Roger Allam (born 26 October 1953) is an English actor, known primarily for his stage career, although he has performed in film and television.
Shaun Evans Benedict Cumberbatch Cabin Pressure Peter Mannion John Finnemore Theresa Rebeck Hampstead Theatre Colm Wilkinson Ian McKellen Bad Education Emily Watson Terry Johnson Sherlock Holmes Geoffrey Rush Colin Morgan National Theatre
Roger Allam honoured with Outstanding Alumni Award (StaffNet - The University of Manchester):
I've been attempting to edit a frankly unwieldy essay all day. Current mood, as expressed by Roger Allam:
Thank you for making The Globe's The Tempest with Roger Allam and James Garnon available.
My brother got me to watch the first episode of Game of Thrones but Roger Allam is in it & now I just want to watch Speed Racer
Sounds like Roger Allam first, then B saying "no that can't be right" (& the princess of Lictenstein groaning?) to my ear
Roger Allam fans turn over to ITV3 for Episode 2.
my new secret boyfriend Roger Allam is killing it though.
ooh yes. if we must have new voices, it would be great to have Roger Allam's.
Roger Allam one of the all time great Falstaffs I think. But I did enjoy this one a lot - think it might have matured a bit.
I was less whelmed when saw it at Stratford. Ashley McGuire & Roger Allam still 'my' Falstaffs.
best falstaff ever -- roger allam, globe, 2010. he's actually FUNNY.
Roger Allam is just excellent in The Thick of It. The later seasons are hilarious!
Watching The Jury on ITV3 and it stars Roger Allam. 👍📺 😊
What makes a great stage actor? Roger Allam, Miriam Margolyes and others offer a few words of advice.
... In addition I must say (pervertedly) that Roger Allam could take me to the heavens any time!
Petition to remake The Book Thief with Tilda Swinton as Death instead of Roger Allam 👍
Best dance of the night already seen with Roger Allam and Co at the end of The Tempest on Eat your heart out Strictly!
Ah, the wonder that is Roger Allam in The Tempest on Sky Arts. Saw it at the Globe - loved it!
The Tempest is repeated on 2 at 4.15pm. Globe recording starring Roger Allam & Colin Morgan.
When asked if she'd go out with a young Roger Allam sized man Hayley Atwell said "security"
When asked what my goal weight is this Christmas I'm gonna say "Roger Allam"
wot a pair! MT Renowned pianist AngelaHewitt showcases her repertoire with Roger Allam. .
Renowned pianist Angela Hewitt showcases highlights from her repertoire, including a performance with Roger Allam. .
He's one of them certainly but so is Stephanie Cole and Roger Allam
The Tempest is on 2 at 8pm. Globe recording starring Roger Allam. That man is so talented! :) (cc:
Catch last year's production of The Tempest starring Roger Allam and Colin Morgan on Sky Arts 2 at 8pm. You won't…
Another celebrity spot - credit to for pointing out actor Roger Allam (Peter Mannion in The Thick of It) to me at Waterloo.
You can see pictures from Roger Allam's Outstanding Alumni Award presentation on our FB page
"Seminar" dir. by Terry Johnson- powerful play with excellent Roger Allam about writing..
I'm watching "Lewis" ... Still prefer the original Morse or Endeavour (Roger Allam's hat).
Shakespeare's Globe on Screen presents THE TEMPEST, screening this Tuesday, 10/28 at 7:00pm! Tickets: Duke of Milan (Roger Allam), usurped and exiled by his own brother, holds sway over an enchanted island. He is comforted by his daughter Miranda (Jessie Buckley) and served by his spirit Ariel (Colin Morgan) and the deformed slave Caliban (James Garnon). When Prospero raises a storm to wreck this perfidious brother and his confederates on the island, his long contemplated revenge at last seems within reach. Imbued with a spirit of magic and the supernatural, The Tempest, recorded live on stage earlier in 2014, is Shakespeare's late great masterpiece of forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment. Director Jeremy Herrin's previous work for Shakespeare's Globe includes 2011's much loved Much Ado About Nothing. Roger Allam won the Olivier Award for best actor for his role as Falstaff in Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 at the Globe in 2010. Colin Morgan is best known for playing Merlin in the long running BBC series "Merl ...
