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|Born||Geoffrey M. Beevers
15 January 1941
Chichester, Sussex, England
|Spouse(s)||Caroline John (1970–2012)
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 third actor to play the Master in the serial The Keeper of Traken, a role he has since reprised 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. 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.
In 2012, Beevers appeared as Fray Antonio in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Helen Edmundson's The Heresy of Love. In March 2013 he played opposite Helen Mirren in Peter Morgan's play The Audience at The Gielgud Theatre, and reprised the same role in February 2015 at The Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City.
- Doctor Who: Harvest of Time on Audible.com. Retrieved 28 June 2013.
- "The Audience".
- Geoffrey Beevers at the Internet Movie Database
- Univ.of Texas' Shakespeare Studies - Brief Biography with a comprehensive list of television,film, and theatre roles
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