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(1980) Narrated parts of Magnus Magnusson's "Vikings!", a multi-part educational program produced and shown on PBS.

(2004) TV commercial "Sky Movies" for BSkyB Satellite Television service.

Reader, audio book. "Autobiography of a Yogi" by Paramahansa Yogananda. Published by Self-Realization Fellowship.

(1967) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It", in the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Dorothy Tutin, Michael Williams, Charles Thomas, Roy Kinnear, Tom Georgeson, Janet Suzman, Patrick Stewart, Alan Howard, Robert Lloyd, Terrence Hardiman, John Kane, Frances de la Tour and Roger Rees in the cast. David Hugh Jones was director.

(1967) He acted in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It", at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Dorothy Tutin, Michael Williams, Roy Kinnear, Janet Suzman, Patrick Stewart, Alan Howard, Robert Lloyd, John Kane and Frances de la Tour in the cast. David Hugh Jones was director.

(1967) He acted in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of John Vanbrugh's play, "The Relapse", at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Donald Sinden, Janet Suzman, Patrick Stewart, Charles Thomas, Susan Fleetwood, Alan Howard, Frances de la Tour, David Waller, Lila Kaye, Roy Kinnear and Roger Rees in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.

(1968) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Eric Porter, Sebastian Shaw, Michael Williams, Alan Howard, Norman Rodway, Sheila Allen, Susan Fleetwood, Diane Fletcher, Patrick Stewart, Terrence Hardiman, David Waller, John Shrapnel and Gareth Thomas in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.

(1968) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Troilus and Cressida", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Michael Williams, Sebastian Shaw, Alan Howard, Norman Rodway, Patrick Stewart and Helen Mirren in the cast. 'John Barton (II)' was director.

(1968) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Michael Williams, Alan Howard, Janet Suzman, Patrick Stewart, Clifford Rose, John Shrapnel, Rowena Cooper, Terrence Hardiman, Richard Moore, June Watts, Susan Fleetwood and Gareth Thomas in the cast. David Hugh Jones was director.

(1969) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Troilus and Cressida", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Michael Williams, Helen Mirren, Alan Howard, Patrick Stewart, Sara Kestelman, Hildegard Neil, Clifford Rose, Sebastian Shaw, Norman Rodway and David Waller in the cast. John Barton was director.

(1969) He acted in Sean O'Casey's play, "The Silver Tassie", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with David Waller, Patience Collier, Helen Mirren, Frances Cuka, Richard Moore, Patrick Stewart, Sara Kestelman, John Kane, Julian Curry and Bernard Lloyd in the cast. David Hugh Jones was director.

(1969) He acted in Ben Jonson's play, "Bartholomew Fair", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with John Kane, Julian Curry, Helen Mirren, Patience Collier, Willoughby Goddard, Norman Rodway, Alan Howard, Hildegard Neil, Sebastian Shaw, Patrick Stewart, Lila Kaye and Bernard Lloyd in the cast. Terry Hands was director.

(1970) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest", at the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ian Richardson, Estelle Kohler, Patrick Stewart and Norman Rodway in the cast. John Barton was director.

(1970) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard III", at the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Norman Rodway, Patrick Stewart, Ian Richardson, Peter Egan and Helen Mirren in the cast. Terry Hands was director.

(1970) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Measure for Measure", at the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ian Richardson, Sebastian Shaw, Peter Egan, Estelle Kohler and Sara Kestelman in the cast. 'John Barton (II)' was director.

(1970) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream", at the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Alan Howard, Sara Kestelman, David Waller, Christopher Gable, John Kane and Norman Rodway in the cast. Peter Brook was director.

(1971) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Alan Howard, Patrick Stewart, Sara Kestelman, David Waller and John Kane in the cast. Peter Brook was director.

(1971) He acted in Maxim Gorky's play, "Enemies", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with John Wood, Brenda Bruce, Helen Mirren, Sebastian Shaw, Patrick Stewart, Sara Kestelman, Alan Howard, Lila Kaye, David Waller, Mary Allen and Barry Stanton in the cast. David Hugh Jones was director.

(1971) He acted in Trevor Griffiths' play, "Occupations", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Place Theatre in London, England with Patrick Stewart, Estelle Kohler and Sebastian Shaw in the cast. Buzz Goodbody was director.

(January 1971) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Billy Rose Theatre in New York City with Alan Howard, Sara Kestelman, David Waller, Patrick Stewart, John Kane and Frances de la Tour in the cast. Peter Brook was director.

(January 17 - January 18, 1972) He acted in Illingworth and Geoffrey Robertson's play, "The Oz Trial", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Sebastian Shaw, Julian Glover, Paul Hardwick and John Kane in the cast. Buzz Goodbody was director.

(1975) He played the title role in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Other Place Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with George Baker, Mikel Lambert, Yvonne Nicholson, Stuart Wilson, Charles Dance and Bob Peck in the cast. Buzz Goodbody was director.

