He acted in Christopher Fry's play, "A Sleep of Prisoners," at the Festival of Britain with Stanley Baker, Hugh Pryse, and Leonard White in the cast. Michael Macowan was director and Peter Vaughan was stage manager. Ronald Searle designed the cover illustration.
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[on A Murder of Quality
(1991)] I thought Guinness [Alec Guinness
] was brilliant as Smiley. But I thought he was very, very dry. I decided to play him far more eccentric and with as much comedy as I could.
His wife Susan, born March 7th, 1942 in Cleveland, died from injuries from a fire in her one bedroom flat April 12, 2007 in north London. Her neighbour, journalist Rob Lyons, tried to save her during the fire and was able to move her from her wheelchair down to the street waiting for the ambulance to arrive, she died a day later.
Frequently played well-mannered, ineffectual characters