Peter Elliott

Claudius

Peter Elliot is a well-known name in New Zealand and has acted in dozens of diverse television productions including long term leads in SHORTLAND STREET and GLOSS. Peter has appeared in over 30 theatrical productions in New Zealand and Australia for the Mercury, Court, Downstage, and Melbourne Theatre Companies.

This is his second appearance for Auckland Theatre Company following his performance as Serge in ART last year. Other theatre credits include Ed in TORCH SONG TRILOGY, Orin Scrivello (Dentist) LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS for the Court and Downstage, Bassanio in MERCHANT OF VENICE and William in SQUATTER at the Mercury. He ‘hung about’ last year in Jonathan Hardy’s NZ Opera production of DIE FLEDERMAUS at the Saint James in Wellington and the Aotea Centre in Auckland. Most recently seen as the host on INTERNET ISLAND for TV2, Peter has spent the last three months circumnavigating New Zealand as presenter on a 4 part documentary series, CAPTAIN’S LOG, to screen on TV1 in October of this year.