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Rachel Pickup

 
Bio:
Training - RADA. Recent: Portia opposite Jonathan Pryce's Shylock, world tour and film; NYC / London theatre: MTC; TFANA; Irish Rep; Shakespeare's Globe; RSC; Old Vic; Rose Theatre, (Best Actress award Time And The Conways, nomination Miss Julie); Film: Wonder Woman; Schadenfreude; Chronic, (Winner ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training - RADA. Recent: Portia opposite Jonathan Pryce's Shylock, world tour and film; NYC / London theatre: MTC; TFANA; Irish Rep; Shakespeare's Globe; RSC; Old Vic; Rose Theatre, (Best Actress award Time And The Conways, nomination Miss Julie); Film: Wonder Woman; Schadenfreude; Chronic, (Winner ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Lady Gay Spanker
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere at Irish Repertory Theatre, 2017
Margaret O'Donnell
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Liz Essendine (Understudy)
Monica Reed (Understudy)
Lady Saltburn (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory Theatre Production, 2011
Agnes
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2006
Pamela [Replacement]
Margaret [Replacement]
Annabella Schmidt [Replacement]

Photos

Rachel Pickup, Alasdair Craig  Photo

Rachel Pickup, Alasdair Craig

From: 
Date:
01/27/2022
Rachel Pickup, Alasdair Craig  Photo

Rachel Pickup, Alasdair Craig

From: 
Date:
01/27/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Lady Gay Spanker

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere at Irish Repertory Theatre, 2017
Margaret O'Donnell

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Liz Essendine (Understudy)

Monica Reed (Understudy)

Lady Saltburn (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory Theatre Production, 2011
Agnes

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2006
Pamela [Replacement]

Margaret [Replacement]

Annabella Schmidt [Replacement]

Rachel Pickup Biography

Training - RADA. Recent: Portia opposite Jonathan Pryce's Shylock, world tour and film; NYC / London theatre: MTC; TFANA; Irish Rep; Shakespeare's Globe; RSC; Old Vic; Rose Theatre, (Best Actress award Time And The Conways, nomination Miss Julie); Film: Wonder Woman; Schadenfreude; Chronic, (Winner Cannes 2015). Member The Actors' Centre.




Rachel Pickup News

Olivia Darnley Joins The Company of A SINGLE MAN at Park Theatre Photo Olivia Darnley Joins The Company of A SINGLE MAN at Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022

Olivia Darnley completes the company for the world première of Christopher Isherwood's A Single Man, joining Theo Fraser Steele who leads the cast as George, alongside Freddie Gaminara, Miles Molan and Phoebe Pryce.

Full Cast Announced For World Première Of Christopher Isherwood's A SINGLE MAN at Pa Photo Full Cast Announced For World Première Of Christopher Isherwood's A SINGLE MAN at Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022

Troupe, in association with Park Theatre, today announce the full cast for the world première of Christopher Isherwood's A Single Man, in a new adaptation from Simon Reade with direction by Philip Wilson.

Photos: First Look at Immersive STILL LIFE at The Mill at Sonning Photo Photos: First Look at Immersive STILL LIFE at The Mill at Sonning
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 27, 2022

Surely one of the most haunting love stories ever told about the secret love affair between suburban housewife Laura Jesson and an idealistic doctor, Alex Harvey, who, after a brief encounter, meet at the station cafe over the course of several weeks.

STILL LIFE Will Be Performed Site Specific In The Waterwheel Bar At The Mill At Sonni Photo STILL LIFE Will Be Performed Site Specific In The Waterwheel Bar At The Mill At Sonning
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2022

The bar is to be transformed into the refreshment room at Milford Junction railway station. The year is 1936. The play is STILL LIFE, that poignant and romantic tale of forbidden love written by No√ęl Coward, the inspiration for David Lean's classic film BRIEF ENCOUNTER.

