Leon Parris

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Leon Parris
Leon Parris, Barcelona 20 February 2010
Leon Parris, Barcelona 20 February 2010
Born (1981-02-01) 1 February 1981 (age 37)
Bedford, England
Occupation Writer
Nationality British
Period 1999–present
Genre Musical theatre, film, and TV
Notable works Wolfboy, Monte Cristo, and Scary Musical

Leon Parris (born 1 February 1981) is a British writer, composer, musician, and actor.

Biography[edit]

Leon Parris was brought up in Bedford, England, and was educated at Bedford Modern School. He lives in Barcelona, Spain, with his wife and sons.

Musical theatre[edit]

Awards, bursaries, and nominations[edit]

  • 2000 Winner – The Vivian Ellis Award for Best Musical: Going Once (2000)
  • 2000 Winner – The Really Useful Group Award for Most Promising Young Writer: Going Once (2000)
  • 2000 Winner – The Warner Chappell Award
  • 2000 Winner – The Mercury Workshops Award
  • 2001 Recipient – £10,000 Cameron Mackintosh Bursary

Acting roles[edit]

Year Title Role Director Playwright Theatre
1988 A Christmas Carol Young Scrooge . . Mermaid Theatre
1989 Whistle Down the Wind . . Russell Labey and Richard Taylor
1993 Bugsy Malone Cagey Joe . National Youth Music Theatre
2000 New Boy Barry . William Sutcliffe Edinburgh Festival

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 September 2013. Retrieved 21 September 2013.. Fringe Review. 13 December 2009. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
  2. ^ [1] Archived 22 September 2013 at the Wayback Machine.. The Stage. 12 July 2010. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
  3. ^ [2] Archived 22 September 2013 at the Wayback Machine. The Stage. 16 December 2008. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
  4. ^ [3] Archived 17 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine. The British Theatre Guide. 5 June 2005. Retrieved 21 September 2013.

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