: Plays Philip Larkin in "Pretending To Be Me" play devised by Tom Courtenay from the writing of Philip Larkin, after an idea by Michael Godley (Comedy Theater, London, England, UK).
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[on rejecting playing "Jesus of Nazareth"] If you were going to play one of the most powerful creatures who ever lived, you'd better have a well-written part. Also, I wondered if I ever did meet Jesus, whether He'd ask, 'Well, what was that supposed to be?'
He was awarded the 1994 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor for his performance in Moscow Stations.