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Richard Roe

 
Bio:
Richard Roe has worked for the last 20 years in a wide variety of projects ranging from the West End and UK television to projects in America, Canada and Europe. He has appeared as a performer in some of the most iconic shows of the last 2 decades including Cats, Chicago, We Will Rock You, Gypsy, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Richard Roe has worked for the last 20 years in a wide variety of projects ranging from the West End and UK television to projects in America, Canada and Europe. He has appeared as a performer in some of the most iconic shows of the last 2 decades including Cats, Chicago, We Will Rock You, Gypsy, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Revival, 2011
Ensemble
Dance Captain
  [West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory Revival, 2010
Young Man
  [West End]
London Production, 2007
Ensemble
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2006
Performer
  [London Fringe]
Original London Production, 2001
Ensemble

Productions

 
[UK Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Associate Choreographer[Replacement]

Richard Roe Biography

Richard Roe has worked for the last 20 years in a wide variety of projects ranging from the West End and UK television to projects in America, Canada and Europe.

He has appeared as a performer in some of the most iconic shows of the last 2 decades including Cats, Chicago, We Will Rock You, Gypsy, A Chorus Line, Rent, Sweet Charity as well as new and leading edge contemporary theatrical events such as Sinatra, Notre Dame de Paris and the London Palladium stage version of The Wizard of Oz, produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Richard has also worked closely with directors and choreographers such as Peter Darling, Arlene Phillips, Matthew Warchus, Tim Sheader, Liam Steel, Ann Yee and Jamie Lloyd on titles such as The Wizard of Oz, Urinetown, Ben Hur Live, Imagine This and The Lord of The Rings.

He has collaborated with Arlene Phillips and the Monty Python team for the Python Reunion at the O2, the 2014 Olivier Awards, the world premiere of Alan Bennett's play Allelujah! and he also worked on re-creating the Guinness world record for the largest tap troupe routine for the BBC.

Choreographer credits: Aladdin (Hackney Empire); Cinderella (Swansea Grand); A Little Princess (Royal Festival Hall); Gypsy (Mountview); Aladdin (Swansea Grand); Cinderella (Hackney Empire); Secret Garden (GSA); the world premier of the UK Tour Judy - The Songbook of Judy Garland, starring Lorna Luft; the new musical comedy Crush - The Musical (UK Tour). Restaging of the American, French, and Australian productions of The Wizard of Oz; Jackie the Musical (UK tour); Professor Brian Cox’s new BBC documentary Universe and provided choreography for the second series of The Tracey Ullman Show (BBC).





Richard Roe News

London Theatre Runway Announces Associates Course Autumn Term Photo London Theatre Runway Announces Associates Course Autumn Term
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2022

London Theatre Runway will once again be returning to Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre for their upcoming Autumn term of their Associates Course!

Nominations Revealed For The 2021/2022 Season Pantomime Awards Photo Nominations Revealed For The 2021/2022 Season Pantomime Awards
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

The UK Pantomime Association has announced the nominations for The Pantomime Awards in association with Butlin's.

Photo Flash: First Look at DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT Photo Photo Flash: First Look at DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2019

Hackney Empire today releases production images of its sparkling new pantomime production Dick Whittington and his Cat which runs at the East End venue until 5 January 2020, with press night taking place this evening.

Further Casting Announced For DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT At Hackney Empire Photo Further Casting Announced For DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT At Hackney Empire
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2019

Hackney Empire has announced further casting for Dick Whittington and his Cat and reveal the first cast images of its sparkling new adaptation as it gears up for panto season! Tarinn Callender, who made his West End debut with the original London cast of Hamilton playing Hercules Mulligan and James Madison, will mark his first Hackney panto in the title role of Dick Whittington. The production will also welcome debut panto appearances from Annette McLaughlin (Harry Potter and The Cursed Child) as Queen Rat, Christina Tedders (Once The Musical) as Alice Fitzwarren and Sue Kelvin (Caroline, Or Change) as Fairy Bowbells. As previously announced, they will star alongside Hackney stalwarts Grand Dame Clive Rowe who marks a 13th panto appearance, this year starring as Sarah the Cook, the loveable Kat B as Vincent the Cat and the ever trusty Tony Whittle as Alderman Fitzwarren. Dick Whittington and His Cat will run from 23 November 2019 to 5 January 2020, with opening night for press on Wednesday 4 December 2019.

Clive Rowe, Kat B & Tony Whittle Return To Hackney Empire In DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS Photo Clive Rowe, Kat B & Tony Whittle Return To Hackney Empire In DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2019

They're back, oh yes they are! Hackney Empire is delighted to announce Grande Dame Olivier Award winner Clive Rowe will make his 13th pantomime appearance this Christmas starring as Sarah the Cook in Dick Whittington and His Cat joined by Hackney favourite Kat B who will star as Vincent the Cat and Tony Whittle as Alderman Fitzwarren. Rowe returns following a triumphant East End comeback in last year's 20th anniversary production of Aladdin which saw him receive the accolade for Best Dame in the 2019 Great British Pantomime Awards. Dick Whittington and His Cat will run from 23 November 2019 to 5 January 2020, with opening night for press on Wednesday 4 December 2019.

Photo Flash: First Look at Hackney Empire's ALADDIN Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Hackney Empire's ALADDIN
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2018

They're here - oh yes they are! Hackney Empire today releases production images for Aladdin, its landmark 20th anniversary Christmas pantomime from writer and director Susie McKenna and composer Steven Edis. The celebratory production runs at Hackney Empire until 6 January 2019, with opening night for press taking place this evening.

Photo Flash: First Look at Amanda Abbington in A LITTLE PRINCESS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Amanda Abbington in A LITTLE PRINCESS
by Julie Musbach - Apr 25, 2018

Sherlock star Amanda Abbington and Sunset Boulevard leading man Danny Mac are starring in the UK premiere of the musical A Little Princess by Tony-nominated composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa (Big Fish,The Addams Family, The Wild Party).

More Star Casting Announced For the UK Premiere Of A LITTLE PRINCESS Photo More Star Casting Announced For the UK Premiere Of A LITTLE PRINCESS
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2018

More star casting is announced for the UK premiere of the musical A Little Princess by Tony-nominated composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa (Big Fish,The Addams Family, The Wild Party).

Photo Flash: First Look of CINDERELLA at Hackney Empire Photo Photo Flash: First Look of CINDERELLA at Hackney Empire
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2017

Hackney Empire today releases production images of its highly anticipated 2017 Christmas pantomime Cinderella which runs at the East London venue until Sunday 31 December with press night this evening. Check out the images below!

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Hackney Empire's 2017 Panto CINDERELLA, Starring Aisha  Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Hackney Empire's 2017 Panto CINDERELLA, Starring Aisha Jawando
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2017

Hackney Empire today announces casting for its highly anticipated 2017 Christmas pantomime, Cinderella, having last been staged at the venue in 2011. Established West End performer Aisha Jawando (Motown the Musical, Beautiful) will be stepping into the glass slippers of the title role. She will be joined by Hackney Empire pantomime legends Tony Whittle and Kat B as the Ugly Sisters. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below!

Richard Roe Videos

THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog: A chat with our Dance Captain
by Robert Diamond - Feb 16, 2011

Back on the first day of technical rehearsals, we caught up with our Wizard of Oz Dance Captain, Richard Roe, for a chat on munchkins, technicolor, and everything else Oz related...


Richard Roe Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard Roe been in?
Richard Roe has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Richard Roe been in?
Richard Roe has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

What was Richard Roe's first West End show?
Richard Roe's first West End show was Sinatra at the London Palladium which opened in 2006