Paul MacKriell COPLEY

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1944-11-25
Education Penistone GS, Northern Counties Coll of Educn (Assoc Drama Bd Teachers' Cert)
Books & Publications Writing incl: Hitch (1976), Pillion (1977), Viaduct (1979), Tapster (1981), Fire Eaters (1984), Calling (1986), On Mayday (1987), Shakespeare in Africa (1990), Sally's Tree (1992), Tipperary Smith (1993), King St Junior (1998), Words Alive! (1998), Odysseus and the Cyclops and Pardoner's Tale for Heinemann Educ Literacy Worlds - Plays (1999), Loki the Mischief Maker (2000), Jennifer Jenks (2000), The Royal Court Theatre Inside Out (contrib, 2007), Close-Up Magic - 40 Years at the Bush Theatre (contrib, 2011)
Recreations swimming, motorcycling, travel, photography
Clubs N/A
Style Paul Copley, Esq
Career actor and writer; Theatre incl: For King and Country 1976 (Olivier Award for Actor of the Year in a New Play, plays and Players Award for Most Promising Actor), Sisters 1978, Whose Life is it Anyway? 1979, Rita Sue And Bob Too 1982, Other Worlds 1983, Fool in King Lear 1987 (with Anthony Quayle as Lear), Twelfth Night (tour of Iraq, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Sudan and Zimbabwe) 1987-88, Prin 1989, The Awakening 1990, I Thought I Heard a Rustling 1991, The Mortal Ash 1994, The Servant (Martini TMA Regional Theatre Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role) 1995, With Every Beat 1995, When we are Married 1996, Celaine 1999, The Mysteries (RNT) 2000, The Contractor 2001, Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads (RNT) 2002, Got To Be Happy (Bush Theatre) 2003, Billy Liar (tour) 2004, Breathing Corpses (Royal Court) 2005, Ghosts (Gate Theatre London) 2007, In Extremis, The Frontline and King Lear (Shakespeare's Globe) 2007-08, Lulu (Gate Theatre London) 2010, If So, Then Yes (Jermyn Street) 2010, The Last Cuckoo (LBT Huddersfield and Wilde Theatre Bracknell) 2010, Winterlong (Royal Exchange Studio and Soho Theatre) 2011, Lear in King Lear (RSC YPS tour to theatres in UK and US) 2012, Home (Arcola) 2013; Television incl: Days of Hope 1974, Chester Mystery Plays 1976, Treasure Island 1977, Travellers 1978, Cries from Watchtower 1979, Death of a Princess 1980, A Room for the Winter 1981, The Gathering Seed 1983, The Bird Fancier 1984, Dangerous Journey 1985, Oedipus at Colonus 1986, Gruey 1987, Young Charlie Chaplin 1988, Testimony of a Child 1989, Landmarks - Christopher Columbus 1990, Collision Course 1991, Stay Lucky 1991, Heartbeat 1992, Rides II 1992, Harry 1993, Cracker (series 1, 2, 3) 1993-95, A Pinch of Snuff 1993, Roughnecks 1994, Peak Practice (series 3) 1994, Sloggers 1995, This Life 1996, The Lakes 1997, Hornblower 1998-99, The Lakes II 1998, Queer as Folk 1999, Silent Witness 1999, In Deep 2001, Hornblower II 2001, Clocking Off II 2001, Nice Guy Eddie 2002, Dalziel & Pascoe 2002, Horn Blower III 2003, Burn It 2003, The Key 2003, How Clean is your House? 2003-05 (narrator), Born and Bred 2004, Inspector Lynley Mysteries 2004, New Tricks 2004, Messiah III 2004, Best Friends 2004, Dead Man Weds 2005, A Most Mysterious Murder 2005, Waking the Dead 2005, Life on Mars 2006, The Street 2006, Shadow in the North 2007, Coronation Street 2007, The Bill 2008, Holby City 2008, George Gently 2009, Torchwood III: Children of Earth 2009, The Royal 2009, Doctors 2009, Survivors 2009, Casualty 2009 (four episodes), The Bill 2010, Rowntree - Life Withour Work 2010, Downton Abbey 2011-14, White Heat 2012, In With the Flynns 2012, Last Tango in Halifax 2012-14, Midsomer Murders 2013, Vera IV 2014, British Gardens in Time (narrator) 2014; Films incl: Alfie Darling 1974, A Bridge Too Far 1976, Zulu Dawn 1979, Doll's Eye 1982, Ends and Means 1984, War and Remembrance 1987, The Pile Rats 1988, How's Business 1991, The Remains of the Day 1993, Jude 1996, Driven 1998, Blow Dry 2000, A Distant Mirage 2008, Sniff 2008, Acquiescence 2009, The Day My Nan Died 2012, Tea Time in Howarth 2013; Radio incl: The Marshalling Yard 1986, The Pilgrim's Progess 1988, Jesus 1990, The Fight For Barbara 1991, Tolkien's Smith of Wooton Major 1992, Vlad the Impaler 1992, That Summer 1993, Sons and Lovers 1994, The Snow Queen 1995 , King St Junior 2003 (12th Series), Markurell 1998, Ironhand 1999, Challenged 2000, Bad Weather 2000, Ernest's Tower 2001, Heart/Attack 2002, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 2003, Serjeant Musgrave's Dance 2003, Selby - Death of a Coalfield 2004, Selby - Life After the Pits 2005, Witness 2007, Snow in July 2008, Words and Music (Radio 3) 2009-10, Everyone Quite Likes Justin 2010-11, I Before Bee 2011, Disconnected 2011, The Last Executioner 2011, EQL Justin 2012, The Morpeth Carol (Radio Academy Award for Drama) 2013, Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang Ups 2013-14; audio book: Adam Bede (Penguin), Sons and Lovers (Penguin)
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Food and drink etiquette

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