David Henry
Biographical Information
Productions Carousel as David Bascombe
My Fair Lady as Alfred Doolittle/Professor Henry Higgins
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as Lord Scrumptious (original London cast)/Baron Bomburst
Mary Poppins as Bank Chairman/Admiral Boom (original Australian cast)
Recordings Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (original London cast)
Mary Poppins (original Australian cast)
Vocal Type Baritone

David Henry is an English actor.


Henry made his film debut in The Killing Fields, beginning his career as a popular character actor in film, stage and television roles. He notably originated the role of Charles Fox in Alan Bennett's The Madness of George III, and appeared in productions as varied as Waking the Dead to Ali G Indahouse.


Henry appeared in a handful of stage musicals, beginning with Carousel as Bascombe, and as Alfred Doolittle in a touring production of My Fair Lady, before taking over as Henry Higgins.

He later appeared in the original London production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as the Lord Scrumptious, before going on tour as Baron Bomburst. In 2010 he played both Admiral Boom and the Bank Chairman in the Australian production of Mary Poppins.


Carousel (1993)Edit

  • You'll Never Walk Alone (reprise)

My Fair Lady (1994)Edit

Alfred DoolittleEdit
  • With a Little Bit of Luck (contains solo lines)
  • With a Little Bit of Luck (reprise)(contains solo lines)
  • Get Me to the Church On Time (contains solo lines)
Professor Henry HigginsEdit
  • Why Can't the English? (solo)
  • I'm an Ordinary Man (solo)
  • The Rain in Spain (contains solo lines)
  • You Did It (contains solo lines)
  • A Hymn to Him (duet)
  • Without You (duet)
  • I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face (solo)

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (2002)Edit

Lord Scrumptious (originated the role)Edit
  • Toot Sweets (contains solo lines)
Baron BomburstEdit
  • Chu-Chi Face (duet)
  • The Bombie Samba (contains solo lines)

Mary Poppins (2010)Edit

  • Precision and Order (contains solo lines)

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