John Rowe (actor)

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Rowe in 2019

John Rowe (born January 1941) is a British actor.

After reading English at Oxford he worked as a teacher before training at the Birmingham School of Speech and Drama.[1] After some years in repertory theatre he joined the BBC Radio Drama Company at Broadcasting House and has been a prolific radio actor ever since, notably as Professor Jim Lloyd in The Archers.[2] He has also played numerous character roles on television and film and his extensive stage work includes touring with the Old Vic in Europe, China, the Middle East and Australia.[3][4][1]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

TV[edit]

Radio[edit]

Date Title Role Director Station
March 1973 Henry IV Part 1 by William Shakespeare Prince Hal Martin Jenkins (Producer) BBC Radio 3[7]
1997 The Chimes of Midnight by Nick Fisher Jonathan Tempray Marion Nancarrow BBC Radio 4 Fear on 4 Drama
October 1997 Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery by Agatha Christie Dr Graves Enyd Williams BBC Radio 4 Drama
30 July 1999 Flight to Arras by Antoine de Saint Exupery David Hunter BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
23 February 20045 March 2004 The L-Shaped Room Alison Hindell BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour Drama
3 May 2004 Inspector Cadaver Ned Chaillet BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
23 January 200627 January 2006 To Serve Them All My Days Howarth Marc Beeby and Cherry Cookson BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
2007–08, 2009– The Archers Jim Lloyd BBC Radio 4
4 September 2007 The Architects[8] Alan & Policeman Lu Kemp BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
2008 The Karla Trilogy - Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy ; The Honourable Schoolboy ; Smiley's People by John Le Carré Control adapted by Shaun McKenna BBC Radio 4 Drama
27 January 20082 March 2008 Fortunes of War Inchcape Colin Guthrie BBC Radio 4 Classic Serial
16 June 20084 July 2008 The Way We Live Right Now Anthony Trollope Jonquil Panting BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour Drama
17 June 2008 The Ring and the Book The Judge Abigail le Fleming BBC Radio 4 Classic Serial
18 June 2008 Listen to the Words Clive Jessica Dromgoole BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
6 July 2008 Piper Alpha Toby Swift BBC Radio 3 Drama on 3
11 July 2008 One Chord Wonders: Parallel Lines Announcer Toby Swift BBC Radio 4 Friday Play
25 July 2008 One Chord Wonders: Damned, Damned, Damned Announcer Toby Swift BBC Radio 4 Friday Play
8 August 2008 One Chord Wonders: Television's Over Voke Toby Swift BBC Radio 4 Friday Play
1 September 2008 Peter Lorre vs Peter Lorre Judge Burnett Wolfson Toby Swift BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
23 November 2008 The Pattern of Painful Adventures Richard Burbage Jeremy Mortimer BBC Radio 3 Drama on 3
24 November 200828 November 2008 Aubrey's Brief Lives Anthony Wood Abigail le Fleming BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour Drama
16 March 2009 Where Three Roads Meet Shepherd Kirsty Williams BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
11 June 2010 Philip and Sydney Hotel Keeper & Drinker Kirsty Williams BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
22 December 2010 Alice Through the Looking Glass[9] The White Knight Stephen Wyatt BBC Radio 4 Saturday Drama
3 November 2013 Sword of Honour[10] Peregrine Crouchback Tracey Neale BBC Radio 4 Classic Serial
7 January 2015 Wants and Desires: the Ferryhill Philosophers[11] Rollo Ironside Marilyn Imrie BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "BBC Radio 4 - The Archers - Jim Lloyd". BBC.
  2. ^ "Living with the Poets podcasts – Bath Spa University". www.bathspa.ac.uk.
  3. ^ "John Rowe". BFI.
  4. ^ "John Rowe | Theatricalia". theatricalia.com.
  5. ^ "John Rowe | Movies and Filmography". AllMovie.
  6. ^ "John Rowe". www.aveleyman.com.
  7. ^ "BBC Programme Index". genome.ch.bbc.co.uk.
  8. ^ "BBC Radio 4 - Drama, The Architects". BBC.
  9. ^ "BBC Radio 4 - Saturday Drama, Lewis Carroll - Alice through the Looking Glass". BBC.
  10. ^ "BBC Sword of Honour webpage".
  11. ^ "BBC Radio 4 - Drama, The Ferryhill Philosophers, Wants and Desires". BBC.

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