Read Tony’s thoughts about CHARLATAN HERE CHARLATAN UK Tour – 2010 From the FRINGE Program 2010: The Assembly @Assembly Hall (Baillie Room) at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe will host the only performance focusing on Sergei Diaghilev, the 20th Century’s greatest impresario. The performance is the return to Edinburgh of one of the UK’s and […]
I got very sick. Diagnosed at first as a side effect of medication for high blood pressure, it later became obvious that I was struggling through a panic syndrome… I could go on about that but won’t. Suffice it to say that at the first night of my production of THE MIKADO on the Cal […]
While playing Littlechap in Stop The World, the Bromley Repertory Company – just outside London – accepted a revue I had written for production there. We sat down to discuss possible directors. My barely concealed scorn for most of the names mentioned finally impelled the Boss there to say between clenched teeth: “Then you’d better […]
Trained at the Webber-Douglas School in London. Awarded Douglas cup upon graduation.Five years in British repertory companies. Playing amongst other things: Saint Peter, Jimmy Porter in Look Back in Anger, A cigar-smoking American Air Force Colonel (at age 21) and the front end of a cow in Jack and the Beanstalk. Oh yes, and plays […]
When I was unimaginably young… Twelve or so…. I read a slim, rather monochromatic book by a certain I. Grigoriev, a practical Russian man, not easily bedazzled. His book was monochromatic in style but not in content. It revolved around that evening in 1909 when Sergei Diaghilev first showed to Paris the Ballets Russes and […]
Stop the World, I Want To Get Off
Tony’s starring role in the Warner Brothers film.