He acted in the musical, "Hard Times," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Brian Blessed, Roy Hudd, Susan Jane Tanner, Malcolm Rennie, and Ann Emery in the cast. Christopher Tookey was director.
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I prefer theatre work to TV because you have more control of yourself on stage, you're not dictated to by camera angles and lighting.
His father Staff Sergeant 'Jack' Dempsey, won the Military Medal serving with 178 Medium Battery, Royal Artillery, after the Allied landings at Anzio in January 1944. He died, aged 93, on Armistice Day 2009 at the Royal Hospital Chelsea where he had lived as one of the "Chelsea Pensioners" since 2007.