Darius Campbell
British singer
Darius Campbell
Darius Campbell, also known professionally either as Darius Danesh or simply Darius, is a Scottish platinum-selling singer-songwriter, a West End stage actor, an operatic baritone, a Sunday Times best-selling author, and an Ambassador for The Prince's Trust. He performed the role of Billy Flynn in the West End production of Chicago, the youngest one ever to play that part, in two successful runs of that musical.
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First Nighter: London's 'Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense,' 'Mojo,' 'From Here to Eternity'
Huffington Post - over 3 years
London -- As popular as P. G. Wodehouse and his creations, suave manservant Jeeves and first-prize twit Bertie Wooster, have been for almost 100 years, they've apparently never toddled onto a West End stage until--wait for it!--now. At long last they've been transferred to the Duke of York's by the Goodale Brothers Robert and David in a bit of all right play. It's not, pleasant to report, the insufficient Andrew Lloyd Webber By Jeeves musical. This one's happily called Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense. Not to put too fine a point on it--well, fine, let's put too fine a point on it--the outing is, as the title states outright, perfect nonsense. Putting a finer point on it, one might say Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense will be perfect nonsense for those, like this reviewer, who love the 11 Jeeves-Wooster novels and 30 stories as well as for those who don't know them but are discovering them in this manner. For those familiar with the antics but don't twig to them, the ...
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HS Football: Spring defeats Conroe - Ultimate Spring
Google News - over 5 years
The game was tied 20-20 when Spring quarterback Darius Campbell-Lee ran 15 yards for the winning touchdown with 1:20 left in the game. Campbell-Lee rushed for 183 yards on 22 carries and two scores on the night
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The Secret Circle: Happy Birthday Natasha Henstridge - serienjunkies.de
Google News - over 5 years
... of Mars“ und „Second Skin“ verlobt, mit dem sie auch zwei gemeinsame Kinder hat: Tristan River (*1998) und Asher Sky (*2001). Seit dem Valentinstag 2011 ist sie mit dem schottischen Sänger, Autor und Bühnendarsteller Darius Campbell verheiratet
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Myleene Klass admits he has no idea who she thinks will win this year's ... - Scottish Daily Record
Google News - over 5 years
On Sunday the pair will battle out to be crowned this year's champion after last year's inaugural winner, Scot Darius Campbell. Myleene, 33, won't be pressed on who she'd like to see the winner or which one she thinks deserves it more
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Claire and Joseph miss out on 'Operastar' final - What's On TV
Google News - over 5 years
The result now means that former X Factor winner Joe McElderry and Bucks Fizz singer Cheryl Baker will compete against each other in next weekend's final for the series title. Last year's final was won by Darius Campbell
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Peter Andre Coming To Kempton - Entertainment Focus
Google News - over 5 years
Big Band Night featuring Darius Campbell had the crowd singing along to some swing classics made famous by Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole on June 22nd and X Factor finalists, Rebecca, Aiden and Paije had fans screaming for more at the launch event at
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Popstar To Operastar 2011 Results: Andy Bell voted off! - Unreality TV (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Following in the footsteps of previous winner Darius Campbell, our popstars perform live each week to win the approval of the all important judges, Katherine Jenkins, Rolando Villazon, Simon Callow and Vanessa Mae. Myleene Klass will be hosting but who
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Darius moves in next to David Hasselhoff - stv.tv
Google News - over 5 years
Scots singer Darius Campbell has set up home close to David Hasselhoff in a $1 million house in Los Angeles. Darius Campbell: Neighbours with The Hoff. Pic: ITV Scots singer Darius Campbell has set up home close to David Hasselhoff in a $1 million
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Darius Campbell and wife Natasha Henstridge set up home right next door to ... - Scottish Daily Record
Google News - over 5 years
SINGER Darius Campbell has set up a $1million marital home with new wife Natasha Henstridge - with David Hasselhoff as a neighbour. The couple married on Valentine's Day after a seven-year on-off relationship. They are settling into a luxurious home in