Great news: Roger Allam is on the newest
I actually felt sorry for Frank Grayson. Roger Allam was superb ! His voice was incredible. Xxxx
What a great play was. The whole cast was just awesome - Roger Allam leading the way. Thanks again
I bet the do! Have you ever listened to Cabin Pressure (on BBC Radio 4 Extra website) w/Benedict Cumberbatch & Roger Allam?
I've been meaning to mention Roger Allam's cameo in Bad Education this week (BBC3/iplayer) but no doubt you've seen it. ;)
My new text message alert is Peter Mannion flouncing "I'm bored of this, I'm going for a Twix". Roger Allam, Sky God and Voice God both.
I'm meeting a bunch of people tonight when we are seeing with Roger Allam. It was originally the play's last night...
"Will work for food and Roger Allam tickets."
On a ridiculously early bus to London to see Mr. Roger Allam on stage. Things I do for Rog.
Enjoyed some fine acting in at tonight. Terrific cast. Roger Allam and Bryan *** especially compelling.
Roger Allam is in the latest episode, he hasn't even said a single word so far yet I'm laughing my *** off, brilliant!
I like Roger Allam and I enjoyed the pilot but couldn't get along with it after that.
I did think Gus was voiced by Roger Allam all the way through though.
Yellow car! Yellow car! by Starring Stephanie Cole as Caroline, Roger Allam as Dou...
Roger Allam masterful in Seminar. Holds audience's attention brilliantly. Never grandstands. Just delivers with great honesty
Seminar at Hampstead was good. Not quite as sharp as Mamet (not much is) but Roger Allam and were both superb
Roger Allam! The man with the best voice in the world!
Context and intonation aside, one of the high points of today may be saying "Try me" to Roger Allam.
So and and so looking forward to seeing Roger Allam reciting DH Lawrence's short stories.
Roger Allam, and on a stage before me, bouncing off each other - yep, that's what good days are made of.
highly entertaining with wonderful Roger Allam surely one of our greatest actors
Such a waste of Roger Allam's voice :(
Sometimes, out of nowhere, I remember my utterly filthy Roger Allam sex dream and grin like a South Park Canadian for hours.
Really enjoyed Seminar . Roger Allam and the rest of the cast were first class.
Also, she doesn't know who Roger Allam is, which is pitifully sad for her.
So, E5 was on a different level to other episodes AND got Roger Allam/Supermac!
Roger Allam's voice is pure sex, but even I will not buy the Jeffrey Archer audiobooks he narrates. Surprisingly, I have some standards.
Is Roger Allam appearing on BBC Three not enough to save it?
Shame the mighty Roger Allam playing a silent role in - the best sarcastic voice in the business...
Roger Allam's squeaky voice in this ep of Bad Education is great
Bad Education BBC3 just had Roger Allam as mean exam invigilator.
Bit of a silent comedy masterclass from Roger Allam & Jack Whitehall on BBC3 of all places.
Inspired choice to give the man with the best voice on TV, Roger Allam, a silent role
Oh my God, Roger Allam is in this episode. Flailing!
Roger Allam in Bad Education, fantastic!!!
Roger Allam is going to be in Bad Education tonight? My evening just got better
Roger Allam is brilliant as the examiner in Bad Education tonight.
he was amazing in The Tempest; acted everyone else off the stage, including the incredible Roger Allam.
. And also don't forget at 10pm on featuring this week the wonderfully talented Roger Allam.
Sat opposite actor Roger Allam on the tube, I often see famous actors around Swiss Cottage
Acting Tips via "Try not to worry about embarrassing yourself. That's a lifetime's task" - Roger Allam
Chris Duggan's exhibition at ends on Nov, 2. Don't miss the chance! For more info:
Re-watching Endeavour. Love some baby Morse. Love some Roger Allam and Shaun Evans too.
Democracy by Michael Frayn had its World Premier in 2003. Roger Allam played Willy Brandt
Photo: thepudupudu: A picture from the Parade’s End set, kidnapped from this site for Roger Allam...
