An Actor's Life For Me. Robert Neilson (John Gordon Sinclair). Copyright: BBC.

An Actor's Life For Me

BBC One sitcom about an actor. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1991. Stars John Gordon Sinclair, Gina McKee and Victor Spinetti.

Series 1, Episode 5 - Night Of The Living Dead

When Robert gets involved with a committed political theatre company, he is offered a role which he should be able to do lying down - a corpse! It all sounds simple until he develops a cold and the role involves him being on stage throughout.

Broadcast details

Thursday 12th December 1991
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Gordon Sinclair Robert Neilson
Gina McKee Sue Bishop
Victor Spinetti Desmond Shaw
Guest cast
Lynn Scott-Farrell Brenda
Ruth Madoc Lynn
Eric Flynn Clive
Derek Newark Bill Mortimer
Paul Parris Jeremy
Gordon Ridout A.S.M.
Kay Stonham Rachel Pinker
Jeremy Swift Waldemar Krystoff
Leslie Hattersley Actor
Patrick Monckton Actor
Writing team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Writer
Production team
Bryan Izzard Director
Bryan Izzard Producer

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