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Peter Polycarpou

 
Bio:
Peter Polycarpou's extensive theatre credits include Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol for Birmingham Rep, Cheche in Anna in the Tropics and Comical Ali/God/Osama Bin Laden in Follow My Leader for Hampstead Theatre and Oscar Maddison in The Odd Couple and Roy Cohn in Angels in America both for ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Peter Polycarpou's extensive theatre credits include Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol for Birmingham Rep, Cheche in Anna in the Tropics and Comical Ali/God/Osama Bin Laden in Follow My Leader for Hampstead Theatre and Oscar Maddison in The Odd Couple and Roy Cohn in Angels in America both for ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory's West End Premiere Production, 2021
Cast
  [West End]
Old Vic Theatre World Premiere, 2019
Boris Bereszovsky/Walter/Dr Gunner
  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2017
Ahmed Qurie
  [West End]
European Premiere at Southwark Playhouse, 2017
Performer
  [West End]
Chichester Festival Theatre Production, 2012
Beadle Bamford
  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2010
Phil Cavilleri
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1998
Ali Hakim
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1989
John
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1985
Innkeeper
Drunk
Pimp
Jean Prouvaire

Photos

Peter Polycarpou, Michael Quinn, Sally Ann Triplett and Jean Grey Photo

Peter Polycarpou, Michael Quinn, Sally Ann Triplett and Jean Grey

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Date:
10/30/2020
Peter Polycarpou and Sally Ann Triplett Photo

Peter Polycarpou and Sally Ann Triplett

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Date:
10/30/2020
Robert Emery, Jean Grey, Michael Quinn, Thomas Hopkins, Peter Polycarpou, Michael Str Photo

Robert Emery, Jean Grey, Michael Quinn, Thomas Hopkins, Peter Polycarpou, Michael Strassen

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Date:
10/30/2020
Peter Polycarpou, Sally Ann Triplett, Jean Grey and Michael Strassen Photo

Peter Polycarpou, Sally Ann Triplett, Jean Grey and Michael Strassen

From: 
Date:
10/30/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory's West End Premiere Production, 2021
Cast

  [West End]
Old Vic Theatre World Premiere, 2019
Boris Bereszovsky/Walter/Dr Gunner

  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2017
Ahmed Qurie

  [West End]
European Premiere at Southwark Playhouse, 2017
Performer

  [West End]
Chichester Festival Theatre Production, 2012
Beadle Bamford

  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2010
Phil Cavilleri

  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1998
Ali Hakim

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1989
John

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1985
Innkeeper

Drunk

Pimp

Jean Prouvaire

Peter Polycarpou Biography

Peter Polycarpou's extensive theatre credits include Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol for Birmingham Rep, Cheche in Anna in the Tropics and Comical Ali/God/Osama Bin Laden in Follow My Leader for Hampstead Theatre and Oscar Maddison in The Odd Couple and Roy Cohn in Angels in America both for Manchester Library Theatre. He also played the title role in The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre, The Childcatcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the London Palladium, Thenardier in Les Miserables for the Royal Shakespeare Company and Ali Hakim in Oklahoma! for the National Theatre. On television his credits include The Last Days of Lehman Brothers, Waking the Dead, Birds of a Feather, Sunburn, Talk Greek and American Voices. His film credits include O Jerusalem, De-Lovely, Oklahoma! Evita, Julie and the Cadillacs and Mad George.

Peter Polycarpou Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - Best Actor In A Supporting Role
Peter Polycarpou, Oslo

Peter Polycarpou News

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2022

All new rehearsal photos have been released for the upcoming European première of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ multi-Tony award-winning musical The Band’s Visit, directed in a new production by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst. 

Wake Up With BWW 8/23: KPOP Cast, Angelica Ross in CHICAGO Rehearsal, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/23: KPOP Cast, Angelica Ross in CHICAGO Rehearsal, and More!
by - Aug 23, 2022

Top stories include casting for KPOP, the new musical headed to Broadway this season. The cast includes BoHyung, Min, Kevin Woo, and more! Plus, get a first look at Angelica Ross in rehearsal for Chicago, The Public announces casting for A Raisin in the Sun, and more!

