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Richard Armitage is a multi-award winning stage and screen actor. Armitage is best known for his role of Thorin in Peter Jackson’s trilogy of The Hobbit and more recently as Daniel Miller in Epix Berlin Station, as well as Claude Becker in Oceans 8. Armitage also voices Trevor Belmont in the NETFLIX series Castlevania & Logan in Marvel’s Wolverine podcast. Richard recently shot independent The Lodge, directed by Severin Fiala & Veronika Franz which premiered at Sundance, and was just in Toronto where he was promoting independent feature My Zoe, written and directed by Julie Delpy. Armitage has just wrapped shooting the lead in serialized thriller The Stranger for NETFLIX/Red Productions. Written by Harlan Coben, based on Coben’s #1 New York Times best-selling novel of the same name. In theatre, Richard is well known for his critically acclaimed performance as John Proctor in The Crucible at the Old Vic Theatre. He was nominated for an Olivier Award for his performance. Richard’s leading role in the Off Broadway play, Love Love Love directed by Michael Mayer also garnered critical acclaim.

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Richard Armitage STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
West End Revival, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2016

Richard Armitage Productions

[Broadway, 1986]

Richard Armitage Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Actor

Richard ArmitageThe Crucible

Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Musical

Richard Armitage, Me and My Girl

Richard Armitage Videos

Richard Armitage News

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld August 22nd, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is August 22, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours: 

Hosts, Presenters & Performances Announced for 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards

WhatsOnStage today announced that Jodie Prenger and Tom Read Wilson will host the 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards. They are joined by presenters Chris Bush, Graziano Di Prima, Omari Douglas, James Graham, David Harewood, Frances Mayli McCann, Stephanie McKeon, Drew McOnie, Daniel Monks, Tracy Ann Oberman, Johannes Radebe, and more.

Filmed Version of UNCLE VANYA Wins The Theatre Award at The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2021

Uncle Vanya was filmed on stage under strict covid protocols at the Harold Pinter Theatre in the middle of 2020. The new film version of the production had a cinematic release ahead of being broadcast on BBC Four, making it the first UK stage production closed by the Coronavirus pandemic to have been filmed and produced for the screen.

PBS Launches #PBSForTheArts Programming That Celebrates the Arts' Resiliency Amidst the Pandemic

PBS launches an expanded slate of multiplatform arts programming beginning April 23. Today, PBS and The WNET Group announced #PBSForTheArts, a multiplatform campaign that celebrates the resiliency of the arts in America during the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown and reopening.

UNCLE VANYA to Premiere as Part of PBS Great Performances in May

The U.S. premiere of Conor McPherson’s adaptation of Uncle Vanya will premiere as part of PBS Great Performances on Friday, May 7.

BWW Blog: I Have a Seri(es)ous Problem

I think we can all agree that we have probably watched more series in the past year than we have in our lifetimes. Well, I have at least. Since the one-year anniversary of being home is approaching I thought I would look back on all the shows I have discovered and rediscovered during these troublesome times.

BWW Feature: WE SAW THEM FIRST/THE MUSICAL ACTORS - Five Musicals Whose Male Performers Later Became Stars

We've looked across successive weeks at a range of plays over time that offered crucial opportunities to an array of then little-known men and women who have since shot to varying degrees of renown. Now, it's time to cast a glance at those stage musicals in London that brought to the attention of keen-eyed playgoers various names whom the world would get to know later.

BWW Feature: We Saw Them First/The Actresses - Five Plays Whose Female Players Later Became Stars

Last week, we looked at the early stage work of a quintet of actors who have gone on to celebrated work, and a wider public, onscreen. But the same trajectory is every bit as true of Britain's dazzling array of actresses, five of whom are here remembered from their early stage work before one celluloid assignment or another cemented their fame.

