David Ricardo-Pearce

Actor | Director | Producer

Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre & West End Actor

David is a professional actor and theatre director who has worked extensively on stage and screen throughout the world.

Awards and nominations include:

Olivier Award for Best Revival (Saint Joan) Olivier nomination

Best Revival (Sweeney Todd)

Whatsonstage Award for Best Ensemble (Sweeney Todd) Broadway

World nomination for best Male Performance (Kiss me Kate)

In London he has performed at the Royal National Theatre, The Old Vic, The Barbican, The Young Vic and extensively in the West End, in a range of work from title roles in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Romeo & Juliet to leading roles in West End Musicals. Internationally he has played the Kennedy Centre in Washington and the Broad Stage in Los Angeles as well as theatres in New York, Hong Kong, South Korea, South Carolina and Utah. He has collaborated with internationally renowned puppet companies Handspring and Gyre & Gimble, and worked with directors such as Marianne Elliot, John Doyle and Max Stafford-Clark.

On screen he has filmed hit comedy series Extras (with Samuel L Jackson and Ricky Gervais) and Outnumbered as well as multiple film and television dramas for Netflix, ITV and Channel 4. He has also appeared in several television commercials including one which aired at the Super Bowl in 2019.

David has taught workshops on acting, puppetry, Shakespeare and New Writing at Drama Schools including ALRA and University of Utah as well as at schools across the UK.

As a theatre director David has mostly worked on new writing and Shakespeare in London and Manchester

“A stunning tour de force by lead actor David Ricardo-Pearce.”

The Times, Alfi

“A brilliantly intimate performance by Ricardo-Pearce”

The Stage, Hamlet

“David Ricardo-Pearce is perfect”

The Observer, Romeo & Julie

Acting Credits include:

TRAITORS, Channel 4
TRAUMA,  ITV
THE SPA, Tiger Aspect 
EASTENDERS, BBC One 
OUTNUMBERED, Hat Trick Productions
EXTRAS, BBC Television 
BORDER CROSSING, BBC Television

ALFIE, Bolton Octagon/Stephen Joseph Theatre

AS YOU LIKE IT, Chester Performs

THE BIG FELLAH, Out of Joint/Lyric Hammersmith

ROMEO AND JULIET, Bolton Theatre Octagon

THE HIRED MAN, Bolton Theatre Octagon

ANYONE CAN WHISTLE, Jermyn Street Theatre

ANNIE GET YOUR GU, Young Vic Theatre

PRIVATES ON PARADE, West Yorkshire Playhouse/Birmingham Rep

KISS ME KATE,  Watermill Theatre 
THE LAST YANKEE, Octagon Theatre Bolton  
HAMLET, Octagon Theatre Bolton
THE LORAX, The Old Vic 
CROSSING JERUSALEM, Pascal Theatre Company for the Park Theatre
THE MIDDLEMARCH TRILOGY, Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond 
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Bristol Old Vic 
THE SACRED FLAME, English Touring Theatre 

CAR CEMETERY, The Gate Theatre
SAINT JOAN, Royal National Theatre 
A MODEL GIRL, Greenwich Theatre
TWO CITIES, Salisbury Playhouse
INGLORIOUS TECHNICOLOUR, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
TOM'S MIDNIGHT GARDEN, Unicorn Theatre 
SWEENEY TODD, Watermill / Trafalgar Studios 
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Bristol Old Vic

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