About John Barrowman
Entertainer extraordinaire John Barrowman will be celebrating the most fabulous time of the year with fans as he returns to the UK with adazzling new Christmas tour.
John Barrowman – A Fabulous Christmas is set for November and December 2019. It follows the success of his summer shows, celebrating his 30 years on stage and screen, and will coincide with the release of his new albumof the same name.
Barrowman is a singer, actor, dancer, presenter, judge and author. Last year, UK audiences delighted in supporting him as he made the final three in ITV’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here 2018. And he’s recently been announced as the new judge for ITV’s Dancing On Ice, having competed on the show’s first series in 2006.
Barrowman rose to fame starring as Billy Crocker opposite Elaine Paige in the musical Anything Goes at the National Theatre in 1989. He has since starred in West End productions of Miss Saigon, The Phantom of The Opera and Sunset Boulevard – reprising the role of Joe Gillis on Broadway. He was Olivier Award-nominated for his role in The Fix, and appeared as Albin/Zaza in La Cage Aux Folles in the West End in 2009.
On screen, Barrowman has appeared in five seasons of the hit American drama Arrow and guest-starred on ABC’s Desperate Housewives. Perhaps his most famous TV role to date has been as the sci-fi hero, Captain Jack Harkness, in Doctor Who and its spin-off Torchwood.
As a presenter, Barrowman has hosted his own prime-time Saturday night BBC show Tonight’s The Night, making people’s performance dreams come true. He also presented The Kids Are All Right, BBC's Live and Kicking, and Children in Need.
Born in Glasgow, Barrowman moved to the US as a child, and now splits his time between Palm Springs, Cardiff and London.
Last updated: October, 2019