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  • His theatre credits include: Flavius in "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare , directed by Michael Benthall (Old Vic Theatre, London, 1955); Charles Merrythought in "The Knight of the Burning Pestle" by Francis Beaumont (Aldwych Theatre, London, 1981)
  • (1978) He acted in Tom Stoppard and Andre Previn's play, "Every Good Boy Deserves Favour," at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with John Carlisle and Ian McDiarmid in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.
  • Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who DVD "The Armageddon Factor".
  • (May 1959) He acted with the Bristol Old Vic School at the Theatre Royal in Bristol, England with Peter Wyngarde, Donald Pickering, Ingrid Hafner, Peter Wilson, Robin Phillips, Patrick Stewart, Norman Tyrrell, David Perry, David King, Daniel Moynihan, Susan Engel, and Peter Jeffrey in the cast. John Hale was director. Patrick Robertson and Rosemary Vercoe were the designers.
  • (1961) He acted in John Ford's play, "Tis Pity She's a Whore," at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Edward De Souza, Zena Walker, Jerry Verno, Patience Collier, Stephen Thorne, and David William in the cast. David Thompson was director.
  • (1964) He acted in Kenneth Cavander's translation of Euripedes' play, "The Bacchae," at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Barrie Ingham, Joss Ackland, John Wyse, Stephen Moore, Jerry Verno, and Josephine Wilson in the cast. Bernard Miles was director. The crew included Alexander Goehr (music), David Myerscough Jones (art direction), and Ariane Gastambide (costumes).
  • (1987) He acted in William Shakespeare's plays, "Henry IV Part I," "Henry IV Part II," and "Henry V," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England in an English Shakespeare Company production with Michael Pennington, Martin Clunes, Gareth Thomas, John Price, June Watson, Jenny Quayle, Colin Farrell, and Michael Cronin in the cast. Michael Bogdanov was director.
  • (October 1995) He acted in Thomas Otway's play, "Venice Preserved," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with David Bark-Jones, Ray Fearon, Alice Krige, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Richard Mayes, Frank Moorey, and John Quayle in the cast. Ian McDiarmid was director.
  • (1961) He played Long John Silver in the stage production of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel "Treasure Island" at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Sean Scully, Richard Mayes, Patrick O'Connell, Edward Rees, Norman Scace, Captain Flint, Daniel Thorndike, and Spike Milligan in the cast.
  • (1961) He acted in Saul Levitt's play, "The Andersonville Trial," at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with William Sylvester, Maurice Denham, William Squire, Edward De Souza, and Stephen Thorne in the cast.
  • (1962 - 1963) He acted in Fred Hoyle's play, "Rockets in URSA Major," at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Sean Scully, Nicholas Selby, Peter Cellier, Mike Gambon, John Pickles, Philip Morant, Denise Coffey, and Ronald Herdman in the cast. Peter Duguid was director.
  • (August 1955 - September 1955) He acted in William Shakspeare's play, "Julius Caesar," in the Old Vic Company production at the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland with John Neville (Marc Anthony), Paul Rogers (Brutus) Charles Gray, Clifford Williams, Gerald Cross (Caesar), Rosemary Harris, Richard Wordsworth (Cassius), John Wood (Decius Brutus), Wendy Hiller (Portia), Margaret Courtenay and Annette Crosbie in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
  • (August 1956 - September 1956) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet," in the Old Vic Company production at the Opera House Theatre in Manchester, England with Paul Rogers, John Neville, Claire Bloom, Charles Gray, Jeremy Brett, Peter Bowles, Margaret Courtenay, and Wynne Clark in the cast. Robert Helpmann was director.
  • (1976) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet," in the Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ian McKellen, Francesca Annis, Roger Rees, and Michael Pennington in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.
  • (1976) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," in the Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ian McKellen, Roger Rees, Marilyn Taylerson, and Michael Williams in the cast. John Barton and Trevor Nunn were directors.
  • (1977) He acted in Ben Jonson's play, "The Alchemist," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Other Place Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ian McKellen, Susan Dury, and Roger Rees in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.
  • (1977) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Comedy of Errors," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Judi Dench, Roger Rees, Mike Gwilym, MIchael Williams, Nickolas Grace, Pippa Guard, Richard Griffiths, and Griffith Jones in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.
  • (1977) He acted in William Shakespeare' play, "Romeo and Juliet," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen, Francesca Annis, Roger Rees, Greg Hicks, Michael Pennington, and David Waller in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.
  • (1977) He acted in William Shakespeare' play, "The Comedy of Errors," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench, Roger Rees, and Michael Williams in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.
  • (1977) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Company Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Roger Rees, Greg Hicks, Bob Peck, and Ian McDiarmid in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.
