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Philip Quast

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John Grant

Philip Quast

Philip was the first actor to have three Laurence Olivier Award wins in the Best Actor in a Musical category.

Philip is best known for his role as Javert in LES MISERABLES as well as Emile de Becque in SOUTH PACIFIC and George Seurat in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. 

Most recently, Philip played Benjamin Stone in the 2018 National Theatre Production of FOLLIES. 



Philip Quast


Title Role Production Director
NIDA MUSICAL THEATRE SHOWCASE Director / Writer NIDA Australia Philip Quast
SCREENWISE GRADUATION Writer /Director Screenwise Australia Philip Quast
FOLLIES Ben Stone National Theatre London Dominic Cooke
FOLLIES Ben Stone National Theatre London Dominic Cooke
WAITING FOR GODOT Pozzo STC, Beckett Festival London Barbican Theatre Andrew Upton
SWEENEY TODD Judge Turpin London Coliseum, ENO Lonny Price
SWEENEY TODD Judge Turpin New York Philharmonic Lonnie Price
GHOSTS Pastor Manders Melbourne Theatre Company Gale Edwards
NIDA Artist in Residence 2013 National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) Sydney
WAITING FOR GODOT Pozzo Sydney Theatre Company Andrew Uptson / Tamas Ascher
HIS GIRL FRIDAY Walter Burns Melbourne Theatre Company, Melbourne, Australia Aidan Fennessy
YES PRIME MINISTER Sir Humphrey Appleby Yes Prime Minister Australian Production Tom Gutteridge
MARY POPPINS Mr Banks Cameron Mackintosh/Disney Australian Production Richard Eyre
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES George Menier Chocolate Factory & West End UK Terry Johnson
EVITA Peron Adelphi Theatre, West End UK Michael Grandage
CHERRY ORCHARD Lopakhin Sydney Theatre Company Howard Davies
DEMOCRACY Willy Brandt Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney Australia Michael Blakemore
A FUNNY THING Gloriosus Royal National Theatre, London Ed Hall
STUFF HAPPENS George Tenet Royal National Theatre, London Nicholas Hytner
THE SEAGULL Trigorin Chichester Theatre, UK Stephen Pimlott
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Antonio Chichester UK Gail Edwards
THE GOAT OR WHO WAS IT Martin Melbourne Theatre Company, Melbourne, Australia Kate Cherry
SOUTH PACIFIC Emile de Becque Royal National Theatre, London Trevor Nunn
THE SECRET GARDEN Archie Craven RSC / Stratford upon Avon Adrian Noble
THE FIX Grahame Donmar Warehouse, London UK Sam Mendes
TROILUS AND CRESSIDA Achilles RSC/Barbican London Ian Judge
MACBETH Banquo RSC Stratford/Barbican London Tim Albery
WHITE DEVIL Lodovico RSC Stratford/Barbican London Gail Edwards
LES MISERABLES Javert Cam. Mackintosh, 10th Anniversary Concert London Trevor Nunn
LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Ferdinand RSC/Barbican London and UK and Japan Tour Ian Judge
SECRET GARDEN Neville Craven Gordon Frost Productions, Australia Susan Schulman
A CHRISTMAS CAROL Fred RSC / Barbican UK Ian Judge
ST. JOAN Dunois Duncan Weldon Productions, London and UK Tour Gale Edwards
CORIOLANUS Aufidius Sydney Theatre Co. Gale Edwards
INTO THE WOODS Wolf / Cinderella's Princ Sydney Theatre Co. Sydney Australia Wayne Harrison
LES MISERABLES, 88SYDNEY, 89LONDON, 91AUST.TOUR, 9 Javert West End, UK; Manchester UK; Sydney / Aust. Tour Trevor Nunn
HUNTING OF THE SNARK Bellman West End/Sydney Mike Batt
SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE George National Theatre, London Stephen Pimlott
HAMLET Laertres Adelaide Festival/Sydney
SONG OF THE SELCHIES Fysche Magpie TIE Adelaide Malcolm Moore
CARMEN Don Jose Melbourne Theatre Co.
CANDIDE Candide Nimrod Theatre, Sydney, Australia John Bell
SCREENWISE GRADUATION Director / Writer Screenwise Australial Philip Quast


