[43] And portrayed Jeffrey Bernard in Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell at the Coach and Horses in Greek Street, Soho. [37] Present Laughter was the first time Bathurst had appeared in a Coward play and he was cast in another, Blithe Spirit, later in the year, as Charles Condomine. On the day before taking his test, the filming of a scene where David takes off on his new bike was scheduled. he joined the National Theatre in 1984, where he appeared as a background actor in Saint Joan. He now performs Alex as a corporate after-dinner entertainment. Written by. [14] After leaving, he found that he was considered a dilettante, which resulted in it taking him longer than expected to be accepted as a serious actor. PBS/ITV Sir Anthony Strallan (Seasons 1, 2 & 3) Zoe Boyle. Interview with Robert Bathurst (Sir Anthony), confirming that there will be a season three Weihnachten Special. Aged 9 moved to England . Robert Bathurst (born as Robert Guy Bathurst on 22nd February, 1957; Accra, Ghana) is the actor who plays Sir Anthony Strallan in Downton Abbey. Bathurst appeared in his first Noël Coward play, Present Laughter in 2010 and followed it with a role in Blithe Spirit that same year and again in 2011. He reprised the role for two more series in 2008 and 2009.[34]. Between January and April 2010, Bathurst starred as Garry Essendine in a national touring revival of Noël Coward's Present Laughter. [16] He described the character of David as an "emotional cripple", originally with little depth. Jump directly to the content The Irish Sun, A News Ireland Company Close Dame Maggy Smith stars as Violet, the stubborn Dowager Countess of Grantham matriarch of Downton. The part eventually went to Craig Charles but Bathurst was given a role in the first episode of the first series as Frank Todhunter, second officer on the ship, who is killed in the first ten minutes. He also has a recurring role in the comedy series Toast of London. In September 2016, Bathurst reprised his role of David Marsden in Cold Feet. The opening night audience was made up of three people but after good reviews in the national press the audience grew to an average of fifteen. [16][22] In another episode, David buys a racehorse – ostensibly as a birthday present for his wife – in a plot born out of Bathurst's own love of horseracing. The programme was broadcast in 1990 to little fanfare. The play toured theatres around southern England in 2010 and early 2011 before beginning a three-month run at the Apollo Theatre in London. On Downton Abbey, a decade has passed ... (Robert Bathurst) left Edith at the altar. In 1996, while appearing in The Rover at the Salisbury Playhouse, Bathurst got an audition for the Granada Television comedy pilot Cold Feet. Still dodgy in Confession . He first drew international attention for his role as Matthew Crawley in the ITV acclaimed period drama series Downton Abbey (2010–12). Downton Abbey (TV Series) Details. [10][15] Between roles, he worked as a television presenter for BBC East. The character was recast and downgraded when the series was commissioned as The Black Adder. Hagan, Angela (2 December 2000). He is married, and has four children. Spencer, Charles (2 December 1999). [26], Between 1998 and 2003, he made television appearances in Goodbye, Mr Steadman (2001), starring opposite Caroline Quentin as a shy and unassuming teacher who has been declared dead after one of his pupils erases all computer records relating to him and in the adaptation of White Teeth (2002). A link to an external website Robert Bathurst is Keeping Us Abbey submitted by a fan of Downton Abbey. Wikipedia. At the age of 18, he read law at Pembroke College, Cambridge and joined the Cambridge Footlights group. The play ran at the Arts Theatre between October and November 2007 and featured Bathurst interacting with other characters projected onto a screen behind him. [16] On stage, in 1998 he appeared in Michael Frayn's Alarms and Excursions and in 1999 in Hedda Gabler, which was his last theatre role for several years. [44][45] Bathurst said he jumped at the opportunity: “It’s so obviously a good idea, and appealingly odd. [23] As punishment for arriving late for the series one press launch at the Café Royal in Regent Street, London, writer Steven Moffat pledged to write an episode in which Mark is naked throughout. [14] The first series was broadcast in a Sunday afternoon CBBC slot in 2003. Bathurst "wobbled, missed the camera and crashed into the pavement", leading