He acted in Georg Beuchner's play, "Danton's Death," at the Lyric Opera House in Hammersmith, London, England in a 59 Theatre Company production with Patrick McGoohan, Patrick Wymark, James Maxwell, John Turner, Fulton MacKay, Harold Lang, Lee Fox, Maxwell Shaw, Dilys Hamlett, Avril Elgar, and June Bailey in the cast. Casper ...
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Peter Sallis OBE | Pete Sallis
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[on John Gielgud
] John Gielgud was a personal favourite because he was such a stickler for the truth. When he saw me outside the Strand Theatre with Honor Blackman
when we were in Wait Until Dark he said hello and asked me what I was doing and I said 'I'm in this'. He said 'Ah, ah, I hear the girl is very good'. I could have been playing the butler for all he knew.
He was cast as Captain Striker in the Doctor Who
(1963) episode "Enlightenment", but industrial action at the BBC caused delays that forced him to relinquish the role, which was subsequently taken by Keith Barron