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Southampton Police Log: Hampton Bays Man Slams Boy's Hand in Door - Patch.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Darius Campbell, 22, of Quiogue was arrested by Southampton Town Police on Tuesday, June 14 at 12:53 am at police headquarters and charged with first-degree criminal contempt, a felony, and second-degree aggravated harassment, a misdemeanor
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Meet Darius the horseracing fan! - Eclipse Magazine
Google News - almost 6 years
On Wednesday 22nd June, Kempton Park Racecourse will welcome Platinum-selling singer-songwriter Darius Campbell, who will be headlining the entertainment on British Big Band Night after racing. Darius, who leapt to fame after winning ITV1's Popstar to
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Darius To Perform At Kempton Park - Entertainment Focus
Google News - almost 6 years
Big Band Night featuring Darius Campbell, is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a night out with the family and relive the timeless music, popular with all ages, from the glorious Big Band and Swing era. Darius, who leapt to fame after winning ITV1's
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Andy Bell operasztárként is megállja a helyét - PRAE.HU
Google News - almost 6 years
... sole mio"-t adta elő - kellő alázattal, de tudása legjavát felvonultatva. Kíváncsian várjuk a verseny végkimenetelét és nagyon szorítunk ennek a méltán népszerű popénekesnek, hogy Darius Campbell után idén ő vehesse át az első helyezettnek járó díjat!
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Editor's Choice: Scottish Fashion Awards: Four style icons revealed ahead of ... - Scottish Daily Record
Google News - almost 6 years
Previous winners include TV presenter Jenni Falconer, Texas singer Sharleen Spiteri, reality TV star Darius Campbell and singer Paolo Nutini. Tessa Hartmann, founder and chairman of the awards, said: "Gerard Butler's rugged good looks and box office
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Jordan a Temze partján koncertezik - A5.hu
Google News - almost 6 years
Igazán nagyon jó volt" - mondta a korábbi csapattulajdonos az első londoni Grand Prix Ballról, amelyen például a Sugababes és Darius Campbell mellett koncertezhetett. A forma-1-es bálról természetesen nem hiányozhatnak az autók sem: idén a Force India
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Music Spotlight: Split group bounce back to continue their Profound Legacy - ChesterChronicle.co.uk
Google News - almost 6 years
The group enjoyed quick success, finishing second in Cheshire East's Star Quest competition to win a slot at last year's Live At The Park alongside Darius Campbell and Tom Seals. In fact, PL wooed the Crewe Carnival so much that a date at The Box
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Dynamic duo Karen Dunbar and Keith Jack for Glasgow panto - stv.tv
Google News - almost 6 years
Singer and actor Darius Campbell took on the role of the Prince Charming, while panto legend Gerard Kelly was cast as Muddles. The actor sadly passed away in October 2010, and his good friend Andy Gray stepped into the role at the last minute
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Darius Campbell
    TWENTIES
  • 2011
    Age 27
    Campbell was married to Canadian actress Natasha Henstridge. Campbell and Henstridge married in a secret ceremony in February 2011. The couple filed for divorce in July 2013.
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  • 2010
    Age 26
    Also in 2010 he starred in The History of the Big Bands tour – a show about the Big Band and Swing Era, featuring the songs of Frank Sinatra and the music of the key musicians of the big band era, including music from Harry James, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Woody Herman and Buddy Rich.
    More Details Hide Details On 1 July 2013, it was announced that Campbell would play the lead role of Warden in the show From Here to Eternity the Musical. Darius is currently playing Nick Arnstein in Funny Girl (Musical) at the Savoy, following a transfer from the Menier Chocolate Factory in April 2016. In 2003 Campbell appeared as himself in an episode of the Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks, performing 'Girl in the Moon' at a graduation ball. In 2009 he guest-starred on the BBC show Hotel Babylon, starring as Gennaro Fazio, an Italian magazine editor. In January and February 2010 Campbell competed in and won the ITV talent show Popstar to Operastar, in which eight pop stars were trained to perform world-famous opera arias. He was mentored by world-leading tenor Rolando Villazón, with whom he went on to duet with on the song "The Impossible Dream".
