Slattery, Tony 1959–

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Slattery, Tony 1959–


Full name, Anthony Declan James Slattery; born November 9, 1959, in London, England; son of Michael and Margaret Slattery. Education: Studied medieval and modern languages at Cambridge University. Avocational Interests: Psychopharmacology, the wines of Alsace, designing ouija boards.

Addresses: Contact—Michael Foster, ARG, 4 Great Portland St., London W1 England.

Career: Actor. Cambridge Footlights, member, then president, 1982–83; appeared in theater productions at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, rector, 1998–.

Member: British Humanist Society.

Awards, Honors: Olivier Award nomination, Society of West End Theatre, 1994, for Neville's Island; Perrier Award, Edinburgh Festival; Special Jury Prize, Montreaux Television Festival, for S and M.


Film Appearances:

Bennett, Drowning in the Shallow End, 1989.

Basil, How to Get Ahead in Advertising, 1989.

Brian, Peter's Friends, Entertainment Film, 1992.

Deveroux, The Crying Game, Miramax, 1992.

Baba, the messenger, Carry on Columbus, Lauren, 1992.

Terry, To Die For (also known as Heaven's a Drag), 1994.

Reg Welch, Up 'n' Under (also known as Up and Under), Entertainment Film, 1998.

Little Ted, The Wedding Tackle, Rat Pack Films, 2000.

Himself, The Very Best of "Have I Got News for You," 2002.

Referee, Blackball, Icon Film Distribution, 2003.

Tom O'Driscoll, Lady Godiva: Back in the Saddle, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Himself, Saturday Stayback, 1983.

Presenter, TX, ITV, 1985.

Tristan Beasley, That's Love, 1988.

Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Channel 4,1988–95.

Clive Anderson Talks Back, Channel 4, 1989.

Title role, This Is David Harper, 1990.

Himself, S and M (also known as Slattery and Mc-Shane), 1991.

The Music Game, HTV, 1992.

Nick Brim, Just a Gigolo, ITV, 1993.

Bore of the Year Awards, 1993.

Trivial Pursuit, 1993.

Just a Minute, 1994–95.

Tibs and Fibs, 1997.

Team captain, Going for a Song, BBC1, 1997.

Linus, Life Begins, ITV, 2003.

Eric, Coronation Street (also known as Corrie), CBC and ITV, 2005.

Dr. Harr, New Street Law, BBC, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Bennett, Drowning in the Shallow End, BBC, 1990.

Stuart Stiles, Ahead of the Class, ITV, 2005.

Sebastian Partridge, The English Harem, ITV, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Various characters, Cambridge Footlights Revue, BBC, 1982.

The Comedy Crowd, Thames, 1988.

Stevens, Collins Meets Coward, Arts and Entertainment, 1992.

Charter 88 Bad Government Awards, Channel 4, 1994.

BBC's 75th Anniversary: A Celebration (also known as 75 Years of BBC Language Programmes: A Celebration), BBC, 2000.

Spelling Bee, ITV, 2005.

An Audience with Joan Rivers, ITV, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

The Lenny Henry Show, BBC, 1985.

Behind the Bike Sheds, ITV, 1985.

Luis Perez, "A Fistful of Pesetas," Boon, 1987.

Voice of Brooke, "Kryten," Red Dwarf, BBC, 1988.

Duc de Herm, "Send Her Victorious," About Face, ITV, 1989.

Himself, "A Fete Worse Than Death," Cluedo (also known as Clue), ITV, 1990.

Tony Sparkle, "He Died a Death," Murder Most Horrid, BBC1, 1991.

Have I Got News for You (also known as Have I Got 1992 for You, Have I Got Old News for You, Have I Got a Little Bit More News for You, and Have I Got the 90s for You), BBC, 1990–93.

The Full Wax, BBC1, 1992, 1993.

Aspel & Company, ITV, 1992.

Bellboy, Black Tie Affair, 1993.

"The Magic Hare," Jackanory, BBC1, 1993.

Friday Night (also known as Terry Wogan's "Friday Night"), BBC1, 1993.

Room 101, BBC, 1994.

Ruby, BBC, 1998, 1999.

Voice of dispensing machine, "Only the Good," Red Dwarf, BBC, 1999.

The Christine Hamilton Show, BBC, 2000.

Michael Chambers, "First Impressions," Casualty, BBC1, 2003.

"Celebrity Easter Special: Part 1," Who Wants to be a Millionaire, syndicated, 2004.

"1990s Special," The Weakest Link, BBC, 2004.

Linus, "Maggie & Helen," Life Begins, ITV and Show-time, 2004.

This Morning (also known as This Morning with Richard and Judy), ITV, 2005.

Kelly, UTV, 2005.

Teddy O'Connor, "Three Steps to Hendon," The Last Detective, ITV, 2005.

Deputy Inspector Hayes, Bad Girls, ITV and BBC America, 2005.

Dallas, "Devi Does Dallas," Meet the Magoons, Channel 4, 2005.

Grumpy Old Men, BBC, 2006.

Also appeared as Sven Garley, "Boyband," Renford Rejects, Nickelodeon.

Stage Appearances:

Me and My Girl, Adelphi Theatre, London, 1986.

Radio Times, Queen's Theatre, London, 1992.

Gordon, Neville's Island, Apollo Theatre, London, 1994.

Private's on Parade, 1996.

Also appeared in Comedy Store Leicester Square.

Radio Appearances:

Redeeming Brian, BBC Radio 2, 1999.

Also a regular guest panelist on BBC radio panel game Just a Minute.


Television Episodes:

Behind the Bike Sheds, ITV, 1983.

Gems, Thames, 1985.

The Music Game, HTV, 1992.

Television Specials:

Cambridge Footlights Revue, BBC, 1983.



The Independent, September 11, 1992, p. 17; May 18, 1998, p. 17.