David Warner – BBC Radio Interview in which he discusses his life, work and Ian Hendry – who also appeared as Morgan in ‘A Suitable Case For Treatment’

Picture above: David Warner from a photoshoot by Rory Lewis

In this BBC interview from 2009, David Warner talks about his life and work including his well known role as Morgan in the film version of ‘A Suitable Case For Treatment’ (1966). He discusses the challenges of playing the part – a role which Ian Hendry also took on in the BBC production of 1962.

During this interview [from 8mins 5sec], David refers to this earlier performance and in a few brief but telling words, states that ‘Ian Hendry was Morgan‘.

We appreciate David’s humility, but regardless of comparisons it gives us a glimpse of just how powerful Ian’s performance must have been. Sadly, that BBC productions is missing, presumed wiped – but we live in hope that one day it will be discovered.

David Warner – BBC Radio Interview (2009)

 

Morgan, A Suitable Case For Treatment – Official Trailer (1966)

 

David Warner – Actor

David Hattersley Warner (born 29 July 1941) is an English actor who is known for playing both romantic leads and sinister or villainous characters across a range of media, including stage, film, animation, television and video games. He has a worldwide following for his many appearances in the Star Trek TV and feature-film franchise.


Picture: David Warner by acclaimed photographer, Cecil Beaton (January 1965)

Warner is known for such films as Morgan – A Suitable Case for Treatment, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Tom Jones, The Ballad of Cable Hogue, Cross of Iron, The Omen, Holocaust, Portrait in Evil, Time Bandits, Tron, Titanic, and various characters in the Star Trek franchise including Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country and Star Trek: The Next Generation. In 1981, he won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special for his portrayal of Pomponius Falco in the television miniseries Masada.

For more information visit:

The Official David Warner Website

Until next time,

Neil Hendry
Editor, Official Website of Ian Hendry

Further Reading

A detailed account of the life and work of Ian Hendry in the new biography:

Read: ‘Send in the Clowns – The Yo Yo Life Of Ian Hendry’ by Gabriel Hershman

Send In The Clowns - The Yo Yo Life of Ian Hendry

 

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