Edit
Timothy West Poster

Other Works

  • Starred as "King Lear" in William Shakespeare's play "King Lear", at The Old Vic theatre, London during March and April, 2003.
  • Presenter of TV documentary series "Waterworld" which describes past and present life on Britain's canal boats.
  • (March 2006) : Plays "Hilary" in "The Old Country", a play by Alan Bennett (Trafalgar Studios, London, England, UK).
  • The voice of the Bishop of Digne in Focus on the Family Radio Theatre's production of Les Misérables.
  • On 6 November 2007, he played the part of William Henry Barlow, the Victorian civil engineer who designed St Pancras railway station in London, at the royal opening ceremony attended by the Queen for the re-developed station which is to be used by the Eurostar Channel Tunnel service.
  • (January 2008) Performing in Harold Pinter's "The Lover and the Collection" opposite Richard Coyle, Gina McKee and Charlie Cox at London's Ambassadors Theatre.
  • Title role in "Dr Johnson's Dictionary of Crime", BBC Radio 4, 19 April 2008
  • (1984) He acted in Russell Gascoigne's play, "Big for Brazil", at the Old Vic Theatre in England with Prunella Scales CBE and Rodney Bewes.
  • (1984) He portrayed "Stalin" in David Pownall's play, "Master Class", at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with David Bamber playing "Shostakovich", Pete Kelly as "Prokofiev". Directed by Justin Greene.
  • (1986) He acted in J.B. Priestley's play, "When We Are Married", at the Whitehall Theatre in London, England with Patricia Routledge CBE, Prunella Scales CBE, Elizabeth Spriggs, Patricia Hayes OBE, Bill Fraser, James Grout, Brian Murphy, Patsy Rowlands in the cast. Directed by Ronald Eyre.
  • (1988) He acted in Michael Frayn's translation of Anton Chekhov's play, "The Sneeze", at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Rowan Atkinson, 'Cheryl Campbell in the cast. Directed by Ronald Eyre.
  • (1991) He acted in Hugh Whitemore's play, "It's Ralph", at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Jack Shepherd and Connie Booth in the cast. Directed by Clifford Williams.
  • (1977) He acted in the Prospect Production of Christopher Logue's play, "War Music", at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Rupert Frazer, John Turner, Michael Howarth, Philip York, William Louther, Terence Wilton, Andrew Seear, Barbara Jefford, Kenneth Gilbert and David Shaughnessy. Toby Robertson was the director.
  • (1971) He acted in Charles Marowitz' adaptation of Oscar Wilde's play, "The Critic as Artist", at the Open Space Theatre in London, England with Peter Davies in the cast. Charles Marowitz was also the director.
  • (1970) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard II", at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen, David Calder, Robert Eddison, Charmian Eyre, Diane Fletcher, Lucy Fleming, Stephen Greif, Paul Hardwick, Nigel Havers, Michael Howarth, James Laurenson, Trevor Martin, Richard Morant, Jeremy Nicholas and Terence Wilton in the cast.
  • (1970) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Edward II", at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen, David Calder, Robert Eddison, Charmian Eyre, Diane Fletcher, Lucy Fleming, Stephen Greif, Paul Hardwick, Nigel Havers, Michael Howarth, James Laurenson, Trevor Martin, Richard Morant, Jeremy Nicholas and Terence Wilton in the cast.
  • (1972) He acted in the Prospect Theatre Company Tour production of William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear", with John Shrapnel, Trevor Martin, Michael Graham Cox, Caroline Blakiston, Diane Fletcher, Henry Moxon, Fiona Walker, Ronnie Stevens, James Snell, John Bailey, Sheila Ballantine, Timothy Dalton, Jill Dixon, Mark Jones, Vivienne Martin, Prunella Scales and David Rintoul in the cast. Toby Robertson was the director.
  • (1972) He acted in the Prospect Theatre Company Tour production of William Shakespeare's play, "Love's Labours Lost", with John Shrapnel, Trevor Martin, Michael Graham Cox, Caroline Blakiston, Diane Fletcher, Henry Moxon, Fiona Walker, Ronnie Stevens, James Snell, John Bailey, Sheila Ballantine, Timothy Dalton, Jill Dixon, Mark Jones, Vivienne Martin, Prunella Scales and David Rintoul in the cast. Toby Robertson was the director.
  • (June 1972) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear", at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England in a Prospect Theatre Company production with Timothy Dalton, Trevor Martin, Michael Graham Cox, Vivienne Martin, Prunella Scales, Henry Moxon, Jill Dixon, Sheila Ballantine, Ronnie Stevens, James Snell, John Bailey and Mark Jones in the cast. Toby Robertson was the director.
