Brian Cant

Actor, Writer

Actor, Writer


Brian Cant was born on July 12, 1933 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Doctor Who (1963), Dixon of Dock Green (1955) and ITV Play of the Week (1955). He was married to Cherry Britton and Sylvia Mary Gibson. He died on June 19, 2017 in Denville Hall, Northwood, Hillingdon, London, England.
Birth date
1933-07-12
Death date
2017-06-19

Known For


Doctor Who
Doctor Who
Tensa / Kert Gantry (1965-1968)
Dixon of Dock Green
Dixon of Dock Green
Bill / Dewar / Hayward / John Pritchard (1966-1969)
ITV Play of the Week
ITV Play of the Week
PC Austin / Raglan (1964-1967)
Legend of Death
Legend of Death
Arnold (1965)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorDoctors
(TV Series) Derek Richmond / Albert Simmonds / Arthur Seabridge - Thanks for the Memories (2011) ... Albert Simmonds - We'll Meet Again (2009) ... Arthur Seabridge - Abide with Me (2000) ... Derek Richmond - Letting Go (2000) ... Derek Richmond
2000-2011
ActorPeter Kay's Animated All Star Band: The Official BBC Children in Need Medley
(Video short) Miss Lovelace (voice)
2009
ActorTorn Up Tales
(TV Movie) Voice Over (voice)
2008
ActorCasualty
(TV Series) Billy Hargreaves - Truth Will Out (2005) ... Billy Hargreaves
2005
ActorJay Jay the Jet Plane
(TV Series) Narrator (UK) - I'm Being Followed by the Moon (2001) ... Narrator (UK) - Something Special (2001) ... Narrator (UK) - Jay Jay's Winter Parade (2001) ... Narrator (UK) - Snuffy's Seasons (2001) ... Narrator (UK) - Picture Day (2001) ... Narrator (UK) Show all 80 episodes
1999-2001
ActorThe Gentleman Thief
(TV Movie) Prof. Pinkton (uncredited)
2001
ActorThis Morning with Richard Not Judy
(TV Series) The Organ Gang Narrator (voice)
1998
ActorWatch and Learn: Keeping Safe
(Video short) Brian
1996
ActorA Feast at Midnight
Mr. Hill
1994
ActorPlaydays
(TV Series) - Wally's Jumper (1992) - A Seaside Treasure Hunt (1991)
1991-1992
ActorDappledown Farm
(TV Series) Brian
1990
ActorEver Decreasing Circles
(TV Series) Vince - Moving On (1989) ... Vince
1989
ActorScreenplay
(TV Series) Doctor - Edvard (1988) ... Doctor
1988
ActorDramarama
(TV Series) Walter Percival - The Old Firm: Two for Starters (1984) ... Walter Percival
1984
ActorAladdin and the Forty Thieves
(TV Movie) The Emperor
1984
ActorBric-A-Brac
(TV Series)
1980
ActorPlay Away
(TV Series) Richard Lovelace - The Perils of Prudence (1974) ... Richard Lovelace
1974
ActorThe Dragon's Opponent
(TV Series) Term Officer - Rebellion (1973) ... Term Officer
1973
ActorThe Man Outside
(TV Series) Motor enthusiast - Bye, Bye, Mrs Bly (1972) ... Motor enthusiast
1972
ActorPlay for Today
(TV Series) Policeman - Michael Regan (1971) ... Policeman
1971
ActorSeeing and Believing
(TV Series) Bildad - The Trial of Job (1971) ... Bildad
1971
ActorThe Doctors
(TV Series) Police Sergeant - Episode #1.100 (1970) ... Police Sergeant - Episode #1.99 (1970) ... Police Sergeant
1970
ActorZ Cars
(TV Series) Rupert Bonner / Doctor - One Bad Apple: Part 2 (1970) ... Rupert Bonner - One Bad Apple: Part 1 (1970) ... Rupert Bonner - The Placer: Part 2 (1967) ... Doctor
1967-1970
ActorKate
(TV Series) Peter Spriggs - It's So Peaceful in the Country (1970) ... Peter Spriggs
1970
ActorManhunt
(TV Series) German Sergeant - Fare Forward, Voyagers (1970) ... German Sergeant
1970
ActorChigley
(TV Series) Narrator - Trouble with the Crane (1969) ... Narrator (voice) - Clay for Mr Farthing (1969) ... Narrator (voice) - The Broken Bridge (1969) ... (voice) - Lord Belborough's Lucky Day (1969) ... (voice) - Binnie and Bessie (1969) ... (voice) Show all 10 episodes
1969
ActorDixon of Dock Green
(TV Series) John Pritchard / Hayward / Bill / ... - The Paperhangers (1969) ... John Pritchard - High Finance (1968) ... Hayward - The Attack (1968) ... Bill - Street of Fear: Part 1: The Job (1966) ... Dewar
1966-1969
ActorThe Expert
(TV Series) Tom Storey - The Gun That Walked (1969) ... Tom Storey
1969
ActorDoctor Who
(TV Series) Tensa / Kert Gantry - The Dominators: Episode 4 (1968) ... Tensa - The Dominators: Episode 3 (1968) ... Tensa - The Nightmare Begins (1965) ... Kert Gantry
1965-1968
ActorThe Spanish Farm
(TV Series) Dr. Hequet - Return to the Farm (1968) ... Dr. Hequet - Paris (1968) ... Dr. Hequet
1968
ActorSexton Blake
