(2/3/64) Stage: Appard in Stephen Sondheim
's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," in a Gala Performance (Gala Midnight Matinee in Aid of Oxfam) at the Strand Theatre in London, England, with Frankie Howerd
, 'Kenneth Connor (I)', Robertson Hare, "Monsewer" Eddie Gray, Isla Blair and Leon Greene in the cast.
3 Print Biographies |
8 Interviews |
3 Articles |
10 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' 2½" (1.9 m)
Did You Know?
[on being cast as The Doctor] When my agent approached the BBC and that long silence on the phone was over we were told that I was on their short list and had been ever since they wanted a replacement for Patrick Troughton
He was a friend of the osteopath Stephen Ward, a key figure in the John Profumo
political scandal in the UK in the early 1960s. Although Ward's reputation was destroyed by the scandal and he committed suicide, Pertwee defended his friend's reputation until his dying day. Ward was the subject of the film Scandal
(1989) and a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Gravelly authoritative voice
The Tall Light Bulb