director Simon Delaney to exclaim it was the funniest thing he had ever seen. "Filling in the blanks". Robert Guy Bathurst was born in Accra, Gold Coast (modern-day Ghana), on 22 February 1957 to Philip Charles Metcalfe Bathurst, a descendant of politician Charles Bathurst and kinsman of the Earls Bathurst and Viscounts Bledisloe,[4][5][6] and his wife Gillian (née Debenham). Robert Guy Bathurst is an English actor. [15] Bathurst got the part and the pilot of Joking Apart was broadcast as an installment of the BBC 2 Comic Asides strand. Robert Guy Bathurst (born 22 February 1957) is an English actor. After Joking Apart concluded, he was cast as pompous management consultant David Marsden in the ITV comedy drama Cold Feet, which ran for five series from 1998 to 2003 and again for four further series from 2016 to 2020.[2][3]. English actor. The same year, he starred in the ITV thriller The Stepfather playing Christopher Veazey, a man whose daughter goes missing. [21] He has also said that he believes Mark was too "designery" and wishes that he had "roughened him up a bit". 2007 also saw Bathurst perform as linguist Charles in the first series of the BBC Radio 4 sitcom Hut 33. It does make the working practice easier. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Photos (1) Photos . To a large extent, this vow is realised in the second series.[21]. [10][17] The following year, he appeared at The Man In The Moon, a pub theatre in Chelsea, in Judgement, a two-hour monologue on cannibalism. Director Michael Blakemore advised him to turn this to his advantage, as he would not feel he had to live up to previous portrayals. In 1959 his family moved to Ballybrack, Dublin, Ireland and Bathurst attended school in Killiney and later was enrolled at Headfort, an Irish boarding school. He was attracted to the role because of the "duplicity and guile" Alex uses to get himself out of tight situations. PBS/ITV Sir Richard Carlisle (Season 2) Shirley MacLaine. Robert Bathurst. Full Cast & Crew: Downton Abbey (2010–2015) Series Cast (337) Hugh Bonneville. Robert Bathurst. Best known for playing David Marsden in ITV's Cold Feet, Robert Bathurst has also stared in Toast of London, Downton Abbey, My Dad's the Prime Minister, Dad's Army: The Lost Episodes. Share. He had not seen The Three Sisters before starring in it. Nov 22, 2012 - Robert Bathurst aka Sir Anthony Strallan from Downton Abbey. [25] The third series features an affair between David and a political activist played by Yasmin Bannerman. Character PBS/ITV Lavinia Swire (Season 2) Iain Glen. Earlier in the day, he noticed a fellow Up Yer News performer reading the script to prepare for his own audition. [1] In 1966, the family moved to England and Bathurst transferred to Worth School in Sussex, where he took up amateur dramatics. In 1966, the family moved to England and Bathurst transferred to Worth School in Sussex, where he took up amateur dramatics. Iain Glen played Sir Richard Carlisle and Trevor White played Patrick Gordon in Series Two. 1, p. 398, Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage 1931 pg 534. [33] As Alex he presented a ten-part series on Classic FM, which won a Gold Award at the Sony Radio Academy Awards in 2012. Lived in Ireland aged 3-9 . Sent to satisfactorily brutal boarding school in County Meath . Possible spoilers! Lady Mary Crawley (52 episodes, 2010-2015) Joanne Froggatt. If there's only two of you in a play, you are equally responsible – there's nobody else to blame if it goes wrong. Bathurst was born in Gold Coast (now Ghana) in 1957, where his father was working as a management consultant. Robert Bathurst (born as Robert Guy Bathurst on 22nd February, 1957; Accra, Ghana) is the actor who plays Sir Anthony Strallan in Downton Abbey. Lied in First Confession aged 6 . Bathurst believes that his "ludicrous audition" was only "an arm-twisting exercise" because the producers wanted to pressure Timothy Dalton to take the role by telling him they were still auditioning other actors. Appearances The family lived in Ghana until 1959, when they moved to Ballybrack, Dublin, Ireland. He enjoyed working on it, telling What's on Stage: "Nick is a really good actor and really good to work with in that you can have completely frank discussions about tiny issues and it's totally ego-free. "The Jennifer Selway Interview: Robert Bathurst". [28] In 2003, he returned to theatre for the first time in four years to play Vershinin in The Three Sisters, opposite Kristin Scott Thomas and Eric Sykes. 