Peter Woodward Biography (1958-)

Born January 24, 1958, in London, England; son of Edward Woodward (an actor)and Venetia Mary Collett (an actress; also known as Venetia Barrett); brotherof Sarah Woodward (an actress) and Tim Woodward (an actor).

Nationality
British
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, writer
Birth Details
January 24, 1958
London, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • The husband, The Respectable Wedding, 1978
  • Jasper Tudor, The Dark Horse, 1978
  • Gerard, Small Change, 1979
  • Aegisthus, Patroclus, and Pylades, The Greeks, 1980
  • The beast, Beauty and the Beast, 1980
  • Ferdinand, The Tempest, 1980
  • Milne, Night and Day, 1980
  • For Sylvia, 1980
  • Beaugard, The Soldier's Fortune, 1981
  • Edmund, King Lear, 1981
  • The Honourable Alan Howard, French without Tears, 1981
  • Jimmy Porter, Look Back in Anger, 1981
  • Title role, Robin Hood, 1981
  • The young man, Veronica's Rooms, 1981
  • Cashel Byron, The Admirable Bashville, Regent's Park Theatre, London, 1982-83
  • Don Antonio, The Duena, 1983
  • Orsino, Twelfth Night, 1983
  • Romeo, Romeo and Juliet, 1983
  • Gerald, An Inspector Calls, 1984
  • Horace, School for Wives, 1984
  • Oberon and Theseus, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1984
  • Buhring, The Waiting Room, 1985
  • Leontes, The Winter's Tale, 1985
  • Lord Fancourt Babberly, Charley's Aunt, 1985
  • Mercutio, Romeo and Juliet, 1985
  • The Earl of Harpenden, While the Sun Shines, 1986
  • Fritz von Tarlenheim, The Prisoner of Zenda, 1986
  • The captain, Entertaining Strangers, 1987
  • Edgar, King Lear, 1987
  • Jack Buchanan, The Golden Years of Jack Buchanan, 1987
  • Ferdinand, The Tempest, 1988
  • Polixenes, The Winter's Tale, 1988
  • Posthumus, Cymbeline, 1988
  • Title role, Macbeth, British Actors Theatre Company, 1989
  • Octaius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, British Actors Theatre Company, Gaswaerk Theatre, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1989
  • Wodehouse, Wodehouse on Broadway, 1989
  • Pierce Butler, Miss Fanny Kemble, Nuffield Theatre, Southampton, England, 1990
  • Samuel Pepys, The Pepys Show, London Festival, London, 1990
  • Antipholus of Syracuse, The Boys from Syracuse, Regent's Park Theatre, 1991
  • Benedick, Much Ado about Nothing, Nuffield Theatre, 1991
  • Lord Henry, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1991
  • Title role, Macbeth, 1991
  • Title role, Bulldog Drummond, Nuffield Theatre, 1992
  • Anthony della Vida, The Destiny of Me, Leicester Haymarket Theatre, Leicester, England, 1993
  • Jerry, Moll Flanders, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London, 1993
  • Victor Delafontaine, The Last Carnival, 1993
  • Duke Ferdinand, The Duchess of Malfi, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, England, 1994
  • Jack, That Woman, 1994
  • Appeared as Demetrius, A Midsummer Night's Dream; Diomedes, Troilus and Cressida; the Duke of Burgundy, King Lear; and Hobnail, Factory Birds. Appeared in The Alchemist, The Boxer Jackie Doyle, and Othello, all Lyric Hammersmith Theatre; Back before Midnight and Far from the Madding Crowd, both Salisbury Playhouse, Salisbury, England; The Beaux Stratagem and Wuthering Heights, both Arts Theatre, Cambridge, England; Cowardice, Apollo Theatre, London; The Cut and Thrust Cabaret, The Drill Hall, London; Fifteen Streets,The Three Musketeers, and Tom Jones, all Colchester Theatre, Colchester, England; The Flag, Bridge Lane Theatre, London; Flashpoint,No Pasaran, and other productions, all Young Vic Theatre, London; Hamlet and other productions, Regent's Park Theatre; TheHired Man, Garrick Theatre, London; The Hired Man,The Signalman's Apprentice, and The Venetian Twins, all Southampton Theatre, Southampton, England; Kes, York Theatre, England; Maple Tree Game,Playboy of the Western World, and Wild Oats, all West Yorkshire Theatre, England; The Millionairess, Northampton Theatre, Northampton, England; Of Mice and Men, Mermaid Theatre, London; Peter Pan, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham, England and Sheffield Theatre, England; Playboy of the West Indies and Victor & the Ladies,both Tricycle Theatre, London; Robin of Sherwood, Piccadilly Theatre,London; Safe in Our Hands, Coventry Theatre, Coventry, England; TheThree Musketeers (three productions), New Vic Company; Women Beware Women, Oxford Theatre Company, Oxford, England; Wozzeck, LeicesterHaymarket Theatre; and productions at the Shaw Theatre, London. Also appearedin The Boyfriend, The Comedy of Errors, and Stephen Biko.
