Brian’s many theatre appearances include: Dr Prentice What the Butler Saw, D I Fergus Double Death, Frank Educating Rita, Captain Hook Peter Pan, Geoffrey Stepping Out, Nathan Detroit Guys and Dolls, Feste Twelfth Night, Truscott Loot, Frank Mrs Warren’s Profession plus, for the Northcott Theatre: Sopey The Pope’s Wedding, Barnadine Measure for Measure, Nag Endgame, Estragon Waiting for Godot, Sky Masterton Guys and Dolls, Max Miller Happy As a Sandbag.
Film credits include: Mayor Michael Keane Ambleton Delight, Senior Executive Still Crazy, John Knightley Emma, Sid The Chiffy Kids.
Television credits include: Ben Madden Silk, Clifford Starkey WPC 56, Duncan Moving On, Kevin Ellison New Tricks, David Hicks Midsomer Murders, Ozias Harding Where the Heart Is, Richard Hillman Coronation Street, Bob Wheldon Judge John Dread, Andrew Donaldson Taggart, Henry Peak Practice, Jerry Mckenzie Eastenders, Louis Calvino Class Act, Bill Birds of a Feather, Mr Stevens Uncle Jack, Mr Hopwood Grange Hill plus The Bill, Casualty, Full House, Bergerac, The Sweeney, Up the Elephant and Round the Castle, The Gentle Touch, Jack the Ripper, Minder, Dixon of Dock Green, General Hospital, Z Cars.
Brian was nominated for the Manchester Evening News Awards for his performance in Stepping Out. For Coronation Street he was nominated for two Manchester Evening News Awards and won British Soap Awards for Best Actor, Best Villain, Best Exit and Best Storyline – also Best Villain of the Decade 2000 – 2010 Inside Soap Awards.