Paul has recently been filming a time travel love story that explores the ephemeral nature of life.
Set in 1982, ‘Thousand Yesterdays’, shot on 16mm black and white film stock, shows the strange meeting between an elderly military veteran and his younger self. As Charlie Rainbird tries to explain to his younger self how to survive the trenches of WWI he inevitably revisits aspects of his eventful subsequent life.
Paul plays Charlie Rainbird, Timothy Innes is Young Charlie.
Paul has recently been filming a time travel love story that explores the ephemeral nature of life.
Paul currently appears in a short film that encourages businesses to consider the value that the UK's 900,000 working-age veterans can bring to their businesses. What Does an Idea Sound Like which features on the VeteransWork.org.uk website features a cast of UK actors and celebrities: Paul, Matt Barber, Clare Balding OBE, Robert Rinder, Richard Wilson, Olivia Poulet, Michelle Collins, Nick Knowles, Larry Lamb and Joanna Lumley OBEWatch
Comedian Liam Williams recounts his youthful misadventures in this autobiographical sitcom. Episode one sees Liam anxiously awaiting A-Level results before trying to find his feet in a most alien of new environments, Cambridge University. Paul plays Dad/Kevin.
British Comedy Guide interview. Thurs 5th Oct at 11pm on Radio 4
On Sunday 24th Sept Paul was pleased to participate in a short film produced by The Drive Project team and directed by Jacob Perlmutter - part of the Veterans Work Campaign/Deloitte UK. Filmed at BT’s HQ in Newgate Street, London - What Does an Idea Sound Like? - is aimed at businesses big and small promoting careers for service veterans. Matt Barber links contributions from Richard Wilson, Olivia Poulet, Michelle Collins, Larry Lamb, Nick Knowles, Joanna Lumley, veteran Rav Wilding and Paul.More
A gentle taste of la dolce vita as five senior celebrities embark on a cooking trip to Italy.
Judith Chalmers, Johnny Ball, Rula Lenska, Ian Lavender and Diana Moran set up home in a Tuscan villa, where they experience Italian life, learn a bit of the language and, most importantly, learn how to cook like an Italian.
Paul will narrate this weekly series in 4 episodes
Series 1 ep1, Friday 29th Sept 9pm Channel 5
Paul will be appearing in ep5 of the latest series of Doc Martin which starts today on ITV.
This will be series 8 of the Martin Clunes drama in which Clunes plays the uptight but brilliant GP who has been relocated to the fictional Cornish village of Portwenn. Paul will play Walter O’Donnell.
Series 8 ep5, Wednesday 18th Oct 9pm ITV
Paul recently recorded an episode of Doctors for transmission in January 2018.
In ‘Boisterous’ by Paul Campbell, Paul plays Douglas Harper, a retired lawyer living with his lawyer daughter Becky played by Pandora Colin, and his grandson Rufus - Zac Pile. Zac was a member of the von Trapp family in ’The Sound of Music - Live’ in which Paul played Franz the butler.
January 2018 BBC One.
Thursday 3rd August brought round the annual Cats Protection National Cat Awards, held once more at the Savoy Hotel, London and sponsored again by Purina.
Paul was again involved, this year as one of the judges for overall winner. Watch the video (link below) for details of this amazingly supportive black-and-white puss Genie and her brave, inspirational 12 year old owner.
Much more information and videos of the all the winners and judges at www.cats.org.uk
Full list of overall winner judges at http://www.cats.org.uk/get-involved/nca/meet-the-nca-winner-judges
Jodie Whittaker - soon to be the latest incarnation of Doctor Who - stars as NHS nurse Cath Hardacre in this new psychological thriller.
Driven to impersonating a doctor after being fired for whistleblowing, Cath, a caring mother and daughter, struggles to maintain her deception under the increasing strain of her complex double life.
Paul plays Cath’s father, Arthur Hardacre, in this four part series - Red Productions for BBC TV
Tuesday 8th August, 9pm BBC One.
