Neil McDermott

Neil McDermott is currently playing Lord Farquaad in Shrek The Musical.


Neil took a few minutes out of his day to answer a few questions about himself.


When Neil McDermott had Tea With Wilma.




How would you describe yourself in 5 words or less?

I am what I am!


Do you have any pre-show rituals?

Steaming, Stretching, Deep heat, Tiger balm and Olbus oil.


Can you tell me about the last time something went wrong on stage?

There was a time where I completley forgot my lines and called Princess Fiona King instead of Queen.


What is your favourite song in Shrek the Musical?

Duloc – there isn’t another song like it in the whole of the West End!!


Apart from the show you are in, what current West End show would you love to work on?

I’d love to work at the National Theatre.


What West End show would you like to see make a comeback?

The Hired Man by Melvyn Bragg and Howard Goodall.


What was the last West End show you saw and what did you think of it?

Wicked, and I thought it was!


What is your favourite West End musical song of all time?

I don’t have a favourite but I love Sondheim.



Thanks for having Tea With Wilma

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