  • (1977) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen, Francesca Annis, Roger Rees, Greg Hicks, Michael Pennington, and David Waller in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.
  • (1977) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Much Ado About Nothing," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Donald Sinden, Judi Dench, Ian McDiarmid, and Bob Peck in the cast. John Barton was director.
  • (1978) He acted in Ben Jonson's play, "The Alchemist," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen and Roger Rees in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.
  • (1979) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Twelfth Night," in the Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Cherie Lunghi and John McEnery in the cast. Terry Hands was director.
  • (1979) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Julius Caesar," in the Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ben Kingsley and David Threlfall in the cast. Barry Kyle was director.
  • (November 1980) He played Ralph Nickelby and the opera singer in David Edgar's stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' "Nicholas Nickelby" in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Roger Rees, Emily Richard, Edward Petherbridge, Fulton MacKay, Lila Kaye, David Threfall, Bob Peck, and Christopher Benjamin in the cast. Trevor Nunn and John Caird were directors.
  • (June 1980) He played Ralph Nickelby and the opera singer in David Edgar's stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' "Nicholas Nickelby" in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Roger Rees, Susan Littler, Edward Petherbridge, Ben Kingsley, Lila Kaye, David Threfall, Bob Peck, and Graham Crowden in the cast. Trevor Nunn and John Caird were directors.
  • (1980) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Jane Downs, Susan Tracy, Ben Kingsley, Bob Peck, and Timothy Spall in the cast. Trevor Nunn and John Caird were directors.
  • (1979) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ben Kingsley, John McEnery, and David Threlfall in the cast. Trevor Nunn and John Caird were directors.
  • (1981) He acted in Francis Beaumont's play, "The Knight of the Burning Pestle," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Timothy Spall, Tim Kightley, Margaret Courtney, Karl Johnson, Heather Canning, Nick Brimble, Stephen Rashbrook, Malcolm Storry, and Toddy Kempner in the cast. Michael Bogdanov was director.
  • (June 1981) He played Ralph Nickleby and the opera singer in David Edgar's state adaptation of Charles Dickens' "Nicholas Nickelby" in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Roger Rees, Emily Richard, Edward Petherbridge, Alun Armstrong, Lila Kaye, David Threfall, Bob Peck, and Christopher Benjamin in the cast. Trevor Nunn and John Caird were directors.
  • (1994) He acted in Brendan Behan's play, "The Hostage," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Damien Lyne and Alison McKenna in the cast. Michael Bogdanov was director.
  • (1997) He acted in Richard Nelson's play, "The General from America," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Pit Theatre in London, England with Stephen Boxer, James Laurenson, Rachel Joyce, Colin Redgrave, Adam Godley, and David Tennant in the cast. Howard Davies was director.
  • (2000) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Timon of Athens," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production and at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Michael Pennington, Richard McCabe, Rupert Penry-Jones, Peter Kelly, and Sam Dastor in the cast. Gregory Doran was director.
  • (2000) He acted in Friedrich Schiller and Robert David MacDonald's play, "Don Carlos," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Pit Theatre in London, England with Rupert Penry-Jones, Josette Simon, Ray Fearon, Claire Price, and John Rogan in the cast. Gale Edwards was director.
  • (2006) He acted in Howard Brenton and David Hare's play, "Pravda," in a Chichester Festival Theatre production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Roger Allam, Zoe Waites, Oliver Dimsdale, Bruce Alexander, Pip Donaghy, Lynn Fairleigh, David Hayler, Bernard Lloyd, and Alistair Petrie in the cast. Jonathan Church was director.
  • (1971) He played King Claudius in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" in a Prospect Theatre Company production at the Cambridge Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen, Faith Brook, Susan Fleetwood, Julian Curry, Tim Pigott-Smith, James Cairncross, Duncan Preston, and Terence Wilton in the cast. Robert Chetwyn was director.
  • (1974) He acted in the play, "Ruling the Roost," in an Actors Company production at the Wimbledon Theatre in Wimbledon, London, England with Ian McKellen (played Page Boy), Sheila Reid, Caroline Blakiston, and Paola Dionisotti in the cast. Richard Cottrell was directors.
  • (1974) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," in an Actors Company production at the Wimbledon Theatre in Wimbledon, London, England with Ian McKellen (played Edgar), Robert Eddison, Edward Petherbridge, Ronald Badd, and Matthew Long in the cast. David William was director.
  • (October 1973) He acted in William Congreve's play, "The Way of the World," and Ronald Hingley's translation of Anton Chekhov's play, "The Wood Demon," in an Actors Company production at the Opera House in Manchester, England with Ian McKellen, Caroline Blakiston, Robert Eddison, Marian Diamond, Robin Ellis, Paola Dionisotti, Tenniel Evans, Sharon Duce, Matthew Long, Margery Mason, Sheila Reid, Juan Moreno, John Tordoff, and Edward Petherbridge in the cast. David William and David Giles were directors.
