Arthur Hewlett

Arthur Hewlett (12 March 1907 in Southampton, Hampshire – 25 February 1997 in London) was a British actor.[1][2]

Arthur Hewlett
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Arthur Reginald Hewlett

(1907-03-12)12 March 1907
Died25 February 1997(1997-02-25) (aged 89)
Camden, London, England
Spouse(s)Beryl Johnstone (1947–??)
Margaret Denyer (1964 - 1997)
(his death)

Hewlett made his stage debut in 1930 at Plymouth Rep, and his theatre work included the original British production of Bernard Shaw's Buoyant Billions at the Malvern Festival in 1949.[3][4] In 1954 he appeared in the West End in William Douglas Home's political comedy The Manor of Northstead.[5]

He is perhaps best remembered for his roles on television, including Quatermass and the Pit, Police Surgeon, The Avengers, The Saint, No Hiding Place, The Baron, The Troubleshooters, Follyfoot, The Changes, Blake's 7, Doctor Who (in the serials State of Decay and Terror of the Vervoids), Shoestring, Juliet Bravo, The Black Adder and Moondial.[6] Arthur Hewlett also played Dr Grant in Emmerdale Farm in 1973,[7] and the part of Mr Medwin in an episode of Doctor At Large entitled "Where There's A Will".[8]


Year Title Role Notes
1951 Calling Bulldog Drummond Department Store manager who raises the alarm Uncredited
1954 Eight O'Clock Walk Reynolds Uncredited
1954 Delayed Action Battersby Uncredited
1955 The Time of His Life Prison Governor
1960 The Price of Silence Police Commissioner Uncredited
1960 The Gentle Trap Sam
1960 The Professionals Hoskins
1961 The Third Alibi Marshall
1962 Reach for Glory Vicar
1962 Dilemma Piano Tuner
1962 The War Lover Vicar
1965 City Under the Sea First Fisherman Uncredited
1965 The Secret of My Success Rev. William Haversmith Uncredited
1967 Three Bites of the Apple Alfred Guffy
1967 A Challenge for Robin Hood Edwin, the castle steward
1968 A Dandy in Aspic Moon Uncredited
1968 Prudence and the Pill Mr. Ferguson (Chemist) Uncredited
1969 The Assassination Bureau Counterman at Lowe's Uncredited
1971 The Night Visitor Pop
1972 The Pied Piper Otto
1973 Diamonds on Wheels Benjy
1974 The Best of Benny Hill
1974 Man About the House Elderly man
1975 Love Among the Ruins The Usher TV movie
1975 One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing Old Gatekeeper Uncredited
1977 The Prince and the Pauper Fat Man
1987 Personal Services Mr. Francis
1987 Little Dorrit Physician
1988 The Love Child Stan


  1. ^ "Arthur Hewlett".
  2. ^ "Arthur Hewlett - Theatricalia".
  3. ^ "Arthur Hewlett obituary - The Doctor Who Cuttings Archive".
  4. ^ "Production of Malvern Festival - Theatricalia".
  5. ^ "Production of The Manor of Northstead | Theatricalia".
  6. ^ "Arthur Hewlett".
  7. ^ "Emmerdale Farm/Emmerdale All Time Cast & Characters".
  8. ^ "Where There's a Will (1971)".

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