Roger Allam and Jamie P were superb, but I lived Simon RB, too – lots of pathos, I thought. But mainly Ben Whishaw feelings
I would like to express my hearty and sincere thanks to you all for your stated concern that myself and my countrymen remain in the United Kingdom. I was just heading back from my job (the job where I earn under eight quid an hour for working with people with learning disabilities) and passing the local food bank when I heard the news, namely, that you were so concerned that we might leave the UK that you had all deigned to write your names on a piece of paper. Dear William Dalrymple, Eddie Izzard, Sir Patrick Stewart, Sir *** Jagger, Jenny Agutter, Sir Ben Ainslie, Kriss Akabusi, Roger Allam, Kirstie Allsop, Alexander Armstrong, Sir David Attenborough, Steve Backley, Baroness Joan Bakewell, Frances Barber, Andy Barrow, John Barrowman, Mike Batt, Glen Baxter, David Aaronovitch, Helena Bonham-Carter, Stanley Baxter, Martin Bayfield, Mary Beard, Sarah Beeny, Anthony Beevor, Angelica Bell,Dickie Bird, Cilla Black, Graeme Black, Roger Black, Malorie Blackman, Ranjit Bolt, Alain de Botton, William Boyd, Trace ...
Woke at 5.45 :-( still I heard most of the lovely Roger Allam and Maggie Steed doing Blythe Spirit on radio 4 extra, 6-7.30. Very tired. :-(
2nd time I've seen people fancast both Roger Allam and Lindsay Duncan for Bless. In an ideal world that would happen.
Roger Allam will star in ESC's new comedy 'The Hippopotamus', adapted from the novel by
I have a dream: full season 2 story arc with Roger Allam as The Master.
Booked tickets for Seminar with Roger Allam All my friends are dead jealous ;)
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Roger Allam in Theresa Rebeck's Seminar - UK premiere of See Rock City And Other Destinations - Latest news on
Are you, by any chance, planning to livestream 'Seminar' with Roger Allam?
Oh...and I'd also forgotten that Roger Allam plays a key character in season 2 of Ashes To Ashes. It just gets better.
SEMINAR, Theresa Rebeck's 2011 Broadway play, to receive British premiere at Sept 28 to Oct 18, with Roge…
It's not going to happen, but I'd love if Armando Iannucci did a Doctor Who episode with Paul Higgins, Roger Allam, Joanna Scanlan etc.
Short but very sweet session today with Roger Allam. The list of Game of Thrones actors through the doors of Tamborine grows by the week.
Thanks to so many of my tv faves for support. Roger Allam, Phil Spencer, Olivia Colman ... Love the letter. Means a lot.
Roger Allam - see that character you played in V for Vendetta? That's what we want away from
felt so bad that the great Roger Allam had signed your letter. But thanks so much for Cilla. Yes
The wonderful Roger Allam was also at Chichester tonight. Thursday was visiting Endeavour!
One episode of every night before bed puts a smile on my face :) Love Roger Allam x Benedict Cumberbatch!
You know you've watched too much kids' TV when during the sublime Endeavour, you shout "Sarah and Duck!" every time Roger Allam speaks.
Still alive in the forest with and co. Just enough signal for important matters such as tickets to see Roger Allam on stage again.
In seeing shows at the NationalTheatre tonight: Bruno Tonioli, Harriet Harman, Anne-Marie Duff, James McAvoy and Roger Allam!
Roger Allam: how Sheila Hancock gave me a Dream gig with the RSC
Roger Allam is so good at being a smug A-hole. Saw him as Falstaff at the Globe & he was great.
Going to see Roger Allam as Prospero at Should be intesting!
Hampstead Seminar led by Roger Allam: Roger Allam is to return to the Hampstead Theatre this autumn when he st...
Roger Allam returns to to lead cast of comedy Seminar
I've just booked to see the wonderful Roger Allam in Seminar for my yearly visit (it just happens 😂) to the
Roger Allam stars in the mordantly comic Seminar book before it sells out.
I have seen Seminar in NY some years ago and can't wait to see it again with Roger Allam as Leonard . What a treat.
Under 26 or a student? You can book front row seats for with Roger Allam from £15 -
Booked to see Roger Allam in Seminar at - excited to see one of my favourite actors!
OK, just bought my ticket to see Nice to visit again in October. And nice to see Roger Allam on stage again!
OK, does someone want to see Roger Allam with me? October 18th
Show with Roger Allam at the Booked tickets without even reading the details. My face right now.
I think I've found what to spend some of my theatre tokens on. Would be great to see the fab Roger Allam
downloading The Thick of It.. saw Roger Allam for a second there when I checked one finished video.. this is gonna be so much FUN!!!
Tickets booked to see Roger Allam in Theresa Rebeck’s at My Monday has just improved immensely!
Roger Allam stars in Seminar by Theresa Rebeck at Hampstead ...
Hi Tanja - sure you already know, but Roger Allam is going to be in a play at Hampstead Theatre in Sept/Oct.
