Portrayed Horatio in Hamlet for the BBC Radio Shakespeare series. The production aired at 7:30 p.m. on September 12, 1999. This production of Hamlet was produced by Sir Richard Eyre
. The production was adapted and directed by Jenny Bardwell. The audio tape/cd is available at Amazon.co.uk
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Did You Know?
The first job I ever did was Equus on stage, as the boy, and I was 17, and we opened the show with me naked in the spotlight being examined by doctors. That was my entrance to the stage, so anything after that was easy. Also, for some reason, nudity was never shameful, it was never brought up in my household when I was a kid, there was no 'dirty, dirty sex'. It's not like we all ran around naked ...
At his Somerset home, Purefoy personally constructed a tree house for his young son.