Oliver Ford Davies
British actor
Oliver Ford Davies
Oliver Robert Ford Davies is a British actor and writer.
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First Nighter: "Henry IV" at St. Ann's Warehouse, "Henry V" on Screens Reign Supreme
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Director Phyllida Lloyd's inspiration for her all-women Shakespeare productions -- first Julius Caesar and now Henry IV, both at St. Ann's Warehouse -- wasn't simply to have her actors perform a William Shakespeare play but to have them appear as prison inmates putting on a William Shakespeare play. The advantage is that the one remove not only lifts whatever onus there is to women playing men's roles. It also allows for women playing women playing men's roles to get extra mileage from exaggerating masculine mannerisms. More than that, it means that inmates coming from various backgrounds get to use their own accents, which in the instance of Henry IV Parts I and II -- here conflated into one intermissionless two-hours-plus piece -- works a charm where the Bard's territorial references are involved. In the just-opened new St. Ann's Warehouse space, Henry IV is played in the round -- or, more accurately, in the square. Into it the "inmates" are marched by guards and immediately ...
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Farsley AFC in goal feast
Yorkshire Evening Post - over 3 years
Farsley AFC had to settle for a share of the spoils in a 3-3 draw at Northwich Victoria on Saturday. Farsley, managed by Neil Parsley, above, looked on course for victory following an early brace from Robert O’Brien inside ten minutes. The hosts fought back to level matters at the break but Matthew Chadwick put Farsley back in front on 70 minutes. But Northwich had the final say with a Dale Wright penalty on 81 minutes. Wakefield also experienced late frustration in a 3-2 loss at home to Ramsbottom United. A Robert Bordman double had them heading for a draw but Jim Robinson then bagged a 78th-minute Ramsbottom winner. There was no joy for Ossett Albion who lost out 3-0 at Radcliffe Borough while Harrogate Railway were defeated 2-1 at Burscough. Rail’ were 2-0 down by the time Nathan Cartman netted on 36 minutes. In the Premier, Frickley Athletic fell to a 1-0 loss at Ilkeston FC. The hosts settled matters with Arron Webster’s 79th-minute penalty. Whitby Town drew 1-1 at Witt ...
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MATCH CENTRE: Latest from Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday, Hull City, Barnsley, Doncaster Rovers, Sheffield United, Bradford City, Rotherham United and York City
Yorkshire Evening Post - over 4 years
It promises to be a busy afternoon in the Football League and the Yorkshire Post has reporters at all the key games. Keep logging on here throughout the day to get the latest from your club, and see the goals go flying in. 4.50pm. Full-time whistles now going in our featured games,,, 4.41pm. GOAL... Brown has snatched an equalise for Doncaster Rovers, it’s now 1-1 with Stevenage. And there’s been a red card for Rotherham United, Revell off meaning the Millers will have a numerical disadvantage for the last 10 minutes. 4.30pm. GOAL... Bradford City in control now at Oxford. Wells has made it 2-0 to the visitors on 68 minutes. 4.25pm. GOAL... Wednesday’s equaliser was shortlives. Mark Davies was allowed to waltz through the home defence to blast Bolton back into the lead. 4.23pm. GOAL... Forest back in the game at Elland Road, Dexter Blackstock making it 2-1 to Leeds with half an hour to go. 4.21pm. GOAL... Ross Barkley from the penalty spot restores parity at Hillsborough, ...
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Game of Thrones Season 2: Who’s Who & New Characters
Obsessed with Film - What Cultur - almost 5 years
We’re nearly half way through the second season of HBO’s Game of Thrones and the new characters are starting to pile up! As if the monstrous cast of Season 1 wasn’t enough to wrap our minds around, there are a whopping 22 new characters (worth mentioning) introduced over the first four episodes of Season 2. The following list gives some brief background information about each new character, who they are and how they fit into the story. Hopefully this will help to eliminate any confusion you might have when you yell at your TV: “Wait! Who the hell was that guy again?” At Dragonstone: King Stannis Baratheon Played by: Stephen Dillane Stannis is the late King Robert’s younger brother and the rightful heir to the Iron Throne and Westeros. Since Robert’s Rebellion, he has held the island fortress of Dragonstone, which lies northeast of King’s Landing. Stannis is a hard, pragmatic man, with little patience for ‘friends’. Though an experienced military commander, his current for ...
