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Richard McCabe

 
Bio:
Richard is happy to re- join the audience after the London production for which he won an Olivier award for best supporting actor. Recent theatre includes Fortunes Fool (Old Vic), A Little Hotel on the Side (Theatre Royal Bath), Yes Prime Minister (Gielgud/Apollo). Theatre for the Royal ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Richard is happy to re- join the audience after the London production for which he won an Olivier award for best supporting actor. Recent theatre includes Fortunes Fool (Old Vic), A Little Hotel on the Side (Theatre Royal Bath), Yes Prime Minister (Gielgud/Apollo). Theatre for the Royal ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Harold Wilson

Photos

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Richard McCabe

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Fotini Dimou and Richard McCabe

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Rod McLachlan, Anthony Cochrane, Richard McCabe, Tony Ward, Judith Ivey, Rufus Wright Photo

Rod McLachlan, Anthony Cochrane, Richard McCabe, Tony Ward, Judith Ivey, Rufus Wright, Helen Mirren, Michael Rudko, Dakin Matthews, Jason Loughlin, Michael Elwyn, Geoffrey Beevers and Dylan Baker

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Helen Mirren (Queen Elizabeth II) and Richard McCabe (Harold Wilson) Photo

Helen Mirren (Queen Elizabeth II) and Richard McCabe (Harold Wilson)

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Richard McCabe (Harold Wilson) and Helen Mirren (Queen Elizabeth II) Photo

Richard McCabe (Harold Wilson) and Helen Mirren (Queen Elizabeth II)

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Harold Wilson

Richard McCabe Biography

Richard is happy to re- join the audience after the London production for which he won an Olivier award for best supporting actor.

Recent theatre includes Fortunes Fool (Old Vic), A Little Hotel on the Side (Theatre Royal Bath), Yes Prime Minister (Gielgud/Apollo). Theatre for the Royal Shakespeare Company (associate artist) include: A Tender Thing, Twelfth Night, King John, Othello, Timon of Athens, The White Devil, Three Hours After Marriage, Troilus and Cressida, The Taming of the Shrew, The Winters Tale, The School of Night, A Midsummer Nights Dream, Doctor Faustus, Epiceone, Hyde Park, Titus Andronicus, The New Inn, The Churchill Play, Misalliance. Other theatre includes the Merry Wives of Windsor, The Way of the World, Absolute Hell, Marat/Sade (Royal National Theatre) The Critic, The Real Inspector Hound, Bingo, Scapino (Chichester) Critic/Inspector Hound Bingo, Doctor Faustus (Young Vic) Amadeus (London Sinfonia Orchestra) Hamlet, The Tempest (Birmingham/Elsinore Castle) The Beau (Theatre Royal Haymarket). Films include: Eye in the Sky, Cinderella, Invisible Woman, Epithet, The Duchess, Nightwatching, The Constant Gardener, Vanity Fair, Tulse Luper Suitcase, Master and Commander, Notting Hill, Persuasion. Television include: Wallander, Lady in Red, Indian Summers, Peaky Blinders, The Great Fire, The Game, Legacy, The Best of Men, The Minor Character Borgia, Einstein and Eddington, A History of the World Backwards, Spooks, Lewis, Jane Eyre, Midsomer Murders, To the Ends of the Earth, Foyles War Waking the Dead, Trial & Retribution

Richard McCabe Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
Richard McCabe, The Audience
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
Richard McCabe, The Audience
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Richard McCabe, The Audience
 
Olivier Awards - 2013 - Best Actor in a Supporting Role Gold Star
Richard McCabeThe Audience
 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Richard McCabeThe Winter's Tale

Richard McCabe News

 The ENO Presents THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD This Autumn Photo The ENO Presents THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD This Autumn
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022

This Autumn, the English National Opera (ENO) presents the first production of Gilbert & Sullivan's The Yeomen of the Guard in the company's history.

Richard McCabe Joins The Cast Of THE YEOMAN OF THE GUARD At The ENO Photo Richard McCabe Joins The Cast Of THE YEOMAN OF THE GUARD At The ENO
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2022

This November, Tony and Olivier Award-winning stage and screen actor and musician Richard McCabe makes his operatic debut in the English National Opera's (ENO) first production of Gilbert & Sullivan's The Yeomen of the Guard.

VIDEO: Mike Myers Stars in Netflix's THE PENTAVERATE Trailer Photo VIDEO: Mike Myers Stars in Netflix's THE PENTAVERATE Trailer
by Michael Major - Mar 16, 2022

Netflix has released a first look at Mike Myers' new series, The Pentaverate. The film stars Mike Myers, Ken Jeong, Keegan-Michael Key, Debi Mazar, Richard McCabe, Jennifer Saunders, and Lydia West. The familiar voice you hear is Jeremy Irons, who serves as the narrator of the series. Watch the new trailer now!

Last Chance To See IMPERIUM In The West End Photo Last Chance To See IMPERIUM In The West End
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2018

There are only 5 weeks remaining to see IMPERIUM (I: Conspirator and II: Dictator) which must end its strictly limited run at the West End's Gielgud Theatre on 8 September 2018. Presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and Playful Productions, this historical two-part thriller opened in the West End to major critical acclaim last month with Richard McCabe's tour de force performance as Cicero drawing particular attention.

