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Played Frodo Baggins in the 1981 BBC Radio production of The Lord of the Rings.

Narrated the BBC's trail for the 2004 Olympics.

His theatre credits include: Mutius in the play "Titus Andronicus" by William Shakespeare , directed by Peter Brook (Stoll Theatre, London, 1957); Henry Prince of Wales in "Henry IV Part 1" by William Shakespeare (1964, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK, directed by Peter Hall )

(1973) He starred in Bond's play, "The Sea," with Coral Browne, directed by Gaskill at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England.

(1993) He acted in Harold Pinter's play, "Moonlight," at the Almeida and Comedy Theatres in London, England with Anna Massey CBE, Douglas Hodge, Michael Sheen, and directed by Harold Pinter CBE.

(2001) He acted in Harold Pinter's play, "The Homecoming," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Lia Williams, Ian Hart, Nick Dunning, Jason O'Mara, directed by Robin Lefevre.

(June 7, 1955) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, England with Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Dilys Hamlett, James Grout, Maxine Audley, Emrys James, John Southworth, Patrick Wymark, Keith Michell, Ralph Michael and Michael Devlin in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw was director.

(August 16, 1955) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Titus Andronicus," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, England with Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Anthony Quayle, Alan Webb, and Maxine Audley in the cast. Peter Brook was director.

(July 1, 1957) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Titus Andronicus," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Anthony Quayle, Maxine Audley, William Devlin, and Alan Webb in the cast. Peter Brook was director.

(August 26, 1958) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Much Ado About Nothing," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Michael Redgrve, Googie Withers, Geraldine McEwan, Edward Woodward, Rachel Kempson, Richard Johnson, Zoe Caldwell, and Eileen Atkins in the cast. Douglas Seale was director.

(April 22, 1958) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Twelfth Night," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Dorothy Tutin, Mark Dignam, Geraldine McEwan, Richard Johnson, and Zoe Caldwell in the cast. Peter Hall was director.

(1958) He acted in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Michael Redgrave, Googie Withers, Geraldine McEwan, Edward Woodward, Rachel Kempson, Richard Johnson, Edward Hardwick, Eileen Atkins, Mark Dignam, Dorothy Tutin, and Angela Baddeley in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw was director.

(December 19, 1960) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Twelfth Night," in a Shakespeare Memorial Theatre production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Dorothy Tutin, Eric Porter, Richard Johnson, Patrick Wymark, Ian Richardson, Geraldine McEwan, Derek Godfrey, Max Adrian, Dinsdale Landen, Patrick Allen, Clifford Rose, Philip Voss, and Clive Swift in the cast. Peter Hall and John Barton were directors.

(May 17, 1960) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Twelfth Night," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Dorothy Tutin, Eric Porter, Ian Richardson, Derek Godfrey, Max Adrian, Dinsdale Landen, Patrick Allen, Clifford Rose, Philip Voss, Clive Swift, Roy Dotrice, Patrick Wymark, Frances Cuka, and Barbara Barnett in the cast. Peter Hall was director.

(1960) He acted in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Peggy Ashcroft, Peter O'Toole, Dorothy Tutin, Eric Porter, Harry Andrews, Ian Richardson, Derek Godfrey, Max Adrian, Dinsdale Landen, Denholm Elliott, Patrick Wymark, Paul Hardwick, Jack MacGowran, Diana Rigg, and Michele Dotrice in the cast. Peter Hall was director.

(August 18, 1959) He played the Fool in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Charles Laughton, Albert Finney (Edgar), Anthony Nicholls, Peter Woodthorpe, Cyril Luckham, Robert Hardy, Stephanie Bidmead, Angela Baddeley, Zoe Caldwell, Julian Glover, Paul Hardwick, and Diana Rigg in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw was director.

(August 30, 1960) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Eric Porter, Peggy Ashcroft, Elizabeth Sellars, Patrick Allen, Paul Hardwick, Derek Godfrey, Dinsdale Landen, Philip Voss, Jack MacGowram, Susan Maryott, Ian Richardson, Clive Swift, Dennis Waterman (Maximillus), Roy Dotrice, Peter Jeffrey, and Diana Rigg in the cast. Peter Wood was director.

(June 21, 1960) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Taming of the Shrew," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Peggy Ashcroft, Peter O'Toole, Jack MacGowram, Ian Richardson, Philip Voss, Clifford Rose, Patrick Wymark, Paul Hardwick, Peter Jeffrey, Elizabeth Sellars, Dinsdale Landen, Clive Swift, Dennis Waterman, Roy Dotrice, and Diana Rigg (played Wench) in the cast. John Barton was director.

