[15] He is now openly gay and formed a civil partnership with his partner, Neil Sinclair, on 30 December 2006 at Hackney Register Office. "[17] In 2014, he said: "I loved John Major, he was charismatic and charming. Christopher has also taken part in a successful run of The Play What I Wrote; directed by Kenneth Brannagh; and is a regular guest as The Narrator in the National Tour of The Rocky Horror Show. In 2008, he briefly co-presented a Sunday morning radio show on BBC London with Lesley Joseph. 1980: Watch This Space (TV Series) - Brian Reeves 1972: Man of Straw (TV Mini-Series) - Delitzsch One of Biggins' earliest roles was on Upstairs, Downstairs in Series 2, as the character Mr. Donaldson in the episode "An Object of Value" (1974). Christopher Biggins, Actor: The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Rocky Horror and Christopher Biggins ready to shock and roll. [16], Politically, Biggins has expressed his admiration for former Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. (TV Series) - Mr Atkinson 2012: Run for Your Wife - Bobby Franklin He was removed from the house on Day 9. Christopher Biggins Rocky Horror Show Regent Theatre, St Helens Street, Ipswich. 1982: On Safari 1978: Adventures of a Plumber's Mate - Robin He appeared in The One Doctor, one of Big Finish Productions' audio dramas based on the television series Doctor Who. Also in 2010, he played God in the BBC adult puppet comedy show Mongrels. 2007: The Rocky Horror Show – Narrator (UK Toruing Company) 1987: The Gemini Factor (TV Series) - TV astologer In 2008, Biggins wrote an autobiography called Just Biggens. He took part in the seventh series of I'm a Celebrity...Me Out of Here! Osborne Whitworth Most recently Christopher appeared on ITV’s primetime […] Christopher Biggins appears in the original 1975 movie version of the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Christopher Biggins was born on December 16, 1948 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Christopher Kenneth Biggins. 2001: Cold Fish - Roland 'The Agent' This multi talented actor, humourist, writer and general raconteur counts the worlds most glamorous stars as his best friends and brings his own inimitable sense of humour and warmth to any production. His film roles include The Sex Thief (1973), Eskimo Nell (1975), It Could Happen to You (1975), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Adventures of a Plumber's Mate (1978), Derek Jarman's The Tempest (1979), and "The Baker" in the 1999 film Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. 1994: Asterix Conquers America - Lucullus (English version, voice) Christopher Biggins - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia. Meat Loaf, Pierre Bedenes, Christopher Biggins, Gaye Brown, Rufus Collins, and Lindsay Ingram in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) 1973: Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series) - Prince Arbuthnot 2009 Psychoville (TV Series) – Joe/Jelly /Lomax 2005: Revelations (TV Mini-Series) - Cardinal Laveigh After not performing in pantomime in 2007, Biggins returned to the stage in 2008 at the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton where he played the role of Buttons in Cinderella. 1975: Winnie the Pooh – Lead Pantomime His TV roles include Lukewarm in the BBC sitcom Porridge. In 2014, he took part in a celebrity edition of Catchphrase. 1973: 7 of 1 (TV Series) - Sir Laurence 2 comments. Born on 16th December 1948 in Oldham in Lancashire, Christopher was raised in Salisbu… 2003: Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher (TV Movie) In 2010, he was a celebrity guest team captain on an episode of What Do Kids Know? (TV Series) - Malcolm Jackson In 1999 Biggins was surprised with the big red book on This is Your Life 1982-1983: BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) - Lord of the court / Interpreter UK/USA, 1975. In 2009, he played himself as a pantomime director in the BBC Two sitcom Psychoville. 