(TV Series) Police Constable - Knave of Diamonds: Part 5 - The Red Waistcoat (1967) ... Police Constable
1967
ActorITV Play of the Week
(TV Series) PC Austin / Raglan - Person Unknown (1967) ... PC Austin - The Other Man (1964) ... Raglan
1964-1967
ActorTrumpton
(TV Series) Narrator - Pigeons (1967) ... Narrator (voice) - The Plumber (1967) ... Narrator (voice) - Cuthbert's Morning Off (1967) ... Narrator (voice) - The Window Cleaner (1967) ... Narrator (voice) - The Rag and Bone Man (1967) ... Narrator (voice) Show all 12 episodes
1967
ActorGirl in a Black Bikini
(TV Series) Det. Con. Ashwood - Episode #1.6 (1967) ... Det. Con. Ashwood - Episode #1.5 (1967) ... Det. Con. Ashwood - Episode #1.4 (1967) ... Det. Con. Ashwood - Episode #1.3 (1967) ... Det. Con. Ashwood - Episode #1.2 (1967) ... Det. Con. Ashwood Show all 6 episodes
1967
ActorWeavers Green
(TV Series) Bill Thorpe - Episode #1.31 (1966) ... Bill Thorpe
1966
ActorThe Sandwich Man
Newspaper Photographer (uncredited)
1966
ActorKing of the River
(TV Series) Tom - Sunset for a Sailorman (1966) ... Tom
1966
ActorDeath Is a Good Living
(TV Mini-Series) Doctor - Episode #1.4 (1966) ... Doctor
1966
ActorThe Hunchback of Notre Dame
(TV Series) Sergeant - Retribution (1966) ... Sergeant
1966
ActorA Game of Murder
(TV Series) Sgt. Fuller - Episode #1.6 (1966) ... Sgt. Fuller
1966
ActorCamberwick Green
(TV Series) Narrator - Mrs Honeyman and Her Baby (1966) ... Narrator (voice) - Mickey Murphy the Baker (1966) ... Narrator (voice) - Mr Carraway the Fishmonger (1966) ... Narrator (voice) - Mr Dagenham the Salesman (1966) ... Narrator (voice) - PC McGarry (1966) ... Narrator (voice) Show all 13 episodes
1966
ActorTheatre 625
(TV Series) Mr. Healey - The Wesker Trilogy: Roots (1966) ... Mr. Healey
1966
ActorLegend of Death
(TV Series) Arnold - The Black Return (1965) ... Arnold - Journey Into Danger (1965) ... Arnold
1965
ActorThe Pleasure Girls
Man in Pub (uncredited)
1965
ActorA Man Called Harry Brent
(TV Series) Telegrams Operator / Booth - The Problem (1965) ... Telegrams Operator (voice, uncredited) - The Pen (1965) ... Booth
1965
ActorThe Airbase
(TV Series) Promote Peace Campaigner - Peace at Any Price (1965) ... Promote Peace Campaigner
1965
ActorCompact
(TV Series) Sven Krog - Heart to Heart (1965) ... Sven Krog
1965
ActorPlay School
(TV Series) Window Cleaner - Play School Pantomime (1965) ... Window Cleaner
1965
ActorDetective
(TV Series) Det. Sgt. Bailey - Death in Ecstacy (1964) ... Det. Sgt. Bailey
1964
ActorNo Hiding Place
(TV Series) Det. Sgt. Barnes - Play on Letters (1964) ... Det. Sgt. Barnes
1964
ActorCrane
(TV Series) Man / Kramm - Dead Reckoning (1964) ... Man - Three Days to Die (1963) ... Kramm
1963-1964
ActorThe Sentimental Agent
(TV Series) Special Branch Man - All That Jazz (1963) ... Special Branch Man
1963
ActorBootsie and Snudge
(TV Series) Police Constable - The Rescue (1962) ... Police Constable
1962
ActorSir Francis Drake
(TV Series) Corporal - The Garrison (1961) ... Corporal
1961
ActorThe Secret Kingdom
(TV Mini-Series) 3rd Miner - Episode #1.2 (1960) ... 3rd Miner
1960
ActorThe Long Way Home
(TV Series) 1st P.O.W. - The Tunnel (1960) ... 1st P.O.W.
1960
RoleTitleYear
WriterMechaNick
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Flying High (2003) - Stretch Limo (2003) - The Professor's Car (2003)
2003
WriterA House That's Just Like Yours
(TV Series) (collaborating writer - 1 episode) - Cheese (2003) ... (collaborating writer)
2003
WriterPlay Away
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Episode #11.1 (1981)
1981
WriterPlay School
(TV Series) (scriptwriter - 15 episodes, 1969 - 1970) (script - 10 episodes, 1966 - 1971) - Episode dated 18 June 1971 (1971) ... (script) - Episode dated 17 June 1971 (1971) ... (script) - Episode dated 16 June 1971 (1971) ... (script) - Episode dated 15 June 1971 (1971) ... (script) - Episode dated 14 June 1971 (1971) ... (script) Show all 25 episodes
RoleTitleYear
Self2010 Britannia Awards: Red Carpet
(TV Special) Self
2010
SelfBreakfast
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 27 March 2006 (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfThe Wonderful World of Roald Dahl
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfThis Morning
