Jemima Rooper
British actor
Jemima Rooper
Jemima Rooper is an English actress.
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Fern Siegel: Stage Door: One Man, Two Guvnors, End of the Rainbow
Huffington Post - almost 5 years
There is a laugh riot at The Music Box, a British import that pays homage to commedia dell' arte with a modern twist. One Man, Two Guvnors is simply the funniest play on Broadway. From its stupendously silly one-liners -- "first names are for girls and Norwegians" -- to its outrageously silly plot, the show is a triumph of slapstick and satire. It's set in Brighton, England, in 1963. Francis Henshall (the brilliant James Corden) has been sacked from his skiffle band and grabs two jobs: becoming the manservant of gangster Roscoe/Rachel Crabbe (Jemima Rooper) and Rachel's boyfriend Stanley Stubbers (Oliver Chris). Neither employer is aware of the other -- and keeping track of their demands is a template for comic joy. Throw in a side plot, where Roscoe must marry Pauline (Claire Lams), already engaged to over-the-top actor (Daniel Rigby), whose affectations are priceless, and the wackiness is complete. There are gags, visual and verbal, nonstop humor and even the occasiona ...
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Lost in Austen - Televizier.nl
Google News - over 5 years
De 29-jarige Jemima Rooper wilde altijd al actrice worden. „Ik herinner me dat ik op m'n twaalfde met lippenstift 'Ik wil acteren' op m'n bed kalkte. M'n moeder vond het vreselijk.” En niet alleen omdat ze het weer moest schoonmaken
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Rialto Chatter: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Coming to Broadway? - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
James Corden, whose performance as Francis Henshall has been relished by critics and audiences alike at The National Theatre, will continue in the role for the West End run, joined by his 'two guvnors' Oliver Chris and Jemima Rooper, along with
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James Corden is One Man set for The Waterside - Luton Today
Google News - over 5 years
James Corden leads the NT cast including Oliver Chris, Daniel Rigby and Jemima Rooper, in the laugh-a-minute comedy where sex, food and money are high on the agenda. More drama comes from theatrical polymath, Simon Callow, in Dr Marigold & Mr Chops
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James Corden to star in West End version of One Man, Two Guvnors - Superbreak
Google News - over 5 years
Furthermore, many of the original cast will also be transferring across to the West End, including Daniel Rigby, Oliver Chris and Jemima Rooper. One Man, Two Guvnors is written by Richard Bean and is based on Carlo Goldini's The Servant of Two Masters
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National Theatre's One Man, Two Guvnors to Get West End Transfer - Broadway.com
Google News - over 5 years
James Corden will reprise his leading role, joined by his 'two guvnors' Oliver Chris and Jemima Rooper, and original cast members David Benson, Tom Edden, Martyn Ellis, Trevor Laird, Claire Lams, Fred Ridgeway, Daniel Rigby and Suzie Toase;
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A LETTER FROM LONDON: Pygmalion, Two Much Ados, Goldoni, Rattigan and Albee - Playbill.com
Google News - over 5 years
It contains a treasurable performance from James Corden as the dopey but lovable amanuensis of both a diminutive gangster who turns out to be a girl (Jemima Rooper) and an adorable upper-class twit (Oliver Chris), supported by the kind of dream cast
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Here is the mews... But will Jemima complete? - Daily Mail
Google News - over 5 years
Actress Jemima Rooper has sold her home in Caledonian Road in North London and is anxiously waiting to exchange on a two-bedroom mews house in nearby Archway. Jemima, 29, currently on stage in One Man, Two Guvnors at The National,
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The man who made James Corden funny - The Guardian (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Oliver Chris, James Corden and Jemima Rooper in One Man Two Guvnors at the National Theatre. Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian Reviewing the National Theatre's recent hit One Man, Two Guvnors last weekend, the Sunday Times paid the highest
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Theatre: One Man, Two Guvnors - News of the World
Google News - over 5 years
These range from three-part harmony in gold frocks by female leads Suzie Toase, Claire Lams and Jemima Rooper, to Daniel playing a tune on his bare chest. Meanwhile Tom Edden as ancient waiter Alfie supplies one of the funniest pratfalls in recent
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Small-Screen Stars Shine on Stage - Wall Street Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Mr. Corden plays Francis, the always-starving minder to Rachel (Jemima Rooper), who has taken the place of her murdered, gay gangster twin brother, a small-time East End hood. Francis, who specializes in catching tossed-up peanuts in his mouth while
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One Man, Two Guvnors, National Theatre (Lyttelton), London - Financial Times
Google News - over 5 years
