Michael Harrison’s West End musicals include: The Bodyguard at the Adelphi and Dominion Theatre; Gypsy at the Savoy, which was the recipient of four 2016 Olivier Awards, including Best Musical Revival; Mrs Henderson Presents at the Noël Coward; Annie at the Piccadilly and Young Frankenstein at the Garrick Theatre.
He is managing director of Qdos Entertainment and has created over 100 pantomimes for the company. He created Cinderella at the London Palladium in 2016, the first pantomime at London’s most iconic theatre in nearly 30 years; followed by Dick Whittington for Christmas 2017, which won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Entertainment and Family.
The Bodyguard is now a worldwide hit, with productions on or opening all over the world. The first UK tour was a huge success, with the second launching at the end of 2018.
With Cameron Mackintosh, he produced the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Barnum.
His other musicals include tours of Aspects of Love, The Witches of Eastwick, Chess, I Dreamed a Dream, Jolson and Co, Annie, Funny Girl, Beautiful and Sunset Boulevard.
In 2012, he was awarded a companionship to the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts by Sir Paul McCartney, and in 2017 the freedom of the City of Newcastle upon Tyne, in recognition of his services to theatre in the region.
For Michael Harrison Entertainment
Producer: Michael Harrison
Executive Producer: Jake Hine
General Manager: Jon Lee
Production Administrator: Katie Finch