He is totally self-absorbed, to the point of eccenrtricity . . . he has a lovely, appealing face and marvellous directness. He has played Peter Pan and many roles at the RSC and has had his own company presenting potted Shakespeare. Born in Kent, he wass brought up in Milwaukee but talks like a northerner who has lost his accent.'
- Alan Bennet, Diaries, MNay 27 1986