17/07/2018 ITV. [14] The role made him more widely recognisable and he often received prospective scripts that were "obvious rewrites of the character". "Ibsen in a sauna". [7], Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage 2003, vol. "It's their loss (but our pain)". [10], Bathurst left Worth at the age of 18 to read law at Pembroke College, Cambridge. Bathurst was born in Gold Coast (now Ghana) where his father was working as a management consultant. Topic. Bathurst, Robert (4 December 2001). Downton Abbey -- a sprawling, lavish Edwardian mansion nestled in the Yorkshire landscape -- needs an heir. He had already appeared in a training video by director Geoff Posner and got the role of Henry by way of thanks. [15], The show was punctuated by fantasy sequences in which his character performed his thoughts as a stand-up routine in a small club. Follow . [10] He had first become interested in acting when his family saw a pantomime at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin and he watched actors waiting for their cues in the wings. Downton Abbey, 3.01 – Lady Edith (Laura Carmichael) and Sir Anthony Strallan (Robert Bathurst) ©2012 Carnival Downton Abbey, 3.01 – Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery), Lady Sybil (Jessica Brown Findlay) and Anna (Joanne Froggatt) ©2012 Carnival [24] The role in the pilot was only minor and created at the last minute to support characters played by James Nesbitt and Helen Baxendale; the only character note in the script about David related to his high salary. [12] He also directed and appeared in the Footlights pantomime Aladdin as Widow Twankey during the 1978–79 season. Bathurst is to star as Andy in the upcoming Sky1 television film television film adaptation of the M. C. Beaton novel Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death. I … Elizabeth McGovern is his far-sighted American wife, Cora. I adore it and cannot wait for the mext series. He accepted the part because it was "funny, plausible, plausibly absurd and cruel" and he liked that it was a translation from an original French play. [31] The tour coincided with his appearance as the titular character in Alex, based on the comic in The Daily Telegraph. Evelyn Napier (played by Brendan Patricks) is the son and heir of Viscount Branksome and a suitor for Lady Mary, but later becomes engaged to "one of the Semphill girls". From Academy Award-winner Julian Fellowes. Interview with Robert Bathurst (Sir Anthony), confirming that there will be a season three Christmas Special. Cold Feet and Downton Abbey actor Robert Bathurst tells Metro why his new play proves poetry can be fun by Andrew Williams Published February 28, 2020 Published Feb 28, 2020 COLD Feet star Robert Bathurst has been getting puzzled looks about his latest stage show Love, Loss And Chianti — an adaptation of two books in verse by poet Christopher Reid and accompanied by animation. [38][39] In 2011 he starred as John Le Mesurier in the Hattie Jacques biopic Hattie,[40] and joined the cast of the long-running ITV drama Wild at Heart.[41]. [27] In 2001, Bathurst appeared in the music video for Westlife's Comic Relief single "Uptown Girl". Robert Bathurst in 'Downton Abbey' Photo: NOBBY CLARK. Convent school . February 22nd, 1957 Charles Carson (52 episodes, 2010-2015) Brendan Coyle. After graduating, he took up acting full-time. Since 2003, Bathurst has played a fictional prime minister in the BBC sitcom My Dad's the Prime Minister, Mark Thatcher in the fact-based drama Coup! To broaden his knowledge of working on stage, he joined the National Theatre. Nov 16, 2013 - Lady Edith Crawley (Laura Carmichael) and Sir Anthony Strallan (Robert Bathurst). So its a greater risk and there's no hiding". 12:50PM BST 04 Aug 2011. After a season at the Bush Theatre at the end of 2006, Whipping it Up transferred to the New Ambassadors Theatre from March to June 2007. [28] In 2006, Bathurst also appeared in an episode of Agatha Christie's Poirot 2005 where he played Gilbert Entwhistle in After the Funeral. Bathurst takes a hiatus from the show, but makes his return, and final appearance, in season three. He watched debates in the House of Commons to prepare for the role but did not base his portrayal on Tony Blair. Possible spoilers! Known to most people for starring in the hit '90s TV series Cold Feet, Robert Bathurst has had an extensive career on stage and screen over the last thirty years. [23] Granada paid for him to take motorcycle lessons and a test. [32] He