Leading English stage and screen actor Robert Powell has enjoyed success and critical acclaim for a more than 40 years. He is probably best known for playing the title role in Franco Zeffirelli’s groundbreaking TV mini-series 1977 Jesus of Nazareth. Other key roles have included fictional secret agent Richard Hannay in the 1978 film version of John Buchan’s The Thirty Nine Steps and the title role in Ken Russell’s Mahler. The breadth of his work is astonishing.
On popular TV he played Mark Williams in the BBC One medical drama, Holby City, and David Briggs in the sitcom The Detectives alongside Jasper Carrott. He has recently appeared in Singin’ in the Rain in the West End and on an acclaimed national theatre tour of King Charles III.
There have been countless other roles and for Clive Conway Productions he frequently appears giving or hosting productions on subjects that range from Dickens to Kipling and Jane Austen to the history of cinema.
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