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Peter Birrel (1935–2004)

Peter Birrel married actress Stephanie Cole only a few years before he died. They appeared together in a play early in both of their careers and met up by chance some 40 or so years. Peter is widely celebrated for his role as a Draconian in the 1973 Doctor Who story Frontier In Space. See full bio »
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 1998 The Jump (TV Series)
Pa Brunos
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Pa Brunos
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... Pa Brunos
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Pa Brunos
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Pa Brunos
 1997 David (TV Movie)
Shammah
 1996-1997 London's Burning (TV Series)
Costas
- Episode #9.14 (1997) ... Costas
- Episode #9.13 (1997) ... Costas
- Episode #9.3 (1996) ... Costas
 1994 Sharpe's Company (TV Movie)
Don Moreno
 1992 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Gunter Sperber
- Eric of Arabia (1992) ... Gunter Sperber
 1989 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series)
Leon Carmel
- Part 11 (1989) ... Leon Carmel
- Part 10 (1989) ... Leon Carmel
 1989 Around the World in 80 Days (TV Mini-Series)
Brindisi Terminal Clerk
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Brindisi Terminal Clerk
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Brindisi Terminal Clerk
- Episode #1.3 ... Brindisi Terminal Clerk
 1989 Geh Kinde Geh (Short)
Bernard
 1988 Great Performances (TV Series)
Lord de Grey
- Melba (1988) ... Lord de Grey
 1987 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
Jim Lennon
- Backlash (1987) ... Jim Lennon
 1987 One by One (TV Series)
De Witt
- The Monkey in Between (1987) ... De Witt
 1986 If Tomorrow Comes (TV Mini-Series)
Commissioner Willems
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Commissioner Willems
 1984 Arch of Triumph (TV Movie)
Wiesenthal
 1984 Freud (TV Mini-Series)
Adler
- Messiah (1984) ... Adler
 1984 Minder (TV Series)
John Scott
- The Second Time Around (1984) ... John Scott
 1982 Angels (TV Series)
- Episode #8.14 (1982)
- Episode #8.12 (1982)
 1980 Hammer House of Horror (TV Series)
Markham
- The Mark of Satan (1980) ... Markham
 1980 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Mr. Cooke
- Something Blue (1980) ... Mr. Cooke
 1980 Square Mile of Murder (TV Series)
Oscar Slater
- The Trials of Oscar Slater (1980) ... Oscar Slater
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Dora
- Mary's Wife (1980) ... Dora
 1980 Cribb (TV Series)
Gold
- Swing, Swing Together (1980) ... Gold
 1979 The Great Riviera Bank Robbery
Senior Detective
 1979 George & Mildred (TV Series)
Charlie Roper
- A Military Pickle (1979) ... Charlie Roper
 1979 Blue Peter Special Assignment (TV Series)
Rudyard Kipling
- Rudyard Kipling at Bateman's (1979) ... Rudyard Kipling
 1978 Lillie (TV Mini-Series)
Adolphus Rosenberg
- The Sailor Prince (1978) ... Adolphus Rosenberg
 1978 People Like Us (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Isaacs
- Breakout (1978) ... Mr. Isaacs
 1978 Wilde Alliance (TV Series)
Policeman
- Things That Go Bump (1978) ... Policeman
 1977 Target (TV Series)
Eric Gill
- Vandraggers (1977) ... Eric Gill
 1977 Marie Curie (TV Mini-Series)
Paul Langevin
 1976 The XYY Man (TV Series)
Groot
- The Resolution (1976) ... Groot
- The Execution (1976) ... Groot
 1976 Death of an Informer (TV Movie)
Prison officer #1
 1975 Don't Drink the Water (TV Series)
Waiter
- Fred (1975) ... Waiter
 1975 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Fender
- Bargains (1975) ... Fender
 1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Derek Bruton
- My Mother Said I Never Should...: Part 1 (1975) ... Derek Bruton
 1975 Sadie, It's Cold Outside (TV Series)
Man in shop
- Pilot ... Man in shop
 1972-1975 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Joe Farrell / Michael Coburn
