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  • (1973 - 1974) He starred in Sir Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Absurd Person Singular", at London's Criterion Theatre in England in 1973 and 1974 with the original cast including Bridget Turner, Richard Briers, Michael Aldridge, Sheila Hancock and Anna Calder-Marshall. Directed by Eric Thompson.
  • (June 1980) He acted in John Mortimer's adaptation of Georges Feydeau's play, "A Flea in Her Ear", at the Thorndike Theatre in Leatherhead, Surrey, England with Christopher Ryan, Jonathan Hackett, Janette Legge, Anna Calder-Marshall, Jonathan Elsom and Michael Cashman in the cast. Mark Cullingford and Edward Hardwicke were the directors.
  • (2000) He acted in William Shakespeare's plays, "Richard II" and "Coriolanus", at the Gainsborough Studios Theatre in London, England with Ralph Fiennes, Oliver Ford Davies, Linus Roache, Emilia Fox, Barbara Jefford, Angela Down, Stephen Campbell Moore, Roger Swaine, Bernard Gallagher, Alan David, Robert Swann, John Bennett and Ian Barritt in the cast. Jonathan Kent was the director.
  • (2003) He acted in Christopher Hampton's translation of Anton Chekhov's play, "Three Sisters", at the Playhouse Theatre in London, England with Kate Burton, Kristin Scott Thomas, Madeleine Worrall, Robert Bathurst, Douglas Hodge, Tobias Menzies, James Fleet, Susannah Wise, Tom Beard, Margery Mason and Eric Sykes in the cast. Michael Blakemore was the director.
  • (2005) He acted in Peter Oswald's translation of Friedrich Schiller's play, "Mary Stuart", at the Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Janet McTeer, Harriet Walter, Barbara Jefford, James Fleet, Rory Kinnear, David Horovitch, Tam Dean Burn and Guy Henry in the cast. Phyllida Lloyd was the director.
  • (1962) He acted in Alfred Neumann, Edwin Piscator, and Guntram Prufer stage adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's novel, "War and Peace," at the Phoenix Theatre in an Bristol Old Vic Company production with Derek Smith, Paul Eddington, John Franklyn Robbins, Rhoda Lewis, Elizabeth Shepherd, Peter O'Shaughnessy, Ewan Hooper, Antony Tuckey, and Milton Johns in the cast. Val May was director.
  • (June 14, 1962) He acted in the Bristol Old Vic Company production of the play, "War and Peace", at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Derek Smith, Paul Eddington and Ewan Hooper in the cast. Val May was the director.
  • (1986) He acted in Maxim Gorky's play, "Philistines", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Pit Theatre in London, England with Fiona Shaw, Sean Baker, Margery Mason, Mark Dignam, Tom Mannion and Anna Calder-Marshall in the cast. John Caird was the director.
  • (1986) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Troilus and Cressida", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Anton Lesser, Juliet Stevenson, Clive Merrison, Clive Mantle, Sean Baker, Lindsay Duncan, Alun Armstrong, Peter Jeffrey and Hilton McRae in the cast. Howard Davies was the director.
  • Narrator of the Naxos Audiobook versions of William Shakespeare's "Venus and Adonis" and "The Rape of Lucrece".
  • (1972) He acted in Edna O'Brien's play, "A Pagan Place", at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Veronica Quilligan, Donal Cox, Declan Mulholland, Struan Rodger, Avril Elgar, David Daker and Brenda Fricker in the cast. Ronald Eyre was the director.
  • (1973) He acted in Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Absurd Person Singular", at the Criterion Theatre in London, England with Bridget Turner, Richard Briers, Michael Aldridge, Sheila Hancock and Anna Calder-Marshall in the cast. Eric Thompson was the director.
  • (1974) He acted in Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Absurd Person Singular", at the Criterion Theatre in London, England with Bridget Turner, Richard Briers, Michael Aldridge, Sheila Hancock and Anna Calder-Marshall in the cast. Eric Thompson was the director.
