Portrayed Horatio in Hamlet for the BBC Radio Shakespeare series. The production aired at 7:30 p.m. on September 12, 1999. This production of Hamlet was produced by Sir Richard Eyre
. The production was adapted and directed by Jenny Bardwell. The audio tape/cd is available at Amazon.co.uk
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The first job I ever did was Equus on stage, as the boy, and I was 17, and we opened the show with me naked in the spotlight being examined by doctors. That was my entrance to the stage, so anything after that was easy. Also, for some reason, nudity was never shameful, it was never brought up in my household when I was a kid, there was no 'dirty, dirty sex'. It's not like we all ran around naked ...
The name, Purefoy, is originally Norman French and literally means "good faith" or "my word or bond is in good faith." Some Purefoys went to England during the Norman Conquest and others emigrated to England as French Huguenot expatriates in the fifteenth century.