  • Stage Work
  • Producer
  • The Taming of the Shrew, 1987-89
  • As You Like It, British Actors Theatre Company, 1988
  • Antony and Cleopatra, British Actors Theatre Company, Gaswaerk Theatre, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1989
  • The Last Englishman, 1990
  • Twelfth Night, 1996
  • The House of Angelo, British Actors Theatre Company, 1997
  • Producer of The Relapse, Mermaid Theatre, London; also producer ofbenefit productions.
  • Film Appearances
  • Voice of L. T. Kjilgore, Metal Skin Panic Madox--01 (animated), Pony Canyon, 1987
  • Arthur, Who Dealt?, 1993
  • The fight master, In Search of Hamlet, 1995
  • Himself, Past into Present, Sherwood Productions, 1996
  • Harry Angleo, The House of Angelo, Tripal Productions, 1997
  • Monro, Gadget Man, 1998
  • Captain Stossel, The Brylcreem Boys, BMG Video, 1999
  • Brigadier general Charles O'Hara, The Patriot (also known as Der Patriot), Columbia/TriStar, 2000
  • F.B.I. Agent Jarvis, In God We Trust, 2001
  • Film Work
  • Producer
  • The House of Angelo, Tripal Productions, 1997
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Harry Sommerfield, Fanny by Gaslight, 1981
  • Lieutenant Maynard, Pirates, 1994
  • Galen, Crusade, TNT, 1999
  • Miniseries
  • Roland Leighton, Testament of Youth, 1979
  • Sergeant James, Deceptions, NBC, 1985
  • Movies
  • Mendelssohn, Mendelssohn in Scotland, 1979
  • Willoughby, Sense and Sensibility, 1985
  • Galen, Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (also known as Call to Arms), TNT, 1999
  • Specials
  • "Porpentine" waiter, The Comedy of Errors, 1978
  • Episodic
  • Gregory Summers, Hazell, Thames Television, 1978
  • Enemy at the Door, [Great Britain], 1978
  • Words on War, 1978
  • Police officer, "A Man Called Quinn," The Professionals, London Weekend Television, 1983
  • Alain Lefevre and fight arranger, "Crossed Swords," Bergerac, BBC,1988
  • Felix Gould, Anything More Would Be Greedy, 1989
  • The Chief, Anglia Television, 1991
  • George, Heartbeat, Yorkshire Television, c. 1992
  • Kinsey, 1993
  • Harper, The House of Eliott, BBC, 1994, also broadcast on PBS
  • In Suspicious Circumstances, 1994
  • Carter, Bugs, BBC, 1995
  • Tugger Barker, "Domestic," Heartbeat, Yorkshire Television, 1995
  • Drake, Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 2001
  • Pilots
  • Father Edward Salinas, Brimstone, Fox, 1998
  • Radio Appearances
  • Series
  • Ambrosius, Don Quixote, 1995-97
  • DeBrisard, Flight, 1995-97
  • Johnson, The Family Retainer, 1995-97
  • Sir Walter Raliegh, Merely Players, 1995-97
  • Also appeared in Just a Small Secret.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Taped Readings
  • Dracula, 1993
  • WRITINGS
  • Stage Plays
  • Wilfred, 1984
  • The Golden Years of Jack Buchanan, 1987
  • Johnny the Bright Star, 1987
  • Bulldog Drummond, Nuffield Theatre, Southampton, England, 1992
  • Also wrote Florence Foster Jenkins, Outside Broadcast, Living on the Moon, and The Riddle of Erskine Childers.
  • Screenplays
  • The House of Angelo, Tripal Productions, 1997
  • ADR Dialogue
  • 1492: Conquest of Paradise, Paramount, 1992
  • Darkness Falls (also known as Dangerous Obsessions), LionsGate Films, 1998
  • The Scarlet Tunic, Marie Hoy Film & Television, 1998
  • Also wrote the ADR dialogue for Les Miserables and Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea.
  • Teleplays
  • Movies
  • Limited Exposure, 1995
  • Also wrote on Men at Work.
  • Other Teleplays
  • Wrote documentaries and episodes of television series.
  • Radio Scripts
  • Series
  • Wrote Treasure.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Babylon 5 Magazine, December, 1998, pp. 12-16
    • Universe Today, winter, 1999, pp. 12-13

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