1984: Aladdin and the Forty Thieves (TV Movie) - Genie of the Lamp 1977: Yes, Honestly (TV Series) - Brian In May 2017, he returned to BBC Radio 2 to sit in for Paul O'Grady on his Sunday early evening programme. He also appeared in the documentary What has "The Romans" ever done for us? The Rocky Horror Picture Show Dir. 2007: A Bucket o' French & Saunders (TV Series) 1979: The Tempest - Stephano, a drunken mariner Christopher's last performance in the West End was as Baron Bomburst in ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ at the London Palladium. "[18], During a 2012 interview on ITV's Loose Women, Biggins said that he felt same-sex marriage should not be legalised, stating that marriage "is for heterosexual couples". The screen and stage roles continued, and he has still has a high profile in England, appearing on several reality co… But, of course, it’s not really the Rocky Horror Show with which Christopher Biggins is usually associated. In the early 1980s he hosted children's game show On Safari, which had a jungle-themed studio set. In December 2013, he filled the role of Dame Trot alongside Bob Carolgees in a production of Jack and the Beanstalk at New Theatre, Hull. 1994: Decadence - The Entourage #1 Christopher Biggins. An Object of Value. 1989: Terry in Pantoland (TV Movie) 2007: I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! (1973) and Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973, 1978). 1973: Roberts Robots (TV Series) - Robot Entertainer - Lukewarm 1h 40m. 1978: A Midsummer's Night Dream - Directed (Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England) (British TV series) winners, LGBT broadcasters from the United Kingdom, Articles with dead external links from June 2016, Articles needing additional references from February 2020, All articles needing additional references, Wikipedia articles in need of updating from June 2010, All Wikipedia articles in need of updating, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2018, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 30 November 2020, at 17:50. (1973) and Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973, 1978). 1998: Adam's Family Tree (TV Series) - Sid In 2017 he recorded two songs for the album Wit & Whimsy – Songs by Alexander S. Bermange (one solo and one featuring all of the album's 23 artists), which reached No. 1973: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? Christopher Biggins. Christopher Biggins (born 16 December 19481) played Banto Zame in the Big Finish Productions audio story The One Doctor. Green 1977: It Could Happen to You - Apothecary 1982: The Dark Lady of the Sonnets (Open Air Theatre in Regents Park in London, England) 1973: Doctor in Charge (TV Series) - Mr. Bracknell He has been married to Neil Sinclair since December 30, 2006. At the Southport Flower Show in August 2009, Biggins launched a new hybrid tea rose called Olivia. 1977: A Christmas Carol (TV Movie) - Topper 1972: Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series) - Mr. Donaldson He had a leading role in The Phoenix and the Carpet (1997). 2010: Celebrity Five Go To (TV Series) 2005: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium) At the end of 2009 he was in pantomime in Plymouth playing Widow Twanky. He was previously married to Beatrice Aston. He previously a job in The Rocky Horror Picture Display (1975) among the Transylvanians. 1996: The Tempest" (New Shakespeare Company / Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London) 1999: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Video) - The Baker 1976: I, Claudius (TV Mini-Series) - Nero Starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O’Brien, Meatloaf, Christopher Biggins. Biggins hosts an annual show West End Live in London's Leicester Square. Complete Christopher Biggins 2017 Biography. 1971-1972:The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series) - Man / Hawkins The Rocky Horror Picture Show Although not one of his biggest parts as an actor, The Rocky Horror Picture Show must surely be the most popular production that he has ever been in. 1 in the iTunes comedy album chart[citation needed]. 1998: Mike & Angelo (TV Series) - Chubby Cheese (TV Series) Christopher Biggins, Ishaq Bux, Hugh Cecil, Imogen Claire, Rufus Collins, Sadie Corre, Fran Fullenwider, Lindsay Ingram, Peggy Ledger, Annabel Leventon, and Tony Then in The Rocky Horror … 2015: Hoff the Record (TV Series) - Christopher Biggins I hope we have a new Conservative leader making his way to the top now. He is an actor and writer, known for The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Revelations (2005) and Masada (1981). I’ve always been a Conservative, though I would have voted for John Smith. 