Christopher Luscombe


Christopher Luscombe read English at Cambridge. He began his career as an actor, spending seven years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, and went on to appear at the National Theatre and in the West End.

Directing credits include: The Shakespeare Revue (RSC and Vaudeville); Star Quality and The Madness of George III (Apollo); Home and Beauty (Lyric); Fascinating Aïda - One Last Flutter (Harold Pinter), which was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Entertainment; The Rocky Horror Show(Playhouse); The Comedy of Errors and The Merry Wives of Windsor(Shakespeare’s Globe); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regent’s Park);Enjoy (Gielgud);Alphabetical Order(Hampstead);When We Are Married(Garrick),which was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Revival; Masterpieces(Birmingham Rep); Little Shop of Horrors and The History Boys(West Yorkshire Playhouse);Things We Do for Love(Harrogate);Candida (Oxford Stage Company);The Likes of Us (Sydmonton); Arms and the Man(Salisbury);A Small Family Business(Watford);Hobson’s Choice(Sheffield); Hay Fever(Minneapolis)and tours of The Importance of Being Earnest, Tell Me on a Sunday, The Lady in the Van, Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, Single Spies, Dandy Dick and Blue/Orange.

He is directing the new production of Monty Python's Spamalot currently playing in London's West End at the Playhouse Theatre.