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Colin George (I) (1929–2016)

Graduating from Oxford, Colin George started a touring Shakespeare Company. Before you could say "To be or not to be" he had played Romeo, Petruchio, Bassanio, Cassius, and Henry V - the latter on BBC television. Having added Hamlet and Brutus to his Shakespeare roles, in his forties he turned to directing. He established the Crucible Theatre in ... See full bio »


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Wong Fei Hung
Wong Fei Hung Jesuit Priest
Coronation Street
Coronation Street Jimmy Graham
Afterlife Laurence Moser
Poldark Blight


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 2008/I Passage (Documentary)
Sir Francis Beaufort
 2005 Doctors (TV Series)
William Hyde
- David: Part 2 (2005) ... William Hyde
- David: Part 1 (2005) ... William Hyde
 2005 Afterlife (TV Series)
Laurence Moser
- The 7:59 Club (2005) ... Laurence Moser
 1992 Soldier Soldier (TV Series)
Lt Col Timms, RAMC
- Lost and Found (1992) ... Lt Col Timms, RAMC
- A Touch of the Sun (1992) ... Lt Col Timms, RAMC
 1991 Wong Fei Hung
Jesuit Priest
 1989 Shadow of China
 1980 Lady Killers (TV Series)
Christopher George Arrow
- Don't Let Them Kill Me on Wednesday (1980) ... Christopher George Arrow
 1975 Poldark (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1975) ... Blight
 1975 The Hanged Man (TV Mini-Series)
George Seagram
- Ring of Return (1975) ... George Seagram
 1974 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Jimmy Graham
- Episode #1.1427 (1974) ... Jimmy Graham
- Episode #1.1426 (1974) ... Jimmy Graham
- Episode #1.1425 (1974) ... Jimmy Graham
- Episode #1.1424 (1974) ... Jimmy Graham
- Episode #1.1419 (1974) ... Jimmy Graham
 1961 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Jack Lucas, the bride's brother
- Celebration (1961) ... Jack Lucas, the bride's brother
 1956 The Miser (TV Movie)
1st Servant
 1977 South Australian Theatre Company's Production of Macbeth by William Shakespeare (Video documentary) (artistic director) / (stage director)
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 1977 South Australian Theatre Company's Production of Macbeth by William Shakespeare (Video documentary)
Himself - Artistic Director of the South Australian Theatre Company

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He directed Sophocles' play, "Oedipus the King", at the Nottingham Playhouse in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England with John Neville OBE, Ronald Magill, Margaret Rawlings, Christopher Hancock and Jimmy Thompson in the cast. See more »

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