David Burrows

Simpson / Joe / Bartender / Motel Manager

David recently played Uncle Bert in Half a Sixpence (Noel Coward Theatre, London) and has appeared on Live at the London Palladium, Children in Need, and the One Show.

He was part of the cast of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre) playing the part of Mr Hoallum, which was nominated for an Olivier award in the best revival category.

Other acting credits include: My Fair Lady (National Theatre and at Theatre Royal Drury Lane) which went on to win an Olivier in the best revival category, Oliver! (London Palladium, UK National Tour and Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto), Factory Foreman, in Les Miserables (Palace Theatre, London), Harvey in All the Fun of the Fair (National Tour) Inherit the Wind (Old Vic), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Taming of the Shrew and Babe the Sheep Pig, (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Diana, Truth and Lies (Snapple Theatre, Off Broadway New York and Soho Theatre London), The Wizard and Professor Marvel in The Wizard of Oz (West Yorkshire Playhouse), The Proprietor in Assassins (Sheffield Crucible Theatre), Charlie Davenport in Annie Get Your Gun (The National Tour), The Witches (National Tour), The BFG (National Tour and West End), Colin in Absent Friends and Roy Tunt in The Sociable Plover (Sarah Thorne Theatre, Broadstairs).

Directing credits include: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (New Theatre Cardiff), Peter Pan (Wolverhampton Grand), Aladdin and The Chuckles of Oz in 2014 at the Civic Theatre Darlington. Aladdin (Orchard Theatre Dartford), all for Qdos.

David was resident Director on All the Fun of the Fair (National Tour). He has also directed several college productions at MADD College Nottingham, including Inherit the Wind, One Man Two Guvnors, A Flea in Her Ear, The Magistrate, The Comedy of Errors, Animal Farm, Hotel Paradiso and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

David has written, produced and directed pantomime for Eden Court Theatre Inverness. Credits include: Peter Pan, Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, and Aladdin.


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