Patrick Stewart

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Shylock in The Merchant of Venice

RSC: Patrick Stewart is an Honorary Associate Artist of the RSC, having been made an Associate Artist in 1967. As part of the Complete Works Festival he played Mark Antony and Prospero in both Stratford and London. He was a core member of the company from 1966 to 1982, playing a range of Shakespearean roles including Grumio, Touchstone, Hector, Edward IV, Stephano, Cassius, Tullus Aufidius, Enobarbus (SWET Award - Best Supporting Actor), Aaron, King John, Titus Andronicus, Shylock (SWET Award nomination - Best Actor), Henry IV and Leontes. Other productions included Hamlet, The Relapse, Bartholomew Fair, The Balcony, The Silver Tassie, Enemies, Occupations, Hippolytus, The White Guard, Bingo, The Bundle, That Good Between Us, The Iceman Cometh and Every Good Boy Deserves Favour.

Theatre includes: Macbeth (Chichester/West End/Broadway. Evening Standard Best Actor Award); Twelfth Night (Chichester); A Life in the Theatre (Apollo); The Master Builder (Albery); Johnson Over Jordan (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Young Vic); A Christmas Carol (Old Vic. Olivier Award); The Ride Down Mt. Morgan (Broadway); Othello (Shakespeare Theater, Washington DC); The Tempest (Broadway).

Television includes: Extras, Eleventh Hour, The Lion in Winter, King of Texas, A Christmas Carol, Moby Dick, Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Canterville Ghost, The Simpsons, I, Claudius, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Smiley's People, Oedipus Rex, The Devil's Disciple.

Film includes: Chicken Little, X-Men, The Prince of Egypt, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, Jeffrey, Hedda, Dune, Lady Jane, Excalibur, LA Story, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Masterminds, The Pagemaster, Conspiracy Theory, Safe House, Dad Savage.

Recordings: Peter and the Wolf (Kent Nagano, Orchestre du Lyon. Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word).

Patrick was appointed an OBE in the 2001 New Year Honours List and was Knighted in the 2010 New Year's Honours List.


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