John Nettleton (actor)

John Nettleton (actor)

John Nettleton (born 5 February 1929 in London) is a British actor.

One of his most notable roles was that of Sir Arnold Robinson, the Cabinet Secretary in "Yes Minister" and President of the Campaign for Freedom of Information in "Yes, Prime Minister" (1980–1988). Another political role for Nettleton was a Conservative Party Member of Parliament in the sitcom "The New Statesman". Meanwhile in Upstairs Downstairs he played Arthur, the brother of MP Richard Bellamy.

Other roles were in the Brian Clemens thriller "And Soon the Darkness" (1970), "The Citadel" (1983), "Brass" (1983), "East of Ipswich" (1987), Reverend Ernest Matthews in the "Doctor Who" serial "Ghost Light" (1989), "Jinnah" (1998), and "Longitude" (2000).

On stage he has appeared in the Lyttelton Theatre in the Royal National Theatre in the 2006 productions of Harley Granville Barker's "The Voysey Inheritance", directed by Peter Gill.

He also voices Grandpa in the PC Game "The Scruffs".

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