reprised the role in an international tour from September to November 2008, playing in Melbourne, Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai. [30] At the end of the year, he appeared opposite Richard Wilson in Whipping it Up, a play about whips in a fictional David Cameron government. Accuracy: A team of editors ... Robert Bathurst is probably best known for his role as David Marsden in 'Cold Feet', which ran on British television from 1998 until 2003. PBS/ITV Harold Levinson (Season 4) Cara Theobold. [10] After declining an offer to be a presenter of That's Life! Appearing in season one as landowner Sir Anthony Strallan, Robert Bathurst was with Downton Abbey from the start. PBS/ITV Martha Levinson (Seasons 3 & 4) Paul Giamatti. "Yes. Robert Bathurst In the commentary and the interview on the DVD, Bathurst says that he was told that they would be re-shot after filming everything else, an idea abandoned because of the expense. He replaced Roger Lloyd-Pack as Tim Allgood and stayed at the Savoy for a year. At the age of 18, he read law at Pembroke College, Cambri… [14], In 2002, straight after finishing Cold Feet, Bathurst went straight into filming My Dad's the Prime Minister, a series in which he portrays fictional British prime minister Michael Philips. It returned for two series in 1993 and 1995. Lady Edith Crawley (Laura Carmichael) and Sir Anthony Strallan (Robert Bathurst) Saved by Fanpop. Feb 5, 2013 - Robert Bathurst plays Sir Anthony Strallan in Downton Abbey TV series .. [42], In 2019 Bathurst portrayed Sergeant Wilson in Dad's Army: The Lost Episodes, a recreation of three missing episodes of the BBC comedy Dad's Army. Ep. Episode 1.05 to Episode 3.03 [36] He previously played Weston in a two-part adaptation of Emma for BBC Radio 4 in 2000. As Bathurst went into the audition room, his colleague was leaving and told Bathurst he would "break his legs" if he got the part, a threat that seemed not to be "entirely jocular". [15][16] He regards it as "the most demoralising" job he has ever had but was grateful for the theatre experience it gave him. He had not seen Present Laughter before, though had seen several Coward plays in his 20s and did not imitate Coward's speech patterns while performing. Robert Guy Bathurst (born 22 February 1957) is an English actor. ROBERT Bathurst was one of the original stars of award-winning drama Cold Feet when it burst onto screens way back in 1998. [13] He took the Bar Vocational Course at the University of Law, in London, which allowed him to go on to become a practising barrister, but stuck to acting instead. Bathurst was born in Gold Coast (now Ghana) in 1957, where his father was working as a management consultant. [1] He compared the time he and his brother, who were Catholics, spent at the Anglican boarding school to Lord of the Flies; "we were incarcerated in a huge, stinking, Georgian house, where we were treated very brutally". Report this Image? Robert cannot bear listening to Edith lie to him anymore, and so decides to confront her about Marigold. Downton Abbey (2010–2015) Robert Bathurst: Sir Anthony Strallan. those gorgeous blue eyes are well worth getting passionate about. John Bates (52 episodes, 2010-2015) Michelle Dockery. Downton abbey is yet another fascinating British period which shines for the brilliance of the cast ,the authenticity of the setting and costumes and the intriguing story of a part of English society that has virtually disappeated and how this particular family endeavours to come to terms with the inevitable changes that are taking place. . They have four daughters: Matilda, Clemency, Oriel and Honor. Robert Bathurst is similar to these people: Dan Stevens, Simon Jones (actor), Janie Dee and more. This page was last edited on 20 January 2021, at 06:59. [11] He spent much of his time there performing in the Cambridge Footlights alongside Hugh Laurie, Rory McGrath and Emma Thompson. By Joe Anderton. This category is for questions and answers related to Downton Abbey, as asked by users of FunTrivia.com. Robert Bathurst at the Internet Movie Database (31679612) [24] Like other cast members, Bathurst was able to suggest storylines as the series went on; one episode features David celebrating his fortieth birthday and Bathurst suggested the character could get a Harley-Davidson motorbike. I adore it and cannot wait for the mext series. Alex tour: Getting Brezhnev to smile would have been easier, "Q&A: Dermot Dix, headmaster, Headfort School, Kells, Co. Meath", "Robert Bathurst: Thingy out of Cold Feet", "Cold Feet's Robert Bathurst: 'I'm not as nice as people think I am, Questions and Answers with... 