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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

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Richard McCabe STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Harold Wilson


Richard McCabe Movies

[1995]Jane Austen's Persuasion Captain Benwick

[1999]Notting Hill Tony

[2003]Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Mr. Higgins, Surgeon's Mate

[2004]Vanity Fair The King

[2005]The Constant Gardener Arthur Hammond Richard Mccabe

[2007]Nightwatching Bloemfeldt

[2008]The Duchess Sir James Hare

[2013]The Invisible Woman Mr. Mark Lemon Mr. Richard McCabe

[2013]The Audience Harold Wilson

[2015]Cinderella Baron

[2015]Eye in the Sky George Matherson

[2016]Mindhorn Jeffrey Moncrieff

[2017]Rangoon Major General Harding

[2017]Goodbye Christopher Robin Rupert

[2018]The Little Stranger Dr. Seeley

[2019]1917 Colonel Collins

[2020]The Duke Rab Butler

[2021]Cyrano Priest

[2021]SAS: Red Notice Callum


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The ENO Presents THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD This Autumn

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

TheatreWorks Unveils 18-19 Season Including A Hershey Felder World Premiere And More

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Executive Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley reveal the lineup for the company's 49th season, which launches this summer. Among the exhilarating works announced were: the World Premiere of a new piece by Hershey Felder on Claude Debussy, an acclaimed Tony-winning musical, a thrilling political prizefight, and an array of Regional Premieres that include a hit comedy that sends up suburban values, a gospel/rhythm & blues musical developed at TheatreWorks, a heart-stirring musical for the holidays, a comic drama about one of the key historical events in the last century, a searing look at an unsung American hero, plus the return of the grown-up holiday hit The Santaland Diaries. For more information or to purchase subscriptions ($143 - $583) the public can call 650-463-1960 or visit theatreworks.org. Subscriptions are on sale now; single tickets will go on sale in spring 2018. Special pricing is available for seniors (65+), educators, and patrons 35 and under.

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

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.

National Theatre Live Broadcasts THE DEEP BLUE SEA Tonight

National Theatre Live presents the international broadcast of Carrie Cracknell's acclaimed National Theatre production of Terence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea tonight, October 6, 2016.

National Theatre Live Broadcasts THE THREEPENNY OPERA Tonight

National Theatre Live previously announced international broadcasts of the Rufus Norris' National Theatre production of The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, in collaboration with Elisabeth Hauptmann, in a new adaptation by Simon Stephens tonight, September 22, 2016; and, Carrie Cracknell's acclaimed National Theatre production of Terence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea on Thursday, October 6, 2016.

National Theatre Live to Broadcast THREEPENNY OPERA and DEEP BLUE SEA This Fall

National Theatre Live has announced international broadcasts of the Rufus Norris' National Theatre production of The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, in collaboration with Elisabeth Hauptmann, in a new adaptation by Simon Stephens on Thursday, September 22, 2016; and, Carrie Cracknell's acclaimed National Theatre production of Terence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea on Thursday, October 6, 2016.

Got a Tonys Prediction? Find Out How the New York Times Critics Fare

As theatre critics for the New York Times, Ben Brantley and Charles Isherwood are perhaps the most influential voices when it comes to Broadway. Every awards season the pair comes up with a list of Tony nominees who they think will win and should win the coveted prize in June. Click here to check out their predictions for this year. But the real question is... how have they done in predicting Tony winners in years past? Check out how they fared last year.

Amazon Prime Video Adds New Series JULIAN FELLOWES PRESENTS DOCTOR THORNE to Lineup

Amazon today announced it has added the period drama series JULIAN FELLOWES PRESENTS DOCTOR THORNE to its lineup of Amazon Original Series, and is scheduled to premiere the series on Prime Video in the U.S. on May 20.

National Theatre Live to Bring THE AUDIENCE, WAR HORSE & More Back to Cinemas as Part of Encore Series

National Theatre Live has announced that a selection of their most celebrated and acclaimed broadcasts will be returning to cinemas in 2016. These broadcasts will feature Tony Award winner & host of 'The Late Late Show' James Corden, Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch, 'Elementary' star Jonny Lee Miller, Academy & Tony Award winner Helen Mirren and more! New 'live' events will be announced soon for the fall 2016 season. For more information, visit www.NTLive.com.

Ben Power's A TENDER THING Receives Adelaide Premiere

Shakespeare's works have been adapted in many ways through the centuries, including for modern stage audiences and for film and television.

Irvine Barclay Theatre Screens Julie Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Tonight

Irvine Barclay Theatre is presenting its fifth season of the popular theater screenings. The next screening will be Julie Taymor's acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night's Dream tonight, August 1.

Richard McCabe FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Richard McCabe has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Richard McCabe has not appeared in the West End.

Richard McCabe has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of these nominations include the Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for his role in "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 both "The Audience" and "The Winter's Tale". These nominations highlight McCabe's talent and recognition in the theater industry.

Richard McCabe has won several awards for his performances. He received the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his role in "The Audience". He also won the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play award at the Tony Awards for the same production. Additionally, McCabe was honored with the Best Actor in a Supporting Role award at the Olivier Awards for his performance in "The Audience".

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