Richard McCabe

Richard McCabe


Described by critic Michael Billington as ‘one of our finest actors’, (the Guardian) Richard McCabe is renowned for his stage and screen work.




Career Highlights

As an Associate Artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Richard has played a broad range of roles including Iago, King John and Puck. He most recently played Cicero at the Gielgud Theatre in the RSC’s six-hour epic adaptation of Robert Harris’s Imperium. Other West End credits include Jim Hacker in Yes, Prime Minister and Harold Wilson in The Audience, for which he was awarded both an Olivier Award and a Tony Award on Broadway.

Richard is currently appearing in Anatomy of a Scandal (Netflix), The Pentaverate (Netflix), and has previously appeared in television programmes including A Very British Scandal (BBC), Harlots (Hulu-BBC), Wallander (BBC) and Peaky Blinders (BBC).

His film credits include Eye in the SkyMindhornThe Constant GardenerMaster and Commander and Notting Hill.

Last updated: 24th August 2022

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