  • (January, April, June-December 1980) He acted in the British National Theatre Season Repertoire of Athol Fugard's play, "A Lesson From Aloes," Peter Shaffer's play, "Amadeus," William Shakespeare's plays, "As You Like It," "Othello," and Richard III;" Arthur Miller's plays, "Death of a Salesman and "The Crucible;" David Storey's play, "Early Days," Terence Rattigan's plays, "Harlequinade" and "The Browning Version;" Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's play, "Hiawatha," Eugene O'Neill's plays, "Hughie," "The Iceman Cometh," and "The Long Voyage Home;" Nigel Williams's play, "Line 'Em," Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Sisterly Feelings," Henrik Ibsen's play, "The Wild Duck," Bernard Pomerance's play, "The Elephant Man," Howard Brenton's play, "The Romans in Britain," Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Life of Galileo," John Vanbrugh's play, "The Provok'd Wife," religious plays, "The Passion" and "The Nativity;" Harold Pinter's play, "The Caretaker," play, "Thee and Me," Tom Stoppard's play, "Undiscovered Country," Lillian Helman's play, "Watch on the Rhine," and J.B. Priestley's play, "When We Are Married," at the Olivier Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Cottesloe Theatre in London, England with Peggy Ashcroft, Robin Bailey, Gillian Barge, Brenda Blethyn, Michael Bryant, Yvonne Bryceland, Selina Cadell, Simon Callow, Anna Carteret, Kenneth Cranham, Andrew Cruickshank, Phil Daniels, J.G. Devlin, Mark Dignam, Edna Dore, Lindsay Duncan, Susan Engel, Michael Gambon, Brian Glover, Gawn Grainger, Nicky Henson, Greg Hicks, Ian Hogg, Harold Innocent, Peter Jeffrey, Felicity Kendall, Sara Kestelman, Michael Kitchen, Phyllida Law, Alec McCowen, Peter McEnery, Geraldine McEwan, Mark McManus, Warren Mitchell, Stephen Moore, John Normington, Bill Owen, Jonathan Pryce, Joyce Redman, Ralph Richardson, Joan Sanderson, Leslie Sands, Paul Scofield, Jack Shepherd, Frederick Treves, Dorothy Tutin, Penelope Wilton, and John Wood in the cast.
  • (January 1981 - April 1981) He acted in the British National Theatre production repertoire season in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Man and Superman;" Henry Wadsworth Longellow's play, "Hiawatha;" Howard Brenton's play, "The Romans in Britain;" "Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Life of Galileo;" Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Sisterly Feelings;" William Shakespeare's plays, "Othello" and "Measure for Measure;" Peter Shaffer's play, "Amadeus;" Harold Pinter's play, "The Caretaker;" John Vanbrugh's play, "The Provok'd Wife;" Lillian Hellman's play, "Watch on the Rhine;" Bernard Pomerance's play, "The Elephant Man;" Terrence Rattigan's plays, "The Browning Version," and "Harlequinade,;" the play, "The Nativity," Ivan Turgenev's play, "A Month in the Country;" Tom Taylor's play, "The Ticket-Of-Leave Man;" and Moliere's play, "Don Juan," with Francesca Annis, Peggy Ascroft, Norman Beaton, Brenda Blethyn, Michael Bryant, Yvonne Bryceland, Simon Callow, Jane Carr, Anna Carteret, Paul Copley, Kenneth Cranham, Andrew Cruickshank, J.G. Devlin, Lindsay Duncan, Michael Gambon, Brian Glover, Michael Gough, Nicky Henson, Greg Hicks, Felicity Kendall, Michael Kitchen, Daniel Massey, Alec McCowen, Geraldine McEwan, Warren Mitchell, Stephen Moore, John Normington, Jonathan Pryce, Ralph Richardson, David Schofield, Paul Scofield, Nigel Terry, Penelope Wilton, and John Wood in the cast.
  • (1988) He acted in Ben Jonson's play, "Bartholomew Fair," in a British National Theatre production at the Oliver Theatre in London, England with Guy Henry, Peter Hugo-Daly, Mark Long, Jim Barclay, David Bamber, Kate Spiro, Stephen Moore, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Katharine Schlesinger, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, John Wells, Jonathan Cullen, Michael Bryant, and Mark Lockyer in the cast. Richard Eyre was director.
