is an English
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. Jackson has appeared many stage productions, including work with the Old Vic
The Old Vic is a theatre located just south-east of Waterloo Station in London on the corner of The Cut and Waterloo Road. Established in 1818 as the Royal Coburg Theatre, it was taken over by Emma Cons in 1880 when it was known formally as the Royal Victoria Hall. In 1898, a niece of Cons, Lilian...
and the Royal Shakespeare Company
The Royal Shakespeare Company is a major British theatre company, based in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. The company employs 700 staff and produces around 20 productions a year from its home in Stratford-upon-Avon and plays regularly in London, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and on tour across...
, including the award winning Afore Night Come
Afore Night Come is a play by the British playwright David Rudkin, first staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1962. While the subject matter of the play meant that any production in a public theatre would likely have been vetoed by the Lord Chamberlain, the RSC was able to mount the play at...
and The Wars of the Roses
The Wars of the Roses was a 1964 adaptation of four of the history plays of William Shakespeare by John Barton, directed by Barton himself and Peter Hall at the Royal Shakespeare Company. It conflated Henry VI, Part 1, Henry VI, Part 2 and Henry VI, Part 3 into two new plays, Henry VI and Edward...
. His West End theatre
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credits include the musical Mame and Follies
Follies is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Goldman. The story concerns a reunion in a crumbling Broadway theatre, scheduled for demolition, of the past performers of the "Weismann's Follies," a musical revue , that played in that theatre between the World Wars...
Film roles include Carry On Sergeant
Carry On Sergeant is the first Carry On film. Its first public screening was on 1 August 1958 at Screen One, London. Actors in this film who went on to be part of the regular team in the series were Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Hattie Jacques, Kenneth Connor and Terry Scott...
, Ealing Comedy
Ealing Comedy is a British 2008 comedy film, written by John Croker and directed by Neville Raschid. It was premiered at the Ealing Empire on 18 March 2008.-Plot:...
and Cash and Curry
Cash and Curry is an independent British movie directed by Sarjit Bains and written by Christine Edwards and Manish Patel. It was filmed in 2008 on location in Harrow, Barnet and Wembley. The film has been premiered at the Portobello Film Festival, Mumbai Film Festival and the Tongues on Fire Film...
. Television includes Ivanhoe
Ivanhoe is a British television series first shown on ITV in 1958-59. It featured Roger Moore, in his first starring role, as Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe, in a series of adventures aimed at a children's audience...
, The Avengers
The Avengers is a spy-fi British television series set in the 1960s Britain. The Avengers initially focused on Dr. David Keel and his assistant John Steed . Hendry left after the first series and Steed became the main character, partnered with a succession of assistants...
, The Persuaders
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and The Protectors
The Protectors is a British television series, an action thriller created by Gerry Anderson. It is Anderson's second TV series using live actors as opposed to electronic marionettes, and also his second to be firmly set in the present day...
. For several years Brian was the Man From Del Monte.
Stratford on Avon - Royal Shakespeare Company:
- The Tempest Dirs, Clifford Williams & Peter Brook. With Ian Holm.
- Julius Caesar Dir. John Blatchley. With Cyril Cusack Kenneth Haig
- On the High Road Dir. Michel St Denis.
- Edward IV Dir.. Peter Hall. With Dame Peggy Ashcroft Roy Dotrice Janet Suzman
- Henry VI Dir. Peter Hall. With David Warner
- Richard III Dir. Peter Hall. With Ian Holm
Aldwych Theatre – Royal Shakespeare Company:
- War of the Roses Dir. Peter Hall. David Warner Ian Holm Roy Marsden
Arts Theatre – Royal Shakespeare Company:
- Afore Night Come Dir. Clifford Williams.
With Timothy West David Warner
Theatre Royal Drury Lane
With Ginger Rogers Tony Adams Burt Kwouk
St Martin's Theatre
- The Bargain Dir. Alistair Simm.
With George Cole Janet Brown
The Old Vic
- Mary Stuart Dir. Peter Wood. With Dame Irene Worth Beatrix Lehman
- Julius Caesar Dir. Douglas Seale. With Michael Horden
- Macbeth Dir. Douglas Seale. With Michael Horden. Beatrix Lehman.