Christopher Howell


Training: Guildford School of Acting

Theatre credits include: Sgt. John Diggs in Stephen Ward (Aldwych); Grandfather of Bass in Wolf (Sydmonton); The Wonderful Wizard of Oz/Dr Dillamond in Wicked (Apollo Victoria); Farmer Sutcliffe in Betty Blue Eyes (Novello); Big Bopper in Buddy (Channel Islands); Bert Barry in 42nd Street (Chichester); Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls (Cambridge); Edna Turnblad in Hairspray (Shaftsbury); Rex De Havilland in Too Close to the Sun (Comedy); Actor 3 in Jolson & Co. (Tour); Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd (Union Theatre); KoKo in The Mikado (Tour); Luther Billis in South Pacific (Tour); Sir Joseph Porter in HMS Pinafore (Union Theatre); Bustopher Jones/Gus in Cats (Tour); King Sheik Ya Booty in Aladdin (Pleasance London); Amos Hart in Chicago (Tour); Fred in Anything Goes (Drury Lane); Sir Reginald Tarrington in My Fair Lady (Drury Lane); The Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz (Tunbridge Wells); Raymond Neff in The Witches of Eastwick (Prince of Wales); The Phantom of the Opera (Tour); Priest/Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar (Tour); Goody in Fame (Victoria Palace); Colonel Parker in Elvis (Piccadilly); Marcel in Aspects of Love (Basingstoke); Murray Deutch in Buddy (Strand); The Porter in The Project (L.I.F.T.); Smartman in Peter Pan – The British Musical (Cambridge) and Fred/Harvery in What a Performance (Queen’s).

Workshops include: 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: 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 25th and Stephen Ward.