Curriculum Vitae


THEATRE:
Myself in LOVE YOUR CHOCOLATES my one man show - touring.
Frank in EDUCATING RITA at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury.
Pirate King in THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.
Hubert in NIGHT MUST FALL at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket
Bryce  in ARCADIA at Theatre Royal, Haymarket, director Trevor Nunn.
Helmer in A DOLL'S HOUSE at the National Theatre, Oslo
Tesman in HEDDA GABLER at the King's Head Islington with Elizabeth Quinn.
Archer in THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM at Nuffield Theatre Southampton
Frank Chesney in CHARLEY'S AUNT at Watford Palace Theatre
Tone in RELUCTANT HEROES at Bromley, dir. John Alderton.
Henry in Michael Wall's IMAGINARY WARS IN ENGLAND at the DOC.
Brendan in Mark Power's BOYS FROM HIBERNIA at Coventry.
Also there, Chekov's THE BEAR and HENRY IV both parts.(Douglas, Hastings, Warwick)
Improvisation at the Donmar Warehouse in THEATRE SPORTS, and plenty of revue in Bristol and at the Edinburgh Festival. Before that, a whole load of work in fringe theatres in Norwich, Bristol and London.


TELEVISION:
(Most recent first. * denotes leading role)

THE LAST POST Brigadier Alan Slater - President of the court martial
QUACKS Dr King - Lots of hair, whiskers, and god-fearing eccentricity.
DOCTOR WHO The Monks - voice of. Thankfully didn't have to endure the latex
RILLINGTON PLACE ( 2 eps) Dr Odess Creepy doctor advising Tim Roth's creepier Christie, and bullying Mrs C, Samantha Morton
REG Frederick Forsyth - On the stump, giving it plenty, with Tim Roth. Written by Jimmy McGovern
WAR AND PEACE Shadowy Freemason - Fun days in Vilnius!
THE GAME (2 eps.) Home Secretary - The spy they were seeking all along. With Brian Cox
GANGSTA GRANNY Chief Inspector - Arrives with his SWAT team!
LUCAN Ludovic Kennedy - Interviews Aspinall
EASTENDERS (2 eps.) Norman Pike - Michael Moon's solicitor
DRACULA General Arthur Ogilvy - Gets garrotted
THE POLITICIAN'S HUSBAND Freddy Seaborn - Politician. Wheeler dealer
TWENTY TWELVE *Richard Parker - Under-secretary of State. Baffled by TV screens of madness
DOCTORS (4 eps.) *Professor Starkey - Philosophy don gets into a punch-up
THE ROYAL BODYGUARD (6 eps.) *Sir Edward Hastings - David Jason's boss at the Ministry.
LEAD BALLOON Jacob Langley - Quiz master, with Jack Dee
KINGDOM (2 eps.) Judge Harrison - Two episodes of inbred judging
THE THICK OF IT *Cliff Lawton - "I'm Back!" (Summer special)
DOCTORS (8 eps) Ferdy Clark - Heart surgeon love interest
COMEDY PLAYHOUSE Steven Ainsworth - Alan Davies' next door neighbour
HEARTBEAT Simon Farr - Toff horse trainer who might have done it
LIVING THE QUAKE Abe Ruef - American politician during San Francisco Earthquake
SILENT WITNESS *Guy Hammond - Dodgy pharmaceuticals importer
THE THICK OF IT *Cliff Lawton - Sacked minister replaced by Chris Langham in Ep. 1
ABSOLUTE POWER Jeremy Paxman - fronting Newsnight
FRANCES TUESDAY Dr. Gillighan - Plastic surgeon, cuts up Tamsin Outhwaite
MURDER IN SUBURBIA Nick Chichester - grieving Husband
SHADOW PLAY *Uncle Augustus - eccentric Victorian inventor.
D-DAY *General Speidel - in German with sub-titles.
BORN AND BRED *Hans Gothard - comes to Lancashire to find family of man he killed in war.
ARMANDO IANNUCCI SHOWS - The priest whose congregation fall in love with him. The Mayor of the knife attack reunion. The boss at the Christmas party of him plus the only employee. Inmate in the Home for Middle Aged Men.
THE NEW ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD *Count Frederick - American panto rubbish!
PRINCE AMONG MEN  (12 eps.) *Mark Fitzherbert - Chris Barrie's toff lawyer.
CASUALTY Mac Macdonald - husband of health freak.
THE BILL Andy Gray - Company Director. Guest lead.
GRANGE HILL (14 eps.) *Greg Mitchell - Dad. Londoner. Wife dies of Aids.
KAVANAGH QC. - Solicitor acting
STRIKE FORCE *Wng Cmdr John Raikes - "Awesome in the air".
FAITH IN THE FUTURE Ian - Lynda Bellingham's love interest.
THE WHITE HOUSE FARM MURDERS David Boutflour - David Archer incarnate. Witness to the jeremy Bamber case.
SHARPE *Captain Murray - Ep. 1 - riding, fighting + dying. With Sean Bean.
MADE IN HEAVEN (4 eps.) *Steve - 'Hugely Charismatic' partner of a wedding agency. Series lead role.
SQUARE DEAL (14 eps.) *Nigel Barrington - the nastiest Estate Agent in Peckham. Series lead role.
THREE UP TWO DOWN Steve - Barman acting. With Michael Elphick
THE FOUR MINUTE MILE Race Announcer - fluent Finnish!
MELBA (Australian series) James Armstrong- Aussie passport and a good horseman. Brother of Hugo Weaving
TIGERS OF KUMAON *Baines - Young buffer of the Raj.
BOON *Jonathan Keen - Bastard property developer.
GRIFFINS *Garth Stanford - Irish sports manager/stud. Pilot for TVS.
BY THE SWORD DIVIDED  (20 eps.) *Tom Lacey - Cavalier hero. Classic period drama about the English Civil War. First starring role.
TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED Meech - Chauffeur and lover. With Denholm Elliot and Joss Ackland.
SMUGGLER - Captain of a troop of horsemen. With Oliver Tobias.