BWW Review: THE TEMPEST, Jermyn Street Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE TEMPEST, Jermyn Street Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Dec 1, 2021

Oh, how life changes in 20 months. Not quite two years, not quite one and a half. In March 2020, artistic director of Jermyn Street Theatre Tom Littler teamed up with Michael Pennington to deliver Shakespeare‚Äôs swansong. That production played for six performances before closing down due to the¬† ‚Äúunprecedented times‚ÄĚ we‚Äôre still dealing with. It was this critic‚Äôs last show before theatres closed down and everything changed.

Michael Pennington Will Lead THE TEMPEST at Jermyn Street Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2021

On November 25, Michael Pennington will pick up his staff and books and don his robes once more, to return to the Jermyn Street Theatre stage to play Prospero in this critically hailed production of Shakespeare’s final play. 

LISTEN: Kelli O'Hara, Barbara Walsh & More Pay Tribute to Joseph Siravo on THE VORACI Photo LISTEN: Kelli O'Hara, Barbara Walsh & More Pay Tribute to Joseph Siravo on THE VORACIOUS STUDENT Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021

Prolific stage and screen actor Joseph Siravo (Oslo, The Light in the Piazza) is celebrated and remembered in the most recent episode of The Voracious Student podcast.

James Purefoy to Lead THE ODYSSEY at Jermyn Street Theatre Photo James Purefoy to Lead THE ODYSSEY at Jermyn Street Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021

Jermyn Street Theatre has today announced casting for its marathon performance of Homer’s The Odyssey, translated by Emily Wilson. James Purefoy (Rome, Fisherman’s Friends, Churchill) stars as Odysseus, the Greek hero whose ten-year journey home from Troy is the heart of Homer’s epic poem.

The Sol Project Announces Dates for Third Annual SOLFEST Photo The Sol Project Announces Dates for Third Annual SOLFEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2020

The Sol Project, the national theater initiative dedicated to amplifying Latinx voices and building a body of work for the new American theater, and North Star Projects announced a virtual benefit reading of Vanessa Garcia and Jake Cline's play, JENNA & THE WHALE, which will be streamed on Broadway on Demand on Tuesday, June 30 at 5:30pm.

Virtual Reading of New Play JENNA & THE WHALE to Benefit North Star Projects and The  Photo Virtual Reading of New Play JENNA & THE WHALE to Benefit North Star Projects and The Sol Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2020

Jenna & the Whale is a powerful new play written by Vanessa Garcia and Jake Cline. Please join us on Tuesday, June 30 at 5:30 p.m. for a virtual reading and benefit for North Star Projects and The Sol Project.

Rachel Pickup Videos

BWW TV: The Comedy Continues Inside Opening Night of PRESENT LAUGHTER!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 8, 2017

After the curtain came down Wednesday night at the St. James Theatre, the laughter subsided and the company of Present Laughter celebrated a triumphant opening night at Gotham Hall. BroadwayWorld was there at the opening night after party and we're taking you behind the scenes below!

VIDEO: Kevin Kline Teaches Stephen Colbert How to Take a Proper Broadway Bow
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 8, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, acclaimed stage actor Kevin Kline talked about starring in Noel Coward's PRESENT LAUGHTER on Broadway and taught Stephen how to take a proper Broadway bow.

BWW TV: PRESENT LAUGHTER's Kevin Kline & Company Get Ready to Bring Noel Coward Back to Broadway
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 25, 2017

Present Laughter will play Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street) this spring for a strictly limited 16-week engagement. Directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, performances are set to begin Friday, March 10, 2017, ahead of a Wednesday, April 5th Opening Night, and will play through Sunday, July 2nd.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with TFANA's KING LEAR, Michael Pennington
by Stage Tube - Mar 13, 2014

KING LEARMichael Pennington, two-time Olivier Award nominee, an artist of international stature and one of England's greatest classical actors, will play the title role in William Shakespeare's tragedy King Lear directed by Arin Arbus. For the second production in Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural season at its first permanent home, the new Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place in Brooklyn, Mr. Pennington leads a company of 22 actors. King Lear begins previews tomorrow, March 14 for an opening March 27 and a run through May 4. Click below for two interviews with Pennington!


Rachel Pickup Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Rachel Pickup been in?
Rachel Pickup has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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

What was Rachel Pickup's first West End show?
Rachel Pickup's first West End show was The 39 Steps which opened in 2006