Peter Polycarpou


Peter Polycarpou


Theatre credits include: Oslo (National and Harold Pinter; Olivier Nominated and Clarence Derwent Award winner); Working (Southwark); Mrs Henderson Presents (Royal Alexandria Theatre, Toronto); Les Misérables (Dubai); Ross (Chichester); Scenes From 68 Scenes (Arcola); The Choir (Glasgow Citizens); Follies In Concert (Royal Albert Hall); City of Angels (Donmar); Guys and Dolls (Chichester); The Pajama Game (Chichester and Shaftesbury); The Magistrate (National); Sweeney Todd (Chichester and Adelphi); Love Story (Duchess and CFT); A Christmas Carol (Birmingham Rep); Last Easter (Birmingham Rep); Imagine This (Plymouth Theatre Royal and New London); Artefacts (Brits Off Broadway NYC and Bush); Silver Birch House (Arcola); Gizmo Love (Edinburgh Festival); All the Ordinary Angels (Manchester Royal Exchange); Anna in the Tropics, Follow My Leader (Hampstead); The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (Bridewell Theatre); The Odd Couple (Nominated for Best Actor Manchester Evening News); Angels in America (Manchester Library); The Phantom of the Opera (RUG); Titus Andronicus, The Secret Garden, Les Misérables (RSC and Palace); Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Palladium); Oklahoma! (National and Lyceum); Miss Saigon (Drury Lane); The Jew of Malta (Calymath); A Question of Geography (RSC); Metropolis Kabarett (National). 

Television credits include: Unforgotten, Tyrant, The Lost Honour of Christopher Jeffries (BAFTA Winner for Best Mini Series); Threesome, Hustle, The Last Days of Lehman Brothers, Holby City, Empathy, The Bill, Waking the Dead, EastEnders, Casualty, Noah: The Deluge and the Flood, Mile High, Birds of a Feather, The Bill, Planespotting, Sunburn, Capitol City, American Voices, Black Carrion, The Professionals, Anything is Possible (directed 5 episodes). 

Films credits include: Blue Iguana, CleanSkin, O Jerusalem, I Could Never Be Your Woman, De- Lovely, Oklahoma!, Evita, Bloodlines: Legacy of a Lord, Julie and the Cadillacs, Broken, Mad George (writer/producer, short film); Midnight Flight.

Radio credits include: Where the Line is Drawn, The Man Who Would Be King, HR Series 5, Pixie Juice, The Brick, Beirut Days, The Invasion: Arab Chronicles of the First Crusade, The Last Adventure, The Good Ship Esperanza, Honey from a Weed, Afternoon Outing by Panos Karnezis, The Brox, Murder on the Orient Express, The Greek Interpreter and Radio Drama Group regular. 

Other: Peter teaches Acting Through Song workshops up and down the country. He has taught at Lamda, Central School Of Speech And Drama, Cambridge University, Mountview Academy, The London School Of Musical Theatre and other Performance Arts Colleges, Drama Colleges, Youth Theatres and Schools. He is a director of the Theatre charity, The Royal Theatrical Fund.