Oslo is currently playing at The Harold Pinter Theatre until 30th December. Peter is playing the role of former Palestinian Prime Minister and chief Palestinian negotiator of the Oslo Accords, Ahmed Qurie. He is nominated in this years Whatsonstage Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Play for his portrayal of Qurie. You can vote for him here.
There you add your email address then next you will see best actor award from there you continuue pressing next button till you come to best supporting actor and you will see Peter Polycarpou there you press on his photo and that will mean you have voted and if you continue pressing next until the last page you will see you have submitted your vote.
Polycarpou’s work in movies include Evita (alongside Madonna), Oklahoma!, and De-Lovely. On stage, he was the first actor to play the role of John in the musical Miss Saigon in London. He was an original cast member of the musical Les Misérables, and has played The Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera. He has also appeared in the UK première of The Woods by David Mamet at the Finborough Theatre, London. Television work has included The Bill, Holby City, Casualty and Waking the Dead.
In February 2006, Polycarpou appeared in EastEnders, playing Yannis Pappas, father-in-law of character Carly Wicks for 3 episodes. More recently he played a leading role in the movie O Jerusalem, released in 2007. He also starred in a short film Broken alongside Michelle Collins playing the leading role of Solomon. The film, about a Greek Cypriot immigrant family in 1960s London won several international awards. He wrote and co-directed his own short film Mad George with ex-musician and long time friend John Hoare. The film has shown at several International Film Festivals.