Barry Joseph Evans (June 18, 1943 - February 11, 1997) was an English actor and television performer best known for his appearances in British sitcoms such as Doctor in the House and Mind Your Language.
Born in Guildford, Surrey and abandoned as a baby, Evans was educated at the orphanage boarding schools run by The Shaftesbury Homes, first at Fortescue House School in Twickenham and then at Bisley Boys' School in Bisley, Surrey. His acting ability was recognised at an early age and he often played the leading roles in school plays. Evans attended the Italia Conti Academy and later won a John Gielgud Scholarship to study at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Evans appeared in the film Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (1967), where he was cast as a sex-starved boy who finds it difficult to lose his virginity. One of his first television credits was in the soap opera Crossroads in 1964.
Barry Evans' first major role was in the sitcom Doctor in the House, based on Richard Gordon's...
Die Screaming, Marianne (also Die, Beautiful Marianne) is a 1971 British low-budget film by minor cult director Pete Walker. Although Walker’s films were mostly in the horror or sexploitation genres, this is a straight horror-thriller.
Marianne, a nightclub dancer, is on the run from vicious criminals. On her 21st birthday, she will inherit a vast fortune as well as some legal papers that will incriminate her father, a crooked Judge. When her father invites Marianne to his estate in Portugal, a game of cat-and-mouse begins.
This article is about a film. For the traditional song (from which the film title ultimately derives), see Here We Go Round the Mulberry BushHere We Go Round the Mulberry Bush is a 1967 British film made based on the novel of the same name by Hunter DaviesThe film starred Barry Evans, Judy Geeson and Angela Scoular and was directed by Clive Donner.
The film's title track was written by Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi and performed by Traffic. Winwood's previous group the Spencer Davis Group made a cameo appearance in the film. Andy Ellison also appears in the film with his song It's Been A Long Time.
The location for the film was the Hertfordshire new town of Stevenage.