2000: The Write Stuff Christopher was crowned King of the Jungle in 2007 on I’M A CELEBRITY GET ME OUT OF HERE. Biggins was born in Oldham, Lancashire, and brought up in Salisbury, Wiltshire, attended St Probus school where he took elocution lessons and participated in local drama groups. Biggins was married to Australian actress Beatrice Norbury from 1971 to 1974. In 2010, Biggins appeared as a guest star narrator in The Rocky Horror Show at the Belfast Grand Opera House (March and April), at the Sunderland Empire Theatre (June), Southend Cliffs Pavilion (September), Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin and also at the Liverpool Empire Theatre (October). 1990: Motormouth (TV Series) 1977: The Basil Brush Show (TV Series) (TV Series) - Usher / Podge 1973: Marked Personal (TV Series) - Podge Riley 1974-1977: Porridge (TV Series) - Lukewarm 1983-1988: Dramarama (TV Series) - Mr. Tomlin / Arnold / Derek Giles [6], In 2013, he appeared on The Celebrity Chase, where he was the first person in the history of the show to answer all 6 questions correctly while going for a higher offer.[7]. Christopher Biggins at the Internet Movie Database Official Twitter account Aside from discussing his life as a public figure, he also discusses his life as a gay man, who “came out” later in life, and the cause and effect. 1978: The Man of Destiny - Directed (Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England) 1989: Family Fortunes (TV Series) - Widow Twankey 1980-1981: Brendon Chase (TV Series) - Reverend Whiting Other comedy shows he appeared in include Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? Christopher Kenneth Biggins (born 16 December 1948) is an English actor and television presenter. Despite these serious roles, his co-hosting of Surprise Surprise and hosting children's game show On Safari (1982–1984) for TVS led to his being typecast as a "bubbly personality"; when asked in 2005 if he resented this, he replied .mw-parser-output .templatequote{overflow:hidden;margin:1em 0;padding:0 40px}.mw-parser-output .templatequote .templatequotecite{line-height:1.5em;text-align:left;padding-left:1.6em;margin-top:0}, No, not a bit of it. 1976: Romeo and Juliet (TV Movie) - Servant to Capulet (uncredited) Biggins was raised in Salisbury in Wiltshire. His first lead stage role was at the age of 17 in a Stage '65 production of Molière's Le Médecin malgré lui, leading to work with a local repertory theatre company.[2]. Sales of the rose will benefit the Claire House charity. Internet Movie Database. 1996: Paint Your Wagon (New Shakespeare Company / Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London) He was chosen by the public to take part in the first secret mission. 1974: Doctor at Sea (TV Series) - Steward 1978: Kidnapped (TV Mini-Series) - Prince Charlie along with Rufus Hound, Joe Swash and Sara Cox on Watch. 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He has been married to Neil Sinclair since December 30, 2006. 2001: Victoria Died in 1901 and Is Still Alive Today (TV Movie documentary) - Queen Victoria The show's producers stated that Biggins had made "a number of comments capable of causing great offence to housemates and the viewing public" with regard to antisemitic comments to his fellow housemates, as well as his view of bisexuals, whom he described as the "worst type" and blamed for the spread of HIV/AIDS. 1991: Woof! 2000: Circus – Arnie 2001: tvSSFBM EHKL (TV Movie documentary) - Quiz Master / Lop Ears / Various Characters He was previously married to Beatrice Aston. 1979: Shoestring (TV Series) - Mal Kenrick Retrieved September 1, 2019. Stars of the show – Christopher Biggins, Hayley Flaherty and Richard Meek. He has also been a guest at several of the UK Rocky conventions, starting with our very own Transylvania 99. 1973-1978: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (TV Series) - Prewett / Student And she had star quality, which of course I loved. 1975: The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Transylvanian His most famous role is that of Widow Twankey in Aladdin. His TV roles include Lukewarm in the BBC sitcom Porridge. 1975: Whodunnit? Biggins personal favourite panto is Mother Goose. 