BWW Review: IMPERIUM - I: CONSPIRATOR & II: DICTATOR, Gielgud Theatre Photo BWW Review: IMPERIUM - I: CONSPIRATOR & II: DICTATOR, Gielgud Theatre
by Rona Kelly - Jul 2, 2018

Following on from a timely Rome Season, the Royal Shakespeare Company again looks to the past to inform the present, with a West End transfer of Imperium - I: Conspirator & II: Dictator. And who can blame them? With politics and personages all too familiar, Rome and its Republic make the perfect subject for audiences today. A historical (and hysterical) retelling, one particular detail unfortunately remains the same between then and now.

Photo Flash: First Look at IMPERIUM at the Gielgud Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at IMPERIUM at the Gielgud Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 26, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and Playful Productions have today released brand new production photography and a trailer for the West End transfer of the acclaimed, historical two-part thriller IMPERIUM - I: Conspirator and II: Dictator, running for a limited engagement at London's Gielgud Theatre until 8 September 2018.

FUN HOME Leads June's Top 10 New London Shows Photo FUN HOME Leads June's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jun 17, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a ground-breaking musical to a mighty modern classic, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features!

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2018 Tony Nominees! Photo Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2018 Tony Nominees!
by Matt Tamanini - May 1, 2018

The 2018 Tony nominations were announced this morning. If you haven't checked them out yet, what are you waiting for?! CLICK HERE to check out a full list of this year's nominees, and HERE for reactions from the lucky few!

IMPERIUM Transfers To The West End Photo IMPERIUM Transfers To The West End
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and Playful Productions announce the West End transfer for acclaimed, historical two-part thriller IMPERIUM - I: Conspirator and II: Dictator, running for a limited engagement at London's Gielgud Theatre from 14 June to 8 September 2018.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 5- Helen Mirren Makes A Royal Debut in THE AUDIENCE Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 5- Helen Mirren Makes A Royal Debut in THE AUDIENCE
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2018

On this day in 2013, Dame Helen Mirren arrived on Broadway for the first time, portraying Queen Elizabeth in Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE. 

Richard McCabe Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, March 5- Helen Mirren Makes A Royal Debut in THE AUDIENCE VideoVIDEO: On This Day, March 5- Helen Mirren Makes A Royal Debut in THE AUDIENCE
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2018

On this day in 2013, Dame Helen Mirren arrived on Broadway for the first time, portraying Queen Elizabeth in Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE. 

STAGE TUBE: On This Day, March 8- Helen MIrren Receives a Royal Opening for THE AUDIENCE on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2017

stufffOn this day in 2015, Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returned to Broadway with a stunning portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. The production nabbed two Tony Awards, one for Mirren in the Leading Actress in a Play category and the other for Featured Actor in a Play, taken home by Richard McCabe for his portrayal of Harold Wilson.

BWW TV: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren on Her Tony Win - 'I'm Embarrassingly Thrilled'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2015

THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Play last night. BroadwayWorld caught up with her in the winners' room right after her speech - click below for the actress' reaction to her new achievement!

BWW TV: THE AUDIENCE's Richard McCabe on His Tony Win - 'It's a Good Award When It's Got Some Weight to It'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2015

?THE AUDIENCE's Richard McCabe just accepted the 2015 Tony Award for Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Prime Minister Harold Wilson. He re-joined THE AUDIENCE after the London production for which he won an Olivier Award for best supporting actor. This is his Broadway debut. BroadwayWorld caught up with McCabe in the winners' room right after his speech - click below to hear his thoughts on his Tony win!

STAGE TUBE: THE AUDIENCE's Richard McCabe's Best Featured Actor Tonys Speech
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2015

THE AUDIENCE's Richard McCabe just accepted the 2015 Tony Award for Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Prime Minister Harold Wilson. Click below to watch McCabe's full speech!

VIDEO: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren Talks Being the 'Queen' of Broadway on 'Late Night'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 21, 2015

Helen Mirren stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT to talk about being the Queen of Broadway in the critically acclaimed play THE AUDIENCE. Check out clips from the performance below!

VIDEO: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren Talks Meeting The Queen on 'Live'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 31, 2015

THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren stopped by LIVE today and talked about meeting the Queen of England (and getting "Queenitis") with Kelly Ripa and co-host Mark Cuban.

VIDEO: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren Says Don't Call Her 'Sexy': 'It's Totally Overused'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 31, 2015

Helen Mirren stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about her new film 'Woman in Gold' and her starring role as Queen Elizabeth II in Broadway's THE AUDIENCE. Check out the appearance below!

VIDEO: Helen Mirren Talks THE AUDIENCE & More on 'Tonight Show'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 31, 2015

Helen talks to Jimmy about her adventures traveling on New York City trains while commuting to her Broadway play, THE AUDIENCE.

BWW TV: Long May She Reign! Helen Mirren & More Celebrate Opening Night of THE AUDIENCE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returns to Broadway as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. The production opened last night, March 8, 2015, and runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night, and below, you can check out interviews with Mirren and the rest of the cast at the aftetr party!


Richard McCabe Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard McCabe been in?
Richard McCabe has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Richard McCabe been in?
Richard McCabe has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Richard McCabe been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Audience , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Audience , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Audience Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for The Audience and Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for The Winter's Tale .

What awards has Richard McCabe won?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Audience Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Audienceand Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for The Audience.