  • (January 1988 to June 1988; August 1988 to December 1988) He acted in the British National Theatre Repertoire Season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Olivier Theatre in London, England in John Ford's play, "'Tis A Pity She's A Whore;" Alan Ayckbourn's play, "A Small Family Business;" Athol Fugard's play, "A Place with the Pigs;" William Shakespeare's plays, "Antony and Cleopatra," "Cymbeline," "The Tempest," and "The Winter's Tale;" Ben Jonson's play, "Bartholomew Fair;" Tennessee Williams's play, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof;" play, "Countrymania;" A.R. Gurney's play, "Entertaining Strangers;" David Hare's plays, "Fanshen," and "Secret Rapture;" Brian Friel's plays, "Fathers and Sons," and "Making History;" Lope De Vega's play, "Fuente Ovejuna;" Adrian Mitchell's play, "Love Songs of World War III;" Harold Pinter's play, "Mountain Language;" Nicholas Wright's play, "Mrs Klein;" Arnold Wesker's play, "Roots;" Caroline Chapmans' play, "Russell of the Times;" Alan Bennett's play, "Single Spies;" Thomas Middleton's play, "The Changeling;" August Strindberg and John Osborne's play, "The Father;" the play, "The Magic Olypmical Games;" David Wood's play, "The Pied Piper;" the play, "The Shaughraum;" Nick Ward's play, "The Strangeness of Others;" Nick Darke's play, "Ting Tang Mine;" and Samuel Beckett's play, "Waiting for Godot;" with Polly Adams, John Alderton, Francesca Annis, Eileen Atkins, Robin Bailey, Jill Baker, David Bamber, Jim Barclay, Gillian Barge, Alan Bennett, Richard Bonneville, Jim Broadbent, Michael Bryant, Simon Callow, Ian Charleson, Garry Cooper, Jonathan Cullen, Judi Dench, Sally Dexter, Paola Dionisotti, Russell Dixon, Lindsay Duncan, Nick Dunning, Robert Eddison, Ralph Fiennes, Susan Fleetwood, Mick Ford, Clive Francis, Michael Gambon, Henry Goodman, Rupert Graves, George Harris, Tony Haygarth, Guy Henry, Anthony Hopkins, Colin Jeavons, Barbara Jefford, Paul Jesson, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Mark Lockyer, Steven Mackintosh, Maggie McCarthy, Alec McCowen, Sylvester McCoy, Sarah Miles, Stephen Moore, Richard Pasco, Tim Pigott-Smith, Eric Porter, Stephen Rea, Paul Shelley, Kate Spiro, Alison Steadman, Ken Stott, Sian Thomas, Niall Tobin, Bridget Turner, Philip Voss, Julian Wadham, Zoe Wanamaker, John Wells, Penelope Wilton and Peter Woodward in the cast.
  • (1989) He acted in Harley Granville-Barker's play, "The Voysey Inheritance", in a British National Theatre production at the Cottesloe Theatre in London, England with Michael Bryant, Jeremy Northam, Guy Henry, Graham Crowden, Stella Gonet, Selina Cadell, Suzanne Burden, Barbara Leigh-Hunt and Crispin Redman in the cast. Richard Eyre was the director.
  • (May 1989 - December 1989) He acted in the British National Theatre Repertoire Season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Olivier Theatre in London, England in Henrik Ibsen's plays, "Hedda Gabler," and "Whale;" David Lan and Joshua Sobol's play, "Ghetto;" William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet;" Moliere's play, "The Misanthrope;" David Storey's play, "The March on Russia;" Sean O'Casey's play, "Juno and the Paycock;" David Hare's play, "The Secret Rapture;" Harley Granville Barker's play, "The Voysey Inheritance;" Felix Lupe De Ovega's play, "Fuente Ovejuna;" Teatro Del Sur's production of the play "Tango Varsoviano;" Frank Galati's stage adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel, "The Grapes of Wrath," in a Steppenwolf Theatre Company production from Chicago, Illinois; Dion Boucicault's play, "The Shaughraun;" David Mamet's play, "Speed-The-Plow;" the play, "The Long Wat Round;" Pedro Calderon De La Barca's play, "Schism in England;" Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya," in a Moscow Art Theatre production from the Soviet Union; play, "Suicide for Love," in a Ninagawa Company production from Japan; Patricia Gordon's play, "The Magic Carpet;" Luigi Pirandello's play, "Man Beast and Virtue;" Georges Farquhar's play, "The Beaux Strategem;" Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Good Person of Sichuan;" Oliver Wilde's play, "Salome;" August Wilson's play, "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom;" and Martin Sherman's play, "Bent;" with Sheila Ballantine, David Bamber, Steven Berkoff, Brenda Blethyn, Richard Bonneville, Michael Bryant, Suzanne Burden, Anna Calder-Marshall, Jason Carter, Michael Cashman, John Castle, Constance Chapman, Maria Charles, Ian Charleson, Graham Crowden, Jonathan Cullen, Daniel Day Lewis, Judi Dench, Susan Engel, Trevor Eve, Oliver Ford-Davies, Maria Friedman, Aidan Gillen, Stella Gonet, Frank Grimes, Jane Gurnett, George Harris, Tony Haygarth, Janet Henfrey, Guy Henry, David Horovitch, Geoffrey Hutchings, Harold Innocent, Alex Jennings, Paul Jesson, Rachel Joyce, James Laurenson, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Mark Lockyer, Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina, Jeremy Northam, Richard O'Callaghan, Bill Owen, Bill Paterson, Clarke Peters, Edward Petherbridge, Angela Pleasance, Pete Postlethwaite, Hugh Quarshie, Stephen Rashbrook, Crispin Redman, Terence Rigby, Linus Roache, Norman Rodway, Clive Rowe, Patsy Rowlands, Katharine Schlesinger, Fiona Shaw, Malcolm Sinclair, Maggie Steed, Juliet Stevenson, Jo Stone-Fewings, Tilda Swinton, Sian Thomsa, Susan Tracy, Bridget Turner, June Watson, Janet Whiteside, Toyah Wilcox, Emil Wolk, and John Woodvine in the cast.
