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Titanic

21st Oct 2019

Chris will play Charles Lightoller in the hugely successful production of Titanic The Musical produced by Danielle Tarento. The production will tour China for 6 weeks through November and December 2019 visiting Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing and Guangzhou.

More information is available here

Sanditon

12th June 2018

Chris will be filming ITV's new adaptation of Jane Austen's unfinished novel, Sanditon. It is developed by Emmy and BAFTA-Award winning writer Andrew Davies (War & Peace, Mr Selfridge, Les Misérables, Pride and Prejudice).

It is being produced by Red Planet Pictures, ITV and Masterpiece starring Anne Reid, Rose Williams and Theo James.

Bare: A Pop Opera

11th June 2019

Chris is fight directing Bare: A Pop Opera at The Vaults, London.

A pulsating, electric contemporary rock/pop musical, Bare follows a group of students

at a Catholic boarding school as they grapple with issues of sexuality, identity, and

the future.

Directed by Julie Atherton, it runs from 21st June - 4th August. Tickets available here.

Cinderella

29th November 2018

Chris will be playing Dandini in Qdos' Cinderella at New Victoria Theatre in Woking alongside Strictly's Craig Revel Horwood and Paul Chuckle!

The show will run from 7th December 2018 - 6th January 2019

Tickets are available here

The Return Of The Soldier

10th August 2018

Chris will be starring in as Christopher Baldry in Charles Miller and Tim Sanders' The Return Of The Soldier at Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester from 6th-29th September and New Wolsey, Ipswich from 1st-6th October.

Set in Harrow during the summer of 1916, The Return of the Soldier is an intensely bitter-sweet tale, dissecting the very different love of three women for one man. When Christopher returns from the front, shell-shocked and with memory loss, there are profound consequences for all three women and their love. In the end, only an extraordinary sacrifice will restore the fragile status quo.

Book tickets here

Zelda - A Post-Modern Musical

29th July 2018

Chris will be involved in the Zelda - A Post-Modern Musical workshop at The Other Palace. Zelda is a brand new musical that tells the incredible story of Zelda Fitzgerald with an incredible jazz fuelled jukebox score of post-modern hits.

Written by Victoria Gimby
Based on an idea by Christopher D. Clegg

Workshop presentation performances will take place at The Other Palace on 9-11 August. Book tickets here

The Arcadians

29th July 2018

Chris will be appearing at Bobbie in a semi staged production of The Arcadians at Wilton's Music Hall on 1st August. It is the first professional production in decades. It's one night only, so book tickets here

Candide

29th April 2018

This summer, Chris will be appearing in Candide as Maximillian. It runs at Iford Arts near Bath 26, 29, 30th May, 1, 2, 5th June and 12th July at Cheltenham Festival and finally 15th July in Stowe.

Click below for tickets:

Iford Arts

Cheltenham Festival

Cinderella

30th Sept 2017

Chris will be appearing in Cinderella at Hackney Empire this Christmas as Prince Charming.

Marking their 19th pantomime for Hackney Empire, Cinderella will be written and directed by Susie McKenna with original music by Steven Edis. The award-winning team has been the creative force behind London’s number one pantomime for nearly two decades and will once again be bringing a classic story bang up to date.

This Christmas, Harlem meets Hackney in the classic rags to riches tale of Cinderella. In true Hackney Empire style that brings West End value at East End prices, this magical, family pantomime will be packed with glittering sets, big song and dance numbers, slapstick comedy plus a flying horse, all played out in the beautiful Victorian Theatre.

Cinderella will run from 18th November to 31st December. Book tickets here.

West End Wilma Award Nomination

18th Aug 2017

Chris has been nominated for Best Performer In An Off-West End Show at the Wilma Awards for his role as Jon in tick, tick...BOOM! at the Park Theatre earlier this year. This is his second nomination for this role. To cast your vote please follow the link here

Offies Nominations

12th May 2017

Chris has been nominated in the Off West End awards for his performance as Jon in tick, tick...BOOM! at Park Theatre as Best Male In A Musical alongside his fellow cast members who both received nominations for Best Supporting Male and Best Supporting Female respectively. Bronagh Lagan has received a nomination for Best Director Of A Musical and we have also been nominated for Best Musical.

There's still time to see the show as it closes on 27th May. Click here for tickets

tick, tick... BOOM!

27th March 2017

Chris will be returning to Park Theatre starring as Johnny in Jonathan Larson's autobiographical rock musical tick, tick... BOOM! from 3rd -27th May. For more information and to book tickets visit parktheatre.co.uk

Here... again

16th March 2017

After a successful workshop at The Curve, Leicester last year, Chris has been invited back to the second workshop of Alex Young and Kate Marlais' Cumbrian musical, Here. There will be a showing for industry professionals at The Other Palace in March.

BroadwayWorld Awards

7th Nov 2016

Chris has been nominated in the BroadwayWorld Awards for Best Supporting Actor In A Musical for The Burnt Part Boys at the Park Theatre which has also been nominated for Best New Production Of A Musical. War Of The Worlds at the Dominion Theatre has also been nominated for Best Revival Of A Musical.

