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  Richard Briers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Richard Briers, CBE (born on January 14, 1934) is a popular English actor whose career encompasses the theatre, television, film and radio.
Briers is a familiar voice actor, with numerous commercials and the animated children's series Roobarb to his credit.
Briers has spent much of his career in theatre work, including appearances in plays by Shakespeare and Shaw.
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 BBC - Monarch Of The Glen - Live Chats
Richard Briers: I think that the writing was very true to life as after my death, people will regret that we, apart from Molly cos we had that lovely scene with her, Archie and I never really made things up which is sad but more true to life than a happy ending.
Richard Briers: (Laughs) I have yet to prove this but there is reason to believe that I am a MacMahon who came over from the Highlands and became a McMachon.
Richard Briers: I had to be immersed in the loch and the unit warned me, being the oldest member of the company that when I got into the loch it would be very cold and I would shiver.
www.bbc.co.uk /scotland/tv/monarch/chat/index.shtml?chat=richard_series3   (1559 words)

  
 Richard Briers | Peter Pan DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Richard Briers (Smee), a veteran of stage, film and television, is one of Britain 's most popular actors.
Richard Briers joined Branagh's Renaissance Theatre Company in 1987 and starred in the company's stage productions of "Twelfth Night," "King Lear," "Uncle Vanya" and "Coriolanus." Briers has also enjoyed a long creative association with playwright and director Alan Ayckbourn.
Richard Briers appeared in Ayckbourn's first play, "Relatively Speaking," which opened at the Duke of York's Theatre in 1967.
www.peterpanmovie.net /richard-briers.html   (268 words)

  
 Just don't call me squeaky clean
Richard Briers is famous for his bumbling bonhomie, but he admits he has a ruthless streak.
IT would be a bit much to expect Richard Briers to be a secret axe murderer, but surely no one can be as relentlessly wholesome and twinkly as he seems.
Briers describes his own character as a combination of his two most famous roles: Tom in The Good Life and Martin in Ever Decreasing Circles.
www.portal.telegraph.co.uk /htmlContent.jhtml?html=/archive/2000/01/17/tlbrie17.html   (1979 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | TV and Radio | Richard Briers' classic career
Richard Briers' CBE marks the second time the veteran actor has been honoured by the Queen.
Briers has been recognised for his services to drama, having enjoyed a varied and prolific career in TV, film and theatre.
Briers' career in front of the camera began in the movies in the 1960s with British features including Bottoms Up, Murder She Said and The Girl on the Boat.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/tv_and_radio/2988170.stm   (462 words)

  
 Richard Briers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Richard is very much a South West London person.
Richard first came to prominence in the early sixties sitcom Marriage Lines, with Prunella Scales, one of the most successful sitcoms ever.
Through this and subsequent TV successes, Richard was soon on stage with Alan Ayckbourn's first play, Relatively Speaking.
www.kingston.ac.uk /~kx19709/NewFiles/briers.html   (349 words)

  
 The good life of the Briers Evening Standard (London) - FindArticles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
WHEN Lucy Briers was a little girl her schoolfriends thought her mum was Felicity Kendal and that goats roamed in her back garden.
Briers tried to dissuade his daughter from becoming an actress but Lucy was hooked from an early age.
Richard and Lucy make a splendid double act, the clever, thoughtful daughter and her doting, slightly dotty dad.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4153/is_20000223/ai_n11921754   (415 words)

  
 Briers Richard - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Briers Richard - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Briers, Richard (1934- ), British actor who had a successful career in television comedies before he was rediscovered as a classical actor.
Richard III (1452-1485), king of England (1483-1485), of the House of York.
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 Brier - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brier or briar is a common name for a number of unrelated thicket-forming thorny plants, including species in the genera Rosa, Rubus and Smilax.
The Brier, the Canadian men's curling championship, see Tim Hortons Brier.
Brier, Washington is a town located in Snohomish County, Washington
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 Scotsman.com News - Entertainment - Briers is dying to leave
Briers is staying tight-lipped about the way he departs and will only say that it was his choice to bow out.
Briers first shot to fame 27 years ago as the suburban self-sufficient Tom Good, opposite Felicity Kendal in the Seventies sitcom The Good Life.
Despite such accolades, Briers strikes you as a very ordinary man who is not enthralled by the showbusiness spotlight.
news.scotsman.com /entertainment.cfm?id=42492002   (1035 words)

  
 Richard Briers Article Archives by KeepMedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The essential "back to the land" TV couple were Richard Briers and Felicity Kendal who played Tom and Barbara Good in the 1970s hit The Good Life.
Richard Briers makes a ghostly cameo in the final episode of Monarch Of The Glen.
ARCH Of The Glen star Richard Briers is returning to Glenbogle - as a ghost.
www.topix.net /who/richard-briers/keepmedia   (311 words)

