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Jun '17

Will be appearing at The JW3 in Finchley Rd on Sun May 14th in a 90th birthday Tribute to his friend the Playwright and Poet Bernard Kops,in a Rehearsed reading of his play "Rogues and Vagabonds".

He has been invited by The George Bernard Shaw Society courtesy of the Author Barbara Roisman Cooper to read extracts from GBS's "Major Barbara" in May.

He and Fenella Fielding will be reprising their Performance of "Tears, Treachery and just a little murder" at Home House , Mayfair at The end of May and have been invited back to Zedel's Brasserie on 12th September..

Feb ‘17

He has just recorded “The Saxon” a full cast Radio Play for transmission in America.

He will doing a Q & A on Blakes 7 , Citizen Smith and More at the Phoenix Arts Club  London W.1 at 2:30pm on Saturday Feb 11th.

He and Fenella Fielding will be reprising their Performance of “Tears, Treachery and just a little murder” at Crazy Coqs at Zedel’s Brasserie on Tuesday Feb 28th at 7:30pm.

November '16

Appeared, in October, at The St James Theatre in "Tears, Treachery and just a little Murder" with Fenella Fielding for one night only... future dates are being planned.

He was interviewed by The New York Times Columnist Alexandra Jacobs for the forthcoming biography of the legendary actress Elaine Stritch whose lover he played in Neil Simon's European Premiere of "The Gingerbread Lady".

Lets see if it makes the final Edition !

September ‘16

Has Just completed a guest role in “Doctors” for the BBC to be transmitted later in the year.

April 16

Gareth Thomas Tribute

 

Apr 16

Attended Cygnus Alpha 2 convention in Kew on Sat Apr 09th. A fine reunion and time

January '16

Arthur Miller Tribute

Click here for my Uncut tribute to Warren Mitchell

 

November '15

Arthur Miller Tribute

Click here for my Arthur Miller Centenary Tribute

Performed a rehearsed reading of “Evensong” by Crispin  Whittell with Simon Bubb, David Horovitch and Diana Quick at the Umbrella rooms and directed by David Grindley.
Performed a rehearsed reading of Elizabeth Kuti’s new play “United Incandescent” at The Red Lion Theatre, directed by Robert Price.
Performed a rehearsed reading of Mayo Simons new Play  “Live” about live TV in America during the 1950’s at The Jerwood Vanbrugh theatre.

June ’15

Will be playing Talleyrand, the cunning french Politician in the Afternoon play “Waterloo - The Ball in Belgium” commemorating the centenary of that battle and directed by Marion Nancarrow. It airs 2nd week in June on BBC R4 at 2:15.  

Have just finished narrating an 8 pt documentary series about the extraordinary operation from start to finish of the mining of the worlds largest untapped oil field.  It is entitled “Mega oil Iraq” and due for world transmission in due course.

“Clavius” has now been acquired by Sony Tristar for distribution and premiere in January 2016.  It is now called “Risen” and also stars Joseph Fiennes,Tom Felton and Peter Firth.

Will be appearing at B7 & Dr Who Sci Fi con in June in Wandsworth.

“Fitted up” the auto biography of George Thatcher, wrongly convicted of murder, sentenced to death and who spent weeks in the death cell before being commuted to 18 years in Jail, is published by The History Press and Anthony May and Myself have acquired all media rights and are in talks with a major production company prior to presenting to broadcasters.  Watch this space.

Mar `15

Has recoprded a two part classic drama of the week for BBC Radio 4 adapted from Franz Kafka's "The Castle" adapted by Ed Harris and directed by John Taylor.

Will also be recording for BBC Radio 4 "The Carter Mysteries", a new drama by Jonathan Holloway and directed by David Hunter in the afternoon play slot.

Dec '14

I was live at the BFI on Dec 5th talking about Blakes 7.

Excerpt of BFI talk from 5th December

 

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Oct ‘14

Will be playing The High Priest of The Sanhedrin , Caiaphas in a new Movie “Clavius”  starring with Joseph Fiennes, Tom Felton ( Draco Malfoy) and Peter Firth written by Paul Aiello and directed by Kevin Reynolds .  Due for Theatrical release  Easter 2015.
Rehearsed reading of a new National Theatre commissioned play “Lefter than thou”  by Elizabeth Kuti at The Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre directed by Robert Price.

Have secured  with Anthony May all Media rights for “Fitted up” a new biography of a celebrated miscarriage of justice in the 1960’s by George Thatcher published in November.

