative genius, has exploded back on to the West End with four different casts.

Photo Flash: First Look at CONSTELLATIONS, Starring Sheila Atim and Ivanno Jeremiah

This summer Nick Payne's beautiful and heartbreaking romance Constellations is revived in the West End with a twist.

Peter Capaldi FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Peter Capaldi been in?

Peter Capaldi has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Peter Capaldi been in?

Peter Capaldi has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Peter Capaldi's first West End show?

Peter Capaldi's first West End show was The Ladykillers which opened in 2011

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