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  • [24 August 1938] Appeared in a television documentary about eagles with his uncle Captain C.W.R. Knight.
  • (1979) He acted in T.S. Eliot's play, "The Family Reunion," in a Royal Exchange Theatre Company production at New Round House Theatre in London, England with Edward Fox, Pauline Jameson, Daphne Oxenford, Constance Chapman, Avril Elgar, Joanna David, and directed by Michael Elliott.
  • (1925 - 1926) He acted at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Andrew Leigh (director), Dame Edith Evans, Frank Vosper, Baliol Holloway, Duncan Yarrow, Dame Margaret Rutherford, John Garside, Nell Carter, and Neil Porter in the company.
  • (1925 - 1926) He acted in the play, "Everyman," at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Frank Vosper, Dame Edith Evans, Duncan Yarrow, Neil Porter, Nell Carter, and Edith Coates in the cast. Andrew Leigh was director.
  • (1925 - 1926) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Merchant of Venice," at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Baliol Holloway, Dame Edith Evans, Duncan Yarrow, John Garside, Neil Porter, Nell Carter, Dame Margaret Rutherford OBE, and directed by Andrew Leigh.
  • (1925 - 1926) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard III," at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Baliol Holloway, Dame Edith Evans, Duncan Yarrow, John Garside, Neil Porter, and Nell Carter in the cast. Andrew Leigh was director.
  • (1925 - 1926) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Measure for Measure," at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Baliol Holloway, Dame Edith Evans, Duncan Yarrow, John Garside, Neil Porter, Nell Carter, and Dame Margaret Rutherford OBE in the cast. Andrew Leigh was director.
  • (1925 - 1926) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Baliol Holloway, Dame Edith Evans, Duncan Yarrow, John Garside, Neil Porter, Nell Carter, and Dame Margaret Rutherford OBE in the cast. Andrew Leigh was director.
  • (1925 - 1926) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It," at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Frank Vosper, Baliol Holloway, Dame Edith Evans, Duncan Yarrow, John Garside, Neil Porter, and Nell Carter in the cast. Andrew Leigh was director.
  • (1925 - 1926) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Julius Caesar," at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Frank Vosper, Baliol Holloway, Dame Edith Evans, Duncan Yarrow, John Garside, Neil Porter, and Dame Margaret Rutherford OBE in the cast. Andrew Leigh was director.
  • (1925 - 1926) He acted in Thomas Dekker's play, "The Shoemaker's Holiday," at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Baliol Holloway, Frank Vosper, Dame Edith Evans, John Garside, Neil Porter, Nell Carter, and Dame Margaret Rutherford OBE in the cast. Andrew Leigh was director.
  • (1925 - 1926) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo & Juliet," at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Baliol Holloway, Frank Vosper, Dame Edith Evans, Duncan Yarrow, John Garside, Neil Porter, Nell Carter, and Dame Margaret Rutherford OBE (Lady Capulet)in the cast. Andrew Leigh was director.
  • (1925 - 1926) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Much Ado About Nothing," at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Baliol Holloway, Frank Vosper, Dame Edith Evans, Duncan Yarrow, John Garside, Neil Porter, Nell Carter, and Dame Margaret Rutherford OBE in the cast. Andrew Leigh was director.
  • (1925 - 1926) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Taming of the Shrew," at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Baliol Holloway, Dame Edith Evans, Duncan Yarrow, Dame Margaret Rutherford OBE, John Garside, Nell Carter, and Neil Porter in the cast. Andrew Leigh was director.
  • (1925 - 1926) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Antony and Cleopatra," at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Baliol Holloway, Dame Edith Evans, Duncan Yarrow, Dame Margaret Rutherford OBE, John Garside, Nell Carter, ,Neil Porter, and Ralph Truman in the cast. Andrew Leigh was director.
  • (April 23, 1926) He acted in "William Shakespeare's Birthday Night Celebration" at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Baliol Holloway, Ernest Milton, Sir Ben Greet, Sir Robert Atkins, Dame Margaret Rutherford OBE, Ion Swinley, Frank Vosper, Wilfrid Walter, Marie Ney, Lady Benson, Horace Sequeira, Beatrice Wilson, Dame Edith Evans, and Constance Willis in the cast. Andrew Leigh was director.
  • (April 22, 1927) He acted in "Shakespeare Birthday Festival," at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Ernest Milton, Andrew Leigh (director), Sir Ben Greet, Sir Robert Atkins, Dorothy Massingham, Frank Vosper, Beatrice Wilson, Andrew Leigh, Hay Petrie, and Baliol Holloway in the cast.
