Peter Bowles was born in London to parents who were servants to two of the most influential families in Britain.
From New York's Broadway in 1956 to London's Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2006, Peter has starred in many successful plays, whilst playing villains in such iconic TV series as THE SAINT, THE AVENGERS, THE PERSUADERS, SPACE 1999 and THE PRISONER.
He has also starred in many hit TV series including RUMPOLE OF THE BAILEY, ONLY WHEN I LAUGH, THE IRISH R.M., LYTTON'S DIARY and, of course, TO THE MANOR BORN.
ASK ME IF I'M HAPPY is the personal story of an actor who was told on leaving drama school that he would never play an Englishman (and didn't), to becoming known as the quintessential Englishman (and isn't).
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages, 2 x 8 pp colour plates
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
- Publication Date: 03/03/2011
- Category: Individual actors & performers
- ISBN: 9781847399038