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  • His credits at London's National Theatre include: Gary in "Present Laughter" by Noël Coward (2007-8), Subtle in Jonson's "The Alchemist" (2006), George W. Bush in "Stuff Happens" by David Hare (2004), Walter in "His Girl Friday" (2003), Henry Higgins in the musical "My Fair Lady" (2002, West End), Leontes in Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale", Foppington in Vanbrugh's "The Relapse" (both 2001), the title role in "Albert Speer" by David Edgar (2000), Plume in Farquar's "The Recruiting Officer" (1992), and Kittel in "Ghetto" by Joshua Sobol (1989).
  • Audio book narration: The Psalms
  • Audio Book narration: "Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Dostoevsky.
  • Audio Book narration: "The Brothers Karamozov" by Fyodor Dostoevsky.
  • The voice of Archibald Craven in Focus on the Family Radio Theatre's production of "The Secret Garden"
  • The voice of Friedrich Bhaer in Focus on the Family Radio Theatre's production of "Little Women"
  • (2003) Narrator for the unabridged audiobook version of "The Horse and His Boy" from the C.S. Lewis series The Chronicles of Narnia.
  • Reader for audio book of "Theft of the Master" by Edwin Alexander, published by Garev Publishing International, 2007.
  • Played Hargreves in "For King and Country" by John Wilson - Greenwich Theatre, London (1986).
  • Played the chief rat in "Toad of Toad Hall" by A.A. Milne - Leeds Playhouse (1983).
  • Played Mr Darbey in "Dandy Dick" by Arthur Wing Pinero- Arts Theatre, Cambridge (1981).
  • Played Jack Worthing in "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde - Aldwych Theatre, London (1993).
  • Played "Mr. Sparkish" in William Wycherley's "The Country Wife" - Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester (1986-7).
  • (2000) His Royal Shakespeare Company credits include: "Lucio" in "Measure For Measure", "Fairfield" in "Hyde Park" by James Shirley, "Lucentio" in "The Taming of the Shrew" (all 1987), the title role in "Richard II" (1991), the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Peer Gynt", "Theseus" & "Oberon" in "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "Angelo" in "Measure For Measure" (all 1994), "Benedick" in "Much Ado About Nothing" (1996) and the title role in "Hamlet" (1997).
  • Played "Ekdal" in Henrik Ibsen's "The Wild Duck" - Phoenix Theatre, London (1990).
  • Played "Gloumov" in Aleksandr Ostrovskiy's "Too Clever by Half" and "Dorante" in Pierre Corneille's "The Liar" - Old Vic Theatre, London (1988-9).
  • (2000) His credits at Chichester Festival Theatre include: "Robespierre" in "The Scarlet Pimpernel" (1995, also West End), "Agurcheek" in William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night", "Tim" in "Cavalcade" (1985), the groom in "A Respectable Wedding" by Bertolt Brecht (1985, also London).
  • (2004) Narrator for the unabridged audiobook version of "The Secret Adversary" from the Beresford Series by Agatha Christie.
  • Narrator for the unabridged audiobook version of 'By the Pricking of My Thumbs' (ISBN: 1572702338) from the Beresfords Series by Agatha Christie.
  • (1988) He acted in Rodney Ackland's translation of Aleksandr Ostrovskiy's play, "Too Clever By Half", at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Linda Marlowe, Aden Gillett and Rosalind Knight in the cast. Richard Jones was the director.
  • (1989) He acted in Pierre Corneille's play, "The Liar", at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Desmond Barrit, Simon Dormandy and Christine Cavanaugh in the cast. Jonathan Miller was the director.
  • (1990) He acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "The Wild Duck", at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Nichola McAuliffe, Alan Dobie, David Threlfall, Lionel Jeffries, Frances Cuka and Terence Rigby in the cast. Peter Hall was the director.
  • (1987) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Measure for Measure", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Roger Allam, Sean Baker and Josette Simon in the cast. Nicholas Hytner was the director.
  • (1987) He acted in James Shirley's play, "Hyde Park", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Fiona Shaw, James Fleet, Richard McCabe, John Carlisle, Pippa Guard and Felicity Dean in the cast. Barry Kyle was the director.
