He acted in George Kaufman and Moss Hart's play, "The Man Who Came to Dinner," at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre in Bristol, England with Harold Innocent, Elizabeth Counsell, June Barrie, Amanda Redman, Brenda Peters, and Nicholas Farrell in the cast. Richard Cottrell was director.
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[in a speech to Ed Miliband
, then Climate Change Minister of the Labour government, on 16 March 2009] If you commission a new dirty coal power station at Kingsnorth, then you are clearly unfit to represent the people of Britain at the Copenhagen Climate Summit, and therefore I promise, very sadly, to return to Her Majesty The Queen the OBE that I was given in 2002, because I don't believe that I ...
He was awarded OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2004 New Year's Honors List for his services to drama. On 16 November 2009, when the Labour government, of which he had been a lifelong supporter, was contemplating commissioning a coal-fired power station at Kingsnorth in Kent, he threatened in a speech to Ed Miliband
, then Climate Change Minister, to hand back his OBE if the...
Often played very devious characters