  • (June 1972) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Love's Labours Lost", at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England in a Prospect Theatre Company production with Timothy Dalton, Trevor Martin, Michael Graham Cox, Vivienne Martin, Prunella Scales, Henry Moxon, Jill Dixon, Sheila Ballantine, Ronnie Stevens, James Snell, John Bailey and Mark Jones in the cast. Toby Robertson was the director.
  • (September 24, 1980) He acted in the Old Vic Company production of William Shakespeare's play, "The Merchant of Venice," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Maureen O'Brien, Michael Cochrane, Christopher Fulford, and Bernard Archard in the cast.
  • (December 16, 1980) He directed Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's play, "Trelawney of the Wells," at the Old Vic Theatre in an Old Vic Company production with Robert Lindsay, Bill Fraser, Belinda Sinclair, Lynne Miller, June Ritchie, Neil McCaul, Ken Wynne, and David Shaughnessy in the cast. This Royal Gala performance was attended by Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
  • (June 7, 1962) He acted in David Rudkin's play, "Afore Night Come", at the Arts Theatre Club in London, England in a Royal Shakespeare Company production with David Warner and Freddie Jones in the cast. Clifford Williams was the director.
  • (October 1, 1964) He acted in Christopher Marlowe's play, "The Jew of Malta," in a Royal Shakespear Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Clive Revill, Ian Richardson for Derek Godfrey, Robert Lloyd, Michael Bryant, Michele Dotrice, June Jago, Michael Williams, Paul Dawkins, Doris Hare, Glenda Jackson, Ian Hogg, and Richard Williams in the cast. Clifford Williams was director.
  • (August 20, 1964) He acted in Peter Weiss's play, "The Persecution and Assassination of Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis De Sade," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Ian Richardson, Michael Williams, Glenda Jackson, Clive Revill, Patrick Magee, Clifford Rose, Freddie Jones, Elizabeth Spriggs, and Robert Lloyd in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
  • (1965) He acted in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of William Shakespeare's play, "Timon of Athens", at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Paul Scofield, Tony Church, James Laurenson, Tim Wylton, David Waller, Jeffery Dench, Brewster Mason, Paul Rogers, Charles Kay, Michael Williams, Elizabeth Spriggs, Janet Suzman, Helen Weir, Michael Pennington, Frances de la Tour and Estelle Kohler in the cast. John Schlesinger was the director.
  • (1965) He acted in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of William Shakespeare's play, "The Comedy of Errors," at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ian Richardson, Charles Kay, Michael Williams, Robert Lloyd, Susan Engel, Tina Packer, Elizabeth Spriggs, and Georgina Hale in the cast. Clifford Williams was director.
  • (1965) He acted in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of William Shakespeare's play, "The Merchant of Venice," at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Janet Suzman, Eric Porter, and David Waller in the cast. Clifford Williams was director.
  • (1965) He acted in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of William Shakespeare's play, "Love's Labours Lost," at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Janet Suzman, Charles Thomas, Michael Pennington, Charles Kay, James Laurenson, William Squire, Brewster Mason, David Waller, and Patsy Byrne in the cast. John Barton was director.
  • (March 1965) He acted in Peter Weiss's play, "The Persecution and Assassination of Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of Marquis De Sade,"in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Ian Richardson, Michael Williams, Glenda Jackson, Clive Revill, Patrick Magee, Clifford Rose, Freddie Jones, Elizabeth Spriggs, and Robert Lloyd in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
  • (December 22, 1965 - January 1966) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with David Warner, Brewster Mason, Elizabeth Spriggs, Janet Suzman, David Waller, Charles Thomas, Paul Hardwick, Charles Kay, Estelle Kohler, and Frances De La Tour in the cast. Peter Hall was director.
  • (1975) He acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Hedda Gabler", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production tour at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with Glenda Jackson, Patrick Stewart and Peter Eyre in the cast. Trevor Nunn was the director.
  • (1975) He acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Hedda Gabler", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production tour at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Glenda Jackson, Patrick Stewart, Peter Eyre and Pam St. Clement in the cast. Trevor Nunn was the director.
  • (1974) He acted in Ivan Turgenev's play, "A Month in the Country", in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Dorothy Tutin, Derek Jacobi and Gemma Craven in the cast. Toby Robertson was the director.
  • (1963) He acted in Robert Bolt's play, "Gentle Jack", at the Queen's Theatre in London, England with Edith Evans, Kenneth Williams and Michael Bryant in the cast.