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[15] In 1990, he performed on Up Yer News, a live topical programme broadcast on BSB. He has an idea of re-filming the sequences 'now', as his older self, to give them a more retrospective feeling. [29] In 2005, the second series of My Dad's the Prime Minister was broadcast, now moved to a Friday night time slot to take advantage of the adult humour. PBS/ITV Ivy Stuart (Seasons 3 & 4) Charles Edwards. Ten years later, Bathurst was invited to reprise the role when a storyline in the series allowed former characters to return, but filming commitments prevented him from appearing. Among the Footlights Revues in which he participated were Stage Fright in 1978, which he also co-wrote and Nightcap in 1979. Wikipedia. [7][8] They had two other children, Nicholas and Charlotte. Selway, Jennifer (28 March 2003). Birthday His father was a major in the Royal Engineers during the Second World War and was working in West Africa as a management consultant. Feb 5, 2013 - Robert Bathurst plays Sir Anthony Strallan in Downton Abbey TV series. We're all just discussing the point and not playing games with each other. Robert Bathurst … Robert Bathurst, Actor: Cold Feet. Also in 2005, he played Mr Sesseman in an adaptation of Heidi and Dottore Massimo in The Thief Lord.[23]. [19], He continued to make minor appearances in television throughout the 1980s; in 1987, he auditioned for the role of Dave Lister in the BBC North science fiction sitcom Red Dwarf. [16], Bathurst reprised the role in the Cold Feet series, which ran for five years from 1998 to 2003. This engagement is broken off and during the war he is injured. It brings Jeffrey Bernard’s journalism on to the stage, his own version of himself, not necessarily how others saw him.” He added: “It’s a brilliantly funny, sour and surprisingly moving manifesto for the right of people to destroy their liver and wallet in any way they choose.”[46], Bathurst met artist Victoria Threlfall through mutual friends and they married in 1985. Downton Abbey star Robert Bathurst wants his character to return for the movie "The rat should come back!" (31679612) Bathurst appreciated the opportunity to bring some depth to a previously one-dimensional character, but was more impressed with the storylines that came out of the affair, rather than the affair itself: "It was the deception, the guilt and the recrimination rather than the actual affair, which was neither interesting nor remarkable". Birthplace Using his fame from the show as … His mother was a physiotherapist. He arrived for the audition "bearded and shaggy", on account of his role in the play and did not expect to win the role of upper-middle class management consultant David Marsden. 60-year-old actor Robert Bathurst has starred in Downton Abbey and now he's in series seven of Cold Feet. Bathurst noted "I could never have done it – Bond actors are always very different from me". [15], Bathurst's professional stage debut came the next year when he joined the second cast of Michael Frayn's Noises Off at the Savoy Theatre. On television in 2010, Bathurst starred as Percy Hamleigh in the German-Canadian miniseries The Pillars of the Earth and had a recurring role as widower Sir Anthony Strallan in the period drama Downton Abbey. Accra, Ghana [24] He turned them down, preferring to play a "good person", which would be more interesting from a dramatic point of view. In 1991, he won his first major television role playing Mark Taylor in the semi-autobiographical BBC sitcom Joking Apart, written by Steven Moffat. English actor. See also. Between 1991 and 1995, Bathurst also appeared on television in No Job for a Lady, The House of Eliott and The Detectives and on stage in The Choice, George Bernard Shaw's Getting Married at Chichester with Dorothy Tutin and Gogol's The Nose adapted by Alastair Beaton, which played in Nottingham and Bucharest. Smurthwaite, Nick (11 October 2006). He made his professional stage debut in 1983, playing Tim Allgood in Michael Frayn's Noises Off, which ran for a year at the Savoy Theatre. In 2006, he played Mark Thatcher in Coup!, a dramatisation of the attempted coup in Equatorial Guinea. [7][14] Although he enjoyed his work with Footlights, he did not continue performing with the group, worrying that he would be "washed up at 35 having coat-tailed on their success through the