Timothy West

Timothy West

Timothy Lancaster West CBE is an English actor and presenter who appeared frequently on stage and television over a six-decade-plus career. He cemented himself as one of Britain’s most versatile actors across his stage performances, especially in Shakespeare plays, and his beloved work on screen as a character actor. More recently, Timothy and his wife and fellow actor Prunella Scales co-presented the much loved Great Canal Journeys, in which both Timothy and Prunella were widely praised for talked frankly about Prunella’s dementia.

Timothy’s memoir Pru & Me was published by Michael Joseph in 2023.