    In May 2010 he appeared as toreador Escamillo in Bizet's opera Carmen at The O2 arena in London.
    More Details Hide Details At 29, he became the youngest performer to assume the lead role of Carmen's lover, a role more often awarded to a baritone in his forties.
    In January and February 2010 Campbell won the UK's ITV1 talent show Popstar to Operastar, in which eight pop stars were trained to perform famous opera arias.
    More Details Hide Details He was mentored by tenor Rolando Villazón, with whom he went on to duet with on the song "The Impossible Dream".
    Also in 2010, he starred in The History of the Big Bands tour, a show which takes the audience on a musical journey through the Big Band and Swing era.
    More Details Hide Details Campbell was born in Glasgow, to an Iranian father, Booth Danesh, and a Scottish mother, Avril Campbell; his family live in Bearsden. The eldest of three boys, his younger brothers are Aria (b. 1985) and Cyrus (b. 1995). He attended Bearsden Primary School and the Glasgow Academy, before going on to study English Literature and Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. His professional career began with a non-singing role of the Scottish Opera's avant garde 1990s production of The Trojans. As a teenager he then performed at Covent Garden Royal Opera House with the Scottish Opera in a production of Carmen.
    In 2010 he trained with tenor Rolando Villazón, won the ITV competition Popstar to Operastar and performed a duet with Villazón on The Impossible Dream.
    More Details Hide Details The UK's biggest operatic production was the occasion of his operatic début, at The O2 arena with the Royal Philharmonic, in Carmen. At 29, he became the youngest performer to assume the lead role of Carmen's lover, a role more often awarded to a baritone in his forties.
  • 2008
    Age 24
    In 2008 he returned to London's West End to play Rhett Butler in Sir Trevor Nunn's musical adaptation of Gone With The Wind.
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  • 2007
    Age 23
    In 2007, after seeing Ewan McGregor in the role, he played the lead in Michael Grandage's Olivier Award winning production of Guys and Dolls, starring as Sky Masterson.
    More Details Hide Details Later that year he reprised his role of Billy Flynn for the 10th Anniversary charity performance of Chicago in London, to benefit the charities Breast Cancer Haven and Breast Health Institute.
  • 2005
    Age 21
    After receiving news that his father was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he wrote and dedicated his second studio album Live Twice to Dr Booth Danesh. In 2005, the album's title-track Live Twice became his fifth Top Ten single.
    More Details Hide Details Campbell had two West End runs in Chicago during 2005-2006, and at 25, became the youngest actor to fill the role of Billy Flynn since the show first opened on Broadway in 1975.
  • 2004
    Age 20
    His debut album, Dive In, was certified platinum in the UK in 2004, charting at number 6 in the UK albums chart during the competitive pre-Christmas sales.
    More Details Hide Details He has subsequently had five UK Top Ten singles and a second gold album. He wrote all 12 songs on the Dive In album and produced one of the tracks called Better Than That whilst collaborating with a number of other producers such as The Misfits and The Matrix on the other tracks. Steve Lillywhite was executive producer on the album. Campbell, then performing as Darius Danesh, supported Shakira on her world tour and went on to complete his own sell-out UK Dive In Tour. The Dive In Tour took place in April and May 2003. The fifteen dates scheduled for May expanded to twenty three dates on public demand. His book Sink or Swim, about the perils of the music business, was a Sunday Times sixth best seller. He contributed to the War Child charity album with Coldplay and Oasis and headlined in India with Alanis Morissette after his album went platinum there.
  • TEENAGE
  • 2002
    Age 18
    The first single written by Campbell, Colourblind, was released on 29 July 2002 and entered the UK singles chart at number 1, staying at the top of the charts for two weeks, it was certified silver.
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  • 2001
    Age 17
    He first gained fame in 2001 after appearing on the British talent competition Popstars.
    More Details Hide Details A year later he was voted to the finals of the TV talent show, Pop Idol. He turned down Simon Cowell's record deal, then signed with producer Steve Lillywhite.
  • OTHER
  • 1980
    Age -4
    Born on August 19, 1980.
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