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Chris Gascoyne as Al Ware

Al Ware (played by Chris Gascoyne)

Head Clerk at Jack Roper's chambers.

Street smart but not an academic achiever, Al drifted through life in a series of dead-end jobs until Jack encouraged him to become a legal clerk.

A quietly liberal man, Al is openly gay but doesn't feel the need to shout it from the rooftops. Al has staked his future on helping Jack set up chambers and keeps faith with his old friend where many lesser men would cut their losses.

Chris Gascoyne

Chris was born in Nottingham and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama*.

Career highlights:
  • Playing career love-rat Peter Barlow in Coronation Street* for three years - a role which meant he was sometimes hassled by members of the public about his on-screen antics.
  • Bully Barry Kent in The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4.
  • Fusilier Tony Rossi in army drama Soldier Soldier.*
  • Rough diamond Robbie in BBC Drama A Thing Called Love. Read an interview with Chris »

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