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Rufus Wright

 
Bio:
Rufus trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama in London. He created the part of David Cameron in the West End production of The Audience and previously worked with Peter Morgan on the original Donmar Warehouse production of Frost/Nixon and in the film The Special Relationship. Other ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Rufus trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama in London. He created the part of David Cameron in the West End production of The Audience and previously worked with Peter Morgan on the original Donmar Warehouse production of Frost/Nixon and in the film The Special Relationship. Other ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
David Cameron
  [West End]
2013
David Cameron
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2006
Richard Hannay [Replacement]

Photos

Rufus Wright, Fra Fee, Jack Bardoe  Photo

Rufus Wright, Fra Fee, Jack Bardoe

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10/18/2019
Rufus Wright and Jack Bardoe Photo

Rufus Wright and Jack Bardoe

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10/01/2019
Rufus Wright, Dermot Crowley Photo

Rufus Wright, Dermot Crowley

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05/03/2018
Adetomiwa Edun, Rufus Wright Photo

Adetomiwa Edun, Rufus Wright

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05/03/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
David Cameron

  [West End]
2013
David Cameron

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2006
Richard Hannay [Replacement]

Rufus Wright Biography

Rufus trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama in London. He created the part of David Cameron in the West End production of The Audience and previously worked with Peter Morgan on the original Donmar Warehouse production of Frost/Nixon and in the film The Special Relationship.

Other theatre credits include: The 39 Steps (Criterion), The One, The Backroom (Soho Theatre) The Empire (Royal Court), Serious Money, The Madness of George III (Birmingham Rep), Private Lives (Hampstead), Crown Matrimonial (Guildford and Tour), Mary Stuart (Donmar Warehouse and Apollo), Journey√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs End (Duke of York√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs), Trust Byron, Life With an Idiot and Franziska (The Gate), Single Spies (West Yorkshire Playhouse), The Secret Garden (Salisbury Playhouse), and Richard II (London Pleasance)

His television work includes: Elementary, Knifeman, Foyle√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs War, EastEnders, New Tricks, Miranda, White Van Man, Five Daughters, The Thick of It, Taking the Flak, Fanny Hill, Extras, The Quatermass Experiment, Bomber.

Film includes: Quantum of Solace, Spy Game, the forthcoming Michael Winterbottom film The Face of an Angel and Andrew Haigh√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs 45 Years.

Radio includes: Over 20 radio plays for BBC Radio, including three series of North by Northamptonshire and a weekly guest slot on Stephen Merchant√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs show on BBC 6Music.




Rufus Wright News

BWW Review: THE CORN IS GREEN, National Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE CORN IS GREEN, National Theatre
by Alexander Cohen - Apr 23, 2022

Read our critic's review - A post-modern tint cannot save this 1938 play from feeling stuck in the past.

Photos: First Look at Nicola Walker & More in THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theat Photo Photos: First Look at Nicola Walker & More in THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

Production images of Nicola Walker in The Corn is Green at the National Theatre have been released today. The Corn is Green by Emlyn Williams, and directed by Dominic Cooke, opens to press in the Lyttelton Theatre on Friday 22 April and runs until 11 June.  

Photos: Inside Rehearsals for THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsals for THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

Photos of Nicola Walker in rehearsal for The Corn is Green at the National Theatre are released today. The Corn is Green by Emlyn Williams, and directed by Dominic Cooke, opens in the Lyttelton Theatre on 9 April, and runs until 11 June.  

National Theatre Announces New Work For 2020 ‚Ä" 2021; Including Kristin Scott Thomas Photo National Theatre Announces New Work For 2020 ‚Ä" 2021; Including Kristin Scott Thomas and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2020

The National Theatre today announces nine productions that will play on the South Bank in 2020-2021 alongside previously announced shows. These run alongside our international touring productions, three plays that will tour to multiple venues across the UK and a West End transfer. The NT also announces today that it will increase the quantity of low-price tickets on the South Bank by 25%, with 250,000 available across the year at £20 or less.

National Theatre Announces December 2019 ‚Ä" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SI Photo National Theatre Announces December 2019 ‚Ä" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SICK, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for December 2019 - June 2020.

Alan Cumming, Russell Tovey to be Featured on CAUTIONARY TALES Podcast Photo Alan Cumming, Russell Tovey to be Featured on CAUTIONARY TALES Podcast
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 5, 2019

CAUTIONARY TALES is a new podcast a?" produced by Malcolm Gladwell and Jacob Weisberg's audio venture Pushkin Industries - that tells stories of history's mishaps and disasters and illuminates what we can learn from each of these remarkable and in some cases, unbelievable true tales. Written and hosted by bestselling author of The Undercover Economist Tim Harford, the podcast will launch with eight episodes on November 15, 2019.

BWW Interview: Fra Fee Talks TRANSLATIONS Photo BWW Interview: Fra Fee Talks TRANSLATIONS
by Rona Kelly - Oct 30, 2019

Following an incredible journey with The Ferryman through to Broadway, Fra Fee returns to London for Translations this year.

Photo Flash: First Look at the National's TRANSLATIONS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the National's TRANSLATIONS
by Julie Musbach - Oct 18, 2019

After a sold-out run, Ian Rickson's acclaimed production of Translations returns to the NT in October 2019. Brian Friel's modern classic is a powerful account of nationhood, which sees the turbulent relationship between England and Ireland play out in one quiet community.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For TRANSLATIONS at the National Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For TRANSLATIONS at the National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2019

After a sold-out run, Ian Rickson's acclaimed production of Translations returns to the NT in October 2019. Brian Friel's modern classic is a powerful account of nationhood, which sees the turbulent relationship between England and Ireland play out in one quiet community. Dermot Crowley, Ciar√°n Hinds, Seamus O'Hara, Judith Roddy, and Rufus Wright return to reprise their roles, with Jack Bardoe, Li√°dan Dunlea, Fra Fee, Amy Molloy and Julian Moore-Cook joining the cast. Previews from 15 October, press night 21 October final performance 18 December.

National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adap Photo National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adaptations
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its productions on-sale for October 2019 a?' March 2020

Rufus Wright Videos

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.

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!

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE AUDIENCE with Neil Patrick Harris, Tyne Daly & More!
by TV - Red Carpets - 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 on the red carpet to chat with the night's biggest guests before the curtain went up, and below, you can check out interviews with Tyne Daly, Taylor Hackford, David Burtka, Neil Patrick Harris & more!

BWW TV: First Look Video from THE AUDIENCE on Broadway!
by Robert Diamond - Mar 7, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren opens on Broadway on Sunday night as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. We've got a first look at scenes from the limited engagement, which runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street, New York, NY).

VIDEO: Helen Mirren Talks Portraying and Meeting Queen Elizabeth II
by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2015

Helen Mirren returns to the Broadway stage to portray Queen Elizabeth II for the second time, having previously portrayed her in the 2006 film, THE QUEEN. In the following interview, Mirren discusses playing the icon and even meeting her. Check it out below!


Rufus Wright Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Rufus Wright been in?
Rufus Wright has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Rufus Wright been in?
Rufus Wright has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Rufus Wright's first West End show?
Rufus Wright's first West End show was The 39 Steps which opened in 2006