Posts Tagged ‘Captain Von Trapp’

SMCFP On This Day: The Wright Stuff – 26 September


Series: The Wright Stuff
Episode: S9Ep185
First Aired: 26th September 2008

Description: Simon appeared as a panelist, topics of discussion include ‘Preaching Purity’, ‘Euro Lottery’ and ‘healthy eating’

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SMCFP On This Day: BBC Radio 5 – 11th September

Series: BBC Radio 5
First Aired: 11th September 2008

Description: Simon appeared to discuss The Sound of Music and Casualty

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Sound Of Music Programme – Aug 2008 – Feb 2009


Simon MacCorkindale as Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of MusicCAPTAIN GEORG VON TRAPP

Theatre includes: as director, Sleuth (Texas and California), A Doll’s House (Dramalogue Award as Best Director, Matrix, Hollywood) and The Merchant of Venice (The Globe, Hollywood); as actor, Gayden Chronicles (Los Angeles), Macbeth (Ludlow Festival), Relatively Speaking (Questors and Oakington), Dark Lady of the Sonnets (NT), French Without Tears (Thorndike, Leatherhead), B-B-Que (Soho Polytechnic), Pygmalion (Albery), The Happiest Days of Your Life (Oakington), Potsdam Quartet (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford), Back to Methuselah (Shaw Festival), Bequest to the Nation, The Front Page, Getting On and Journey’s End (Belgrade, Coventry) and, most recently, The Unexpected Guest and Sleuth (national tours).

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SMCFP On This Day: Sound Of Music (London Palladium)


Production: Sound Of Music (London Palladium)
First Performance: 25 August 2008
Character: Captain Von Trapp

Description: This was the first date of Simon’s 6 month run as Captain Von Trapp in the Sound of Music at the London Palladium

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Daily Mail – 22nd August 2008

Simon MacCorkindale and Susan GeorgeSo What’s It like Being Married to The World’s Sexiest Woman?

Friends with Prince Charles.  Wed to Susan George.  New Star of The Sound Of Music . . . it’s not easy being Simon MacCorkindale

Simon MacCorkindale will, I suspect, make a rather good Captain Von Trapp; not least because he appears to share some of the characteristics of The Sound Of Music’s famously stern Austrian paterfamilias.

There’s the brisk, martial manner for starters, a certain lack of levity and an absolute absence of sentimentality.

Simon, who takes over the captain’s role in the hit West End musical on Monday, is rehearsing the part with his habitual fastidious attention to detail when I arrive at the London Palladium to meet him.

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Teletext – August 2008

Whistling, dancing and singing are the challenges facing ex-Casualty star Simon MacCorkindale’s musical debut as Capt Von Trapp in The Sound Of Music.

He says: “They say it’s good to scare yourself from time to time and I’m going through that process.

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Simon News – Sound Of Music

Simon is to be appearing in the West End Production of The Sound Of Music from the 25th August

Simon is expecting to do all dates between 25th August to 21st February (not to 28th). He will have 15 days off but we don’t know when yet.

All details are subject to change so please confirm with the theatre when booking

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