Title Role Production Director
BETWEEN TWO WORLDS Phillip Walford Seven Network
FALLOUT Quentin ABC Australia Peter Duncan
JANET KING Lincoln Priest Australian Broadcasting Commission ABC Various
MISS FISHER'S MURDERS Dr Hayden Samuels Australian Broadcasting Commission ABC Various
SILENT WITNESS Leonid Polyak BBC Television Diarmuid Lawrence
HOLBY CITY Clayton Jones BBC Television James Erskine
MIDSOMER MURDERS Ross Villiers Bentley Productions/ITV Renny Rye
ME AND MRS JONES Richard Boden LWT/United Catherine Moorshead
CORRIDORS OF POWER Michael Fielding (regular ABC Various
CLEOPATRA Cornelius ABC/Hallmark Franc Roddam
INSPECTOR MORSE Benfield Carlton Television Rob Knights
ULTRAVIOLET Father Pearse J.Harman (R World Productions Various
THE GOVERNOR Henry Lynda La Plante Productions Rob Knight
THE DAMNATION OF HARVEY MCHUGH The Minister (Regular) ABC TV Michael Carson/Geoff Nottage
BRIDES OF CHRIST Ian McGregor Roadshow, Coote & Carroll Ken Cameron
CASSIDY Sam East ABC TV Carl Schultz
FIELDS OF FIRE Albie Nine Network Various
ARMY WIVES Peter Network Denny Lawrence
SONS AND DAUGHTERS Bob 'Mitch' Mitchell (Reg Grundy Television Various
A COUNTRY PRACTICE Billy Webb JNP Productions Various
SPECIAL SQUAD Jaeger Speed Racer Entreprises Various
THE YOUNG DOCTORS Dr Rod Hawkins 9 Network
BETWEEN TWO WORLDS Phillip Walford Seven Network Australia Kriv Stenders and various

Feature Film

Title Role Production Director
FOLLIES Ben Stone National Theatre Live Dominic Cooke
HACKSAW RIDGE Judge (Colonel) Cross Creek Pictures Mel Gibson
TRUTH Ben Barnes James Vanderbilt
THE DEVIL'S DOUBLE Saddam Hussein/Faoaz Al E Corsan N.V. Lee Tamahori
CLUBLAND Ronnie Essential Pictures / Warner Bros Cherie Nolan
THE CATERPILLAR WISH Carl Roberts Sandra Scibberas
THE FALL Bradley Movie Screen Entertainment Andrew Piddington
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS Wally Davies Alive Films / AEF Stephen MacLean
NAPOLEON Birdo (Voice) Goldwyn Films Mario Andreachhio
THE FIRST KANGAROOS Bluey Bardon Network Ten Frank Cvitanovich
TO MARKET TO MARKET Edward Goosey Limited Virgina Rouse
EMOH RUO Les Tunkley Palm Beach Pictures / Roadshow Denny Lawrence
FLIGHT INTO HELL Chris Gordon ABC Gordyn Fleming


Title Role Production Director
PHILIP QUAST UNCUT Self Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Australia Philip Quast and MD Anne-Maree McDonald


Title Role Production Director
FOLLIES Ben Stone Melbourne Recital Centre Tyran Parke
SWEENEY TODD Judge Turpin New York Philharmonic Lonnie Price

Web Series

Title Role Production Director
DEVOTED Father Lincoln Hall
JUSTICE LEASE Senior Constable Gordon Severe Comedy Jeremy Brull


Title Role Production Director
NIDA Artist in Residence 2013 NIDA National Institute of Dramatic Art Sydney -
Three Olivier Awards In 1991,1996, 2002. Dual Nationality: UK (EU) and Australian Passport