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Film

 The Viceroy’s House (Radcliffe) Gurinder Chadha 
 Golden Years (Royston) John Miller
 Late Bloomers Julie Gavras
 No Mere Trifle James Hacking
 Natural Selection Brett Foraker
 Chemical Wedding (Haddo) Julian Doyle
 Arn the Warrior (Brother Henri) Peter Flinth 
 Surveillance (St John)
 Ragtale (Conor Cormac O’Brien) Mary McGuckian
 Bob the Builder (Mr Butler) Gary Synyor
 Best Man Stephan Schwartz
 White on White (Dean) Roger Spottiswoode
 Phantom of the Opera (André) Joel Schumacher
 Civilisation of Max Bright David Beaird
 Bright Young Things (Anatolia) Stephen Fry
 Merci Docteur Rey Andy Litvak
No Man’s Land (Col Soft) Danis Tanovic                     
George and the Dragon (Eadgar) Tom Reeves
Thunderpants (Sir John Osgood) Peter Hewitt
 A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)  Jimmy Sakayama 
 Shakespeare In Love (Tilney) John Madden
 Bedrooms & Hallways (Keith) Rose Troche
 The Scarlet Tunic (Captain Fairfax) Stuart St Paul
 James & The Giant Peach (Grasshopper)Henry Selleck
 Le Passager Clandestin Agustin Villaronga
 England, my England (Charles II) Tony Palmer
 Ace Ventura II: (Vincent Cadby)          Steven Oedekerk
 Victory (Ziangiacomo) Mark Peploe
 Jefferson in Paris (Cosway) James Ivory
 Four Weddings and A Funeral (Gareth)Mike Newell
 Soft Top Hard Shoulder (Eddie Cheese) Stefan Schwartz
Postcards from the Edge (Simon Markham) Mike Nichols
Mr & Mrs Bridge (Dr Alexis Sauer) James Ivory
 Maurice (Mr Ducie) James Ivory
 Manifesto (Inspector Otto Hunt) Dusan Makavejev
 The Good Father (Varda) Mike Newell
 A Room with a View (Rev Beebe) James Ivory
Amadeus (Schikaneder) Milos Forman

Directing

The Magic Flute Holland Park Opera
Jus’ Like That Tour
Jus’ Like That Tour
Carmen Jones National Tour and Japan
The Destiny of Me Haymarket Leicester
Shades Albery
My Fair Lady National Tour
Die Fledermaus Scottish Opera
Shirley Valentine Booth Theatre New York
Loving Reno Bush
Single Spies National Theatre/Queens   
The Stephen Oliver Trilogy Covent Garden Festival
The Pajama Game Birmingham Rep/Toronto
The Infernal Machine (also trans)  Lyric Hammersmith
The Consul Holland Park Opera
The Ballad of the Sad Café (FILM) Merchant Ivory
Stevie Wants to Play the Blues LATC Los Angeles
Shirley Valentine Vaudeville
Passport Offstage
Nicolson Fights Croydon Offstage
Les Enfants Du Paradis RSC
Le Roi Malgré Lui Grange Park
La Calisto Glimmerglass Opera
Jus’ Like That Tour/Garrick Theatre
Jacques and His Master (also trans)  LATC Los Angeles
Il Turco in Italia Broomhill Opera 
Il Trittico Broomhill Opera 
HRH Playhouse 
Facades Lyric Hammersmith
Don’t Look Away (FILM) NF Association
Die Fledermaus Scottish Opera
Cosí Fan Tutte Lucerne Opera House
Carmen Jones Old Vic, London
Amadeus Theatre Clywd, Wales
A Christmas Carol Houston Grand Opera