(July 7, 1959) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Coriolanus," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Laurence Olivier, Edith Evans, Mary Ure, Vanessa Redgrave, Albert Finney, Harry Andrews, Paul Hardwick, Peter Woodthorpe, Robert Hardy, Julian Glover, and Diana Rigg in the cast. Peter Hall was director.

(June 2, 1959) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Charles Laughton, Robert Hardy, Mary Ure, Albert Finney, Vanessa Redgrave, and Diana Rigg in the cast. Peter Hall was director.

(April 7, 1959) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Othello," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Paul Robeson, Mary Ure, Sam Wanamaker, Albert Finney, Angela Baddeley, Vanessa Redgrave, and Diana Rigg in the cast. Tony Richardson was director.

(1959) He acted in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Paul Robeson, Charles Laughton, Laurence Olivier, Edith Evans, Sam Wanamaker, Harry Andrews, Albert Finney, Robert Hardy, Mary Ure, Edward De Souza, Vanessa Redgrave, Angela Baddeley, and Diana Rigg in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw was director.

(1954) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Troilus and Cressida," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Laurence Harvey, Muriel Pavlow, Leo McKern, Anthony Quayle, William Devlin Barbara Jefford, Keith Michell, Ian Bannen, Tony Britton, Beverley Cross and James Villiers in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw was director. Antony Hopkins was musical director.

(1954) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Laurence Harvey, Zena Walker, Tony Britton, Ian Bannen, Beverley Cross and James Villiers in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw was director.

(1954) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Othello," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Anthony Quayle, Raymond Westwell, William Devlin, Barbara Jefford, Tony Britton, Ian Bannen,Beverley Cross and James Villiers in the cast. Anthony Quayle was director.

(September 13,1961) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Taming of the Shrew," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England in the Royal Shakespeare/Stratford-On-Avon Company production with Vanessa Redgrave, Derek Godfrey, Diana Rigg (Bianca), Philip Voss Clive Swift, Patrick Wymark, and Roy Dotrice in the cast. Maurice Daniels and John Barton were directors.

(July 11, 1961) He acted in Jean Anouilh's play, "Becket," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England in the Royal Shakespeare/Stratford-On-Avon Company production with Christopher Plummer, Eric Porter, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Peter Jeffrey, Diana Rigg, and Roy Dotrice in the cast. Peter Hall was director.

(February 20,1961-May 1961) He acted in John Whiting's play, "The Devils," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England in the Royal Shakespeare/Stratford-On-Avon Company production with Richard Johnson, Derek Godfrey, Dorothy Tutin, Virginia McKenna, Diana Rigg, George Murcell, Clive Swift, Patrick Wymark, and Roy Dotrice in the cast. Peter Wood was director.

(December 14, 1961) He acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "The Cherry Orchard," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England in the Royal Shakespeare/Stratford-On-Avon Company production with Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Dorothy Tutin, Judi Dench, George Murcell, and Paul Hardwick in the cast. Michel Saint-Denis was director.

(April 17, 1962) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," for the Stratford Theatre Festival for the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Judi Dench (Titania), Ian Richardson, Diana Rigg, and Paul Hardwick in the cast. Peter Hall was director.

(October 15,1962) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Troilus and Cressida," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Dorothy Tutin, Max Adrian, Michael Hordern, Derek Godfrey, Patrick Allen, John Ronane, Gordon Gostelow, Maxine Audley, Roy Dotrice, Peter McEnery, David Buck, and Roy Marsden in the cast. Peter Hall was director. Humphrey Searle was musical director.

(April 2, 1963) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," in a Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Tom Fleming, Roy Dotrice, Donald Sinden, Janet Suzman, Susan Engel and Penelope Keith in the cast. Clifford Williams and Peter Brook were directors.

(August 20,1963) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard III-Wars of the Roses Part III," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Peggy Ashcroft, David Warner, Charles Kay, Tom Fleming, Janet Suzman, Susan Engel, and Roy Dotrice in the cast. Peter Hall, John Barton, and Frank Evans were directors.

(July 17,1963) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Edward IV-Wars of the Roses Part II," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Peggy Ashcroft, Donald Sinden, David Warner, Charles Kay, Tom Fleming, Susan Engel, and Roy Dotrice in the cast. Peter Hall, John Barton, and Frank Evans were directors.

(April 16, 1964) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry IV Part II" in the Stratford Theatre Festival in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Eric Porter, Hugh Griffith, Paul Hardwick, Roy Dotrice, Patience Collier, Susan Engel and Janet Suzman in the cast. Peter Hall, John Barton and Clifford Williams were directors.

