Theatrical honours in the 2012 New Year Honours List

Theatrical hounours in the New Year Honours list include: actor David Harewood (MBE) for services to Drama; Lyndie Wright (MBE) at Little Angel puppet theatre, for services to the Craft of Puppetry; and Marcus Davey (OBE), Chief Executive and Artistic Director of the Roundhouse for services to Drama.

Aged 46, David Harewood's recent London stage credits include "Welcome To Thebes" at the Olivier, NT in 2010; Martin Luther King in "The Mountaintop" at the Theatre503 and Trafalgar Studios 1 Theatre in 2009; Hostspur in "Henry IV Part 1 & 2" at the Olivier, NT in 2005. His recent TV credits include Nelson Mandela in the BBC drama Mrs Mandela in 2009.

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