I see that your Roger Allam is going to be busy this autumn! Think I may have to go to this :)
New show now on sale: Theresa Rebeck's directed by Terry Johnson and starring Roger Allam (25 Sept - 18 Oct) ht…
Looking forward to seeing Seminar with the legend Roger Allam :)
Roger Allam to star in Seminar at the Hampstead Theatre.
Endeavour is amazing, watch it when you can, so welldone And ofcourse Roger Allam is in it 😄
Roger Allam is in this episode of the Catherine Tate Show omg
I dunno. Shaun Evans & Roger Allam in Endeavour and Michael Kitchen & Honeysuckle Weeks in Foyle’s War are pretty badass.
Mr Holmes adds Frances de la Tour, Roger Allam and Patrick Kennedy to join Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes :
Roger Allam! 'Mr new cast revealed as shoot begins
Exciting news! Roger Allam joins the cast of movie "Mr Holmes", with portraying Sherlock Holmes
Anything with Roger Allam in it is going to be good.
Roger Allam will be in the new SH film. The acting links with that character seem to be growing by the year!
Roger Allam is in new film about Sherlock called "Mr Holmes" XD
NO WAY? Roger Allam is going to be in that movie?
The casting of Roger Allam in the Ian McKellen Sherlock Holmes film will please large sections of my timeline ...
& winging our way to see aka roger allam recite Facade!
A German game with fewer than five goals is a dull affair.--Roger Allam
I love Roger Allam 's pronunciation!. It's good to hear especially for some foreigners just like me!
Also Shaun Evans & Roger Allam should've played the detectives in the 1866 flashbacks as well, without the ep commenting on it
It's a lovely kids show that Roger Allam does the narration for. But of merit in and of itself.
Watching *** told Flatmate "wouldn't it be fun if Roger Allam suddenly turned up", and 5 secs later there he was. Will try that again.
Armchair theatre tonight – ‘The Tempest’ (2013) on DVD. Funny, tender, and enchanting. Roger Allam is sublime.
To be honest John Finnemore and Roger Allam steal the show.
Just now realising that the 'Roger' my TL has been going on about for ages now is probably not Roger Allam.
...if these are leftovers from TDB, then put em on a Special Edition! It's disrespectful to Roger & everything he built fo…
Sarah and Duck, kids TV fare narrated by Roger Allam. Note the lemon.
Roger Allam speaking German does things to me apparently.
Roger Allam. I nearly walked straight into him outside the Old Vic.
Just saw photos of Andrew Scott and Roger Allam. But saw paper also reported Ian and Orlando.
See Roger Allam rule as Falstaff in my Henry IV Part I at
See as king playing in 's production of 's Henry IV Part I at
I hear Roger Allam is cast to play Ted Wallace in Stephen Fry's "The Hippopotamus". Perfect casting.…
It's quite the stary evening here at In just the 3 rows in front of me are Roger Allam, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bl…
This is from Jeanne Morse: "Hey guys ! I'm pretty sure we're quite a lot here to love Shaun Evans' work !! As Benedict Cumberbatch has his Cumbercollective, Hugh Dancy has his Dancies, I was wondering how Shaun's fans are called !Any ideas ? xx with love from France." Any ideas anyone? I know that the Endeavour fandom members are called "Mateys". Roger Allam fans are called "Allamites." But does anyone have a cool name for Shaun fans? I'll ask around. Meanwhile, all ideas are welcome! Evanses? Shaunies? LOL
Almost forgot, got an rmail from the Globe theatre & they are going to show screenings of the Tempest starring Roger Allam
First look: Roger Allam and in Globe&Tempest on screen - Features - 15 May 2014
You mean Roger Allam, the guy who played Peter Mannion MP, the best character in The Thick Of It.
I love Roger Allam as Peter Mannion in the
have you seen Sarah and Duck yet? Utterly calming, feat. Roger Allam (Peter Mannion on The Thick of It) as narrator.
Benedict Cumberbatch and Roger Allam at the recording of the final episode of Cabin Pressure, Februa
Six hours of laugh out loud Benedict Cumberbatch and Roger Allam. Not to mention John Finnemore. Yep. I am excited.
just looked up the word 'Rich' in the Oxford English.. Simply states 'Roger Allam's voice'.. Now looking up 'Iconic'.ditto
If you were going to be stuck on an island with three... — Benedict Cumberbatch, Roger Allam, and John Finnemore...
