King Lear (1947). Tragedy (revival/production played in repertory with As You Like It, The Merchant of Venice, Volpone, Hamlet). Written by William Shakespeare
. Directed by Donald Wolfit and Christopher Ede. New Century Theatre: 18 Feb 1947- 8 Mar 1947 (8 performances). Produced by Hall Shelton. Produced by arrangement with ...
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Corpulent character actor, who performed on the New York stage in the 1940s, and then played a succession of minor villains in British films. He is fondly remembered as Friar Tuck in Richard Greene's TV series 'The Adventures of Robin Hood'. Unfortunately, he found little gainful employment thereafter and committed suicide with barbiturates at the age of just 46.