Richard Roe Biography

Gender: Male

Theatre includes: assistant choreographer on Ben Hur Live (European stadium tour), assistant choreographer on Imagine This (New London), understudy Merry, Pip and assistant dance captain for The Lord of the Rings (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), ensemble and understudy Big Macca and Cliff in We Will Rock You (Dominion), ensemble and understudy Straight Dave in Closer to Heaven (Arts), ensemble in Notre Dame de Paris (Dominion), swing and understudy Angel in Rent (Shaftesbury), ensemble and cover Big Daddy in Sweet Charity (Haymarket and Menier Chocolate Factory), ensemble in Sinatra (London Palladium), ensemble and understudy Amos Hart and Mary Sunshine in Chicago (Adelphi), Carbucketty and understudy Mungojerry and Shimbleshanks in Cats (New London), Tulsa in Gypsy (Dundee Rep), Black Knight in Chess (Denmark tour), ensemble and understudy Tyrone in Fame (Sweden arena tour), Mark Anthony and understudy Mike Costa in A Chorus Line (Derby Playhouse) and ensemble and dance captain in Grease (Cyprus). Workshops: Arjuna in Mahabharata (Old Vic) and Love Shack (Dance Attic).

Film and television include: Chicago dancer in Absolutely Fabulous, Herod Boy in Jesus Christ Superstar directed by Gale Edwards, Julie and the Cadillacs directed by Bryan Izzard, Megamaths (series 1) and several Royal Variety Performances.

Recordings include: Closer to Heaven, We Will Rock You and The Lord of the Rings.