Click Here for website ... Click Here for press release

July ‘14
Reading from Amos Oz’s  “A Tale of Love and Darkness”  at the invitation of the Israeli ambassador to celebrate the anniversary of  the creation of the state of Israel  - Yom Haazmaut.  Quelle Honeur… Thanks to Steven Berkoff.

Will be playing Bergen in a new movie “The Woman in Gold” starring Dame Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds and produced by Harvey Weinstein.

Played Hjalmar Schacht , Hitler’s Banker with  Dame Harriet Walter playing Dame Rebecca West for a prepared reading of “Toska’s Kiss” by Kenneth Jupp  Devised and directed by Harry Burton .

Completed a new2 part Radio Drama for BBC R4 entitled “The Zone” by Trevor Preston, playing Jack Cage,  directed by Toby Swift and to be aired in June.

Will be playing Jack in” No one Loves us Here”  by Ross Howard for a rehearsed reading at the Park Theatre, Finsbury directed by Harry Burton.

Has recorded for BBC R4 a diverse Range of characters in a 42 Pt series of 4 minutes each to run on consecutive days in June, July and August and coinciding with the  exact same timeline one hundred years ago to mark the centenary of the WW1.  It is tentatively entitled “1914 – Day by Day”

May ‘14

Has just completed Filming on “Bill” a new comedy movie about the early days of Willliam Shakespeare, written and performed by those awfully nice chaps who brought you “Horrible Histories” !

Will be attending and participating in Sci-Fi Weekender with, among others,  Rene Auberjonois near Bangor in Wales at the end of March.

Did a signing for a Blakes 7 and Dr Who event in Barking.

Attended a grand Blakes 7 reunion signing at the National Space Centre in Leicester.

Has finished recording for The RNIB , Simon Schama’s opus “The Story of the Jews”  A 30 day preparation and recording Gig.  Part 2 this Autumn!

Participated in workshopping a new stage version of Christopher Isherwood’s  “Christopher and his Kind” adapted by Philip Glassborow at The Point Theatre in Southampton

November ‘13

“Puppeteer” has been receiving rave reviews worldwide .. here are a couple of them.

Stephen Greif steals the show as Puppeteer's off-screen narrator, providing a level of enthusiasm and gravitas rarely seen (or heard) in video games. Gameinformer.com

When the offscreen narrator, voiced with arch-Britishness by Stephen Greif, welcomes you to “the magical theatre of the strange and fantastic”, his adjectives are right on all three counts. And you rarely get magic that feels quite this immaculately handcrafted. Edge Online Review

Stephen features in 2 new important and recently released theatre books: A new definitive Biography “Olivier” by Philip Ziegler and “Stage Blood” by Michael Blakemore which covers Blakemore's years at the National Theatre in the 70’s.

September ‘13

Just recorded for Audio Go , MR James classic spine tingler “The Tractate Middoth”  together with Charles Dickens “Mr Testator’s visitation”  to be available for download soon.

Contributed to BBC R4 book of the week “Kennedys Letters” reading 2 of Kruschov’s letters to JFK.  This to be aired in October.

Sony’s new Playstation release of “Puppeteer”  in which I play the Narrator Gregorius Theodore Oswald has been brought forward to Sept 12th.  

BBC “New Tricks” episode  “Things can only get better” to be aired in the next few weeks.

JUNE ‘13

Has just completed an Episode of “New Tricks” playing Peter Russell , a successful businessman implicated in murder.
The New series will air later this year on BBC 1.

Is about to record for Amazon /Audible,  5 talking books in the Dr Palfrey of Westminster series by the famous John Creasey.
They will be available for download later this year.

APRIL ‘13

Has narrated for  BBC TV a new 4 Pt Documentary “The Rise of the Continents” to be broadcast Worldwide this Spring.

Played Greg in the Movie “D is for Detroit” released later this year.

Has read for Audible/Amazon ,  Eric Ambler’s Classic Thriller “The Siege at the Villa Lipp” available for download this Autumn.

Has Just finished playing The Narrator in Sony’s New Playstation Game “Puppeteer” to be released later this year.

DECEMBER ‘12

Has just finished doing a rehearsed reading of Michael Rudman’s  terrific new play “Lost Hebrew Creek” directed by the stunning Tamara Harvey at The Hampstead Theatre. 

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Is playing Marcus’s Father Ron in the Christmas Day double header of CORONATION ST directed by Griff Rowland.

Will be heard as The Narrator on December 16th on BBC Radio 3 in The Sunday night drama “Austerlitz” by WG SEBALD and adapated by Michael Butt and Directed by John Taylor.

