(March 4-31, 1952) He acted in the title rôle in William Gillette's play, "Sherlock Holmes," in Birmingham, England in a Birmingham Repertory Company production with Paul Daneman, Josée Richard, Edgar Wreford, Basil Henson, Christine Finn, Michel Bazalgette, Rosalind Boxall, Alan Bridges, Alan Rowe, Anthony Newlands, John ...
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I think nowadays you're more responsible for yourself as an actor. You are expected to take more responsibility for yourself and you do. And your own opinions for instance, nowadays would be much more important than they were in my time when your own opinion didn't count for much. You did what you were told or what was suggested to you. The sort of thing you did was imitate older actors actually.
Appearing at the National Theatre in London in 'Jonathan Kent' 's production of Oedipus. Burke, aged 90, is playing The Shepherd.