He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard III," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Antony Sher, Roger Allam, Penny Downie, Frances Tomelty, Malcolm Storry, Patricia Routledge, Harold Innocent, and Christopher Ravenscroft in the cast. Bill ...
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After I was in Z Cars
(1962), the head of BBC serials took me aside and said, 'We're thinking of having a young Doctor Who
(1963) and we'd like to cast you'. But it clashed with other things.
As a reference to his loud booming voice, York University voted in 2011 to name its newly-built study centre "Brian Blessed Centre for Quiet Study".
Booming operatic voice