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John Alderton 1940

M.(1) Jill Browne (2) Pauline Collins A Daughter - Kate Alderton and two sons - Nic Alderton and Richard Alderton, with second wife Pauline Collins.

First appeared on stage in 1961, Theatre Royal, York.
Remember "Upstairs, Downstairs"?, the series "Thomas and Sarah" came after "Upstairs, Downstairs", showing the story of the lives of Thomas the Chauffeuer and Sarah, (played by his real life wife, Pauline Collins).



Year Theatre Play Character TV Character Film Character
1961 RADA The Doctor and the Devils ..... .. ..... .. ..
1961 Theatre Royal, York Badger's Green ..... .. ..... .. ..
1962 - 1963 .. .. ..... Emergency-Ward 10 Dr. Richard Moone Cleopatra 1st Officer
1964 King's Theatre , Glasgow Person Unknown ..... The Great Adventure - The Colonel from Connecticut Billy Robinson The System Nidge
1965 Mermaid Theatre / Apollo Theatre Spring and Port Wine Harold Crompton Six of the Best - Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore Alf Operation Crossbow RAF 'Dakota' navigator
1968 .. .. ..... Armchair Theatre - One Night I Danced with Mr. Dalton Peter Duffy Antony Calvert
1968 .. .. ..... Never a Cross Word Anthony Deepcut Assignment K George
1968 .. .. ..... Mooney and His Caravans Charley .. ..
1968 .. .. ..... Please Sir! Bernard Hedges .. ..
1968 .. .. ..... Boy Meets Girl - Easy on the Clutch Gerald .. ..
1968 .. .. ..... Thirty-Minute Theatre - A Personal Affair ..... .. ..
1969 Aldwych Theatre Dutch Uncle Eric Hoyden Thirty-Minute Theatre - Roly Poly ..... .. ..
1969 Comedy Theatre The Night I Chased the Women With an Eel Jimmy Cooper Play of the Month - Julius Caesar Octavius Caesar Hannibal Brooks Bernard
1969 .. .. ..... A Serpent in Putney Mike .. ..
1970 .. .. ..... Play of the Month - The Rivals ..... .. ..
1970 .. .. ..... Play of the Month - Macbeth ..... .. ..
1971 .. .. ..... Brett - Welcome to the City ..... Please Sir! Bernard Hedges
1972 .. .. ..... My Wife Next Door George Bassett .. ..
1972 .. .. ..... Play of the Month - Trelawny of the Wells Tom Wrench .. ..
1972 - 1973 .. .. ..... Upstairs, Downstairs Thomas Watkins .. ..
1973 Howff Theatre Punch and Judy Stories Stanley .. ..... .. ..
1974 Comedy Theatre Judies Stanley No, Honestly Charles Danby Zardoz Friend
1974 .. .. ..... This Is Your Life ..... .. ..
1975 Shaw Theatre The Birthday Party Stanley Wodehouse Playhouse - Various Episodes Various It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet James Herriott
1976 Apollo Theatre Confusions Various Characters .. ..... .. ..
1977 .. .. ..... The Upchat Line Mike Upchat .. ..
1978 .. .. ..... Wodehouse Playhouse - Mulliner's Buck-U-Uppo Augistine Mulliner .. ..
1979 .. .. ..... Thomas and Sarah Thomas Watkins .. ..
1980 Savoy Theatre Rattle of a Simple Man ..... Play for Today - A Walk in the Forest ..... .. ..
1980 .. .. ..... Tales of the Unexpected - Georgy Porgy Rev. George Duckworth .. ..
1981 .. .. ..... Late Flowering Love Lt. Alderton .. ..
1982 Young Vic John Mortimer's Casebook ..... .. ..... .. ..
1983 Ambassadors Theatre, London Special Occasions ..... Little Miss Narrator .. ..
1983 .. .. ..... Father's Day Lyall Jarvis .. ..
1986 Comedy Theatre The Maintenance Man ..... .. ..... .. ..
1987 .. Waiting For Godot ..... Fireman Sam Narrator & Character Voices .. ..
1988 National Theatre .. ..... Tales of the Unexpected - The Surgeon Robert Sandy Still Life ..
1988 .. .. ..... Mr. H Is Late Vicar .. ..
1989 - 1992 .. .. ..... Forever Green Jack Boult .. ..
1994 Theatre Royal, Bath What the Butler Saw ..... .. ..... .. ..
1995 National Theatre .. ..... Family Album ..... Clockwork Mice Swaney
1995 .. .. ..... The Astonished Heart ..... .. ..
.... .. .. ..... Testament: The Bible in Animation - Jonah Jonah/God .. ..
1998 .. .. ..... Heartbeat - The Enemy Within Jim Ryan .. ..
1998 .. .. ..... The Mrs Bradley Mysteries: Speedy Death Alastair Bing .. ..
1999 .. .. ..... Peak Practice - Before the Lights Go Out Harry Capper .. ..
2000 .. .. ..... .. ..... Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War Hawksmoor
2001 .. .. ..... Dalziel and Pascoe - Secrets of the Dead Sgt Ted Lock .. ..
2003 .. .. ..... .. ..... Calendar Girls John Clarke
2004 .. .. ..... Down to Earth - Family Ties David Brewer .. ..
2004 .. .. ..... He Knew He Was Right Mr. Outhouse .. ..
2004 .. .. ..... Doc Martin - Of All the Harbours in All the Towns John Slater .. ..
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