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
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Guest starring as Wilson
New Tricks (2004)
Guest starring as James Farlow
Comic Relief (1986)
Guest starring as Richard Briers (2 episodes)
The Good Life (1975)
Starring as Tom Good
Roobarb and Custard (1974)
Starring as Narrator
Doctor Who (1963)
Guest starring as Chief Caretaker (4 episodes)
Guest starring as Great Architect
Marriage Lines (1963)
Starring as George Starling