If you saw any of these and you agree, follow this link and vote

The Likes Of Us

30 Oct 2016

Chris will be workshopping Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's first ever musical, The Likes Of Us as Johnny Grey. Based on the true story of Thomas John Barnardo who, throughout his lifetime, founded homes for over 60,000 children which gave us Barnardo's charity today. The show was written in 1965 but was never professionally staged.

Directed by Christopher Luscombe.

Dick Whittington

4th Oct 2016

Chris will be appearing as the title role Dick Whittington in First Family Entertainment's pantomime at the Milton Keynes Theatre this Christmas alongside Samantha Womack as King Rat and Stacey Solomon as Fairy Bowbells. For tickets visit the website

Here

5th Sept 2016

Chris is spending the week developing a new musical written by Alex Young and Kate Marlais called Here at Curve Theatre, Leicester. Here won the S&S Award in 2015 for Most Promising Underproduced Musical.

The Burnt Part Boys Offie Nominations

30th Aug 2016

The Burnt Part Boys have been nominated for 4 Off West End Awards: Best Ensemble Acting, Best Musical Director, Best Musical Production and Best Director

Whatsonstage: My Top 5 Showtunes

9th August 2016

Chris discusses his top 5 showtunes with Whatsonstage here.

West End Wilma: The Burnt Part Boys

28th July 2016

Chris speaks to West End Wilma about The Burnt Part Boys coming to the Park Theatre from 10th August. 

Click here

The Burnt Part Boys

22th June 2016

Chris will be appearing as 'Jake' in the European Premiere of Miller and Tyson's off-Broadway hit The Burnt Part Boys coming to the Park Theatre, London from 10th August - 3rd September. You can book tickets here

War Of The Worlds

18th January 2016

Chris will be appearing in the world premiere staging of Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War Of The Worlds at the Dominion Theatre, West End. Previews begin on 8th February 2016, to book tickets click here

New Representation

3rd June 2015

Chris has signed with a new agent; Mark Ward, who is a partner at the highly success Belfield and Ward.

 

www.belfieldandward.com

Billy Elliot's 10th Anniversary

19th May 2015

On Tuesday 12th May, Billy Elliot will have reached 10 years in the West End since it opened. The Billy Elliot team have prepared a very special show if you can get yourself one of the very limited tickets!

 

It is also Chris' last week at Billy Elliot, you can catch him playing Billy's older brother Tony on; 

Thurs 30th April 2.30 & 7.30

Sat 2nd May 2.30 & 7.30

Sat 16th May 2.30 & 7.30

Billy Elliot Live released

24th November 2014

Released today, the biggest live screening ever in the UK is ready for you to take home. 

See Billy Elliot like you've never seen it before, complete with interviews with Elton John and Stephen Daldry. Plus discover the secrets of the West End show with a backstage tour led by our Billy Elliot, Elliot Hanna.

 

You can purchase it in DVD and Blu-Ray on Amazon or download it for your devices on iTunes

Billy Elliot Live

13 June 2014

On Sunday 28th September, for the first time ever Billy Elliot the Musical will be screened live to cinemas across the UK and Ireland.

To see where you can watch Billy Elliot Live near you, visit BillyElliotLive.co.uk

Or if you want to part of the filming at the Victoria Palace you can buy tickets here

Further details of international screenings will be announced

 

West End Live - 10 Years

12 June 2014

Chris will be performing with the cast of Billy Elliot in Trafalgar Square at 11.50am for West End Live on Saturday 21st June. It will be the 10th anniversary of West End Live! Click here for the full schedule

Loose Ends

19 May 2014

Filmed in 2010, 'Loose Ends' has been doing the film festival rounds winning several awards and now it has finally been released online. You can view it here

Sports Relief 2014

18 March 2014

Friday 21st March, Chris will be performing with the cast of Spamalot on BBC One's coverage of Sport Relief from 7pm

Joining Billy Elliot

28 February 2014

Chris will be joining the West End cast of Billy Elliot as cover Tony alongside Ruthie Henshall. Opening night is 12 May 2014. You can see the full cast here and you can buy tickets here

Extension... again!

17 February 2014

Chris is happy to announce that he will be extending in Spamalot until April 12th 2014

Interview with West End Frame

5 February 2014

You can read Chris' recent interview with Andrew Tomlins from West End Frame here

Extension

27 January 2014

Chris is happy to announce that he will be extending in Spamalot until March 29th 2014

Children In Need

20 December 2013

You can view Chris with Les Dennis, Warwick Davis and the cast of Spamalot performing "Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life" on BBC's Children In Need here

Extension

21 August 2013

Chris is happy to announce that he will be extending his contract with Spamalot until 8 Feb 2014 at the Playhouse Theatre, West End. For booking information click here

West End Live & West End Heroes

12 June 2013

Chris will be performing with the cast of Spamalot at West End Live in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 22nd June. For more information click here

He will also be performing in West End Heroes concert at Dominion Theatre for Help The Heroes on Sunday 23rd June. You can buy tickets here

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