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Phelim McDermott

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Name  Phelim McDermott
Role  Actor
Plays  Shockheaded Peter

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Movies  Robin Hood, Home Road Movies, The Best of Resfest: Vol. 3
Awards  Laurence Olivier Award for Best Entertainment
Nominations  Laurence Olivier Award for Best Director
Similar People  Julian Crouch, Lee Simpson, Martyn Jacques, Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice

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Phelim McDermott (born 21 August 1963) is an English actor and stage director. He has directed plays and operas in Britain, Germany, Spain, the United States, and Australia. McDermott was a co-founder of the Improbable theatre in 1996.


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McDermott was born in Manchester, England. His screen debut was as Jester in the 1991 film Robin Hood, followed by further minor roles in The Baby of Mâcon (1993) and other films. He also appeared on stage, e.g. in 1991 at the Nottingham Playhouse production of Sandi Toksvig's The Pocket Dream and in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. He also appeared in the BBC Radio 4 improvisational show The Masterson Inheritance (1993 to 1995).

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He was made an Honorary Doctor of Middlesex University in 2007.

Notable productions

  • 1998: Shockheaded Peter for the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, and the Lyric Hammersmith, London
  • 2002: A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare for Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg
  • 2007: Satyagraha by Philip Glass for English National Opera (ENO), and in 2008 for the Metropolitan Opera (MET), New York; restaged at the ENO in 2009 and 2013, and in 2011 at the MET
  • 2009: The Addams Family with Bebe Neuwirth and Nathan Lane, Oriental Theatre, Chicago, and in 2010 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, Broadway
  • 2011: The Enchanted Island for the Metropolitan Opera, New York
  • 2013: The Perfect American by Philip Glass for Teatro Real, Madrid, English National Opera, and in 2014 for Opera Queensland and Brisbane Festival
  • 2014: Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart for English National Opera
  • References

    Phelim McDermott Wikipedia