(1975) He acted in William Shakespeare's plays, "Henry IV Part I and II", "Henry V" and "The Merry Wives of Windsor", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Alan Howard, Jeffery Dench, Trevor Peacock, Tim Wylton, Clement McCallin, Geoffrey Hutchings, Oliver Ford Davies, Charles Dance, Emrys James, George Baker, Griffith Jones, Brewster Mason, Maureen Pryor, Bob Peck, Gareth Armstrong, Brenda Bruce, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Derek Smith and Richard Moore in the cast. 'Terry Hands' was director.

(1975) He acted in William Shakespeare's plays, "Henry IV Part I and II", "Henry V" and "The Merry Wives of Windsor", at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Alan Howard, Brewster Mason, Emrys James, Ian Richardson, Charles Dance, Brenda Bruce and Barbara Leigh-Hunt in the cast. Terry Hands was director.

(1979) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Cymbeline", in the Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Judi Dench, Jeffery Dench and Roger Rees in the cast. David Hugh Jones was director.

(1979) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Julius Caesar", in the Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with John Woodvine and David Threlfall in the cast. Barry Kyle was director.

(June 1980) He played Mr. Squeers, Mr. Wagstaff, and a furious gentleman in David Edgar's stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' "Nicholas Nickelby" in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Roger Rees, Susan Littler, John Woodvine, Edward Petherbridge, Lila Kaye, David Threlfall, Bob Peck and Graham Crowden in the cast. Trevor Nunn and John Caird were directors.

(1980) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with John Woodvine, Jane Downs, Susan Tracy, Bob Peck and Timothy Spall in the cast. Trevor Nunn and John Caird were directors.

(1979) He acted in Bertolt Brecht's play, "Baal", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Other Place Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Timothy Spall, Jane Downs, Robert Gwilym, Nicholas Gecks and Lila Kaye in the cast. David Hugh Jones was director.

(1979) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with John Woodvine, John McEnery and David Threlfall in the cast. Trevor Nunn and John Caird were directors.

(1985) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Othello", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakepeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with David Suchet, Niamh Cusack, Tom Mannion and Janet Dale in the cast. Terry Hands was director.

(1966) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth", in a Chichester Festival Theatre production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, Sussex, England with John Clements, Margaret Johnston, John Laurie, Tom Courtenay, Ray McAnally, Michael Aldridge, Bill Fraser and Zena Walker in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(January 1977-December 1977) He acted in the Repertoire Season at the National Theatre in London, England in 'Odon Von Horvath' and Christopher Hampton's play, "Tales from the Vienna Woods;" Edward Albee's play, "Counting the Ways;" Thomas Bernhard's play, "The Force of Habit;" Carlo Goldoni's play, "Il Campiello;" Christopher Marlowe's play, "Tamburlaine the Great;" Tom Stoppard's play, "Jumpers;" Noël Coward's play, "Blithe Spirit;" John Millington Synge's play, "Playboy of the Western World;" Harold Pinter's play, "No Man's Land;" William Shakespeare's plays, "Hamlet," "Julius Caesar;" Ben Jonson's play, "Volpone;" 'Alan Ayckbourn'''s play, "Bedroom Farce;" Harley Granville-Barker's play, "The Madras House;" Robert Bolt's play, "The State of Revolution;" Sean O'Casey's play, "The Plough and the Stars;" Samuel Beckett's play, "Happy Days;" play, "The Passion;" play, "Sir is Winning;" play, "Judgement;" Georges Feydeau's play, "The Lady from Maxim's;" William Wycherley's play, "The Country Wife;" Julian Mitchell's play, "Half-Life;" 'John MacKendrick''s play, "Lavender Blue;" Ferenc Molnár and Frank Marcus's play, "The Guardsman;" play, "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight;" Victor Hugo's play, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame; James Kirkup's play, "The Magic Drum" (produced by Phoenix Theatre of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England); Ben Jonson's play, "Devil is an Ass" and William Shakespeare's play, "Measure for Measure," (produced by the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in Birmingham, West Midlands, England); play, "Nas Palabras," (produced by the Nuria Espert Company); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's musical, "Don Giovanni" (produced by the Glyndebourne Opera in Glyndebourne, Wales); Franz Kafka's play, "The Metamorphosis," and Edgar Allan Poe's play, "The Fall of the House of Usher" (produced by the London Theatre Group of London, England); play "Babel's Dancer" (produced by Moving Being Company); William Shakespeare's play, "Richard III Part II and the play, "Motocar" (produced by Paine's Plough Company) and Halleschen Uber company of West Berlin, West Gergmany; with Paul Scofield, John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Albert Finney, Peggy Ashcroft, Diana Rigg, John Neville, Brian Cox, Denis Quilley, Barbara Jefford, Stephen Rea, J.G. Devlin, Beryl Reid, Elizabeth Spriggs, Ian Charleson, Joss Ackland, Cyril Cusack, Susan Fleetwood, Warren Clarke, Ronald Pickup, Tom Wilkinson, Brian Blessed, Brenda Blethyn, Michael Bryant, Kenneth Cranham, Joan Hickson, Richard Johnson, Sara Kestelman, Susan Littler, Elspeth March, Michael Medwin, Stephen Moore, John Normington, Kate Nelligan, Hugh Paddick, Paul Rogers, Jane Asher, Tony Haygarth, Fulton Mackay, Dinah Stabb, Maria Aitken, Sylvia Coleridge, Oliver Cotton, Robert Eddison, Julian Glover, Michael Gough, Michael Kitchen, Peggy Mount, Ann Way, Brenda Fricker, Christopher Good, Edward Hardwicke, Isabel Dean, Richard Pearson, and Robin Bailey in the cast.

