Pepe Viyuela

José Viyuela Castillo (born 2 June 1963), known as Pepe Viyuela, is a Spanish actor, clown, poet, and comedian.[1] He is best known in English-speaking countries for his one-man stage show Encerrona (Lock-In), which was brought to the London stage in June 2017 as part of the Festival of Spanish Theatre in London (Festelón).[2]

Pepe Viyuela
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Viyuela in 2008
Born
José Viyuela Castillo

(1963-06-02) 2 June 1963 (age 57)
NationalitySpanish

He is known for playing Filemón in La gran aventura de Mortadelo y Filemón (2003) and Mortadelo y Filemón. Misión: salvar la Tierra (2008).[3] In 2003 he published the novel Bestiario del circo: el vientre de la carpa, with a prologue by Andrés Aberasturi.[4][5] In 2008 he published his second collection of poems named Las letras de tu nombre.[6]

Selected filmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Earth Ulloa
1998 The Miracle of P. Tinto Manikomien Direktor
2003 Mortadelo & Filemon: The Big Adventure Filemón
2004 Di que sí Salvador Asension
2004 Escuela de seducción Víctor
2008 Mortadelo and Filemon. Mission: Save the Planet Filemón

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes
1993, 2004 Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez Televisión Española
2005-2014 Aída José María Martínez ("Chema") Telecinco
2015-2016 Olmos y Robles Sebastián Olmos Televisión Española

TheatreEdit

Year Title Theatre Role Notes
2016 Mármol (Marble) by Marina Carr Teatro Valle-Inclán Art
2017 Encerrona (Lock-in) by Pepe Viyuela John Lyon's Theatre, London Festelón

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pepe Viyuela". Fórmula TV (in Spanish). Noxvo. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  2. ^ "5th Annual Edition FesTeLon – Festival de Teatro Español en Londres". The BritishSpanish Society. 12–25 June 2017. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  3. ^ Martín, J.; Pedrosa, G. (26 January 2008). "Filemón es un perdedor nato que no se rinde nunca". Ideal (in Spanish). Vocento. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Amor y humor. La sonrisa ante la muerte" (PDF). Payasos sin Fronteras (in Spanish). p. 21. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  5. ^ Pinzón P., Javier Irenarco; Villa Ll, Juan David (2011). Tello, Clara (ed.). "Caracterización de la población circense en Colombia" (PDF). Ministerio de Cultura (in Spanish). p. 110. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  6. ^ E. Press (6 June 2008). "Pepe Viyuela publica 'Las letras de tu nombre', su segundo poemario". La Rioja (in Spanish). Madrid: Vocento. Retrieved 24 August 2018.

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