Bonnie has packed a wealth of experience in her outstanding career which has embraced success in theatre, television, film and radio in both Britain and America.
Last year, Bonnie celebrated 50 years on stage with sell out shows at London’s Crazy Coqs and The Pheasantry. On the anniversary of her West End debut, she was performing in Old Friends at the Sondheim Theatre, celebrating the life and work of Stephen Sondheim, a fitting way to mark such a milestone.
Bonnie enjoyed recent TV success with BBC’s Eastenders, playing Carmel Kazemi, for which she won ‘Best Newcomer’ at the 2015 British Soap Awards, a BAFTA for best continuing drama and nomination for ‘Best Serial Drama Performance’ at the 2019 National Television Awards. She also revisited her role of Melanie Bush in Dr Who for the BBC Centenary episode and in the much anticipated forthcoming season for BBCTV, Bad Wolf Studios and Disney Plus.
Last year, Bonnie played Mrs Evangeline Harcourt in Anything Goes at the Barbican Theatre. She also reached the final of The Masked Dancer (ITV) as Squirrel.
West End theatre includes: Roz Keith in 9 to 5, The Musical (Savoy Theatre) Dorothy Brock in 42nd Street (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and filmed for DVD and cinema release in the UK and Ireland, across America and streamed on Broadway HD and PBS America), Rumpleteaser in the Original London cast of Cats (The Gillian Lynne Theatre); Mabel and Kate in The Pirates Of Penzance (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and London Palladium); Peter in Peter Pan - The Musical (Aldwych Theatre); Sally in Me And My Girl (Adelphi Theatre); Charity in Sweet Charity (Victoria Palace Theatre); The Lady of the Lake in Spamalot (Harold Pinter Theatre and Playhouse Theatre); Muriel in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Savoy Theatre) and Roxie Hart in Chicago (Adelphi Theatre, Cambridge Theatre and on Broadway).
She made her theatre debut in the West End at the tender age of seven in Gone with the Wind at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The following year she played ‘Baby June’ in Gypsy opposite Angela Lansbury at the Piccadilly Theatre, making such an impact that the producers took her to America with the show for a highly successful run on Broadway. For this performance, at the age of ten, Bonnie was nominated for a Drama Desk Award.
UK tours include: 42nd Street; Charlie Girl; Oklahoma!; Guys and Dolls; Fosse; Spamalot; 9 to 5, The Musical; Anything Goes and numerous Royal Variety Performances and Royal Galas.
Bonnie performed her concert ‘An Evening With Bonnie Langford’ to celebrate the 120th Anniversary of Richmond Theatre, she also hosted both ‘The Music Of The Night’ and ‘Let’s Face The Music’ concerts with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall.
Television and film includes: Lena Marelli in Bugsy Malone (dir. Alan Parker); Violet Elizabeth Bott in Just William (ITV); The Lena and Bonnie Show (ITV); The Hot Shoe Show (BBC); Hotel Babylon (BBC); Agatha Christie’s Marple (ITV); The Catherine Tate Show (BBC) and Melanie Bush on Doctor Who (BBC). Bonnie was the subject of ITV’s This Is Your Life. In 2006, she learned to ice skate on the ITV show Dancing on Ice, skating her way to the final and returning for the All Stars season in 2014.
Recordings include: ‘Bonnie Langford Now’, ‘Jazz at the Theatre‘ and numerous Doctor Who audio dramas for Big Finish.
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