Royal Society Of Literature Celebrates 200th Birthday With 60 Appointments and Five-Year Festival

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL), the charity that represents the voice of literature in the UK, has today in celebration of its 200th birthday announced RSL 200, a five-year festival launched with a series of major new initiatives and 60 new appointments championing the great diversity of writing and writers in the UK.

BWW Review: UNCLE VANYA, Harold Pinter Theatre, Cinema Broadcast

Uncle Vanya was one of many West End shows that saw their run abruptly cut short when COVID-19 hit. But, with their set still up at the Harold Pinter Theatre, back in August the show was performed once again, this time to cameras instead of an audience, allowing Uncle Vanya to have a nationwide cinema release.

Tickets Go On Sale For Cinema Screenings Of UNCLE VANYA

Uncle Vanya, Ian Rickson's highly acclaimed production of Conor McPherson's new adaptation starring Toby Jones and Richard Armitage, comes to cinemas across the UK, Ireland and internationally from 27 October 2020.

Ian Rickson's Production of UNCLE VANYA to Receive Theatrical Release

Sonia Friedman Productions today announced that Ian Rickson's production of Conor McPherson's new adaptation of Uncle Vanya has been filmed on stage at the Harold Pinter Theatre in partnership with Angelica Films.

Broadway Catch Up: May 5 - Andrew Lloyd Webber, Kristin Chenoweth, RENT Cast, and More!

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's videos, from stars including Kristin Chenoweth, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rob McClure, and more!

VIDEO: Richard Armitage Shares His LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Memories for Roundabout's Off-Script Series

As part of Roundabout's Off-Script series, actor Richarg Armitage is sharing his fond memories of working on their 2016 production of Love, Love Love.

BWW Feature: Favourite Olivier Awards Memories and Our 2020 Winners

Sadly, the 2020 Olivier Awards won't be going ahead as planned due to the coronavirus shutdown, although ITV will broadcast a highlights show. So, BroadwayWorld reviewers have been thinking back to some of our favourite Oliviers winners, nominees and performances from past years - plus some of the incredible nominees from this year who we would have loved to see honoured.

Richard Armitage To Narrate Audiobook For The Jane Austen Society

Macmillan Audio announces that acclaimed actor and voice actor Richard Armitage will narrate Natalie Jenner's debut novel The Jane Austen Society, set to be published on May 26, 2020.

VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For Horror Film, THE LODGE

The second trailer has been released for the upcoming film, The Lodge.

Review Roundup: UNCLE VANYA Starring Toby Jones at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Uncle Vanya opened last night in the West End at the Harold Pinter Theatre! Toby Jones (The Birthday Party, Don't Forget the Driver, Detectorists) stars in the title role of Vanya alongside Richard Armitage (The Crucible, Berlin Station, The Hobbit) as Astrov. Rosalind Eleazar (The Personal History of David Copperfield, Deep Water, The Starry Messenger) plays Yelena, with Aimee Lou Wood (Sex Education, Downstate) as Sonya, the Emmy Award-winning Anna Calder-Marshall (LOVE, Evening at the Talk House, Male of the Species) as Nana, the Olivier and Tony-award nominated Dearbhla Molloy (The Ferryman, Dancing at Lughnasa, Juno and the Paycock) as Grandmaman, Peter Wight (The Birthday Party, Hamlet, The Red Lion) as Telegin and Olivier Award-nominated Ciarán Hinds (Translations, Game of Thrones, Girl from the North Country) as Professor Serebryakov.

BWW Review: UNCLE VANYA, Harold Pinter Theatre

This is an Vanya for 2020 that loses nothing in Conor McPherson's sublime update.


Richard Armitage has not appeared on Broadway.

Richard Armitage has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Richard Armitage's first West End show was Uncle Vanya which opened in 2020

Richard Armitage has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He received a nomination for Best Actor at the Olivier Awards for his role in The Crucible. Additionally, he was nominated for Best Musical at the Tony Awards for his involvement in Me and My Girl. These nominations highlight Armitage's talent and recognition in both dramatic and musical theater.

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