Roy HUDD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1936-05-16
Education Croydon Secdy Tech Sch
Publications N/A
Recreations walking, singing, napping
Clubs Garrick
Style Roy Hudd, Esq, OBE
Career comedian, playwright, author and actor; commercial artist 1952-55, Nat Serv RAF 1955-57, entered show business 1958; tstee Br Actors Equity; pres: Br Music Hall Soc, Max Miller Appreciation Soc; Hon DLitt Univ of Westminster 2010; Centenary King Rat of The Grand Order of Water Rats 1989 and 2000; twice monthly column Yours magazine; Hon DCL UEA 2007; >ir< incl: seasons at Richmond Theatre and The Young Vic, the clown in The Birth of Merlin (Theatr Clwyd), Fagin in Oliver!, Stanley Gardner in Run For Your Wife (Whitehall and Criterion), The Fantasticks (Open Air Theatre) 1990, Babes in the Wood (Ashcroft Theatre Croydon 1990, Theatre Royal Plymouth 1991, New Theatre Cardiff 1992, Pavilion Theatre Bournemouth 1993, Sadler's Wells 1994), Midsummer Night's Dream (Open Air Theatre) 1991, George Pigden in Two into One 1993, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Open Air Theatre) 1999, Hard Times (Theatre Royal Haymarket) 2000, Theft (nat tour) 2001, The Solid Gold Cadillac (Garrick Theatre) 2005, The Merry Widow (London Coliseum) 2008, Wizard of Oz (Royal Festival Hall) 2008, When We Are Married (Garrick Theatre) 2010-11, Roy Hudd's Exeedingly Entertaining Evening (nat tour); writer of stage prodns: The Victorian Christmas, Roy Hudd's very own Music Hall, Just a Verse and Chorus, Beautiful Dreamer, While London Sleeps, Underneath the Arches (winner Best Actor in a Musical from Soc of West End Theatre), numerous pantomimes and music hall shows; >ir< incl: Workers' Playtime, The News Huddlines, Like They've Never Been Gone, disc jockey Radio 2; >ir< incl: Not So Much a Programme More a Way of Life, The Maladjusted Busker (winner Montreaux Press Prize), Hudd, The Illustrated Weekly Hudd, Comedy Tonight, The 607080 Show, Movie Memories, Halls of Fame, The Puppet Man, Hometown, regular panelist on What's My Line?, Lipstick on Your Collar, Common as Muck, Karaoke, Cold Lararus, Common as Muck 2, The Quest, Coronation Street, The Quest Two, The Quest Three, Hollyoaks in the City, Casualty, Doctors, New Tricks, The Unusual Miss Nightingale, Little Dorritt, Ashes to Ashes, Missing, Coronation Street, Call the Midwife, Law & Order UK, Midsomer Murders, Our Robot Overlords; >ir< incl: Sony Gold Award 1990 for outstanding contrib to radio, LWT Lifetime Achievement for Radio Comedy Award 1990, Variety Club BBC Radio Personality 1979 and 1993, Columnist of the Year EMAP 1994, Roy Castle Award for Outstanding Services to Variety 2003
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Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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