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Reece Shearsmith STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
Cast [Replacement]

[West End]
Old Vic Theatre World Premiere, 2019
The President/Jon

Atlantic Theater Company US Premiere, 2018

[West End]
West-End Revival, 2016

[West End]

[West End]
Original London Production, 2011

[West End]
London Production, 2004
Leo Bloom [Replacement]

Reece Shearsmith Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2012 - Best Actor In A Musical

Reece Shearsmith, Betty Blue Eyes

Reece Shearsmith Videos

Reece Shearsmith News

Catch NEWSREVUE at Canal Café Theatre This Holiday Season

NEWSREVUE, the Guinness World Record-breaking, longest-running live comedy show at Canal Café Theatre, continues to delight audiences with a cast change every 6 weeks. This current affairs parody song and sketch show is a rite of passage for all comedy newcomers.

Interview: 'It's Like a Mad Pandora's Box' Natasha Hodgson on the Power of Montagu, Learning from the Audience and Joy in OPERATION MINCEMEAT

BroadwayWorld had the chance to speak with Hodgson about what is has been like to work on Operation Mincemeat over the past few years and the show’s incredible journey to the West End. We also talked about the #Mincefluencer fanbase, some changes the show has gone through, and even what role Hodgson would play if she wasn’t playing the iconic Montagu!

OPERATION MINCEMEAT Audience Surprise Cast Dressed as Show Characters

Over 80 Operation Mincemeat fans watched the show dressed up as characters as part of #OperationInterestingMan, making up almost a quarter of the audience over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Interview: 'No Other Show Has Fans Like Ours.': Jak Malone of OPERATION MINCEMEAT on Playing Hester Leggett and Fandoms

Recently, I had the chance to speak with Jak Malone of Operation Mincemeat who plays several characters including Hester Leggett and Bernard Spilsbury. We discussed what it's been like being working with actors he has been a fan of, how he has developed his characters, and even what it has been like to see the #FindHester fan project on Twitter!

Review: RICHARD III, Rose Theatre

“I am determined to prove a villain, and hate the idle pleasures of these days.” There is no pretence between Richard III and his audience; he sets out his manifesto from the very beginning of the play, and we are left to watch in horror as he sees it through – deed by bloody deed.

Paul Kaye and Matthew Tennyson Join Cast of THE PILLOWMAN, Directed by Matthew Dunster

Paul Kaye and Matthew Tennyson will join the cast of Martin McDonagh’s electrifying and savagely funny Olivier Award-winning The Pillowman to play Ariel and Michal, respectively. They join the previously announced Lily Allen as Katurian and Steve Pemberton as Tupolski.

Review Roundup: THE UNFRIEND at the Criterion Theatre

Following its acclaimed sold-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, The Unfriend has now opened in the West End for a strictly limited run from 15 January. This riotous dark comedy from writer Steven Moffat and director Mark Gatiss, the award- winning team behind BBC's Sherlock, stars an uproarious cast including Reece Shearsmith, Amanda Abington and Frances Barber. What did the critics think of Steven Moffat's dark comedy?

Review: THE UNFRIEND, Criterion Theatre

As much a comedy of menace as it is a comedy of manners.

NOISES OFF Leads our Top Ten Shows For January

We start the 2023 as we mean to go on; with some cracking West End shows. From some well-deserved transfers from the Theatre Royal Bath and Chichester Festival Theatre, to the UK premiere of George Takei's musical and the unknown story of Charlie  Chaplin and  Stan Laurel there are some true theatrical treats in store in January.

Lily Allen and Steve Pemberton Will Star in West End Premiere of THE PILLOWMAN

With an all-star cast including Lily Allen and Steve Pemberton, Matthew Dunster directs the first major revival and West End season of Martin McDonagh's electrifying and savagely funny Olivier Award-winning play The Pillowman.

Mark Gatiss' Production of Steven Moffat's THE UNFRIEND Will Transfer To The Criterion Theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre's critically acclaimed, sold out production of Steven Moffat's riotous and effortlessly entertaining comedy The Unfriend will transfer to the Criterion Theatre, previewing from 15 January with a press night on 19 January 2023 and playing until 16 April.

VIDEO: Sam Rockwell & Saoirse Ronan Investigate a West End Murder in the SEE HOW THEY RUN Trailer

Watch the trailer for the new West End murder mystery film See How They Run, starring Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan. The film takes place in the West End of 1950s London, as plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after the film’s Hollywood director is murdered.

Photos: THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE Opens in the West End

As the National Theatre’s acclaimed production of The Ocean at the End of the Lane opens at The Duke of York’s Theatre in the West End, a final three-week extension is announced. Due to popular demand, the first major stage adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s work will now run until 14 May 2022.

Full Program Announced for 2021 Sundance Film Festival

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent work selected across the Feature Film, Short Film, Indie Series and New Frontier categories for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

Robin Ince's New Podcast To Launch On Halloween

The Cosmic Shambles Network has announced a brand new series of podcasts that will be available exclusively to the Network's Patreon supporters.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN, & JULIET, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and More Take Home 2020 Olivier Awards - Full List!

Tonight, the Olivier Awards will be announced in a special online broadcast. We'll be updating the list of nominees LIVE throughout the evening.

The Barn Theatre, Lawrence Batley Theatre and New Wolsey Theatre Announce Co-Production Of WHAT A CARVE UP!

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester, the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield and the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich have announced the world premiere of Henry Filloux-Bennett's online play What A Carve Up!, based on Jonathan Coe's critically acclaimed satirical novel.

The Barn Theatre to Bring the Circus Online

The Barn Theatre have announced that they will be bringing circus to the digital world as they announce the Circus Cabaret, which will be released on the theatre's Facebook and YouTube platforms at 7:30pm on Saturday 13th June.

The Barn Theatre to Release British Sign Language Version of TWEEDY'S LOST & FOUND

The Barn Theatre has announced today that they will be releasing British Sign Language versions of their weekly live streamed children's show, Tweedy's Lost & Found.

BWW Review: SEA SHAMBLES, Royal Albert Home

Following on from their 2018 Space Shambles, the Cosmic Shambles Network was due to make a return to the Royal Albert Hall for Sea Shambles a?' a celebration of the Blue Planet by way of science, music, and comedy. Instead, a re-jigged version took place as part of the Stay At Home Festival this weekend; a blue whale-like show of around three-and-a-half hours, an exceptional range of contributors were featured, including the likes of Lemn Sissay, Dr Helen Scales, Josie Long, and (naturally) Prof Brian Cox.


Reece Shearsmith has not appeared on Broadway.

Reece Shearsmith has appeared on London's West End in 6 shows.

Reece Shearsmith's first West End show was The Producers which opened in 2004

Reece Shearsmith has been nominated for the Best Actor In A Musical category at the Olivier Awards for his performance in "Betty Blue Eyes".

Reece Shearsmith's next show will be The Unfriend which opens on 1/19/2023 on West End.

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