Anthony Jackson (actor)

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Anthony Thomas Jackson (18 February 1944 – 26 November 2006) was an English actor, who reached his widest audiences as founder of the eponymous ghost hiring agency in the long-running BBC children's comedy series Rentaghost.wikipedia
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Rentaghost

Anthony Thomas Jackson (18 February 1944 – 26 November 2006) was an English actor, who reached his widest audiences as founder of the eponymous ghost hiring agency in the long-running BBC children's comedy series Rentaghost.
When actor Michael Darbyshire (who played the role of Davenport) died in 1979, Anthony Jackson (Mumford) declined to appear in the next series, leaving Michael Staniforth's Claypole the sole original ghost.

List of Carleton Hobbs Bursary winners

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He studied at Rose Bruford College and in 1965 joined the Radio Drama Company by winning the Carlton Hobbs Bursary.

Ivor the Engine

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Jackson also provided a large number of voices in the animated children's series Ivor the Engine and went on to have roles in many long-running British television series.
Voices were performed by Oliver Postgate, Anthony Jackson and Olwen Griffiths.

Bless This House (British TV series)

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He also appeared in the sitcoms Bless This House, All Our Saturdays, Mind Your Language, Citizen Smith, Dynasty, The Detectives, Lovejoy, Softly, Softly, Barlow at Large and Only Fools and Horses.

All Our Saturdays

He also appeared in the sitcoms Bless This House, All Our Saturdays, Mind Your Language, Citizen Smith, Dynasty, The Detectives, Lovejoy, Softly, Softly, Barlow at Large and Only Fools and Horses.

The Dreamstone

Jackson also did voiceovers for animation including the TV series The Dreamstone, Budgie the Little Helicopter, Shakespeare: The Animated Tales, Watership Down, The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends and Testament: The Bible in Animation and the film A Monkey's Tale.

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales

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Jackson also did voiceovers for animation including the TV series The Dreamstone, Budgie the Little Helicopter, Shakespeare: The Animated Tales, Watership Down, The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends and Testament: The Bible in Animation and the film A Monkey's Tale.

The Hobbit

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Jackson played the part of The Tale Bearer (a narrator not included in the original story) in the 1968 BBC Radio dramatisation of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit.
It starred Anthony Jackson as narrator, Paul Daneman as Bilbo and Heron Carvic as Gandalf.

The Storyteller (TV series)

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He also did voices in live-action shows and films including The Storyteller, Labyrinth and A.D.A.M.
The Devils are performed by David Barclay, Michael Bayliss, Marcus Clarke, Richard Coombs, John Eccleston, Geoff Foxx, Brian Henson, Mike Quinn, and Francis Wright while Tony Jackson, Peter Hawkins, and Peter Marinker voice the Devils.

Budgie the Little Helicopter

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Jackson also did voiceovers for animation including the TV series The Dreamstone, Budgie the Little Helicopter, Shakespeare: The Animated Tales, Watership Down, The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends and Testament: The Bible in Animation and the film A Monkey's Tale.

Labyrinth (1986 film)

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He also did voices in live-action shows and films including The Storyteller, Labyrinth and A.D.A.M.

Watership Down (TV series)

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Jackson also did voiceovers for animation including the TV series The Dreamstone, Budgie the Little Helicopter, Shakespeare: The Animated Tales, Watership Down, The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends and Testament: The Bible in Animation and the film A Monkey's Tale.

The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends

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Jackson also did voiceovers for animation including the TV series The Dreamstone, Budgie the Little Helicopter, Shakespeare: The Animated Tales, Watership Down, The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends and Testament: The Bible in Animation and the film A Monkey's Tale.

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Anthony Thomas Jackson (18 February 1944 – 26 November 2006) was an English actor, who reached his widest audiences as founder of the eponymous ghost hiring agency in the long-running BBC children's comedy series Rentaghost.

Rose Bruford College

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He studied at Rose Bruford College and in 1965 joined the Radio Drama Company by winning the Carlton Hobbs Bursary.

Radio Drama Company

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He studied at Rose Bruford College and in 1965 joined the Radio Drama Company by winning the Carlton Hobbs Bursary.

Mermaid Theatre

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Later he played at the Mermaid Theatre and the Nottingham Playhouse.

Nottingham Playhouse

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Later he played at the Mermaid Theatre and the Nottingham Playhouse.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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Jackson played the part of The Tale Bearer (a narrator not included in the original story) in the 1968 BBC Radio dramatisation of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit.

Mind Your Language

He also appeared in the sitcoms Bless This House, All Our Saturdays, Mind Your Language, Citizen Smith, Dynasty, The Detectives, Lovejoy, Softly, Softly, Barlow at Large and Only Fools and Horses.

Citizen Smith

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He also appeared in the sitcoms Bless This House, All Our Saturdays, Mind Your Language, Citizen Smith, Dynasty, The Detectives, Lovejoy, Softly, Softly, Barlow at Large and Only Fools and Horses.

Dynasty (1981 TV series)

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He also appeared in the sitcoms Bless This House, All Our Saturdays, Mind Your Language, Citizen Smith, Dynasty, The Detectives, Lovejoy, Softly, Softly, Barlow at Large and Only Fools and Horses.

The Detectives (1993 TV series)

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He also appeared in the sitcoms Bless This House, All Our Saturdays, Mind Your Language, Citizen Smith, Dynasty, The Detectives, Lovejoy, Softly, Softly, Barlow at Large and Only Fools and Horses.

Softly, Softly (TV series)

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He also appeared in the sitcoms Bless This House, All Our Saturdays, Mind Your Language, Citizen Smith, Dynasty, The Detectives, Lovejoy, Softly, Softly, Barlow at Large and Only Fools and Horses.

Barlow at Large

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He also appeared in the sitcoms Bless This House, All Our Saturdays, Mind Your Language, Citizen Smith, Dynasty, The Detectives, Lovejoy, Softly, Softly, Barlow at Large and Only Fools and Horses.