Geoffrey Beevers

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Geoffrey Beevers
Born Geoffrey M. Beevers
1941 (age 73–74)
Chichester, Sussex, England
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Caroline John (1970–2012)
(her death)
Children Daisy

Geoffrey Beevers (born 1941), is a British actor who has appeared in many different television roles.

Beevers has worked extensively at the Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond upon Thames, both as an actor (including the title role in Jules Romain's Doctor Knock, 1994); and as an adaptor/director of George Eliot's novel Adam Bede (February 1990), for which he won a Time Out Award, and Balzac's Père Goriot (February 1994).

Beevers has appeared in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who on two occasions, in particular, he was the second actor to play the second Master in the serial The Keeper of Traken.[1] A role he has since repeated in some of Big Finish Productions' Doctor Who audio dramas (Dust Breeding, Master, Trail of the White Worm, The Oseidon Adventure, Mastermind, The Light at the End, The Evil One, Requiem for the Rocket Men and Death Match). Beevers narrated the unabridged audio edition of Doctor Who: Harvest of Time, by Alastair Reynolds, released in June 2013.[2] He also read the AudioGO (and later Audible audiobooks of Doctor Who and the Terror of the Autons, Doctor Who and the Doomsday Weapon, Doctor Who and the Sea Devils, Doctor Who and the Space War, Doctor Who and the Deadly Assassin, and the upcoming Doctor Who and the State of Decay. He also acted the vicar in the film Goodnight Mister Tom, and appeared in the 1978 television film The Nativity. In 1988 he appeared in the TV movie sequel The Great Escape II: The Untold Story, and played Wainwright (Member of Parliament) in A Very British Coup for Channel 4 Television (UK). More recently, he played a small role in the 2010 remake of Clash of the Titans as a noble of Basilica. In February 2010 Beevers played Douglas Hogg in the television film On Expenses.

He was married to Caroline John, who portrayed the Third Doctor's companion Liz Shaw, from 1970 until her death on 5 June 2012.

As of March 2013 he was playing opposite Helen Mirren in Peter Morgan's play The Audience[3] at The Gielgud Theatre, and as of February 2015, he is reprising the same role at The Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City.


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  2. ^ Doctor Who: Harvest of Time on[1] Retrieved 28 June 2013.
  3. ^ "The Audience". 

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