CHRISTOPHER TIMOTHY

Christopher TimothyChristopher Timothy is a Welsh actor best known on television for playing James Herriot in the long running series All Creatures Great And Small and more recently his performance as Dr Brendan “Mac” McGuire in the BBC drama series Doctors which he appeared in for six years and also directed some of the episodes.

After appearing in the film Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, Timothy's TV career started with the 1969 series Take Three Girls. He went on to appear in Doctor at Large in 1971, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em in 1973 and Murder Most English: A Flaxborough Chronicle in 1977 before winning the role of Herriot. He played the role from 1978 until 1980 and again between 1988 and 1990

His extensive theatre credits include the Chichester Festival Theatre production of The Grapes of Wrath, Alan Ayckbourn’s Tons of Money, Simon Gray’s Quartermaine’s Terms, Sir Peter Hall’s production of Noel Coward’s Hayfever as well as guest appearances in The Play What I Wrote. In the West End his other credits include Underneath the Arches, Journey’s End, The Actor’s Nightmare, See How They Run and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.

Other more recent television appearances include Casualty, Holby City and The Bill.

His film credits include Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, Othello, Eskimo Nell, Alfred the Great and The Virgin Soldiers. Christopher Timothy is currently recording a new series of the original James Herriot novels for CD Audio Book release.

Christopher Timothy has recently been appearing in All The Fun of the Fair which is a musical which has been written by and stars David Essex at the Garrick Theatre.