Jemima Rooper switches nicely between menace and femininity as guvnor number one, and Oliver Chris has a pearl of a part as nice-but-dim guvnor number two. There is never a dull moment in the evening. It's just that there's too damn much of it
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One Man, Two Guvnors - review - The Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
Revved-up Goldoni: Oliver Chris as Stubbers, James Corden as Francis, and Jemima Rooper as Rachel in One Man, Two Guvnors at the Lyttelton, National Theatre. Photograph: Tristram Kenton/Tristram Kenton for the Guardian In 1746, Carlo Goldoni wrote a ... - -
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SD Yohans – A Culmination For Shoe Fetishist - Creative Boom
Google News - almost 6 years
Her handcrafted luxury collection has been admired worn on music artists such as Katie Melua, Faith Evans and actress Jemima Rooper to name a few. SD Yohans offers a unique shoe & boot bespoke service that includes anything from pattern, cutting,
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In pictures: FHM reveals 100 sexiest women in the world - Radio 1
Google News - almost 6 years
The stars were out in force for the award ceremony in London, including Kinky Boots actress Jemima Rooper. Newlywed Kate Middleton enjoyed a surge of popularity making it into the top 100 for the first time since 2007. Adele Silva attends the award
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What's On Sunday
NYTimes - over 6 years
9 P.M. (13, 49) POIROT X: THE THIRD GIRL In the second of three new ''Masterpiece Mystery!'' productions, Hercule Poirot (David Suchet, right), Agatha Christie's debonair Belgian supersleuth, gets help from Ariadne Oliver (Zoë Wanamaker), an eccentric crime novelist, in cracking the case of Norma Restarick (Jemima Rooper), a tormented young
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What's On TODAY
NYTimes - about 8 years
8 P.M. (NBC) THE 66TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS The Hollywood Foreign Press Association honors achievement in film and television and, perhaps, forecasts the Academy Awards. Movie nominees include ''The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,'' ''Frost/Nixon,'' ''The Reader,'' ''Revolutionary Road'' and ''Slumdog Millionaire'' for best drama; Anne
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TELEVISION REVIEW; Witchy Girls on a Mission: The Dark Side of Cliques
NYTimes - over 9 years
''Hex'' is a study of English faces passing as a television series. There is a cruel, beautiful, tawny face with pursed lips and shifty eyes. There is a taut black face with tense temples and a hard jaw. There are many wide, white faces -- some nearly livid -- with asymmetrical noses and tear-streaked cheeks. There are sullen mouths, false smiles,
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TELEVISION REVIEW; Clashing School Cliques With Witches and Ghouls
NYTimes - over 10 years
If you never liked ''Buffy the Vampire Slayer,'' though you tried to like it but the dialogue seemed uptight, and the glimpses of the sinister past so Halloweeny, and you never fully understood the connection between adolescent alienation and the supernatural because as a teenager you liked realistic stuff that told you how to get by, then you may
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jemima Rooper
    TWENTIES
  • 2010
    Age 28
    In December 2010, Rooper was cast in the musical Me and My Girl at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre, alongside Miriam Margolyes.
    More Details Hide Details Rooper was seen on-stage in One Man, Two Guvnors, which was favourably reviewed. She has since appeared in Blithe Spirit and Breeders in the West End. Her next project is the British horror-comedy Hotel Caledonia.
  • 2008
    Age 26
    Rooper made her Hollywood debut in The Black Dahlia. In 2008 she starred in the TV series Lost in Austen and guest starred in Agatha Christie's Poirot.
    More Details Hide Details She also played a lead role in Her Naked Skin, a new play at the National Theatre.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1996
    Age 14
    In 1996, she appeared in all episodes as George in Enid Blyton's The Famous Five.
    More Details Hide Details She said: I remember writing "I want to act" on my bed in lipstick. I think I told my mum I wanted to be an actress and she said I needed an agent to do that. I must have said: "Well, I'm going to get one"—and I think that's why. She was devastated. She said: "Please don't be an actress, be a doctor or lawyer." But I was very tunnel-visioned about it all. I'm an only child and I spent a lot of time alone. I played a lot of imaginary games. After several small roles in British TV series, Jemima took the role of Nicki in the popular Channel 4 teenage series As If, which successfully ran for three years. Her next appearance was in the supernatural drama Hex where she played a lovable lesbian ghost named Thelma. Hex aired on Sky One and ran for two series between 2004 and 2005.
  • 1993
    Age 11
    Rooper expressed a wish to be an actress at the age of nine and contacted an agent. Her first professional roles were in the 1993 film The Higher Mortals and the 1994 film Willie's War.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1981
    Born
    Born on October 24, 1981.
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