1974: The Fortunes of Nigel (TV Mini-Series) - Sir Ewes Haldimund 1975: The Girls of Slender Means (TV Series) - Frank In 2014, he took part in the celebrity cookery programme Celebrity MasterChef on BBC One. He took part in an episode of Celebrity Come Dine With Me, first shown on Channel 4 on 15 February 2009. 1982: A Midsummer's Night Dream (New Shakespeare Company / Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London) Margaret had seemed to personify all that. Since leaving the Jungle he has made numerous TV appearances here and abroad. His theatre roles have included The Baker in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar, and 18 months at the London Palladium in the stage adaptation of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (where he was teamed in a double act with Louise Gold). 2001: Blow Dry - President of the British Hair Federation (uncredited) Christopher Biggins was born on December 16, 1948 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. [19] Despite this, on 29 March 2014, Biggins attended the "I Do To Equal Marriage" event which celebrated the introduction of same-sex marriage in England and Wales.[20]. 1981: Dark Towers (TV Series) - Mr. Benger 1975: Eskimo Nell - Jeremy 1979: Murder at the Wedding (TV Mini-Series) - Clive 1993: Romeo & Juliet (New Shakespeare Company / Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London) This page was last modified on 9 January 2019, at 19:56. The star of everything from the original Rocky Horror Picture Show movie to I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, will be cutting the ribbon at the new visitor centre and cafe at … [14] In 2014 and 2015, Biggins sat in for Liza Tarbuck on BBC Radio 2 while she was away. in 2007. [8][9][10] Forty-four people complained to Ofcom about comments Biggins made, but Ofcom ruled that he was not in breach of broadcasting rules.[11]. Christopher has also managed to fit in a year with The Royal Shakespeare Company appearing in London Assurance with Judi Dench and Donald Sinden. ... and is a regular guest star as The Narrator in the National Tour of The ROCKY HORROR SHOW. The Lab - UK Rocky Horror Stage Show Details Visit the Rocky Horror Company official web site link: Print Email this to a friend to the Main Lab: Christopher Biggins as The Narrator Truro York Wimbledon Belfast, Torquay, Cambridge 07, Southend, Sheffield, Blackpool, Dunstable. 1971: Doctor at Large (TV Series) -2nd Father, 2010: The Rocky Horror Show – Narrator (UK Toruing Company) - Winner He had a long list of credits before he was cast as a Transylvanian in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and was already well known in England for his recurring role in the sitcom Porridge. 1973: Armchair 30 (TV Series) - Flub Christopher Biggins was born on December 16, 1948 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Christopher Kenneth Biggins. 1982: The Taming of the Shrew (New Shakespeare Company / Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London) He is best known for his role as Lukewarm in the BBC sitcom Porridge, one of the most famous British comedy series starring Ronnie Barker. There is not much to say about this behind the scenes short. ‎Christopher Kenneth Biggins is an English actor and television presenter. 1965: Le Médecin Malgré Lui - Doctor, http://www.rockyhorrorwiki.org/wiki2/index.php?title=Christopher_Biggins&oldid=14571. He won £1,000 for his chosen charity. 1972: London Assurance (Royal Shakespeare Company /New Theatre in London) He had a long list of credits before he was cast as a Transylvanian in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and was already well known in England for his recurring role in the sitcom Porridge. Biggins had seen the original Rocky Horror Show at the Theater Upstairs in London, and was friends with several of the players. 2014: Celebrity MasterChef (TV Series) 1971: Paul Temple (TV Series) - Archie He is an actor and writer, known for The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Masada (1981) and Revelations (2005). 1981: Masada (TV Mini-Series) - Albinus He is an actor and writer, known for The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), The Antagonists (1981) and Revelations (2005). He also appeared in the BBC's Poldark (1977) as the Reverend Osborne Whitworth, in Minder in the episode "The Bounty Hunter" (1979) and the TV miniseries Masada (1981). 