I also left at the interval of Othello. I’m just not a Shakespeare fan. Although I loved Roger Allam in the Tempest.
sounds nice, Roger Allam is great :)
Aw man :( Still, Roger Allam was amazing. The whole thing was so wonderful.
Have decided that when he's old enough I'd like to see Roger Allam as Lear. Think he'd be ace. And maybe Hiddles as Edmund.
Was that Roger Allam doing the voiceover for Stowford Press cider? As if I needed further persuasion.
mine was national tour circa 1999, but I don't remember much, so actually Roger Allam.
Roger Allam. I am in love with that voice.
Cats & I are listening to Roger Allam as Douglas in on and literally laughing out loud.
More than once this week I have revisited 'The Thick Of It' S4. Sheer genius and better with every viewing. Roger Allam is razor sharp.
I Henry IV Act 2 Scene 4. Globe, 2010, with Jamie Parker and Roger Allam. Go buy the DVD.
oh I'd love to see Roger Allam as Falstaff. he only did a scene here dressed in a normal suit & totally made me emo.
High hopes for this. Tempest is great and I love Roger Allam.
New link to the photos with Benedict Cumberbatch &
I'm pretty sure Roger Allam is voicing the show my nephew is watching omg
Actually it's a shame Roger Allam was cast as a character we probably wont see again until Season 5
Did we forget about Cirian Hinds and Roger Allam being in
Roger Allam was absolutely superb as Falstaff. One of Shakespeare's very believable characters. I'm glad I saw him.
that article's from last year when Mr Allam was playing Prospero at
Giggling at my desk listening to Cabin Pressure (starring Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch and Roger Allam). Brilliant show!
You for get how many breasts there were in the first ep of Game of Thrones. Also Roger Allam!
I'd like to marry Roger Allam's voice.
"All that matters is POWER and the unassailable MIGHT of MONEY" God, Roger Allam is fantastic
I'd love for some irk to write me a poem. Though last Xmas someone did feed my Roger Allam so I was lucky in that way ;-)
Without a doubt, the best Confrontation is Colm Wilkinson and Roger Allam's.
it also ft my one true love Roger Allam. It's a very stressful drama
I'm off to bed with Shaun Evans and Roger Allam. Night x
Just watched the final episode of - superb, gripping, and please don't kill off Roger Allam. He's the best bit!
Enjoy! These are the best episodes. Both Shaun Evans and Roger Allam are brilliant.
Roger Allam's voice has reinvented sarcasm.
Last night I fell asleep listening to Cabin Pressure - And Roger Allam was in my dream. I consider this a...
Just so you know, Roger Allam reads all of these in my head.
It's the truth! Oh yeah, it was Roger Allam. At first I just thought, I know that guy. Then he looked straight at me...
Roger Allam who plays Peter Mannion was on a British morning show the other week, and they asked him about a …
OTD 1599: Birth of Oliver Cromwell. Brilliantly portrayed here by Roger Allam, with guest historian Ronald Hutton[!].
Top 3 sexiest voices in my house. 1. VTech helicopter pilot. 2. Mr Todd from Peter Rabbit. 3. Roger Allam from Sarah & Duck
Roger Allam is Javert on the original cast recording of Les Mis. He has a beautiful, rich, voice like a singing Richard Burton.
Extra info about the new series of Endeavour from my chats with Roger Allam and Shaun Evans here -
She needs a happy ending!! Well, do you like Shaun Evans or Roger Allam? Endeavour is back next week…
Roger Allam remembers rehearsals at the in 1999 series 2 9pm on Sunday March 30th
No more series of Cabin Pressure on John Finnemore bowing out on a high. Best cast on radio especially Roger Allam as Douglas.
Roger Allam remembers rehearsals at the National Theatre in 1999
Rewatching 'Endeavour'. . Petition to get Roger Allam to be the narrator for everything from now on.
Be brilliant to see who they've got playing Polonius! If it's Roger Allam...crikey that'd be good! x
Obvious casting I know but I'd love to see Roger Allam as Claudius in Cumberbatch's Hamlet.
How about Roger Allam? I would love to see him act on stage with B!
I'm reading my notes. In my head, everything is in Roger Allam's voice. It makes words like hypoxia and vancomycin that bit more exciting.
Oh yeah! I didn't know he'd performed at the Globe. And Roger Allam again in Henry IV :)
Editing our behind the scenes of Can't wait for series 2. Starring Roger Allam and Shaun Evans.
