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Macbeth (Macbeth) Dir: Andy Brereton, Southwark Playhouse, 2006
The Country (Richard) Dir: Lucy Watson, Warwick Arts Theatre, 2005
Cyrano de Bergerac (Le Comte De Guiche) Dir: Patrick Sandford, Nuffield Southampton, 2002
Hamlet (Laertes) Dir: Lawrence Boswell, Young Vic/Tokyo Globe, 1999
Franziska (Veit Kunz) Dir: Georgina Van Welie, Gate Theatre, 1998
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Oberon) Dir: Sue Parrish, City of London Festival, 1997
Private Lives (Victor) Dir: Lou Stein, Palace Theatre Watford & Tour, 1994
She Stoops to Conquer (Marlow) Dir: Graham Callan, Salisbury Playhouse, 1988
The Curse of the Baskervilles (Stapleton) Dir: Roger Redfarn, Theatre Royal Plymouth, 1986
Macbeth (Malcolm) Dir: Jules Wright, Lyceum Edinburgh, 1985
The Taming of the Shrew (The Lord/Curtis) Dir: Toby Robertson, Theatre Royal Haymarket, 1986
Antony and Cleopatra (Maecenas) Dir: Toby Robertson, Theatre Royal Haymarket, 1986
See How They Run (Clive Winton) Dir: Toby Robertson, Theatr Clwyd, 1985
Cyrano de Bergerac (Viscomte Valvert) Dir: Terry Hands, RSC/Broadway, 1984
Much Ado About Nothing (Claudio) Dir: Terry Hands, RSC/Broadway, 1984
Derek (Biff) Dir: Nick Hamm, RSC, 1983
The Body (Chorus) Dir: Nick Hamm, RSC, 1983
Softcops (Jacques Duval) Dir: Howard Davies, RSC, 1983
Macbeth (Young Seyward) Dir: Howard Davies, RSC, 1982
The Taming of the Shrew (Huntsman) Dir: Barry Kyle, RSC, 1982
Moliere (Lagrange) Dir: Bill Alexander, RSC, 1982


Holby City (Ant Johnson) BBC. 2007
Jane Eyre (Mr. Briggs) BBC. 2006
Why We Went To War (Alastair Campbell) C4. 2005
Rosemary and Thyme (Inspecteur Voynet) ITV. 2004
Lie With Me (Prosecution) Granada. 2004
Hitler; Rise of Evil (Baron) CBS. 2003
Poirot; Murder in Mesopotamia (Richard Carey) Carnival. 2002
Heartbeat (Tony Pisconi) YTV. 2001
Peak Practice (Defence Barrister) Granada. 2000
The Bill (Beckett) ITV. 1999
Princess in Love (Prince Charles) CBS. 1996
Castles (Alex Miller) BBC. 1995
Little Lord Fauntleroy (Thomas) BBC. 1994
Chandler & Co (Max) BBC. 1993
South Beach (Dimitriev) Universal/CBS. 1993
Diana, Her True Story (Gilbey) NBC. 1992
The Darkman (The Darkman) Universal/CBS. 1992
Soldier, Soldier (Major Killick) Central. 1991
Waiting for God (Sam) BBC. 1991
Shrinks (Chris Mount) Euston Films. 1990
Le Roi Mystere (Le Roi Mystere) FR3 (France). 1990
The Shell-Seekers (Noel) Hallmark/CBS. 1989
Dr Who (Mordred) BBC. 1989
Tanamera; The Lion of Singapore (Johnnie Dexter) Central/Grundy. 1988
Big Deal (Computer Con) BBC. 1986
The Knights of God (Pilot) ITV. 1985
Dempsey and Makepeace (Chauffeur) LWT. 1985
Moliere (Lagrange) RSC/BBC. 1984
Cyrano de Bergerac (Valvert) RSC/BBC. 1984


Monsieur “N” (General Bingham) Dir:Antoine de Caunes, Loma Nasha Films. 2003
Gaudi Afternoon (Hamilton Kincaid) Dir: Susan Seidelman, Lolafilms. 2001
Tomorrow Never Dies (Commander Day) Dir: Roger Spottiswoode, Eon Films. 1998
Cold Comfort Farm (Charles) Dir: John Schlesinger, BBC/Grammercy Films. 1997
The Architect (Father DuBois) Dir: Luke Watson, RCA/Lazennec Tout Court. (short) 1997
Richard III (Prince Edward) Dir: Richard Loncraine, R.III Film Ltd. 1996
Attenborough (David) Dir: Peter Schwabach, Elba Films. (short) 1995
Expecting (Mikhail) Dir: Francesca Brill, Primadonna Films. (short) 1994


Chris trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and got an Equity card at the Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea in 1981.

He went on to spend three years with the RSC performing at Stratford, Newcastle and the Barbican Centre. Productions included: Macbeth (Bob Peck and Sara Kestleman), Peer Gynt (Derek Jacobi), Moliere (Antony Sher), The Taming of the Shrew (Alan Armstrong and Sinead Cusack), The Body (Pete Postlethwaite, Clive Wood), Softcops (Malcolm Storry, Ian Talbot, Geoffrey Freshwater). Chris then toured Europe and spent six months on Broadway with the same company. In the New York productions he played Viscount Valvert in Cyrano de Bergerac and Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing with Derek Jacobi and Sinead Cusack.

More theatre followed, first the Edinburgh Lyceum to play Malcolm in Macbeth (Jonathan Hyde, Julie Covington) and then in the West End at the Haymarket in Antony and Cleopatra and The Taming of the Shrew (Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton).

After a few early excursions in TV with Dempsey and Makepeace and Big Deal, Chris landed the lead role of Johnnie Dexter in Tanamera; The Lion of Singapore, a huge ratings success for Central TV in 1988.

More television came with Dr Who, The Shell-Seekers, Soldier,Soldier and Waiting for God. In the USA he played the title in a pilot for The Darkman, based on the Sam Raimi film, and also starred in South Beach for Universal/CBS.

Back in the UK and after a theatre tour of Noel Coward’s Private Lives, playing Victor, there came a 24-episode stint in Castles for the BBC as well as a feature film breakthrough in Richard III (shot between the eyes by Ian McKellen’s Gloucester). This led to more film work in 1997; Cold Comfort Farm (as Charles, Kate Beckinsale’s boyfriend) directed by John Schlesinger and then the Bond Film, Tomorrow Never Dies (as Commander Day of HMS Devonshire).

A mix of theatre and television work came next with Hamlet (Laertes) at the Young Vic, Heartbeat for YTV, the feature-length Poirot; Murder in Mesopotamia for ITV and the Baron who doesn’t back down from Robert Carlyle’s Hitler in Rise of Evil. There were also two fringe plays in this period, Franziska by Wedekind at the Gate Theatre and The Country by Martin Crimp at the Warwick Arts. He also played the title role in Macbeth at the Southwark Playhouse in 2006.

Most recently Chris has been heard as the narrator of A Year in Tibet on BBC4 and been seen in Holby City as the dodgy geography teacher, Ant Johnston and in Jane Eyre as Mr. Briggs the solicitor who stops the wedding.

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