BBC One’s new Jimmy McGovern drama Broken will premiere on Tuesday May 23rd at 9pm. Broken is described as a “State of the Nation Piece” that follows Father Michael Kerrigan (Sean Bean), a Catholic priest presiding over a Northern urban parish. Paul plays Joe Kerrigan in four episodes.Created and written by Jimmy McGovern, Broken is made by LA Productions for the BBC.Trailer
Paul will be travelling to Cornwall soon to begin filming for a new series of ITV's Doc Martin. This will be series 8 of the Martin Clunes drama in which Clunes plays the uptight but brilliant GP who has been relocated to the fictional Cornish village of Portwenn. Paul will play Walter O’Donnell. Airing in the autumn on ITV, Doc Martin is made by Buffalo Pictures.Read More
Paul recently completed filming in Scotland on this upcoming BBC psychological thriller, Trust Me – a gripping story about a woman’s attempt to start a new life. Paul plays Arthur Hardacre. Airing soon on BBC One, Trust Me is made by RED Production Company through BBC Scotland and will be internationally distributed by StudioCanal.Read More
This short British film in which Paul plays lead Ernie has recently been selected for The Beverly Hills Film Festival - April 26th - 30th. Earlier this month the film received a Best Short Film Award at NIFF in India and Paul also received a Special Commendation in their Best Actor category.Read More
Filming has recently begun in Scotland on Dan Sefton’s (Good Karma Hospital, Delicious, Mr Selfridge) character-led contemporary and psychological thriller, Trust Me – a gripping story about a woman’s attempt to start a new life. Paul plays Arthur Hardacre. Airing on BBC One, Trust Me is made by RED Production Company through BBC Scotland and will be internationally distributed by StudioCanal.Read More
If you missed it first time around theres a second chance to hear series 2 of this hugely popular radio comedy on BBC Radio 4. When the lights from a new zebra crossing outside Tom's parent's house causes insomnia in the Wrigglesworth household, Tom's dad, played by Paul, is forced to take matters into his own hands and cause a fuss. Not perhaps in the way everyone else would though... Monday 23rd January 11.30 BBC Radio 4Read More
The first in a two-part festive special catching up with Alan, Celia and their families. Two years after the death of her wife, Caroline faces further changes when she hears about a job at a different school, with her mother and Alan not too happy at the thought of her moving away, but it seems their amateur dramatics is their prime concern. Family drama, starring Derek Jacobi, Anne Reid, Sarah Lancashire and Nicola Walker. Paul plays Harry. BBC One Monday 19th, Tuesday 20th December at 9pmRead More
Filming is now complete on ‘Last Tango in Halifax series 4’ - two bumper seasonal episodes ideal for transmission during the Christmas period. Sally Wainwright's hugely successful series, popular on both sides of the Atlantic, stars Anne Reid and Derek Jacobi as well as Sarah Lancashire and Nicola Walker. Paul will again play Harry Wallace, friend and thorn in the side of Alan - Derek Jacobi. The new series, a Red Production for BBC TV, is directed by Juliet May and produced by Karen Lewis
A second chance to see Paul in the BBC One drama series Moving On. Series of dramas linked by a central theme: how to 'move on' and pass turning points in lifePaul plays Ronnie in 'Passengers'. Ronnie's world is shattered when a momentary lapse of memory causes an accident that will change his life forever. BBC One Tuesday 15th November at 2.15Read More
60th Anniversary Fundraiser, THE BASH. It’s going to be a fast fun frolic through the Royal Court back catalogue! It takes place on Wednesday evening 2nd November. Rita, Sue & Bob Too by Andrea Dunbar was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre in 1982 - Joanne Whalley was Rita; Lesley Manville, Sue; and Paul was Bob. Paul will join Joanne and Lesley in an excerpt from this seminal play 34 years on from their original performances.Read More
Filming has begun in Liverpool on Jimmy McGovern’s new 6 part series for BBC TV, working title “Broken” starring Sean Bean. Ashley Pearce is directing for LA Productions, exec producer Colin McKeown. Paul will play Joe Kerrigan in three episodes alongside David McLelland and Steve Garti (pictured).Read More
Filming is to commence on Monday 3rd October for Last Tango in Halifax series 4 and should be completed in time for Christmas transmission. Sally Wainwright’s hugely popular and successful series will again be produced by Karen Lewis for Red Production Company and directed by Juliet May. Paul will again play Harry, grandad of Ellie played by Katherine Rose Morley (pictured).Read More
The popular Radio Four comedy Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups returns this week. In 'Strangers on a Train' Tom enlists the help of his Dad (Paul) to take delivery of an important package while Mum bites the bullet and learns to drive.Series 4 episode 1 Thursday 25th August 18.30 BBC RADIO 4 FMRead More
The Nest Egg, a short film produced by Martina Silcock and directed by Lucy Patrick Ward for Stealing Horses Productions has been selected for this years BAFTA recognised Aesthetica Short Film Festival in November. In The Nest Egg, the story of a chicken suit, benevolence and eggs, Paul plays Ernie.More
Major BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Primo Levi's element-themed stories about life, work and matter. Paul will read 'Lead', set in the ancient world, a prospector travels from northern to southern Europe in search of the valuable, but toxic, lead rock.Fri 22 Jul 2016 at 09:45 BBC RADIO 4 FMRead More
The return of the radio comedy series ‘Tom Wrigglesworth’s Hang Ups’ is imminent with four new episodes scheduled to record mid July. Series 4 will be produced by Richard Morris for broadcast later in the year on BBC Radio 4. Paul will again play Tom’s extremely eccentric father.Read More
Paul will be appearing in a new drama next week on BBC One. Reg by Jimmy McGovern is based on the true story of Reg Keys, the father of a royal military policeman, who took on the British prime minister over Britain's participation in the Iraq War.Tim Roth plays Reg. Monday 6th June 9.00pm BBC One.Trailer
Paul will be narrating three live concerts focusing on Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation of the globe in 1577-80 and weaving together music of the period with new music written by Orlando Gough.The concerts will be performed in Salisbury on 8th June, Alwinton on 11th and Manchester on 14thMore
A Special Guest, a short film written and directed by Kae Bahar has just been released. The film had its first festival submission, and won Jury’s Special Mention Award in Short of the Year – Madrid, Spain.
Anita Dobson and Paul play an elderly couple charged with looking after a young Kurdish boy.