Trevor Peacock Biography (1931-)

Born May 19, 1931, in London, England; son of Victor Edward and Alexandria Peacock; married Iris Jones (divorced); married Tilly Tremayne (an actress); children: Daniel (an actor).

Actor, lyricist, composer, writer
Birth Details
May 19, 1931
London, England

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Grumio, The Taming of the Shrew, Open Air Theatre, London, 1964
  • Jimmy Beales, Roots, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1967
  • Estragon, Waiting for Godot, 69 Theatre Company, Manchester, England, 1967
  • Horatio, Hamlet, 69 Theatre Company, then Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, both 1968
  • Tony Lumpkin, She Stoops to Conquer, 69 Theatre Company, then Garrick Theatre, London, both 1969
  • Title role, Erb, Strand Theatre, London, 1970
  • Bottom, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Open Air Theatre, 1970
  • Sergeant Charles Fairchild, Man Is Man, Royal Court Theatre, 1971
  • Title role, Titus Andronicus, Round House Theatre, London, 1971
  • Title role, The Novelist, Hampstead Theatre Club, London, 1971
  • Petruchio, The Taming of the Shrew, Young Vic Theatre, London, 1971
  • Nathan Detroit, Guys and Dolls, University Theatre, Manchester, England, 1972
  • Clov, Endgame, Manchester Theatre, Manchester, England, then ShawTheatre, 1973
  • Sir John Brute, The Provok'd Wife, Watford Palace Theatre, 1973
  • Sidney Prime, Sherlock Holmes, Royal Shakespeare Company, AldwychTheatre, London, then (Broadway debut) Broadhurst Theatre, both 1974
  • Friar Mauro Tenda, Diego Lopez Duro, The Bewitched, Aldwych Theatre, 1974
  • Bishop of Ely, Fluellen, Henry V, Royal Shakespeare Company, Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, England, 1975, then Aldwych Theatre, 1976
  • Poins, Henry IV, Parts I and II, Royal Shakespeare Company, Memorial Theatre, 1975, then Aldwych Theatre, 1976
  • Sir Hugh Evans, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Royal Shakespeare Company, Memorial Theatre, 1975, then Aldwych Theatre, 1976
  • Bob Acres, The Rivals, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, England, 1976
  • Colonel Kottwitz, The Prince of Homberg, Royal Exchange Theatre, 1976
  • Title role, Zack, Royal Exchange Theatre, 1976
  • Police sergeant, What the Butler Saw, Royal Exchange Theatre, 1976
  • Mark Twain, White Suit Blue, Old Vic Theatre, London, 1977, then Nottingham, England, later Edinburgh, Scotland, 1978
  • Tom Price, A Family, Haymarket Theatre, London, 1978
  • Aramis, The Three Musketeers, Royal Exchange Theatre, 1979
  • Waiting for Godot, Round House Theatre, 1981
  • Hobson's Choice, Haymarket Theatre, 1982
  • Andy Capp, 1982
  • The Bluebird of Unhappiness, Royal Exchange Theatre, 1987
  • J. J. Farr, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1987
  • Show Boat, Grand Theatre, Leeds, England, 1989
  • The Birthday Party, Lyttelton Theatre, National Theatre, London, 1994
  • Volpone, National Theatre, 1995
  • Appeared with Old Vic Theatre Company, 1962-64.
  • Major Tours
  • Sergeant Kite, The Recruiting Officer, Cambridge Theatre Company,British cities, 1970
  • Film Appearances
  • Willy, The Barber of Stamford Hill, 1963
  • Man in plane, To Catch a Spy (also known as Catch Me a Spyand Les Doigts croises), 1971
  • Agent, Lady Caroline Lamb (also known as Peccato d'amore), 1972
  • Man in cell, Sweet Nothing, 1990
  • Gravedigger, Hamlet, 1990
  • Taxi thief and A. D. Humphries, Antonia and Jane, 1991
  • Examining magistrate, The Trial, 1993
  • Iaccoponi, Roseanna's Grave (also known as For Roseannaand For the Love of Roseanna), Fine Line, 1997
  • Comrade General Kope, Sunshine (also known as A Napfeny Izeand Sunshine--Ein Hauch von Sonnenschein), Paramount, 1999
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Feste, Twelfth Night (also known as BBC Television Shakespeare:Twelfth Night), BBC, 1980
  • Talbot, Henry VI, Part One (also known as BBC Television Shakespeare: Henry VI, Part One and The First Part of King Henry VI), BBC, 1983
  • Jack Cade, Henry VI, Part Two (also known as BBC Television Shakespeare: Henry VI, Part Two and The Second Part of King Henry VI), BBC, 1983
  • Boult, Pericles, Prince of Tyre (also known as BBC Television Shakespeare: Pericles, Prince of Tyre), BBC, 1984
  • Title role, Titus Andronicus (also known as BBC Television Shakespeare: Titus Andronicus), BBC, 1985
  • Reader, Philip Roth: My True Story, Arts and Entertainment, 1994
  • Charon, Orpheus and Eurydice, HBO, 1997
  • Rouault, Madame Bovary, PBS, 2000
  • Also appeared in The Old Curiosity Shop.
  • Movies
  • Old Franz, The Insurance Man, 1986
  • Crook, Bejewelled, The Disney Channel, 1991
  • Old Joe, A Christmas Carol, Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • The innkeeper, Don Quixote, TNT, 2000
  • Series
  • Born and Bred, 1978
  • Jim Trott, The Vicar of Dibley, 1994
  • Dad Middlemass, Underworld, 1997
  • Episodic
  • Charon, "Orpheus and Eurydice," The Storyteller: Greek Myths, 1990
  • Dr. Sinclair Lewis, "Trouble in the Fields," Boon, 1990
  • Jacom, "The Vampire," Highlander, 1994
  • Mr. Gringle, "Five Go to Billycock Hill: Parts 1 & 2," The FamousFive, 1996
  • Turnip man, "Fly on the Wall," The Thin Blue Line, 1996
  • Tom Palmer, "Runaway," Where the Heart Is, 1999
  • Frank Pargoe, "Full Circle," Heartbeat, 1999
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Custard pie expert, The Year of the Sex Olympics (also known as Theatre 625: The Year of the Sex Olympics), 1968
  • Member of chorus, Oedipus at Colonus, 1984
  • Matthew Skipps, The Lady's Not for Burning, 1987
  • Enemy of the State, 1987
  • Father Wanka, The Gravy Train Goes East, 1991
  • Old Bailey, NeverWhere (miniseries), 1996
  • Trevor, The Gift, 1998
  • Himself, The Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything, 1999
  • Maurie, The Sins, 2000
  • Stage
  • Lyricist, Passion Flower Hotel, 1965
  • Lyricist, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, 1966
  • Playwright, lyricist, and composer, Erb, Strand Theatre, 1970
  • Playwright, Leaping Ginger, 1977
  • Playwright, lyricist, and composer, Cinderella, 1978
  • Also author of Collapse of Stout Party.

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