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 GAME Home Secretary - Eps 1&6, with Brian Cox
GANGSTA GRANNY Chief Inspector - Arrives with his SWAT team!
LUCAN Ludovic Kennedy - Interviews Aspinall
EASTENDERS Norman Pike - Michael Moon's solicitor
DRACULA General Arthur Ogilvy - Gets garrotted
THE POLITICIAN'S HUSBAND Freddy Seaborn - Politician
TWENTY TWELVE *Richard Parker - Under-secretary of State
DOCTORS *Professor Starkey - Philosophy don gets into a punch-up
THE ROYAL BODYGUARD *Sir Edward Hastings - David Jason's boss at the Ministry
LEAD BALLOON Jacob Langley - Quiz master, with Jack Dee
KINGDOM 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 - Loads of off the wall sketches.
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 - Lynda Bellingham's love interest.
WHITE HOUSE FARM MURDERS - David Archer incarnate.
SHARPE Captain Murray - Ep. 1 - riding, fighting + dying!
MADE IN HEAVEN (4 eps.) *Steve - 'Hugely Charismatic' partner of a wedding agency.
SQUARE DEAL (14 eps.) *Nigel - the nastiest Estate Agent in Peckham.
THREE UP TWO DOWN - Barman acting.
THE FOUR MINUTE MILE - fluent Finnish!
MELBA (Australian series) - Aussie passport and a good horseman.
TIGERS OF KUMAON - Young buffer of the Raj.
BOON - Bastard property developer.
GRIFFINS - Irish sports manager/stud. Pilot for TVS.
BY THE SWORD DIVIDED  (20 eps.) *Tom Lacey - Cavalier hero!
TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED - with Denholm Elliot and Joss Ackland.
SMUGGLER - Captain of a troop of horsemen. With Oliver Tobias.


CHAT SHOWS & QUIZZES

POINTLESS CELEBRITIES
CELEBRITY MASTERMIND
CELEBRITY EGGHEADS
BBC BREAKFAST
PM (R4)
THROUGH THE KEYHOLE
GRUMPY OLD MEN
UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE
A GOOD READ (R4)
RADIO 4 APPEALS
TODAY (R4)
BROADCASTING HOUSE (R4)
GOING GOING GONE (R4)
PEBBLE MILL AT ONE
AFTER FIVE
GMTV
CALL MY BLUFF
WOGAN


FILMS:

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