Bill Thomas shoots short film ‘Islands’ this week, it’s a father/daughter road movie, he features alongside Clare Thomas.
Bill will play Peter, the last in a long line of military men in his family, Peter is used to being away from his family. But now in early retirement he is alone without purpose. Like his own father, he has always been a heavy drinker, but since the divorce his dependency on alcohol has become a permanent fixture. Full of exotic tales from his past, he can still charm the punters in the pub, but his mood when he drinks can switch in an instant from magnanimous to combative.Overview
Bill Thomas is one of the most prolific character actors of his generation with over 400 roles on stage, film and television. He is perhaps best known for playing Tom Hensall in all of the BBC Series Cutting It, Charles Vance in the BBC serial The House of Elliott and is affectionately remembered as Tory Boy’s Dad in the long running comedy series Harry Enfield and Chums.
Other notable television credits include The Great Train Robbery, Da Vinci’s Demons for Starz Network, Doc Martin, Outnumbered, New Tricks, Merlin, Midsomer Murders, Foyles War, Great Expectations, Moll Flanders and Trial & Retribution.
Feature film credits include Having You, Song For Marion, Pusher, Abraham's Point, The Calcium Kid and Loving Vincent. Bill also played the co-lead in the Oscar Nominated film Syrup.About Sainou
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