GRAHAM HOADLY originated the roles of Pooh Bah in THE MIKADO, Baron Zeta in THE MERRY WIDOW, Dick Deadeye in HMS PINAFORE and “Fingers” McFidget in THE BURGLAR’S OPERA with Opera della Luna.
He played The Commentator and Phillips in CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG at the London Palladium, previously appearing there as Dexter in SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN with Tommy Steele.
Other West End shows include MR. CINDERS at the Fortune, SOME LIKE IT HOT at the Prince Edward, and ELEGIES at the Criterion.
Graham recently appeared at Derby in INTO THE WOODS. He played Dame in DICK WHITTINGTON at Watford, following his great success there as Widow Twankey in ALADDIN. 2006/7 sees him playing Ugly Sister in CINDERELLA at Woking.
Film and TV credits include THE SNOW WHITE FILES, BLUNT, FLYWHEEL, and SIGHTINGS.
Graham was one of the four regulars in the award-winning BBC comedy series FLYWHEEL SHYSTER AND FLYWHEEL.
Repertory appearances and National Tours include SALAD DAYS, JUST A VERSE AND CHORUS, CLUEDO, CRAZY FOR YOU,JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR® DREAMCOAT, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and A TALE OF TWO CITIES.
Fringe work includesTHE CHAIRS and FUNERAL GAMES. At the King's Head, Graham co-devised and appeared in MEET ME AT THE GATE.
Graham also performs regularly in Cabaret and Music Hall all over the world, and was a popular Chairman at the former Players' Theatre in London.