Cast Announced For THE BAND'S VISIT at Donmar Warehouse Photo Cast Announced For THE BAND'S VISIT at Donmar Warehouse
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022

The Donmar Warehouse has announced the cast for the European première of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses' multi-Tony award-winning musical The Band's Visit, directed in a new production by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst.Cast and onstage band: Alon Moni Aboutboul, Sharif Afifi, Jason Alder, Marc Antolin, Harel Glazer, Levi Goldmeier, Ido Gonen, Michal Horowicz, Emma Kingston, Shira Kravitz, Nitai Levi, Yali Topol Margalith, Ashley Margolis, Carlos Mendoza de Hevia, Miri Mesika, Peter Polycarpou, Ant Romero, Idlir Shyti, Maya Kristal Tenenbaum, Sargon Yelda, Baha Yetkin.

Full Casting Announced For LOVE STORY at Cadogan Hall Photo Full Casting Announced For LOVE STORY at Cadogan Hall
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2021

Rebecca Caine (Les Miserables, The Sound of Music, Preludes) will join the previously announced Emma Williams and Michael Xavier for Love Story: 10th Anniversary Concert, directed by Kirk Jameson (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, Marry Me A LiDle).

Photos: INDECENT Starring Alexandra Silber, Molly Osborne, Cory English & More Opens  Photo Photos: INDECENT Starring Alexandra Silber, Molly Osborne, Cory English & More Opens Tonight at the Menier Chocolate Factory
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021

The Menier Chocolate Factory has returned¬†to live performances with the European premi√®re of Paula Vogel‚Äôs Tony Award-winning Indecent ‚Äď the production was in previews at the time of national lockdown in March 2020.

The Top 20 New London Shows Opening In 2021 Photo The Top 20 New London Shows Opening In 2021
by Marianka Swain - Sep 3, 2021

As theatre comes roaring back, this autumn and winter see plenty of exciting new productions, including big West End musicals and intriguing plays. Here are the shows that we’re most looking forward to seeing.

UK Premiere of INDECENT, Starring Alexandra Silber & More, Will Re-Open Menier Chocol Photo UK Premiere of INDECENT, Starring Alexandra Silber & More, Will Re-Open Menier Chocolate Factory
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2021

Opening in the company's new smaller studio space, The Mixing Room, is the world premi√®re of Brian & Roger ‚Äď A Highly Offensive Play inspired by their hit podcast Brian & Roger, written and performed by Harry Peacock and Dan Skinner. Artistic Director of the Menier David Babani directs the production opening in October.

stream.theatre Announces Pride Month Lineup Including TALES OF THE CITY THE MUSICAL,  Photo stream.theatre Announces Pride Month Lineup Including TALES OF THE CITY THE MUSICAL, CRUISE and HUSHABYE MOUNTAIN
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021

From Jeff Whitty, the creator of Avenue Q, and the Scissor Sister's Jake Shears and John Garden comes ARMISTEAD MAUPIN'S TALES OF THE CITY, THE MUSICAL based on Armistead Maupin's landmark series of novels about San Francisco in the 70s. The presentation is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the premiere musical staging at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater in 2011.

Broadway and West End Stars Share Their Theatre Memories in Celebration of World Thea Photo Broadway and West End Stars Share Their Theatre Memories in Celebration of World Theatre Day
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 27, 2021

March 27 marks World Theatre Day! Although we can't be together to celebrate, we can still reminisce on the fun of theatre in our lives.

LITTLE WARS & FALLING STARS to Stream in February Photo LITTLE WARS & FALLING STARS to Stream in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2021

Juliet Stevenson leads an all-star female cast in this streamed production of  Steven Carl McCasland’s dinner party drama, Little Wars.  Joining Stevenson are Linda Bassett Debbie Chazen, Natasha Karp, Catherine Russell, Sarah Solemani and Olivier-recipient Sophie Thompson.

