Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Peter Duncan Blue Peter Tumble Life Story Interview….
Peter Duncan is known to a whole generation as the Star and presenter of Blue Peter.
Little do they know he’s actually a hugely talented actor who trained at the Italia Conti.
He’s currently touring the UK in Birdsong – find out more @ www.birdsongtour.com
Peter began his stage career when he joined Olivier’s National Theatre and spent the 1970’s working exclusively as actor.
Duncan Starred on C4’s ‘The Games in 2013 and BBC1’s ‘Tumble’ in 2014.
Enjoy an Exclusive life story interview with Peter and Alex Belfield:
After a stint in repertory theatre playing roles such as Billy Liar and Alan Strang in ‘Equus’, he began a TV career playing leading roles in productions such as ‘The Childhood Friend’, ‘Sons and Lovers’, ‘Renoir My Father’, ‘Warship’, ‘Sam’, ‘Fallen Hero’, ‘Survivors’, ‘King Cinder’, ‘Oranges and Lemons’, ‘The Flockton Flyer’, ‘Space 1999’.
His feature film credits include ‘Stardust’, ‘Quilp’, and a famous cameo in ‘Flash Gordon’ when was he killed by a tree monster.
Peter has also appeared in many iconic musical theatre roles such as ‘Barnum’, Bill Snibson in ‘Me and my Girl’ and as Charlie Chaplin in ‘The Little Tramp’.
In 1995 he was nominated for an Olivier Award as Best Actor in a musical playing Denry Machin in ‘The Card’.
He toured in Alan Ayckbourn‘s ‘Things We Do For Love’, played the twins in ‘Corpse’ and appeared as Stan Laurel in a production of ‘Laurel and Hardy’.
He played the roles of Macduff in ‘Macbeth’ and ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’ at the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park.
Birdsong is on tour through 2015.
Interview by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 29th Jan 2015.