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William Thomas Clucas (14 April 1925 – 8 July 2016), better known as William Lucas, was a British film, theatre, radio, and television actor. Lucas is probably best known for his role in The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–74) as Dr. James Gordon, and in the BBC series Sherlock Holmes as Inspector Lestrade in the episode "A Study in Scarlet" (1968). He has also appeared in The Bill, Doctor Who, Last of the Summer Wine, and long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street

William Thomas Clucas (14 April 1925 – 8 July 2016), better known as William Lucas, was a British film, theatre, radio, and television actor. Lucas is probably best known for his role in The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–74) as Dr. James Gordon, and in the BBC series Sherlock Holmes as Inspector Lestrade in the episode "A Study in Scarlet" (1968). He has also appeared in The Bill, Doctor Who, Last of the Summer Wine, and long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street

Photo by Frank Siteman – Orson Welles at the Orson Welles Cinema in Cambridge, MA, USA 1978.

Orson Welles at the Orson Welles Cinema in Cambridge, MA (in the Boston area for the American premiere of his movie, "F for Fake" and a show at Symphony Hall)

ON the front wall of  117 Middle Street, an 18th-century smuggler’s cottage close to the seafront at Deal in Kent, is  a blue plaque commemorating a household name. “Charles Hawtrey 1914-1988 – Film, Theatre, Radio and Television Actor Lived Here,” it reads – giving the impression that one of the town’s most famous past residents is a source of local pride. He wasn't, he was loathed by everyone.

Charles Hawtrey: The Carry On clown who hated everyone

Kenneth Branagh.

Kenneth Branagh - director and writer of films, and talented actor (directed Thor and Iron Man

Happy Valley Series 2 (2016) Such a fantastic second series. As always the performances & writing was top notch...I would watch another series.

Meet the cast of Happy Valley series two

Sarah Lancashire and James Norton are joined by Katherine Kelly, Shirley Anderson, Kevin Doyle, Julie Hesmondhalgh and Matthew Lewis for a chilling second series

After a reporter dies in a car accident, an actress friend suspects that he was murdered in Postmark for Danger (1956).

After a reporter dies in a car accident, an actress friend suspects that he was murdered in Postmark for Danger

Percy Verwayne (1895-1968) was the original Sportin' Life in the 1927 Broadway DuBose and Dorothy Heyward play, "Porgy," the precursor to the iconic 1935 George Gershwin opera "Porgy and Bess."

Percy Verwayne was the original Sportin’ Life in the 1927 Broadway DuBose and Dorothy Heyward play, “Porgy,” the precursor to the iconic 1935 George Gershwin opera “Porgy and Bess. Verwayne was born in British Guiana (now Guyana) and.

Arthur English - Actor. Following service in the British army, in 1949 he auditioned at the famous Windmill Theatre in London and he was put under contract for several seasons as a principal comic. His catchphrases became legendary; "They're laughin' at me Mum," and his famous exit line "Play the music - open the cage!" He also starred on radio alongside comics such as Reg Dixon and appeared in numerous summer shows, pantomimes and clubs throughout the UK.

Arthur English - English television, film and stage actor and comedian from the music hall tradition.

Ok, well, this isn't TV but it is the best flippin' radio station in the world!  Fact.

My radio programme will be suitable for radio stations such as BBC Radio 4 because it's a talk show and doesn't include any music to break up the speech.

The death, aged 91, of Dora Bryan on this day 23rd July, 2014. Veteran British actress whose long career encompassed theatre, film, radio and television, she won a Bafta for her performance in the classic 1962 film A Taste of Honey. Dora at Buckingham Palace with her 1996 OBE

Last of the Summer Wine and Ab Fab actress Dora Bryan dies age 91

Tributes have been paid to Dora Bryan, of Lancashire, who died yesterday, aged The actress was famous for roles in Last of The Summer Wine and Absolutely Fabulous and won a BAFTA award, an Laurence Olivier Award and was given on OBE in

▶ An acting masterclass from Sir Michael Caine (BBC Radio 4) - YouTube

An acting masterclass from Sir Michael Caine (BBC Radio Students are always looking for tips. He gives such practical ideas for making the most of the close-up.

Joe Sims, Actor: Bloodborne. Joe is a Bristolian born actor who trained both in the UK and the US. In 2012 he won an Offie (People's favourite male performance) for his role as alleged Texan killer Lee Fenton in As We Forgive Them at the Arcola Theatre in London. As well as TV, Theatre and film, Joe has also over 50 radio credits to his name including a run on British radio drama The Archers.

Joe Sims, Actor: Bloodborne. Joe is a Bristolian born actor who trained both in the UK and the US. In 2012 he won an Offie (People's favourite male performance) for his role as alleged Texan killer Lee Fenton in As We Forgive Them at the Arcola Theatre in London. As well as TV, Theatre and film, Joe has also over 50 radio credits to his name including a run on British radio drama The Archers.

toby stephens - my number one choice for the next man in lady mary crawley's life. doesn't hurt that he's maggie smith's real life son! i know he's said that he'll never act with his mum...but hey, if the check has enough zero$...

Toby Stephens has an impressive CV of film, theatre and radio work - he took time out to read "Heart of Darkness" for us

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