  • (1991) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard II", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Alan MacNaughtan, Anton Lesser, Paul Jesson, Valentina Yakunina and Marjorie Yates in the cast. Ron Daniels was the director.
  • (1995) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Stella Gonet, Finbar Lynch, Emma Fielding, Toby Stephens, Kevin Doyle, Emily Raymond, Philip Voss, Desmond Barrit and Daniel Evans in the cast. Adrian Noble was the director.
  • (1995) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Measure for Measure", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Michael Feast, Stella Gonet and Finbar Lynch in the cast. Steven Pimlott was the director.
  • (1995) He acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Peer Gynt", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Young Vic Theatre in London, England with Haydn Gwynne and Alfred Burke in the cast. John Barton was the director.
  • (1997) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with 'Paul Freeman (I), Susannah York and Derbhle Crotty in the cast. Matthew Warchus was the director.
  • (1985) He acted in Noel Coward's play, "Cavalcade," in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Lewis Fiander, Joanna McCallum, Elizabeth Estensen, Berwick Kaler, Jane How, Julian Wadham, Simon Chandler, Janet Behan, Maria Friedman, Sally Cooper, Tom Fahy, Sophia Winter, Robert Demeger, Jane Salter, Shirley Stelfox, Jaye Griffiths, Jenny Michelmore, Simon Green, Michael Simkins (played Lord Chubby Martlett, Charmian Gradwell, Brett Fancy, Michael Grandage, and Jane Snowden in the cast. David Gilmore was director.
  • (1985) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Antony and Cleopatra", in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Diana Rigg, Denis Quilley, Philip Franks, Norman Rodway, Michael Simkins, Peter Czajowski, Michael Grandage, Peter Stockbridge, Malcolm Mudie, Andrew Wickes, Tom Fahy, Aden Gillett, Charmian Gradwell, Martin Chamberlain, Bruce Lidington, Peter Hurle, Jenny Michelmore, Jane Snowden, Simon Green, Jay Ruparelia, Michael Jenn, Brett Fancy, Jay Griffiths and Alex Jennings (played "Clown") in the cast. Robin Phillips was the director.
  • (1993) He acted in Oscar Wilde's play, "The Importance of Being Earnest", at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Maggie Smith, Richard E. Grant, Susannah Harker and Margaret Tyzack in the cast. Nicholas Hytner was the director.
  • (1989) He acted in Joshua Sobol and David Lan's play, "Ghetto", in a British National Theatre production at the Olivier Theatre in London, England with Maria Friedman, John Woodvine, Paul Jesson, Angela Pleasence, Mark Lockyer, Jo Stone-Fewings and Oliver Beamish in the cast. Nicholas Hytner 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, David Burke, 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, 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 Thomas, Susan Tracy, Bridget Turner, June Watson, Janet Whiteside, Toyah Wilcox, Emil Wolk, and John Woodvine in the cast.
  • (1985) He acted in Beverley Cross' play, "The Scarlet Pimpernel", at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Donald Sinden, Charles Kay, Joanna McCallum, Desmond Barrit, Rowland Davies, Michael Grandage, Iain Mitchell, Michael Simkins and Andrew Wickes in the cast. Nicholas Hytner was the director.
  • (1986) He acted in the play, "For King and Country", at the Greenwich Theatre in Greenwich, London, England with David Mallinson, Paul Clarkson, Scott Cherry, Marc Sinden and Crawford Logan in the cast.
