Station Pudsey - BBC Radio Swindon's Doctor Who-themed fund-raising
event for Children in Need 2003 was boosted by the presence of a
certain familiar thespian.
Sheard wearing his Mr Bronson wig!
will recognise the face but you may not remember the name - actor
Michael Sheard has appeared in everything in his distinguished
enjoyed no less than
six separate appearances in Doctor Who alongside
five different Doctor's and other cult TV appearances have included
Blake's 7, Space 1999, The New Avengers and The Persuaders.
TV stints included All Creatures Great and Small, On The Buses and
Auf Wiedersehen Pet.
Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and
The Last Crusade are just some of the movies in which he has guested.
In the latter movie he portrayed Adolf Hitler, a role he has played
as Mr Bronson
he must surely be most well-known for playing Mr Bronson, the toupee-wearing
fascistic teacher in five seasons of popular BBC childrens school
drama Grange Hill.
his heavy work schedule he has found time to pen three best-selling
books of his memoirs.
is also a regular guest on the Sci-Fi convention circuit both in
the UK and the US and is currently preparing to attend his first
event in Brazil!
Wiltshire chatted to Michael about his varied career which you can
listen to in streaming Real Audio by clicking the links below.
on Doctor Who
he almost became the Doctor, what he thought of K-9 and what to
expect on the forthcoming Pyramids of Mars DVD.
it was like to work with George Lucas and Steven Spielberg on the
Star Wars and Indiana Jones movies.
he came to play Adolf Hitler five times.
on Sci-Fi conventions
he loves appearing at conventions and what he gets up to. His next
one is an On The Buses event!
on writing his memoirs
How did he remember everything he'd done over the years?
on Grange Hill
What it was like to work with so many children and some classic