He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with David Calder, Penny Layden, Scott Handy, Robert Glenister, Colin George, and Barry Stanton in the cast. Adrian Noble was director.
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In weekly rep of course you had to learn a new act every day, every night, after the show. You'd go home and you'd go to bed and start learning your lines for the following day so you'd rehearse an act a day and you had to learn all the lines for one act in one fell swoop. That really was hard work but somehow you know everybody did it. I don't think people would do it now.
Left his school in 1933 to work as an office boy for a company repairing railway carriages. Subsequently worked as a steward in a London businessmen's club, but had to move on after a dispute with a barmaid.