  • (2003) He acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "An Enemy of the People," at the National Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen, Penny Downie, Alan Cox, and Stephen Moore in the cast.
  • (1970) He acted in William Fairchild's play, "Poor Horace," at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with John Barron, Richard Heffer, Colin Farrell, Ian Pigot, and Roger Hammond in the cast.
  • (1989) He acted in Joshua Sobol and David Lan's play, "Ghetto," in a British National Theatre production at the Olivier Theatre in London, England with Alex Jennings, Maria Friedman, Paul Jesson, Angela Pleasance, Mark Lockyer, Jo Stone-Fewings, and Oliver Beamish in the cast. Nicholas Hytner was director.
  • (May 1989 - December 1989) He acted in the British National Theatre Repertoire Season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Olivier Theatre in London, England in Henrik Ibsen's plays, "Hedda Gabler," and "Whale;" David Lan and Joshua Sobol's play, "Ghetto;" William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet;" Moliere's play, "The Misanthrope;" David Storey's play, "The March on Russia;" Sean O'Casey's play, "Juno and the Paycock;" David Hare's play, "The Secret Rapture;" Harley Granville Barker's play, "The Voysey Inheritance;" Felix Lupe De Ovega's play, "Fuente Ovejuna;" Teatro Del Sur's production of the play "Tango Varsoviano;" Frank Galati's stage adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel, "The Grapes of Wrath," in a Steppenwolf Theatre Company production from Chicago, Illinois; Dion Boucicault's play, "The Shaughraun;" David Mamet's play, "Speed-The-Plow;" the play, "The Long Wat Round;" Pedro Calderon De La Barca's play, "Schism in England;" Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya," in a Moscow Art Theatre production from the Soviet Union; play, "Suicide for Love," in a Ninagawa Company production from Japan; Patricia Gordon's play, "The Magic Carpet;" Luigi Pirandello's play, "Man Beast and Virtue;" Georges Farquhar's play, "The Beaux Strategem;" Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Good Person of Sichuan;" Oliver Wilde's play, "Salome;" August Wilson's play, "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom;" and Martin Sherman's play, "Bent;" with Sheila Ballantine, David Bamber, Steven Berkoff, Brenda Blethyn, Richard Bonneville, Michael Bryant, Suzanne Burden, David Burke, Anna Calder-Marshall, Jason Carter, Michael Cashman, John Castle, Constance Chapman, Maria Charles, Ian Charleson, Graham Crowden, Jonathan Cullen, Daniel Day Lewis, Judi Dench, Susan Engel, Trevor Eve, Oliver Ford-Davies, Maria Friedman, Aidan Gillen, Stella Gonet, Frank Grimes, Jane Gurnett, George Harris, Tony Haygarth, Janet Henfrey, Guy Henry, David Horovitch, Geoffrey Hutchings, Harold Innocent, Alex Jennings, Paul Jesson, Rachel Joyce, James Laurenson, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Mark Lockyer, Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina, Jeremy Northam, Richard O'Callaghan, Bill Owen, Bill Paterson, Clarke Peters, Edward Petherbridge, Angela Pleasance, Pete Postlethwaite, Hugh Quarshie, Stephen Rashbrook, Crispin Redman, Terence Rigby, Linus Roache, Norman Rodway, Clive Rowe, Patsy Rowlands, Katharine Schlesinger, Fiona Shaw, Malcolm Sinclair, Maggie Steed, Juliet Stevenson, Jo Stone-Fewings, Tilda Swinton, Sian Thomas, Susan Tracy, Bridget Turner, June Watson, Janet Whiteside, Toyah Wilcox, and Emil Wolk in the cast.
  • (1982) He acted in Clifford Odets's play, "Rocket to the Moon," at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England with David Burke, Annabel Leventon, Harold Innocent, and Peter Kelly in the cast.
  • (1987) He acted in Richard Nelson's play, "Between East and West," at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England with Sheila Allen in the cast. David Jones was director.
