Simon Russel Beale

Simon Russell Beale

Acclaimed actor Simon Russell Beale recently starred in A Christmas Carol at the Bridge Theatre

Simon Russell Beale has had a long and accomplished career as an actor, performing a wide range of roles on stage.

Simon Russell Beale was last at The Bridge in John Gabriel Borkman and Bach & Sons, both directed by Nicholas Hytner. His previous theatre credits include The Lehman Trilogy at the National Theatre, in the West End and on Broadway, for which he won the Tony award for Leading Actor in a Play. His other collaborations with Hytner includeThe Alchemist, Much Ado About Nothing, Major Barbara, Collaborators, London Assurance and Timon of Athens, all at the National Theatre. 

His first London appearance was in William Gaskill’s Royal Court production of Women Beware Women.

For the RSC, he has appeared in The Tempest, King Lear, Ghosts, the title roles in Richard III and Edward II, The Seagull, Troilus and Cressida, The Man of Mode and Restoration.

Other notable performances include Mr Foote’s Other Leg, Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Philanthropist, Uncle Vanya, Twelfth Night, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Deathtrap, The Duchess of Malfi, Humble Boy, Hamlet, Battle Royal, Candide (2000 Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical), Summerfolk, Money, Othello, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead and Volpone (1996 Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor).

As well as being the recipient of multiple theatre awards, in 2003 he was made a CBE for his services to the Arts and in 2019 he was made a Knight Bachelor.

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