Is playing Jacobin in “SECOND BODY” by Trevor Preston and directed by Toby Swift for the Afternoon play slot on BBC R4 in January 2013.

Has just narrated for SKY 1 the documentary “The Good Funeral Guide” Awards to be broadcast early in 2013.

He will be voicing for Disney a grand new Video Game in January 2013.

He will shortly be recording The Grand Inquisitor for USA radio in 2013.

October ‘2012

He will be participating in The RD Laing Lecture on Oct 26th in Hampstead, London playing philosopher Herbert Marcuse.

October' 2012

Has recently recorded for Audible.co.uk "The Last and First Men" by Olav Stabledon. Available for download later this year.

July' 2012

In June,  Stephen will be reading extracts at the launch of Bernard Kops New Novel “The Odyssey of Samuel Glass” with the Author at The Jewish Museum.

April' 2012

He is about to record 2 exciting new episodes on CD of  BLAKES 7 with Gareth Thomas and Jan Chappel for Big Finish Productions.

He appeared as Herbert Marcuse the renowned Philosopher and Humanitarian at "Dialektikon" at London's  Famous Kingsley Hall ( Gandhi's residence ) in the East End on Sunday Feb 12th '12 

Has just finished a rehearsed reading, playing the leading role of Otto Korner in an adaptation of Alan Isler's "The Prince of West End Avenue" directed by Matthew Lloyd at The Globe Bankside Theatre.

Is the many fun voices on Rowntree's brand new website App.

Will be reading "Howard Hughes - The Secret Life" for The RNIB.

Was at The Jewish Museum on the W/E of Nov 26 playing Sam in a group reading of "The Hamlet of Stepney Green"  by iconic  playwright and friend Bernard Kops whose 85th Birthday the JM is acknowledging and saluting.

Was invited to participate in the Royal Shakespeare Company's 50th Birthday Celebrations at Stratford in a rehearsed reading of David Edgar's "Maydays"  Dir: Polly Findlay and With the involvement of the Playwright.

Has recorded for Big Finish Prods , The Dr Who spinoff  "Counter Measures" playing Ken Temple

Attended Autographica on the W/E of Oct 14th

Recorded a story in "The Man in Black" series for BBC R4 Extra to be broadcast Xmas Day 2011.

Has finished filming a double Episode in the drama series "Silent Witness" for BBC TV.

Has  recorded for BBC R4 a major new Drama "Life and Fate" by Vasily Grossman starring Kenneth Branagh.

Is currently the voice of the Qatar Gas Commercials on TV throughout the Middle East and Europe.

Recorded Plays by Trevor Preston and Bernard Kops directed by Toby Swift and David Hunter in the Afternoon play slot For BBC R4.

Filmed the last episode in the series "Waking the Dead" directed by Andy Hay.

Played Dr Fine in "Six Degrees of Separation" at The Old Vic directed by David Grindley.

Recorded two Talking books for BBC Audio.  "Classic tales of Mystery" and The Match King by Frank Partnoy all about the forerunner to Bernie Madoff !

He played Poliakov in "Tinker,Tailor, Soldier, Spy" for BBC R4 in addition to another radio play for Network America entitled  "Charlies Choice"

He plays Lord Richard Northborough in the recently released "Anno 1404" (V)

He played the actor Peter Lorre in a new Afternoon Play for BBC R4 by Michael Batt called "Peter Lorre Vs Peter Lorre" and directed by Toby Swift which was recently repeated

He is the "Chef" on Nintendo DC's  "Cooking Guide".

He has recorded a number of Documentary narrations for The Discovery Channel ranging from Global Warming in Alaska to the Story of Dinosaurs.

He has narrated the documentary of the making of the Doctor Who DVD "The Attack of the Cybermen" due for release at a later date.

He  provided the Voices of Edward VIII and Chips Channon for a BBC Documentary about the "Abdication of Edward VIII".

He has won the prestigious American Audiofile Earphones award for Narrating "The Boy with the Magic Numbers" by Sally Gardener.

Stephen is the Co Founder and Director of VoiceQuality(c), a system for describing voices, designed for use primarily for Actors and being utilised by the famous Actors Directory "The Spotlight" and also attracting interest from other areas of Business and Science.

He is honoured to have been  chosen as one of the Hundred Alumni included in a specially commissioned book of Portraits by Cambridge Jones celebrating RADA's Centenary and entitled "Off Stage" in all good bookshops now.

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