2014: Catchphrase (TV Series) Richard O’Brien’s outrageous classic The Rocky Horror Show is thrusting its way back to the Grand Opera House from Monday 29 March – Sat 3 April, featuring Christopher Biggins as The Narrator and Olivier Award winner David Bedella as the celebrated Frank ‘n’ Furter.. 1979: Crime and Punishment (TV Mini-Series) - Zossimov He voices It's Not Me, It's You on Channel 5. Biggins is well known for his performances in pantomime. On children's television, he had a regular role as department store owner Adam Painting in the children's television programme Rentaghost (1978–1983) and also played Reverend Whiting in Southern Television's Brendon Chase, produced in 1980. He admits in his autobiography that he cried on the day she resigned, saying: "I'm not the most political of people. In May 2011, he starred in the second series of Channel 4's Celebrity Five Go To... in which the celebrities visited South Africa. September 29 until October 2 £19.50 to £32 8pm Saturday, 5pm and 8.30pm 01473 433100 0 comment In 2017, he received the Lifetime Achievement award at The Great British Pantomime Awards. He is an actor and writer, known for The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Masada (1981) and Revelations (2005). [12], In 2014, he filled the role of Mrs Smee in his Southend, Essex.[13]. Christopher Biggins, 69, is an actor and TV star from Oldham in Lancashire. He appeared as the regular character Lukewarm in the situation comedy Porridge (1974–1977) starring Ronnie Barker. In 2010, Biggins starred in Wolverhampton's Aladdin Pantomime at the Grand Theatre. 1972: ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) - Man #2 He was eventually voted the winner of the show on 30 November 2007.[5]. 1976: The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Series) - Nelson 1977-1980: Rentaghost (TV Series) - Adam Painting He has been married to Neil Sinclair since December 30, 2006. 2010: Mongrels (TV Series) - God He played Nero in the BBC dramatisation of I, Claudius (1976), from the novels by Robert Graves, having been selected for the role partly on the strength of a television commercial in which he had played a Roman emperor presiding over the games. But I believe in self-reliance and getting on with the job in hand. Christopher Biggens is an English actor who appeared as a Transylvanian in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. 1976: The Flight of the Heron (TV Series) - Duke of Cumberland It Could Happen to You (1975), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Adventures of a Plumber’s Mate (1978), Derek Jarman’s The Tempest (1979), and “The Baker” in the 1999 film Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. [3] He appeared as the regular character Lukewarm in the situation comedy Porridge (1974–1977) starring Ronnie Barker. Upstairs, Downstairs Series 2: Episode 9. In 2012, he was cast in the film version of Ray Cooney's farce Run for Your Wife. On 28 July 2016, Biggins entered the Celebrity Big Brother house to participate in its eighteenth series. Christopher has also taken part in a successful run of The Play What I Wrote; directed by Kenneth Brannagh; and is a regular guest as The Narrator in the National Tour of The Rocky Horror Show. 1993: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (New Shakespeare Company / Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London) The legendary Christopher Biggins will be opening a new tourist attraction in Maidstone next week. THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW and as STEPHANO in the Derek Jarman film version of Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST. I've reached the age [57] where all kinds of roles are opening up to me.[2]. 1996: The Comedy of Errors (New Shakespeare Company / Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London) 1997: The Phoenix and the Carpet (TV Mini-Series) - Mr. Tonks Christopher has also taken part in a successful run of ‘The Play What I Wrote’; directed by Kenneth Brannagh; and is a regular guest star as The Narrator in the National Tour of ‘The Rocky Horror Show’. I'm perfectly happy being me, thank you, and I happen to know that I am afforded enormous respect from everybody I know. I got it from a site that featured it on a different site than youtube and uploaded it here. 1977: Doctor on the Go (TV Series) - Nurse Franklyn 2009: Celebrity Come Dine With Me (TV Series) 1997: Caught in the Act (Video) - Alfonso (Chef) 1978: The Dancing Princesses (TV Movie) - Otto Jim Sharman. 