I walk past Roger Allam on my way to work a fair bit, and I've long been tempted to just randomly hand him a Twix.
Roger Allam knows it's Cool to be Kind to animals
Sadly not. I spoiled myself with movie first. The book sound great! The voice of Roger Allam was too avuncular to be meanacing.
It's a great show. Roger Allam's terrific on it. Supposedly a 5th series coming soonish.
Sarah and Duck fans: What if Roger Allam is just Sarah's dad, following them about? And then the 4th wall stays intact.
- Marks a reunion for Jessie with Roger Allam. She played Miranda opposite his Prospero in 'The Tempest' last year
I want a Live Action version of Anastasia. Or a play. And I want Roger Allam as Vladimir and Tom Hiddleston as Dimitri.
Benedict is too busy being upstaged by Roger Allam in Cabin Pressure on Radio 4/Radio 4 Extra
He is playing the role of Roger Allam in V for Vendetta.
I love his voice. When I read the book Neverwhere, I was mentally hearing Roger Allam as the Marquis.
Neverwhere is a personal favourite. Though I believe Roger Allam should've been cast as the Marquis of Carabbas.
Pretty sure that's Roger Allam doing the petrol ad
but now Roger Allam is having a big scene in this tv show i am watching and it is sasstastic and almost as delicious as pain relief
Endeavour returns to our screens 30th March, ITV with the brilliant Shaun Evans, Roger Allam and Anton Lesser.
Roger Allam has such a great voice, I'm pretty sure he could talk me into driving a nail into my foot. BUT WHY WOULD HE WANT TO DO THAT?
Death was played by Roger Allam.didn't think it was him
Poor Rudy Steiner, but the ending was done beautifully. Why did no one tell me Roger Allam is...
...and Roger Allam has a great voice!
Roger Allam is the voice of the fuel ads, be still my beating heart!!!
Roger Allam has the most glorious voice on the planet
Yesterday Roger Allam narrated wonderful revival of "Oh! What a Lovely War". Available on
Also in cinemas: ‘The Book Thief’ (Brian Percival; USA/Germany) *** I saw this towards the end of last year when I was in New York and while it really isn’t anything particularly wonderful, I seem to remember leaving the cinema fairly entertained. Director Percival has worked on 'Downton Abbey' and this is a comfortable, Sunday evening viewing, film equivalent. It has some novelty though: you don’t often get second World War films about the German civilians living through the conflict, so that’s a bit different; but the most striking aspect is that it’s narrated by Death himself (Roger Allam, excellent), whose dulcet tones give the story a sense of dignity it might not deserve. Sophie Nélisse is very good in the lead and Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson are their usual reliable selves as her foster parents. The main problem here is an uncertainty of tone. As the main character is an adolescent girl, it might have resonated with a teen audience were they not too busy watching and re-watching vam ...
cumberbatchweb: Benedict Cumberbatch, Roger Allam & cast at the rec 1/10
MT Benedict Cumberbatch and Roger Allam share a moment after the final show of John Finnemore's Cabin Pressure.
I read the first book of "A Song of Ice and Fire" and didn't like it. Don't take me wrong, it's fairly well written. The very problem is - while I have a very soft spot for villainy, for intrigue, for a game of thrones well played - there is nobody to like. There's no character I'd care for, with the exception of Eddard Stark, who had "Doom" written on his forehead right at the beginning of the novel. He's not a player, though, but a honorable man, and therefore lost. What have we got amongst those left? Sadistic madmen. Mad women driven by grief and hate. Opportunistic traitors galore. Boring idealists. People I don't care to love, and people I don't love to hate. Just people I don't care for. Having now seen the first season of HBO's GAME OF THRONES changed little, if anything, about my impression from the book, although I enjoyed seeing familiar faces (sometimes just in cameos) like Sir John Standing (lying down), Roger Allam, Julian Glover, Charles Dance, and Peter Vaughan. Having said this, there ar ...
The Book Thief (Dir. Brian Percival, 2013) Thru the whole film I thought Danny Huston was Death, but it's some guy called Roger Allam.
