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Rebecca Thornhill

 
Bio:
Rebecca Thornhill was born in Dartford, England and trained at the Arts Educational School until 1988. While still a student, she appeared in cabaret at the Royal Albert Hall, the Waldorf Hotel and Maxims de Paris in London. Her first professional engagement was at a Dougie Square Spectacular in ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Rebecca Thornhill was born in Dartford, England and trained at the Arts Educational School until 1988. While still a student, she appeared in cabaret at the Royal Albert Hall, the Waldorf Hotel and Maxims de Paris in London. Her first professional engagement was at a Dougie Square Spectacular in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2021
Mrs. Wormwood [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Original Production, 2013
Karen Holmes
  [West End]
London Revival, 2006
Julie
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2004
Winifred Banks [Replacement]
  [West End]
London Revival, 2003
Evelyn Nesbit
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2000
Sukie [Replacement]
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1998
Gertie Cummings
  [West End]
London Production, 1997
Babette

Photos

Rebecca Thornhill and Chris McHallem  Photo

Rebecca Thornhill and Chris McHallem

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Date:
06/30/2022
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Rebecca Thornhill

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Date:
06/30/2022
Frances McNamee, Frankie Hart, Keisha Amponsa Banson, Rebecca Thornhill, Eve Norris,  Photo

Frances McNamee, Frankie Hart, Keisha Amponsa Banson, Rebecca Thornhill, Eve Norris, Justina Kehinde

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Date:
06/22/2022
Aimee Hondnett, Rebecca Thornhill & Tiffany raves Photo

Aimee Hondnett, Rebecca Thornhill & Tiffany raves

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05/19/2021
Michael Begley and Rebecca Thornhill  Photo

Michael Begley and Rebecca Thornhill

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05/09/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Transfer, 2021
Mrs. Wormwood [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End Original Production, 2013
Karen Holmes

  [West End]
London Revival, 2006
Julie

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2004
Winifred Banks [Replacement]

  [West End]
London Revival, 2003
Evelyn Nesbit

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2000
Sukie [Replacement]

  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1998
Gertie Cummings

  [West End]
London Production, 1997
Babette

Rebecca Thornhill Biography

Rebecca Thornhill was born in Dartford, England and trained at the Arts Educational School until 1988. While still a student, she appeared in cabaret at the Royal Albert Hall, the Waldorf Hotel and Maxims de Paris in London. Her first professional engagement was at a Dougie Square Spectacular in Cannes. She appeared in the TV film "Eye on L.A!" as well as a cinema advertisement for Levi Jeans. In 1994 she toured in a production of "Me, and My Girl."

Rebecca Thornhill Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2001 - Best Supporting Performance in a Musical
Rebecca ThornhillSingin' In The Rain

Rebecca Thornhill News

Photos: First Look at GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Dublin & UK Tour Photo Photos: First Look at GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Dublin & UK Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2022

The new Dublin & UK Tour production of Girl From The North Country is opening tonight in Dublin at the 3 Olympia Theatre. Written and directed by celebrated playwright Conor McPherson with music and lyrics by Bob Dylan. The production embarks on its first UK tour in August following its opening tonight. Get a first look at photos here!

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the UK Tour of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the UK Tour of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022

All new rehearsal images has been released from the new Dublin & UK Tour production of Girl From The North Country.

Full Casting Announced For GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Dublin and UK Tour Photo Full Casting Announced For GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Dublin and UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2022

Full casting is today announced for the award-winning smash-hit production of Girl From  The North Country, written and directed by celebrated playwright Conor McPherson (The  Weir, The Seafarer) with music and lyrics by Bob Dylan.

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY, King's Theatre, Glasgow Photo BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Fiona Scott - Mar 29, 2022

Hairspray has returned to Glasgow at the nicest ‚ÄúKings‚ÄĚ in town!¬†The show follows the antics of aspiring teen dancer, Tracy Turner, and her dreams of dancing on TV and ending segregation in her 1960s Baltimore community.

John Thomson Will Join HAIRSPRAY at Blackpool Winter Gardens This Christmas Photo John Thomson Will Join HAIRSPRAY at Blackpool Winter Gardens This Christmas
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2021

Television and comedy star John Thomson (Cold Feet, The Fast Show) will join the smash hit UK tour of Hairspray as Wilbur Turnblad this Christmas for three weeks at Blackpool Winter Gardens (13 December ‚Äď 2 January).