  • (1982) He acted in Clifford Odets' play, "Rocket to the Moon", at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England with Annabel Leventon, Harold Innocent, John Woodvine and Peter Kelly in the cast.
  • (1990) He acted in Arthur Miller's play, "The Crucible," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England with Tom Wilkinson, Zoe Wanamaker, Michael Bryant, and Claire Holman in the cast. Howard Davies was director.
  • (1994) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Pericles," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England with Douglas Hodge, Henry Goodman, and Kathryn Hunter in the cast. Phyllida Lloyd was director.
  • (January 1990-October 1990; December 1990-January 1991) He acted in the Royal National Theatre Season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Peer Gynt;" Tony Harrison's play,"The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus;" Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Good Person of Sichuan;" Martin Sherman's play, "Bent;" Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Sunday in the Park with George;" Anthony Minghella's play, "Whale;" Georges Farquhar, "The Beaux Stratagem," David Hare's play, "Racing Demon;" August Wilson's play, "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom;" Richard Brinsley Sheridan's play, "The School for Scandal;" Jean Racine's play, "Berenice;" Moliere's play, "Tartuffe;" "Abingdon Square;" Arthur Miller's plays, "After the Fall;" William Shakespeare's plays, "Hamlet," "Richard III," and "Hamlet" (Bulandra Theatre); Terry Johnson's play, "Piano;" Brian Friel's play, "Dancing at Lughnasa;" Athol Fugard's play, "My Children, My Africa" (Market Theatre); Paul Godfrey's play, "One in a While The Odd Thing Happens;" Kenneth Grahame and Alan Bennett's play, "The Wind in the Willows;" Robert Lepage's play, "Tectonic Plates;" Dario Fo's play, "Accidental Death of an Anarchist;" and David Edgar's play, "The Shape of the Table;" with Annabelle Apsion, Jane Asher, Sheila Ballantine, David Bamber, Keith Bartlett, Lois Baxter, Duncan Bell, Stephen Bent, Brenda Blethyn, Richard Bonneville, Stephen Boxer, David Bradley, Elizabeth Bradley, Brid Brennan, Richard Briers, Michael Bryant, Suzanne Burden, Ion Caramitru, Michael Cashman, Tom Chadbon, Maria Charles, Trevor Cooper, Allan Corduner, Oliver Cotton, Brian Cox, Alan Cumming, Neil Daglish, Nyree Dawn Porter, Stephen Dillane, Anthony Douse, Lindsay Duncan, Christopher Eccleston, Robert Eddison, Susan Engel, Oliver Ford Davies, Julia Ford, Maria Friedman, Lisa Fugard, Sean Gascoigne, Brian Glover, Stella Gonet, Henry Goodman, Jane Gurnett, Garrick Hagon, David Haig, Janet Henfrey, Guy Henry, Clare Higgins, Clare Holman, Harold Innocent, Peter Jeffrey, Hakeem Kae Kazim, John Kani, Ayub Khan Din, Adam Kotz, James Laurenson, Barbara Leigh Hunt, Alfred Lynch, Sara Mair Thomas, Michael Maloney, Eve Matheson, Alec McCowen, Ian McKellen, John Matschikitza, Stephen Moore, David Morrissey, John Normington, John Nettleton, John Neville, Jeremy Northam, Richard O'Callaghan, Richard Pasco, Bill Paterson, Clarke Peters, Pete Postlethwaite, Bruce Purchase, Hugh Quarshie, Philip Quast, Pearce Quigley, Denis Quilley, Oscar Quitak, Gary Raymond, Stephen Rea, Joyce Redman, Paul Rhys, Griff Rhys Jones, Terence Rigby, Barrie Rutter, Prunella Scales, Rapulana Seiphemo, Fiona Shaw, Paul Shelley, Jack Shepherd, Josette Simon, Malcolm Sinclair, Maggie Steed, Mark Strong, Meera Syal, Owen Teale, Bridget Turner, Philip Voss, Zoe Wanamaker, Toyah Wilcox, Tom Wilkinson, Penelope Wilton, Emil Wolk, and Albie Woodington in the company.