(April 1977-August 1977) He acted in the Repertoire Season in a National Theatre production at the Cottesloe Theatre in London, England in Stephen Poliakoff's play, "Strawberry Fields;" play, "The Passion;" play, "Four to One;" Molière's play, "Don Juan;" 'Odon Von Horvath' and Christopher Hampton's play, "Don Juan Comes Back From the War;" Tom Fettke, Ron Rogalski, and Rich Moore's play, "Bow Down;" play, "The Camilla Ringbinder Show;" Bill Bryden's play, "Old Movies;" Leo Zeiliz's play, "To Those Born Later;" play, "Sir is Winning;" play, "Judgment;" play, "Sell-Out"(produced by the Library Theatre of Manchester, England); Chris Harris's play, "Kemp's Jig;" Steven Berkoff's play, "East," and Franz Kafka's play, "Metamorphosis,"(produced by London Theatre Group with Brian Cox, Kenneth Cranham, Richard Johnson, Stephen Rea, Brenda Blethyn, Fulton Mackay, Gawn Grainger, Jane Asher, Mark McManus, Morag Hood, Oliver Cotton, Robyn Archer, and Warren Clarke in the cast.

(January 1978-December 1978) He acted in Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Lyttelton, Olivier, and Cottesloe Theatres in London, England in William Wycherley's play, "The Country Wife;" Sean O'Casey's play, "The Plough and the Stars;" Harley Granville-Barker's play, "The Madras House;" Ben Jonson's play, "Volpone;" Ferenc Molnar's play, "The Guardsman;" play, "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight;" Georges Feydeau's play, "The Lady from Maxim's;" Robert Bolt's play, "State of Revolution;" Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Bedroom Farce;" Victor Hugo's play, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame;" Julian Mitchell's play, "Half-Life;" 'John MacKendrick''s play, "Lavender Blue;" Anton Chekhov's play, "The Cherry Orchard;" Arnold Wesker's play, "Love Letters on Blue Paper;" Keith Dewhurst's play, "Lark Rise;" Henrik Ibsen's play, "Brand;" David Hare's play, "Plenty;" 'Odon Von Horvath' and Christopher Hampton's play, "Don Juan Comes Back From the War;" William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth;" P.L. Travers's play, "Plunder;" play, "Lost Worlds;" David Mamet's play, "American Buffalo;" play, "The Woman;" William Congreve's play, "The Double Dealer;" George Bernard Shaw's play, "The Philanderer;" play, "The World Turned Upside Down;" John Galsworthy's play, "Strife;" Harold Pinter's play, "Betrayal;" Charles Wood's play, "Has 'Washington' Legs;" and play, "Herold;" with Joss Ackland, Polly Adams, Brian Blessed, Brenda Blethyn, Judi Bowker, Michael Bryant, Ian Charleson, Patience Collier, Julie Covington, Kenneth Cranham, Andrew Cruickshank, Cyril Cusack, Timothy Davies, J.G. Devlin, Edna Doré, Avril Elgar, Lynn Farleigh (as Lynn Fairleigh), Albert Finney, Paul Freeman, Susan Fleetwood, Brenda Fricker, Michael Gambon, John Gielgud, Brian Glover, Michael Gough, Edward Hardwicke, Nicky Henson, Bob Hoskins, Richard Johnson, Sara Kestelman, Dinsdale Landen, Susan Littler, Daniel Massey, Mark McManus, Stephen Moore, Peggy Mount, Kate Nelligan, Hugh Paddick, Richard Pearson, Ralph Richardson, Diana Rigg, Paul Scofield, Jack Shepherd, Elizabeth Spriggs, John Standing, Robert Stephens, Dorothy Tutin, and Penelope Wilton in the cast.

(1973) He acted in Athol Fugard's play, "Hello and Goodbye", at the King's Head Theatre in London, England with Janet Suzman in the cast.

(1974) He acted in Athol Fugard's plays, "The Island", "Sizwe Bansi Is Dead" and "Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act", at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with John Kani, Winston Ntshona, Yvonne Bryceland, and Wilson Dunster in the cast. Athol Fugard was also director.

(February 2014) TV commercial "British Villains" with Ben Kingsley, Tom Hiddleston and Mark Strong for Jaguar, The New F-Type Coupe (britishvillains.com).


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