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SOLOISTS

EDWARD FOX

ACTOR (UK)

Edward Fox made his theatrical debut in 1958, and has since gone on to establish himself as an esteemed theatre, film and television actor.

Known for roles such as the ‘Jackal’ in Fred Zinnermann’s The Day of the Jackal, and ‘Edward VIII’ in the seven-part ITV series Edward & Mrs. Simpson, Edward has curated an impressive and versatile body of work across his professional career.

Further screen credits include Guy Hamilton’s Force 10 from Navarone, Oliver Parker’s The Importance of Being Earnest, the BBC’s adaption of Oliver Twist, and Anders Engström’s Taboo

Edward’s career on stage spans 60 years, including a multitude of celebrated performances. In 2010, Fox performed the one-man show, An Evening with Anthony Trollope, which was directed by Richard Digby Day. In 2018, Edward starred in An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre directed by Jonathan Church, continuing his reputation as a revered stage performer.

He has won three BAFTAs for his performances in The Go-Between, A Bridge Too Far and Edward & Mrs. Simpson, and in 2003 received an OBE for his services to Drama. 

BRITTEN-SHOSTAKOVICH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA  

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR JAN LATHAM-KOENIG