  • (June 1994 - January 1995) He acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in Anton Chekhov's play, "The Seagull;" William Shakespeare's play, "Pericles;" Edward Sorel's play, "Johnny On the Spot;" Arthur Miller's play, "Broken Glass;" Tennessee Williams' play, "Sweet Bird of Youth;" Harold Pinter's plays, "Landscape," and "The Birthday Party;" Jean Cocteau's play, "Les Parents Terribles;" Pierre Corneille's play, "El Cid;" BT National Connections (Youth Theatre), Githa Sowerby's play, "Rutherford & Son;" Tony Kushner's play, "Angels in America;" George Bernard Shaw's play, "The Devil's Disciple;" David Hare's play, "Racing Demon;" Lillian Hellman's play, "The Children's Hour;" Mary Morris's play, "Two Weeks with the Queen;" Lewis Carroll's play, "Alice's Adventures Underground;" Kenneth Grahame and Alan Bennett's play, "The Wind in the Willows;" "Out of a House Walked a Man;" and "Leave Taking;" with Robin Bailey, Patrick Barlow, Duncan Bell, Philip Bird, Richard Bonneville, Jasper Britton, Faith Brook, Dora Bryan, Michael Bryant, Selina Cadell, Anna Calder-Marshall, John Carlisle, Sean Chapman, Alan Cox, Daniel Craig, Nancy Crane, Frances Cuka, Frances De La Tour, Edward De Souza, Janie Dee, Judi Dench, Stephen Dillane, Susan Engel, Alison Fiske, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Oliver Ford Davies, Sheila Gish, Henry Goodman, James Grout, Clare Higgins, Douglas Hodge, Ian Holm, Clare Holman, Alan Howard, Kathryn Hunter, Paul Jesson, Edward Jewesbury, Robert Knepper, Diane Langton, Jude Law, Margot Leicester, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Anton Lesser, Gabrielle Lloyd, Susan Lynch, Alan MacNaughtan, Michael Maloney, Tom Mannion, Daniel Massey, Helen McCrory, Joseph Mydell, Phoebe Nicholls, Bill Nighy, Richard Pasco, Trevor Peacock, Bob Peck, Edward Petherbridge, Norman Rodway, Adrian Scarborough, David Schofield, Jeremy Sinden, Barry Stanton, Mark Strong, Harry Towb, Harriet Walter, June Watson, Emily Watson, Penelope Wilton, and Sophia Winter in the cast.
  • (January 1998-March 1998; May 1998-July 1998; November 1998-February 1999) He acted in a Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England in "Light;" Edward Ravenscroft's play, "The London Cuckolds;" "Not About Nightingales;" J.M. Barrie's play, "Peter Pan;" Tom Stoppard's play, "The Invention of Love;" "The Day I Stood Still;" Henrik Ibsen's play, "An Enemy of the People;" Patrick Marber's play, "Closer;" "Mutabilitie;" "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie;" Michael Frayn's play, "Copenhagen;" Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Oklahoma!;" "Brassed Off;" "Our Lady of Sligo;" William Shakespeare's play, "Othello;" "The Forest;" "The Riot;" Harold Pinter's play, "Betrayal;" "Guiding Star;" "Cleo Camping Emmanuelle and Dick; "Haroun and Other Stories;" with Jenny Agutter, Simon Russell Beale, Maureen Beattie, Stephen Bent, Michael Bryant, Anthony Calf, John Carlisle, William Chubb, Alan Cox, Kenneth Cranham, Abigail Crittenden, Catherine Cusack, Sinead Cusack, Sam Dastor, Sally Dexter, Penny Downie, Neil Dudgeon, Daniel Evans, Adam Godley, Gawn Grainger, David Harewood, Douglas Hodge, Alan Howard, Geoffrey Hutchings, Hugh Jackman, Sara Kestelman, Adam Kotz, Julie Legrand, Anton Lesser, Patrick Malahide, Matthew Marsh, Alec McCowen, Ian McKellen, Oliver Milburn, Ben Miles, Iain MItchell, Stephen Moore, Richard O'Callaghan, Anthony O'Donnell, Aisling O'Sullivan, Trevor Peacock, Robert Portal, Nicholas Le Prevost, Caroline Quentin, Corin Redgrave, Paul Rhys, Adrian Ross-Magenty, Clive Rowe, Adrian Scarborough, Fiona Shaw, Claire Skinner, Samantha Spiro, Mark Strong, Imogen Stubbs, Nigel Terry, Frances Tomelty, Frances De La Tour, David Troughton, Liza Walker, June Watson, Benjamin Whitrow, John Wood, and John Woodvine in the company.

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