Moon's award-winning comedy thriller sees an out-of-work actor (Mark
McGann) plot to kill his identical twin brother for money - employing
a hapless Major (Colin Baker) - and involving landlady Mrs McGee
a cracking play," said Colin, who played the twins' role in
1987 in the West End.
in The Brothers as Paul Merroney
nice to revisit the play and the Major is a very seedy character
to play - who gets out of his depth in a plan to bump off one of
play has more deaths in it than there are characters and has been
going down extremely well with audiences."
play's tour takes a Christmas break after Milton Keynes, after a
run since July, and Colin will be heading off to Swindon to play
Sarah the Cook in panto Dick Whittington.
is well-known as the flamboyant sixth Dr Who, from 1984-1986, in
the cult TV series.
actors get het up about being recognised for a certain role, but
I'm perfectly happy about it. It's quite nice to be recognised for
something that I did 15 years ago."
is a Chairboys fan
has lived in High Wycombe for 17 years and in the general area for
the past 30 years - and currently shares his house with actress
wife Marion Wyatt, his four daughters, two horses, two goats, three
dogs, three cats, 13 guinea pigs and two degus, which found their
way to the house this weekend!
the family man says that his daughters - aged 17, 14, 12 and 10
- are not impressed with his days at the Doctor: "I persuaded
my second daughter, who's a sci-fi fan, to watch one episode. But
the others think they are a load of tosh."
goes to Adams Park to see the Wanderers when he can, but his theatrical
schedule means that is not as often as he would like.
his spare time, Colin is the chairman of the Foundation for the
Study of Infant Deaths, having lost his young son to cot death in
1983, and a patron of St Tiggywinkle's Wildlife Hospital in Aylesbury.
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