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 1 April 2004 (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfThis Is Your Life
(TV Series documentary) Self - Alex Norton (2003) ... Self - Anita Dobson (2002) ... Self - Fern Britton (2002) ... Self
2002-2003
SelfThe 100 Greatest Kids TV Shows
(TV Special documentary) Self
2001
SelfMilkshake!
(TV Series) Self - Presenter
1997
SelfThat's Showbusiness
(TV Series) Self - Panelist - Episode #6.10 (1994) ... Self - Panelist
1994
SelfTelly Addicts
(TV Series) Self - Episode #6.17 (1990) ... Self
1990
SelfIt's Wicked!
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.10 (1987) ... Self
1987
SelfNo 73
(TV Series) Self - Decisions (1984) ... Self
1984
SelfOn Safari
(TV Series) Self - Episode #3.10 (1984) ... Self - Episode #2.4 (1982) ... Self
1982-1984
SelfRecord Breakers
(TV Series documentary) Self - All Star Record Breakers 1982 (1982) ... Self - The All Star Record Breakers: 1980 (1980) ... Self - The All Star Record Breakers: 1979 (1979) ... Self - The All Star Record Breakers: 1978 (1978) ... Self - The All Star Record Breakers 1974 (1974) ... Self
1974-1982
SelfPlay Away
(TV Series) Self - Episode #12.6 (1982) ... Self - Episode #12.5 (1982) ... Self - Episode #12.4 (1982) ... Self - Episode #12.3 (1982) ... Self - Episode #12.2 (1982) ... Self Show all 189 episodes
1971-1982
SelfCrackerjack!
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode #28.3 (1982) ... Self - Guest
1982
SelfIt's a Knockout
(TV Series) Self - Knockout Star Gala 1982 (1982) ... Self
1982
SelfGive Us a Clue
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 5 January 1982 (1982) ... Self
1982
SelfStar Turn
(TV Series) Self - Episode #7.6 (1980) ... Self - Episode #7.2 (1980) ... Self - Episode #5.8 (1979) ... Self - Episode #5.3 (1979) ... Self - Episode #2.9 (1977) ... Self Show all 8 episodes
1976-1980
SelfIt's Patently Obvious
(TV Series) Self - Guest Panellist - Episode #3.4 (1980) ... Self - Guest Panellist
1980
SelfWe're Going Places
(TV Series) Self - Guest Reporter (Fun Swimming) - Episode #2.2 (1979) ... Self - Guest Reporter (Fun Swimming)
1979
Self25 Minutes Peace?
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1979
SelfThe Great Egg Race
(TV Series) Self - Presenter - Episode #1.5 (1979) ... Self - Presenter - Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Self - Presenter - Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Self - Presenter - Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Self - Presenter - Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Self - Presenter
1979
SelfEurovision Song Contest 1974
(TV Special) Self - UK Vote Presenter
1974
SelfPlay School
(TV Series) Self - Presenter / Self - Storyteller - Episode dated 5 October 1973 (1973) ... Self - Presenter - Episode dated 4 October 1973 (1973) ... Self - Presenter - Episode dated 3 October 1973 (1973) ... Self - Presenter - Episode dated 2 October 1973 (1973) ... Self - Presenter - Episode dated 1 October 1973 (1973) ... Self - Presenter Show all 453 episodes
1964-1973
SelfEurovisie Songfestival '70
(TV Special) Self - United Kingdom Vote Presenter (voice)
1970
SelfMerry-Go-Round
(TV Series documentary) Self - Presenter - Sounds and Pictures (1970) ... Self - Presenter - Recording Sounds (1970) ... Self - Presenter - Building with Sounds (1970) ... Self - Presenter - Exploring Sounds (1970) ... Self - Presenter - Sounds and Silences (1970) ... Self - Presenter Show all 7 episodes
1964-1970
SelfThe Eurovision Song Contest
(TV Special) Self - United Kingdom Vote Presenter
1969
SelfIt's a Knock Out
(TV Series) Self - British Host (1982)
1965
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageFrom Andy Pandy to Zebedee: The Golden Age of Children's TV
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Play Away Presenter
2015
Archive footageRecharge and Equalise
(Video documentary short) Tensa
2010
Archive footageDecade of Doctors
(TV Series documentary) Derek Richmond - How It Started (2010) ... Derek Richmond (uncredited)
2010
Archive footageThe Dalek Tapes
(Video documentary) Kert Gantry
2006
Archive footageRoom 101
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.2 (1995) ... Self (uncredited)
1995
Archive footageMis-Takes
(Video) Self (uncredited)
1985