Biography

Maurice Thorogood as Noble 1 Full Lengh

Maurice won a scholarship  to the Royal Academy  Of Dramatic Art where he graduated with an honours diploma and the Bronze medal.

He has appeared in the New York and London’s West End production of Truth Lies Diana, playing a member of the British Establishment

Other credits include

EDUCATING RITA Frank Ian Mullins Studio Theatre Basingstoke

DRACULA Dracula Stephen Barry Redgrave Farnham

JACK THE RIPPER (The Musical) The Ripper Dennis Demame Brick Lane Music Hall

CLOUDS Owen Ian Mullins Studio Theatre Basingstoke

CALIFORNIA SUITE Visitor /New York/

London/Chicago Simon Whitfield Connaught Theatre Worthing

THE PHILANTHOPIST Donald Ian Mullins Horseshoe Basingstoke

SAME TIME NEXT YEAR George James Barry Mowlem Theatre Swanage

THE TITLING GROUND Charles James Barry Mowlem Theatre Swanage

WUTHERING HEIGHTS Heathcliffe Andrew Manley Harrogate Theatre

HOUSE GUEST Robert Drury Chris Hayes Connaught Theatre Worthing

MURDER AT THE VICARAGE Robert Reading Ian Mullins Horseshoe Basingstoke

SEASONS GREETINGS Neville Ian Mullins Horseshoe Basingstoke

NO MANS LAND Briggs Joan Macalpine Studio Theatre Leatherhead

FLARE PATH Peter Kyle Noreen Salberg Salisbury Theatre

SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS Florindo Ted Craig Nuffield Southampton

RELATIVE VALUES (With Anna Neagle)The Earl of Marshwood Chris Hayes Connaught Theatre Worthing

PYJAMA TOPS (With John Inman)Charles George Bill Roberton Opera House Jersey

FIND THE LADY(With Mollie Sugden)Detective Bill Roberton Opera House Jersey

MY GIDDY AUNT (With Mollie Sugden)Nephew Bill Roberton Opera house Jersey

BEDSIDE MANNERS (With John Inman) Roger Bill Roberton No. 1 National Tour

THE RIVALS Faulkland Philip Grout No. 1 National Tour

RUN FOR YOUR WIFE (With Les Dawson)Sgt Troughton Paul Elliott No. 1 National Tour

ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR Ronald Alan Cohen Summer Season Bournemouth

END OF TERM Frank Parker Chris Hayes Marlowe Theatre Canterbury

HENRY V Duke of Burgundy John Harrison Leeds Playhouse

MACBETH Ross Philip Grout Marlowe Theatre Canterbury

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Lane Noreen Salberg Palace Theatre Westcliffe

LOVELY LADY THE MUSICAL Ernie the Cockney Boxer Tudor Davies Wimbledon Studio Theatre

Television

UP THE ELEPHANT & ROUND THE

CASTLE Job Centre investigator Anthony Parker Thames

CHANCE IN A MILLION Bob Michael Mills Thames

HINGE & BRACKET: DEAR LADIES Esate Agent Mike Stephens BBC

RENTAGHOST Big Chief Leaping Deer Jeremy Swan BBC

THE WAY TO DUSTY DEATH Hans Jacobsen Geoffrey Reeve TV Mini Series

GRANDAD ( With Clive Dunn) Digby Rigby (TV Director) Jeremy Swan BBC Series

HEARTBEAT Antique Dealer Yorkshire TV

THE PROFESSIONALS Doctor ITV

SHELLEY Friend Anthony Parker Thames

Film

THE BITCH (With Joan Collins) Paul Gerry O’Hara Thorn EMI

THE HOUSE THAT MARY BOUGHT Alex Fischer Simon MacCorkingdale Amy International

HAWK THE SLAYER Warrior Terry Marcel Marcel/Robertson Prods

THE JIGSAW MAN ( With Michael Caine ) A Supercilious Policeman Terrence Young Evanglove Prods

SHADOW RUN ( With Michael Caine ) A Supercilious Waiter Geoffrey Reeve Geoffrey Reeve production

Pantomime

Maurice played the Villains in major theatres throughout the country for Paul Elliott and Qdos Productions

Voice Over

Maurice has voiced commercials for Brutus Blue Jeans. Other voice work includes:

HISTORIES MYSTERIES Voice-over Discovery Channel

HELPING US TO HELP YOU Presenter/Voice-over Inland Revenue Video Unit

SOLAR HEATING Voice-over Maurice Thorogood Lee Comer Video

WEDNESDAY AT EIGHT Introduction/Presenter Philip Jones Thames TV Light Entertainment

A CELEBRATION OF SAINT

GEORGE’S DAY The Voice of God George May Royal Albert Hall

SLEEPING BEAUTY Voice of the Magic Mirror Paul Elliott Qdos Productions

THE BILL (Trailer) Voice-over Thames TV Promotions

SLEEPING BEAUTY Voice of the Magic Mirror Richard Cadell Duo Productions

Theatre Directing

BEDSIDE MANNERS (With John Inman) Bournemouth Summer Season

A TALE OF TWO CITIES New Farnham Theatre Co

DAVID COPPERFIELD New Farnham Theatre Co

OUR TOWN New Farnham Theatre Co

ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Beck Youth Theatre, Hayes

THE BAND WAGON New Farnham Theatre Co

TONS OF MONEY New Farnham Theatre Co

BATTLING BILLY New Farnham Theatre Co

HARD TIMES New Farnham Theatre Co

ROOM SERVICE New Farnham Theatre Co

UNDER MILK WOOD New Farnham Theatre Co

RELATIVELY SPEAKING Maxim Theatre, Sweden

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Farnham Shakespeare Co

THE HAT Brian Way’s The Theatre Centre

THE KEY Brian Way’s The Theatre Centre

Pantomime Director

BABES IN THE WOOD Rickmansworth

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Pomegranate Theatre

Chesterfield

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Spa Theatre Bridlington

SLEEPING BEAUTY Harlequin Theatre

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Broadway Theatre, Catford

Pantomime Director (continued)

ALADDIN Rickmansworth

CINDERELLA Broadway Theatre, Catford

SNOW WHITE Duo Prods

PETER PAN Grand Theatre Walverhampton

PETER PAN Civic Theatre Darlington

THE THREE BEARS Hexagon Theatre, Reading

ROBIN HOOD Civic Theatre, Darlington

BABES IN THE WOOD

TV/FILM/VIDEO

Television Film Editor working on all drama/documentary programme output winning the Rank Team Award for Day the Sea Caught Fire and Pye Colour Television Sports Award for The Fastnet Yacht Race.

Video Directing credits include:

BOOGIE NIGHTS promotion DVD Jon Conway

SOOTY’S BIG DAY OUT (DVD Feature) The Sooty Organisation

HARRY CORBETT & THE LOST EPISODES The Sooty

SOOTY AT THE WAX WORKS (Website episode) Madam Tussauds

RHINESTONE MONDAYS (Commercial for Irish TV) Hiss and Boo

LOVE CHANGES EVERYTHING (Commercial for South Afican TV) Michael Harrison

SOLAR HEATING (Corporate instruction DVD) Simple Solar

Skills

Certificate in Stage Fighting with recommendation

Dog training/handling (ran own school in the New Forest)

Horse-riding

Improvisation

Role play

Weapons: sword, quarter staff and knife

Maurice is a member of Actors and Writers London