early part of [his] career". When I’m in a West End show my Friday nights are usually spent at Ronnie Scott’s. [18], A casting director for the James Bond film The Living Daylights persuaded Bathurst to audition for Bond. [26] In the Daily Telegraph, Charles Spencer described his role as Tesman as a "weird casting choice" but called his acting "a brave stab". https://downtonabbey.fandom.com/wiki/Robert_Bathurst?oldid=51391. He supplemented his stage roles in the 1980s with television roles, appearing in comedies such as the aborted pilot episode of Blackadder, Chelmsford 123, The Lenny Henry Show and the first episode of Red Dwarf. Hugh Bonneville stars as her son, the stoic, unflappable Lord Crawley. A link to an external website Robert Bathurst is Keeping Us Abbey Abgeschickt Von a Fan of Downton Abbey. Bathurst identified the character as merely a "post-Thatcherite whipping boy". [7][9], In 1966, the family moved to England and Bathurst was sent to board at Worth School in Sussex. IMDB Profile [7] From 1977 to 1978, he was the secretary of the group and from 1978 to 1979, he was the president. Born West Africa . Although only thirteen episodes were made (between 1991 and 1995), the role remains Bathurst's favourite of his whole career. Didn't own up to this until he was 25 . Bathurst was pleased that this white-collar worker had an emotional side, in comparison to David Marsden, whom he used as a yardstick when accepting those sorts of roles. He has made a regular appearance in Downton Abbey as Sir Anthony Strallan and on stage has starred in Alex – based on the comic in the Daily Telegraph – Whipping it Up and Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit and Present Laughter. KEHOE Robert Bathurst opens up about acting and his roles in Downton Abbey and Cold Feet People often say that in real life, famous actors are far smaller than you expect. People similar to or like Robert Bathurst. After the first series was broadcast, a critic called Bathurst the "Best Comedy Newcomer of 1993". Bathurst, Robert (7 March 2009). Multiple contributors (3 November 2003). and a man whose daughter goes missing in the ITV thriller The Stepfather. Downton Abbey; Downton Abbey images; Robert Bathurst Sir Anthony Strallan; All Images; 92 Wallpapers ; 9 Gifs; 8 Avatars; Pictures; Screenshots; facebook; twitter; google+; Download Next > Tags: photo photos robert bathurst sir anthony strallan pictures View all Downton Abbey Pictures. Saved from wildsound-filmmaking-feedback-events.com. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs. dam-images-resources-2012-03-downton-abbey-downton-abbey-design-sets-01.jpg ... Pictured here is a scene in the drawing room with Sir Anthony Strallan, played by Robert Bathurst… [35] He also played the role of Mr Weston in the BBC costume drama Emma, which was broadcast in October 2009 on BBC One. In 1959 his family moved to Ballybrack, Dublin, Ireland and Bathurst attended school in Killiney and later was enrolled at Headfort, an Irish boarding school. Downton Abbey Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Monastery school till 18 . 41 - Robert Bathurst. "Why I'd never let my girls watch Cold Feet". Bathurst appeared as sitcom writer Mark Taylor in the series. [22] The role is his favourite of his whole career; he has described it as "the most enjoyable job I will ever do" and considers several episodes of the series to be "timeless, beautifully constructed farces which will endure". Strallan was keen on Lady Edith Crawley (Laura Carmichael), and Edith returned his feelings, but a spiteful Mary dubiously planted doubt in his head resulting in him fleeing. In 2009, he made his third and final appearance as art dealer James Garrett in My Family. He also made a return to theatre roles, playing Vershinin in The Three Sisters (2003), Adrien in the two-hander Members Only (2006), government whip Alistair in Whipping it Up (2006–07), and the title role in Alex (2007, 2008). Downton abbey is yet another fascinating British period which shines for the brilliance of the cast ,the authenticity of the setting and costumes and the intriguing story of a part of English society that has virtually disappeated and how this particular family endeavours to come to terms with the inevitable changes that are taking place. Downton Abbey Episodes. He also starred as Adrien opposite Nicholas Tennant in the UK premiére of Members Only at the Trafalgar Studios. Saved from images6.fanpop.com. 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