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Matthew Waterhouse (born 19 December 1961 in Hertford) is a British actor best known for his role as Adric in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. Events 324 - Licinius abdicates his position as Roman Emperor. Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 324 - Licinius abdicates his position as Roman Emperor. Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Hertford (standard pronunciations /'hɑːtֽfəd/ and /'hɑːֽfəd/ local pronunciation /'ɑːʔֽfəd/ is the affluent County town of Hertfordshire, The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works Adric is a Fictional character played by Matthew Waterhouse in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who A television program (US television programme (UK or television show (U Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC. He is from Haywards Heath, West Sussex. Haywards Heath is a town in the Mid Sussex District of West Sussex, England. Settlements Most settlements in West Sussex are either along the south coast or are situated in the M23 corridor The son of a solicitor, he was educated at St. Wilfrid’s Primary School, West Sussex and Shoreham Grammar School (now Shoreham College ). After leaving the series, he began a stage career, mainly because he was influenced by his older brother, Paul, to do so.
Waterhouse was a great fan of Doctor Who in his younger days, even writing a letter and sending it in to Doctor Who Magazine. Doctor Who Magazine (abbreviated as DWM) is a Magazine devoted to the long-running British Science fiction television He also submitted a recipe for mushroom crepes with hollandaise sauce for a food magazine sometime before his Doctor Who debut. Adric was a companion of Tom Baker and Peter Davison's Doctors from 1980 to 1982. History of the Doctor Who companion When Doctor Who was created the dramatic structure of the programme's cast was rather different from the hero-and-sidekick Thomas Stewart "Tom" Baker (born 20 January 1934 is an English Actor. Peter Davison (born Peter Moffett 13 April 1951 is an English Actor, best known for his roles as Tristan Farnon in the television version of The Doctor is the central character in the long-running BBC television science-fiction series Doctor Who, and also features in Waterhouse was the youngest male actor to play a companion (Sarah Sutton was the youngest female actor to play a companion), and had only appeared in one television drama prior to being appointed in the role. Sarah Sutton (born 12 December 1961 in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England) is a British Actress best known for He played the schoolboy Briarley in the BBC2 adaptation of To Serve Them All My Days with John Duttine. To Serve Them All My Days is a novel by British author R F Delderfield.
Waterhouse returned to the sphere of Doctor Who and took part in the audio commentaries for the DVD releases of Earthshock and The Visitation released in 2003 and 2004 respectively. Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC. DVD (also known as " Digital Versatile Disc " or " Digital Video Disc " - see Etymology)is Earthshock is a serial in the British Science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in four twice-weekly This article refers to the Doctor Who serial For the novel by Frank E He also provided commentary for The Keeper of Traken, released in 2007 as part of the New Beginnings box set. The Keeper of Traken is a serial in the British Science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast Though released separately, all commentaries were recorded in the same week, as noted by Waterhouse in his commentary for The Keeper of Traken. The Keeper of Traken is a serial in the British Science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast
In 2006, Waterhouse self-published his debut novel, Fates, Flowers: A Comedy of New York (ThisPress).
Matthew's television work away from Doctor Who has been quite limited. Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC. He guested on a number of shows after it was announced that he would be playing Adric. This included Saturday Night At The Mill (BBC Pebble Mill, 1980) and Top of the Pops (BBC, 1980) with Dave Lee Travis. For the talk show see Pebble Mill at One. The BBC Birmingham network production centre Pebble Mill was located in Edgbaston, a suburb of Birmingham Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, was a long-running British music chart Television programme, made and broadcast He also guested on Peter Davison's This Is Your Life (Thames TV, 1982) and Children in Need (BBC, 1985) with a range of Doctor Who actors. This Is Your Life was a television documentary series hosted by its producer Ralph Edwards. BBC Children in Need is an annual British charity appeal organised by the BBC. Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC. Waterhouse's only film appearance was in 1984's arthouse sci-fi thriller 'The Killing Edge', directed by Lindsay Shoentoff. Waterhouse, in a minor role, played a knife man.
In 1996 he made the science fiction pilot drama Ghostlands for MJTV Productions, and played the character Tom, alongside actors Sylvester McCoy and Jacqueline Pearce.
Waterhouse's name was used by comedians Matt Lucas and David Walliams for a character in their sketch show Little Britain. Matthew Richard Lucas (born 5 March 1974) is an English Comedian and Actor. David Walliams (born David Williams, August 20, 1971) is an English Comedian and Actor, best known for his partnership Little Britain is a character-based comedy Sketch show first appearing on BBC radio and then television Waterhouse in the programme is an unsuccessful inventor of bizarre and ridiculous new versions of things such as board games and breakfast cereals. A board game is a Game in which counters or pieces that are placed on removed from or moved across a "board" (a premarked surface usually specific to that game A breakfast cereal (often simply called cereal is a packaged food product made from Cereal intended to be consumed as part of a Breakfast. Little Britain has also featured two other characters named after Doctor Who companion actors, Michael Craze and Mark Strickson, while the actual programme is narrated by Tom Baker. Michael Craze ( 29 November, 1942 &ndash 8 December, 1998) was a British actor noted for his role of Ben Jackson, a Mark Strickson (born 1961 in Stratford-upon-Avon) is a British Actor best known for his roles as the character Thomas Stewart "Tom" Baker (born 20 January 1934 is an English Actor.
Matthew has appeared in a wide range of theatre productions in the UK, and has appeared in the Shakespeare productions A Midsummer Night's Dream (as Puck), Twelfth Night (as Fabian), Macbeth (as Fleance) and Hamlet (as the title role). A Midsummer Night's Dream is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare, suggested by " The Knight's Tale " from Twelfth Night Or What You Will is a Comedy by William Shakespeare, based on the Short story "Of Apolonius and Silla" by Macbeth is among the best-known of William Shakespeare 's plays, and is his shortest tragedy, believed to have been written some time between Hamlet is a Tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1599 and 1601 He also appeared in theatre productions of I Am David, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Brighton Beach Memoirs (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Peter Pan (directed by actor Clive Swift) and Torch Song Trilogy. The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe is a fantasy novel for children by C Clive Walter Swift (born 9 February 1936, Liverpool) is an English Actor who is best known for his starring role as Richard Bucket Torch Song Trilogy is a collection of three plays by Harvey Fierstein rendered in three acts International Stud, Fugue in a Nursery, and He also wrote and appeared in his own one-man show Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Chipping Norton and UK Tour) which was directed by actor Murray Melvin (Bilis Manger in the Doctor Who spin-off drama Torchwood in 2007). Murray Melvin (born 1932 London) is an English stage and film Actor. Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC. Torchwood is a British science fiction Drama Television programme, created by Russell T Davies and starring John Barrowman
Waterhouse has lived in Connecticut, in the United States, since July 1998. Connecticut ( is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the