Brenda Edwards, Norman Pace and Alex Bourne Will Star in HAIRSPRAY at Theatre Royal B Photo Brenda Edwards, Norman Pace and Alex Bourne Will Star in HAIRSPRAY at Theatre Royal Brighton
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2021

It has been announced that musical theatre star and television presenter Brenda Edwards (Chicago, We Will Rock You, The X Factor, Loose Women and Songs of Praise) will star as Motormouth Maybelle in the UK and Ireland tour of Hairspray.  Comedy legend Norman Pace (ITV's The Hale and Pace Show) will play Wilbur Turnblad alongside West End leading man Alex Bourne (Annie, Mamma Mia!, We Will Rock You) as Edna Turnblad.

Photo Flash: Check Out Production Shots of CAKE & THE MAN IN THE CEILING, Part of MTF Photo Photo Flash: Check Out Production Shots of CAKE & THE MAN IN THE CEILING, Part of MTFESTUK 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2021

MTFESTUK 2021sets out to promote quality artistry, showcasing new musicals to UK audiences with a view to elevating them to full production, and giving audiences an insight into the process of creating new work and the art of collaboration.

Photo Flash: Check Out Production Shots of MTFESTUK 2021  Musicals FAR FROM HEAVEN &  Photo Photo Flash: Check Out Production Shots of MTFESTUK 2021 Musicals FAR FROM HEAVEN & #50DAYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021

The Festival sets out to promote quality artistry, showcasing new musicals to UK audiences with a view to elevating them to full production, and giving audiences an insight into the process of creating new work and the art of collaboration.

Brenda Edwards, Norman Pace and Alex Bourne Join The Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour Photo Brenda Edwards, Norman Pace and Alex Bourne Join The Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2021

Musical theatre star and television presenter Brenda Edwards (Chicago, We Will Rock You, The X Factor, Loose Women and Songs of Praise) will star as Motormouth Maybelle in the UK and Ireland tour of Hairspray. 

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 15 - THE WELLSONGS PROJECT, Surviv Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 15 - THE WELLSONGS PROJECT, Survival Guide For SIX Fans, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2021

This week's list includes The Wellsongs Project, featuring Kate Baldwin, Ethan Slater, and more. Plus, check out Don't Lose Your Head: Life Lessons from the Six Ex-Wives of Henry VIII, which has been described as 'An Unofficial Survival Guide for Fans of the Musical Six.'

Rebecca Thornhill Videos

Lily-Mae Evans, Kitty Peterkin and Savannah Read Join MATILDA THE MUSICAL VideoLily-Mae Evans, Kitty Peterkin and Savannah Read Join MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical has announced that Lily-Mae Evans, Kitty Peterkin and Savannah Read will join Emma Moore in the title role of Matilda from 12 September 2017. The multi award-winning production is about to enter its seventh year in the West End and is booking at the Cambridge Theatre until 27 May 2018.

AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 19 - Finale
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 7, 2014

Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll conclude our daily song previews from the album today with Track 19- 'Finale.'

AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 18 - Almost Perfect Lie
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 6, 2014

Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll continue to bring you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 18- 'Almost Perfect Lie.'

AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 17 - The Boys of '41
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 5, 2014

Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Thursday, October 2; Sunday, October 5; and Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll continue to bring you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 17- 'The Boys of '41.'

AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 16 - Something in Return
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 4, 2014

Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Sunday, October 5; and Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll continue to bring you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 16- 'Something in Return.'

AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 15 - Maybe
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 3, 2014

Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Sunday, October 5; and Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll continue to bring you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 15- 'Maybe.'

AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 14 - Ain't Where I Wanna Be Blues
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 2, 2014

Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Thursday, October 2; Sunday, October 5; and Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll continue to bring you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 14- 'Aint Where I Wanna Be Blues.'

AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 13 - I Love the Army
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 1, 2014

Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Thursday, October 2; Sunday, October 5; and Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll continue to bring you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 13- 'I Love the Army.'

AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 12 - Love Me Forever
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 30, 2014

Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Thursday, October 2; Sunday, October 5; and Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll continue to bring you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 12- 'Love Me Forever.'

AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 11 - Thirty Year Man
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2014

Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Thursday, October 2; Sunday, October 5; and Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll continue to bring you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 11- 'Thirty Year Man.'


Rebecca Thornhill Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Rebecca Thornhill been in?
Rebecca Thornhill has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Rebecca Thornhill been in?
Rebecca Thornhill has appeared on London's West End in 8 shows.

What was Rebecca Thornhill's first West End show?
Rebecca Thornhill's first West End show was Beauty and the Beast which opened in 1997

What awards has Rebecca Thornhill been nominated for?
Best Supporting Performance in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Singin' In The Rain .