The President of the club invites you to join him for late-night music designed to soothe away the problems of the week that's past and ease you gently into a peaceful sleep. 4242 6 Comments [4] One of his last televised roles was in an episode of Jonathan Creek. John Bennett | Manchester, United Kingdom | Senior Broadcast Journalist at BBC Sport and BBC World Service | 0 connection | View John's homepage, profile, activity, articles Email address: jb@bbc.co.uk. [2][3] He is also well remembered as Philip Bosinney in the BBC's adaptation of The Forsyte Saga (1967), but also appeared in over three hundred TV productions including God's Architect; Blake's 7; I, Claudius; Rome; Rosemary & Thyme; Saracen; Honey Lane; Special Branch; Softly, Softly; Mulberry; Tales of the Unexpected and Anna Karenina. Release date: 25 October 2020. Available now . Then and Now - John Bennett was first presenter on BBC Radio Ulster 40 years ago today..and going strong John is presenting the first show of 2015 with Kerry McLean. John David Bennett (8 May 1928 – 11 April 2005) was an English actor.[1]. Available episodes of Sunday Club with John Bennett. The President of the club invites you to join him for some late night music designed to soothe away the problems of the week that's past and ease you gently into a peaceful sleep. Join John Bennett's late-night music club to hear classic tracks from the 60s, 70s & 80s. 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Often cast as a villain, he had many roles on television including Market in Honey Lane, Porridge, Survivors, The Avengers, Strange Report, Bergerac, The Professionals and four episodes of The Saint [1]. [8] He starred in many West End musicals including On Your Toes (Palace), Marilyn! The President of the club invites you to join him for some late-night music. All available episodes (4 total) Coming Up. Born in Beckenham, Kent, he was educated at Bradfield College in Berkshire, then trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, followed by a wide repertory theatre experience including Bromley, Bristol Old Vic, Dundee, the Edinburgh Festival and Watford before going to London's West End. Presented by John Bennett. [7], His theatre roles included Yasha in The Cherry Orchard and Henry Percy (Hotspur) in Richard II both for John Gielgud, Exton in Richard II and Volscian Senator in Coriolanus (Almeida Theatre), Marley's Ghost in A Christmas Carol (Royal Shakespeare Company) and Uncle in Inner Voices (Royal National Theatre), as well as working extensively at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. Show less. 04/10/2020. Available now. All available episodes (4 total) Coming Up. Home; Episodes; Main content. John Bennett presents his late-night music club with classic tracks from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Search the BBC Search the BBC. [11][12], Bennett was an enthusiastic amateur flier and an accomplished glider pilot. John Bennett . Dedications to: the Sunday Club, BBC Radio Ulster, Broadcasting House, Belfast, BT2 8HQ. John Bennett presents some late-night music designed to soothe away the problems of the week gone by. 01/11/2020. [5], His film roles included The House That Dripped Blood (1970), The House in Nightmare Park (1973), The Fifth Element (1997), Charlotte Gray (2001) and Minority Report (2002). He guest-starred in two Doctor Who serials, as General Finch in Invasion of the Dinosaurs (1974) and as the Chinese magician Li H'sen Chang in The Talons of Weng-Chiang (1977). Dedications to: the Sunday Club,BBC Radio Ulster, Broadcasting House,Belfast, BT2 8HQ.Email address: jb@bbc.co.uk, See all episodes from Sunday Club with John Bennett. Read about our approach to external linking. He flew alongside Warrant Officer Andy Gough (then Chief Flying Instructor) and was a part owner of a number of high performance gliders. John Bennett. [10], In radio, he had been a member of the BBC Drama Repertory Company, and his broadcast parts included roles in programmes that ranged from Shakespeare to Paul Temple. (Adelphi), The Sound of Music (Apollo Victoria), The King and I (London Palladium), The Baker's Wife (Phoenix) and was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Supporting Performance in a Musical for his performance as Louis Epstein in Jolson The Musical (Victoria Palace and Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto). Born in Beckenham, Kent, he was educated at Bradfield College in Berkshire, then trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, followed by a wide repertory theatre experience including Bromley, Bristol Old Vic, Dundee, the Edinburgh Festival and Watford before going to London's West End. Duration: 1:52:00. [6][1] He also played an undercover detective in Victim, but the role was uncredited. Available now . Schedule BBC Radio Ulster. BBC Sounds - Sunday Club with John Bennett - Available Episodes Sunday Club with John Bennett John Bennett presents some late-night music designed to soothe away the problems of the week gone by. 31/10/2020. For many years he was a member of the RAF G.S.A (Gliding and Soaring Association) Centre at RAF Bicester in the 1970s. [9] His last stage role was as Conrad in Gates of Gold by Frank McGuinness with William Gaunt at the Finborough Theatre, London, in December 2004. Music and entertainment with John Bennett.