Edwin Apps

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Edwin Apps
Born 14 May 1931
Wingham, Kent, England
Occupation Television actor and screenwriter
Spouse(s) Pauline Devaney

Edwin Apps (born in 14 May 1931) is an English television actor and writer. He appeared in many British and French television series and films, which include Whack-O!, I Thank a Fool, Danger Man, The Avengers, Steptoe and Son, My Wife Next Door, Special Branch, Katts and Dog, The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, Vatel, Joséphine, ange gardien, 15 ans et demi and others. He created and co-wrote sitcom All Gas and Gaiters (1966–71) with his wife, Pauline Devaney.

Acting credits[edit]

Production Notes Role
A Place of Execution
  • "Eye for an Eye" (1953)
Armchair Theatre
  • "It Pays to Advertise" (1957)
Ellery Clark
Hour of Mystery
  • "Night Must Fall" (1957)
Hubert Laurie
The Stolen Miniatures
  • TV Short (1957)
Dr. Barling
Whack-O!
  • 31 episodes (1958-60)
Mr. L.J. Halliforth
Dial 999
  • "Illegal Entry" (1959)
Lab Technician
ITV Play of the Week
  • "Parnell" (1959)
  • "The Protest" (1960)
  • "A Choice of Coward 1: Present Laughter" (1964)
  • "The Edwardians 4: The Madras House" (1965)
Mr. Stanley
Hotel manager
Henry Lyppiatt
Windlesham
Magnolia Street
  • 1 episode (1961)
Eric Winberg
Deadline Midnight
  • "Take Over" (1961)
Reporter
Citizen James
  • 2 episodes (1961)
Here's Harry
  • 12 episodes (1961-65)
Top Secret
  • "Dangerous Project" (1962)
Frederico
I Thank a Fool
  • Film (1962)
Junior Counsel
Out of This World
  • "The Tycoons" (1962)
Mr. Crampsey
The Benny Hill Show
  • 2 episodes (1962)
Mr Justice Duncannon
  • 2 episodes (1963)
Mr. Marsham, Defence Counsel
Comedy Playhouse
  • "Have You Read This Notice?" (1963)
  • "The Handyman" (1963)
Aeroplane Passenger
First Card Player
William
  • "William goes Shopping" (1963)
Outfitter
More Faces of Jim
  • "A Matter of Spreadeagling" (1963)
Publius Conspicuous
Ring of Spies
  • Film (1964)
Blake (uncredited)
Hugh and I
  • "A Fat Chance of Slimming" (1964)
The Bargee
  • Film (1964)
George (Barman)
The Graham Stark Show
  • 2 episodes (1964)
Actor
Mike
  • "The Wandering Overcoat" (1964)
Mr. Wilson
Meet the Wife
  • "The Shelf" (1964)
The Brush Salesman
Danger Man
  • 2 episodes (1964)
Mumford
The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling
  • "The Man Who Was" (1964)
Captain Bassett
Armchair Mystery Theatre
  • "Man and Mirror" (1965)
Mr. Medina
The World of Wooster
  • "Jeeves and the Song of Songs" (1965)
Tuppy Glossop
Summer Comedy Hour
  • "Charley's Aunt" (1965)
  • "Almost a Honeymoon" (1965)
Brassett
Mr. Dixon
Pardon the Expression
  • "Self Defence" (1966)
Lloyd
The Liars
  • 1 episode (1966)
Riggles Barton
Three Rousing Tinkles
  • TV series (1966)
Bro Paradock
Harry Worth
  • "To Be Called For" (1966)
Four Tall Tinkles
  • TV Series (1967)
Bro Paradock
Orlando
  • "Curtain up" (1967)
Mr. Diddybox
The Avengers Winters
Ooh La La!
  • "Making a Pass" (1968)
The Root of All Evil?
  • "West of Eden" (1968)
Mr. Crump
ITV Sunday Night Theatre
  • "Suffer Little Children" (1970)
Psephologist
Steptoe and Son
  • "Live Now, P.A.Y.E. Later" (1972)
Official
Love Thy Neighbour
  • "Religious Fervour" (1972)
The Captain
My Wife Next Door
  • "Undesirable Residence" (1972)
Mr. Mitchell
Late Night Theatre
  • "1939" (1973)
Praed
Special Branch
  • "Stand and Deliver" (1974)
Major Philip Erskine
The Galton & Simpson Playhouse
  • "Cheers" (1977)
Graham the Barman
The Black Panther
  • Film (1977)
King of the Olympics: The Lives and Loves of Avery Brundage
  • TV Film (1988)
Adrianov
Crossbow
  • "The Mission" (1989)
Captain of the Guard
Katts and Dog
  • 3 episodes (1991)
Highlander: The Raven
  • "Thick as Thieves" (1999)
Chancellor
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
  • Film (1999)
Bishop
Rendezvous in Samarkand
  • Film (1999)
Callum
Vatel
  • Film (2000)
Fish Deliveryman
Joséphine, ange gardien
  • "Noble cause" (2005)
Monsieur Smith
15 ans et demi
  • Film (2008)
Un scientifique
JC comme Jésus Christ
  • Film (2011)
Le pédopsy

Writing credits[edit]

Production Notes
Summer Comedy Hour
  • "Charley's Aunt" (1965)
    (adaptation - as John Wraith)
All Gas and Gaiters
  • 33 episodes (1966-71)
Comedy Playhouse
  • 3 episodes (1966; 1974)

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