Construction Expo Dinner
English actor famous for work on the stage, television, radio and in films. He is known for his booming voice
He's attempted Everest three times and is the oldest man to have walked to the magnetic North Pole.
Things you may not know about Brian …
- The son of a coalminer, Blessed trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
- He made his TV breakthrough as PC "Fancy" Smith in the 1960s BBC police drama, Z Cars
- His most memorable TV roles include Augustus in I, Claudius and King Richard IV in the first series of Blackadder
- He has appeared in Kenneth Branagh's films As You Like It, Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, and as The Ghost/King in Hamlet
- He was the original Old Deuteronomy in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats
- His most oft-quoted film line is "Gordon's alive!" spoken by his character Vultan in Flash Gordon
- He voiced Boss Nass in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace and the Pirate King in The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!
- He was made an OBE in 2016 for services to the arts and charity
Book your place onto the Construction Expo Dinner on 5th October at Kent Event Centre in Detling
(5.30 pm, Sit down 7 pm, Close 10 pm) £49+VAT (table 10 - £480) includes reception drink, three course meal and after dinner speaker.
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