Clive Rowe

Event Has Passed

Last Show: Sunday 22 nd September 2019

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

After a long absence, Clive Rowe returns to The Pheasantry with his close friend and music director,  Wendy Gadian, for a night of pure indulgent pleasure and an evening of Nat King Cole. “We all have our favourite Cole songs but I didn’t really appreciate the depth and breadth of his back catalogue. Spanning years and styles, Nat has quite literally covered it all. From classic ballads “When I Fall in Love”, to up-tempo swing “Route 66”, and even musical theatre “On The Street Where You Live”. Rowe and Gadian will lead you effortlessly through all the colours of Nat King Cole’s extensive palate and may even remind you of some of those great songs that you’ve forgotten but love. “There were so many songs to choose from I couldn’t fit them all in, so in the end I had to be selfish and pick my favourites. I hope you enjoy listening to them as much as Wendy and I enjoy performing them!”

Clive’s theatre credits include: Sweet Charity (Donmar Warehosue); In The Willows (UK Tour); Guys and Dolls (Royal Albert Hall); Me and My Girl (Chichester Festival Theatre); Jack and the Beanstalk (Wimbledon Theatre); The Light Princess (National Theatre); The Hothouse (Trafalgar Studios); The Ladykillers (West End and UK Tour); Kiss Me Kate (Chichester Festival Theatre and  The Old Vic Theatre); No Naughty Bits (Hampstead Theatre); The Wiz (Birmingham Rep/West Yorkshire Playhouse); Company (Donmar Warehouse); The Fantastics (Duchess Theatre); Twelfth Night, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Trolius & Cressida (all Regent’s Park Theatre); Chicago (Adelphi Theatre); Carousel, Fuente Ovejuna, Caroline or Change, The Villains Opera, Money, Candide, Peter Pan, Guys and Dolls, Trackers (all National Theatre); As You Like It (Wyndham’s Theatre); Simply Heavenly (Young Vic/Trafalgar Studio); Zenobia, Measure for Measure, Twelfth Night (all Royal Shakespeare Company); Once On This Island (Birmingham Rep); Carmen Jones (The Old Vic); Just So (Tricycle Theatre); School for Scandal (Royal Exchange Theatre); The Boys from Syracuse, Lady Be Good, Twelfth Night and Carmen Jones (all Crucible Theatre, Sheffield). Clive returns this year to The Hackney Empire, as he has done on numerous occasions, to play The Dame in their Christmas pantomime of Dick Whittington. Television credits include: Will (TNT); So Awkward – 4 Series (CBBC); Evermoor – 2 Series (Disney); The Kennedys (BBC); The Fun Police (Roughcut); All the Small Things, Doctor Who, Tracy Beaker, Dalziel & Pascoe, Networked, Casualty, Bloodrights and Say It With Music (all BBC); American Voices (Lodestar Productions); The Harry Hill Show and The Bill (ITV); Spatz(Thames); Paper Mask and After the War (Granada); Snakes and Ladders (Yorkshire TV); Entertaining Angels Unaware (Carlton). 

Clive’s film credits include: Beauty and the Beast; Manderlay; Crime Strike. 

Clive’s awards include: 1997 Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for Guys and Dolls. He was nominated for an Olivier Awards in 2009 for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre for Mother Goose at Hackney Empire, and in 1993 for Best Supporting Performance in Carousel.