He performed in the pantomime, "Beauty and the Beast," at the York Theatre Royal in York, North Yorkshire, England with Martin Barrass, Suzy Cooper, Juliet Howland, and David Leonard in the cast.
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I put the wig on, put a pair of boots and a frock on, and suddenly people around me started laughing. I thought, oh well, I'll give it a go, never dreaming all these years later I'd still be doing it...It's the face. If the face suits the wig, you should be able to get away with it. (in an interview with the BBC about doing pantomime)
In addition to his West End and television career, he has starred as a pantomime dame in York for 34 years, writing and co-directing 32 of those shows.