Robbie,a broke new father with a good heart, is in serious trouble with the law and determined to give his son a better life than his. A visit to a whiskey distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way to turn around their lives… YEAR: UK 2012 GENRE: "Dramedy" (Comedy-Drama) DIRECTOR: Ken Loach WRITERS: Paul Laverty CAST: Roger Allam, John Henshaw, Daniel Portman, William Ruane, Lorne MacFadyen, Paul Brannigan, Jasmine Riggins, David Goodall, Finlay Harris MUSIC by: George Fenton
Watching a recorded Endeavour and thinking what a wonderful speaking voice his boss, Fred Thursday, has. Googled him and found out he was the original Javert in Les Mis, opposite Colm Wilkinson - chap called Roger Allam.
Frances Ruffelle as Eponine, Roger Allam as Javert, Sue Jane Tanner as Madame Thenardier, Patti LuPone as Fantine, Colm Wilkinson as Valjean and Rebecca Caine as Cosette - PHOTO ARCHIVE:
Had an marathon today. Eps after the pilot were much better, Roger Allam is sublime, really. Excellent detective drama!
Is there anything Roger Allam isn't it?
When is the new Endeavour? That serial is easier for me. Shaun Evans reminds me of Shane which is comforting and it has Roger Allam.
Really weird hearing Roger Allam stutter, used to him being smooth and sarky as Douglas.
Why can't I find a clip of Roger Allam doing that clip from Copenhagen at National Theatre's 50 years... I'm desperate to see it again...
John Finnemore uses Cumberbatch more interestingly in his relationship with Roger Allam in radio’s “Cabin Pressure”.
Why did waste FANTASTIC actor Roger Allam as Illyrio Mopatis in the first few episodes?
Roger Allam is just amazing, as is Shaun obvs. the scene on the roof will always get me.
II loved that :) Benny C is great and Roger Allam is little short of an acting God :)
I bet you read that in Roger Allam's voice didn't you?? LOL
And oh my *ing God is Endeavor a good series. Well done Shaun Evans & Roger Allam.
This makes sense. Roger Allam is pretty great.
Do you know how many otters Benedict managed to imagine in an airplane? Well him, John Finnemore, and Roger Allam
New post: Thanks to the Globe's DVD series (and to my uncle's Christmas generosity) I've finally been able to admire the 2010 production of Henry IV, dominated by Roger Allam's brilliant Falstaff. In typical Globe style it's full of humour and bawdy comedy and makes a fascinating counterpoint to the Hollow Crown's more serious version. Very highly recommended - and if you managed to see this live, please allow me to tell you how utterly jealous I am of you.
Just seen Roger Allam (spotted by Shame I haven't got my lemon with me.
New post: Delighted by the DVD of the Globe's excellent 2010 Henry IV - featuring a sublime Falstaff from Roger Allam.
Roger Allam is here, must resist asking about Cabin Pressure...
Roger Allam is my favourite actor right now. Just found out he used to do a comedy radio show with Benedict Cumberbatch.
Does anyone know if Roger Allam is in a show this year? I can't find anything.
Served Roger Allam tonight was chatting for 5 minutes over movies why did all I want to say is "As always England prevails". but didn't.
Also if you were wondering, the awesome Douglas Richardson is Roger Allam, who plays Illyrio Mopatis in GoT
Watching Game of Thrones for the first time and a surprise Roger Allam appears!
Also, just realised that one of the actors was Roger Allam who played Prospero in 'The Tempest', which I saw this summer. Nice.
There's a TV travel ad with Roger Allam's voice asking "Spain or Turkey? SPAIN OR TURKEY?" Were those the MJN Xmas in-flight meal options?
And Roger Allam and Stephen Fry! Easily best comic book adaptation ever. And I don't like comics turned movies.
whilst They're doing a crossover they should have roger allam in to make it a three-way.
Just got a bit overexcited hearing Roger Allam's dulcet tones on an advert. He could sell me anything.
Am hoping to get the brilliant British actor Roger Allam to play Hitchens. He's a dead ringer, no pun intended.
Sounds like it could be Roger Allam
Am I a bad Cumberbabe if I'm a little sad Roger Allam lost the Best Actor award to Benedict, both having been nominated for their work in Parade's End? I love Ben, but I also like Roger. I mean, a lot. (and OMGZ it's Captain Martin Crieff and First Officer Douglas Richardson. I swear. Whenever I watch Parade's End I can't help but giggle whenever these two open their mouths because when I forget the age difference I ship Martin/Douglas to no end. And also Papa Cumberbatch aka Timothy Carlton was in it.)
Roger Allam IS a detective in something (actually he's been one three times)
I want to say Cabin Pressure because Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock and because Roger Allam should be a detective in something
Roger Allam as a camp, moustached RAF officer in Foyle's War! Yes!