  • (January 1992 - January 1993) He acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre and Lyttelton Theatre all in London, England in Alan Bennett and Kenneth Grahame's play, "The Wind in the Willows;" David Hare's plays, "Racing Demon," "Murmuring Judges;" Dario Fo's play, "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui;" Tennessee Williams' play, "The Night of the Iguana;" Edward Bond's play, "The Sea;" Alan Bennett's play, "The Madness of King George III;" Tony Kushner's play, "Angels in America;" Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya;" Arvind Sharma's play, "The Little Clay Cart;" Frederico Garcia Lorca's play, "Blood Wedding;" George Farquhar's play, "The Recruiting Officer;" George Bernard Shaw's play, "Pygmalion;" Moliere's play, "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme;" Jim Cartwright's play, "The Rise and Fall of Little Voice;" Robert Lepage's play, "Needles and Opium;" Lope De Vega's play, "Fuente Ovejuna;" William Shakespeare's plays, "A Midsummer's Night Dream;" Tony Harrison's play, "Square Rounds;" J.B. Priestley's play, "An Inspector Calls;" Bruno Schulz's play, "The Streets of Crocodiles;" "Kings" play; Keith Waterhouse's play, "Billy Liar;" "Dragon" play;" "Stages" play;" Giorgio Strehler's play, "Le Baruffe Chiozotte;" Franco Zeffirelli's play, "Sei Personaggi In Cerca D'Autore;" Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Carousel;" and Pierre De Marivaux's play "The Game of Love and Chance;" with Keith Allen, Annabel Arden, Tony Armatrading, Eileen Atkins, Annette Badland, Robin Bailey, Frances Barber, Gillian Barge, Desmond Barrit, Alan Bates, Trevor Baxter, Steven Beard, Stephen Beckett, Stefan Bednarczyk, Duncan Bell, Michael Bryant, Suzanne Burden, Anthony Calf, Sean Chapman, Kenneth Cranham, Marcus D'Amico, Janet Dale, Phil Daniels, Joanna David, Janie Dee, Judi Dench, Reece Dinsdale, Paola Dionisotti, Anita Dobson, Kate Duchene, Janine Duvitski, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Serena Evans, Tenniel Evans, Alison Fiske, Rupert Frazer, Maria Friedman, Christopher Good, Henry Goodman, Rupert Graves, Susannah Harker, Nigel Hawthorne, Michael Hayden, Mark Heap, David Horovitch, Jane Horrocks, Alan Howard, Celia Imrie, Harold Innocent, Karl Johnson, Darlene Johnson, Rachel Joyce, Charles Kay, Sara Kestelman, Jeffery Kissoon, Peter Laird, James Laurenson, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Vicky Licorish, Mark Lockyer, Alan MacNaughtan, Rosemary Martin, Maggie McCarthy, Helen McCrory, Ian McKellen, Janet McTeer, Ben Miles, Iain Mitchell, Alfred Molina, Paul Moriaty,, Katrina Murphy, Joseph Mydell, Joseph O'Conor, Richard Pasco, Patrick Pearson, Pete Postlethwaite, Caroline Quentin, Celestine Randall, Nick Reding, Joanna Riding, Terence Rigby, David Ross, Patricia Routledge, Clive Rowe, Patsy Rowlands, Enrico Maria Salerno, Adrian Scarborough, Cyril Shaps, Lesley Sharp, Antony Sher, Timothy Spall, Alison Steadman, Maggie Steed, Jo Stone-Fewings, Ken Stott, Mark Strong, David Thewlis, Ben Thomas, Sian Thomas, Harry Towb, James Villiers, Julian Wadham, June Watson, Samuel Best, Benjamin Whitrow, and Marjorie Yates in the company,
  • (June 2000 - January 2001) He acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Laurence Olivier Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in Alan Ayckbourn's play, "House + Garden;" William Shakespeare's plays, "Romeo and Juliet," "Hamlet;" Arthur Miller's play, "All My Sons;" Ken Campbell's play, "History of the Comedy;" David Edgar's play,"Albert Speer;" Joe Penhall's play, "Blue/Orange;" Lisa Loomer's play,"The Waiting Room;" Ruth and Augustus Goetz's play, "The Heiress;" "Singin in the Rain;" Henrik Ibsen's play, "Peer Gynt;" Michael Frayn's play, "Noises Off;" Anton Chekhov's play, "The Cherry Orchard;" Zinnie Harris' play, "Further Than the Furthest Thing;" Yasmine Reza's play, "Life X 3;" Harold Pinter's play, "Remembrance of Things Past;" Neil Bartlett's play, "In Extremis;" and Oscar Wilde's play, "De Profundis;" with Roger Allam, Jane Asher, Shabana Azmi, Ann Bell, Suzanne Bertish, Eve Best, Susie Blake, Michael Bryant, Ken Campbell, Jonathan Cullen, Sorcha Cusack, Ben Daniels, Paola Dionisotti, Janine Duvitski, Chiwetel Ejiofor, David Haig, Sheila Hancock, Diana Hardcastle, James Hazeldine, Patricia Hodge, Alan Howard, Christine Kavanagh, Sara Kestelman, Beverley Klein, Peter Laird, Julie Legrand, Andrew Lincoln, Peter McEnery, Bill Nighy, Maxine Peake, Ronald Pickup, Denis Quilley, Charlotte Randle, Corin Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, David Rintoul, Paul Robinson, Simon Russell Beale, Mark Rylance, Liza Sadovy, Michael Siberry, Imelda Staunton, Maggie Steed, Sian Thomas, and Julie Walters in the company.