  • (December 1975) He acted in Ivan Turgenev and Signora Nicolaeff's play, "A Month in the Country", and Richard Cottrell's stage adaptation of E.M. Forster's novel, "A Room with a View", in a Prospect Theatre Company production at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Derek Jacobi, Dorothy Tutin, Jane Lapotaire, John Turner and Lynn Farleigh in the cast. Toby Robertson and he were the directors.
  • (September 1, 1974) He acted in the play, "The Grand Tour", in a Benefit Performance for Stephanie Mead at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Derek Jacobi, Isla Blair, Julian Glover and Dorothy Tutin in the cast.
  • (1977) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet", in a Prospect Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Derek Jacobi, Barbara Jefford, Suzanne Bertish, John Nettleton and Terence Wilton in the cast. Toby Robertson was the director.
  • (1970) He acted in Christopher Marlowe's play, "Edward II", and William Shakespeare's play, "Richard II", in a Prospect Theatre Company production at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen, Robert Eddison, Diane Fletcher, Paul Hardwick, James Laurenson, Trevor Martin and Peggy Thorpe-Bates in the cast. Richard Cottrell and Toby Robertson were the directors.
  • (1969) He acted in Christopher Marlowe's play, "Edward II", and William Shakespeare's play, "Richard II", in a Prospect Theatre Company production at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen, James Laurenson, Trevor Martin, Paul Hardwick, Robert Eddison, Diane Fletcher, David Calder, Lucy Fleming, Richard Morant, Terence Wilton, Peggy Thorpe-Bates and Charmian Eyre in the cast. Richard Cottrell and Toby Robertson were the directors.
  • (1977) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Antony and Cleopatra", in a Prospect Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Dorothy Tutin, Alec McCowen, Derek Jacobi, Rupert Frazer, Robert Eddison and Suzanne Bertish in the cast.
  • (1960) He acted in Gerald Frow's musical, "Mr. Burke M.P.", at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Ron Pember, Philip Grout, Daniel Thorndike, John Turner, Peter Clegg and The Vipers in the cast. Sally Miles was the director.
  • (1970) He acted in James Joyce's play, "Exiles", at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with John Wood, Vivien Merchant, David Parfitt and Lynn Farleigh in the cast. Harold Pinter was the director.
  • (1970) He acted in Ronald Millar's play, "Abelard and Heloise", at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Diana Rigg, Keith Michell, Elspeth March, David Robb, Terence Wilton and Rosalind Atkinson in the cast. Robin Phillips was the director.
  • (1980) He acted in Caryl Brahms and Ned Sherrin's play, "Beecham", at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Terry Wale in the cast.
  • (1984) He acted in George Gascoigne's play, "Big in Brazil", at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Prunella Scales and Rodney Bewes in the cast.
  • (1984) He played "Stalin" in David Pownall's play, "Master Class", at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with David Bamber (played "Shostakovich") and Peter Kelly (played "Prokofiev") in the cast. Justin Greene was the director.
  • (1984) He played "Stalin" in David Pownall's play, "Master Class", at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with David Bamber (played "Shostakovich") and Peter Kelly (played "Prokofiev") in the cast. Justin Greene was the director.
  • (1986) He acted in J.B. Priestley's play, "When We Are Married", at the Whitehall Theatre in Whitehall, London, England with Patricia Routledge, Prunella Scales, Elizabeth Spriggs, Patricia Hayes, James Grout, Brian Murphy and Patsy Rowlands in the cast. Ronald Eyre was the director.
  • (1988) He acted in Michael Frayn's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's play, "The Sneeze", at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Rowan Atkinson and Cheryl Campbell in the cast. Ronald Eyre was the director.
  • (1991) He acted in Hugh Whitemore's play, "It's Ralph," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Jack Shepherd, and Connie Booth in the cast. Clifford Williams was director.
  • (1996) He acted in Reginald Rose's play, "12 Angry Men," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Tony Haygarth, Maurice Kaufmann, Tim Healy, Kevin Whateley, Alan MacNaughtan, Peter Vaughan, and Robert East in the cast. Harold Pinter was director.
  • (1999) He acted in Harold Pinter's play, "The Birthday Party," at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Prunella Scales, Steven Pacey, and Nigel Terry in the cast.
