Cast

Norman Pace

Wilbur Turnblad

Norman Pace is probably best known as half of the comedy duo, Hale & Pace.  Norman, with Gareth Hale, became part of the celebrated revue show Fundation that enjoyed a 7-year run at the Tramshed in Woolwich. 

The Edinburgh fringe played host to Fundation and a Perrier nomination and a Radio 4 series of their own quickly followed.

Television soon offered Norman and Gareth new opportunities, shows included Pushing up Daisy’s, Coming Next, and their first self penned sitcom The Management for Channel 4.

Norman’s other TV credits include, 10 years of sketch comedy shows for ITV called THE HALE & PACE SHOW, which won the Golden Rose of Montreux and Press Award, H&[email protected], along with ODDBODS a series of silent comedy films for BBC TV. A Pinch of Snuff for Yorkshire TV and April Fools Day also for ITV

With Gareth, Norman also participated in the critically acclaimed documentary series JOB’S FOR THE BOY’S also for BBC TV where they were taught to play Polo to a competitive standard, wrote a song for the Eurovision song contest and learned to commentate on BBC 1’s Grandstand.

Norman was also delighted to have been asked to appear on two Royal Variety Performances.

Over the last few years Norman has become an accomplished actor and singer in his own right, with guest lead roles in BBC’s CASUALTY and ITV’S THE LAST DETECTIVE

He made his West End debut in CHICAGO at the Adelphi Theatre, London, during 1999 and 2000, playing the role of ‘Amos Hart’ and was invited back for a further 6 months in 2003. 

His other theatre credits include HONK, A SLICE OF SATURDAY NIGHT, SATIN & STEEL, BREAKFAST WITH JONNY WILKINSON, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and TWELFTH NIGHT, DONKEYS YEARS, EUROBEAT, OUR MAN IN HAVANA, MURDERED TO DEATH, SECRET GARDEN, MURDER BY MISADVENTURE, DRY ROT, CHARLEY’S AUNT, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN and more recently ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS and THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW playing the part of the Narrator.

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