  
 Richard Briers Biography :: Hollywood.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
But it was as a TV comic that Briers won his greatest fame in England, appearing in the popular shows "The Good Life" (BBC, 1975, shown in the US as "Good Neighbors"), "Ever Decreasing Circles" (BBC-1, 1989), Rowan Atkinson's "Mr.
Briers' big screen career began with the British features "Bottoms Up" (1960), "Murder She Said" (1961), "The Girl on the Boat" and "A Matter of Who" (both 1962) and the multi-national "The VIPs" (1963).
Briers, who is married to actress Ann Davies, has done some recent work sans Branagh, including the comedy "A Chorus of Disapproval" (1989), the harrowing period drama "Skallagrigg" (1994) and the P G Wodehouse comedy "Heavy Weather" (PBS, 1996), with Peter O'Toole and Judy Parfitt.
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 screenonline: Briers, Richard (1934-) Biography
Although he has confessed he began his career knowing absolutely nothing about acting, Richard Briers has developed into an immensely popular actor.
Briers liked the scripts but only accepted the part of Tom Good because he was short of money.
The second of these was particularly popular, providing Briers with a character that was the complete antithesis of Tom Good.
www.screenonline.org.uk /people/id/1157964   (349 words)

  
 Richard Briers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Richard Briers is a Vice President of the Kingston Theatre Trust.
This was because we have met many times across a mixing desk, particularly in the 80s when Richard Briers’ voice was the hottest of commercial properties.
Richard has strayed a little further from Kingston these days, living in Chiswick, where he is a great supporter of The Lyric Hammersmith.
website.lineone.net /~nmrprods/briers.htm   (943 words)

  
 Richard Briers Photos - Richard Briers News - Richard Briers Information
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The parish overseen by Reverend Philip Lambe (played by Richard Briers) is located in a wealthy suburb.
Noah and Nelly On the Skylark was an animated comedy about the 2 Bible Charachters,Noah and Nelly.It was a great show for kids and adults to watch in 1974.
www.tv.com /richard-briers/person/63354/summary.html   (208 words)

  
 Richard Briers - A Midwinter's Tale
Richard Briers has been enormously popular throughout his career in the UK because of his regular contributions to television comedy series.
After a long career in popular television drama, in 1987 he joined Kenneth Branagh's Renaissance Theatre Company and his already very successful professional life took a new turn as he moved on to the major classical roles.
Briers trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where he won the Silver Medal and a scholarship to Liverpool Playhouse.
www.sonypictures.com /classics/midwinter/crew/briers.html   (423 words)

  
 Celebrity Page, Celebrity addresses, scans, photos, pictures
Richard Briers CBE (born on January 14, 1934 in Raynes Park, London), is an English actor whose career encompasses the theatre, television, film and radio.
sitcoms of all time, Briers played Tom Good, a draughtsman in a big company who decides, on his fortieth birthday, to give up his job and try his hand at self-sufficiency, with the support of his long-suffering wife Barbara (played by Felicity Kendal).
Briers has spent much of his career in theatre work, including appearances in plays by Shakespeare, Shaw and Alan Ayckbourn.
www.mailhollywood.com /cel.php?viewCel=2777   (706 words)

  
 GOODBYE MR KENT | A TELEVISION HEAVEN REVIEW
A to Z of TV Something of a rarity in the TV life of Richard Briers -an unsuccessful sitcom which came sandwiched between two successful ones, namely, The Good Life and Ever Decreasing Circles.
Richard Briers now, really does have charm and he plays Travis with a wonderfully false sort of charm, vainly lavished on Victoria.
Richard Briers: “He must have something about him to save him from being exactly the sort of man who makes you send at once for the police.
www.televisionheaven.co.uk /goodbyemrkent.htm   (389 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: DVD: Save up to 30% on bestselling DVDs. Free shipping within Canada available on orders over $39   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Much like Richard Adams's wonderful novel, this animated tale of wandering rabbits is not meant for small children.
As with Richard Lester's Hard Day's Night, Spice World is about a few days in the collective life of the all-female...
A certain lime-green bikini reaches icon status in Fathom, clinging as tightly to Raquel Welch as those phagocytes that attacked her in Fantastic Voyage.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/15430661   (462 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Arts | Arts features | Richard Briers pays tribute to Ronnie Barker
The range of characters he played was vast, but I think his defining role was in Porridge, where he proved that he could play a complex character.
I remember the scene when it was Richard Beckinsale's first day in prison.
Richard's character was scared, but Ronnie gave him a look that showed that he understood what he was going through.
arts.guardian.co.uk /features/story/0,11710,1588003,00.html   (595 words)