  • (January 1991-July 1991; September 1991-January 1992) He acted in the Royal National Theatre season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre all in London, England in Tony Harrison's play, "The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus;" Kenneth Grahame and Alan Bennett's play, "The Wind in the Willows;" David Hare's play, "Racing Demon," "Murmuring Judges;" Franz Kafka's play, "The Trial;" Friedrich Durrenmatt's play, "The Visit," (Theatre De Complicite production); Christopher Hampton's play, "White Chameleon;" Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Invisible Play;" Dario Fo's play, "Accidental Death of An Anarchist;" David Edgar's play, "The Shape of the Table;" "Fever;" Eugene O'Neill's play, "Long Day's Journey Into Night;" Moliere's play, "The Miser;" William Shakespeare's play, "Richard III;" Mikhail Bulgakov's play, "White Snow;" John Webster's play, "The White Devil;" Eduardo De Filippo's play, "Napoli Milionaria;" Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui;" "Grand Kabuki" (Shochiku Company production); "At Our Table;" Mustapha Matura's play, "The Coup;" Alan Bennett's play, "The Madness of King George III;" Edward Bond's play, "The Sea;" "The Little Clay Cart;" and Ferderico Garcia Lorca's play, "Blood Wedding;" with Mark Addy, Keith Allen, Tony Armatrading, Robin Bailey, David Bamber, Gillian Barge, Desmond Barrit, Norman Beaton, Stephen Bent, Steven Berkoff, Paul Bhattacharjee, Steven Boxer, Elizabeth Bradley, Richard Briers, Jasper Britton, Eleanor Bron, Michael Bryant, Suzanne Burden, Richenda Carey, Tom Chadbon, Emma Chambers, Ben Chapman, Ron Cook, Trevor Cooper, Lorcan Cranitch, Alan Cumming, Myriam Cyr, Judi Dench, Stephen Dillane, Linda Dobell, Kate Duchene, Robert Eddison, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Tenniel Evans, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Oliver Ford Davies, Rupert Frazer, Brian Glover, Stella Gonet, Cathryn Harrison, Nigel Hawthorne, Clare Higgins, Kathryn Hunter, Harold Innocent, Saeed Jaffrey, Oscar James, Peter Jeffrey, Stratford Johns, Karl Johnson, Darlene Johnson, Charles Kay, Jeffery Kissoon, Adam Kotz, Peter Laird, Barbara Leigh Hunt, Mark Lewis, Mark Lockyer, John Matshikiza, Simon McBurney, Helen McCrory, Sean McGinley, Ian McKellen, Bill Moody, Paul Moriaty, John Nettleton, Joseph O'Conor, Richard Pasco, Robert Patterson, Patrick Pearson, Bruce Purchase, Denis Quilley, Griff Rhys Jones, Terence Rigby, Sally Rogers, David Ross, Barrie Rutter, Nadim Sawalha, Prunella Scales, Adrian Scarborough, Cyril Shaps, Wallace Shawn, Jack Shephard, Antony Sher, Josette Simon, Malcolm Sinclair, Claire Skinner, Dinah Stabb, Ken Stott, Mark Strong, Tamasaburo, Julian Wadham, Benjamin Whitrow, Peter Wight, Tom Wilkinson, and Andrew Woodall in the company.
  • (August 1997 - October 1997) He acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Laurence Olivier in London, England in Henrik Ibsen's play, "An Enemy of the People;" Arnold Wesker's play, "Chips with Everything;" Tom Stoppard's play, "The Invention of Love;" Pierre De Marivaux's play, "Les Fausses Confidences," in a Comedie Francaise production; Samuel Beckett's play, "Oh Les Beaux Jours;" Frank Loesser's musical, "Guys and Dolls;" William Shakespeare's plays, "King Lear" and "Othello;" David Hare's play, "Amy's View;"and Patrick Marber's play, "Closer; with Simon Russell Beale, Maureen Beattie, Samantha Bond, Judi Dench, Jeffery Dench, Penny Downie, Julian Glover, David Harewood, James Hazeldine, Ciaran Hinds, Ian Holm, Collin Johnson, Finbar Lynch, Eddie Marsan, Ian McKellan, Iain Mitchell, Clive Owen, Trevor Peacock, Rupert Penry-Jones, Clarke Peters, Ronald Pickup, Joyce Redman, Amanda Redman, Paul Rhys, Joanna Riding, Clifford Rose, Clive Rowe, Catherine Samie, Claire Skinner, Imelda Staunton, John Wood, and John Woodvine in the company.
  • (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, Alex Jennings, 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 and John Wood in the company.
  • (2001) He acted in Rodney Clark's play, "The External," at the Richmond Theatre in London, England with Prunella Scales and Jake Broder in the cast. Ezra Hjalmarsson was director.
  • (2006) He acted in Alan Bennett's play, "The Old Country," at the Trafalgar Studios Theatre in London, England with Jean Marsh, Susan Tracy, and Simon Williams in the cast. Stephen Unwin was director.

See also

Biography | Publicity Listings | Official Sites | Contact Info

Contribute to This Page