- Process (1975) ... Joe Farrell
- One for the House (1972) ... Michael Coburn
 1974 Steptoe and Son (TV Series)
Agent
- Back in Fashion (1974) ... Agent
 1974 Dial M for Murder (TV Series)
Crazio
- Frame (1974) ... Crazio
 1974 Marked Personal (TV Series)
Pilot
- Episode #1.64 (1974) ... Pilot
- Episode #1.63 (1974) ... Pilot
 1974/II The Terrorists
Pursuit Pilot (uncredited)
 1973 New Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Sidney Preece
- Monopoly (1973) ... Sidney Preece
 1973 Warship (TV Series)
Spiro
- The Drop (1973) ... Spiro
 1973 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Hotel manager
- Making Whoopee (1973) ... Hotel manager
 1973 The Upper Crusts (TV Series)
Maitre D'
- One Door Opens (1973) ... Maitre D'
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
M. Helder
- The Secret of the Magnifique (1973) ... M. Helder
 1973 The Adventurer (TV Series)
Assistant Director
- The Solid Gold Hearse (1973) ... Assistant Director
 1972 Holly (TV Series)
Mike Underwood
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... Mike Underwood
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Mike Underwood
 1972 Spyder's Web (TV Series)
Dominic
- An Almost Modern Man (1972) ... Dominic
 1971 Freelance
Jeff
 1971 Alexander the Greatest (TV Series)
Murray (1971)
 1971 Crime of Passion (TV Series)
Marcel
- Camille (1971) ... Marcel
 1971 Budgie (TV Series)
Barry
- Brains (1971) ... Barry
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
George
 1970 If It Moves, File It (TV Series)
Moustache
- Surveillance (1970) ... Moustache
 1969 Detective (TV Series)
Lunlot
- The Poisoners (1969) ... Lunlot
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Digby
- Lord Mountdrago (1969) ... Digby
 1968 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Doctor La Salle
- The Enchanted Shore (1968) ... Doctor La Salle
 1968 Virgin of the Secret Service (TV Series)
Major Zaki
- The Pyramid Plot (1968) ... Major Zaki
 1967-1968 Honey Lane (TV Series)
Jacko Bennet
- The Matchmakers (1968) ... Jacko Bennet
- The Initiation (1967) ... Jacko Bennet
 1967 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
Rossiter
- The Bridge (1967) ... Rossiter
 1967 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Mick Bowyer
- The Party (1967) ... Mick Bowyer
 1967 The Saint (TV Series)
Toni Amato
- Simon and Delilah (1967) ... Toni Amato
 1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
Saville
- Wish You Were Here (1967) ... Saville
 1966 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
The man
- First Catch Your Hare... (1966) ... The man
 1966 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Brother
- Days to Come (1966) ... Brother
 1966 You Can't Win (TV Series)
Tom Jacobs
- The New Look (1966) ... Tom Jacobs
- Goodbye Myrtle Goodbye (1966) ... Tom Jacobs
- Chaos Is Come (1966) ... Tom Jacobs
- In at the Deep End (1966) ... Tom Jacobs
- Who's for America? (1966) ... Tom Jacobs
 1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
James Walsh
- The Grass (1965) ... James Walsh
 1965 Z Cars (TV Series)
Staples
- The Long Spoon (1965) ... Staples
 1965 Redcap (TV Series)
Private White
- A Place of Refuge (1965) ... Private White
 1964 Crane (TV Series)
1st Guard
- The Third Bullet (1964) ... 1st Guard
 1964 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Eddie
- Always Ask for the Best (1964) ... Eddie
 1963 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Sid / Freddie
- Drama '63: The Freewheelers (1963) ... Sid
 1962 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
The young man
- The Morning After (1962) ... The young man
 1962 Studio 4 (TV Series)
Carleton Myatt
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Not to be confused with Peter Birrell, ex-member of the pop group, Freddie & The Dreamers.

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