Following the official opening of The Old Vic's new production of King Lear starring double Academy Award-w...
Mark Curry was born in Stafford, England in 1961, where he attended the Jean Pearce School of Dancing from the age of 10. At age 7 Curry appeared on Junior Showtime where he was a regular performer for five years. He also appeared in television pantomime, Babes in the Woods, alongside Susan Maughan and Bonnie Langford. He later was cast as Oscar in Bugsy Malone (1975) as the producer.
In the early 1980s Curry joined the Harrogate Theatre Company, after which he co-hosted the series Get Set For Summer on BBC One, which later became The Saturday Picture Show. In 1986 Curry joined children’s TV programme Blue Peter, where he was a presenter alongside co-hosts Janet Ellis, Peter Duncan,Caron Keating, Yvette Fielding and John Leslie, during Blue Peter's most popular era. Later Curry became known for presenting many daytime television shows suc as Catchprase and a daily, live food series
In the theatre world, Curry has taken on the leading role in The Woman in Black in the West End and later starred in the centenary show of Charley’s Aunt. He also was cast in Talent in 2009 where he played the role of The Comere. He also appeared in two of Southwark Playhouse’s performances; as Andre Casseell in Victor/Victoria and Larry in Sondheim’s Company.
|Wicked||The Wizard||Apollo Victoria Theatre||2016|
|Victor/ Victoria||Andre Cassell||Southwark Playhouse||2012|
|Talent||The Compere||Menier Chocolate Factory||2008|
|The Woman in Black||The Actor||Fortune||1994||News|