The actor was last seen in the West End in a 2000 revival of Strindberg’s Miss Julie at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Following his elevated status with the first series of the new Doctor Who, he was due to play Christopher Marlowe in a revival of Peter Whelan’s historical thriller The School of Night at the Comedy Theatre in February 2006, but the run was cancelled at the las minute due to funding problems (See News, 9 Jan 2006).
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