His theatre credits include: Scroop, Archbishop of York in "King Henry IV Part II" by William Shakespeare
(1951, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, director Michael Redgrave
); William Longspee, Earl of Salisbury in "King John" by William Shakespeare
, directed by Michael Benthall
(Old Vic Theatre...
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I was kicked out in the end because I was just too expensive. It was great fun while it lasted, the boys and girls were all absolutely splendid. I had a ball fooling around with old friends like Maggie Smith
. Thanks to those films I get the most extraordinary amount of fan mail from all over the world, even China. (On his role as Cornelius Fudge in Harry Potter)
Spoke at the funeral of James Herriot
. Herriot was the pseudonym of Alf Wight (due to legal requirements of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) and Hardy and Wight became close friends over the years of the
All Creatures Great and Small
series, adapted from Wight's books.