  
 Richard Briers
Richard Briers has been enormously popular throughout his regular contributions to television comedy
The role of Henry in "A midwinter's Tale" marks Briers' fifth appearence in a Kenneth Branagh film,
Briers trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where he won the silver medal and a scholarship
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 Bio for Richard Briers on MSN Movies
The warm gust of applause greeting the actor's appearance indicated that he was already an audience favorite - as indeed he was, having appeared in such films as Girls at Sea (1962) and Fathom (1967).
When American viewers next saw Briers, he was starring with Felicity Kendall on an agreeable BBC sitcom, Good Neighbors (Briers' second starring series).
The series was a light, easy-going account of two city dwellers trying to make a go at country living; Richard Briers and his superb supporting cast made the slender material seem far funnier than it really was.
entertainment.msn.com /celebs/celeb.aspx?mp=b&c=328904   (142 words)

  
 Watership Down Review (1978)
When rabbit Fiver (voiced by Richard Briers) has a vision of the warren he lives in being destroyed, he persuades his brother Hazel (voiced by John Hurt) to round up some friends and escape to set up a new warren elsewhere.
No? Anyway, Martin Rosen adapted Richard Adams' classic novel for the screen in cartoon form.
As with the book, this story is not necessarily a children's story, the animation is unsentimentally drawn for the most part, shaded in browns, greens and greys rather than bright primary colours.
www.thespinningimage.co.uk /cultfilms/displaycultfilm.asp?reviewid=94   (310 words)

  
 Playbill Features: Briers and McEwan Dust Off The Chairs for Broadway
One thing indelibly right about it is the impeccably timed teamwork of these two -- "a pair of old troupers still at the peak of their powers," as one reviewer put it -- and that highly exportable pleasure is something rarely seen outside London's West End.
He also cast Briers in Much Ado About Nothing, Frankenstein, In the Bleak Midwinter and Hamlet; and he opened up the door to directing for McEwan.
Then Briers came aboard, and a co-production was struck between Theatre de Complicite and the Royal Court Theatre, where the first English-speaking production of The Chairs was performed exactly 40 years ago.
www.playbill.com /features/article/64722.html   (1180 words)

  
 FilmFourDVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In the 1980s sitcom EVER DECREASING CIRCLES, Richard Briers plays Martin, a control freak who torments all those around him, including his wife Anne (Penelope Wilton).
Barnaby and Troy are called to investigate the murder of wealthy property developer, Richard Bayly.
An enthralling drama chronicling the compelling and passionate story of the young Queen Victoria and her relationship with Prince Albert.
www.filmfourdvd.com /actor.php?at_id=931   (1000 words)

  
 Community Orchard Project Dukes Meadows   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The whips will be slot planted, which will be much quicker than digging holes, but with 280 whips to go in we will need lots of help.
Richard Briers with pupils and assistant Head Teacher Mick Flaherty from Cavendish primary school
The Planting of the Orchard was completed in November 2004 and the Fodm wish to thank the Children and staff of Cavendish Junior School, Chiswick Community School, Employees of the BBC, Local Volunteers, and Richard Briers for all their help and enthusiasm in taking part in the Planting of this Community Orchard.
fodm.homestead.com /orchard.html   (209 words)

  
 Twelfth Night - Richard Briers, Caroline Langrishe 1988
Now Thames Television captures its wit, verve and insight for the screen, with the original cast led by Richard Briers and Caroline Langrishe.
The tale begins when a brother and sister are separated in a shipwreck, but survive to be washed up on the shore of ILLyria.
Entrusted with pleading on her master's behalf, Viola is utterly disconcerted to find that Olivia has fallen in love with her.
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 Westminster Collection - Richard Briers Signed First Day Cover
To mark this anniversary, the Royal Mail have issued the four stamps featuring Carrickfergus, Caernarfon, Edinburgh and Windsor Castles again appearing, as they did 50 years ago, framed next to a young Queen Elizabeth II but now brought together in a miniature sheet.
By owning the Richard Briers Castles Definitives Signed Cover, you qualify to build a collection of Great Britain Autographed First Day Covers.
The cover features an image of well-known actor Richard Briers, who starred in 'Monarch of the Glen' set in fictional Glenbogle Castle, and who has personally signed each one.
www.westminstercollection.com /product.aspx?Id=5EB4BAA8-3AFB-414F-9EDD-8EE443FC24B5   (241 words)

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