| || |
profile of the actor Christopher Strauli
Christopher Strauli, in his
own words, is probably best remembered as Norman Binns in the hugely popular
Yorkshire Television series Only When I laugh. Although an earlier series,
also from Yorkshire Television
Raffles is where you may have first encountered Christopher. His
excellent portrayal of Harry 'Bunny' Manders (pictured top right) the
'partner-in-crime' of A.J.Raffles, played by Anthony
Valentine, made this 1970s series compulsive viewing. The characters of Raffles
and Bunny are the creation of E.W Hornung (brother-in-law of Sir Arthur
the sitcom: Only When I laugh
television series' mentioned above however,
are only the tip
of the iceberg of Christopher's television work, and indeed his prolific body
of work in the theatre; including: School for Scandal (Bristol Old Vic
Company), The Winter's Tale (Bristol Old Vic Company), Narrow Road to
the Deep North (Bristol Old Vic Company & Theatre Royal, Bath) and The
Licentious Fly (London - Mermaid Theatre).
as Ratty in The Wind in the Willows at The Old Vic
addition to his television work on the series Raffles and Only When I laugh,
Christopher has made countless other television appearances; these include: Edward
VII for Lew Grade's Associated Television (ATV), Eustace and Hilda
for the BBC, also for the BBC; the Shakespeare series Measure for Measure.
He also appeared in 3 seasons of the comedy series Full House for Thames
Television, playing the character Paul Hatfield.
is currently working predominantly in the Role-play/Communication field, where
he helps to to train medical graduates and professionals within the medical and
veterinary professions. Christopher also does narration and voice-overs, listen
to his showreels by visiting Christopher's official website at the link below.
find out more about Christopher's career, visit his official website where you
can find more comprehensive information about his work in the theatre and on television.
Also find out about current projects Christopher is working on.
to Christopher for use of images
Christopher's official website here