Keith Barron (1936-)

Stand Up, Nigel Barton

Keith Barron, born on 8th August 1936 in Mexborough is an actor well-known for his roles in television drama from the 1960s to the present day.

His major breakthrough was as Nigel Barton in the Dennis Potter plays Stand Up Nigel Barton and Vote, Vote, Vote For Nigel Barton on BBC1 in 1965.

In the 1980s he co-starred in the sitcom Duty Free and he has appeared in guest roles in episodes of many popular series, including Doctor Who, Z-Cars, The Avengers, The Professionals and Tales of the Unexpected. More recently he was a regular character on the ITV Sunday night drama Where the Heart Is.

In the 1990s he co-starred in the sitcoms Haggard and All Night Long.

Keith Barron has also appeared as the guest celebrity in dictionary corner on several episodes of the Channel 4 panel game Countdown.

He replaced the late Brian Glover as the narrator of the Tetley Tea commercials on television.

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IMDB listing for Keith Barron
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