  • (1956) Stage Play: Romeo and Juliet. Tragedy (revival/production played in repertory with King Richard II, Macbeth, Troilus and Cressida). Written by William Shakespeare. Incidental music by Brian Easdale. Scenic Design by Loudon Sainthill. Directed by Robert Helpmann. Winter Garden Theatre: 24 Oct 1956- 12 Jan 1957 (29 performances). Cast: Ronald Allen (as "Benvolio, nephew to Montague and friend to Romeo"), Claire Bloom (as "Juliet, daughter to Capulet"), Peter Bowles (as "Abraham, servant to Montague"), Jeremy Brett (as "Paris, a young nobleman, kinsman to the prince"), Graeme Campbell (as "Ensemble"), Wynne Clark (as "Nurse to Juliet"), Juliet Cooke (as "Ensemble"), Margaret Courtenay (as "Lady Capulet, wife to Capulet"), Charles Gray (as "Escalus, prince of Verona"), John Greenwood (as "Page to Paris"), Jack Gwillim (as "Friar Laurence, a Franciscan"), Ernest Hare (as "Capulet"), Edward Harvey (as "Apothecary"), Denis Holmes (as "Montague"), Sally Home (as "Ensemble"), Donald Homer (as "Ensemble"), Marion Hood (as "Ensemble/Singer"), Fraser Kerr (as "Ensemble"), Tom Kneebone (as "Ensemble"), Aubrey Morris (as "Sampson, servant to Capulet"), Daniel Moynihan (as "Friar John, a Franciscan"), Peter Needham (as "Ensemble"), John Neville (as "Romeo, son of Montague"), Derek New (as "Ensemble"), Timothy Parkes Musician/Ensemble"), Alan Penn (as "Ensemble"), Bryan Pringle (as "Gregory, servant to Capulet"), Paul Rogers (as "Mercutio, kinsman to the prince and friend to Romeo"), Job Stewart (as "Peter, servant to Juliet's nurse"), Keith Taylor (as "Ensemble"), James Villiers (as "Ensemble"), Charles West (as "Ensemble/Singer"), Jennifer Wilson (s "Lady Montague, wife to Montague"), John Woodvine (as "Balthasar, servant to Romeo"), Richard Wordsworth (as "Tybalt, nephew to Lady Capulet"). Produced by Old Vic Trust, Ltd. and Arts Council of Great Britain. Produced under the management of S. Hurok.
  • (1996) She acted in David Williamson's play, "Dead White Males," at the Nuffield Theatre in Southampton, Hampshire, England with Claire Price, Tom Chadbon, Jeremy Clyde, and Richenda Carey in the cast.
  • (1998) He acted in Brian Friel's play, "Give Me Your Answer, Do!," at the Hampstead Theatre in London, England with Geraldine James, Niall Buggy, Aneirin Hughes, Margaret Tyzack, Gawn Grainger, and Sorcha Cusack in the cast. Robin Lefevre was director.
  • (1994) He acted in Sophie Treadwell's play, "Machinal," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England with Fiona Shaw and Lynn Farleigh in the cast. Stephen Daldry was director.
  • (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, Timothy West, and John Wood in the company.
  • (January 1998-March 1998; May 1998-July 1998; November 1998-February 1999) He acted in a Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England in "Light;" Edward Ravenscroft's play, "The London Cuckolds;" "Not About Nightingales;" J.M. Barrie's play, "Peter Pan;" Tom Stoppard's play, "The Invention of Love;" "The Day I Stood Still;" Henrik Ibsen's play, "An Enemy of the People;" Patrick Marber's play, "Closer;" "Mutabilitie;" "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie;" Michael Frayn's play, "Copenhagen;" Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Oklahoma!;" "Brassed Off;" "Our Lady of Sligo;" William Shakespeare's play, "Othello;" "The Forest;" "The Riot;" Harold Pinter's play, "Betrayal;" "Guiding Star;" "Cleo Camping Emmanuelle and Dick; "Haroun and Other Stories;" with Jenny Agutter, Simon Russell Beale, Maureen Beattie, Stephen Bent, Michael Bryant, David Burke, Anthony Calf, John Carlisle, William Chubb, Alan Cox, Kenneth Cranham, Abigail Crittenden, Catherine Cusack, Sinead Cusack, Sam Dastor, Sally Dexter, Penny Downie, Neil Dudgeon, Daniel Evans, Adam Godley, Gawn Grainger, David Harewood, Douglas Hodge, Alan Howard, Geoffrey Hutchings, Hugh Jackman, Sara Kestelman, Adam Kotz, Julie Legrand, Anton Lesser, Patrick Malahide, Matthew Marsh, Alec McCowen, Ian McKellen, Oliver Milburn, Ben Miles, Iain MItchell, Stephen Moore, Richard O'Callaghan, Anthony O'Donnell, Aisling O'Sullivan, Trevor Peacock, Robert Portal, Nicholas Le Prevost, Caroline Quentin, Corin Redgrave, Paul Rhys, Adrian Ross-Magenty, Clive Rowe, Adrian Scarborough, Fiona Shaw, Claire Skinner, Samantha Spiro, Mark Strong, Imogen Stubbs, Nigel Terry, Frances Tomelty, Frances De La Tour, David Troughton, Liza Walker, June Watson, Benjamin Whitrow, and John Wood in the company.

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