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Russell Tovey

 
Birth Place:
Essex, ENGLAND
Bio:
Last appeared on Broadway in the National Theatre production of The History Boys playing Rudge, the role he originated in London. Other theatre credits include appearances at the National Theatre in Howard Katz, Henry V, His Girl Friday, and His Dark Materials, and at the Royal Court Theatre in ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 14, 1981 (40)

Birth Place: Essex, ENGLAND

Bio:
Last appeared on Broadway in the National Theatre production of The History Boys playing Rudge, the role he originated in London. Other theatre credits include appearances at the National Theatre in Howard Katz, Henry V, His Girl Friday, and His Dark Materials, and at the Royal Court Theatre in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Performer
  [West End]
London Tenth Anniversary Celebration, 2018
Performer
  [West End]
Old Vic Theatre Production, 2017
Performer
  [West End]
National Theatre Production, 2017
Joseph Pitt
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2015
Rodolpho
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Rudge

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Performer

  [West End]
London Tenth Anniversary Celebration, 2018
Performer

  [West End]
Old Vic Theatre Production, 2017
Performer

  [West End]
National Theatre Production, 2017
Joseph Pitt

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2015
Rodolpho

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Rudge

Russell Tovey Biography

Last appeared on Broadway in the National Theatre production of The History Boys playing Rudge, the role he originated in London. Other theatre credits include appearances at the National Theatre in Howard Katz, Henry V, His Girl Friday, and His Dark Materials, and at the Royal Court Theatre in Plasticine, A Miracle, and The Pass. Film: Pride, Grabbers, In Passing, and The History Boys. Television: HBO’s “Looking,” “Being Human,” “Banished,” “Sherlock,” “Doctor Who,” and “Little Dorrit.”




Russell Tovey News

HBO Max Renews STARSTRUCK For A Third Season Photo HBO Max Renews STARSTRUCK For A Third Season
by Michael Major - Jun 13, 2022

The Max Original comedy STARSTRUCK, created by comedian and writer Rose Matafeo, has been renewed for a third season by HBO Max and co-producer BBC Three. The series is co-written by Matafeo, Alice Snedden and Nic Sampson, with Matafeo and Snedden also directing.

CONSTELLATIONS Will Be Available To Watch Online For Four Weeks Only Photo CONSTELLATIONS Will Be Available To Watch Online For Four Weeks Only
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

After winning two Olivier Awards - for Best Revival, and Best Actress in a Play for Sheila Atim, the Donmar Warehouse today announces that the on demand streaming of the critically acclaimed revival of Nick Payne's Constellations will be available for an additional four weeks until 25 May.

Kim McAleese Appointed as Director of Edinburgh Art Festival Photo Kim McAleese Appointed as Director of Edinburgh Art Festival
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022

The UK's largest annual festival of visual art has announced Kim McAleese as its new Director. She takes up the position ahead of the 18th edition of the festival, which returns from Thursday 28 July to Sunday 28 August 2022.

VIDEO: HBO Max Drops STARSTRUCK Season Two Trailer Photo VIDEO: HBO Max Drops STARSTRUCK Season Two Trailer
by Michael Major - Mar 16, 2022

The cast includes Rose Matafeo, Nikesh Patel, Emma Sidi, Joe Barnes, Al Roberts, Ambreen Razia, Alice Snedden, Lola-Rose Maxwell, Nic Sampson, Edward Easton, Parth Thakerar, Jordan Stephens and Minnie Driver. Watch the new trailer now!

Ten New Productions Added To The National Theatre Collection For Schools, Colleges, U Photo Ten New Productions Added To The National Theatre Collection For Schools, Colleges, Universities and Libraries To Access Worldwide
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022

With 75% of UK state secondary schools signed up to the National Theatre Collection, ten additional productions will now be available to schools, colleges and educational establishments from today in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing and ProQuest, part of Clarivate.

The National Theatre Announces New Productions For All Three South Bank Stages This S Photo The National Theatre Announces New Productions For All Three South Bank Stages This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2022

The National Theatre today announces new productions for all three South Bank stages this summer: Jack Absolute Flies Again in the Olivier theatre, Much Ado About Nothing in the Lyttelton theatre and All of Us in the Dorfman theatre with tickets on sale to the public from Thursday 10 March.  

Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS Will Be Available To Watch Online This Autumn Photo Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS Will Be Available To Watch Online This Autumn
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021

All four productions - starring Sheila Atim and Ivanno Jeremiah, Peter Capaldi and Zoë Wanamaker, Omari Douglas and Russell Tovey, and Anna Maxwell Martin and Chris O'Dowd, have been filmed, so audiences worldwide can enjoy this production Find out how to watch.

BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS, Vaudeville Theatre Photo BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS, Vaudeville Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Aug 13, 2021

For much of the last 18 months, we've thought 'What would I be doing now - if only I could?' Things don't always turn out that way though, as Nick Payne's warm, funny and poignant play shows.

Photos: First Look at Anna Maxwell Martin and Chris O'Dowd in CONSTELLATIONS Photo Photos: First Look at Anna Maxwell Martin and Chris O'Dowd in CONSTELLATIONS
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2021

In an innovative producing model, devised in response to the pandemic, four brand new casts will take turns to journey through the multiverse exploring the infinite possibilities of a relationship; each refracting the play afresh.

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch Announces Cast For BEGINNING Photo Queen's Theatre Hornchurch Announces Cast For BEGINNING
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2021

This will be the second play of David Eldridge’s produced by Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch, with 2019’s homecoming revival of In Basildon playing to national critical acclaim.

Russell Tovey Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Peter Capaldi, Sheila Atim, Zoë Wanamaker, and More in the Trai VideoVIDEO: First Look at Peter Capaldi, Sheila Atim, Zoë Wanamaker, and More in the Trailer For CONSTELLATIONS
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2021

Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst will revive his acclaimed Royal Court, West End and Broadway production of Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS which will run at the West End's Vaudeville Theatre from 18 June - 12 September 2021.

VIDEO: First Look - Alan Cumming Stars in BBC America Short Film Series QUEERS VideoVIDEO: First Look - Alan Cumming Stars in BBC America Short Film Series QUEERS
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 22, 2017

BBC America's QUEERS sees eight established writers respond to the 50th anniversary of The Sexual Offences Act which partially decriminalized homosexual acts between men in the UK, will air throughout the day on October 11.

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of ANGELS IN AMERICA
by Stage Tube - Jul 5, 2017

Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning two-part play ANGELS IN AMERICA is an epic operation for the National Theatre. Go backstage to see what a two-show day entails in this behind-the-scenes peek - watch the video below!

VIDEO: See Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane and More in the Trailer for National Theatre Live's ANGELS IN AMERICA Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

As previously announced, National Theatre Live will broadcast ANGELS IN AMERICA, Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning two-part play, this summer. Part One: Millennium Approaches will be in cinemas from 20 July. Part Two: Perestroika will be in cinemas from 27 July. Watch the trailer for the cinema events below!

VIDEO: Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield and Russell Tovey Talk ANGELS IN AMERICA at the National
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell in Angels in America, currently in previews for a May 4th opening at the National Theatre. Watch stars Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield and Russell Tovey chat about getting into character below!

VIDEO: Watch The Live 2017 Olivier Awards Red Carpet Show
by Stage Tube - Apr 9, 2017

The Olivier Awards 2017 with Mastercard - the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar - takes place today, Sunday 9 April, at London's Royal Albert Hall.

VIDEO: Jonathan Groff & More in New LOOKING: THE MOVIE Cast Featurette
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 5, 2016

Jonathan Groff and more appear in an all-new cast featurette for HBO's LOOKING: THE MOVIE. The exclusive HBO presentation debuts SATURDAY, JULY 23 (10:00-11:25 p.m. ET/PT).

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 13, 2015

The Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge, directed by Ivo van Hove, opened just last night, November 12, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). The production, which swept the 2015 Olivier Awards -- winning for Best Revival, Best Director, and Best Actor (Mark Strong), will play an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 21, 2016. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out what the cast had to say after the curtain went down below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Cast of the Olivier-Winning A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE; Begins Previews Tonight!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 21, 2015

Direct from two completely sold-out engagements in London, where it swept the 2015 Olivier Awards winning for Best Revival, Best Director, and Best Actor (Mark Strong), A View from the Bridge is being presented during playwright Miller's centenary and will mark the Broadway debut of the acclaimed Belgian director van Hove. The 17-week limited engagement begins previews tonight, October 21, opens Thursday, November 12, and will run through Sunday, February 21, 2016. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you exclusive interviews with the cast as they prepared for previews!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jonathan Groff Stars on Next Episode of HBO's LOOKING
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 7, 2014

Below, check out a sneak peek at the next episode of HBO's new series LOOKING starring Broadway's Jonathan Groff. The episode airs Sunday, March 9th at 10:30PM, only on HBO.


Russell Tovey Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Russell Tovey been in?
Russell Tovey has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Russell Tovey been in?
Russell Tovey has appeared on London's West End in 4 shows.

What was Russell Tovey's first West End show?
Russell Tovey's first West End show was Angels in America which opened in 2017