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  • Audiocassette narrator, "A Town Like Alice", by Nevil Shute. (1981)
  • Stage: Appeared in "A Man for All Seasons" on Broadway, 1961.
  • Published by Listen for Pleasure, Ontario Canada.
  • A veteran of the British Theatre for over 40 years, His stage roles include:
  • Stage: Played Cromwell in "A Man For All Seasons", England.
  • Stage: Played Hobson in "Hobson's Choice", England.
  • Stage: Played Lear in "King Lear", England.
  • The voice of M. Gillenormand in Focus on the Family Radio Theatre's production of Les Misérables.
  • (1984) He acted in Jean Anouilh and Michael Frayn's play, "Number One," at the Queen's Theatre in London, England with Joe Melia in the cast.
  • (1955) He acted in Jean Anouilh's play, "The Lark," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Dorothy Tutin, Richard Johnson, Laurence Naismith, Donald Pleasance, Peter Cellier, and George Murcell in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
  • (1955) He acted in Ugo Betti's play, "The Queen and the Rebels," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Irene Worth, Patrick Magee, Gwendoline Watford, John Nettleton, Jack Good, and Patricia Kneale in the cast. Frank Hauser was director.
  • (1958) He acted in Tennessee Williams' play, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Kim Stanley and Paul Massie in the cast. Peter Hall was director.
  • (1959) He directed Richard Beynon's play, "The Shifting Heart," at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England in an Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust with Clelia Matania, Mimo Billi, Adrienne Corri, Kenneth J. Warren, Madge Ryan, and Anthony Valentine in the cast.
  • (1950 - 1951) He acted in Ben Jonson's play, "Bartholomew Fair," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Paul Rogers, Richard Pasco, Dorothy Tutin, Douglas Wilmer, Alec Clunes, Robert Eddison, Ursula Jeans, Dorothy Green, Mark Dignam, Roger Livesey, Sheila Ballantine, Rupert Davies, William Devlin, James Grout, and George Speaight in the cast. George Devine was director. Jani Strasser was musical director.
  • (November 14, 1950) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Twelfth Night," at the re-opening of the newly rebuilt Old Vic Theatre (after the May bombing during World War II) in London, England with Peggy Ashcroft, Roger Livesey, Ursula Jeans, Dorothy Tutin, Richard Pasco, Robert Eddison, Paul Rogers, and William Devlin in the cast. Hugh Hunt was director.
  • (1950 - 1951) He acted in the Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Peggy Ashcroft, Roger Livesey, Ursula Jeans, Dorothy Tutin, Richard Pasco, Robert Eddison, Paul Rogers, William Devlin, and Alec Clunes in the cast. Hugh Hunt was director.
  • (March 1950) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Love's Labour's Lost," at the Old Vic at the New Theatre in London, England with Michael Redgrave, Michael Aldridge, Nigel Stock, George Benson, Paul Rogers, Brian Smith, Walter Hudd, Angela Baddeley, Jane Wenham, Yvonne Mitchell, Diana Churchill, Mark Dignam, and Miles Malleson in the cast. Hugh Hunt was director.
  • (October 1950) He acted in Oliver Goldsmith's play, "She Stoops to Conquer," at the Old Vic at the New Theatre in London, England with Miles Malleson, Michael Redgrave, Angela Baddeley, Nigel Stock, Diana Churchill, Yvonne Mitchell, and Walter Hudd in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
  • (May 1950) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Opera House Theatre in Manchester, England with Michael Redgrave, Paul Rogers, Mark Dignam, Wanda Rotha, Yvonne Mitchell, Wilfrid Walter, Peter Copley, Walter Hudd, and Michael Aldridge in the cast. Hugh Hunt was director.
  • (February 1950) He acted in Moliere's play, "The Miser," at the Old Vic at the New Theatre in London, England with Paul Rogers, Miles Malleson, Michael Aldridge, Diana Churchill, and Angela Baddeley in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director.
  • (1949 - 1950) He acted in the Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Paul Rogers, Michael Redgrave, Diana Churchill, Yvonne Mitchell, Angela Baddeley, Miles Malleson, Dorothy Green, Baliol Holloway, Nigel Stock, Michael Aldridge, Wanda Rotha, Peter Copley, and Walter Hudd in the cast. Hugh Hunt was director.
  • (1951 - 1952) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Timon of Athens," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Andre Morell and Richard Pasco in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director.
  • (1951 - 1952) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Stephen Murray and Coral Browne in the cast. Hugh Hunt was director.