  • (May 6, 1927) He acted in the "Last Night of the Shakespeare Season" at the Old Vic Theatre (Royal Victorian Hall) in London, England with Andrew Leigh (director), Neil Porter, Horace Sequeira, Dorothy Massingham, John Garside, and Baliol Holloway in the cast.
  • (May 22, 1932) He acted in William Congreve's play, "Love for Love," at the Faculty of Arts Theatre in London, England with Esmond Knight, Anthony Eustrel, Harold Young, Rodney Millington, George Benson, Hedley Briggs, Tony Sympson, Betty Hardy, Charlotte Leigh, and Frances Clare in the cast. Norman Marshall was director.
  • (1946) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo & Juliet," at the King's Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Basil C. Langton, Renee Asherson, Michael Goodliffe, Douglas Wilmer, Gerald K. Souper, Horace Sequeira, Eric Porter (Tybalt's Page), Agnes Laughlan, Sir Lewis Casson, and Francis Crowdy in the cast. Clare Harris was director and Graham Crowden was assistant stage manager.
  • (1957) He acted in William Wycherley's play, "The Country Wife," at the Chelsea Palace Theatre and Adelphi Theatre in London, England with Terence Morgan, Sir Robert Stephens, Esme Percy, Marian Spencer, Sheila Ballantine, Brian Hankins, Frederick Treves, John Moffatt, Dame Joan Plowright CBE, and Shelagh Fraser in the cast. George Devine was director.
  • (1966) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," at the Cambridge Theatre in London, England with Laurence Harvey, Jane Asher, Diana Churchill, Jim Dale MBE, Moira Redmond and Tom Baker in the cast. Frank Dunlop was director.
  • (1977) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry V," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Clive Arrindell, Christopher Good, Ian Talbot, Celia Imrie, Louise Purnell, Stephen Hoye, Graham Callan, Granville Saxton, Richard Goolden, Ian Bartholomew, and Nigel Jeffcoat in the cast. David Conville was director.
  • (1977) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Love's Labours Lost," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Clive Arrindell, Christopher Good, Ian Talbot, Celia Imrie, Louise Purnell, Stephen Hoye, Graham Callan, Granville Saxton, Richard Goolden, Ian Bartholomew, and Nigel Jeffcoat in the cast. David Conville was director.
  • (June 1936) He acted in Karel Capek's play, "The Insect Play," at the Little Theatre in London, England with Edmund Willard, A. Bromley-Davenport, Bobby Rietti, Julian Somers, and Joyce Redman in the cast. Nancy Price was director.
  • (1936) He acted in Clifford Bax's play, "The King and Mistress Shore," at the Little Theatre in London, England with Joan Maude, Gyles Isham, Pamela Brown, and Joyce Redman in the cast. Nancy Price was director.
  • (1939) He acted in Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman's play, "Theatre Royal," at the King's Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Peggy Wood, Gyles Isham, Enid Sass, and Ruth Goddard in the cast. Charles Hickman was director.
  • (1951) He acted in Terence Rattigan's play, "Who is Sylvia?," at the Criterion Theatre in London, England with Robert Flemyng, Roland Culver, and Athene Seyler in the cast. Anthony Quayle was director.
  • (1956) He acted in Herman Wouk's play, "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial," at the London Hippodrome Theatre in London, England with Lloyd Nolan, David Knight, Nigel Stock, Robert Hardy, and Alec McCowen in the cast. Lloyd Nolan was also director.
  • (1962) He acted in John Mortimer's play, "Two Stars for Comfort," at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Trevor Howard, Isabel Dean, Anthony Valentine, Hazel Hughes, and Peter Sallis in the cast. Michael Elliott was director.
  • (1967) He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Getting Married," at the Strand Theatre in London, England with Alec Clunes, Raymond Huntley, David Hutcheson, Moira Lister, Perlita Neilson, Margaret Rawlings, Hugh Williams, Googie Withers, Joanna Wake, and Timothy Carlton in the cast. Frank Dunlop was director.
  • (April 23 & 27, 1934) He acted in the Shakespeare Birthday Festival with his play, "Hamlet," in its entirety at the Sadler's Wells Theatre in London, England in an Old Vic Theatre production with Ernest Milton, Gyles Isham, Sybil Thorndike, Marie Ney, John Laurie, Henry Wendon, Ben Greet, and Leslie French in the cast. Ben Greet was also producer. Tyrone Guthrie was director.
  • (April 23, 1936) He acted in the Shakespeare Birthday Festival at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Ion Swinley, Ernest Milton, Jean Forbes-Robertson, Phyllis Neilson-Terry, Ben Greet, Alec Clunes, Ann Casson, Catherine Lacey, Frank Vosper, George Hayes, Gyles Isham, John Laurie, Leslie French, Malcolm Keen, Marie Ney, Robert Eddison, Vivienne Bennett, and William Devlin in the cast. Henry Cass was director.
