Julian Clary On Stage - Theatre Credits, Bio and Tickets

Julian Clary was born in 1959 in Surbiton, Surrey. He attended Goldsmith’s College at the University of London, studying English and Drama. He began his career in stand-up comedy, performing as “Gillian Pieface”, and later as “The Joan Collins Fanclub”. He went on many successful tours of his act, many being released on home video.

He made his first TV appearance back in 1989 on Trick or Treat, an ITV quiz show. Soon enough, he was offered his own show, Stick Moments, on Channel 4 which ran from 1990-1991. His other TV work includes All Rise (1996), Just a minute (2012/2013), and Your Face Sounds Familiar (2013), to name a few, whilst he is also a regular panel member of Just a Minute, Radio 4’s long-running show.

In 2004, Clary made his West End debut, playing Leigh Bowery in Taboo. In 2007, he appeared in the Olivier Award winning production of Cabaret, playing the role of Emcee. He has also played roles in Canned Clary, and For The Love of Coqs.

In December 2016, Clary played the role of Dandini in Cinderella during a limited Christmas season at the London Palladium, alongside  Paul O’Grady, Lee Mead, and Nigel Havers.

In 2017, Clary will appear in Le Grand Mort at Trafalgar Studios, before returning to the London Palladium in Dick Whitington.  


Selected London & West End Stage Appearances

Show Role Theatre Year Link
Dick Whittington   London Palladium 2017 Review
Le Grand Mort   Trafalgar Studios 2017  
Cinderella Dandini London Palladium 2016 News
Cabaret Emcee Lyric Theatre 2007  
Taboo Leigh Bowery Leicester Square Theatre 2003  
Taboo Leigh Bowery Leicester Square Theatre 2002 Review


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