John Morley SHRAPNEL

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1942-04-27
Education Stockport Sch Cheshire, City of London Sch, St Catharine's Coll Cambridge (MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations mountaineering, walking, skiing, music, reading, family
Clubs N/A
Style John Shrapnel, Esq
Career actor; fndr memb Nat Youth Theatre; Merit Award for narration (Int Wildlife Film Festival) 1997; >ir< in rep Nottingham Playhouse and Birmingham; NT: Banquo in Macbeth, Pentheus in The Bacchae, Endicott in Front Page, Orsino in Twelfth Night 1973-75, Capt Brackett in South Pacific 2001-02; Timon in Timon of Athens (Bristol Old Vic) 1979; RSC: Agamemnon in The Greeks 1980, Jeremy in May Days 1985, Sigmund in The Archbishop's Ceiling 1986, Foustka in Havel's Temptation 1988, Oedipus in Oedipus Rex 1989, Angelo in Measure for Measure 1990, Creon in Thebans 1991-92, Azriel in The Dybbuk 1991-92, Claudius in Hamlet 1992-93; other roles incl: Leonard Brazil in City Sugar (premiere, Bush), Brutus in Julius Caesar (Riverside), Lear in King Lear (Tobacco Factory Bristol) 2012, Duncan in Kenneth Branagh's Macbeth (Manchester Int Festival) 2013; West End credits incl: Andrey in Three Sisters, Tesman in Hedda Gabler, Gibbs in Pinter's The Hot House, Caesar in Julius Caesar (Barbican, Paris and Madrid), King Lear (Liverpool and Young Vic) 2008-09, Phèdre (Nat Theatre, Epidaurus and Washington DC) 2009, Sir Oliver in The School for Scandal (Barbican and Holland Festival) 2011; >ir< The Earl of Suffolk in Elizabeth R, McKendrick in Professional Foul, Erzberger in Gossip from the Forest, Hardinge in Edward and Mrs Simpson, Sakharov in People from the Forest, Glyde in Woman in White, Myshlaevsky in White Guard, Cyril Burt in The Intelligence Man, Creon in Sophocles' Theban Plays, BBC Shakespeare Series (Hector in Troilus and Cressida, Alcibiades in Timon of Athens, Kent in King Lear), Rev Eland in the Burston Rebellion, Steyne in Vanity Fair, Blake in Potter's Black-Eyes, Schulte-Hiller in Selling Hitler, Dr Jacobs in GBH, Dunning in Between The Lines, Archibald Hall in The Ladies' Man, Kavanagh QC, Black Easter, McIntyre in Bodyguards, Rev Glasson in True Tilda, Morse, Marshall Bentley in Invasion Earth, Midsummer Murders, Hornblower, Jonathan Creek, Mary and Jesus, Tenth Kingdom, Monty Sinclair in Gentleman Thief, Nick in The Fairy Godfather, Raymond Brooks in Foyle's War, Billy Palmer in the Last Detective, McCaffrey in The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Prime Minister Shaw in The Palace, Cardinal Bukovac in Apparitions, New Tricks, Merlin, Waking the Dead; extensive commentaries and narrations for Wildlife progs; >ir< extensive radio work incl: Morse in Inspector Morse, Death and the Maiden, Gielgud's celebratory King Lear, Pinter's 70th birthday celebratory Moonlight, Compte de Guiche in Cyrano de Bergerac, Radio 3 Proms readings 2012 and 2013; >ir< Petya in Nicholas and Alexandra, Fr James in Pope Joan, Semper in Wagner, Lionel in Personal Services, Zdhanov in Testimony, Mendalbaum in How to Get Ahead in Advertising, Cinca in Two Deaths, Skinner in 101 Dalmatians, Cain in Solo Shuttle, Jeremy in Notting Hill, Gaius in Gladiator, Cohen in The Body, Vandenberg in Claim, Hannah in Alone, Bratayev in K-19 the Widowmaker, The General in Mathilde, Nestor in Troy, Archbishop in The Hangman's Tale, Michael Kuhn in Alien Autopsy, Bernie in Sparkle, Lord Howard in The Golden Age, Lorenzo in Mirrors, Aleister Crowley in A Chemical Wedding, General Grey in The Duchess, Rev Purslow in The Awakening
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