(April 16, 1964) He directed William Shakespeare's play, "Henry IV Part II" in the Stratford Theatre Festival in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Eric Porter, Hugh Griffith, Paul Hardwick, Roy Dotrice, Patience Collier, Susan Engel and Janet Suzman in the cast. Peter Hall, John Barton and Clifford Williams were directors.

(April 16, 1964) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry IV Part I" in the Stratford Theatre Festival in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Eric Porter, Hugh Griffith, David Waller, Roy Dotrice, Patience Collier, and Janet Suzman in the cast. Peter Hall, John Barton and Clifford Williams were directors.

(1964) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Edward IV-The Wars of the Roses Part II" in the Stratford Theatre Festival in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Peggy Ashcroft, Donald Sinden, David Warner, Brewster Mason, Charles Kay, Susan Engel, and Roy Dotrice in the cast. John Barton, Peter Hall and Frank Evans were directors.

(1964) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry V," in the Stratford Theatre Festival in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Eric Porter, Charles Kay, Donald Burton, John Normington, Peter Geddis, Paul Hardwick, Patience Collier, Tim Wynton, Clive Swift, David Waller, Gareth Morgan, Rhys McConnochie, Jeffery Dench, Charles Thomas, Madoline Thomas, Peter Gale, and Katharine Baker in the cast. Peter Hall and John Barton were directors.

(1966) He acted in William Shakespeare's plays, "Henry IV Part I," and "Henry IV Part II," in the Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Tony Church and Paul Rogers in the cast. John Barton, Trevor Nunn, and Clifford Williams were directors.

(November 14,1965) He acted in Peter Weiss's play, "The Investigation,"in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Roy Dotrice, Michael Bryant, Nicholas Selby, Paul Hardwick, Michael Jayston, William Squire, Glenda Jackson, Penelope Keith, Clifford Rose, John Normington, Patrick Magee and Ian Hogg in the cast. Peter Brook and David Jones were directors.

(June 1965) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry V,"in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Eric Porter or Robert Marsden, Michael Jayston, Paul Hardwick, Patience Collier, John Normington, Ian Hogg, Terence Rigby, Nicholas Selby, Michael Bryant, Philip Brack, Clifford Rose, Michelle Dotrice, and Malcolm McDowell in the cast. John Barton and Trevor Nunn were directors.

(1965) He acted in Harold Pinter's play, "The Homecoming,"in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Vivien Merchant, Michael Bryant, Paul Rogers, Terence Rigby, and John Normington in the cast. Peter Hall was director. Trevor Nunn was assistant director.

(1976) He acted in Eugene O'Neill's play, "The Iceman Cometh," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Norman Rodway, Bob Hoskins, Patrick Stewart, Gary Bond, Kenneth Cranham, Patti Love, and Paola Dionisotti in the cast. Howard Davies was director.

The Homecoming (1967). Written by Harold Pinter. Directed by Rosemary Beattie. Music Box Theatre: 5 Jan 1967- 14 Oct 1967 (324 performances + 2 previews that began on 3 Jan 1967). Cast: Michael Craig (as "Teddy"), Ian Holm (as "Lenny"), Vivien Merchant (as "Ruth"), John Normington (as "Sam"), Terence Rigby (as "Joey") [Broadway debut], Paul Rogers (as "Max"). Produced by Alexander H. Cohen. By arrangement with the Governors of The Royal Shakespeare Company (Peter Hall, Artistic Director). Produced by arrangement with Theatre Guild Productions, Inc. Produced in association with Gerry Geraldo. Theatre Owned and operated by Irving Berlin (who had no direct involvement in production) and J.J. Shubert. Note: filmed as The Homecoming (1973)).

Active on Broadway in the following production:

(1970) He acted in Arnold Wesker's play, "The Friends," at the Roundhouse Theatre in London, England with John Bluthal, Anna Cropper, Susan Engel, Lynn Fairleigh, Victor Henry, and Roy Marsden in the cast. Arnold Wesker was also director. Nicholas Georgiadis was designer.

(1973) He acted in Edward Bond's play, "The Sea," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Coral Browne, Alan Webb, and Diana Quick in the cast. William Gaskill was director.

(1974) He acted in Mike Stott's play, "Other People," at the Hampstead Theatre Club in Hampstead, London, England with Julian Curry, Tom Conti, Janet Key, Anthony O'Donnell, Stephanie Turner, and Abigal Asher in the cast. Roland Rees was director.

(1960) He played Malcolm in a Caedmon Audio presentation of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth", with Anthony Quayle, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Robert Hardy, Anthony Nicholls, Jack Gwillim, Rachel Roberts, Rosalind Atkinson, Jill Balcon, Dyson Lovell, and Alec McCowen in the cast.


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