Richard Briers

Richard Briers, CBE was an English actor. His fifty-year career encompassed television, stage, film and radio.

Briers first came to prominence as George Starling in Marriage Lines, but it was a decade later, when he narrated Roobarb and Noah and Nelly in... SkylArk and when he played Tom Good in the BBC sitcom The Good Life, that he became a household name. Later, he starred as Martin in Ever Decreasing Circles, and he had a leading role as Hector in Monarch of the Glen. From the late 1980s, with Kenneth Branagh as director, he performed Shakespearean roles.

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Cast Credits

A Taste of My Life (2006)
Guest starring as Richard Briers
New Tricks (2004)
Guest starring as James Farlow
The Good Life (1975)
Starring as Tom Good
Roobarb and Custard (1974)
Starring as Narrator
Marriage Lines (1963)
Starring as George Starling