TELEVISION

2017

Professor Donald Bagley in an episode of Endeavour.


2016

In an Artsnight programme shown on BBC2 discusses King Lear in a programme entitled The Year of King Lear.

Bishop Reynard in an episode called The Daughter of Autolycus in the Father Brown series on BBC.


2013

The Code of Life: Great Scientists in their Own Words (Narration)

2010

Professor Pavel Vetchy in the Silent Witness episode entitled Voids.

The Da Vinci Code - the Greatest Story Ever Sold (Narration)


2009

The Lost World of Communism (Narration)

 

2008

Michael worked on an HBO film Churchill at War creating the role of Bomber Harris. I believe this is due for release in the summer of 2009, but have no definite release or any other details as yet. (Updated 2009) It also looks as if the title of the film has been changed to Into The Storm.

RAF at 90 (Narration)

Dr Melville in the Lewis episode entitled Life Born of Fire

W E Nightingale in Florence Nightingale

Walter Noble in the Holby City episode Love You

Abbot in The Tudors (Episode 7, Series 2)

 

2007

James Claydon QC in Trial and Retribution: Mirror Image, written by Lynda La Plante

 

2006

David Powell in an episode of Holby City entitled The Good Fight

Narration in Time Shift . The Da Vinci Code: The Greatest Story ever Sold

 

2003

 

Howard Sinclair in The Bill

Ziegler in State of Play

The Welsh in Shakespeare

Macintosh in Waking the Dead: Breaking Glass

 

2002

 

Dennis Morgan in Silent Witness

Pyramid (narration)

William Buckland in Dinosaur Hunters

Making a Crisis out of a Drama: Troubles at the Royal Shakespeare Company (Documentary BBC Four)

 

2001

 

Echoes of the Raj (narration)

Priest in Dr. Terrible’s House of Horrible

 

2000

 

Tourists of the Revolution (narration)

 

1998

 

Secret History: The Chair (narration)

 

1997

 

Ralph Merridew in Kavanagh QC

Hartley Culpepper in Dalziel and Pascoe

Secret History: The Cawnpore Massacres (narration)

Auntie – the Inside Story of the BBC (narration)

 

1996

 

Police Chief Ellison in Cracker

Timewatch: Baiting the Bear (narration)

Timewatch: Cry Hungary (narration)

Timewatch: Russia’s Secret War (Narration)

 

1995

The Tallest Story (narration)

Messengers From Moscow (narration)

Arena: The Peter Sellers Story (narration)

 

1994

Degas in Without Walls: Degas and Picasso Fall Out

 

1993

Thomas Wenleigh in Between the Lines

Operation Epsilon

The Last Bolshevik (narration)

 

1991

Franz Jagerstatter in In My Defence

 

1989

The South Bank Show: Hamlet

Hugh Pargeter in Summer’s Lease

 

 

1988

T E Lawrence in Lawrence of Arabia (readings)

English File: DH Lawrence’s Strike Pay (readings)

 

1986

Thomas Kyd in The Marlowe Inquest

Oedipus in Oedipus the King, part of the BBC’s trilogy of The Theban Plays

 

1985

General Studies: Updating Shakespeare

According to Saint Matthew (narrator)

Oscar (narrator)

 

1984

Man in Waving to a Train

Jung in Freud

The Italians (narration)

Omnibus – Pennington’s Chekhov

Playing Shakespeare

 

1983

Posthumus in Cymbeline

The South Bank Show: Lyubimov’s Crime and Punishment

 

1982

Outside Edge

Chekhov in A Wife Like the Moon

Alexei in The White Guard

 

1981


BBC2 Playhouse - A Last Visitor for Mr. Hugh Peter


1980

D H Lawrence in D H Lawrence – A Portrait

 

1979

The South Bank Show – Word of Mouth

 

1978

Mr and Mrs Bureaucrat

Danton’s Death

 

1977

It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll

 

 

1975

The Witches of Pendle

 

1972

An Affair of Honour

Lafarge in Callan: The Contract

No Exit: Last land

 

1971

John Sheldon in an episode of Public Eye entitled Well - There Was this Girl You See - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtKyxAOgG2I


1970

Mad Jack

The Unconquered

The Dolly Scene

 

1968

Anyone for Tennis

Will Ladislaw in George Eliot’s Middlemarch

The Tycoon

No Easy Walk

Rogues Gallery: The Tale of Lancelot Wishart

The Root of All Evil? The Right Attitude?



1967

The Single Passion

The Order

No Hiding Place episode It Couldn’t Be Charlie

Escape: Five Men for Freedom


1966

Conquest: The Encounter

Thirteen Against Fate was a collection of Georges Simeon’s short stories. Michael appeared in The Consul with Michele Dotrice


 

1965

Turned down for a part in the TV soap Crossroads!!