CHAT SHOWS, GAME SHOWS and INTERVIEWS

CELEBRITY MASTERMIND
- got the trophy. All correct and no passes, on Winnie the Pooh.
POINTLESS CELEBRITIES - beat fastest and tallest in Britain!
CELEBRITY EGGHEADS - beat Judith Keppel in a head to head. Avenging 400 years of history.
UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE
BBC BREAKFAST
PM (R4)
TODAY (R4)
BROADCASTING HOUSE (R4)
STEVE WRIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON
THE WRIGHT STUFF
THROUGH THE KEYHOLE
GRUMPY OLD MEN
A GOOD READ (R4)
RADIO 4 APPEALS
GOING GOING GONE (R4)
PEBBLE MILL AT ONE
AFTER FIVE
GMTV
CALL MY BLUFF
WOGAN


FILMS:
(Most recent first. * denotes leading role)
ALTERED *Roger - Bad tempered Yorkshireman, husband of Chizzie Akudolu - dir. Michael O'Kelly
THE DEAD DOG *The Duke - In flamboyant defence of my wildly eccentric pub! - dir. Helen Bolter
FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Witness - I start the movie! dir. David Yates
UK18 *Bilson - Establishment enforcer - dir. Andrew Tiernan
US AND THEM *Conrad - Rich banker whose home gets invaded by Jack Roth and gang - dir. Joe Martin
REDISTRIBUTORS *Rupert - Businessman with a conscience - dir. Adrian Tanner
THE CLUB *Frank - Gang boss - with a twist! dir. Ian Gray
LOCKED UP *Dad - hopeless bank robber locked in car with his two sons - dir. Bugsy Riverbank Steel
TYRES R US *Michael - Tyre shop owner and entertainer - dir. Tito Sacchi
FAST GIRLS The Newsreader - dir. Regan Hall
THE TURN *Stanley Kovack - has-been northern stand-up comedian - dir. Christian Krohn
THE PRIDE OF WADE ELLISON *Wade Ellison - Gunfighter turned pig farmer . One last showdown. - dir Seán Branigan
DON *Donald Dyker - plastic toy importer from Dorset. - dir. Wyndham Richardson
VANITY FAIR German casino owner. dir. Mira Nair
A LONELY WAR The Duke of Marlborough. dir. Richard Loncraine
SIMON - AN ENGLISH LEGIONNAIRE Sergeant Dumas of the French Foreign Legion. dir. Michael Duberry
ENIGMA German U-boat Commander. dir. Michael Apted
TWELFTH NIGHT First Officer dir. Trevor Nunn
YEAR OF THE COMET Richard Harwood wr. William Goldman, dir. Peter Yates
WINTER FLIGHT Polish worker with Jeremy Irons - dir. J. Skolimovski
PIRATES OF PENZANCE Pirate. dir. Wilford Leach
NORTH SEA HIJACK Harris, Roger Moore's right hand man. dir. Andrew V. McLaglen


TV COMMERCIALS:

Ribena, Opal Fruits, Logger Bar, Guinness, Wall's Feast, Audi, Hemeling Lager, Nintendo, Australian Tourist Board, Carlsberg, Ford, Knorr, Royal Mail, Herte Frankfurters, Austrian Airlines.

Go to TV Commercials page for details and video clips.

VOICEOVERS:

Go to Voiceover Page for details and sound files.
The voice of "Mind The Gap" on the Piccadilly Line!

RADIO:

Go to Radio Page for details and sound files.
Winner Carleton Hobbs Radio Competition. Radio repertory company 1978 Since then, recorded over 70 radio plays, at least a third of them leading roles. Since 1982 David Archer in THE ARCHERS.
For more Archers info, do visit Archers Addicts

MUSIC:

Go to my Music Page for details and mp3s.
EASY MONEY, BBC Play For Today. Theme tune and incidental music.
Jingles for Language tapes.
Comedy songs now featuring in one-man show "Love Your Chocolates" - see Theatre page