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Christopher Luscombe

Christopher Luscombe

Christopher Luscombe read English at Cambridge. He began his career as an actor, spending seven years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, of which he is an Associate Artist. He went on to appear at the National Theatre, the Old Vic and in the West End. As a director, he has worked frequently at Stratford-upon-Avon and in the West End, and his productions of plays, musicals and operas have taken him all over the world.


His writing credits include: STAR QUALITY, based on the short story and play by Noël Coward; THE SHAKESPEARE REVUE (RSC and West End) and MASTERPIECES (Birmingham Rep), both with Malcolm McKee; HALF TIME (Donmar Warehouse and Bush) with Hugh Bonneville; and DANDY DICK (UK Tour) adapted from the play by A.W. Pinero. He has devised two revues for BBC Radio, both with Malcolm McKee: THE COCKTAIL HOUR and LONELY HEARTS.


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