Peter Polycarpou Videos

VIDEO: London Cast Recording of WORKING to Be Released Next Week VideoVIDEO: London Cast Recording of WORKING to Be Released Next Week
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2018

Ghostlight Records will release the Original London Cast Recording of Stephen Schwartz's WORKING on Friday, March 2. Watch below for a preview of the new show!

STAGE TUBE: Donmar's CITY OF ANGELS Performs 'What You Don't Know About Women' at the Olivier Awards
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2015

Sunday night, April 12, Donmar Warehouse's CITY OF ANGELS won the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival. Rebecca Trehearn and Rosalie Craig performed What You Don't Know About Women on the live broadcast.

STAGE TUBE: Looking Back At MISS SAIGON!
by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2013

Booking opens today for the new West End production of Miss Saigon - and to celebrate, we've picked a few video clips from the archive!

BWW Video Teaser: Catch a Glimpse of Michael Ball in SWEENEY TODD - New Footage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2012

The West-End production of SWEENEY TODD, starring Michael Ball as Sweeney Todd and Imelda Staunton as Mrs. Lovett, opened to raves on March 20 at the Adelphi Theatre following its sell-out success at the Chichester Festival Theatre. BroadwayWorld has just gotten ahold of the very first clip of Michael Ball as the demon barber himself singing 'Pretty Women.' Click below to catch a glimpse!

STAGE TUBE: Opening Night of SWEENEY TODD Starring Ball and Staunton
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2012

Oh yes! We've got a red carpet video for the opening night of SWEENEY TODD, which opened on the 20th on the West End. The video features interviews with stars Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton as well as Jason Manford, David Mitchell, Jim Broadbent and Tom Jones. Plus, there's a little peek of an onstage kiss.

AUDIO: Introducing Danny Davies HEY PRODUCER! Cabaret Collection
by Jessica Lewis - Mar 15, 2012

Prominent players from the world of musical theatre have come together to record a unique collection of original musical theatre and cabaret songs, all composed by Danny Davies, with additional lyrics by playwright, director and actor Pete Gallagher, and lyricist Judy Wolfson in the new album Hey, Producer! Below, BroadwayWorld is pleased to introduce the album's title track! Stay tuned for more coming soon!

STAGE TUBE: Stephen Sondheim Talks New West End SWEENEY TODD!
by Robert Diamond - Mar 11, 2012

Click below to watch an interview with composer Stephen Sondheim talking about the new West End production of SWEENEY TODD which began previews last night in London starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton.

Photos and Video: First Look at West End's SWEENEY TODD with Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2012

Following sell-out success at Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Kent's acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd transfers to London's West End for a limited season from 10 March 2012. Widely acknowledged as Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece, Sweeney Todd stars distinguished musical performer Michael Ball as the eponymous demon barber of Fleet Street and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton as the devoted Mrs Lovett. Check out a video preview along with photos from the upcoming transfer below!

STAGE TUBE: Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton in SWEENEY TODD
by Robert Diamond - Oct 6, 2011

Chichester's Festival 2011 closes with Sweeney Todd, the musical commonly acknowledged to beStephen Sondheim's masterpiece, in a cast led by distinguished musical performer Michael Ball and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton.

STAGE TUBE: West End Stars Promote Dress Circle Benefit!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 1, 2011

Stuart Matthew Price and James Yeoburn gather the West End's finest for a one-off celebratory gala at the West End home of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical, The Phantom of the Opera. A press release issued in May 2011 announcing that Dress Circle was facing imminent closure caused a phenomenal response from theatre lovers who were saddened by the possibility of losing the 'Greatest Showbiz Shop in the World'. The shop was founded in 1978 with the intention of providing an unrivalled selection of musical theatre and cabaret related merchandise. After celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2008, Dress Circle claims to be the longest running show business and musical theatre shop in the world. In the video below, the West End's finest stars unite to promote the big event!


Peter Polycarpou Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Peter Polycarpou been in?
Peter Polycarpou has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Peter Polycarpou been in?
Peter Polycarpou has appeared on London's West End in 12 shows.

What was Peter Polycarpou's first West End show?
Peter Polycarpou's first West End show was Les Miserables which opened in 1985

What awards has Peter Polycarpou been nominated for?
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for Oslo .