Roger Allam > Russell Crowe (thats the mathematical symbol for 'greater than' not an arrow)
I don't care. I just had a chat with Roger Allam.
Seriously, wouldn't a Jonson movie be great? Murder! Neck verse! Inviting friends to dinner! Roger Allam as Jonson. Call me, Hollywood.
One of the great defenses of the drink from the larger than life Falstaff of Henry IV.
Well I figure since that was all I really asked for apart from some Roger Allam play programs, I should get the whole thing. :)
I've been mainlining so much Cabin Pressure at work that my interior monologue sounds like Roger Allam. This is in no way a complaint.
and there's this cosy dowager who looks remarkably like screen favourite Roger Allam.
The guy on the rights actor's name is Roger Allam
Magister Illyrio. Roger Allam. He was in Aladdin. I knew it!
so jealous. He was amazing as lady Olivia. Henry IV parts 1 & 2 on Monday. Roger Allam as Falstaff
"We want Tim Curry, but 10 pounds heavier and 3% more evil." ~Hollywood, right before casting Roger Allam in things.
Sarah and Duck is my new favourite tv show. It even has Roger Allam narrating!
Thumbs up for Vignoles with a review via the website - and yet another call for a TV series. (if only it was a case of me 'deciding I would like the books on TV!) 'Only discovered your books by chance earlier his year. Just enjoying The Torn Curtain. They are all terrific - can't put them down. They would be great TV. As good as Morse or Lewis. Have you not approached TV yet? You really should. Roger Allam should be ideal for Vignoles. Looking forward to New Brighton Rock. Spent many happy holidays there in the '50's.'
I'm putting this up for a vote. What Roger Allam show/play/movie would you all like me to feature on the page? Just leave a letter in comments and the show with the most votes will be featured from Tuesday to Friday this week!! a. Henry IV - Falstaff b. Endeavour - Fred Thursday c. The Creatives - Charlie Baxter d. The Thick of It - Peter Mannion e. Make a suggestion!
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Ah, Roger Allam, Jamie Parker, William Shakespeare, tartiflette, bottle of Barbera. A cracking evening in good company at the end of a tiring couple of weeks, but... If all the year were playing holidays, then sport would be as tedious as the work ;)
"The Book Thief" A nice film about the good germans in the not so nice Nazi Germany era. Stellar performances, IMO, by Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Sophie Nélisse, Nico Liersch and, again IMVHO, by Roger Allam. Ms. Watson and Mr. Rush are superb as a, seemingly, at odds couple with, on occasion, no dialogue necessary :) Ms. Nelisse and Mr. Liersch are similar in their roles. A great film and I was surprised at the humour in it ……. at least, I hope I wasn't the only one who found it funny.
Streaming The Book Thief Online Book Thief (2013) iMDB Rating: 7.2 Date Released : 27 November 2013 Genre : Drama, War Stars : Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer Movie Quality : HDrip Format : MKV Size : 870 MB Download Trailer Buy DVD Based on the beloved bestselling book, THE BOOK THIEF tells the story of a spirited and courageous young girl who transforms the lives of everyone around her when she is sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany. Watch The Book Thief Trailer : Review : People Being People Greetings again from the darkness. You may be familiar with the source material – the huge best selling novel from Markus Zusak. If not, you may be surprised at the "through the eyes" of an illiterate, orphaned child's perspective of the German home front during WWII. You may be more surprised to learn that it's narrated by The Grim Reaper (British actor Roger Allam), and includes a Nazi rally, book-burning, bomb shelters, a look at the anti-Jew and anti-Communist ...
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Oooh, that Roger Allam's a good actor!
Roger Allam is the best thing about Endeavour. Awesome character name too, Fred Thursday.
28 years ago, just about to the day, I saw the original London production of Les Miserables. This evening I had the pleasure of going back with my daughter, Elizabeth Press. While I have seen many long-running musicals, they often get tired, with second string casts. Not this. While Colm Wilkinson, Roger Allam, and Patti Lupone will never be equaled, the current cast was extraordinary, particularly James Gant, the understudy playing Javaert. And Daniel Koek, though with not quite the vocal power as Wilkinson, but maybe more subtlety, brought the audience to tears with Bring Him Home. Wow! If you are in London and haven't seen it, see it now!
Philip Quast and Roger Allam are between them the epitome of Javert-ness.
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