  • (April 23, 1937) He acted in the Shakespeare Birthday Festival at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Alec Clunes, Rachel Kempson, Basil Coleman, Henry Baynton, Morland Graham, Jill Esmond, Irene Vanbrugh, Violet Vanbrugh, Gyles Isham, Stephen Murray, George Hayes, Lawrence Baskomb, Malcolm Keen, Leo Genn, Stuart Burge, Michael Gough, Dorothy Green, Margaretta Scott, Michael Redgrave, Vivienne Bennett, Alec Guiness, Jessica Tandy, Ivy St. Helier, Harcourt Williams, Edith Evans, Ruth Gordon, George Howe, Martita Hunt, Ursula Jeans, Esmond Knight, and Tyrone Guthrie in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was also director.
  • (1962 - 1963) He acted in the final Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Lee Montague, Sheila Allen, Rosalind Knight, Errol John, Leo McKern, James Maxwell, Dilys Hamlett, David William, George Howe, Russell Hunter, Priscilla Morgan, Charles Gray, and Adrienne Corri in the company. Michael Elliott was director.
  • (October 17, 1962) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Merchant of Venice," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Lee Montague and Sheila Allen in the cast. Michael Elliott was director.
  • (1948) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Troilus and Cressida," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Diana Wynyard, Paul Scofield, Anthony Quayle, Heather Stannard, and Paul Hardwick in the cast. Anthony Quayle was director. Motley was designer.
  • (1948) He acted in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Godfrey Tearle, Diana Wynyard, Paul Scofield, Anthony Quayle, Ena Burrill, Claire Bloom, Heather Stannard, Robert Helpmann, Alfie Bass, and John Justin in the cast. Barry Jackson was director.
  • (1948) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Taming of the Shrew," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Anthony Quayle, Diana Wynyard, Heather Stannard, Claire Bloom, Alfie Bass, Michael Btes, Robert Urquhart, Noel Willman, Michael Gwynne, and Julian Amyes in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
  • (1948) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Life and Death of King John," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Robert Helpmann, Noel Willman, Anthony Quayle, Paul Hardwick, Michael Gwynne, Alfie Bass, Paul Scofield, John Justin, Ena Burrill, Douglas Wilmer, Claire Bloom, William Squire, Michael Bates, Julian Amyes, Robert Urquhart, and Heather Stannard in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
  • (1948) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Esmond Knight, Diana Wynyard, Paul Scofield (A Clown), Paul Hardwick, Douglas Wilmer, Claire Bloom, William Squire, Alfie Bass, John Justin, Michael Bates, Robert Urquhart, Michael Gwynn, and Clifford Williams in the cast. Anthony Quayle was director.
  • (December 13, 1961 - February 1962) He acted in Jean Anouilh's play, "Becket," for the Stratford Theatre Festival for the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Christopher Plummer, Eric Porter, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Diana Rigg, and Philip Voss in the cast. Peter Hall was director.
  • (1951) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Antony and Cleopatra," at the St. James Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Robert Helpmann, Norman Wooland, Desmond Llewellyn, Maxine Audley, Peter Cushing, Wilfrid Hyde White, Jill Bennett, Richard Goolden, Niall MacGinnis, Edmund Pardom, Clifford Williams, Cy Grant, and Timothy Bateson in the cast.
  • (1951) He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Caesar and Cleopatra," at the St. James Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Edmund Pardom, Clifford Williams, Cy Grant, Peter Cushing, Elspeth March, Maxine Audley, Jill Bennett, Henry Oscar, Richard Goolden, Niall MacGinnis, Wilfrid Hyde White, and Robert Helpmann in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
  • (1961) He acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "The Lady From the Sea," at the Queen's Theatre in London, England with Vanessa Redgrave (played Boletta), Margaret Leighton, Andrew Cruickshank, John Neville, Michael Gwynn, and Richard Pasco in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw was director.
  • (1946) He acted in Sophocles' play, "Electra," at the King's Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Sybil Thorndike, Lewis Casson, and Ann Casson in the cast.
  • (1935) He acted in Herbert and Ellis's revue, "Streamline," in a Charles B. Cochran's production at the Palace Theatre in London, England with Florence Desmond, Roy Russell, Charles Heslop, Naunton Wayne, Tilly Losch, Nora Howard, La Jana, June Hart, Sepha Treble, Iris March, William Stephens, Moya Nugent, Larry Adler, and Kyra Nijinsky in the cast. Doris Zinkelsen, Cecil Beaton, and Rex Whistler designed Mr. Cochran's Young Ladies.

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