He acted in Terrence Rattigan's plays, "The Browning Version," and "Harlequinade," at the Royalty Theatre in London, England with Dorothy Tutin, Paul Eddigton, John Duttine, John Skitt, Jean Anderson, Anna Quayle, Simon Shepherd, Stephen Churchett, and Julie Dawn Cole in the cast. Tim Luscombe was director.
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Originally cast in the character role of "Prof. Travers" in Doctor Who
(1963): "The Invasion". However, the part was thought to be too small for an actor of Watling's stature, so the character was renamed "Prof. Watkins" and given to Edward Burnham