Theatre

Tuesday at Tesco’s 59E59th St/New York 
The Man Jesus  9-week Tour
 Juvenalia  Riverside/Assembly Hall/St James
 Being Shakespeare Harold Pinter Theatre
 The Man Jesus Lyric Theatre Belfast
 Inside Wagner’s Head  Linbury Studios ROH
 Chin-Chin National Tour
 The Mystery of Charles Dickens Playhouse Theatre
 Being Shakespeare Trafalgar Studios/BAM/Chicago 
 A Christmas Carol Arts Theatre
 Twelfth Night National Theatre
 Tuesday at Tesco’s Assembly Hall Edinburgh
 Dr Marigold and Mr Chops  National Tour
 Being Shakespeare        Trafalgar Studios 
  A Christmas Carol        Arts Theatre London
 The Man from Stratford  Tour/Edinburgh/Riverside
 Waiting for Godot Tour/Theatre Royal Haymarket 
 Dr Marigold Riverside Studios
 There Reigns Love  Stratford Ontario
 Peter Pan Richmond Theatre 
 Equus National Tour
 A Festival Dickens  Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
 Present Laughter National Tour
Merry Wives: The Musical RSC
 The Woman in White Palace
 Aladdin Richmond
 The Holy Terror Tour/Duke of York’s
 Through the Leaves  Southwark Playhouse/Duchess    
 The Mystery of Charles Dickens    Global Tour
Chimes At Midnight Chichester   
The Importance of Being Oscar  Savoy 
The Alchemist Birmingham Rep/RNT
The Destiny of Me Haymarket Leicester
Single Spies RNT/Queens
Faust Lyric Hammersmith
Kiss of the Spiderwoman Bush
On the Spot Albery
Melancholy Jacques Traverse & Bush
The Relapse Lyric Hammersmith
Total Eclipse  Lyric Hammersmith
Restoration Royal Court
Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar  Duke of Yorks
Sisterly Feelings  National
As You Like It  National
Amadeus  National
Titus Andronicus  Bristol Old Vic
Mary Barnes  Royal Court
Arturo Ui  Half Moon
Company Member Joint Stock Theatre 
The Soul of the White Ant  Soho Poly/Bush
Plumbers Progress  Prince of Wales
Passing By  Gay Sweatshop
Schippel  Traverse

TV

The Rebel Retort    
Outlander Starz
Space Age Sky
Plebs BBC
Outlander Starz
Poirot  ITV
Uptown Downton BBC
Jinsey ITV
Counter Culture Blues ITV
Roman Mysteries BBC
Midsomer Murders ITV
Rome HBO
Body in the Library LWT 
Angels in America HBO
Galileo’s Daughter Green Umbrella
Hans Christian Andersen Hallmark
Trial & Retribution La Plante Productions
The Mystery of Charles Dickens Online Classics
Trial & Retribution La Plante Productions
Woman In White BBC
A Christmas Dickens Independent Image
Little Napoleon BBC
Femme Fatale BBC
Bye Bye Columbus Greenpoint
Trials of Oz BBC
Revolutionary Witness BBC
Old Flames BBC
Cariani & the Courtesan BBC
David Copperfield BBC
Handel Channel 4
Deadhead BBC
Chance in a Million Thames
The Man of Destiny  BBC
La Ronde BBC

Biography


WRITING CREDITS

1984 Being An Actor Methuen
1985 Being An Actor Penguin (pbk)
1986 The Infernal Machine (Cocteau)
trans
1986 Jacques & His Master (Kundera) Faber
trans
1987 A Difficult Actor: Charles Laughton Methuen
1988 A Difficult Actor: Charles Laughton Grove Press
Being An Actor Grove Press (pbk)
1990 Shooting The Actor Nick Hern Books
1991 Acting in Restoration Comedy Applause Books
1995 The Road to Xanadu Jonathan Cape
1995 Being An Actor St Martins Press (pbk)
1995 A Difficult Actor: Charles Laughton Vintage UK
1996 The Road to Xanadu Viking US
1996 The Road to Xanadu Vintage UK (pbk)
1996 Snowdon – On Stage Introduction Pavilion Books
1996 A Difficult Actor: Charles Laughton Fromm (pbk)
1997 The Road to Xanadu Penguin US (pbk)
1997 The National RNT/NHB
1999 Love Is Where It Falls NHB
1999       Love is Where it Falls       Fromm (US)
2000 Shakespeare on Love Frances Lincoln
2000 Oscar Wilde and His Circle NPG
2001       The Night of the Hunter BFI
2002     Henry IV Part One Faber
2003 Henry IV Part Two Faber
2003 Being An Actor New Edition Picador
2003 Shooting the Actor New Edition Picador
2003 Dickens’ Christmas Frances Lincoln
2006 Hello Americans Jonathan Cape
2007 Hello Americans Viking
2010 My Life in Pieces Nick Hern
2012 Charles Dickens & the great theatre Harper Collins
2015 One Man Band Jonathan Cape
2016 One Man Band Viking

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