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Classical and Jazz: Latest News > September 1 - West End Extra
Google News - over 5 years
Baritone David Kirby-Ashmore accompanied by Oliver Davies is performing Across the Great Divide next Thursday lunchtime at St Pancras' Church in Euston Road. This has nothing to do with the famous Across the Great Divide world tour by two Australian
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Simon Mellings and Max Freeman second in Barcud Road Rally starting from Tregaron - Ludlow Advertiser
Google News - over 5 years
Ludlow Castle Motor Club had members competing, starting with Ben Innes co driving for Oliver Davies in the powerful Mk2 Ford Escort at car 1. The pair led for nine of the 12 stages, but despite going off the road twice on stage 10 they managed to
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Gittings powers to victory despite puncture - Reading Post
Google News - over 5 years
Heat 3 – 1 Matt Gittings Aw Cycles; 2 Sam Sturgeon Team Terminator; 3 Oliver Davies Dinnington Rc. Minor Final 1 – 15km – 1 Jason Pitt Palmer Park Velo; 2 Max Stedman Palmer Park Velo; 3 Max Pendleton Mildenhall Cc. Minor Final 2 – 20km – 1 Jack
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Comic quartet raise cash for charity - Clitheroe Today
Google News - over 5 years
Ian Gee (46), Alex Rawcliffe (19), Phil Davies (49) and his 20-year-old nephew, Oliver Davies raised the cash for Macmillan Cancer Support by taking part in the Home2Rome rally – a 3000-mile car journey across Europe. Phil, a salesman, and Ian,
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Team Europe in command of Melton Summer Pool League - Melton Today
Google News - over 5 years
An Oliver Davies treble helped the Workerbees to an excellent 5-4 win against the Amateurs, while Duke A raced to a 7-0 lead before Eaton YM rallied to 7-2. * The Eaton Flyers extended their lead in Division Three after coming from 3-0 down to beat
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Pre-Season Friendly: Neath 1-0 Swansea City - Vitalfootball
Google News - over 5 years
Subs: Thomas Gregg, Daniel Alfei, Joe Walsh, Jazz Richards, Kemi Agustien, Luke Moore, Steven Dobbie, Leon Britton, Oliver Davies, Thomas Butler. Neath: Lee Kendall, Ian Hillier, Jack Lewis, Kai Edwards, Mathew Rees, Chris Jones, Adie Harris,
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UK. A shocking service for Pembrokeshire RNLI lifeguards - BYM News (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
Suddenly Ali Richards and Oliver Davies, who were on duty on Freshwater West that day, saw a flash within the unit followed by a loud bang. 'It was as if someone had a camera and had taken a picture in the unit. Oliver felt a shock but otherwise we
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Young martial artists in Bushey celebrate success - Watford Observer
Google News - over 5 years
"Ju Jitsu is great for their confidence, social skills and helping them cope under pressure so it was great to see them achieve their new belts." White/red belt: Alexander Saminaden, Stefan Jenkins, Mathias Kilroy, Charlie Pickles & Oliver Davies
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Flying to top of third division - Melton Today
Google News - over 5 years
... Green was the star of the Crazy Gangs 6-3 result at the Duke 'A'. Also winning 6-3 were the Swanderers who defeated Eaton YM and Sonia's Sharks who finally register their first success with a win against the Workerbees despite an Oliver Davies treble
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Youthful dash around the world - Salisbury Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Oliver Davies plays a newspaper reporter. “This is my first proper acting role on the main stage,” he said. “My character sets up the story and I go round asking people things.” Tegan Eldridge plays several characters, including a concierge in the
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Youngsters are hoping to star for their county - Coventry Telegraph
Google News - over 5 years
Under 13s at Bishop Vesey's School: North Birmingham 115 Coventry 101 (Arjun Bath 61), Coventry 57 North & East Warwickshire 61-2 (Charlie Adams 29); South Birmingham 157-9 Coventry 161-8 (Oliver Davies 3-11, Matthew Blaylock 46); Coventry 122-2 South
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Flintshire pupils nominate Martyn for a teaching 'Oscar' - The Leader - Wrexham & Flintshire news
Google News - almost 6 years
Current year 13 pupils Beth Jones, Oliver Davies and Emily Harker nominated their teacher for the award. Mr Earnshaw, 51, from Rhyl, has been a teacher at the school for 10 years. He said: “I was gobsmacked when I heard. I did not know anything about
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Britain's Got Talent app records 1.5m interactions in five weeks - New Media Age (subscription)
Google News - almost 6 years
Oliver Davies, producer at TalkbackThames Digital, which is responsible for the interactive elements of Britain's Got Talent, said in a statement, “The social media interaction with Britain's Got Talent has been bigger than ever
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Oliver Ford Davies
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2014
    Age 74
    He is back with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2014 as Justice Shallow in "Henry IV, Part 2".
    More Details Hide Details Davies again appeared with David Tennant in Richard II in 2013. Davies was awarded the Laurence Olivier Award in 1990 (1989 season) for Best Actor in a New Play for Racing Demon. He was twice nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role for his performance in Absolutely! (perhaps) at the Wyndham's Theatre in 2003 and again in 2009 for his performance as Polonius in the RSC production of Hamlet at the Novello Theatre. Oliver Ford Davies' books include Playing Lear, an account of his experience while performing King Lear at the Almeida Theatre, and Performing Shakespeare. Both are published by Nick Hern Books.
  • 2012
    Age 72
    In 2012, he appeared in a stage adaptation of Michelle Magorian's book Goodnight Mister Tom, in which he played the central character, Thomas Oakley.
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  • 2010
    Age 70
    In 2010 he appeared as Balfour in the premiere of Ben Brown's play The Promise, about the Balfour Declaration.
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  • 2009
    Age 69
    He appeared as Polonius in Hamlet with the Royal Shakespeare Company, alongside David Tennant and Patrick Stewart, and in 2009 appeared in All's Well That Ends Well at the Royal National Theatre as the King of France.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1999
    Age 59
    His highest-profile acting role was most likely his role as Sio Bibble in the Star Wars "prequel trilogy" films, released in 1999, 2002 and 2005.
    More Details Hide Details In 2003 Davies appeared in the film Johnny English where Davies was the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1967
    Age 27
    After obtaining his D Phil, he worked as a history lecturer at the University of Edinburgh before taking up acting professionally in 1967.
    More Details Hide Details Davies had a regular role as Peter Foxcott QC in Kavanagh QC. He also appeared with John Thaw in an episode of inspector Morse and also appeared in the ITV television drama The Uninvited, and in a 2002 episode of the popular drama Foyle's War.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1939
    Born
    Born on August 12, 1939.
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