Chris Howell

Sheriff Earl

Training: G.S.A.

West End Theatre credits include: Arthur in Made In Dagenham (Adelphi); Percival Murray in Stephen Ward (Aldwych); The Wonderful Wizard of Oz/Dr Dillamond in Wicked (Apollo Victoria); Farmer Sutcliffe in Betty Blue Eyes (Novello); Edna Turnblad in Hairspray (Shaftsbury); Rex De Havilland in Too Close to the Sun (Comedy); Fred in Anything Goes (Drury Lane); Sir Reginald Tarrington in My Fair Lady (Drury Lane); Raymond Neff in The Witches of Eastwick (Prince of Wales); Goody in Fame (Victoria Palace); Colonel Parker in Elvis (Piccadilly); Murray Deutch/Big Bopper in Buddy (Strand); Smartman in Peter Pan – The British Musical (Cambridge) and Fred/Harvery in What a Performance (Queen’s).

Off West End Theatre credits include: Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd (Union Theatre); Sir Joseph Porter in HMS Pinafore (Union Theatre) and The Porter in The Project (L.I.F.T.).

Regional/Touring credits include: Grandfather of Bass in Wolf (Sydmonton); Big Bopper in Buddy (Channel Islands); Bert Barry in 42nd Street (Chichester); Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls (Cambridge); Actor 3 in Jolson & Co. (Tour); Bustopher Jones/Gus in Cats (Tour); KoKo in The Mikado (Tour); Luther Billis in South Pacific (Tour); Amos Hart in Chicago (Tour); The Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz (Tunbridge Wells); Policeman/u.s M.Firmin in The Phantom of the Opera (Tour); Priest/Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar (Tour) and Marcel in Aspects of Love (Basingstoke).

Pantomime credits include: King Clarence in The Sleeping Beauty (Plymouth); King Sheik Ya Booty in Aladdin (Pleasance, London) and King Rat in Dick Whittington (Llandudno).

Workshops include: The Braille Legacy (Colbert Entertainment); Out There (Elliot Davis/James Bourne); Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown (Bartlett Sher/David Yazbek); The Little Prince (Nick Lloyd Webber); Bumblescratch (Robert Sherman Jr.); Stephen Ward (Andrew Lloyd Webber); The Witches of Eastwick (Cameron Mackintosh) and Any Questions (R.S.C.).

Concerts include: Playing Our Part (Cadogan Hall); You Are Home (St. James Theatre); Kiss Me Kate and The Phantom of The Opera 25th Anniversary (both at The Royal Albert Hall).

Film and Television credits include: Kiss Me Kate (BBC); Les Miserables (Working Title); The Phantom of the Opera 25th (Universal); The Spadesman; Buddy; Driving Safely; The Royal Variety Performance; Surprise Surprise and Children In Need.

Original cast recordings include: Peter Pan, Buddy, Too Close to the Sun, Bush Tales, Betty Blue Eyes, The Phantom of the Opera 25thStephen Ward and Made In Dagenham.


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