He acted in Tony Harrison's play, "The Mysteries," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Cottesloe Theatre in London, England with Paul Copley, Joe Duttine, William Gaunt, Sue Johnston, John Normington, Trevor Ray, Jack Shepherd, and John Tams in the cast. Bill Bryden was director.
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[on starring in An Adventure in Space and Time
(2013)] When he asked if I would be interested, I almost bit his hand off! Mark [Mark Gatiss
] has written such a wonderful script not only about the birth of a cultural phenomenon, but a moment in television's history. William Hartnell
was one of the finest character actors of our time and as a fan I want to make sure that I do him justice. I'm so ...
Often plays cranky old men.
Best known for playing grouchy and malicious characters.