Invalided out of the army during the First World War, David Powlett-Jones attends an interview for a position at a large public school in Devon. He has serious doubts about his ability to cope with the rigors of teaching but the affable headmaster, Algy Herries, has other ideas...
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To Serve Them All My Days - Frank Middlemass - Netflix
Francis George “Frank” Middlemass (28 May 1919 – 8 September 2006) was an English actor, who even in his early career played older roles. He is best remembered for his television roles as Rocky Hardcastle in As Time Goes By, Algy Herries in To Serve Them All My Days and Dr. Alex Ferrenby in Heartbeat. Middlemass was also active in the Royal Shakespeare Company and was the fourth and final actor to play Dan Archer in The Archers.
To Serve Them All My Days - Later years - Netflix
Even in his eighties, Frank Middlemass was still performing on stage, notably in The Importance of Being Earnest and toured with a one-man show called Frankly Speaking. In his final years, he made appearances in Kavanagh QC, Casualty, The 10th Kingdom, Doctors and Midsomer Murders. In 2005, As Time Goes By returned for two reunion specials, aired in Christmas that year, and this was his final television appearance. Middlemass never married, and for forty years he had a room in the house of his partner, actor Geoffrey Toone, who died in 2005. Middlemass died, aged 87, in Northwood, London.
To Serve Them All My Days - References - Netflix