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Tim Hudson

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London, Heart of England



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Chairman of the Guild 2004-6. Studied English at Oxford, then trained as an actor at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. 32 years' experience of radio, stage, film & T.V, including appearances in "Eastenders" "The Bill" and "Doctors". Recently I appeared in "A Very English Scandal" with Hugh Grant. I spent four years with the RSC, working with Kenneth Branagh, Robert Stephens and Jude Law. Starred as Toad in "Wind in the Willows" at the Old Vic, Boris Johnson in "Who's the Daddy?" at the King's Head Theatre and as Dame Dolly in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" at the Princes Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea. Last year I played Winston Churchill in the movie "De Gaulle".
Awarded Heart of England Blue Badge 2007. I work extensively with student groups, conducting site visits, offering walks and coach tours. I am a family man, with two children aged 12 and 15. Passionate devotee of Elvis, defender of Richard III and ever-hopeful follower of Fulham FC!

Personal Interests:

Theatre walks/tours-students/groups-by
Castles, Churches, Cathedrals, Palaces, Battles
Literature(MA Oxon): Shakespeare, Dickens, Wilde
Royalty(Richard111),Sport(Fulham FC), Music(Elvis)
Shakespeare's Stratford walks/tours by RSC actor
Oxford's Dreaming Spires-an Insider's view
Cotswolds Crafts, Cottages, Countryside, Customs
Galleries, Stately Homes, Warwick, Kenilworth

Special Interests:


Theatreland walks by R.S.C. actor for four years; I also played 'Toad' in 'Wind in the Willows' (Old Vic); 'Officer Krupke' in 'West Side Story' (Prince of Wales Theatre); prolific panto performer.


Literary walks and talks by English literature graduate ( 1985, M.A (Hons) in English Literature from Oxford University ). Particularly interested in London connections of Dickens and Shakespeare. Appeared in summer 2016 in "The Comedy of Errors" and "Much Ado
About Nothing" for Guildford Shakespeare Company.

Churches & Cathedrals

Willing to climb right up to the Golden Gallery of the dome of St Paul's when required! Westminster Abbey tours a speciality.


World War 2: Cabinet War Rooms and Churchill Museum, HMS Belfast.

London Areas in Depth
Ghosts, Murders & Mysteries

Jack the Ripper and Haunted London walks.

History & Prehistory

Richard III Society member. Particularly interested in the Wars of the Roses.

Castles & Palaces

Specialist tours of HM Tower of London.


Walking tours of Royal London, including Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace and Horse Guards Parade.


2012 Venues, Parliament, Windsor & Eton

Additional Qualifications:

MA (Hons) (Oxon)

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