1982: The Admirable Bashville (New Shakespeare Company / Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London) Born on December 16, 1948 in Oldham, Lancashire, England, Christopher Biggins is one of the best known faces on English television. After all, when I was in The Rocky Horror Picture Show in the 1970s, I dreamed of being a big-time movie-star and living in Los Angeles. Christopher Biggins Family, Childhood, Life Achievements, Facts, Wiki and Bio of 2017. He had tried out for Jim Sharman’s Jesus Christ Superstar several times, and eventually got a call to be in The Rocky Horror Picture Show as a result. 1995: French and Saunders (TV Series) From Porridge to I’m A Celebrity, Christopher Biggins has graced our screens for over thirty years. 1983: Dead on Time (Short) - Bigot Other comedy shows he appeared in include Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? Christopher Kenneth Biggins (born 16 December 1948) is an English actor and television presenter. 1978: The Dark Lady of The Sonnets - Directed (Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England) He was the subject of This Is Your Life in 1999, when he was surprised by Michael Aspel at the Theatre Royal, Brighton.[4]. In 2011, Biggins played the part of Mrs Crusoe in Cardiff's Robinson Crusoe Pantomime, in the New Theatre. 1993: The Taming of the Shrew (New Shakespeare Company / Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London) 1981: Bognor (TV Series) Spencer Nugent 1974: The Sex Thief - Porky Prescott 1971: Henry Vlll (Aldwych Theatre in London) 1992: Cluedo (TV Series) - Rev. Born on December 16, 1948 in Oldham, Lancashire, England, Christopher Biggins is one of the best known faces on English television. Christopher has also managed to fit in a year with The Royal Shakespeare Company appearing in London Assurance with Judi Dench and Donald Sinden. The screen and stage roles continued, and he has still has a high profile in England, appearing on several reality competition shows in recent years. In 2010, Biggins appeared as a guest star narrator in The Rocky Horror Show at the Belfast Grand Opera House (March and April), at the Sunderland Empire Theatre (June)[needs update], Southend Cliffs Pavilion (September), Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin and also at the Liverpool Empire Theatre (October). 1979: Minder (TV Series) - Harold Christopher Biggins was born on December 16, 1948 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Christopher Kenneth Biggins. 2003: Meades Eats (TV Series documentary) - Various Characters In December 2012, he returned to the Theatre Royal, Plymouth in Dick Whittington. In 2010, Biggins appeared as a guest star narrator in The Rocky Horror Show at the Belfast Grand Opera House (March and April), at the Sunderland Empire Theatre (June) [dated info], Southend Cliffs Pavilion (September), Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin and also at the Liverpool Empire Theatre (October). We need a new man. 2010: What Do Kids Know? And anyway, I'm having something of a second wind now. Christopher Biggins is a well known figure to many Rocky Horror Show fans, both as a Transylvanian in The Rocky Horror Picture Show as well as more recently the Narrator in the UK tour of The Rocky Horror Show a role he also played in The Rocky Horror Tribute Show.. Meat Loaf, Pierre Bedenes, Christopher Biggins, Gaye Brown, Rufus Collins, and Lindsay Ingram in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) Christopher Biggins tells of … 2006: The Rocky Horror Tribute Show (Video) - Narrator In 2010, Biggins appeared as a guest star narrator in The Rocky Horror Show at the Belfast Grand Opera House (March and April), at the Sunderland Empire Theatre (June) [needs update], Southend Cliffs Pavilion (September), Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin and also at the Liverpool Empire Theatre (October). One of Biggins' earliest roles was on Upstairs, Downstairs in Series 2, as the character Mr. Donaldson in the episode "An Object of Value" (1974). 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