  • (1951 - 1952) He acted in Colman Garrick's play, "The Clandestine Marriage," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Donald Wolfit and Rosalind Iden in the cast. Hilton Edwards was director.
  • (October 1951) He acted in the Old Vic Theatre production of Christopher Marlowe's play, "Tamburlaine the Great," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Donald Wolfit, Kenneth Griffith, David Waller, Reginald Tate, John Blatchley, Jill Balcon, Richard Pasco, George Murcell, Lee Montague, Ernest Hare, Alun Owen, John Abineri, Margaret Rawlings, Wolfe Morris, and Yvonne Bonnamy in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director. Leslie Hurry was designer. John Gardner was musical director.
  • (1951 - 1952) He acted in the Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Irene Worth, Paul Rogers, Kenneth Griffith, Jill Balcon, Douglas Campbell, Coral Browne, Donald Wolfit, Alan Badel, Stephen Murray, Andre Morrell, Richard Pasco, John Neville, and Robert Shaw in the cast. Hugh Hunt was director.
  • (January 30, 1963) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Othello," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Errol John and Adrienne Corri in the cast. Caspar Wrede was director.
  • (October 28, 1962) He acted in Ben Jonson's play, "The Alchemist," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Leo McKern, Lee Montague, Priscilla Morgan, and Charles Gray in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director.
  • (September 26, 1962) He acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "Peer Gynt," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England. Michael Elliott was director.
  • (1962 - 1963) He acted in the final Old Vic Theatre Season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Priscilla Morgan, Lee Montague, Sheila Allen, Esmond Knight, Rosalind Knight, Errol John, James Maxwell, Dilys Hamlett, David William, George Howe, Russell Hunter, Charles Gray, and Adrienne Corri in the company. Michael Elliott was director.
  • (1954) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Troilus and Cressida," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Laurence Harvey, Muriel Pavlow, Anthony Quayle, William Devlin, Barbara Jefford, Keith Michell, Ian Bannen, Ian Holm, Tony Britton, Beverley Cross, and James Villiers in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw was director. Antony Hopkins was musical director.
  • (1954) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Taming of the Shrew," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Keith Michell, Barbara Jefford, and Ian Bannen in the cast. George Devine was director.
  • (1995) He acted in Harold Brighouse's play, "Hobson's Choice," in a 1995 Chichester Festival Production at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Nichola McAuliffe, Graham Turner, Hugh Lloyd, Bob Grant, Graham Pountney, David Kincaid, and Margaretta Scott in the cast. Frank Hauser was director.
  • (1996) He acted in JB Priestley's play, "When We Are Married," in a 1996 Chichester Festival Production at the Savoy Theatre in London, England with Dawn French, Alison Steadman, Annette Badland, Paul Copley, Shirley Anne Field, and Roger Lloyd Pack in the cast. Jude Kelly was director.
  • (1974) He acted in Ferenc Molnar's play, "The Wolf," at the New London Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench and Edward Woodward in the cast.
  • (1974) He acted in Ferenc Molnar's play, "The Wolf," at the Queen's Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench and Edward Woodward in the cast.
  • (December 1963) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Coriolanus," at the Nottingham Playhouse in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England with John Neville, Ian McKellen (played Tullus Aufidius), James Cairncross, Christopher Hancock, Michael Crawford (played 2nd Citizen, 2nd Servingman), Roger Clissold, Dorothy Reynolds, and Richard Digby-Day in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director.
  • (1960) He played the Common Man in Robert Bolt's "A Man for All Seasons" at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Paul Scofield, Richard Leech, Alexander Gauge, Willoughby Goddard, Andrew Keir, and John Carson in the cast. Noel Willman was director. Motley was designer.
  • (1955) He acted in Jean Anouilh and Christopher Fry's play, "The Lark," at the Opera House in Manchester, England with Dorothy Tutin, Richard Johnson, Donald Pleasance, and George Murcell in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
  • (1955) He acted in Jean Anouilh and Christopher Fry's play, "The Lark," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Dorothy Tutin, Richard Johnson, and Donald Pleasance in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
  • (1984) He acted in Jean Anouilh and Michael Frayn's play, "Number One," at the Queen's Theatre (West End) in London, England with Joe Melia in the cast.
  • (1989) He acted in William Pottle Jr. and Frederick Wimsatt's play, "Boswell For the Defence," at the Playhouse Theatre in London, England. Frank Hauser was director.

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