Trevor Baxter & Christopher Benjamin - Genuine Signed Autograph 7242

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Trevor Baxter (born 18 November 1932) is a British actor and playwright.

He is perhaps best remembered for his appearance in the 1977 Doctor Who serial The Talons of Weng-Chiang as Professor George Litefoot. He reprised his role of Professor Litefoot in an episode of audio series, Doctor Who: The Companion Chronicles: The Mahogany Murderers. The following year he was Professor Litefoot again for a continuing series of Jago & Litefoot.

His other credits include: Adam Adamant Lives!, Z-Cars, Thriller, Spy Trap, The New Avengers, The Barchester Chronicles and Doctors.

Trevor Baxter has appeared on stage with the RSC and in the West End, also in the USA in David Mamet's A Life in the Theatre at Shakespeare Santa Cruz in 1986. He has appeared in many films including Cold Comfort Farm, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow and Parting Shots.

He has also written a number of plays [1] including Lies, The Undertaking, and Office Games. His play "Ripping Them Off" was given its first performance at the Warehouse Theatre Croydon on 5 October 1990, directed by Ted Craig and designed by Michael Pavelka. The cast consisted of: Ian Targett [Graham], Angus Mackay [Revd. Parkinson], Caroline Blakiston [Grace], Annette Badland [Hilda], Frank Ellis [Julian], Ewart James Walters [Max], Anthony Woodruff [Pauken], Ian Burford [Inspector Sands], Richard Clifford [Jeff] and C.P. Grogan [Susanna].

In 2003 he adapted Oscar Wilde's novella The Picture of Dorian Gray for the stage, followed in March 2005 by a touring version of Wilde's short story, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, revived in January 2010 at the Theatre Royal Windsor, starring Lee Mead in the title role.

In 2012 Trevor contiunes to record Dr Who audiobooks for the BBC as Professor Litefoot and has recorded a number of episodes.

Christopher Benjamin (born 27 December 1934) is a British actor.

Benjamin was born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England. He is well known for his roles in some of the UK's biggest cult television programmes. This included playing the same character ("Potter"} in two Patrick McGoohan dramas, Danger Man and The Prisoner, fuelling speculation that they are possibly linked. He was also an occasional guest star in The Avengers and Doctor Who, playing in three episodes of each, mostly in comedy roles.

He also played recurring roles in several period dramas. He was Sir John Glutton, the regular adversary in the period family adventure series Dick Turpin, Channing in several episodes of the third series of When The Boat Comes In, and Prosper Profound in the acclaimed 1967 adaptation of The Forsyte Saga .

He reprised the role of Henry Gordon Jago, from the Doctor Who serial The Talons of Weng-Chiang in four series, with three further series planned for release in 2013 and 2014, of Jago and Litefoot audio plays, after a well received episode of the Big Finish Productions audio C.D. series Doctor Who: The Companion Chronicles entitled The Mahogany Murderers. He acted alongside Trevor Baxter who played Professor George Litefoot.

Predominantly a theatre actor, he has performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He appeared at Shakespeare's Globe from 17 June to 5 October 2008 as Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor.


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