  • (2001) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England with Claire Skinner, Deborah Findlay, Julian Wadham, John Normington, and Phil Daniels in the cast. Nicholas Hytner was director.
  • (January 2001 - January 2002) He acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Laurence Olivier Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's musical, "My Fair Lady;" John Millington Synge's play, "The Playboy of the Western World;" "The Walls" play;" Anton Chekhov's play, "The Cherry Orchard;" Harold Pinter's plays, "No Man's Land," "Remembrance of Things Past;" Yasmina Reza's play, "Life X 3;" William Shakespeare's plays, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," "The Winter's Tale," "Hamlet;" MIchael Frayn's play, "Noises Off;" Complicite's play, "Mnemonic;" "Singin in the Musical;" Robert LePage's play, "The Far Side of the Moon;" Edward Albee's plays, "Marriage Play," "Finding the Sun;" R.K. Narayan's play, "The Ramayana;" Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Good Woman of Setzuan;" Patrick Marber's play, "Howard Katz;" John Vanbrugh's play, "The Relapse;" Mark Ravenhill's play, "Mother Clap's Molly House;" Charlotte Jones's play, "Humble Boy;" Arthur Miller's play, "All My Sons;" Tim Winton's play, "Cloudstreet" (Company B Belvoir); John Osborne's play, "Luther;" "The Goodhope" play;" August Wilson's play, "Jitney;" Gregory Burke's play, "Gagarin Way;" Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "South Pacific;" and Patrick Barlow's play, "The Wonder of Sex;" with Roger Allam, Edward Baker-Duly, Patrick Barlow, Duncan Bell, Christopher Benjamin, Suzanne Bertish, Eve Best, Susie Blake, Caroline Blakiston, Brian Blessed, Willis Burks II, Sheila Burrell, Judy Campbell, Ron Cook, Oliver Cotton, Derbhle Crotty, Sorcha Cusack, Ben Daniels, Phil Daniels, Andy De La Tour, Frances De La Tour, Edward De Souza, Joe Dixon, Janine Duvitski, Peter Egan, James Ellis, Deborah Findlay, Tom Georgeson, Aden Gillett, Sheila Gish, Richard Griffiths, Diana Hardcastle, James Hazeldine, Patricia Hodge, Geoffrey Hutchings, Alexandra Jay, Karl Johnson, Lauren Kennedy, Sara Kestelman, Nicholas Le Prevost, Julie Legrand, Adrian Lukis, Simon McBurney, Martine McCutcheon, Peter McEnery, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Ben Miles, Iain Mitchell, Cherry Morris, John Normington, Bill Paterson, Trevor Peacock, Maxine Peake, Edward Petherbridge, Jonathan Pryce, James Purefoy, Philip Quast, Denis Quilley, John Ramm, Jeff Rawle, Corin Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Sheila Reid, Diana Rigg, David Rintoul, Patsy Rowlands, Simon Russell Beale, Mark Rylance, Nadim Sawalha, Rufus Sewell, John Shrapnel, Malcolm Sinclair, Claire Skinner, Imelda Staunton, Rebecca Thornhill, Mark Umbers, Julian Wadham, Harriet Walter, Marcia Warren, Dennis Waterman, Timothy West, and John Wood in the company.
  • (January 2003) He acted in Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's musical, "My Fair Lady," at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England with Joanna Riding, Dennis Waterman, Malcolm Sinclair, Dilys Laye, and Caroline Blakiston in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director. Anthony Ward was designer. Matthew Bourne was choreographer.

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